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BJP blocks Sonia's food bill, three states roll it out

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New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS): Congress chief Sonia Gandhi's pet welfare measure, the food security programme was Monday launched in three party ruled northern states - Delhi, Haryana and Uttarakhand - even as the bill could not be taken up in parliament with the BJP disrupting the proceedings on its demands regarding alleged irregularity in coal block allocations.

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Kusumkolgre’s Hanging Bridge: How IBDLP ‘bridged’ the gap

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TURA, Aug 20: The state of infrastructure in Williamnagar has left a lot to be desired. The situation of road connectivity is so poor that since the last 30 years or more, the town itself has been broken up into two separate entities, with economy of the town being hit. However, that may just become history in the next few months. The town is going to get a new bridge - Kusumkolgre’s Hanging Bridge – that will connect the two sides of town and ensure they are connected throughout the year.

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NGOs to launch night road blockade in support of DSC candidates

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Nongstoin, Aug 20: Four NGOs of the West Khasi Hills District including the Western People Movement (WPM), Hynniewtrep People Social Organization (HPSO) on Tuesday announced to call night road blockades spanning from 7pm to 5am on August 22 and 23 within the circumference of the District, in support of the District Selection Committee (DSC) candidates’ struggle.

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‘Mission Green’ launched in Meghalaya on Sadbhavna Diwas

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Shillong, Aug 20: Meghalaya Chief Minister Dr. Mukul Sangma on Tuesday launched the “Mission Green- Youth for Energy Conservation” during the celebration of the Rajiv Gandhi Akshay Urja Diwas marking the 69th birth anniversary of late Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi organized by the Meghalaya Non Conventional and Rural Energy Development Agency (MNREDA) at U Soso Tham Auditorium, Shillong. The theme of the celebration this year is “Renewable Energy for a Brighter Future”.

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Meghalaya seeks Chief Justice, Addl Judge for High Court

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SHILLONG, Aug 20: The Meghalaya Government has requested the Union government to appoint one Additional Judge in the Meghalaya High Court for quick disposal of the cases. The High Court of Meghalaya at present has two judges while the court is also awaiting for its new Chief Justice to be appointed after former Chief Justice T Meena Kumari retired.

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