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ADCs to discuss amendment of AD rules

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SHILLONG, April 25: The proposed amendment of the AD rules aimed at preventing non – tribals from taking part in the election process in the different District Councils will soon be discussed at length during a meeting which will be convened by the Khasi Hills Autonomous District Council (KHADC).
Informing this on Tuesday, the Chief Executive Member (CEM) of the KHADC, Pynshngain Syiem said, “We will soon hold another round of meeting of the autonomous district councils (ADCs) by the second week of next month to discuss on the matter.”

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Order prohibits mining, illegal transportation of coal

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SHILLONG, April 25: The District Magistrate, East Jaintia Hills District (EJH), Khliehriat on Tuesday promulgated an Order under Section 144 CrPC prohibiting fresh mining of coal and illegal transportation of coal in the entire District. All coal laden truck are required to possess transportation challan, Royalty challan and other related documents.

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UDP Umsning urges party high command to reconsider pull out from PDF

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SHILLONG, April 25: The United Democratic Party (UDP) Umsning Circle has urged the high command of the party to re-consider its decision to withdraw support to the ruling People Democratic Forum (PDF) led EC in the KHADC.
In a letter to the UDP chief Donkupar Roy, UDP-UC secretary Bias Sylliang said, “We urge you to review the decision taken by the party’s central executive committee (CEC) recently on the matter.”

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District Contact Centre established at Shillong

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SHILLONG, April 25: For the purpose of providing seamless interface to provide quality service to citizens and other stakeholders on election matters, the District Contact Centres (DCC) have been setup at Shillong and Tura.
In Shillong, DCC has bene setup in the office of the District Election Officer, East Khasi Hills District, Shillong, Room No. 204 and 309 while for Tura the DCC is at the office of Deputy Commissioner (Election), West Garo Hills (Additional Building at DC Office Premises).

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BSF arms youth aspiring to join defense forces

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SHILLONG, April 25: Continuing with its efforts to arm the youth of the region who are seeking employment in the various levels of the armed forces, the Border Security Force has once again extended its support to the growth and confidence of these aspirants who are hoping to someday play their part in the safeguarding of the nation.
Along these lines, the Border Security Force (BSF), Meghalaya Frontier recently organized a Skill Development cum training programme for the unemployed youth for the border area at Mawpat, Shillong.

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