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MSSCCS conducts inter school drawing competition

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SHILLONG, July 14: The Metallica – Sargam sports & Cultural Club, Shillong in association with Nehru Yuva Kendra Sangathan Shillong, Indian Council for Cultural Relations, Directorate of Art & Culture, Govt. of Meghalaya organized the 17th Annual Inter-School drawing competition – 2018 at R.B Anupchand Hindi Secondary School Premises on Saturday.
Around 600 students from 10 prominent schools of Shillong took part in the competition.


 

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National Lok Adalat held across Meghalaya

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SHILLONG, July 14: Under the patronage and guidance of Chief Justice, Mohammad Yaqoob Mir who is also the Patron-in-Chief of the Meghalaya State Legal Services Authority, the National Lok Adalat under the aegis of the National Legal Services Authority(NALSA) was organised by the Meghalaya State Legal Services Authority on Saturday all across the State.

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Shylla elected CEM unopposed

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SHILLONG, July 13: Nongshken MDC, Grace Mary Kharpuri’s conspicuous absence during the election for the post of Chief Executive Member (CEM) of the Khasi Hills Autonomous District Council (KHADC) resulted in her opponent in Nongkrem MDC, Hispreaching Son Shylla being elected unopposed to lead the Council.
The election was necessitated after the former CEM, Pynshngain N Syiem tendered his resignation letter from the post before the start of the emergent session held earlier on Tuesday after 17 members withdrew their support to Executive Council (EC) led by the People’s Democratic Alliance (PDA).

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No Confidence Motion forced me to resign: Nongsiej

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SHILLONG, July 13: Providing come clarity on the reason for his sudden resignation from the post of Chairman of the Khasi Hills Autonomous District Council (KHADC), LG Nongsiej has said that a No Confidence Motion (NCM) moved against him had forced him to make this sudden decision.
Nongsiej said that the NCM was moved by the NPP member from Sohrynkham Pyniaid Sing Syiem after the emergent session convened on Tuesday for trial of strength in the House.

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Shylla accuses Syiem of having made Rs 5 crores through ‘commission’

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SHILLONG, July 13: Newly elected Chief Executive Member (CEM) of the Khasi Hills Autonomous District Council (KHADC), Hispreaching Son Shylla has accused his predecessor of having made as much as Rs. 5 crores by demanding a 20% commission from contractors.
“Some of the contractors have told us that they have to give the former CEM (Syiem) 20 percent commission, which means that up to Rs 5 crore he is getting out of the Rs 28 crore,” Shylla said while addressing in the House after being elected to the CEM post here on Friday.

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