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CSWO(I) to go ahead with bandh, annoyed with traders’ association

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Shillong, Oct 27: The CSWO faction led by Irene .P. Hujon, who has called for a 12 – hour bandh on Monday, has expressed concern over the statements of Trading Association and the Meghalaya Citizens Forum for opposing the bandh which has been called to protest against the dastardly act of killing of an innocent trader of the city.

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Education Scam: Aggrieved teachers to move High Court

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Tura, Oct 27: The ongoing saga of the education scam is now in its 4th year and by the looks it seems set to continue for some more time. The High Court ruling, the findings of the CBI as well as the endorsement to the findings of the CBI by the High Level Scrutiny Committee (HLSC) have been completed but there is no succor for the aggrieved teachers even after all that has passed. Now the aggrieved teachers have decided to appeal once more to the High Court for justice that is long overdue.

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Rail network must for curbing Chinese influence

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SHILLONG, Oct 27: Meghalaya will soon find its place in the railway map of the country after decades of resistance from pressure groups from the state and financial constraints from the side of the Indian Railways. With Arunachal Pradesh about to be connected with the rest of the country since the gauge conversion work up to North Lakhimpur is near about completion besides another up to Naharlagun, it is a matter of time now whether Meghalaya can afford to remain out of the railway map, which is facing severe inflation – higher than most states in the country – and other connectivity relates problems.

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23rd Death anniversary of Captain Sangma observed

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Baghmara, Oct 27: The 23rd Death Anniversary of Late Captain Williamson Ampang Sangma was observed on October 25 last at Baghmara Captain W.A. Sangma Park near Police station, Baghmara, with hundreds of people witnessing the programme.
Rongara Siju-Constituency MLA, Rophul S Marak, graced the occasion as the Chief Guest. As a mark of honour, flowers and wreath were placed at the statue of late Capt. W.A Sangma and ‘Salami’ was presented by the Baghmara Police.
It was informed that the MLA of Baghmara, Samuel M Sangma, was supposed to grace the occasion but did not turn up for the function. 

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Keep peace in our society: Archbishop Jala

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Curtain opens for the platinum jubilee of Mawlai parish
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Shillong, Oct 27: A moment of great joy was seen in the faces of the faithful of Mawlai Parish when on Sunday the Parish opened its yearlong celebration to celebrate its 75 years of existence. The opening of the Jubilee Year was declared by the Archbishop of Shillong Archdiocese, Most Rev. Dominic Jala, sdb, by hoisting the Jubilee Flag on Sunday morning. The Guest of Honour and Health Minister, AL Hek unveiled the jubilee plaque soon after the unfurling of the Jubilee flag.

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