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Search Committee to recommend members of state Lokayukta

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SHILLONG, Jan 18: The name of the Chairperson and also the members of the State Lokayukta will be recommended by a Search Committee which was constituted on Wednesday in efforts to curb corruption in Meghalaya.
Informing this here on Wednesday, Commissioner & Secretary in-charge political department RV Suchiang said, “The search committee has been constituted for the purpose of making recommendation of names of persons for appointment as the chairperson and members of the Lokyukta for consideration of the Selection Committee headed by the Chief Minister.”

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Cabinet approves names for Meg Day Award

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SHILLONG, Jan 18: The state Cabinet has approved three names of eminent personalities to receive of the prestigious Meghalaya Day Award.
“We have approved the names of the awardees recommended by the Advisory Committee headed by chief secretary,” Chief Minister, Dr. Mukul Sangma said after a Cabinet meeting on Wednesday.

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Crack down on commercial vehicles sans permit

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SHILLONG, Jan 18: In the wake of reports of a large number of commercial and non-commercial vehicles plying in the state without payment of permit, road tax and passengers and goods tax, instructions has been issued to the District Transport Officers & Secretary Regional Transport Authority to take penal action against such violators as was informed by the Under Secretary to the Government of Meghalaya, Transport Department on Wednesday.


 

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Handloom and handicraft - untapped assets of Meghalaya

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SHILLONG, Jan 18: An important player in providing employment, generate economy and substantial foreign exchange for the country while preserving the cultural heritage- the Handloom and Handicraft sector of the region despite having no dearth of talented weavers and artisans is yet lagging behind owing to no commercial involvement.
Restricting one’s talent domestically and not commercially is perhaps causing the handicraft sector lack of growth as is observed by experts from the Handloom and Handicraft sector belonging to Assam Apex Weavers & Artisans Co-operative Federation Ltd. (ARTFED).

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Platinum Jubilee celebrated at Ladthadlaboh

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SHILLONG, Jan 18: The Ladthadlaboh Dorbar Chnong celebrated its Platinum Jubilee Celebration on Tuesday at Ladthadlaboh playground.
UDP legislator Paul Lyngdoh graced the inaugural function as Chief Guest.

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