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HSPDP demands ‘Egyptian style revolution’ to resolve interstate boundary dispute

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SHILLONG, July 23: Condemning the failure of the state government to act on the recent incident at Sabuda, Hill State People’s Democratic Party (HSPDP) Tuesday termed it as a “political conspiracy” between the two Congress-led Assam and Meghalaya governments even as it called for the need of a strong people’s movement, similar to ‘Egyptian style revolution’, to force the government to end the long pending boundary dispute.

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3 NBFC operating in Meghalaya not guided by RBI norms

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Think twice before investing, RBI warns
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SHILLONG, July 23: If your Non Banking Financial Company (NBFC) is promising an astounding return on your investment, think twice before investing, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has warned.
After the Sharda group was busted, there has been extreme focus on the functioning on NBFCs in the country and Meghalaya is no exception.
In Meghalaya, three NBFCs against whom complaints have been registered in the State capital do not fall under the RBI’s regulation. What it means is that the deposit in these NBFCs are “neither insured nor guaranteed.”

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Mondal endorses IT sector to curb unemployment in Meghalaya

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SHILLONG, July 23: Meghalaya Legislative Assembly Speaker AT Monday on Tuesday launched the Golden Jubilee celebrations of Teaching Science of the Shillong College here.
Speaking on the occasion, Mondal said Science education is of the important education and with the innovation of the new technologies it has becoming more and more important.

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Govt to constitute ‘Delimitation Commission’

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SHILLONG, July 22: Meghalaya government has proposed to set up a ‘delimitation commission’ to examine the controversy over the proposed new delimitation of constituencies in the three Autonomous District Councils (ADCs) in state.
Election to the three Councils is slated for next year. 
“The government has decided to recommend constitution of a Delimitation Commission to oversee into proposed implementation of the delimitation of constituencies in the state,” sources informed here.

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TGU to begin courses in Meghalaya, invest Rs 1000 cr

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SHILLONG, July 23: Promoting higher education, the Techno Global University (TGU) is all set to start its academic session in Meghalaya even as it is planning to invest Rs 1000 for infrastructural development.
“With the commencing of courses, Meghalaya will have its second engineering institute and this will go a long way in promoting higher education in the state,” TGU National Manager Prasanta Gangopadhyay said while addressing a press conference here on Tuesday.

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ANVC(B) pleads for giving ‘Peace’ a chance

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Shillong, July 22: The ANVC(B) has appealed to all citizens of the state to ensure peace in Meghalaya.
“The situation in Garo Hills is deteriorating day by day and if immediate constructive steps are not taken to bridge up the gap than things are sure to be flung far worse in a few months time,” ANVC(B) Chairman Rimpu N Marak said in a press communiqué here.

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Meghalaya Governor discontinues “His Excellency” salutation

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Shillong, July 22: Meghalaya’s new Governor Dr KK Paul has ordered for discontinuing the salutation of “His Excellency” while organizing functions within the state.

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