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Major General Gurdip Singh visits HQ recruiting zone (NE)

Written by Meghalaya Times. Posted in December 2012

Shillong, Dec 28: Major General Gurdip Singh, Sena Medal, Visihist Seva Medal, Officiating General Officer Commanding (GOC)101 Area visited Head Quarters Recruiting Zone (North East States), Shillong on December 26 last.
He was given a detailed briefing by Brigadier Ran Vijay Singh, Deputy Director General (DDG) Recruiting (North East States). A number of important issues about recruiting from the North Eastern States and recruitment policy were discussed. DDG also apprised GOC about the forthcoming recruiting rallies in the north east.

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Ibobi more communal than Modi: UNC

Written by Meghalaya Times. Posted in December 2012

SENAPATI, Dec 28: The United Naga Council (UNC) has rung out loud saying the Government of India is waiting for the communal clashes in Manipur.
The UNC said that the 'inefficient dealing' of New Delhi whenever any tense situation crops up in Manipur speaks volumes.

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AMJU condemn killing of Manipuri scribe

Written by Meghalaya Times. Posted in December 2012

Staff Reporter
Shillong, Dec 28: All Meghalaya Journalists Union (AMJU) has condemned the killing of Manipur journalist Thangjam Nanao Singh associated with Prime Time channel in police firing on December 23 last in Manipur.
AMJU has asked the Manipur Government to adequately compensate the relatives of Singh and to punish the policemen involved in the crime.
Killing of journalist is highly condemnable as he was performing his duty. This act of violence is an infringement on the rights of media persons to work free and fair in any circumstances.
AMJU has also conveyed its condolences to the bereaved family.


 

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Police suspects Maoist hand in Assam tea garden incident

Written by Meghalaya Times. Posted in December 2012

Our Correspondent
Guwahati, Dec 28: The Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi has termed the incident of Bordumsa tea estate as “unfortunate”, where angry tea labourers had burnt alive their owner on Wednesday.
“The incident was unfortunate and we are investigating the incident,” the Assam CM said.
“Top police officials had rushed to the area and started investigation. The security at the tea garden area has also been strengthened,” Gogoi said.

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Mizoram CM highlights Mizoram needs at NDC Meeting

Written by Meghalaya Times. Posted in December 2012

AIZAWL, Dec 28: Attending the 57th National Development Council (NDC) Meeting on Thursday at Vighyan Bhawan, New Delhi, Mizoram Chief Minister Lal Thanhawla spoke of the various needs and essentials of the Mizoram state.
Mentioning about the availability of 34 percent of the country’s surface water in North East, Lal Thanhawla suggested to prepare Integrated Water Resource Management Programme within the 12th Plan and also suggested to constitute accolades in order that there could be private investment in development infrastructures of power, communication, industry ad others and also to make possible change and adjustment in the VGF guidelines.