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Govt orders probe, MMSA puts agitation in abeyance

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Shillong, Jan 10: The Meghalaya Medical Services Association (MMSA) on Thursday decided to keep its agitational programme in abeyance after government ordered an inquiry into the assault of Dr Apchan Sangma of Mahendraganj CHC.
Dy Chief Minster Rowell Lyngdoh on Thursday convened a meeting with the MMSA members in the presence of officials from the health department.

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KHNAM retains identity, joins election fray with high hopes

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Paul says all the best
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SHILLONG, Jan 10: The President of the Khun Hynniewtrep National Awakening Movement (KHNAM), Pyndap Saiborne on Thursday expressed deep satisfaction over the decision taken by the Election Commission of India (ECI) to retain the identity of the party in the state.
“The decision taken by the Election Commission is very right. Now we can proudly say that it is a triumph of a small regional party who is fighting and working for the betterment of the indigenous community,” the President of the party asserted.
Expressing contentment over the decision taken by ECI, Saiborne said that no matter how much former KHNAM president Paul Lyngdoh tried to scrap off the party KHNAM has shown its worth.

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BJP demands investigation on alleged fund misappropriation by Hek

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SHILLONG, Jan 10: The Meghalaya unit of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday demanded from the Pynthorumkhrah sitting MLA, AL Hek to show the people the expense of the entire money he has received from the MLA scheme and what were the works done from the MLA fund.
In an official statement here, BJP General Secretary, Dipayan Chakraborty said that the party demands a thorough investigation on the misappropriation of fund by Pynthorumkhrah MLA.

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Former Congress MDC joined UDP

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Tura, Jan 10: Former Congress MDC of Mahendraganj, Md Gulam Mehdhi along with his 2000 supporters joined UDP on Thursday.
While talking to the media Mehdhi said that he along with his supporters will work to strengthen the party and make sure that the UDP party candidate comes out victorious in Mahendraganj during the upcoming Assembly elections.
It may be noted that Nimarson Ch. Momin, UDP MLA of Salmanpara constituency, is the UDP candidate for Mahendraganj while the Congress has fielded Dikkanchi D. Shira, wife of Meghalaya Chief Minister Dr. Mukul Sangma.
Also in the fray are Mafiara T Sangma, Silme Marak and others.


 

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LJP announces first list of candidates

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SHILLONG, Jan 10: The Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) on Thursday announced the first list of candidates for the upcoming 2013 general elections in its party office.
Altogether in the first list five candidates have been nominated to contest in the coming election. From 19 – South constituency - RG Pradhan, from 10 – Jirang constituency- Martin Lyngdoh, from 21 – Nongthymmai constituency- Wanbha Mylliempdah, KL Nongshli from 8 – Mawhati constituency and Alexander Marwein from 36 – Mawkyrwat constituency.


 

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