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120 villages from Wageasi come together about the issue in NH-62

Posted in March 2012

Our Bureau
Shillong, March 01:
In a memorandum submitted to the Deputy Commissioner, East Garo Hills, the Wageasi Surrounding Area Development Committee (WSADC) has alleged that the District administration is not taking any action towards the vehicles carrying overload at NH-62.
WSADC held a meeting on public transportation carrying beyond 9 metric tons of load and to save the National Highway (NH) 62 from further deterioration at Wageasi School field on February 4 last.
Under the Chairmanship of Orith R.Marak, attending public of the region unanimously resolved to undertake some democratic steps to stop the public transport from carrying beyond 9 metric tons of load and to save the NH 62, as it is the lifeline of East and South Garo Hills.

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Children Film Festival in Meghalaya focuses popularizing education through films

Posted in March 2012

Staff Reporter
SHILLONG, March 01:
The first two – day Children Film Festival in Meghalaya got underway on Thursday, with an aim of popularizing education through films.
A total of 8 films made for children were screened for students coming from the different schools in the city.
“This is first of its kind Children Film Festival in the state, that are educative in nature encouraging them to understand the culture and diversity of the different countries around the world”, Director of Children Film Society, India, Monic Mahi, said.

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Online State Public Grievance Redressal, Monitoring System launched

Posted in March 2012

Staff Reporter
SHILLONG, March 01:
To ensure smooth communication with the people, Chief Minister of Meghalaya, Dr Mukul Sangma Thursday launched the ‘Online State Public Grievance Redressal and Monitoring System’ in the State capital.
The newly adopted technology will allow citizens of the state to post their queries faced when  relating to different initiatives and schemes besides other issues which need to be highlighted by the government.

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HSSLC exams today, more female and male candidates

Posted in March 2012

Staff Reporter
SHILLONG, March 01:
This year from 39,807 students from different streams are appearing for Higher Secondary School Leaving Certificate (HSSLC) examinations of which 18,393 are male candidates and 21,414 are female candidates.
There are more female candidates appearing for the examination then the male. This is a noteworthy trend for quite some time in Meghalaya. Also, female candidates have been outsmarting the boys in the results too.
With exams commencing from Friday, streets, restaurants, movie theatres in city wear a deserted look as students get back to books for that last minute revision of the lengthy syllabus.

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