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Theilin Phanbuh is MSCW Chairperson

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Shillong, Jan 11: Theilin Phanbuh has been appointed as the Chairperson of the Meghalaya State Commission for Women (MSCW).
As per the Social welfare department’s notification No. SW(S) 125/90/Pt.II/488, dated January10, the Governor of Meghalaya has appointed Phanbuh as MSCW Chairperson with immediate effect until the expiry of the term of the present Commission.
Mentionably, the MSCW Chairperson was left vacant after Roshan Warjri resigned from the post to contest in Meghalaya General Election scheduled for February 23.


 

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NCP declares 2nd list of candidates

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SHILLONG, Jan 11: The Meghalaya unit of Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) on Friday announced the second list of candidates to contest in the upcoming general elections slated for February 23.
Altogether 9 candidates have been declared in the second list.          

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Govt trying to preserve, promote indigenous musical instruments: Mukul

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SHILLONG, Jan 11: “We have not done justice to traditional instruments and musicians”, observed state Chief Minister, Dr Mukul Sangma at the book release function entitled ‘Indigenous Musical Instruments (North East India)’ at Hotel Pine Wood on Friday.
Addressing the gathering, Dr Sangma said that the book entitled Indigenous Musical Instruments (North East India) will help the youth and will also allow the long coming indigenous culture to flourish.

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Three GNLA militants nabbed

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Shillong, Jan 11: BSF troops deployed in Barsora area of South West Khasi Hills on Thursday apprehend three militants of Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA).
Explaining the modus operandi, BSF officials said acting on a tip – off, an special operation was launched and two GNLA militants were arrested from Barsora market. They were identified as Nowel Momin (25) and Arbin Marak (20) from Mawsynram, East Khasi Hills.

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ANVC(B) meets NGOs, Nokmas over draft agreement

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Shillong, Jan 11: Stressing that acceptability and the participation of the draft by the people is its priority concern, ANVC(B) leaders Friday met the leaders of various NGOs and the council of Nokmas.
ANVC(B) leaders sat with various organisations and briefed them of the peace pact and the contents of the draft.
“The proposed amendment to the sixth schedule need to be made known to the people as it would benefit the common man more than the representatives of their areas. Every citizen can participate in the growth of their own areas being a mechanism of development and governance,” ANVC(B) chairman Rimpu N. Marak said.

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