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GHSMC’s Garo Hills bandh from Sept 19 - 22

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TURA, Sept 17: The Garo Hills State Movement Committee (GHSMC) has deferred the proposed indefinite bandh in Garo Hills by one day owing to Unitarian Day celebration on Wednesday and also decided to temporarily call- off the bandh from September 23.

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East Khasi Hills registers lowest office turnout with 20%

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SHILLONG, Sept 17: The statewide office picketing launched by several NGOs fighting for the immediate implementation of the Inner Line Permit (ILP) system in state on Tuesday affected the normal functioning of different government offices in the Capital city and other districts of the state.
“Overall percentage of attendance in the government secretariats and other directorates is 50 percent,” State home department Principal Secretary KS Kropha said here.

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Live for others is what Vivekananda taught: Dr Subramanium

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SHILLONG, Sept 17: Dr Bala Subramanium, founder Grassroots Research and Advocacy Movement, Professor, Cornell University, USA and Adjunct Professor, University of Iowa, USA in a keynote lecture said Vivekananda worked a total of nine years of his life out of 39 years which he lived and is known the world over. “Live for others, is what Vivekananda taught,” he said while giving a lecture on leadership at the International Youth Camp held at Sri Aurobindo Institute of Indian Culture on Tuesday evening.

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DC rejects unconditional release plea of GHSMC activists

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TURA, Sept 16: The ruckus over the unconditional release of the 25 Garo Hills State Movement Committee (GHSMC) has been getting louder by the day with various people pressurizing the administration into letting the arrested people off without charges.
However, the Deputy Commissioner of West Garo Hills, Pravin Bakshi has clarified that the same would not be possible as the matter was now with the judiciary and could not be acted upon by the administration.

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Friday bandh timing reduced to 12 hours

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SHILLONG, Sept 17: The ten NGOs crusading for implementation of Inner Line Permit (ILP) in Meghalaya have rolled back the bandh timing on September 20 to 12 hours.

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Contestants for Miss Shillong 2013

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The Final contestants for the renowned and coveted Miss Shillong 2013

 

 

 

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GHSMC bandh call irks people of Tura

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TURA, Sept 16: The indefinite bandh called by the GHSMC from Sept 18 has irked citizens of Tura with most urging for its withdrawal. NGOs and people alike have not taken kindly to the threat of an indefinite bandh and have come out in social media opposing the call.
With the administration also on the lookout for GHSMC activists it could be an uphill struggle for the GHSMC activists to enforce the bandh.

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