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Mawryngkneng BDO accused of abusing power

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SHILLONG, May 16: FKJGP Mawryngkneng Circle has accused BDO of Mawryngkneng C&RD Block, Lyngskor Kynjing of abusing his power for personal vendetta. The allegation was made by FKJGP’s Circle president Kynsai War on Monday, accusing the BDO of targeting him and his family because of a complaint being lodged against irregularities in the implementation of IAY scheme. 

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First ever model polling station in Ampati

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AMPATI, May 16: The By-election to the 2-Tura Parliamentary constituency witnessed the first ever Model Polling Station at Ampati in South West Garo Hills (SWGH).
Following the directive of the Election Commission of India to facilitate hassle free voting on the polling day, the District Election Office transformed the existing polling station at Ampati Upper Primary School into a Model Polling Station complete with all voter friendly facilities and amenities.

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Wanton waste of water

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SHILLONG, May 08: With water scarcity being experienced by several localities in the city, this water tank located at the premises of the Old Fire Brigade near the culvert at Rilbong Zigzag – Oxford Hill Road – Kench’s Trace Road junction continues to leak while losing precious water. A tattered hosepipe has been replaced with an alloyed GI pipe recently after nearly a year of losing gallons of water from this tank.

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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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