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Application against Mukul’s caste certificate forwarded to Tura

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Shillong, May 31: The application of Tennydard Marak from Williamnagar, who has demanded for cancellation of Meghalaya Chief Minister Dr Mukul Sangma’s Caste Certificate and challenged the legitimacy of his surname, has been forwarded to Tura, West Garo Hills.

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Meghalaya Govt to start ‘placement link’ to curb unemployment

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SHILLONG, May 31: To resolve the issue of unemployment in the state, the Meghalaya government will start its own ‘placement link’ with reputed companies of the country targeting placement opportunities for more than 5000 youths of the state.

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NEHU JAC suspends agitation

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Shillong, May 31: The teaching and non – teaching staffs of North Eastern Hill University (NEHU) under the banner of Joint Action Committee (JAC) on Friday suspended their agitational programme after ‘certain positive steps’ taken by the Vice-Chancellor (VC).

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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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