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Meghalaya aims 11% Growth in 12th Plan

Written by Meghalaya Times. Posted in December 2012

Mukul Calls for support from Centre, Private Sector
Staff Reporter
NEW DELHI, Dec 28: Meghalaya Chief Minister Dr Mukul Sangma has emphasized on the need for more investments in the state from the Centre and the private sector to achieve higher growth rate. Dr Sangma expressed his views while speaking at the 57th National Development Council (NDC) meeting held at New Delhi.
He said that many more interventions are required by the Centre focusing on improving quality of life in terms of more  opportunities for livelihoods, skill development, improvements in health services, education and in particular, conserving natural resources.

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HANM suggests qualification criteria for legislators

Written by Meghalaya Times. Posted in December 2012

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SHILLONG, Dec 28: The Hynniewtrep Achik National Movement (HANM) has issued a notification urging that all legislators and law makers should have educational qualification, such as graduate or master degree, with a sound and respectful background, practicing monogamy as per the Khasi traditional ethics.
The notification, signed by HANM President Lamphrang Kharbani who is also in-charge of the movement’s Political Wing Department, stated that legislators should implement the various government schemes meant for the public and be accounted for accordingly.

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Government protecting GNLA: ANVC(B)

Written by Meghalaya Times. Posted in December 2012

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Shillong, Dec 28: The Breakaway faction of ANVC has claimed that state government is protecting the Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA).
In a press communiqué here, ANVC(B) Chairman Rimpu N Marak claimed, “As far as GNLA is concerned, State Government is protecting them and providing shelter with unique corporated setup to finance them.”
“There is an understanding between the State Government and the GNLA which has turned the State police against ANVC(B) with assurance for rewards and promotion from the Government,” he alleged.
He, however, assured that ANVC(B) is determined to get things settled no matter how much the political leaders pull their string before the election.


 

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Technology has brought about immense change in lifestyle: Jyrwa

Written by Meghalaya Times. Posted in December 2012

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SHILLONG, Dec 28: The social values and life style of people of the state has changed due to the growing phase of the vast technological values, KSU general secretary Auguster Jyrwa on Friday said adding that the technology has set in so fast that it has left no time for the people to adjust with the ever growing technology and has brought about immense change in the lifestyle, culture, social and moral values of the people especially the youth.
Jyrwa was addressing a gathering during the 3rd Maitshaphrang Award 2012 organised by the KSU Umjaiur Unit for the students of the locality who have excelled in their studies ranging from class V to IX at Mawlai Umjaiur Community Hall.