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Chandabiang, Meyusapong win MLCU’s DJ Hunt Competition

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SHILLONG, May 16: Chandabiang and Meyusapong won the DJ Hunt Competition organized by the Students’ Affairs Committee of the Martin Luther Christian University (MLCU) in the University campus here in Tuesday, which witnessed the participation of students from across different departments of the University.
The two winners of the competition will get the opportunity to perform at the Grand Finale of the University Week - ‘Aurora 2017’.

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India, Bangladesh improving navigability in inland water protocol route

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Kolkata, May 16 (IANS): India and Bangladesh have initiated a process to improve navigability of inland water transit protocol route between the two countries so that the former can connect river Ganga with the northeastern states, an official said here on Tuesday.
The two countries had agreed on the extension of Protocol on Inland Water Transit and Trade (PIWTT), signed in 1972.

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Clement rues lack of knowledge on traditional instruments

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SHILLONG, May 16: Forest and Environment Minister, Clement Marak has rued the lack of knowledge among the youth about traditional musical instruments even as he pointed out that these are now being replaced by modern and western musical instruments.

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BJP seeks investigation into petrol pump adulteration

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TURA, May 16: The North Garo Hills chapter of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has urged the Deputy Commissioner of the district to set up an investigation after claiming adulteration of diesel that was reportedly found in the Super Energy Point, petrol pump in Mendipathar two days ago.

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EGH resident goes missing, family appeals for help

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TURA, May 04: A 24 year old man who was on his way to the city of Chennai in Tamil Nadu has reportedly gone missing from the city of Vishakapatnam in Andhra Pradesh. The worried parents, who last to spoke to him on the April 28, filed a missing report at Williamnagar on Thursday while also seeking help from a NGO to help locate the missing person.
Kalingson Sangma, the son of Tosang Shira and a resident of Norek Imdikkim of East Garo Hills (EGH) was on his way from Guwahati by train to Chennai.
 “All communication was lost after the last contact was made on April 28, 2017 and we are worried that there may be some problem. His whereabouts are a mystery till now and we would request anyone with information to please inform on the numbers 9615050366 or 8014175538,” said information and publicity secretary of the GSU, East Zone, Silbil Marak in a release.


 

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