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Siphoning of PDS rice in WGH comes to light

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TURA, May 20: A truck full of rice, that was earlier in the FCI godown and meant for distribution under the state’s PDS scheme, was caught by police personnel while it was making suspicious rounds near the Dakopgre area of the town of Tura on May 15 last.
The official FCI godown for West Garo Hills (WGH) in Tura is in the Najing Bazar area, about 2 kms from where the truck was seen.

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Surrender policy for militants a failure: Manipur CM

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IMPHAL, May 20 (IANS): Manipur Chief Minister N. Biren Singh on Saturday said the surrender policy designed for militants was “a total failure”.
Speaking at a function here, the Chief Minister said he had discussed the matter with union Home Minister Rajnath Singh.

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Over Rs. 75 crore dues pending with Social Welfare department: BJYM

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SHILLONG, May 20: The Social Welfare Department owes Self Help Groups and Societies over Rs. 75 crores in unpaid dues as has been alleged by the Bhartiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM).
In this regard, BJYM president Egenstar Kurkalang has alleged that the department has failed to pay for the nutrition items supplied by the Self Help Groups (SHGs) and Societies to Anganwadi centres since 2015 which has now amounted to over Rs 75 crores.

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Congress looses Dr. Khongjee to BJP

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SHILLONG, May 20: The Congress party in Meghalaya lost the former legislator from Sohra, Dr. PW Khongjee who joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) here on Saturday.

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MLCU continues to reach out to the community

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SHILLONG, May 20: Community outreach activities are a huge part of Martin Luther Christian University’s (MLCU’s) curriculum, with community camps, outreach programmes, and many such activities, the University always strives towards instilling in all its students the importance of the community and the need to contribute to the society.

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