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MDA government to weigh feasibility of civil sub division in Mawsynram

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SHILLONG, June 22: The Meghalaya Democratic Alliance government will soon weigh the possibility of creating a new civil sub division at Mawsynram as has been assured by Deputy Chief Minister, Prestone Tynsong.
Tynsong had made this assurance to a delegation of the All Mawsynram Constituency People’s Conference (AMCPC) which met him at his residence in the city here on Friday.

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NCC directorate scripts history on international yoga day

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SHILLONG, June 23: The NCC Directorate (NE Region) at Shillong achieved a milestone on Thursday by organizing the largest demonstration of NCC cadets performing yoga in India as part of its observation of the 4th International Yoga Day.
This demonstration was led by the ADG, NCC Dte NE Region, Maj Gen Raju Chauhan.

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Agrarian Meghalaya missing most ingredients to excel

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TURA, June 22: Meghalaya has always been blessed by plenty. Plenty of rain, plenty of winds, plenty of excellent quality soil and plenty of hard working people, however the one thing that the state has lacked since time immemorial is infrastructure and support for the mainly agrarian people of the state.
A quick look through the position of the state shows why the state is yet to develop in what has become second nature to people of the region – agriculture. The state lacks a MSP for agricultural goods, lacks cold storage as well as a vision for the future. Most farmers within the state follow single cropping while the rest of the country does at least two per year.

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Danggo pens emotional resignation letter to Congress

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SHILLONG, June 22: Martin M Danggo who resigned as the MLA of Ranikor constituency on Thursday has penned an emotional resignation letter to the President of the Meghalaya Pradesh Congress Committee on Friday.
In his letter to Dr. Celestine Lyngdoh, Danggo who has represented Ranikor in the Meghalaya Legislative Assembly for five separate terms said, “As per the desire of my people, I have tendered my resignation of my seat in the Assembly from Ranikor.”

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Manipur Governor promises flying doctors and dispensary service

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IMPHAL, June 22: Manipur will have a ‘Flying Doctor’ or ‘Flying Dispensary’ soon, according to Manipur Governor, Dr Najma Heptulla.
“After realising the shortcomings of health services in the remote areas in the State especially the hill districts she pursued the Central Government for introducing ‘Flying Doctor’ in the State. Under this, there will be medical outreach for timely medical assistance through helicopters. Such a service will be a reality soon as the Central Government has already announced for starting the ‘Flying Dispensary’”, the Governor added.

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