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Foundation Stone of B.Ed College laid

Written by Meghalaya Times. Posted in November 2012

Jowai, Nov 30: The Education Minister, Dr RC Laloo Friday laid the foundation stone for construction of B.Ed College Building in the District Headquarter of West Jaintia Hills District. The Foundation Stone was laid at the Old Government Boys Hostel, Mynthong, Jowai to be constructed at an estimate cost of Rs 3.50 crores, by November, 2014.
Speaking at the occasion, Dr Laloo said the need of having a B.Ed College in the District was a long desire of the public and the Government. He hoped that with the construction of this college it will serve the purpose for many aspiring students seeking for a degree in B.Ed.

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ANVC(B) vows to give sting of "Typical-Garo-Traps" to corrupt legislators

Written by Meghalaya Times. Posted in November 2012

‘Be home instead of not returning home at all’
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Shillong, Nov 29: Reacting to State government issuing travel advisory to VIPs on their movement in Garo Hills, ANVC(B) Thursday announced that ‘Politicians will feel the sting of "Typical-Garo-Traps" if they campaign with securities’.
“ANVC(B) resolved to support Free and Fair Election not Free and Unfair Election,” the outfit said in a press statement adding “Politicians are desperate to visit their areas to organize footballs, to defame other candidates, make false promises, to hype communalism and ultimately to buy votes whereas the public outcry for justice remains unheeded.”
It pointed out that in Garo Hills, people are insecure and there is a protest against the police atrocities which remains unattended whereas politicians are busy securing themselves.

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US detects drop in education quality despite more children in Indian schools

Written by Meghalaya Times. Posted in November 2012

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Shillong, Nov 29: The United States (US) on Thursday honored five organizations to strengthen early grade reading across India.
The five organizations are– Pratham Education Foundation, PlanetRead, Pragya, Sesame Workshop Initiatives India, and the American Institutes for Research – all being the winners of the All Children Reading Grand Challenge, a highly competitive global competition supported by the United States through the U.S. Agency for International Development, or USAID, in partnership with the Australian Agency for International Development (AusAID) and World Vision.

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12 selected from Garo Hills for Meghalaya’s Dancing Star Mega Audition

Written by Meghalaya Times. Posted in November 2012

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Shillong, Nov 29: All Jaintia Dancers’ Association (AJDA), Jowai an organization which was established to promote dancing in the state is organising a state wide dancing competition called “Meghalaya Dancing Star”.
Organization’s president, Kyrshan Rymbai informed that the competition is billed to be one of the biggest ever dancing event organize in the state. Participants from all over the state will take in the mega dancing event. There will be three prizes in the competition the winner of the first prize will be awarded  a prize money worth Rs. 3 lakhs, the second prize winner will be awarded Rs. 50 thousand and there are also consolation prizes.

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Samuel elected as NESO Chairman

Written by Meghalaya Times. Posted in November 2012

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SHILLONG, Nov 29: Former KSU president Samuel B Jyrwa has been elected as the Chairman of the North East Social Organization (NESO) recently.
The election of the new office bearers of the NESO for 2012-2015 was held at its general conference in Kohima, Nagaland from November 27 to 29.


 

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