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    Govt Jobs for Those Who Donate Land for Developmental Projects: Mukul

Govt Jobs for Those Who Donate Land for Developmental Projects: Mukul

The Meghalaya cabinet has approved a proposal to provide government jobs to people who donate land for various developmental projects, Chief Minister Mukul Sangma has announced. “We have approved a

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    Mukul Directs Finance Dept to Examine Pay Commission Recommendations

Mukul Directs Finance Dept to Examine Pay Commission Recommendations

Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma on Wednesday said the Finance department has been directed to examine the recommendations submitted by the Fifth State Pay Commission to ensure it is implementation

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    SC Instructs Meghalaya to Start Construction of Umroi Airport

SC Instructs Meghalaya to Start Construction of Umroi Airport

In a recent development, Supreme Court on Wednesday has removed the hurdles in the expansion of Umroi airport in Meghalaya. Further the apex court has asked the state government to

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    Pay Panel Wants 25.6 Percent Hike for Meghalaya Employees

Pay Panel Wants 25.6 Percent Hike for Meghalaya Employees

The Fifth Meghalaya Pay Commission on Wednesday recommended a pay hike by 25.6 percent to state government employees and pensioners, an official said. The three-member pay panel headed by former

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    Assam Governor’s Bodyguards Injured in Meghalaya Accident

Assam Governor’s Bodyguards Injured in Meghalaya Accident

Assam Governor Banwarilal Purohit’s security convoy on Wednesday was involved in an accident in Meghalaya, in which five of his bodyguards were injured, police said. Purohit, who is also the

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    GNLA Kills Civilian in Meghalaya

GNLA Kills Civilian in Meghalaya

A bullet-riddled body was found on Wednesday near the India-Bangladesh border in Meghalaya, police said. The victim was identified as Olget R. Marak, 53. He was gunned down in the

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GNLA Rebel Gun Downed

  GNLA Rebel Gun Downed

NET Bureau, Saidul Khan A Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) cadre was killed in an encounter at Gare Ringdi village

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Eight Police Vehicles Gutted in Fire in Meghalaya

  Eight Police Vehicles Gutted in Fire in Meghalaya

As many as eight police vehicles, including three two-wheelers, were gutted in a fire inside a Meghalaya Police battalion headquarters

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Shillong MP Bats to Introduce Bezbaruah Committee Report in Parliament

  Shillong MP Bats to Introduce Bezbaruah Committee Report in Parliament

Amendments to law for dealing with discrimination against Northeasterners as per MP Bezbaruah Committee report should be brought in the

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3 Congress MLAs Likely to Join BJP: MPCC

  3 Congress MLAs Likely to Join BJP: MPCC

Meghalaya Pradesh Congress Committee (MPCC) has admitted that at three of their MLA’s are most likely to desert the party

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Plain Belt Erupts Against Mukul, Demands Road Repair

  Plain Belt Erupts Against Mukul, Demands Road Repair

NET Bureau, Saidul Khan Over 500 youth from plain belt area of West Garo Hills on Monday erupted in anger

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Five Policemen Arrested for Striping Women and Assaulting

  Five Policemen Arrested for Striping Women and Assaulting

NET Bureau, Saidul Khan Five policemen on Monday were arrested for their involvement in harassing a family on Friday midnight at Dekachang in Resubelpara, North

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Tourist Inflow to Meghalaya Has Doubled in Last 10 Years

  Tourist Inflow to Meghalaya Has Doubled in Last 10 Years

Tourists inflow to Meghalaya has doubled in the past 10-years and the number is increasing at a rapid rate, officials

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Meghalaya Policeman Shoots Dead Senior, Flees with Weapon

  Meghalaya Policeman Shoots Dead Senior, Flees with Weapon

A Meghalaya Police constable, who was allegedly drunk, shot dead his senior in West Jaintia Hills district early on Sunday

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Four Timber Smugglers Held in Meghalaya

  Four Timber Smugglers Held in Meghalaya

Four timber smugglers were apprehended from Rongkhon on the outskirts of Tura in West Garo Hills district of Meghalaya in

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Umngot River: A Tourist Hotspot in Meghalaya

  Umngot River: A Tourist Hotspot in Meghalaya

Umngot River in the remote town of Dawki has been a major crowd puller with its lush greenery and crystal

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Mukul Eye NPP Stronghold Songsak Constituency for 2018 Polls

  Mukul Eye NPP Stronghold Songsak Constituency for 2018 Polls

NET Bureau, Saidul Khan  Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma is eyeing Songsak constituency in East Garo Hills, which is a

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