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Pyndaplang Thabah braves all odds to survive

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An iconic figure of special skills
Staff Reporter
Shillong, April 14: He was born normal but destiny had other plans for him. This is the story of Pyndaplang Thabah, who was born normal on February 15, 1983 at Mawngap Lumparing, to (L) Somio Sun and Dismera Thabah, but Polio changed his life forever. He was the third among his siblings.
This, however, did not deter his determination to succeed in life as he learnt necessary skills to get himself a descent livelihood and live with dignity in society.

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Bilkona burns un-noticed, compensation still pending

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TURA, April 14: The small village of Bilkona suffered a major heart break when almost all the shops in the area were consumed by a raging fire on April 3. The incident has gone unreported due to errors in communication.
Bilkona is situated in the South Garo Hills, about 40 kilometers from the district headquarter, Baghmara. A total of almost 30 shops were completely gutted in the fire. The incident was reported to the authority; however, no action has been taken and people are still clueless about where or how they would be compensated.

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KSU demands check on fake institutions in Edufests

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SHILLONG, April 14: The Education Cell of the Khasi Students’ Union (KSU) has appealed to the Home Minister Roshan Warjri to check the credentials of the many Edufests being organized in the state for the benefit of the local students aspiring to study outside the state.

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Star Cement awarded for Employment Generation, Social Contributions

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Shillong, April 14: It is a happy time at Star Cement. Northeast India’s largest cement manufacturer Star Cement has been conferred the Achiever’s Award by the News Magazine Eastern Panorama for new job creation and social contributions through its CSR initiatives. The Achiever’s Award is envisioned to honour organisations from the North East Region of India who has made a commendable contribution in their respective fields.

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Seng Khasi: Surviving Western onslaught with cultural distinction

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Ibarikynti C. Kharshiing
Shillong, April 14: Seng Khasi is a Religious Socio Cultural organization of the indigenous Khasi belonging to the Niam Khasi/Khasi Religion. Its aim is to protect, preserve and promote the customs and tradition of the Khasi populace because for the Khasi, religion and culture are but two faces of the same coin, which also distinguishes them as a race different from any other race in the world.

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