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Public conveyance arranged for Oct 21 and 22

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SHILLONG, Oct 18: The District Administration, East Khasi hills has arranged conveyance for Government servants to attend Office on October 21 and 22 in connection with the bandh called by the HNLC from 5 am to 5 pm.
The buses will ply from 9:30 am onwards from Happy Valley via Madanriting, Nongthymmai, St Edmunds, Dhankheti, Barik to IGP from Rynjah via Pohkseh, Nongrim Hills, Laitumkhrah to IGP, from Mawiong via Mawlai Petrol Pump, Mawdatbaki, Mawlai Mawroh, Golflink, Polo to IGP, from Mawprem Karbom via District Council Point, Motphran, Khyndailad, Kachari to IGP from Laban via Last Stop, Bishnupur, Kench’s Trace to IGP.

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NEHU appeals for withdrawal of bandh

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SHILLONG, Oct 18: The North-Eastern Hill University (NEHU) has appealed to HNLC to withdraw the proposed 36 - hour bandh which happens to fall on the XXI Convocation Day scheduled to be held on October 22.
NEHU’s Pro Vice-Chancellor and Chairman, Steering Committee XXI Convocation, Prof B Myrboh appealed for withdrawal of the bandh as this will enable the University to confer various degrees to over 8000 students, Graduate/Post-Graduate/M. Phil/Ph. D Degrees and to all Special Awardees and Gold Medalists.


 

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HNLC calls 36-hr bandh to oppose President’s visit

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SHILLONG, Oct 17: Meghalaya’s proscribed militant outfit, the Hynniewtrep National Liberation Council (HNLC) has called for a 36-hour bandh to strongly protest against the Indian President Pranab Mukherjee’s visit to the state.
The bandh will be effective in the Khasi-Jaintia hills districts of the state during Mukherjee’s visit. The bandh will be effective from 6 am of October 21 to 6 pm of October 22.

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Hundreds participate in Green Tour Garo Hills cyclothon, defy bandh

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Green Tour Garo Hills cyclothon held

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TURA, Oct 17: Hundreds of enthusiasts from all the five districts of Garo Hills on Thursday participated in the first ever 43 kilometre - Tura to Ampati - ‘Green Tour Garo Hills’ cyclothon defying the 12 hour bandh called by pro - ILP groups. A first of its kind in the whole of Northeast, the cycle marathon was organized jointly by the district administrations of West and Southwest Garo Hills in collaboration with event management partners William Initiative and Northern United Club.
The objective of the mammoth event was to promote green and healthy habits, preserve cultural heritage and encourage cycling as a mode of transport amongst the people of the region.

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Pro-ILP activists are ‘jokers’: Mukul

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AMPATI, Oct 17: Meghalaya Chief Minister, Dr. Mukul M Sangma on Thursday called the pro-ILP activists ‘jokers’ and said a special task force will be raised to strengthen state police.
Launching the Chief Minister’s Career Guidance Scheme and inaugurating the Career Counselling Centre at Govt. Higher Secondary School, Ampati, on Thursday, Dr Sangma came down heavily on the pro-ILP activists while talking about bringing all-round development to the state.

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