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Aircel does ‘Little Extra’ for Umden through ‘Namar Jong Phi’

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SHILLONG, May 08: Towing its philosophy of doing a ‘Little Extra’, Aircel organized an activity titled ‘Namar Jong Phi’ at Umden village on Saturday. The day long fun-filled ‘Namar Jong Phi’ activity  included a ‘Five a Side’ football tournament with eight teams competing for the trophy , a health check up camp supported by Bethany Outreach Hospital, Nongpoh and a highly engaging painting competition for the children of Umden.

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Mukul attends joint conference of CMs, CJs in New Delhi

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NEW DELHI, April 24: Meghalaya Chief Minister Dr. Mukul Sangma attended the Joint Conference of the Chief Ministers of the states and Chief Justices of High Courts  at Vigyan Bhawan in New Delhi on Sunday. The Conference was inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the presence of Chief Justice of India, Justice T.S. Thakur and Union Law and Justice Minister, D.V.Sadananda Gowda.
The Joint Conference is an occasion for the Executive and the Judiciary to reaffirm their commitment to support a speedy, efficient and quality justice delivery in the country and to discuss steps to overcome the various challenges facing the justice system, facilitate access to speedy resolution of commercial disputes, to making the justice system user friendly and affordable to all and improve the quality of legal aid services in the country.

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Fashion faces that took this region world over

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SHILLONG, April 24: Jessica Ruth Cunville Marbaniang and Wanrida Pyngrope from Meghalaya are among several girls from the northeastern region who have curved out a niche of their own and this region in the world of fashion, recently. Jessica, a music student from Shillong, who had her beginning with Lakme Fashion Week and has featured well in the national media. She in fact got much space in the fashion world after attired in renowned fashion designer Tarun Tahiliani’s creation. She walked the ramp in Tahiliani’s creation at the Lakme Fashion Week, 2015 right after winning the coveted Sunsilk Mega Miss Northeast 2015. Industry experts branded her as “super cute” and “transforms into a sizzling diva” when she faces the camera and walks the ramp.

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Midterm conference of EIZOC held in City

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SHILLONG, April 24: The Eastern India Zonal Ophthalmic Congress (EIZOC) held its Mid Term Conference at Shillong on Sunday focusing on exchange of knowledge and information on clinical, educational and research aspects among its members and growth of ophthalmology and visual sciences in Eastern India. This Conference was organized by the EIZOC in collaboration with the All Meghalaya Ophthalmological Society (AMOS).

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Manipur drivers launch strike against colleague's arrest

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Imphal, April 17 (IANS): Drivers of inter-state public transport vans in Manipur launched an indefinite strike from midnight of Saturday, accusing Nagaland Police of arresting a fellow driver on April 12 without any reason.
The All Manipur Inter-state Winger and Cruiser Drivers Welfare Union launched the strike, saying driver Mohammad Nasir was arrested at the police check post at Lalmati in Nagaland on April 12.

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