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NGOs demand Sofior’s removal from key GHADC post

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TURA, April 17: A conglomeration of NGOs of Tura which included the  GSU, ADE, AYWO and FKJGP have demanded the immediate removal of Sofiur Rehman from the position of Chairman, Forest Advisory Committee for his anti Garo comments and acts.
The NGOs in a memorandum submitted to the CEM, Dipul Marak have asked for the ouster of Sofiur Rehman, the Balachanda and BJP MDC.

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Govt seeks reservation for women in state police force

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SHILLONG, April 17: With an aim to provide reservation for women in the state police force, the Meghalaya Democratic Alliance (MDA) government of Meghalaya introduced the Meghalaya Police (Amendment) Bill, 2018 in the Assembly here on Tuesday.

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Govt pursuing rectification of anomalies in DElEd results

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SHILLONG, April 17: The State Government has taken up the issue of alleged anomalies in the results declared by the National Institute of Open School (NIOS) for the 1st batch and 2nd batch teachers undergoing training under Diploma of Elementary Education (D.El.Ed) programme.
According to State Education Minister, Lahkmen Rymbui, the matter was taken up with the chairman of NIOS, Noida as well as the Regional Director, NIOS, Guwahati.

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Ganol Small Hydro power project halfway to completion

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SHILONG, April 17: The Ganol Small Hydro power project in Meghalaya is halfway to completion as per information provided by State Power Minister, James K Sangma in the Assembly on Tuesday.
Replying to a cut motion moved by opposition Congress legislator PT Sawkmie, James said that the project which is expected to relieve the Garo Hills region from frequent interruptions was approved by the government in 2018 at a cost of Rs 177.52 crore.

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BJP would have got NGT ban lifted if voted to power: Hek

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SHILLONG, April 17: BJP legislator in Meghalaya and cabinet Minister AL Hek has reiterated that the ban on coal mining would have been lifted within 180 days had the people had given their mandate to BJP.
“180 days we have promised in our manifesto if people give mandate to us but since we got only two BJP MLAs and we did not get the mandate so I have nothing to say when it will be resolved,” Hek said on Tuesday.

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Woman sells cow in Bihar to construct toilet

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Patna, April 17 (IANS): A poverty-stricken woman in Bihar's Gaya district sold her cow to construct a toilet at her house.
Tetri Devi, in her late 60s, sold the cow which was the only source of livelihood for her family.
"After I found it impossible to get government funds to construct a toilet, I had no option but to sell my cow for Rs 14,000," said Tetri, a resident of Tewarichaak village, about 140 km from Patna.

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NGT ban should be resolved as soon as possible: Zenith

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SHILLONG, April 17: While the Meghalaya Democratic Alliance (MDA) Government called upon the Union coal minister Piyush Goyal with an aim to resolve the contentious coal mining ban by NGT, the opposition Congress in Meghalaya on Tuesday too sided along with the ruling party on the issue.

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