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NCP demands immediate functioning of Kasiabari PHC

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Shillong, April 10: The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) has demanded for immediate completion and functioning of Kasiabari PHC for the better of the people residing in the area. 
NCP President of Rajabala Block, West Garo Hills, Islam Hoque Choudhury has asked the state Health Minister AL Hek to take special care and immediately make the said PHC functional at the earliest for the benefit of the people of Rajabala and its surrounding areas.

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‘White Paper’ on status of Myntdu Leshka demanded

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SHILLONG, April 10: Opposition United Democratic Party (UDP) has demanded the government to come – out with a ‘white-paper’ on the status of the Myntdu-Leshka Hydel Power Project.
“Government should come up with a white paper on the status of the project,” Shillong West Legislator Paul Lyngdoh demanded in the Assembly on Wednesday.

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Fire-fighters save lives, yet department faces constrains

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SHILLONG, April 10: Every year the Fire department of the state observes ‘Fire Service Week’ from April 14 to 20, which unfortunately falls in the spring season when it is usually dry and windy, thus putting the fire fighters on their toes who risk their lives to save others. This department, however, suffers from low budget and negligence by the home department.

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NGOs oppose ‘hurried & secretive’ move to amendment 6th Schedule

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SHILLONG, April 10: NGOs in Meghalaya have opposed the union government’s move to amend the sixth schedule of the constitution without open consultations with the people of the state and in a secretive and hurried manner, stating there are many ‘objectionable amendments’ that are aimed at taking away the constitutional rights of the tribals.

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Govt still examining Marriages Registration Rules

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SHILLONG, April 10: Meghalaya government is still examining the proposed Meghalaya Compulsory Registration of Marriages Rules, 2012, informed State Minister in charge of Registration and Stamps, AL Hek on Wednesday. 
“The Meghalaya Compulsory Registration of Marriages Rules, 2012 is under examination by the government,” Hek said while replying during the Question Hour in the Assembly.

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