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Revised rates for Labourers

Posted in June 2012

Shillong, June 29: In the Notification issued, the Government of Meghalaya proposed to revise the minimum wages to skilled, semi-skilled and unskilled labourers at Rs 170, Rs 150 and Rs 130 respectively.
The revised rates are inclusive of dearness allowance but exclusive of other concession, if any, enjoyed by the employees. The existing task and hours of work that is 8 hours a day, 48 hours a week shall continue until further orders.

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Statistics important for transparency, policy building

Posted in June 2012

Staff Reporter
SHILLONG, June 29:
Statistics is very important for transparency and policy building in the development of any country, said Director of the Directorate of Economics and Statistics A. Marbaniang while observing the 3rd National Statistics Day held at Don Bosco Youth Center, Shillong, here on Friday.

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Businessmen kidnapped

Posted in June 2012

Shillong, June 29 (PTI): Two prominent businessmen were kidnapped allegedly by GNLA militants from a remote market in South Garo Hills of Meghalaya, police said Friday.

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GNLA kills one, brands him police informer

Posted in June 2012

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SHILLONG, June 29:
The Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) Thursday shot dead one Dusing Ch Marak in East Garo hills district.
Police informed that the GNLA has left a note stating that Marak has been working as “police-informer”.
The bullet infested body of Marak was recovered near Williamnagar, Resubelpara sub-division in East Garo hills district, they said.

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District Task Force on Child labour inspects restaurants and shops

Posted in June 2012

Shillong, June 29: The District Task Force on Child Labour, East Khasi Hills, in its inspection in restaurants, tea Shops etc., in the vicinity of Shillong city on Wednesday last detected certain shops employing Child Labour. These are Sharma Tea Stall, Thana Road, Police Bazar hotel, Thana Road, Vaishali Restaurant, Thana Road and Ambassador Restaurant, Police Bazar.

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