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Seven critically injured in road accidents

Posted in June 2012

Staff Reporter
SHILLONG, June 27:
Seven people were critically injured in separate road accident in the city.
A Mahindra Bolero, bearing registration number AS OI X – 8413, travelling towards Hailakandi from Guwahati was involved in a head on collision with another Mahindra Bolero (ML O5 H – 4291) coming from the opposite direction at Riatiamkynthei (in between Pommura and Mawlyndep) under Mawryngkneng Block, East Khasi Hills district on Wednesday at about 10:30 am.

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UDP seek support for Purno's Presidential Candidature

Posted in June 2012

Our Bureau
Shillong, June 27:
The United Democratic Party (UDP), Tura City Unit has appealed to all legislatures, MPs and political leaders of North East (NE) India to support Purno A Sangma’s candidature for the post of Indian President.

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MUPSTA urge Govt to resolve boundary dispute with Assam

Posted in June 2012

Staff Reporter
SHILLONG, June 27:
The Meghalaya Upper Primary School Teachers’ Association (MUPSTA) Wednesday urged upon the state government to resolve the long pending boundary dispute with Assam in the interest of the people living in the border areas.
Submitting a memorandum to the Chief Minister Dr Mukul Sangma here, the MUPSTA said, “We request upon the government to take up the issue seriously by finding ways and means in solving the problem in the interest of the people living in the border areas”.

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Vocational Training Improvement Project for ITI Upgradation

Posted in June 2012

Shillong, June 27: The Ministry of Labour and Employment, Government of India, is implementing a scheme for up gradation of 400 ITIs in the country into Centres of Excellence namely “Vocational Training Improvement Project” with assistance from the World Bank.

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‘Cancer is now totally curable’

Posted in June 2012

Staff Reporter
SHILLONG, June 27:
Traditional methods can cure Cancer but there is a need for awareness among the people regarding the disease, opined Deputy Director of Sports and Youth Affairs, J S R Marak at a ‘Survivor Meet of Cancer Patients’ organized by State Cancer Society of Meghalaya (SCSM) and Joint Director of Health and Services (DHS) in collaboration with Civil Hospital, here on Wednesday.
Marak, who himself is a cancer patient, said, “There is need to spread awareness among the people regarding the disease.”

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