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Public consultation on ‘Impact of Climate Change’

Written by Meghalaya Times. Posted in Region

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Shillong, Nov 07: Gene Campaign a Delhi based institution headed by renowned scientist, Dr Suman Sahai,  in collaboration with Martin Luther Christian University (MLCU) Shillong are organising a one-day public consultation on training materials related to “Impact of Climate Change,” on November 9 at the MLCU main campus (Opposite Soso Tham auditorium) at 10 am.

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Mudslinging over Mapithel Dam continues

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IMPHAL, Nov 07: The pandemonium over the construction of the Mapithel Dam continues with both opposing parties engaged in hurling mud.
Mapithel Dam Affected Villages Organization (MDAVO) has opted for a more conservative approach and ready to go along slowly as against the Mapithel Dam Multipurpose Project Displaced Villages Committee (MDMPDVC).
Giving a press conference after a slew of charges made by MDAVO in the last few weeks, president of MDMPDVC M Ngaranmi assured that household counting was strictly adhered to as per Hill House Counting  and allay all fears in a press conference on Wednesday at Manipur Press Club.

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Assam pays tribute to Bhupenda on his first death anniversary

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Guwahati, Nov 05: People of Assam paid their rich tribute to the Assam’s cultural icon Dr Bhupen Hazarika on his first death anniversary across the state on Monday.
Assam state government, district administrations, several social organizations organized a day-long programme to pay tribute to the legend.

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Environmentalists work to restraint villagers from killing Migratory birds this year

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GUWAHATI/DIMAPUR, Nov 05: Early winter means a time to seek fortune for many villagers. As Amur falcons migrate from Siberia, the villagers hunt them in large number and earn a lot in Nagaland and parts of Manipur.
However, if environmentalists have their way this year, those villagers in Nagaland or elsewhere in the North East Region (NER) will be disappointed during this winter as their plans to 'harvest' on migratory birds may be restricted.

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Bangladeshi illegal immigrant nabbed by BSF

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Shillong, Nov 05: Acting on specific input, BSF troops deployed in East Khasi Hills on Sunday apprehended one Bangladeshi national, identified as Md Abdul Kasim (30) from Bangladesh, while he was trying to infiltrate into India from Bangladesh.
During search, the party recovered suspected gold (30 gms) and one mobile phone worth Rs.3000 along with a Bangladeshi SIM from his possession.

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