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Pynthorumkhrah BJP mandal dissolved, leaders quit party

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SHILLONG, Jan 15: Leaders of the Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) Pynthorumkhrah mandal have quit the party on Monday and joined the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leading to the Pynthorumkhrah mandal being dissolved.
The mandal president Batshanbor Wanswett and Predecessor Rumnong, who was also a state executive member of the party had quit the party as a mark of protest against the BJP state leadership for sidelining the leaders and members of the mandal by welcoming the former Congress legislator Alexander L Hek without any consultation.

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GOC 101 area inaugurates integrated veterans’ complex

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SHILLONG, Jan 15: Lt Gen DS Ahuja, GOC 101 Area, inaugurated the newly created integrated Veterans Complex at Shillong on Monday which will provide a wide range of veteran care and support services, as also act as a single point of contact to the veterans, widows and their dependents.
The ceremony was attended by senior serving and retired officers and members of the veteran fraternity.
The inauguration of the new integrated Veterans Complex coincides with the Army Day and Veterans Day. The new Veterans complex houses Veterans Branch, ECHS Branch and Pension Facilitation Centre (Suvigya).


 

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Former government employee to contest from Mahendraganj

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TURA, Jan 15: Roberth S Sangma, a former employee of the DRDA in South West Garo Hills (SWGH), who recently quit his job as the District Program Manager (DPM) is all set to contest as an independent candidate after overwhelming support from his supporters to do so.

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Rector of Sacred Heart Theological College in critical condition

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SHILLONG, Jan 15: The condition of the Rector of Sacred Heart Theological College currently undergoing treatment at NEIGRIHMS hospital is said to be critical.
Fr. James Poonthuruthil was critically injured in an accident at Nongpoh in Ri Bhoi district on Sunday afternoon.  According to doctors his condition is still critical though his blood pressure has normalized.

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Tura MP Conrad Sangma shelters 45 NEHU students stranded in Delhi

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SHILLONG, Jan 14:In a tale of exemplary deed that features the best human values and leadership quality, Tura MP, Conrad Sangma along with IGP Robin Hibu rescued over 45 students of North Eastern Hill University (NEHU) who were left stranded in New Delhi railway station on January 12.
It was on January 12 that a total of 45 students (28 females, 17 males) and a teacher from the Philosophy Department of NEHU were stranded at New Delhi Railways station after their train was cancelled at the last moment. The students were returning to Shillong after attending the Asian Philosophy Conference-cum-Indian Philosophy Congress at Surat.

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