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District administration warns against inordinate price hike

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SHILLONG, June 09: Taking a serious note of the practice by some shopkeepers who are hiking the price of essential commodities, the District Magistrate, East Khasi Hills (EKH) district has issued a warning against such practices.
In a release issued here on Saturday, the District magistrate said that in the prevailing law and order situation in Shillong which has resulted to the promulgation of curfew, many shopkeepers and retailers are taking advantage of the situation by escalating prices of the essential commodities.

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Conrad for channeling youthful energy and enthusiasm

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SHILLONG, June 09: Chief Minister, Conrad Sangma is all for channeling the energy and enthusiasm of the youth in Meghalaya for the creation of scope and opportunities for the state.
Speaking the convocation ceremony of the Computer and Language Trainees at Ramakrishna Mission, Vivekananda Cultural Centre here on Saturday, Conrad said, “The energy and enthusiasm the youth has need to be tapped and channelized in a right direction and stated that if the policy makers can channelize those and use it in a constructive manner, it will create a whole lot of scope and opportunities for the State and the nation to grow as well.”

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Police designate hotline numbers to report sex crimes

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SHILLONG, June 09: With matters relating to videos of rape, gang rape and child pornography on the internet becoming a serious cause of concern, police have created two hotline numbers where people can report these crimes.
The numbers 9402519391 and 0364-2504001 have been designated for this purpose.

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In China, special lane for smartphone addicts

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BEIJING, June 09 (IANS): Cities around the world have special lanes for cyclists and pedestrians, but a Chinese city has gone a step ahead by creating an exclusive lane for slow-walking smartphone users.
The special lane along the Yanta Road in Xi’an is meant for “phubbers” — people who stare at their phones and ignore everything else around them.

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Curfew hours relaxed in Shillong

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SHILLONG, June 09 (MIPR): The District Magistrate, East Khasi Hill District has relaxed curfew in areas under Lumdiengjri Police Station, that is, Jaiaw, Mawkhar, Umsohsun, Riatsamthiah, Wahingdoh, Mission, Mawprem, Lumdiengjri, Lamavilla, Qualapatty, Wahthapbru, Sunny Hill, Cantonment, Mawlong Hat including Cantonment Beat House Areas (excluding localities beyond Umshyrpi bridge) for 11 (Eleven) hours for June 10 2018 with effect from 7 AM to 6 PM and is promulgated again with effect from 6 PM until further orders.

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District administration assessing security in Shillong

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SHILLONG, June 09: The district administration of East Khasi Hills (EKH) is assessing the security situation in Shillong city before making any decision to completely lift the curfew imposed in the city.
Informing this here on Saturday, the district magistrate, PS Dkhar said, “We are assessing the situation on a daily basis. It takes time to consider lifting the curfew totally for the sake of ensuring security.”

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Teachers vindicated as MDA decides to extend benefits of pay revision

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SHILLONG, May 08: The Meghalaya Democratic Alliance (MDA) government has decided to pay heed to the prolonged pleas of the deficit teachers of the state, having decided to extend the benefits of the pay revision as per recommendation of the fifth pay commission to deficit school and college teachers across the state.

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