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Difficult to continuously ask for funds: Chief Minister

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SHILLONG, July 26: Meghalaya Chief Minister Dr Mukul Sangma Friday lamented the difficulty “in continuously asking” for fund from the central Government and said a situation needs to be created wherein the State can contribute towards Nation building.
Dr Sangma was referring to Meghalaya’s fund position vis–a – vis taking up development projects, as the State is dependent on central Government grants. He was addressing a workshop for budding entrepreneurs dubbed ‘Dialogue with Partners on Market Access Initiatives, Technology & Opportunity” here at the Yojana Bhavan.

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Germany to help Meghalaya preserve environment

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SHILLONG, July 25: The efforts of Meghalaya Chief Minister Dr Mukul Sangma to preserve and conserve the environment of the state seems to have paid off with Germany agreeing to provide new technologies to the state to protect the environment.
The assurance for providing the latest technology for preservation of the environment came following a meeting of Dr Sangma with the German delegation led by Dr Utta Bolhoef on Thursday.

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Education Scam: is Government ready to take action this time

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Tura, July 25: The Education Scam case, the most important and devastating scam to have surfaced in the history of Meghalaya, is due for a hearing soon. The MUA II Government had requested for an extension of 2 months from the High Court, which was given to them May 27 last. The time for the extension is almost up and the civil societies have their daggers sharpened for another round of attacks on the Government and this time, they are extremely focused on getting justice.

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Mooshahary vs Dr Paul: who is a better public speaker

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SHILLONG, July 25: The unofficial Ranjit Shekhar Mooshahary versus Dr. Krishna Kant Paul duel, on who is a better public speaker, has begun with the new Governor delivering his first public address here on Thursday.
For many, former Meghalaya Governor Ranjit Shekhar’s impromptu speeches and quick references from scriptures and books and his vast knowledge on diverse subject under the Sun was a delight to listen for the past five years.

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KSU shuts down four Aadhaar centres in city

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SHILLONG, July 25: Registering stiff opposition, the Khasi Students’ Union (KSU) on Thursday closed down four ‘Aadhaar centres’ set up in the different parts of the city after the state government failed to comply with their demand to put on hold the implementation of the enrollment drive from National Population Register (NPR).

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NPP hauls Cong in GHADC over CAG Report

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Tura, July 25: Members of the Opposition, the NPP hauled up the ruling Congress over the disclosure of the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) report on misappropriation of funds within the GHADC. The discussion was held at the Question Hour of the ongoing session, with the NPP asking questions to the Congress on the reasons for the audit findings.

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Surrender to avail anticipatory bail: Supreme Court to CM Jha

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SHILLONG, July 24: In a temporary relief to Chandra Mohan Jha (CMJ), the Supreme Court on Friday has posted that Jha would be released on bail till the next date of hearing on his anticipatory bail application, only if he surrenders first or gets arrested.
The Apex Court heard the Counsels of the petitioner and issued notice to Meghalaya Government to respond. Jha was represented by senior advocate, Uday U Lalit and others.

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