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Meghalaya Residents Safety and Security Act seeks to facilitate influx: Shylla

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SHILLONG, Nov 05: The Meghalaya Residents Safety and Security Act (MRSSA), 2016 which was passed by the Government of Meghalaya seeks to ‘facilitate’ influx into the state, according to the Chief Executive Member (CEM) of the Khasi Hills Autonomous District Council (KHADC), HS Shylla who has asked the anti-influx pressure groups to reject this Act.
Shylla had made this appeal to the groups after the state government had decided to hold a meeting with the different pressure groups to discuss the implementation of the MRSSA, 2016 on November 15.

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Jolt for Congress in Mizoram, Speaker quit party, joins BJP

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Aizawl/Guwahati, Nov 05 (IANS): Ahead of the Assembly polls, in a big jolt for the ruling Congress, Mizoram assembly Speaker Hiphei on Monday resigned from his post and the party before joining the BJP.
Hiphei is the fifth legislators of the ruling Congress in Mizoram to have resigned from both the House and the party since September.
Mizoram is the only state out of eight in the north-east to be ruled by the Congress. Polls are due for the 40-member Mizoram assembly on November 28.

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No bursting of crackers beyond permitted time: EKH DC

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SHILLONG, Nov 05: The district administration of East Khasi Hills has asked the citizens to strictly comply with the direction of the Supreme Court which prohibited bursting of crackers beyond two hours during major festivals including the ensuing Deepawali festival.
In a statement issued here on Monday, Deputy Commissioner PS Dkhar said that failure to strictly comply with the directions will invite strict action as per law.

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Hek calls for bringing traditional healers under the organized sector

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SHILLONG, Nov 05: Meghala’s Minister in charge of Health & Family Welfare, AL Hek has stressed the need to bring the state’s traditional healers under the organized sector.
Hek had made this statement while speaking at an event organized by the Directorate of AYUSH, Government of Meghalaya at Asian Confluence, Laitumkhrah, Shillong to mark the 3rd National Ayurveda Day 2018 on the theme: ‘Ayurveda for Public Health’.

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Silchar - Imphal gas pipeline soon: N Biren Singh

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IMPHAL, Nov 05: Manipur Chief Minister, N. Biren Singh has said that Centre had approved laying of a gas pipeline from Silchar to Imphal to ensure disturbance-free gas supply to the State. Survey works for the said project would begin soon, N. Biren Singh informed.
Biren Singh said this at the opening ceremony of the 1st Manipur International Textile Expo (MANITEX) in Imphal on Monday.

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Shylla elated as Syiem extends support KHDA

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SHILLONG, Nov 05: The Chief Executive Member (CEM), of the Khasi Hills Autonomous District Council (KHADC), Hispreaching Son Shylla has expressed his happiness while announcing that his predecessor, PN Syiem has decided to extend support to the Khasi Hills Democratic Alliance (KHDA) executive committee.

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Shillong talents win Best India Act at 2018 Europe Music Awards

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Bilbao (Spain), Nov 05 (IANS): Shillong-based Big-Ri & Meba Ofilia won the Best India Act for their song "Done Talking" at the 2018 Europe Music Awards (EMA), where American-Cuban singer-songwriter Camila Cabello scooped four honours.
The gala was held on Sunday at the MTV Europe Music Awards.
Big-Ri is one of the founders of hip-hop group Khasi Bloodz, while Meba Ofilia has been stirring quite a buzz with her style, which is rooted in hip-hop and R&B.

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