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M’laya Bags Silver at the Skoch Health Awards 2017

FROM A Reporter
SHILLONG, March 20: Meghalaya Health & Family Welfare Department was conferred the ‘Skoch Health Award 2017’ for the Bio-Medical Waste Water Treatment (BIOWAT), a low cost environment friendly improvised liquid waste management, operating at Nartiang Public Health Centre, Nartiang, West Jaintia Hills District at a glittering function during the 47th Skoch Su...

 
2017-18 Budget was a balanced and realistic one: CM

FROM A CORRESPONDENT 
SHILLONG, March 20: Meghalaya Chief Minister Dr Mukul Sangma today said that the 2017-18 Budget was a balanced and realistic and one that will be able to meet the aspirations of particularly the poor, the rural people, the youths and the job seekers.
Replying to the debate on the Budget, Dr Sangma said, “This Budget has set a new benchmark that the sta...

 
One lakh students drop out of schools in Meghalaya

FROM A CORRESPONDENT
SHILLONG, March 20: Nearly a lakh of boys and girls dropped out or did not get enrolled in schools in the past four years in Meghalaya, School Education and Literacy Minister Deborah C Marak said on Monday. 
Replying to queries raised by Congress legislators Dikkanchi D Shira, the Education Minister informed that the factors for the dropped out includes econo...

 
State officer to tender apology in Assembly

FROM A CORRESPONDENT & IANS
Shillong, March 20: The Meghalaya assembly on Monday summoned a top municipal officer to appear at the Bar of the House on March 23 after he was found guilty of breaching the privilege of an Independent legislator, John Leslee K. Sangma.
Zenithsky J. Sangma, the Chief Executive Officer of Tura Municipal Board, was summoned after the house adopted a repo...

 
'State witnesses growth in beggar population'

FROM A REPORTER
SHILLONG, March 20: The Khun Hynniewtrep National Awakening Movement (KHNAM) State Youth Wing has carried out a survey of major places in the city, revealed that the growth of beggars in a state are increasing in numbers.
In this connection, Thomas Passah president KHNAM State Youth Wing said, “No one has asked them for identification, which could be a major secu...

 
Assam Rifles' 182nd anniversary of raising

STAFF CORRESPONDENT 
SHILLONG, March 20: Raised in 1835 with just 750 combatants, the Assam Rifles today has evolved into a formidable Force with 46 battle-hardened Battalions. It has the distinction of being the oldest and most decorated Paramilitary Force of the nation and has participated in World Wars I and II, 1962, 1965 and 1971 wars and Operation Pawan in Sri Lanka with exempla...

 
MSM against any influence to State marriage act

STAFF CORRESPONDENT 
SHILLONG, March 20: Literally challenging a flock of people who have move the court to exempt the Christian community from the Meghalaya Compulsory Marriage Act, 2015, the Mait Shaphrang Movement (MSM) is candid in opposing it. The MSM on Monday made it clear that it is against any socio-political and religious influence to alter the Meghalaya Compulsory Marriage ...

 
Distribution of admit cards

Shillong, March 20: The Principal, Police Training School, Cum Member Secretary, CRB has informed that the last date for the distribution of Admit Cards for the written examination of SF-10 is on 23rd March, 2017. All candidates are requested to collect their admit cards on or before the 23rd March, 2017 from their concerned district headquarters, stated a press release. ...

 
Couple miraculously escapes death

FROM A REPORTER
SHILLONG, March 20: A couple had a miraculous escape this morning at the wee hour when the over speeding truck crashed into house where both of them they are sleeping inside the house. This incident occurred at Mawtnum village under National Higway – 6 in Ri Bhoi when the uncontrollable and over speeding truck bearing registered number MN 01 – 9658 cras...

 
Campaign against early child marriage, sexual abuse held

FROM A REPORTER
SHILLONG, March 20: To stop early child marriage and sexual abused on children, women and other forms of violence against women and discrimination against girls and harmful traditional practices to children World Vision India, East Khasi Hills has organised a Campaign against Early Child Marriage and Sexual Abused on Children and women on Monday at Madan Smit. Speaking in t...

 
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Ex-Servicemen rally organized by Army
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