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Bolbokgre School to get uplift after administration releases funds

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TURA, Sep 10: In what may be very heartening news for many, an amount of close to Rs 1.5 lakhs has been sanctioned for the redevelopment of the Bolbokgre Government LP School.
Most areas of the school including the roof and rooms have been in dilapidated condition for more than 3 years now after a storm destroyed the building itself, while also taking off most part of the roof.

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Garudachal Vidyapeeth celebrates 25 years through showcase of NE culture

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TURA, Sep 10: The Garudachal Vidyapeeth celebrated 25 years of its inception through a showcase of various cultures of the North East at the small village of Belbari in South West Garo Hills (SWGH).
The event was organized by the Gandhi Smriti and Darshan Samity which held the three - day North East Cultural Symposium which ended on Sunday and was witnessed by a huge crowd from around the region.

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RKM VP visits historical Laban House

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SHILLONG, Sep 03: The Vice-President (VP) of Ramakrishna Math and Mission, Head Quarters,  Belur Math, Swami Gautamanandaji Maharaj visited the historical House at Laban where Swami Vivekananda stayed during his Shillong visit in 1901, on Tuesday last amidst a large congregation of devotees and followers. The new secretary of RKM, Swami Sarvabhutananda Maharaj also accpmpanied the VP along with other monks of the Ramakrishna Order.

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WGH DC issues directives to all on road safety

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SHILLONG, Aug 29: In compliance with the directives of the Supreme Court (SC) of India, the Deputy Commissioner of West Garo Hills (WGH) has issued directives and advisories to all departments and stakeholders for road safety measures as per the Action Plan prepared by the Transport Department, Government of Meghalaya on Road Safety and Security for the welfare of the pedestrians and commuters as well as general public.

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Weaver and Designer from Meghalaya shine at Assam edition of NEIFW

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SHILLONG, Aug 29: Shillong-based designer Rupert Lynrah and indigenous weaver Sian Marsharing from Ri-Bhoi district recently participated in the Assam edition of the North-East India Fashion Week (NEIFW), which was held on August 26, 2017 at the Assam Engineering Institute Field, Chandmari, Guwahati.
Building up for the premier fashion event’s 3rd edition in Itanagar later this year, Affluent Ray of Light (ARL) christened Saturday’s event ‘The Khadi Movement - Assam Edition’. The show was an insight to what’s in store for the guests at the three-day fashion extravaganza in Itanagar later this year. The event is conceptualized to inspire and encourage the upcoming handicraft artisans and designers of the region who are working exclusively towards the promotion of north east fabrics and culture. The Assam edition witnessed the participation of over 50 designers and indigenous weavers.

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