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This festive season flaunt yourself with Meghalaya cotton Saree, Lehenga Choli

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Staff Reporter
SHILLONG, Sept 18: This festive season flaunt yourself wearing a Meghalaya cotton Saree or a Meghalaya cotton Lehenga choli.
Surprised? Don’t be, for what you heard is true. Different companies have fashioned apparels out of Meghalaya cotton and these beautiful garments are on sale throughout India and abroad.

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Is regionalism conquering world stage

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Rishabh Roy
SHILLONG, Sept 18: Regionalism has penetrated into the world and its leaders like plague. The words of prophets and great leaders for unity, amity, brotherhood among communities have remained mostly confined to books as the scar of regionalism is far more deep rooted in human communities, now. The ILP conundrum in Meghalaya, the Garo Hills statehood demand, USA’s passion for a military strike over Syria and all are but regionalism in the name of safeguarding one’s own communities.

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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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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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Two petrol bombs lobbed at Iewduh, two shops gutted

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SHILLONG, Sept 17: One person sustained burn injuries while two garment shops were damaged by fire when miscreants hurled two petrol bombs at Iewduh (Bara Bazaar) on Tuesday morning.
The incident took place at around 9 am soon after the statewide office picketing sponsored by the NGOs demanding for the implementation of the Inner Line Permit (ILP) system in the state started here on Tuesday.

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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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