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KSU, FKJGP demand re-recognition of Panchayati Raj in Meghalaya

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SHILLONG, May 01: The KSU and FKJGP have served two weeks “deadline” to the Panchayati Raj institution formed illegally in the Meghalaya that falls under the sixth schedule to surrender their documents and also demanded that the East Khasi hills district administration must immediately “de-recognized” these institutions.
“We demands that these institutions which were formed illegally in the sixth schedule areas to surrender their documents to the respective Dorbar Shnongs within two weeks failing which we will take our own action against them,” KSU Nongthymmai adviser F Kharmawphlang and FKJGP Nongthymmai president W Tariang said during a news conference on Wednesday.

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KSU activists’ arrest leads to arson

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SHILLONG, May 01: Unidentified miscreants on Wednesday afternoon burned down a government vehicle belonging to the forest department, which the police claimed was a backlash against the arrest of two KSU activists in relation to the case of vandalism during the Khasi Awakening Day on April 04 last.

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State Level Workshop on MHIS held

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SHILLONG, May 01: A one day State Level Workshop on Megha Health Insurance Scheme (MHIS) was organized by the State Level Agency for MHIS, in collaboration with the Ministry of Labour and Employment, Government of India at Hotel Polo Tower, on Monday.
Speaking on the occasion, Additional Secretary-cum- Director General Labour Welfare, Government of India, Anil Swarup, said that this capacity building workshop is very critical for the success and speedy implementation of the scheme.

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BSF’s CAP aims to bridge gap between people and security forces

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Baghmara, May 01: The three day Civic Action Programme (CAP) of the BSF ended in Rongara in the South Garo Hills region on Monday. The programme looks to bring the security forces closer to the very people they protect and to show the humane side of the forces to the people. The programme started off at Mahendraganj in the Ampati district, moved through Purakhasia and Dalu in the West Garo Hills and concluded in South Garo Hills in Sibbari and Rongara.

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Construction of Hydro dams in North Eastern States

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SHILLONG, May 01: 12 hydro electric projects (1812 MW) are under operation in North Eastern Region including Sikkim. 15 hydro electric projects (5231 MW) are under construction in North Eastern Region including Sikkim.

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