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Seminar on child advocacy on Oct 25-26

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SHILLONG, Oct 23: A National Seminar is being organized by the Women’s College, Shillong, on ‘Child Advocacy: A Collective Call to Action’ to be held at the college auditorium on October 25 and 26.

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Former MLAs want remedy to impasse over influx issue

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SHILLONG, Oct 23: The Meghalaya Forum of Former MLAs have opined is that “in a democracy we do not surrender ourselves to one prevailing ideology, however attractive and persuasive, we keep debating “.
With this view, the Forum met on Wednesday to discuss the current impasse over the influx issue which adversely is affecting every section of the society.

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Shillongites defy HNLC bandh

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Massive crowd at Khyndailad attends the “Free Your Mind” concert on Tuesday as a mark of protest and defiance to the 36-hour bandh called by the proscribed HNLC. (Photo by Shafique Nagi)


 

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President seeks urgent innovative changes in India’s higher education

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SHILLONG, Oct 22: Without a single Indian University featuring in the top 200 World University list in recent memory or an Indian scholar bagging the Nobel Prize in the past 80 years, President of India, Pranab Mukherjee, Tuesday expressed regret that slump in India’s higher education must be corrected with “urgent innovative changes.”
Addressing the 21st Convocation of the North Eastern Hill University (NEHU) here, Mukherjee said, higher education in India “cannot be allowed to continue in a routine fashion any longer.” He told the gathering that India needs an urgent introduction of innovative changes in its centers of higher education. “Core problems have to be addressed expeditiously,” the President said.

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PCF’s nominates Rev Basaiawmoit for Shillong Parliamentary Seat

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SHILLONG, Oct 22: At a meeting convened at the Khasi National Durbar Hall, Mawkhar, Shillong, the People’s Candidate Forum (PCF) has decided to nominated Rev. (Dr) PBM Basaiawmoit as the Forum’s candidate for the upcoming Lok Sabha (LS) election from Shillong Parliamentary seat.

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