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Chief Secretary level talk meet postponed due to border tension

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SHILLONG, June 24: The Chief Secretary level-talk between Meghalaya and Assam on boundary dispute issue held in Shillong had to be postponed following eruption of tension along border areas of the two states after there were reports of eight laborers killed in South Garo hills district.
Speaking to reporters, Assam Chief Secretary Naba Kumar Das said, “The issue was not discussed now as we have to rush back to Assam because of the incident that has happened.”

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Policy should be regulated for migrant laborers: KSU

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Shillong, June 24: With the present situation being grim in Garo Hills after where a mentally challenged girl was alleged molested by five migrant laborers on Friday last, the Khasi Student’s Union (KSU) on Monday demanded the state government to regulate a policy on these laborers in order to keep a check.
Speaking to Meghalaya Times, KSU President, Daniel Khyriem said a policy should be regulated in order to keep a check on the movement of such laborers in the state.

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Debarring Garo to participate in KHADC is unfair: ANVC(B)

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Shillong, June 24: ANVC(B) has reiterated that any move debarring Garos in Khasi Hills from contesting and voting in KHADC will be unfair and unjustified against Garos of Khasi Hills, depriving them of their political rights.

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Meghalaya to examine impact of Dam on River Khri

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SHILLONG, June 24: Meghalaya Chief Secretary WMS Pariat on Monday said that the state government would soon examine on the impact that the proposed construction of a dam on River Khri would have on the state.
Mentionably, there was strong protest recently from the people of West Khasi hills district after reported move by Assam to build a micro hydel project at Khyrshai area along the inter-state boundary between the two neighbouring states.

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AFWWA organizes Regional Declamation Contest

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SHILLONG, June 24: The Air Force Wives Welfare Association (AFWWA) on Monday organized a ‘Declamation Contest at Regional Level’ at Meghalaya Hall of Headquarters Eastern Air Command, IAF, Upper Shillong.
`Twenty two children from the entire Eastern Air Command Region participated in the contest.

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