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Govt pursuing rectification of anomalies in DElEd results

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SHILLONG, April 17: The State Government has taken up the issue of alleged anomalies in the results declared by the National Institute of Open School (NIOS) for the 1st batch and 2nd batch teachers undergoing training under Diploma of Elementary Education (D.El.Ed) programme.
According to State Education Minister, Lahkmen Rymbui, the matter was taken up with the chairman of NIOS, Noida as well as the Regional Director, NIOS, Guwahati.

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Woman sells cow in Bihar to construct toilet

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Patna, April 17 (IANS): A poverty-stricken woman in Bihar's Gaya district sold her cow to construct a toilet at her house.
Tetri Devi, in her late 60s, sold the cow which was the only source of livelihood for her family.
"After I found it impossible to get government funds to construct a toilet, I had no option but to sell my cow for Rs 14,000," said Tetri, a resident of Tewarichaak village, about 140 km from Patna.

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Ganol Small Hydro power project halfway to completion

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SHILONG, April 17: The Ganol Small Hydro power project in Meghalaya is halfway to completion as per information provided by State Power Minister, James K Sangma in the Assembly on Tuesday.
Replying to a cut motion moved by opposition Congress legislator PT Sawkmie, James said that the project which is expected to relieve the Garo Hills region from frequent interruptions was approved by the government in 2018 at a cost of Rs 177.52 crore.

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Government clears pending salaries of SSA teachers

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SHILLONG, April 17: The five – month pending salaries of all SSA teachers in Meghalaya have been cleared according to what State Education Minister, Lahkmen Rymbui informed the Assembly here on Tuesday.
Moving a call attention notice, Congress MLA from Salmanpara Winnerson D Sangma had sought action against the officials involved in delaying the release of salary to SSA teachers under Ampati sub-division.

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NGT ban should be resolved as soon as possible: Zenith

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SHILLONG, April 17: While the Meghalaya Democratic Alliance (MDA) Government called upon the Union coal minister Piyush Goyal with an aim to resolve the contentious coal mining ban by NGT, the opposition Congress in Meghalaya on Tuesday too sided along with the ruling party on the issue.

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