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Petrol rates hiked by 75 paise, diesel by 50 paise a litre

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New Delhi, May 31 (IANS): Indian Oil Corp on Friday hiked petrol price by 75 paise per litre and that of diesel by 50 paise per litre, both rates excluding local taxes, effective midnight, it was officially announced.
IOC said the increase is required mainly due to depreciation of the rupee from Rs.54.26 to Rs.55.32 per US dollar.
The price of petrol was last revised on May 1 -- downwards by Rs.2.50 a litre

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MEPA AGM: Minister assures support, new office bearers elected

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Shillong, May 31: The Meghalaya Editor’s & Publisher’s Association (MEPA), in its Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Friday, had a threadbare discussion on several key issues concerning the Meghalaya press fraternity and fervently appealed to the state government for the required assistance.

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Students caught for consuming marijuana

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SHILLONG, May 31: Three college students were taken into custody by the Police on Friday for consumption of c(ganja) from a jungle near PGT College in the city.
The police team caught the students consuming marijuana while conducting patrolling in the area, police said.
The students (names withheld) had bunked their classes to spend their time in the jungle, they said.
Police however urged parents to police their children and ensure that they do not indulge in such activities which will hamper their studies and life.


 

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Race to become 4th Meghalaya Icon begins June 14

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SHILLONG, May 31: Using ‘Music’ as a platform to spread awareness on HIV/AIDS and reach out to the youths, the Meghalaya AIDS Control Society (MACS) is all set to present the ‘4th Meghalaya Icon 2013’ – a musical hunt for a brand ambassador to campaign against the spread of the disease and also spread awareness within Meghalaya.

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SCBEU president’s resignation rejected

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SHILLONG, May 31: The Shillong Cantonment Board Employees’ Union, on Friday in the premises of Mahabir Park, Jhalupara Cantonment held a meeting discussing matters pertaining to the resignation letter of the Union’s President RG Pradhan.
"As Pradhan had submitted his resignation letter to the Union which was to take immediate effect on June 01 the meeting has rejected the resignation with full majority and requests him to continue as the president of the Union as usual," said the General Secretary of the Union Jigir Singh.


 

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