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Perpetrators of petrol bomb attack to be brought to book: James

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SHILLONG, April 20: The people behind the petrol bomb attack on the residence of the Editor of the Shillong Times, Patricia Mukhim will be brought to book as has been assured by State Home Minister, James Sangma.
Replying to a call attention motion raised by Independent MLA Lambor Malngiang, the Home Minister said, “The government would like to assure the members of this House, the members of both the electronic and print media and the people of the state that the government and the police are making all efforts to trace out the culprits and bring them to book.”

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NGO questions non utilization of over Rs 90 lakhs under CMYDP

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TURA, April 20: The return of over Rs 90 lakhs meant under the Chief Minister’s Youth Development Program (CMYDP) under the heads of CM’s Career Guidance and Counselling Programme and CM’s Youth For Green, has not gone down well with people of South Garo Hills with an NGO questioning the alacrity of the administration in working for the development of the youth of the district.

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1.39 lakh households of Meghalaya to be electrified

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SHILLONG, April 20: Union Minister of State for Power, and New & Renewable Energy (Independent Charge), R K Singh and the Chief Minister of Meghalaya, Conrad K Sagma on Friday launched the Pradhan Mantri Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar Yojana, Saubhagya at Shillong under which a total of 1.39 lakh households of Meghalaya will be connected with electricity.
Singh has also informed that according to the scheme around 56,000 rural household in 14 unelectrified villages which has more than 5o percent of ST/ SC population will be electrified by April 30 next.

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Ujjwala Diwas celebrated in Garo Hills

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Tura, April 20: In line with the directive of the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas (MoPNG), the districts of West and South West Garo Hills celebrated Ujjwala Diwas in various blocks of the 2 districts on Friday.
The day which saw the convening of LPG Panchayats at various locations also saw a huge number of new connections being provided to women in an effort to increase safe and environment friendly cooking methods. The day also saw discussion between current Ujjwala Yojana holders interacting with each other as well as enumerating the advantages of the use of LPG for domestic use.

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50,000 beneficiaries to soon get pension

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SHILLONG, April 20: Over 50,000 beneficiaries of the Chief Minister’s Social Assistance Scheme which comprises the infirm, single mothers and people with disabilities will benefit from the speedy release of their pension entitlements.
This was the assurance that Chief Minister, Conrad K Sangma gave in reply to a query raised by Congress MLA from Mahendraganj Dikkanchi D Shira during the question hour in the Assembly here on Friday.

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