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Regional Level Sensitization on Community Led Landscape Management Project held

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Tura, August 12, 2018:   A One Day Regional Level Sensitization on Community Led Landscape Management Project (CLLMP) for Garo Hills region was held recently at SMELC Building, Dakopgre, Tura.
The workshop was organised by the State Project Management Unit of MBDA in collaboration with District Administration, West Garo Hills and IBDLP units, Garo Hills region.

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Journalists in Imphal demand colleague’s release

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IMPHAL, AUG 12: Journalists in Imphal marched late last night from Manipur Press Club to the Chief Minister’s official bungalow demanding the release of one of their colleagues who was arrested by the Manipur police for uploading a post on social media which allegedly contained defamatory remarks. 
Kishorchandra Wangkhemcha, who is working with IS TV, a local cable television news network, is still in the custody of the police till the filing of this report. The journalist was arrested on August 9 night.

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Disproportionate civic service blamed for garbage mess in city

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SHILLONG, Aug 12: Meghalaya is seriously struggling in managing public wastes, especially, capital Shillong. With the permanent dustbins being dismantled from every localities of the city in the name of maintaining cleanliness and replacing the same by door to door collection of wastes, but the ground realities are otherwise.
There are numerous localities, inside the municipal jurisdiction of the town, where the SMB garbage vans are unable to penetrate due to the unapproachable terrain, which has given rise to garbage mess here.

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Ex-Speaker Somnath Chatterjee 'stable but critical' after heart attack

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Kolkata, Aug 12 (IANS) Former Lok Sabha Speaker Somnath Chatterjee, who was hospitalised in a critical condition last week, suffered a heart attack on Sunday morning, a hospital official said.
"Chatterjee suffered a heart attack at the hospital this morning. His condition is now stable but critical. He is undergoing dialysis," said Pradip Tondon, CEO of Bellevue Clinic.

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Conrad pushes agenda for digital Northeast

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SHILLONG, Aug 11: Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K. Sangma today pushed the agenda of digital transformation at the historic launch of Digital Northeast 2022 at Guwahati, which was released by Union Electronic and Telecommunication Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad in presence of Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal and Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb.
He told the gathering that the State Government has approved an amount of Rs. 35 Crores for construction of Phase-I of the Shillong Tech Park Building. This building is located at the sprawling 80 Acres Tech Park campus in New Shillong Township.

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