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District Council must oppose community land acquisition by Govt: NGOs

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Sit in protest staged

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SHILLONG, June 19: State influential NGOs on Wednesday staged a sit in protest at the Khasi Hills Autonomous District Council (KHADC) premises, demanding that the Council must intervene and pass a resolution to stop the acquisition process by the government.

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Late pope John Paul II may be made saint

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Vatican City, June 19 (IANS/AKI):  Late pope John Paul II could be made a saint, after theologians from the Vatican's Congregation for the Causes of Saints reportedly approved his second miracle.
The Vatican is currently keeping the miracle a closely guarded secret, but like John Paul II's first miracle, it is said to concern a woman and will "amaze the world", an unnamed Vatican source told Italian media.

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KHADC Delimitation Bill 2013 admitted amidst stiff opposition

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SHILLONG, June 18: Notwithstanding the stiff protests from traditional institutions, the Khasi Hills Autonomous District Council (KHADC) on Tuesday went ahead with the introduction of the proposed Delimitation (Amendment) Bill of MDC constituencies – 2013.

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Poultry vendors on week-long strike from today

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Shillong, June 18: Poultry vendors, especially those dealing with broiler chicken, in Iewduh (bara bazaar) have called for one-week strike to protest the increased rate of the farm chicken with effect from Wednesday (June 19).
From Wednesday onwards, for an entire week, one will not find broiler chicken being sold in Iewduh.

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It's 'burning hot' in wettest place on Planet Earth

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Sohra, June 19 (IANS):  It has been raining cats and dogs in India's northern states, but Cherrapunjee (renamed Sohra) - known as one of the wettest places on the earth - nestled in the abode of clouds in Meghalaya is "burning hot" at over 28 degrees Celsius!
Residents of the hilltop in northeastern India say their heavenly abode is hotter and drier than ever before - due to global warming.

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KHADC presents deficit budget of Rs 27,610 for 2013-14

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SHILLONG, June 18: The Budget session of the Khasi Hills Autonomous District Council (KHADC) got underway on Tuesday with the Chief Executive Member (CEM) PN Syiem presenting a deficit budget of Rs 27,610 for 2013-14.
“The total estimated budget of Rs 88,22,39,630 is however higher than  the expected revenue to be generated by the council which is a only Rs 88,22,12,020,” Syiem said while placing the Budget before the House here.

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Shillongites eagerly await Hoobastank concert in city

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SHILLONG, June 18: Internationally acclaimed band Hoobastank will arrive in India on June 27 for their first ever show in the Country. Aptly titled 'The Reason is Shillong' this international concert is part of the 6th anniversary celebration of the leading magazine from the Northeast region, TNT-The Northeast Today. But for the fan, it is nothing less than a dream come true. They are already making a beeline for the ticket to this mega concert.

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