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Conrad showers praises on NPP’s new entrant – Dr. DD Lapang

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SHILLONG, Dec 10: The Chief Minister of Meghalaya, Conrad Sangma has sung praises of Dr. DD Lapang who formally joined the National People’s Party (NPP) during a grand function held for this purpose at Nongpoh in Ri Bhoi district on Monday.
“Sir Lapang joining NPP has added tremendous value to the party. His experience, wisdom and knowledge will guide the party to grow further as we propagate the agenda of raising the concerns of the people of Meghalaya and Northeast,” Conrad had said while welcoming Dr. Lapang into the party.

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Agnes discharged from NEIGRIHMS

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SHILLONG, Dec 10: Having spent over a month undergoing treatment at the North Eastern Indira Gandhi Regional Institute of Health and Medical Science (NEIGRIHMS) after being brutally assaulted in East Jaintia Hills (EJH) district, the president of the Civil Society Women’s Organization (CSWO) was finally discharged from the super specialty hospital on Monday.
She has however been asked to attend follow up treatment in the hospital’s Out Patient Department of Neurosurgery, Psychiatry and orthopaedics.

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10th East Himalayan Expo a platform for on-spot business tie-ups: Guv

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SHILLONG, Dec 10: The Governor of Meghalaya, Tathagata Roy has dubbed the 10th East Himalayan Expo, 2018 which he inaugurated on Monday as a platform for a long term on-spot business tie-up for the entrepreneurs.
Addressing the gathering at the inaugural programme, the Governor said that the expo will be a platform for a long term on-spot business tie-up for the entrepreneurs. “North eastern region being endowed with rich natural resources has a potential to bring in more opportunities in the trade and tourism sector, he said.

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Govt to stand guarantor for MeECL loan

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SHILLONG, Dec 10: The Deputy Chief Minister of Meghalaya, Prestone Tynsong has informed that the state cabinet has approved of a proposal from the state’s power department for the state government to act as a guarantor to enable the Meghalaya Energy Corporation Limited (MeECL) to avail loan of Rs 170 crore.
“The government with the approval of the cabinet has agreed to be the guarantor for the corporation to avail the loan,” Tynsong had said after a cabinet meeting that was held here on Monday while adding that the loan will enable MeECL to improve power supply.

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Govt to spend additional Rs 58 crore on teachers

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SHILLONG, Dec 10: The implementation of the 7th Central Pay Commission to college teachers in Meghalaya will cost the state government a whooping Rs. 58.5 as has been revealed on Monday.

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