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Govt urged to exempt old vehicles from HSRP registration

Posted in June 2012

Staff Reporter
SHILLONG, JUNE 28:
The members of the Federation of Khasi – Jaintia and Garo People  - East Khasi hills Unit (FKJGP-EKHU) on Thursday called upon the State Transport Minister, AT Mondal and demanded that the government should ‘exclude’ all old vehicles from High Security Registration Plate (HSRP) registration.
After the meeting with the state Transport Minister, FKJGP-EKHU publicity secretary Eldie N Lyngdoh said “The organization has demand that all old vehicles in the state should be exempted from the HSRP registration.”

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AILAF demand separate High Courts for NER States, Supreme Court bench

Posted in June 2012

Staff Reporter
SHILLONG, June 28:
Concerned over the lack of justice delivery systems in the region, the All India Legal Aid Forum (AILAF) on Thursday demanded the Central Government to create separate ‘high-courts’ for the states in the North East India as well as setting up a ‘Supreme Court bench’ for the North East Zone which will cater to the needs and aspirations of the people of the region especially the downtrodden.
Notably, at present ‘Guwahati High Court’ is the only Court catering to need of the entire North East region.

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SSCSPAC elect Office Bearers Women’s Wing

Posted in June 2012

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Shillong, June 28:
The Shillong South Constituency Social Political Awareness Committee (SSCSPAC) has elected the office bearers Women’s Wing at a meeting held on June 18, 2012 at Laban, Shillong.

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BDOs asked to adhere guidelines on MGNREGA, IAY implementation

Posted in June 2012

Staff Reporter
SHILLONG, June 28:
The Deputy Commissioner (DC) of East Khasi Hills (EKH) district recently has directed all the Block Development Officer (BDO) to strictly adhere to the guidelines and provisions laid by the central government on the implementation of the different flagship programmes of the Government particularly the MGNREGA and IAY.
Altogether there are 80 Community & Rural Development Block (C&RD) including Mylliem, Mawphlang, Mawsynram, Mawryngkneng, Mawkynrew, Pynursla, Khatarshnong-Laitkroh and Shella-Bholaganj C&RD Block in the district.

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NGOs demands better quality transformers for uninterrupted power supply

Posted in June 2012

Staff Reporter
SHILLONG, June 28:
Concerned over the pathetic and irregular power supply, a delegation of the Khasi Students’ Union – South West Khasi Hills Unit (KSU-SWKHU) Thursday met Meghalaya Power Minister AT Mondal demanding the state government to install adequate and quality ‘transformers’ to provide un-interrupt power supply to villages falling under East Khasi hills and West Khasi hills district.

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