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Assam University’s Business Administration dept conferred B-School Excellence Award’

Written by Meghalaya Times. Posted in November 2012

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Shillong, Nov 27: The Department of Business Administration of Assam University (Central) has been conferred with the ‘Amar Ujala B-School Excellence Award’.
In a solemn ceremony organized at the TajLands End Hotel in Mumbai the award, the ‘Amar Ujala B-School Excellence Award’ was handed over by Sunil Mutreja, Executive Director and Dr. RL Bhatia, Founder – World CSR Day to Professor AL Ghosh, the Head of the Department of Business Administration, Assam University, Silchar.

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Govt launches Megha Health Insurance Scheme for its citizens

Written by Meghalaya Times. Posted in November 2012

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SHILLONG, Nov 27: The State government with the advisory support from the International Finance Corporation (IFC) and the World Bank Tuesday signed an agreement with ICICI Lombard General Insurance Co Ltd to roll out a ‘comprehensive health insurance scheme’ which will benefit all the residents of the state.
Christened the ‘Megha Health Insurance Scheme (MHIS)’, the scheme will provide all households in the state with a financial cover of up to Rs 1,60,000 per year to cover in-patient services, irrespective of income levels.

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GNLA leader, accomplice remanded to 14 days police custody

Written by Meghalaya Times. Posted in November 2012

Shillong, Nov 27 (PTI): Hardcore leader of the Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) Hadarson Sangma along with four of his accomplice were on Tuesday remanded to 14 days police custody by a local court.
Hadarson, a key person involved in transshipping arms from Dimapur to Meghalaya's Garo hills district for the outfit, was arrested along with four of his accomplice on Sunday.
Acting on a tip off, Hadarson was arrested from Balipathar market on the Assam Nagaland border on Sunday, the police said.

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ANVC(B) claims proof of Congress – GNLA nexus

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Breakaway faction responsible for attack on Deborah 
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Shillong, Nov 26: ANVC(B) on Monday claimed that they have gathered proof of the alleged Congress – GNLA nexus in Meghalaya, even as it officially took responsibility of the attack on Meghalaya Pradesh Congress Committee (MPCC) Working President Deborah Marak on Saturday last.
In a press communiqué, the breakaway faction’s Chairman, Rimpu N. Marak claimed “Some of the listed congress candidates (who will be given party ticket for 2013 election) have affiliation to GNLA. It is surprising to see a line-up which comes from one particular camp of the party which undoubtedly have GNLA backing.”

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Meghalaya EC contemplates demanding addl security during election

Written by Meghalaya Times. Posted in November 2012

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SHILLONG, Nov 26: Following the recent attack on a Congress leader, Meghalaya Election Department Monday said it would request the center to deploy additional security forces as a step to ensure that the upcoming State Assembly elections in the region is not disturbed by any rebel groups.
Mentionably, on Saturday last, former Minister and Meghalaya Pradesh Congress Committee (MPCC) Working President Deborah Marak was attacked in her own constituency by armed ANVC(B) militants.

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