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Pandora box of anomalies at NEIGRIHMS opens up

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SHILLONG, Sep 17: Amidst claims by NEIGRIHMS, several loopholes have unearthed in the premier health institute located at the city’s which needs to be checked before it is too late. In the recent spate of anomalies, patients narrated what they went through at this hospital of late.
A patient in the recent past went to the x-ray unit of the hospital after he was told by a particular doctor at the institute to get an urgent x-ray done for a case of ankle fracture of his sister. The patient narrated that on that occasion there were 100 other people queuing there and after about forty minutes they were told that X-ray machine has become hot and it needs cooling.

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Adhaar forms sold for Rs 100 in Phulbari

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TURA, Sep 17: Applications forms for Adhaar are allegedly being sold for Rs 100 by a trader in the town of Phulbari in West Garo Hills!
According to locals, a businessman identified as Rajesh Pandey in whose office (Rajesh Offset Press) vendors contracted to the government for working on enrollment for Adhaar have been based, has been taking advantage of the lack of knowledge of nearby villagers and charging them Rs 100 per form.

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SHTC’s Youth Fest encourages youth to be catalyst for better, stronger family

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SHILLONG, Sep 17: Inflaming the youngsters’ hearts with zeal to build a better family, Sacred Heart Theological College (SHTC), Mawlai organized its annual Youth Fest 2017 on the theme ‘Better Youth for Better Family’ on Sunday here. Hundreds of youths took part from various ethnic communities of diverse religion in and around Shillong.
The Youth Fest kicked off with the inauguration by the Chief Guest Marianus Minj, Deputy Inspector General (DIG) of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) Shillong, whereas Siile Antony, Director, Human Resource Development (HRD) North Eastern Council (NEC) was the Chief Guest for the Cultural programme which was held in the afternoon.

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Abandoned vehicles on city roads cause of imminent danger

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SHILLONG, Sep 17: It is indeed queer to note that the Indian Army authorities here in the city have closed two lanes – Pine Walk and Anjalee Cinema Hall Lane – citing militancy threats. They reasoned their closure to the existence of militancy in Garo Hills and the state being close to the international border while taking onto the demands of the general public, to reopen these lanes, who are facing telling inconveniences.
However, if these threats really persist as the Army authorities are pointing to, than the state government should also take serious note of them. Although, Meghalaya has not been in news for any deadly external strikes, similar to those in neighboring Assam, apart from the local grown militants, can the state government take a casual approach?

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Will the bust wave work for Shullai in South Shillong

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SHILLONG, Sep 17: Will the bust politics of the South Shillong Assembly Constituency legislator, Sanbor Shullai do wonder similar to 2013? In 2013, Shullai unveiled a bust of former BJP legislator of Laban Constituency, TH Rangad, at the Red Cross junction. In a similar gesture, he unveiled a bust of former congress legislator and MDC, Bhaskar Choudhury at Harisabha area of Laban, last week. Both these busts were installed under the aegis of Raid Laban Sports and Socio Culture Organization (RLSSCO) of which the sitting legislator is the president.

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Prof Streamlet Dkhar Receives 2nd InWENA Award 2017

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SHILLONG, Sep 17: Prof. Streamlet Dkhar, a prominent Khasi writer, received the 2nd InWENA Awards 2017 for her contributions as women in the category of Woman Social Persona of the Decade- Grassroots impact- Social Sphere, North Eastern India and Promotion of Khasi Poetry, Drama, Art, Culture and Khasi language of Meghalaya in the National and International level.
InWENA award is instituted by Enertia Enframedia Pvt., Ltd Mars Media Resources, Falcon Media and Markenomy Foundation for India’s Women Enterprise for excellence.

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Congress party cleaning out the dirt: Zenith

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SHILLONG, Sep 16: A day after five Congress legislators did not take their application forms to apply for party ticket in Meghalaya, State Congress spokesperson, Zenith Sangma has said that this political development for the Congress is nothing more than clearing dirt.

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