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16 AICC leaders to canvass in Meghalaya for 2013 polls

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Sonia to campaign on Feb 19, Rahul on Feb 20
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SHILLONG, Feb 07: In its bid to boost the chances of Indian National Congress (INC) in the Meghalaya Assembly elections slated for February 23, the All India Congress Committee (AICC) leaders will swoop down to state to address rallies at various places.
Meghalaya Pradesh Congress Committee (MPCC) President Dr DD Lapang on Thursday informed that the Prime Minister, Man Mahon Singh would arrive and address an election rally in the state capital on February 15.

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Metbah accused of funds misappropriation

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SHILLONG, Feb 07: An RTI activist on Thursday demanded Mairang sitting legislator, Metbah Lyngdoh to come out clear within one week on the alleged misappropriation of public funds under SRWP and IAY scheme amounting to Rs one crore as unearthed by the RTI findings.
The RTI was filed following several complaints by people from the constituency on the anomaly in the distribution of the schemes alleging that most of the beneficiaries are from well to do background.

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Two GNLA militants killed in Assam-Meghalaya border

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SHILLONG, Feb 07: In a major breakthrough security forces deployed in Assam’s Goalpara district along the Meghalaya border on Thursday morning gunned down two hardcore cadres of Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA).
According to police sources, the encounter took place at Amrengkana area under Boko police station on the wee hours of Thursday.

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NEHU reschedules UG exams

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SHILLONG, Feb 07: In view of the ensuing assembly polls slated for February 23, the North Eastern Hill University (NEHU) has yet again re-scheduled the dates for the under graduate examination (theory), all of which are set to start from March.
NEHU recently announced that all the UG examinations will start from March, the information of which is put up in the University website at www.nehu.ac.in and in the notice boards at the campus’s premises.

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Indian Seed industry calls for tax incentives, uniformity of rules across states

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New Delhi/Gurgaon, Feb 07: The Indian Seed Industry, fifth largest in the world, has urged the Government to facilitate an enabling environment including providing tax incentives and ensuring regulated operative mechanisms of rules so that all states follow uniform policies. On the eve of the 4th Indian Seed Congress, industry leaders said much like the IT revolution, Indian agriculture too required robust support from the government to bring evergreen revolution in the country.

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