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Shillong Praise Festival 2013

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Most states ready to implement NFS by Aug 20: Faleiro

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SHILLONG, Aug 10: All India Congress Committee (AICC) General Secretary in-charge of Meghalaya, Luizinho Faleiro Saturday said most states in the country are ready to roll the ambitious National Food Security (NFS) Scheme from August 20 even as Meghalaya is set to complete identifying the beneficiaries within a month.
“The scheme is all set to be implemented by many state governments in the country from August 20 onwards,” Faleiro told media persons after a meeting with state Congress leaders here.

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AICC rules out any new state creation

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SHILLONG, Aug 10: AICC is in no mood to create further states anytime soon stating that such issue needs a lot of deliberation and discussions.
“A new State cannot be formed just when asked for and deliberations and discussions are required for seeing the feasibility of the proposed new states in the country,” All India Congress Committee (AICC) General Secretary and Meghalaya In charge Luizinho Faleiro said on Friday.

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Does India need value education in schools and colleges

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SHILLONG, Aug 10: That India is going through a socio-economic, political and cultural crisis was strongly emphasized during a debate competition of school and college students organized by the Ramakrishna Mission here on Saturday.

The motion of the debate was: “value education in the education system is not necessary,” but students, although speaking for and against the subject, gave ample hint of their disillusionment of the present scenario of the country.

“See what happened to Durga Nagpal,” one of the students argued when he said that value education was not necessary. There was a tone of frustration in the youngster’s argument.

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Judiciary separated from Executive in West Garo Hills

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Tura, Aug 10: The long pending demand for the separation of the Judiciary from Executive for the Garo Hills region began on Saturday with Chief Minister, Dr Mukul Sangma laying the foundation stone for the opening of the District Court and Sessions Judge in Tura.
The separation, which was long expected, was officially opened by the CM along with the Acting Chief Justice of Meghalaya, T Nanda Kumar Singh in the presence of the Deputy CM, Rowell Lyngdoh and the Judge of the Meghalaya High Court, S R Sen.

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