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CEM election deferred as Nongsiej resigns as KHADC Chairman

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SHILLONG, July 12: The sudden resignation of the Chairman of the Khasi Hills Autonomous District Council (KHADC), LG Nongsiej resulted in the rescheduling of the election of the Council’s Chief Executive Member (CEM) which was scheduled to be held on Thursday and has now been deferred to Friday.
The former CEM, Pynshngain N Syiem of the People’s Democratic Front (PDF) had earlier resigned from the post on the very day that he was supposed to face a No Confidence Motion during a special session of the Council which had necessitated an election during which his successor would have been chosen.

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Shylla accuses Syiem of misappropriating Rs 28 crore

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SHILLONG, July 12: Accusing the former Chief Executive Member (CEM) of the Khasi Hills Autonomous District Council (KHADC), Pynshngain N Syiem of misappropriating Rs. 28 crores, Nongkrem MDC, HS Shylla who is aspiring to be the next chief of the Council, said that the newly formed Khasi Hills Democratic Alliance (KHDA) will pursue the issue to its conclusion.
Shylla also said the KHDA expressed its support to the demand of the PDF member from Nongshken Grace Mary Kharpuri for a CBI inquiry into the matter.

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UDP decides to contest South Tura by election

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TURA, July 12: The United Democratic Party (UDP) has set the cat amongst the pigeons after a meeting between the leaders from Garo Hills, came up with a consensus to field a candidate from the South Tura seat against the National People’s Party (NPP) candidate Conrad Sangma who is seeking to hold on to the Chief Minister’s post with a victory in the upcoming by elections.

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Teilinia appointed protem KHADC Chairperson

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SHILLONG, July 12: The former Chief Executive Member (CEM) of the Khasi Hills Autonomous District Council (KHADC), Teilinia Thangkhiew has been appointed as the protem Chairperson of the Council in the wake of LG Nongsiej resigning from the post on Thursday.
Thangkhiew, who is also former deputy CEM, will be conducting the election for the post of CEM which will be held on Friday.

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Government policies are framed in sync with present day requirements: Conrad

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SHILLONG, July 12: Chief Minister, Conrad Sangma has stated that the Meghalaya Democratic Alliance (MDA) which he leads is making extra efforts to ensure that its policies are in line with the demands and requirements of the present day.
Conrad had said this while speaking during a function where he inaugurated the Vocational Training Centre of the Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Department at Manai, Mairang, West Khasi Hills District on Thursday.
Terming the opening of the Vocational Training Centre as a step in the right direction Conrad urged the farmers and the people of the area to take advantage of the services that the institute has to offer.

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Former militants accuse James of negligence

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TURA, July 12: Accusing the state Home Minister, James Sangma of negligence, former members of the now disbanded ANVC.B have threatened to resort to open protest against the Minister on the issue of their rehabilitation packages.
“Our chairman wrote to James Sangma and even talked to him through phone but his ‘niatgenba’ which means ‘I will see’ is what can be termed as politician’s promise,” the former Secretary of the ANVC.B, Deepan G Momin said on Thursday.
He also claimed that the former cadres of the outfit have been neglected for the last four years.

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Adelbert firm against permission to mine uranium

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SHILLONG, July 12: Reiterating his firm opposition against the mining of the uranium deposits in Meghalaya, Khun Hynniewtrep National Awakening Movement (KHNAM) MDC, Adelbert Nongrum has set a pre – condition before extending his support to the newly formed Khasi Hills Democratic Alliance (KHDA) in the Council wherein he has said that it should not grant a No Objection Certificate (NOC) for the mining of this mineral.

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