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Govt seeks Central help to locate trapped illegal miners

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SHILLONG, Dec 17: The Meghalaya Democratic Alliance (MDA) government has approached the Central government, asking it for help in retrieving the illegal miners who have been trapped in a coal mine in East Jaintia Hills (EJH) district for the last five days.
“I have spoken to the Union Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju and I had requested him to send in more professional teams and the best equipments that they have. He had taken it up and people from all over have come to help rescue the miners,” Chief Minister, Conrad Sangma informed here on Monday.

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Muster roll workers suspend indefinite hunger strike

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SHILLONG, Dec 17: With the state government assuring to meet them on December 21, the muster roll workers in Meghalaya have decided to suspend their indefinite hunger strike.
Under the banner of the Jaintia Public Works Department Muster Roll Workers & Labour Union (JPWDMRWLU), the indefinite hunger strike was staged as a mark of protest against the government adamant attitude towards its various demands.
These include implementation of the Meghalaya Regular Casual Worker Scheme, 1996 and the proposal for hiking the wages of the muster roll workers besides others. 

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Conrad to launch MHIS IV on Dec 20

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SHILLONG, Dec 17: The Chief Minister of Meghalaya, Conrad Sangma will launch the fourth phase of the Megha Health Insurance Scheme (MHIS IV) on December 20 in convergence with the Ayushman Bharat – Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana.
Informing this here on Monday, the CEO, Megha Health Insurance Scheme, Pravin Bakshi said that the scheme will be launched by the Chief Minister of Meghalaya Conrad K. Sangma in the presence of the state’s Health Minister, A L Hek and the Chief Executive Officer – National Health Agency, Government of India, Dr Indu Bhushan.

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Conrad praises Assam Rifles

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SHILLONG, Dec 17: In his meeting with the Director General Assam Rifles, Lt Gen Sukhdeep Sangwan on Monday at Headquarters Assam Rifles, Laitkor, Shillong, Chief Minister, Conrad Sangma praised the efforts of Assam Rifles in extending their support to state administration.

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Governor felicitates heroes of 1971 War

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SHILLONG, Dec 17: The Governor of Meghalaya, Tathagata Roy inaugurated a 5-day Integrated Photo Exhibition organised by the Bureau of Outreach and Communication (BOC), Ministry of Information and Broadcasting at Indoor Stadium, JNS Complex, Shillong on Monday.
The integrated exhibition on Saaf Niyat Sahi Vikas and Rare photographs of Mahatma Gandhi will be followed by Special Outreach Programmes on Flagship Schemes of the Government on December 19 and 20. The BOC has been created by merging the three offices of Directorate of Field Publicity (DFP), Directorate of Advertising & Visual Publicity (DAVP) and Song & Drama Division (S&DD).

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