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Mawlai parish to celebrate platinum jubilee

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SHILLONG: Oct 22: The St. Dominic Savio Church, Mawlai Parish, will be observing its year –long Platinum Jubilee from October 27 onwards.
On this day, the Archbishop of Shillong, Most Rev.  Dominic Jala, sdb, will declare the celebration open by hoisting the Jubilee Flag at 10 am. The Guest of Honor, Meghalaya Health Minister A. L Hek will unveil the commemorative plaque.
The Holy Mass commences at 10:30 am and the occasion will conclude with the Marian Procession at 1.30 pm.

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ANVC(B) celebrates its Foundation Day

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SHILLONG, Oct 22: The A’chik National Volunteer Council-Breakaway (ANVC-B) celebrated its Foundation Day with the village folk and the cadres at its Eden Bari Camp at Tura on October 20 last.
The outfit leaders stressed on the need to abide by the party policy for the cause of the people and for peace in the area. However, the Chairman of ANVC(B), Rimpu N. Marak warned of pseudo ANVC(B)s who mostly are deserters trying to malign the name of the organization by carrying out illegal activities using the pads, seals and name of the Organization.

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Novel handicraft produces by jail inmates

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IMPHAL, Oct 22: Energetic inmates of Central Sajiwa Jail of Manipur are now producing handicraft items which have been put up for sale to the public in front of the prison’s main gate.
Senior Superintendent of Police IK Muiva, the brainchild behind this initiative, said most of the handicraft items made by the inmates are of affordable prices while disclosing it to a section of media at the prison on Tuesday after inspecting the stall which opened a week ago.

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NHRC arrives at Imphal for 3 day visit

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IMPHAL, Oct 22: The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) under the leadership of its chairman B. K. Branakishan has reached Imphal on a 3-day visit for the sitting of the Full Commission which included a series of agendas of the state on Tuesday.
The team will go and visit the ‘Iron Lady’ Irom Chanu Sharmila at JN Hospital on Wednesday and will go to different districts of the state along with the Loktak Lake and Churachandpur district.

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Two-day event to focus on women related issues in NE

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SHILLONG, Oct 22: In its first major effort in the field of climate change in Meghalaya under the Indo-German Environment Partnership (IGEP) programme the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH will organize an interactive event through its GIZ Climate Change Adaptation, North East Region Program (CCA-NER) at the Asian Confluence conference hall on October 23-24.

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