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Govt trying to preserve, promote indigenous musical instruments: Mukul

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SHILLONG, Jan 11: “We have not done justice to traditional instruments and musicians”, observed state Chief Minister, Dr Mukul Sangma at the book release function entitled ‘Indigenous Musical Instruments (North East India)’ at Hotel Pine Wood on Friday.
Addressing the gathering, Dr Sangma said that the book entitled Indigenous Musical Instruments (North East India) will help the youth and will also allow the long coming indigenous culture to flourish.

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Three GNLA militants nabbed

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Shillong, Jan 11: BSF troops deployed in Barsora area of South West Khasi Hills on Thursday apprehend three militants of Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA).
Explaining the modus operandi, BSF officials said acting on a tip – off, an special operation was launched and two GNLA militants were arrested from Barsora market. They were identified as Nowel Momin (25) and Arbin Marak (20) from Mawsynram, East Khasi Hills.

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ANVC(B) meets NGOs, Nokmas over draft agreement

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Shillong, Jan 11: Stressing that acceptability and the participation of the draft by the people is its priority concern, ANVC(B) leaders Friday met the leaders of various NGOs and the council of Nokmas.
ANVC(B) leaders sat with various organisations and briefed them of the peace pact and the contents of the draft.
“The proposed amendment to the sixth schedule need to be made known to the people as it would benefit the common man more than the representatives of their areas. Every citizen can participate in the growth of their own areas being a mechanism of development and governance,” ANVC(B) chairman Rimpu N. Marak said.

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Mooshahary calls for awakening righteousness in self

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Shillong, Jan 11: Asserting that Guru Narayana was an incarnation of god, Meghalaya Governor RS Mooshahary has compared the Guru with Lord Buddha, saying they were similar. 
Speaking at the 80th annual Sivagiri Pilgrimage or Sivagiri Theerthadanam at Kerala on January 1 this year as the Chief Guest, Mooshahary said Guru Narayana was no ordinary human as he managed to restore equality in the then strongly caste divided Kerala.

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Shallang Police Out Post upgraded to Police Station

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Nongstoin, Jan 11: The Shallang Police Out Post has now attained the status of a full – fledged Police Station, with an aim to strengthen the presence of the police in the area.
Meghalaya Home Minister, H.D.R Lyngdoh, in his speech after inaugurating the Police Station said that Shallang is known as one of the business hub of the district and with the present of a police station, it will help to bring in peace and security to the people and at the same time will help do away with any anti social activities, which is possible only by the joint cooperation of the public and Government.

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