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Sanbor for return of Garrison Ground to Shillong’s residents

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SHILLONG, June 12: The BJP legislator representing South Shillong Constituency, Sanbor Shullai is batting for the defense authority to return the Garrison Ground to the residents of the city and will soon sek the intervention of the Chief Minister, Conrad Sangma in this regard.
The decision was unanimously taken at a get-together organized by the Monitoring cum Implementation Committee of South Shillong Constituency held in the city here on Tuesday.

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Protestors demand unconditional release of brethren

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SHILLONG, June 12: Coming together under the ‘Voice of the People’ a group of protesters have asked the state government to keep its promise by ensuring unconditional release of all the 68 youth who were arrested during the recent five-day violent protest in the state capital.
Earlier on June 5, these protesters met the Chief Minister, Conrad K Sangma after they had forcefully entered the premises of the main secretariat.

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Tynsong accuses Mukul of turning govt into a company

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SHILLONG, June 11: Former Chief Minister, Dr. Mukul Sangma had turned the previous Congress – led Meghalaya United Alliance (MUA) government into a company, according to the incumbent Deputy Chief Minister, Prestone Tynsong.
“Mukul has converted the state government into a company in which if he wishes it can be done and if doesn’t wish it will not be done,” Tynsong said here on Monday.

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Scuffle in Iawmusiang leads to tension in Jowai town

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SHILLONG, June 11: There was a pall of tension at Iawmusiang in the heart of Jowai town in West Jaintia Hills (WJH) on Monday resulting in the closure of business establishments owned by non – indigenous people.
The violence had erupted after Talbinus Dhar (24) sustained an injury on the head after he was assaulted by a non-tribal who was working in a mobile shop at Iawmusiang market, police said.

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Ampati school gets high tech Atal tinkering lab

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AMPATI, 12 June: South West Garo Hills Deputy Commissioner H D B Sangma inaugurated and dedicated the first ever Atal Tinkering Laboratory at Ampati government higher secondary school, Ampati, here on Tuesday. The state of the art laboratory is the first of its kind in Garo Hills and second in the state.
The lab has been set up under the Atal Innovation Mission of Niti Aayog. Under the mission, the Union government plans to establish such labs in schools across the country. The aim is to create scientific temper and cultivate the spirit of curiosity and innovation in young minds.

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NGOs call for commitment towards solving Sweeper’s Colony issue

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SHILLONG, June 11: Several NGOs have asked the state government to ensure that the High Level Committee (HLC) that was constituted to look into the Sweeper’s Colony issue stays committed to its task and does not relegate its actions to simply calming down the present situation regarding this issue.

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KHADC proposes joint inspection of Them Iew Mawlong

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SHILLONG, June 11: The Khasi Hills Autonomous District Council (KHADC) has proposed that it conducts a joint inspection of the Them Iew Mawlong along with representatives of the Shillong Municipal Board, Directorate of Land Records and Survey and the Hima Mylliem.
The Chief Executive Member (CEM) of the KHADC, PN Syiem had made this proposal after the KHADC and the Hima Mylliem had consulted legal experts on the issue.

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