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Hundreds of NE youth fall prey to rampant Internet job fraud

Written by Meghalaya Times. Posted in Editorial

Thomas Lim
Hundreds of youth from the North Eastern Region are seeking all possible help to recover their security deposit money from SK Placement Agency located at Delhi, Kolkatta and Punjab. They were assured of jobs at European countries as computer data entry operators, trainees for malls in Europe amidst very attractive terms and conditions of no fee for placement. This offer was on a ‘first come first served’ basis where they had to submit documents for processing for the employment letter.

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In the midst of ethnicity discords, Cry for new India by 2022

Written by Meghalaya Times. Posted in Editorial

Thomas Lim
Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan read out the resolution: Today (August 9, 2017) in the 75th year of the Quit India movement, we pledge to form a powerful, prosperous, clean, glorious India which is corruption free, has good administration, is advanced in science and technology and committed to everyone’s development. She was reading the resolution pledging to create an inclusive and prosperous India of the dreams of freedom fighters by 2022, the 75th anniversary of India’s Independence.
Mahajan also stressed that 125 crore Indians will be dedicated to manifest the concept of a country full of harmony and nationalism, committed to protecting the values of democracy.

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Meghalaya ranks 3rd in number of polluted rivers in North East

Written by Meghalaya Times. Posted in Editorial

Thomas Lim
The Meghalaya Government is making an attempt to clean up Wah (River) Umkhrah and Wah Umshyrpi, whereas the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) has declared that the state has 10 polluted rivers, which is third highest in North Eastern region. The state with the most number of polluted rivers in the region is Assam (28), followed by Manipur (12). The assessment was conducted in 2015 and identified 302 polluted stretches on 275 rivers.
According to the Union Environment Minister Harsh Vardhan, of 445 rivers, 275 have polluted stretches with Maharashtra topping the chart with the maximum number.

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North Eastern region continues to be ignored by ‘Main stream India’

Written by Meghalaya Times. Posted in Editorial

Thomas Lim
Recent political developments in the North Eastern region have indicated that most central leaders and political parties do not shown keen interest in the developmental and social security of the habitats. In a huge blow to Sharad Pawar, Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leaders in Arunachal Pradesh on August 7, 2017 dissolved the party and merged it with the National People’s Party (NPP) in the state. On the other side of the region on same day, a month after Mamata Banerjee-led Trinamool Congress expelled its six Tripura legislators and they formally joined Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the presence of ministers from the Union and Assam governments.

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VVIPs convoy keeps involving in freak road accidents in Shillong

Written by Meghalaya Times. Posted in Editorial

Thomas Lim
Meghalaya Governor, Banwarilal Purohit narrowly missed being involved in an accident on August 2, 2017, in Mawiong area when the convoy was heading towards the Shillong Raj Bhavan but his security convoy was not so lucky as one of the vehicles crashed into a pick – up van resulting in injuries to five of the security personnel travelling in the vehicle. Last year Meghalaya Chief Minister, Dr Mukul M Sangma also had narrowly escape when a local taxi dashed into his vehicle in Upper Shillong while he was proceeding to Helipad.

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