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ICARE maintains its stance on bandhs

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Shillong, Oct 24: ICARE has informed that it stands committed in its opposition to bandhs and other forms of  agitation that adversely affect the rhythm  of life especially that of  the poor, the marginalized, the students  and the daily wage earner.
ICARE President, Toki Blah, informed that the public gathering at Khyndailad on October 21 was a testimony to that commitment. “ICARE has nothing to say about the issues or differences that groups have with the government. Its stand is simple. In such confrontations the innocent public should not be made the whipping boy,” Blah asserted.

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NEHU teachers donate one-day salary for Uttarakhand relief

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SHILLONG, Oct 24: As a mark of university teachers’ commitment to alleviate the woes and distress of suffering of millions of Uttarakhand disaster, the NEHU Teacher’s Association (NEHUTA) has handed over an amount of Rs. 7,00,270 to Meghalaya Governor Dr. K.K. Paul at Raj Bhavan on Thursday afternoon.
Leading the delegation of eight executive members of the NEHUTA, Prof. Xavier P. Mao took the opportunity of meeting the Governor and informing him about the teachers contribution of a day’s salary for the Prime Minister’s Relief Fund for Uttarakhand disaster, which the Governor lauded as “noble and befitting” for the cause of the nation. The delegation requested and authorized the Governor to forward the amount to the Prime Minister’s relief fund.

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‘Rock Capital’ Shillong pays tribute to Manna Dey

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SHILLONG, Oct 24: Music lovers from Shillong mourned the demise of legendary playback singer, vocalist and musician, Manna Dey, who passed away in the wee hours of Thursday. He was 94 and leaves behind an unmatched legacy and a large fan base. His lovers here recollect the enormous number of memorable songs that the singer has left behind that is still adorns various public platforms.
Nandita Basu, a fan from Shillong, said that the legendary singer’s numbers like “Zindagi Kaisi Hai Paheli”, “Yeh Raat Bheegi Bheegi”, “Puchho Na Kaise Maine Rain Bitayee” among others will live forever. “They are the yesteryear classics, the immortal blockbusters that can touch one’s hearts to the core,” she said.

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Ampareen felicitated by Laitumkhrah Dorbar

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SHILLONG, Oct 24: Meghalaya Urban Affairs Minister Dr M Ampareen Lyngdoh was felicitated by the Rangbah Shnong (Head man) of Laitumkhrah Dorbar Shnong Pyllun for receiving her doctorate degree during the recent NEHU convocation.
The Laitumkhrah dorbar also felicitated meritorious students at the Kiew Shaphrang award 2013 organized at Don Bosco youth centre here on Thursday.

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3 GNLA over ground workers surrender in NGH

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RESUBELPARA, Oct 24: In another fillip to the morale of the Police force, three hardcore GNLA over ground workers surrendered before the police on Wednesday at about 3 pm in the evening.

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