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Ampareen urges Women in Meghalaya to pursue Science

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SHILLONG, May 08: With an aim to promote scientific and technological research for societal welfare and also to hold discussions on scientific and technological problems in the region, the National Academy of Sciences, India (NASI), North Eastern Region Local Chapter, in collaboration with Lady Keane College organized a workshop on ‘Defining the Role of Women Scientists and Teachers in Promotion and Application of Science and Technology’, in the college premises on Wednesday.

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South Garo Hills’ DC irked at poor infrastructure

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Baghmara, May 08: The current infrastructural issues faced by the people of South Garo Hills are an old problem for the people of the region. However, the same has irked the new Deputy Commissioner of South Garo Hills as he finds himself stuck amongst the worst developed area of Meghalaya and by some comparison, within the whole country.

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“Enviro Quiz” to mark World Environment Day

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GUWAHATI, May 07: With the World Environment Day approaching and with a constant awareness to protect our environment and Mother Nature, the People Friend’s Foundation is organizing “Enviro Quiz” on the occasion of World Environment Day on June 5th. The quiz is being organized in order to create awareness among the students community about Pollution, Global Warming, Deforestation, preservation of Bio-Diversity and so on. The quiz is being organized for the second time and will be for high and higher secondary students at District Library Auditorium, Guwahati.

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CSWO to petition before SBA seeking action against Mahanta

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SHILLONG, May 08: While demanding for his immediate removal, the Civil Society Women’s Organization (CSWO) on Wednesday said that it would soon petition to the Shillong Bar Association (SBA) that it should take action against Additional Advocate General (AAG), SP Mahanta for his involvement in the land grabbing case.
The demand came following a judgment passed by the Court to reverse and set aside an order passed by a lower court which granted relief to the state’s Additional Advocate General S P Mahanta in a land grabbing case last year.

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Protest against Indo-Bangla land swap deal

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New Delhi, May 08 (IANS): A delegation of the Northeast Students' Organisation (NESO) Wednesday met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh here and expressed opposition to the proposed land swap deal between India and Bangladesh.
The NESO delegation, led by its chairman Samual Jyrwa and adviser Samujjal Bhattacharyya, made it clear that the student organisations of the northeast region will never accept the idea of handing over even a single inch of the land to the neighbouring country.

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