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Ardent threatens to turn Meghalaya Assembly into theater

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SHILLONG, April 08: Uproar marked the Budget Session of the Meghalaya Legislative assembly on Monday, which resumed after a recess of 16 days, when the HSPDP legislator Ardent Basaiawmoit threatened to make the Assembly a theatre by singing instead of debating on issues pertaining to the people of the state when Assembly Speaker AT Mondal turn down his request for Adjournment Motion to discuss the illegal encroachment of Meghalaya land by the Assam government in Sabuda in Ri Bhoi district of Meghalaya.

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29 students injured in stampede, 4 in ICU

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SHILLONG, April 08: In what can be termed as a bizarre incident where a merry lunch time turned into a nightmare, 29 students of a school were on Monday injured when they fell down from the staircase of the school building located in the first floor.
The insane incident happened at St Margaret’s Higher Secondary School, Shillong when students of Class II, III and IV came out from their class rooms during the lunch break.

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Dr Roy tells Mukul to avoid blame – game

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Shillong, April 08: Former Chief Minister and UDP Chief Dr Donkupar Roy on Monday cautioned the incumbent Chief Minister Dr Mukul Sangma from playing the ‘blame-game’ and desist from ‘passing the buck’.
Dr Roy told the CM to avoid blaming the MPA government, which was in power briefly in 2008, over the delay in construction of Ganol Hydel Power project. 

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Government run schools in Meghalaya – balancing skewed teacher-student ratio

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Tura, April 07: With the current Dr Mukul Sangma led government grappling with the education scam and its failure to act on the directions of the High Court, the discovery of the state of primary education in most districts of the state comes as a shocker. Most government sponsored primary and secondary schools are grappling with a crisis that is quite big, if not bigger.

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Laitumkhrah Dorbar appeals for non adherence to shutdown notice

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SHILLONG, April 08: Reacting to the reports of ‘shutdown notice’ for all business establishments on Tuesday, the Laitumkhrah Dorbar has appealed to the general public and all shopkeepers not to adhere to the said notice and to continue with business as usual.

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MUA -II firm in enforcing law: Mukul

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SHILLONG, April 07: Meghalaya Chief Minister Dr Mukul Sangma has avowed that the MUA -II government is firm in enforcing the law of the land, and action as per law will be taken against those who are involved in the vandalism that left four people injured and some shops vandalized in Laitumkhrah during the recent KSU rally.

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Shops in Laitumkhrah to remain closed on April 09

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SHILLONG, April 07: In order to send a strong message of togetherness and unity, the elders of Laitumkhrah Dorbars have agreed to have a total shutdown of shops on April 09 in the locality.

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