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Chambugong chras to take action against Rimpu

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TURA, Sep 19: In an effort to jointly fight the illegal handing over of Nokmaship by the Nokma of Danakgre, Enilla Ch Marak, the Chambugong chra on September 9 last through a meeting decided to form an association. The meeting that was held at Andreas Ch Marak’s house in Tura, discussed the burning issue caused by the empowerment of Bernard N Marak as Nokma by Enilla.

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Former UDP leader’s support gives Danggo a major fillip

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SHILLONG, Sep 19: The chances for Ranikor MLA, Martin M Danggo being re – elected in the ensuing 2018 state elections got a major boost on Tuesday through the support extended by a former member of the United Democratic Party (UDP) and his followers.
KK Lyngkhoi had unsuccessfully contested the MLA elections three times in 1998, 2003 and 2008 against Danggo, who is presently the incumbent Cabinet Minister in-charge Public Works Department (Road) in the Congress-led MUA-II government.

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North East needs another green revolution: NEC Secretary

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SHILLONG, Sep 19: North Eastern Council, Secretary Ram Muivah on Tuesday said that the North East like always was left out of the Green revolution and so the North East and the eastern region needs yet another green revolution to transform the lives of the farmers and the populace.
Muivah said this while addressing the national seminar on Smart Farming for Enhancing Input Use Efficiency Income and Environmental Security at ICAR, Umiam.

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Paul becomes target of petrol bomb attack

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SHILLONG, Sep 18: West Shillong MLA, Paul Lyngdoh was roused to a rude awakening on Monday morning when miscreants lobbed two Molotov cocktails, popularly known as petrol bombs, at his residence in Mawprem.
The incident took place at around 5 am at Mawprem when miscreants threw two petrol bombs which landed near the room of the security guard, who swiftly swung into action to douse the fire preventing any major damage to the building.

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Govt ropes in youth to clean up Shillong

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SHILLONG, Sep 19: Lakhs of tourist every year visit Meghalaya and there is an active attempt from all quarter to make Shillong a clean and liveable city so that this will attract more tourists in the days to come.
One of these efforts is an initiative that has emerged out of the Shillong Hackathon 2017 under the theme Clean and Liveable City, the final day of which was held on Tuesday at Yojana Bhavan Auditorium, Shillong.

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Singapore to set up Skill Center in NE: Dr Jitendra Singh

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NEW DELHI, Sep 19 (PIB): The Government of Singapore will set up a Skill Center at Guwahati which will cater to the entire North-Eastern region. This was stated here by Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr Jitendra Singh after a meeting with a high-level delegation represented by the High Commissioner of Singapore, Mr Lim Thuan Kuan here on Monday.

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Boat race turns fatal in Garo Hills, storm claims 10 lives

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TURA, Sep 18: A boat race in the village of Nidanpur under Tikrkilla Police Station limits went horribly wrong after a huge storm led to the capsizing of at least 4 boats leading to the death of 10 people most of who were children. The tragedy took place after the completion of a boat race organized by local MDC of Naguapara, Dhormonath Sangma and tragically took place just about 100 meters from what was their home.

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