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MLCU holds free Health Camp in Puriang

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SHILLONG, May 28: Martin Luther Christian University (MLCU) through its Department of Allied Health Sciences (AHS), on Saturday conducted a free Health Camp in Puriang, Mawryngkneng Block, East Khasi Hills.
The health camp not only held consultations with doctors but tests were also conducted by the students from MSc, BSc, and Diploma courses, from the Department of AHS. The test included Blood Test, BMI, Vital Signs, Diet and Nutrition counseling and also Eye screening which was done by students from Bansara Eye Care Centre.

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BSF seize Indian Sarees worth over Rs 27 Lac

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SHILLONG, May 28: BSF troops deployed at Umsiyam in East Khasi Hills District of Meghalaya along the Indo-Bangla international border seized 1500 sarees worth over Rs. 27 lacs on Sunday.
According to the BSF, a suspicious Tata 207 vehicle was spotted near the international border and when frisked recovered more than 1500 sarees worth approx Rs. 27 lacs.

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‘Run for sustainable future’ marathon held

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SHILLONG, May 28: Khasi Jaintia Welfare Association (KJWA) in collaboration with Khasi Jaintia Presbyterian(KJP) Girl’s Higher Secondary School, Mission Compound Shillong organized “A Marathon” on Saturday to mark the Quasquicentennial Celebration Of The School.                 

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Arunachal woman unfurls Indian flag at Mt. Everest for fourth time

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Itanagar, May 16 (IANS): Arunachal Pradesh's Anshu Jamsenpa on Tuesday scripted history of a sort by becoming the first Indian woman to scale the Mount Everest for the fourth time. She will attempt a double ascent to the world's highest peak to make it a total five successful climbs.
Jamsenpa, a mother of two, started at 1.45 a.m. on May 13 for her climb and reached the Everest top at 9 a.m. on Tuesday to unfurl the national flag.

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Assam conservationist nominated for Whitley Awards

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Guwahati, May 16 (IANS): Assam's Purnima Barman, known for her efforts for the conservation of the Greater Adjutant Stork and its habitat, has been nominated for the prestigious Whitley Awards 2017, also called the Green Oscar, it was announced on Tuesday.
This prestigious international prize honours exceptional individuals working in grassroots nature conservation in the world's developing countries, and who often face humanitarian, environmental and political challenges in the projects they undertake.

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