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BSNL customers in Garo Hills tormented by poor services

Written by Meghalaya Times. Posted in Front Page

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TURA, May 13: The clamor against the poor services provided by the Government backed Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) has been getting louder all along the Garo Hills region. The telecom carrier has come under fire for the shoddy services it has been providing to customers, with networks sometimes missing for more than a day.

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Maoists trying to establish foothold in northeast: Mooshahary

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Shillong, May 12 (IANS): Meghalaya Governor R.S. Mooshahary Sunday cautioned that Maoists were trying to establish their foothold in India's northeastern region.
"The Assam government has received a few indications that Maoists are trying to establish a foothold in the state. The plain areas along the Meghalaya-Assam border could be vulnerable to Maoists," Mooshahary said.

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Meghalaya participates in 48-hours non-stop gaming event

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SHILLONG, May 12: In a bid to encourage young talents in the field ofVirtual gaming, X Gamers an association from Delhi have organized a 48-hour non-stop gaming event.
Games such as sonic, mario and other games from video games generation were also organized but it also includes modern games like NFS mostwanted, God of War 2 and so on.

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One sent to police custody for female foeticide, pre-natal sex determination

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SHILLONG, May 11: In a case of female foeticide and pre-natal sex determination, one Vivek Narwani was on Saturday produced before a Meghalaya court who remanded him to 14 days police custody.
Earlier, acting on the First Information Report (FIR) lodged by his wife, Prerna Narwani, a resident of Shillong, Meghalaya police flew to Mumbai and arrested Vivek from his Lokhandwala residence on April 5 last.

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Dawki village rejects MHIS, wants clarification from the Government

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Shillong, May 12: The headman of Dawki Village Mi Ryngksai said that “Dawki village has rejected the Meghalaya Health Insurance Scheme (MHIS) because there is no clarity on it. All the names and heads of the family in their data are wrong”.
The Government should clarify on the issue. The letters sent to the headman of the Dawki village was addressed as Panchayat; this is not only to Dawki but to all villages under the Amlarem Civil Sub Division which should be mentioned as “Amlarem Panchayat”.

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EKH DC stops spot admission for Medical course in City

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Shillong, May 11: The Deputy Commissioner of East Khasi Hills (EKH) on Saturday halted the spot – admission being conducted by a Nursing institute in a hotel in city.
Deputy Commissioner (DC), Sanjay Goyal stopped the spot admission being conducted by one Asian Institute of Nursing Education at Hotel Polo Towers on Saturday morning.

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Probe affairs of Mahatma Gandhi University: Mooshahary

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Shillong, May 11 (IANS): Meghalaya Governor R.S. Mooshahary has directed the state government to probe the private Mahatma Gandhi University after complaints were received about its functioning.
His directive to the Congress-led Meghalaya United Alliance government assumes significance after another private varsity - the CMJ University - was allegedly selling fake PhD degrees.

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