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Clean cooking fuel to poor rural households

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SHILLONG, April 26: In pursuance of Centre’s Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY), office of the Deputy Commissioner (Supply), West Khasi Hills District, Nongstoin has informed that LPG connections under this scheme will be released in the name of women belonging to the BPL family.

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MDC’s vehicle used in Mrigre abduction bid

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TURA, April 25: In a huge twist to the ongoing saga in the infamous Mrigre witch hunting case, the vehicle used by the three villagers, had gone to the village of Waribok and kidnapped the victims’ kin, allegedly belonged to the Congress MDC of Jengjal, Levastone T Sangma.
The use of the MDCs vehicle by the group has hinted at politics being played out in a really damning case against the villagers. Apparently a total of 63 residents of the village were found to have had a role in the multiple murders, according to a report by the police.

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Man accused of raping own nieces in Ri Bhoi

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SHILLONG, April 25: Adding credibility to the widely believed contention that most rape cases are perpetrated by people known to the victims, yet another case of breach of trust and alleged rape of three minors by their own uncle has surfaced in Ri Bhoi district of the state.
The incident came to light on April 13 when the 12 year old girl couldn’t keep it to herself any longer and narrated the ordeal to her mother.

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Mukul assures seedy implementation of salary enhancement for ad hoc teachers

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SHILLONG, April 25: Informing that the matter will be taken up in the next cabinet meeting scheduled to be held in the coming week, the Chief Minister of Meghalaya, Dr. Mukul Sangma has assured that the state government will soon implement the 100% salary enhancement of all adhoc teachers in the state.
Dr. Sangma had made this assurance to a delegation of the All Meghalaya Adhoc Upper Primary Teachers’ Association (AMAUPTA) which had met him on Tuesday.

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No imposition of Hindi language: Centre clarifies

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SHILLONG, April 25: In the wake of reports in a section of the media regarding the imposition of the use of Hindi language, the Centre has categorically stated that there is no such attempt on its part.
Earlier reports had stated that the Centre was making moves towards making it mandatory for Members of Parliament and Ministers knowing Hindi to deliver their speeches and statements in Hindi.

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