Daily Archives: 9 March

Assam bandh on March 10 in protest of violence at Silapathar

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GUWAHATI, March 9: Normal life came to a standstill in Dibrugarh district as the 12-hour shutdown called by local people got underway on Thursday in protest against the violence that erupted at Silapathar town in Dhemaji District on March 6. ...Read More

5 restaurants that Shillong still misses

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#ABBA RESTAURANT: The 80s and 90s saw everyone in Shillong head to Abba restaurant, near Malki Point, for its delicious Fried Rice, Chicken Chilli and half-plate Chow. Run by a Chinese family who put their heart and soul into the place, ...Read More

Meghalaya: HC says Tibetans Born In India Between 1950 And 1987 Are Indian Citizens

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SHILLONG, MARCH 9: The High Court of Meghalaya recently held that Tibetan refugees born in Shillong or elsewhere in the country after January 26, 1950, and before July 1, 1987, as per the Citizenship Act, 1955, will be considered as ...Read More

Meghalaya: IIM Shillong drafts policy for state government to promote sports

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SHILLONG, MARCH 9: In a bid to promote sports as a career option for youths in Meghalaya, a draft sports policy tabled by state Sports Minister Zenith Sangma in the assembly today sought rewarding Olympians with Rs five crore and ...Read More

Assam CM Sonowal serious on granting ST status to 6 communities

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GUWAHATI, (March 9): Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today said his government is committed to ensure granting of Scheduled Tribe status to six communities in the state. The state government has endorsed the demand of six communities and has urged ...Read More

Assam: 12-hour shutdown in Dibrugarh brings local people’s life to a standstill

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SILAPATHAR, MARCH 9: Normal life came to a standstill in Dibrugarh district as the 12-hour shutdown called by local people got underway on Thursday in protest against the violence that erupted at Silapathar town in Dhemaji District on March 6. ...Read More

Meghalaya loadshedding to commence? State govt owes Rs 527.07 cr power dues!

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SHILLONG, March 9: Meghalaya owes Rs 527.07 crore in outstanding dues to the government-owned North Eastern Electric Power Corporation (NEEPCO) and other central generating stations till March 2, 2017, Power Minister Sniawbhalang Dhar told the state assembly on Thursday. "Meghalaya ...Read More

SIKKIM: PeeCee’s production house launches first Sikkimese film,”Pahuna”

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SIKKIM, MARCH 9 2017:Actress Priyanka Chopra's mother Madhu on Thursday launched their home banner Purple Pebble Pictures's first Sikkimese film "Pahuna" here in association with the Ministry of Tourism Sikkim. The news was announced through a statement, which read that ...Read More

Meghalaya: Student Unions demand accountability to PHE Department on Water Shortage in Upper Shillong

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Shillong, March 9: The FKJGP, Upper Shillong Circle and the KSU, Upper Shillong circle has demanded the PHE department and the BSC Company to fix the water shortage within a week to the villages of Ladmawreng, Mawkalum and other neighboring ...Read More
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