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Social Word Day observed at St Edmunds

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Shillong, Mar 21:  The Department of Social Work,  St. Edmunds College Shillong observed the World Social Work Day on the theme “Promoting Community and Environmental Sustainability”, on March 21.
The theme relates to the Third Pillar of the Global Agenda for social work and social development of March 2012, with the aim of integrating human dimensions, promoting community, capacity building in responding to environmental challenges and to improve education and research to facilitate sustainable social development outcomes. The Guest Speaker, H.H Mohrmen stressed upon sustainable practices for the community and the environment by citing examples that community holds answers to sustainable practices.

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Confusion reigns on NCM call

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Tura, Mar 21: The call for a Non Cooperation Movement (NCM) called by a group of NGOs, which included the GSU, FKJGP, ADE, AYWO, GHSMC along with a few other organizations, today received a huge setback after a group of NGOs today clarified that they had no prior knowledge of a protest call by a section of the NGOs.
In a release today, the GSU, FKJGP, ADE and AYWO clarified that they had no prior knowledge of the NCM called by the other NGOs on Mar 23 and 24.

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2009 series map was done without state government consent

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SHILLONG, MAR 21: Deputy Chief Minister Roytre C Laloo today said the 2009 Map was published by the Survey of India and not by the Geological Survey of India with a caveat that the inter-state boundary with Assam is yet to be verified.
 He was replying to a motion moved by opposition HSPDP legislator Phlastingwell Pangniang who alleged that the 12 areas of difference are missing from the Map issued by the Geological Survey of India (GSI) in 2009, in the Assembly here.

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William arrested in Assam along with another cadre

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Tura, Mar 21: One of the most wanted criminals of the Garo Hills region, William A Sangma, who is wanted in many cases in the region was arrested near the village of Abhaypuri under Goalpara today towards the evening along with another cadre of his group.

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Minor quake jolts northeast India, parts of Bangladesh

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Shillong, March 21 (IANS) A minor earthquake was recorded in India's northeastern states and parts of Bangladesh on Tuesday night, an official said.
However, there were no immediate reports of any casualties or damage to property.

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