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KHADC tables Rs 15.96 crore budget for 3 months

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SHILLONG, March 04: Khasi Hills Autonomous District Council (KHADC) Chief Executive Member (CEM), Pynshngainlang N Syiem on Monday presented the budget allocation of Rs 15.96 crore at the first day of the Budget session of the council here.
However, the budget was allocated only for three months (vote on account) due to reason that the full budget allocation for 2013 – 2014 cannot be calculated until the financial year ending.

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Twin quakes jolt Shillong city

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Shillong, March 04: An earthquake measuring 3.2 on Richter scale jolted Shillong and other areas in the East Khasi Hills district on Monday evening.
The mild intensity quake rattled the Shillong at about 5 pm.

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KHADC receives Rs 6.11 crore as share on Mineral resources

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SHILLONG, March 04: Khasi Hills Autonomous District Council (KHADC) EM in charge of Finance, Antonio N War on Monday said the state government has released a total amount of Rs 6.11 crore as shares to the Council on the Mineral resources.
“Rs 6,11,70,000 was released by the state government as shares from royalty on major minerals during the year 2012 – 2013,” War said in his reply to the query raised by MDC R Rani during the first day of the KHADC Budget Session here.
War, however, said that the state government has failed to indicate the specific shares (percentage wise) to the Council and whatever has been released was in a lum-sum manner.

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Salseng forfeited CM’s post for smooth government

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SHILLONG, March 04: Former Chief Minister and veteran Congress leader Salseng C Marak revealed that there were some party legislators who wanted him to take over as Chief Minister, but he refused as he wanted the government formation to be ‘smooth’ and without confusion.

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7 illegal immigrants en – route to coal mines held

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SHILLONG, March 04: Reacting on specific intelligence inputs, the BSF troops deployed in East Jaintia Hills district on Monday apprehended seven Bangladeshi illegal immigrants, while they were trying to infiltrate into India from Bangladesh, BSF officials said.

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