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State’s teachers threaten legal action against NIOS

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SHILLONG, July 25: The demand raised by the Meghalaya SSA Schools’ Association (MSSASA) for the National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS) to remove the anomalies in the D.El.Ed results the latter had announced earlier has taken a legal turn with the teachers serving NIOS a legal notice on Tuesday.

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MeECL apathy comes to the fore once again

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TURA, July 25: Virtually a white elephant, complaints on the shoddy work done by the MeECL have come to the fore once again from the village of Songma, close to Phulbari in West Garo Hills (WGH) district. The complaint this time has been on the poor work on setting up a transformer in the village, one of the poles of which is actually a branch.

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Taming the litterbugs; a step towards Swaachata

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SHILLONG, July 25: If words fail and common sense takes a hike sometimes the only way out is enforcing strict laws and Meghalaya government has just done the same by making littering in certain pockets of Shillong city an offence by imposing 133 prohibitory orders and imposing 144 CRPC prohibiting washing of sand and boulders and vehicles along the stretch of Wah Lyngiong, East Khasi Hills district.

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Court orders reinstatement of eligible job card holders

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SHILLONG, July 25: The Meghalaya High Court has come to the rescue of aggrieved job card holders whose names were deleted in 2014. Directing the State Government to reinstate these eligible job card holders, the Court has also given the government a period of one month to comply with its directive.

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SNSBH bats for fresh dialogue on VAB

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SHILLONG, July 25: Bringing the Village Administration Bill (VAB) which has been pending for the last two years to the fore again, the Synjuk Ki Nongsynshar Shnong Ka Bri U Hynniewtrep (SNSBH) sought for fresh dialogues on this vexed issue.
“The SNSBH is open for a fresh dialogue to fulfill the aspiration and desires of the long pending issue which has been hanging for far too long,” SNSBH general secretary RL Blah said in a letter to Chief Minister, Dr. Mukul Sangma on Tuesday.

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Meghalaya and modified automobiles - an age-old love affair

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Azera Parveen Rahman
SHILLONG, July 25 (IANS): There is an endless splendour of natural beauty that would strike you on a visit to Meghalaya. Thick pine forests, green hills, countless waterfalls gushing down the slopes, low-hanging clouds and the like. One, however, also cannot miss the passion of the ordinary people — their love for potted plants, for instance. Or modified cars.
Spotting a Maruti-800 converted into something like an SUV, or a tractor into a jeep, the possibilities of seeing something unique whizzing past you on the winding roads of this hill station are very high.

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Nongstoin girl returns home after ordeal in Hyderabad institute

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SHILLONG, July 24: Days after an FIR was filed by the Civil Society of Women Organisation (CSWO) against a reputed training centre with its base in Hyderabad– O2 Skills Academy for allegedly preventing a 19 year girl from Nongstoin from leaving the institute, the girl was on Monday arrived in Shillong on Monday.

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