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GSU-EZW demands redressal to pertaining problems in Garo Hills

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SHILLONG, Nov 07: In a memorandum to Chief Minister Dr Mukul Sangma, Garo Students’ Union – East Zone Williamnagar (GSU-EZW) Wednesday demanded the state government to address the various problems pertaining to medical facilities, education and road infrastructures affecting the region.
“We demand government to look into the various grievances faced in the different sectors right from medical facilities, education, roads and communication which was lying unattended for so long,” GSU-EZH president RR Marak said in the memorandum.

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Blasts in Imphal, jawans injured

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IMPHAL, Nov 07: Two powerful IEDs exploded in two separate places of Imphal West district and Thoubal district of Manipur on Wednesday, injuring three civilians including one woman and two jawans of Sikh Regiment.
The first blast took place at Ghari Makha Leikai along the Tiddim road (Airport road) in Imphal West around 9:10 am when a powerful IED planted by suspected militants at the road median set off, wounding five persons including three civilians and two jawans belonging to 18 Sikh Regiment, police said.

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Public consultation on ‘Impact of Climate Change’

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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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