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BJP has no record of delivery: Tharoor

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SHILLONG, Feb 23: Lok Sabha MP, Shashi Tharoor has opined that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has no record of delivery anywhere in India even as he expressed his confidence that the Congress party will return to power after the upcoming elections to the Meghalaya Legislative Assembly to be held on February 27 next.
Accusing the Narendra Modi government at the centre of failing to deliver, he said, “The BJP’s biggest weakness is that they have no record of delivery to point to as they have not delivered.”

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Assam to observe ‘Rhino Day’ on September 22

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GUWAHATI, Feb 23 (IANS): In a bid to keep the world famous one-horned rhinoceros of Assam under the global spotlight, the Assam government has decided to commemorate September 22 as “Rhino Day”, an official said on Thursday.
Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal mooted the idea here at the 10th meeting of the State Board for Wildlife and said that a day exclusively dedicated to the approximately 2,500 rhino population in the state would be a tribute to the rhinoceros, which are the “pride of Assam”.

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Prohibition on movement of coal trucks

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SHILLONG, Feb 23 (MIPR): The Deputy Commissioner, East Jaintia Hills District, Khliehriat has informed that in order to facilitate the movement of Polling parties, deputed to the various polling stations in East Jaintia Hills before and after the Polling on February 27, 2018 and to avoid any inconvenience to the public on the day of counting of votes in the forthcoming Assembly Election, plying of Coal Trucks in this District is prohibited on the date.
This prohibition stands from February 25 to 27 from 6 am to midnight and on March 3 from 5am to midnight.


 

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Documentation mandatory for ferrying cash

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SHILLONG, Feb 23: The District Election Officer has informed that pamphlets will be distributed through Flying Squads from last 72 hours to last 24 hours from the date of polling stating that as the campaigning period for this election is about to end, the vigilance through Flying Squads and Static Surveillance Team has been increased.

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APS Shillong celebrates annual day

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SHILLONG, Feb 23: Army Public School (APS) Shillong celebrated its Annual Day on Friday amidst great zest, vibrancy and elation.
It was held in the newly constructed Multi Purpose hall of the school. Major General S K Dutta, COS, HQ 101 Area, was the Chief Guest on the occasion. Among other dignitaries Sonia Dutta, Brig Sanjay Thakur, Chairman of the school, were also present. The programme commenced with the lighting of the Ceremonial lamp by the Chief Guest, escorted by the other dignitaries and the Principal.

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