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13 coal laden trucks gutted by GNLA

Posted in March 2012

Staff Reporter
Shillong, March 31:
Suspected Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) militants Saturday gutted 13 coal laden trucks in a parking lot on the way to Goalpara, East Garo Hills.
There were a total of 15 trucks in the parking lot, two were spared.
The reason, however, behind the reported incident could not be ascertained.
Police, on the other, said it was quite certain of GNLA’s hand in the act.


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Offlyn Dohling re-elected as Rangbah Shnong of Malki

Posted in March 2012

Staff Reporter
Shillong, March 31:
HP Offlyn Dohling was on Saturday re-elected as the Rangbah Shnong of Malki unopposed, who was earlier forced to step down for his alleged involvement in a controversial case.
The pubic gathered at Malki Ground, belonging to various localities of Malki, in one voice agreed to unanimously re - elect Dohling as their Rangbah Shnong.

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HC seeks report from Meghalaya on steps to control pollutants

Posted in March 2012

Shillong, March 31: Taking suo moto action on the CAG report on air, water and environmental pollution in Meghalaya, the Gauhati High Court has sought clarification from the state government on steps taken to manage the pollutants.
The Shillong Bench of the Gauhati High Court has directed the state government, on Thursday last, to provide details of the steps taken by it to monitor, control and manage air, water and waste pollution in the state, within three weeks.

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Foundation stone for “Khasi Heritage Village” laid

Posted in March 2012

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SHILLONG, March 31:
Khasi Hills Autonomous District Council (KHADC)’s CEM, PN Syiem, Saturday laid the foundation stone for the “Khasi Heritage Village” project at Mawphlang village, 26 kilometers from Shillong city.
The idea behind the project is to preserve the rich traditional and cultural diversity of the “Khasis”.

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MFA honors CM for supporting, promoting football

Posted in March 2012

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Shillong, March 31:
For his active contribution to the game of football in the State, Chief Minister Dr Mukul Sangma was on Saturday felicitated by Meghalaya Football Association (MFA).
Lauding the CM’s “interest and active support in the promotion of sports in the State by virtue of physical evidences at the ground”, MFA secretary Larsing Sawyan explained that the gesture was a token of appreciation from MFA to the CM for his benevolence and far sightedness.

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