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Ayurveda – a forgotten discipline in contemporary era

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Shillong, June 30: The world of today is extremely fast – paced and hectic. And so are life – style and habits of people. As a result, there are numerous new health disorders and to deal with them instantly are allopathic medicines.
This has certainly affected the popularity and use of Ayurveda, with little focus on this much developed ancient system of traditional medicine.

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Two lynched by villagers in Garo Hills

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Shillong, June 29: Two more people on Saturday became victim to the wrath of public of Garo Hills, who have now taken the mantle of taking care of anti – social elements on their own hands.
The due was accused of extorting money from a Pastor.

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Hoobastank concert has it all – rain, grooves, glitches

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SHILLONG June29: Citizens of the “Rock Capital” Shillong on Saturday witnessed yet another international rock band hailing from Los Angeles- Hoobastank entertain the 10,000 plus crowd at the 5th Polo Ground despite the rain and technical glitches. While the excitement and enthusiasm built before the concert was right on top of any graph, but many felt dejected once it was over.

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Meghalaya’s chronic habit: Intelligence input on impending Jail debacle ignored

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SHILLONG, June 27: It seems Meghalaya Government’s chronic habit of not acting on intelligence inputs timely has led to yet another debacle. This time it was inside the jail, though the disaster was contained.
What happened inside the century – old Shillong District Jail on Wednesday (June 26) could have been avoided if the Home department had adhered to intelligence inputs, which had clearly hinted towards a riot or a big disaster impending in the jail.

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Tura Municipal Board – A Case of not walking the talk

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TURA, June 29: The Tura Municipal Board (TMB) has been the main body for the maintenance of beauty of Tura. They have been known to ensure that Tura does not become the dumping ground of waste as well ensuring a clear water habitat. However, when it comes to their own backyard, they have been reluctant to walk the talk. The case in point has been the outlet for the public latrine set up in their office backyard.

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MeECL wants Govt to be guarantor for Rs 1400 crore loan

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SHILLONG, June 28: Meghalaya Cabinet has asked the Meghalaya Energy Corporation Limited (MeECL) to present a Power Point Presentation (PPT) to its request of wanting the state government to stand guarantor up to Rs 1400 crore loan for building infrastructure and other projects the corporation will be undertaking.

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Meghalaya Govt to try CMJ University anomalies in ‘Special Court’

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SHILLONG, June 28: Meghalaya government on Friday said it would constitute a “special court” for an exclusive trial of the CMJ University irregularities in the state even as the Chancellor, Chandra Mohan Jha, wanted by the state police on charges of distributing fake PhD degrees, remains elusive till date.
“We would constitute a Special Court to ensure speedy trial into the matter,” Chief Minister Dr Mukul Sangma told reporters after a Cabinet meeting held here on Friday evening.

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