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Land gifting to police department riles village

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SHILLONG, Oct 04: The alleged gifting of land on the part of a traditional leader to the police department has not gone down well with the residents of the concerned village who have come out in strong opposition against the move, terming it an arbitrary decision.
The Sordar of Diengpasoh village, Gordon Wahlang has been accused of abusing his power by allowing the police department to acquire community land measuring 2 acres for the purpose of constructing the building of the newly created Diengpasoh Police Station.

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Ganga Prasad to take oath as new Governor of Meghalaya

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SHILLONG, Oct 04: Thursday evening will see the next Governor of Meghalaya, Ganga Prasad taking oath, replacing Panwarilal Purohit who has since been appointed as the Governor of Tamil Nadu.

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Centre armed with elaborative plan to clean all rivers: Meghwal

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SHILLONG, Oct 04: The BJP led NDA government at the centre has come up with an elaborative plan to clean up the country’s rivers including those located in the North East region according to the Union Minister of State for Water Resources River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation and Parliamentary Affairs Arjun Ram Meghwal.
Revealing this here on Wednesday, Meghwal said, “Rivers in the North East are also included in the list.”

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Jowai pays tribute to senior citizens

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JOWAI, Oct 04: The office of the District Social Welfare officer, West Jaintia Hills gathered the older persons at District Library Auditorium, Mynthong, Jowai to show gratitude and love and to make them feel that they are much needed at home, in the society and community, with the theme, “Stepping into the Future” graced by Deputy Chief Minister Prof. RC Laloo.

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Clan members seek justice for resident assaulted by MLA

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TURA, Oct 04: Dismayed at the slow progress of a complaint by Freedom Marak, who on September 28 was assaulted by the local MLA and parliamentary secretary to the state of Meghalaya, Samuel M Sangma has submitted a complaint to the Superintendent of Police of South Garo Hills (SGH) Abraham T Sangma seeking action into the complaint by Marak.

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Missing boys located in Guwahati

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SHILLONG, Oct 04: Two boys of St Anthony’s Higher Secondary School, Shillong who were allegedly kidnapped from the city were on Wednesday rescued by the Assam police from Guwahati.
The two were found around Jalukbari area of Guwahati city by Assam police and a team of Meghalaya police is on its way to take custody of the two boys.

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CM doles out entrepreneurship tips to SHGs, EFC partners

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TURA, Oct 04: In an Entrepreneurship Awareness Programme that continued for the second day, the Chief Minister Dr. Mukul Sangma  doled out important business and entrepreneurship tips to the gathering of hundreds of Self-Help Group (SHG) members and EFC partners at SMELC Building, here at Dakopgre on Wednesday.
The day-long programme was organized by the West Garo Hills District Administration & DRDA in collaboration with IBDLP and the line departments for SHGs and EFC partners to create awareness on entrepreneurship and business opportunities under various schemes of the State Government.

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