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Clean India Campaign - Whose Responsibility

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It has been 18 days since the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan launch and this pile of garbage along the he Bomfyle road has become a laughing stock and an indication of the incapacity of the system to take care of its own backyard, forget about the whole state.
There are two schools and several colleges along the route, what kind of an example are we setting for the students of these schools and colleges?
Pic and caption by Nicholas J. Kharnami


 

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HNLC demands right to self-governance, withdrawal of armed forces

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SHILLONG, Oct 20: The proscribed Hynniewtrep National Liberation Council (HNLC), observing the 26th Death Anniversary of King Wickliffe Sing Syiem on Monday, has demanded from the Government of India (GoI) to bestow Hynniewtrep people with ‘Right of Self determination and Self Governance to the Hynniewtrep and its people’. It also demanded immediate withdraw of the armed forces and its political machineries from the Hynniewtrep soil (Khasi – Jaintia Hills), if at all it (GoI) wants peace and normalcy to draw closer once again.

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Official ceremony to disband ANVC, ANVC(B) soon: Warjri

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SHILLONG, Oct 20: Meghalaya Home Minister Roshan Warjri Monday said the state government would soon hold an official ceremony to mark the disbandment of the A’chik National Volunteer Council (ANVC) and its splinter group - ANVC(B).
It may be mentioned here that ANVC and ANVC(B) entered into a text agreement with the Centre and the State government in New Delhi on September 24.
“However, we are yet to fix the date for holding this official ceremony,” Warjri told reporters here.

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Operation Hillstorm: Juvenile among 2 militants nabbed

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TURA, Oct 19: The police offensive against militancy continued unabated in South Garo Hills (SGH) with police personnel apprehending two more militants from two separate locations on Saturday, with one of them being a juvenile.
While one militant, a juvenile, was caught from Gasuapara when he had come to extort money from a businessman, another was caught from the Agreng area in Nongalbibra.

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AMPSTA urges teachers to appear for exams

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SHILLONG, Oct 20: In the wake of stiff opposition against the move of the Meghalaya Board of School Education (MBOSE) asking teachers to reappear for HSSLC examination next year, the All Meghalaya Primary School Teachers’ Association (AMPSTA) on Monday has appealed to all its members to come forward and appear for the examination without fear citing that this is for their own betterment.
In a statement issued on Monday, AMPSTA general secretary FC Shullai said, “All members of the AMPSTA who secured below 45 per cent in the HSSLC Examination effect from September 3, 2001 must appear the HSSLC examination 2015 conducted by the Meghalaya Board of School Education (MBOSE).”

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BJP creates history in Haryana; to rule Maharashtra

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Mumbai/Chandigarh, Oct 19 (IANS): The BJP Sunday created history in Haryana by getting a clear majority on its own for the first time and said that it would form the government in Maharashtra too where it finished the single largest group in a hung assembly.
The Congress was humiliated in both Haryana and Maharashtra which it had been ruling for two and three consecutive terms respectively.
For the first time, the Bharatiya Janata Party got a clear mandate in Haryana and was looking at names of probable leaders who could be its first chief minister in the state.

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Narayanasamy to visit Meghalaya on Nov 6-7

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SHILLONG, Oct 19: Meghalaya Pradesh Congress Committee (MPCC) President, Dr. D. D. Lapang, met the General Secretary, All India Congress Committee (AICC) in charge Meghalaya, V. Narayanasamy at New Delhi on Sunday and had an hour long discussion on matters pertaining to the functions of the MPCC.
During the discussion, Narayanasamy stated that he is visiting Meghalaya on November 5 - 6 to discuss at length the various party matters and most importantly to encourage unity among the party members, which is a matter of concern and of prime importance.

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