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Re-evaluate data collection and data posting: Mukul to line Depts

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SHILLONG, Oct 23: Meghalaya Chief Minister Dr Mukul Sangma on Wednesday directed all line departments to re-evaluate their data-collection and data-posting even as a separate direction for speeding up of DPRs under the PMGSY was issued to the Public Work Department (PWD).

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GNLA serves ban-order on tree felling in EGH

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WILLIAMNAGAR, Oct 23: In a news that will get environmentalists gung ho, the Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) has set out an order against felling of trees within the East Garo Hills (EGH) region. The said order has been in place for about a month and has absolutely stopped tree felling within the region.
The result has been an increase in the prices of wood and furniture, but no one seems to mind as most nature lovers can now breathe a sigh of relief at the trend that threatened to engulf the whole region.

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India-Bangladesh extradition treaty takes effect

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Dhaka, Oct 23 (IANS): The extradition treaty between India and Bangladesh became effective Wednesday as the two neighbors exchanged the instruments of ratification of the treaty which allows them to extradite convicts or under trial criminals.
Bangladesh's Senior Home Secretary C.Q.K. Mostak Ahmed and Indian High Commissioner to Bangladesh Pankaj Saran signed and exchanged the documents, the Daily Star newspaper reported.

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Engineering Marvel

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This is the site of the main market in Tura. The shoddy work done by the PHE in supplying water to the various locations within Tura, has left a lasting impression on the demography of the town. This is not singular to the market, but in all areas. Water from broken pipes due to vehicular movement makes the place slushy and a complete eye sore.


 

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Mizoram Poll date changed

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AIZAWL, Oct 23: The date of Mizoram Assembly Election has been preponed following strong opposition from the various organizations including religious institutions in Mizoram.
The Election Commission of India (ECI) in its notification has said that instead of December 4, the state will now go to the poll on November 25.

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