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Bernard seeks to educate people about their rights

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SHILLONG, June 26: Attempting to educate the common man about his rights, the former Chairman of the disbanded ANVC.B, Bernard N Marak will soon launch a campaign in Garo Hills.
Announcing this in a statement issued here, Marak said that the Protection and Empowerment of Traditional Rights and Autonomy in the Hills (PETRAH) will be a non political movement to strengthen the traditional bodies under the provisions of the Agreed Text of Settlement.

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Sanbor urges youth to avail of benefits of PMKVY

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SHILLONG, June 26: The NCP legislator representing South Shillong constituency, Sanbor Shullai has urged the youth of the state to avail of the benefits of the Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojna (PMKVY) 2.0 scheme while underlining the importance of skill certificates which will enable them to earn with dignity and become self-dependent.

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NEHUSU moves for improvements in Tura campus

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SHILLONG, June 26: A two – day visit to the Tura campus of the North Eastern Hill University (NEHU) has prompted the student body of the University to seek the Centre’s intervention in bringing in improvements for the benefit of those pursuing their education at the university’s facility in West Garo Hills.
The NEHU Students’ Union (NEHUSU), during this visit had interacted with students of Tura Campus, representatives of the Post-Graduate Students’ Union (PGSU) and also Prof G Singaiah, the Pro-Vice Chancellor of NEHU Tura Campus.

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Two militants killed, three soldiers injured in Kashmir

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Srinagar, June 25 (IANS): Two militants were killed and three soldiers injured on Sunday in fighting that erupted the previous day with an attack on a CRPF patrol that left a trooper dead, authorities said.
After hours of fighting to liquidate the two militants holed up in the Delhi Public School (DPS) complex here, the security forces said both were dead and all firing had halted.
The security personnel which went from room to room in the school found two bodies in one room, an officer said.
"The bodies of the two militants have been spotted inside one room from where firing had started. There has been no firing from the militants during the last one hour," the officer added.

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New link road in city hit by vendors, public in praise of Govt initiative

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SHILLONG, June 25: The starting of the new link road connecting Police Bazar and Polo via Earle Sanatorium in Oakland area of the city may have reduced the distance unthinkably but there are other issues coming forward of late.
Given the larger width of this two way road, something that is rarely seen in other parts of the town, the flowing of vehicles from both sides particularly at the narrow snarl near the Government of Meghalaya Printing Press is causing serious bottlenecks.

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