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GSU writes to education director over absent teachers, pitiable schools

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TURA, Oct 23: Taking cognizance of the absence of teachers from schools as well as the poor school infrastructure in South Garo Hills (SGH), the GSU – Mindikgre unit has written to the Director of School Education and Literacy (DSEL) seeking action against those neglecting their duties.
The NGO named various schools and their missing teachers who were allegedly neglecting their duty to students.

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Tsering calls for cooperation for successful Multi State Mock Exercise

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SHILLONG, Oct 23: The Chief Secretary of Meghalaya, Y Tsering has called for the co-operation of all stake holders to ensure the success of the Multi State Mock Exercise slated for October 31, 2018 in all the District Headquarters across the State of Meghalaya.

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NPP yet to decide on whether to fight both Shillong and Tura LS seats

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SHILLONG, Oct 23: The National People’s Party is yet to decide on whether it will contest both the Shilong and Tura Lok Sabha seats in the upcoming election which will be held in 2019.
Refuting allegations that the party is planning to contest both seats, the NPP’s state president WR Kharlukhi said, “It is just a point of view of people. Different people have different views but as a party we have not taken such a stand (to field candidates from both seats).”

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5 Dead Sea Scrolls in Washington museum fake

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Washington, Oct 23 (IANS): The Museum of the Bible in Washington, D.C., has said that five of its most valuable artefacts, once thought to be part of the historic Dead Sea Scrolls, were fake and would not be displayed anymore.
German-based scholars tested the fragments and found that five "show characteristics inconsistent with ancient origin and therefore will no longer be displayed at the museum", the museum announced on Monday.
At 430,000 square feet, and with views of the Capitol, the Bible museum represents a significant investment for its evangelical founders.

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KHADC to come up with official resolution for implementation of ILP

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SHILLONG, Oct 22: Besides tabling the Khasi Social Custom of Lineage Bill, 2018 the Khasi Hills Autonomous District Council (KHADC) has decided to come up with an official resolution for the implementation of the Inner Line Permit (ILP) in Meghalaya during its special session to be held on October 25 and 26 next.
The Executive Committee (EC) of the KHADC had arrived at this decision during its meeting which was held here on Monday under the chairmanship of the Chief Executive Member (CEM) of the Council, Hispreaching Son Shylla.

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