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Restaurants shut down in Tura after inspection

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Tura, May 29: Food lovers were in for a disappointment on Wednesday as almost all restaurants within the town of Tura were shut down following a surprise check conducted by District Magistrate and the Food Supply Inspector. Almost all the food joints were closed after the check as most had been operating without an updated license and some against food and safety regulations.

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Govt has hidden agenda behind land acquisition: HNYF

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SHILLONG, May 29: The Hynniewtrep National Youth Front (HNYF) in its recent CEC deliberation has taken serious note of the intention of the Government to acquire more land in the proposed establishments of the New Shillong Town Ship.
The hidden agenda behind this land acquisition is to bypass the spirit of the Sixth Schedule of the Indian Constitution with the idea of converting the whole land in the proposed New Shillong into government land so that all prohibitions of the Sixth Schedule including the Land Transfer Act will stand null and void in the government property, said HNYF, Finance Secretary, BL Ryntathiang in a press note.

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Khyllep- Bringing practical approach to development

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TURA, May 29: The newly commissioned district of North Garo Hills, which has been carved out of East Garo Hills has been looking to get on to its feet for quite a while. The Deputy Commissioner of the district, W Khyllep has been doing his bit in trying to work for the betterment of the people of the region ever since he has been posted to it.
Khyllep has been running from pillar to post to bring in change, while also being very practical in his approach and realistic in his expectations of the people around him.

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Meghalaya to represent India in Olympics for Deaf

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SHILLONG, May 29: For the first time in history, Meghalaya has won 26 medals in the National Games for the Deaf, organized by the All India Council of Deaf (AICD) at Aurangabad.
This feat was accomplished by students of Ferrando Speech and Hearing Centre, Ri Bhoi, representing the state of Meghalaya who had participated in athletics events. Differently abled children from 25 states of India had participated in the competition.

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Entry of heavy trucks regulated in city

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Shillong, May 29: The entry of big trucks of 10 – 12 tyres has been restricted within the city, especially in Mawlonghat area, due to the traffic congestion and parking scarcity they create.
Informing this East Khasi Hills, Superintendent of Police, M Kharkrang said the “Big trucks of 10 – 12 tyres will not be allowed to enter and park at Mawlonghat area from 8 AM to 8 PM.”

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