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BSF celebrates Raksha Bandhan

Written by Meghalaya Times. Posted in Region

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SHILLONG, Aug 06: In an initiative to promote the importance of ‘MATRI SHAKTI’ - Women power in serving the nation, the Border Security Force, Meghalaya Frontier organised `Raksha Bandhan’ at Umpling Campus with members of Marwadi Sammelan Mahila Sammiti’, families of BSF Jawan as well as `BSF Lady Constable’.
In line with the celebration similar programme was organized at BSF border out post Dawki and Lyngkhat along the Indo-Bangla border wherein 25 ladies of ‘Patanjali Mahila Sammiti’ participated.

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Leadership and Communication Skills Development workshop organised

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TURA, Aug 06: Where convergence is the new mantra being fostered for greater development initiatives in the region, District Rural Development Agency (DRDA) and IBDLP, West Garo Hills took a comprehensive way forward to organise a two day workshop on Leadership and Communication Skills Development  held at DRDA Conference Hall, Tura recently.
 The innovative programme was attended by block officials, extension officers from the department of Agriculture, Horticulture, Animal Husbandry and Veterinary, Soil and Water Conservation and the IBDLP team. The two day programme was organised with focus objectives on leadership, team building, joint planning, communication skill development, preparation of convergence matrix, block wise action plan formulation and joint implementation strategies in convergence mode.

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At least 16 die from mosquito-borne diseases in Manipur

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Imphal, July 30 (IANS): Mosquito-borne diseases have killed 16 persons in village along the India-Myanmar border in Manipur, while another four deaths in other parts are suspected to have the same cause, Manipur Health Minister L. Jayentakumar said on Sunday.
He added the diseases may break out in some parts of the state since there is trans-border movement of persons.
Chief Minister N. Biren Singh, who took stock of the situation in an emergency meeting, said over 200 persons are affected by mosquito-borne diseases in just one district - Churachandpur.

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By-poll result will affect Nagaland State politics

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DIMAPUR, July 30: The prevailing trend of Nagaland State politics will depend so much on the result of the by-election of Northern Angami-I assembly constituency which result will be declared on August 3.
Things will speak so much whether Naga People’s Front (NPF) President Dr Shurhozelie Liezietsu who is also a former Chief Minister becomes a member of the Nagaland Legislative Assembly or not. The by-poll was held on July 29. It was a straight fight between Kekhrie Yhome, a 41 year old academician from Kohima and Dr Shurhozelie Liezietsu.

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Naga People’s Front (NPF) “dissolves” 10 constituencies

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DIMAPUR, July 30: The Naga People’s Front (NPF) has “dissolved” 10 assembly constituencies and “suspended” 4 others saying that these constituencies supported “dissident MLAs” and were also involved in “anti-party activities”.
This came to effect in the NPF on the recommendation of the Disciplinary Action Committee (DAC).

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