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Need to strengthen religious institutions: Governor

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Book on Niam Khasi released
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SHILLONG, June 15: Meghalaya Governor Ranjit Shekhar Mooshahary on Saturday released a book entitled - “The Philosophy and Essence of Niam Khasi” authored by J Kerrsing Tariang at an impressive function held at Seng Khasi College here.

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Mooshahary wants CBI to probe CMJ University

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SHILLONG, June 14: With the CID failing to make any headway, Meghalaya Governor Ranjit Shekhar Mooshahary on Friday suggested the state government to transfer the investigation into the controversial Chandra Mohan Jha University to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), considering the extensive ramifications of the case.

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ANVC(B) to sign settlement pact with official SoO

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SHILLONG, June 14: Expressing its seriousness to bring back peace in Garo Hills, ANVC(B) Friday informed that it will sign the final settlement even without any official "Suspension of Operation (SoO)" with the Government.
“ANVC(B) leader (Rimpu N Marak) is determined to sign the Final Settlement before anything goes wrong in the process of waiting,” the outfit’s Publicity Secretary, Doang Shira said in a press communiqué here. 

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High Court upholds MPDA, Champion to challenge order

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SHILLONG, June 13: The Meghalaya High Court on Thursday refused to interfere into a state government order putting the Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) Chief Champion Sangma under the Meghalaya Prevention Detention Act (MPDA).
Champion's militant outfit is in operation in at least five Garo Hills districts of Meghalaya. He was detained in Bangladesh and pushed back to India last year where he was subsequently arrested and charged for waging war against the nation.

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RTI unearths corruption during Meghalaya Election 2013

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SHILLONG, June 14: An RTI finding on Friday exposed the huge alleged “misappropriation” of funds allotted for conducting the last Meghalaya Legislative Assembly elections by the Mairang Sub-Divisional Officer (Election) office, even as punitive action has been sought from the Election Commission of India (ECI) on the matter citing that it is a gross violation of the order issued by the ECI.

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Merit scholarship for persons with disabilities launched

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Shillong, June 14: The Meghalaya Health Minister AL Hek launched the Meritorious Scholarship Scheme for students with disabilities at Vivekananda Cultural Centre Auditorium on Friday. The programme was organized by Government of Meghalaya, State Resource Centre, Civil Hospital, Shillong.

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Meghalaya police issues ‘lookout WT’ against CM Jha

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SHILLONG, June 13: Soon after Meghalaya Governor asked the state government to dissolve the controversial CMJ University, police have sent a “lookout WT” crash message to located the University’s self appointed Chancellor, Chandra Mohan Jha, to all states police headquarters throughout the country as the state CID has failed to locate him.
There is also an arrest warrant against Jha who has been absconding every since the CMJ University-which he had founded- came under the scanner of the state CID.

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