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No outside interference in Sweepers’ Colony issue: KSU

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SHILLONG, June 19: Stating that outsiders have no right to interfere with the internal affairs of the state, the Khasi Students’ Union has demanded that people who are not from Meghalaya refrain from meddling in affairs related to the vexed Sweepers’ Colony issue.
“We want to send a clear message that the state government should not allow people from outside to dictate because they have no right to come and interfere with the internal affairs of the state,” KSU chief Lambokstar Marngar said in a statement issued here on Tuesday.

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Sweepers’ Colony is an issue of relocation: Prestone

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SHILLONG, June 19: Deputy Chief Minister, Prestone who heads the High Level Committee to look into the issue of the Sweepers’ Colony at Tem Iew Mawlong has said that the issue with this colony is not based on any community but is rather a problem of relocation.

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Conrad assures proper road connectivity to border villages

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SHILLONG, June 19: The Chief Minister of Meghalaya, Conrad Sangma has assured to provide proper road connectivity to a number of villages lying along the international border with Bangladesh besides addressing other issues raised by them.
Conrad had made this assurance on Tuesday to a delegation of residents of these villages led by Social Welfare Minister, Kyrmen Shylla who represents Khliehriat in the Assembly.

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Seminar on convergence of Security Forces and Mass Media

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SHILLONG, June 19: Assam Rifles, in collaboration with Assam University Silchar is conducting a joint seminar on ‘Convergence of Security Forces and Mass Media Towards Nation Building’ at Silchar on June 23 next.
The Director General Assam Rifles, Lt Gen SukhdeepSangwan and the Vice Chancellor, Assam University Silchar, Prof (Dr) Dilip Chandra Nath are amongst the prominent personalities attending the seminar.

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Agitating EGH NGOs demand transfer of doctor

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TURA, June 19: Acting on complaint received from residents of Rongsak and adjoining areas in East Garo Hills, the NGOs of EGH have began their 2 day agitation in front of the offices of the DMHO – EGH in the town of Williamnagar on Tuesday. The 2 day agitation sought the transfer of the doctor posted at the Bansamgre PHC over cases of medical negligence as well as non attendance at the PHC itself.
The NGOs, including the GSU, ADE, FAF, AYWO among others led the agitation which began from 10 am and continued till 4 pm. The NGOs will resume their protest on Wednesday as well. 

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