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MDA to launch Blue Revolution to meet fish requirement

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SHILLONG, Oct 11: Fishery Minister, Comingone Ymbon on Thursday said that the state government is all set to launch a new scheme Blue Revolution: Integrated Development and Management of Fisheries on October 26 next to meet the requirements of the state.
In this regard, Ymbon said that the Central Government has sanctioned Rs  51 crore for scheme and the State Government has already received the first installment of Rs  25 crore.

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High Court appoints Manipur University Administrator

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Imphal, Oct 11 (IANS): The High Court of Manipur on Thursday appointed former Chief Secretary Jarnail Singh to resolve the lingering impasse in Manipur University.
Jarnail Singh is scheduled to arrive here on Friday to take up the job.
A division bench of Justices N. Koteswor and Kh. Nobin passed the order in a packed court room in response to a PIL.

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Visually challenged individuals should not feel discouraged: Bakshi

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SHILLONG, Oct 11: The Secretary, Health & Family Welfare, Government of Meghalaya, Pravin Bakhsi has said that visually challenged individuals should not feel any different nor be discouraged with their condition while pointing out that they should rather forge ahead following their dreams so as to set an example for others to follow.
Bakshi had made this statement while speaking as the chief guest of the ‘Walk for the Blind’ event organized by Blind Walk Shillong and The Project Vision Northeast here on Thursday to observe World Sight Day.

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MDA reduces price of petrol and diesel by Rs. 2.50 per litre

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SHILLONG, Oct 10: In a move that will surely provide some relief to the embattled vehicle owners in the state, the Meghalaya Democratic Alliance (MDA) government has reduced the price of petrol and diesel in the state by Rs. 2.50 per litre.
Announcing this after a cabinet meeting that was held here on Wednesday, the state’s Deputy Chief Minister, Prestone Tynsong said, “After a detailed discussion, the cabinet has approved the proposal for reducing the price of petrol and diesel by Rs 2.50 per litre and this will take effective immediately from tomorrow (Friday).”

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Conrad urges legislators to adopt schools

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SHILLONG, Oct 10 (IANS): Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad Sangma on Tuesday asked his fellow legislators to adopt school in remote area of the state in the larger interest of the students’ community.
“Education is a priority and important and every small contribution matters. I have adopted one school in Shohphria village and the Nongstoin MLA (Macmillan Byrsat) is now going to adopt one school in my (South Garo assembly) constituency,” Sangma said.

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