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State BJP recalls Late Vajpayee’s contributions to the nation

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SHILONG, Aug 17: Meghalaya BJP on Friday remembered former Prime Minister, Atal Bihari Vajpayee and his contribution towards the nation and the region.
The BJP organised a condolence meeting here at the BJP office on Friday in which founding and senior members of the party recalled Atal Bihari Vajpayee who had a soft corner for the North East region.
Speaking at the meeting, BJP Meghalaya president, Shibun Lyngdoh said that Atal Bihari Vajpayee took special interest in the development of the North East region.

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Shylla vindicated: Court dismisses petition against his election

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SHILLONG, Aug 17: The Chief Executive Member (CEM) of the Khasi Hills Autonomous District Council (KHADC), Hispreaching Son Shylla has been vindicated after the Meghalaya High Court has dismissed a petition against his recent election to the said post.
The Court had dismissed the petition after MDC James Ban Basaiawmoit of the People’s Democratic Front (PDF) has decided to withdraw from the case.

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Illegal saw mills dismantled in WGH by joint task force

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TURA, Aug 17: In a major crackdown against the illegal timber trade in West Garo Hills (WGH), a joint task force comprising of the forest teams, police and district administration has dismantled a huge number of illegal saw mills in the plain belt of the best district.
The raid was conducted on Thursday, August 16 in the villages of Masangpani, Gomaijhora, Belbari and Namabila and was led by DFO Territorial Division, West, South and South West Garo Hills, Terakchi Marak. All staff of range/beat offices of Southern Range – Baghmara, beat offices of Hollaidanga, Angratoli Beat was part of the raid. Further, police personnel, 4 EACs of WGH who were deputed and the forest and wildlife teams were also part of the initiative.

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CBEU general meeting to be held

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SHILLONG, Aug 17: A general body meeting of the Cantonment Board, Employees’ Union, Shillong will be convened for re – construction of the Executive body meeting, on 20th August 2018 at 3 pm, in the premises of Cantonment Board School, Shillong.


 

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FCC mourns demise of former member

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SHILLONG, Aug 17: The Frontier Chamber of Commerce, Shillong has expressed its deep sorrow over the demise of Ramgopal Deorah of the Gauhati Grain Traders who had passed away on August 13 last at Shillong.
“He was closely connected with the Chamberfor the last 35 years and rendered his valuable services to the Chamber in different capacities including its President and Secretary,” the honorary general secretary of the FCC, Meghalaya, Sajjan Kumar Tharad said.
The members of the FCC, Shillong have extended their heartfelt condolences to the bereaved family and pray for the family’s strength to bear this irreparable loss.


 

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