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KSU suspends two-day office picketing

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SHILLONG, June 10: The Khasi Students Union (KSU), South West Khasi Hills district unit on Monday have decided to suspend their two-day office picketing after the state PWD Minister assured that their demands would be met.
Speaking to reporters after the meeting with the PWD Minister, Sniawbhalang Dhar, KSU General Secretary, RK Jahrin said that the minister has assured to take up the matter with Chief Minister soon and repairing of the road from Ranikor to Maheshkola will be dealt with.

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E-Governance to serve people in transparent, accountable manner: Mukul

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Child Tracking Portal launched

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SHILLONG, June 10: Meghalaya is one of the first few states in the country to initiate e-Governance and the intent is to draw satisfaction by serving the people effectively in a transparent and accountable manner. This was informed by Meghalaya Chief Minister, Dr Mukul Sangma during the inauguration of the Sensitization Programme cum Workshop on e-Governance for Garo Hills Districts on Monday at DRDA Conference Hall.

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Modi to lead BJP's 2014 election battle

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Panaji, June 09 (IANS): Riding over dissent and differences within, Gujarat Chief Minister and Hindutva icon Narendra Modi was Sunday named to lead the BJP into the 2014 Lok Sabha battle, marking the end of the era of the party's ageing patriarchs.
The Bharatiya Janata Party announced here that the chief minister had been named chairman of the election management committee for the Lok Sabha polls, virtually ensuring that Modi, 62, will call the shots in the run up to the general elections.
The announcement was made by BJP president Rajnath Singh at the end of a two-day national executive meeting that saw heavy wrangling between a section backed by party patriarch L.K. Advani, who opposed Modi's ascent, and another group backing Modi's candidature.

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Transporting food grain for northeast India via Bangladesh begins

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Agartala, June 09 (IANS): Transporting food grain for the mountainous northeastern states of India via Bangladesh has begun, and the first consignment is expected to reach Tripura within 10 to 15 days, officials said Sunday.
"A barge carrying the first consignment of 3,000 tonnes of food grain for Tripura left Haldia port (in West Bengal) Thursday for Ashuganj river port in Bangladesh. From Ashuganj port, the food grain would be ferried to Tripura by road," a senior official of the Tripura food department said.

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Rampant kidnappings becomes nightmare for East Jaintia Hills

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Shillong, June 09: Rampant cases of kidnapping has made life little uneasy in East Jaintia Hills district these days as the people reel under fear psychosis.
Sources informed that there have been at least 17 kidnappings in the last three months followed by huge ransom demands.

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Youths to represent Meghalaya at JENESYS 2.0 in Japan

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Shillong, June 09: In a pride for Meghalaya, students from the hill state have been chosen to be part of a delegation to represent India in Japan as part of a student exchange programme.
They will be participating in a Student Exchange Programme called JENESYS 2.0 (Japan-Asia Network of Exchange for Students and Youths) beginning from June 9 to 16.

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ANVC(B) Chairman goes missing, outfit threatens of returning to jungle

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Shillong, June 08: ANVC(B) has served a deadline of 24 – hours to Meghalaya Police to produce their Chairman, Rimpu N Marak, failing which they will return back to jungle.
ANVC(B) Publicity Secretary, Doang Shira informed that the outfit’s Chairman has been missing since June 5 last, apparently after police teams conducted a raid at Babupara on the same evening in – between 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM.

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