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Sutnga urges parents to scrutinize CBSE results

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SHILLONG, June 22: Quoting a report that had highlighted serious errors in the marking of answer scripts of students who had appeared for the CBSE class XII examinations, Advocate Edwin K Sutnga has expressed his concerns over the implications of these errors on the lives of these students and has as such urged parents and teachers of the state to take up this matter with the CBSE.

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Garobadha gets new solar street lighting system

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AMPATI, June 22: Minister of Sports & Youth Affairs, Zenith Sangma inaugurated the 16 KW Solar Street Lighting System at Garobadha and dedicated it to the people of the area in the presence of South West Garo Hills Deputy Commissioner C.V.D. Diengdoh, MDC of Dengnakpara S.M. Sangma and other local leaders and district officials on Wednesday evening.
The solar street lighting system is a project of Meghalaya New & Renewable Energy Development Agency (MNREDA) in coordination with MNRE – Government of India and the State Government to promote clean and sustainable energy.

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Opposition claims technicality, to seek change of guard in KHADC

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SHILLONG, June 21: Using the unanimous decision to support a resolution moved by it on Wednesday’s session of the House, the opposition Congress in the KHADC has said that this is an indication that the PDF led EC in the Council has ‘technically collapsed’.
“As per my understanding, once the ruling side has succumbed to opposition’s resolution the executive committee has collapsed,” opposition leader Manstudy Nongrem informed after the session while adding that the party will move the Governor for his intervention in this matter.

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Yoga should not be associated with politics: Assam Minister

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SHILLONG, June 21: While no official International Yoga day function was organised in Meghalaya, Assam Minister Pallab Lochan Das who joined the state BJP unit celebration here maintained that Yoga should not be associated with politics as the concept of Yoga does not only belong to the BJP.
The Bharatiya Janata Party Meghalaya unit celebrated the day at Polo where Assam Minister, Pallab Lochan Das was the Chief Guest.

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Regional parties conniving with Congress: PN Syiem

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SHILLONG, June 22: The Chief Executive Member (CEM) of the Khasi Hills Autonomous District Council (KHADC), Pynshngain N Syiem has accused the regional parties of the state of conniving with the Congress party in attempting to topple the People’s Democratic Forum (PDF) led Executive Committee (EC) in the Council.
“They are one, the HSPDP is Congress and the UDP too is Congress but despite the desperate attempt made, they fail to defeat the present EC,” Syiem said after the council’s session which concluded here on Thursday.

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Anti railway groups raise threat of intensive agitation

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SHILLONG, June 21: The anti – railway groups have vowed to embark on an intensive mode of agitation if the state government maintains its stoic silence and continues to discuss the issue with them.
The decision was taken after a delegation of the four organizations, which are staging a sit-in-demonstration in the city here, met the Home Minister HDR Lyngdoh, who had invited them for a discussion on the issue.

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PDF’s fate to be decided on last day of KHADC session

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SHILLONG, June 21: The fate of the People’s Democratic Forum (PDF) and its continuation at the helm of affairs in the Khasi Hills Autonomous District Council (KHADC) will be decided on the last day of the ongoing session of the House after the opposition recalled the No Confidence Motion (NCM) against the former on Wednesday.
Before the start of the session, KHADC chairman LG Nongsiej informed the House that he had received a no-confidence motion moved by United Democratic Party (UDP) MDC Teinwell Dkhar but it was later withdrawn by him.

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