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Nongalbibra holds Song Kristan competition

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TURA, Jan 12: Revelry in Garo Hills continued even two weeks into the New Year with the town of Nongalbibra in South Garo Hills (SGH) holding a Song Kristan competition on Thursday.
The competition saw the local MLA of Rongara-Siju, Rophul S Marak act as the chief guest and was held under the aegis of the Nongalbibra Song Kristan Dance Competition Committee.
The competition, which is already in its 8 year and is one of the more eagerly awaited one, saw a total of 9 teams vie for the Rs 50,000 cash prize as well as trophy. The event was witnessed by over 3,000 people who gathered to celebrate through song and dance and was won by the Nongalbibra Colony.

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GNLA posers arrested in EGH for demanding from businessman

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TURA, Jan 12: Three criminals, all hailing from the district of East Garo Hills (EGH), were arrested by the police on Thursday after they allegedly served a demand note to a businessman demanding an amount of Rs 4.5 lakh.

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Anish Thapa wins fifth edition of Amway Darjeeling Police Marathon 2018

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SHILLONG, Jan 12: Anish Thapa from Shillong won the fifth edition of Amway Darjeeling Police Marathon 2018 in Men’s category on Friday which was organized by Darjeeling Police and Amway India.
The marathon was held in Darjeeling in collaboration with GTA, to celebrate the 155th Birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda. The objective behind organizing the Amway Darjeeling Police marathon was to spread awareness about health and fitness amongst people in Darjeeling and North Bengal. The sporting event was also dedicated to establish peace and harmony between people of Hills and plains.

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Sanbor lays foundation stones for construction of four road projects

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SHILLONG, Jan 12: Former South Shillong legislator Sanbor Shullai on Friday laid the foundation stones for the construction of four road projects sanctioned by the state PWD at a cost of Rs 1.40 crore.
These include construction of road in Mawnei, Jumor Lane Road Laban, Dhobighat, Streamlet Road Laban, Rahman Road, and Bridge Point at Madan Laban.

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NEHU Campus to become inclusive: VC

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SHILLONG, Jan 12: The North Eastern Hill University (NEHU) Vice Chancellor (VC) SK Srivastava on Friday assured to make the University campus friendly for persons with disabilities (PwDs) by putting in proper facilities.
“The VC has assured us that the University will provide facilities for such students of the region and that it is also willing to welcome all students from all fields of life and will ensure discrimination to none,” said NEHU Students’ Union (NEHUSU) finance secretary Rangdajied Marwein soon after their meeting with the VC.

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