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Congress on its downward slide: Donkupar

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TURA, Sep 21: The president of the United Democratic Party (UDP), Dr. Donkupar Roy has stated that the Congress party in Meghalaya had reached the top of the mountain and that the only way for it now is a downward slide.
Dr. Doy had made this remark during an interaction with the residents of Tura which was held on Wednesday evening which is also being seen as an attempt of the party to better its presence in the Garo Hills region.

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AMRIT pharmacy to benefit the weaker sections of society: Warjri

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SHILLONG, Sep 21: Meghalaya Minister for Health and Family Welfare, Roshan Warjri has pointed out that the setting up of AMRIT pharmacies in the state run hospitals will be a boon to the people of Meghalaya, especially those coming from the weaker sections of the society.
“A significant number of patients stop visiting hospitals after two or three cycles of treatment due to unaffordable costs of medicines,” Warjri said here on Thursday while inaugurating the first ever Affordable Medicines and Reliable Implants for Treatment (AMRIT) Pharmacy at Civil Hospital, Shillong.

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Five HNLC militants nabbed in Assam

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GUWAHATI, Sep 20 (IANS): Five cadres of militant outfit Hynniewtrep National Liberation Council (HNLC) have been arrested and a huge cache of arms and ammunition in Assam, an official said on Wednesday.

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7 year old minors raped by step father

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TURA, Sep 20: In another shocker, twin girls, aged about 7 years, were allegedly sexually assaulted by their step father in the village of Cheran Songgital in East Garo Hills (EGH).

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Underperforming SPSUs cost Meghalaya almost Rs 400 crore

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SHILLONG, Sep 20: Under performance on the part of 15 State Public Sector Undertakings (SPSUs) has cost Meghalaya a combined loss of almost Rs. 400 crores as has been revealed on Wednesday.
The heads of these SPSUs were summoned by the Assembly’s Committee on Public Sector Undertakings headed by former chief minister Salseng C Marak on Wednesday so that the status of their respective accounts can be looked into.

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Conrad urges Goyal for more railway projects in Meghalaya

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SHILLONG, Sep 20: Tura MP, Conrad Sangma has urged Union Railways Minister, Piyush Goyal for more railway projects in Meghalaya when he called on him at New Delhi on Wednesday.
During the course of the visit, Sangma appraised Goyal of Mendipathar Railway station and the service which was running there and how it had economically impacted the lives of the local people in and around the region. 

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Questions raised after absconder gets anticipatory bail

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TURA, Sep 20: Questions have been raised over police inaction after an absconder, Siljohn N Sangma, who has been accused of duping a woman from the town of Resubelpara in North Garo Hills (NGH), was given anticipatory bail despite the accused absconding from the police. The case falls under Resubelpara PS which came under severe criticism.

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