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North East & India is keeping a watch for ‘prestigious’ South Tura seat: NPP leader

Shillong, Aug 18, 2018:

Campaigning for the South Tura by-poll scheduled to held on August 23 is in full swing and the ruling National People’s Party (NPP) is making all efforts to retain the seat, which was previously held by Agatha Sangma, a former MP, who resigned to pave way for Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma to contest the poll.

SSA teachers to suspend sit-in-protest scheduled on August 21

By Our Reporter | Shillong, Aug 18, 2018: 

The All Meghalaya SSA School Teachers Association (AMSSASTA) central body has decided to suspend the proposed sit-in-demonstration scheduled to be held on August 21.

Meghalaya: From ‘Lady Deadpool’ to dancing Flintstones, Shillong has it all!

 

By SHWETA RAJ KANWAR | August 18, 2018

Meghalaya witnessed the second edition of Shangri-La Cosplay Festival 2018 today in Shillong at All Saints Hall.

Know more about the event here– Meghalaya to witness 2nd edition of Shangri-La Cosplay Festival 2018

Here are pictures from the event. A detailed report will soon follow as the event is still on till the filing of this report. Detailed report soon to follow

 


 

 

 

 

 

Shillong Bypass to be widened to four lanes

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Shillong News | SHILLONG, August 18, 2018

Under the Centre’s Bharatmala project, the famed Shillong bypass starting from Umiam-Mawryngkneng is set to be widened to a four-lane road.

The central government also has plans to build bypasses in other important cities of the country under the same project.

So far, 28 ring roads, 125 choke points and 66 congestion points under Phase-1 of the Bharatmala Pariyojana have been identified as places where interventions have been planned. These include a few in Shillong, Dibrugarh, Guwahati, Silchar, Dimapur, Aizawl and Imphal.

A budget outlay has already been earmarked for the first phase of the project and is set to be at around Rs 5,35,000 crore.

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Picture used in Featured Image: nhai.org

NEHU in the news, yet again! Varsity refuses to implement Centre’s notification

From Our Correspondent | Tura, Aug 17, 2018: 

The North East Hills University (NEHU) has yet again made headlines, but for all the wrong reasons.

Man arrested for raping 5-year-old step-daughter

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Shillong News | MAWKYRWAT, August 17, 2018

A 43-year-old man has been arrested in South West Khasi Hills on Tuesday for allegedly raping his five-year-old stepdaughter.

An FIR was filed by the headmistress of the child’s school after the girl confessed to one of the teachers that she had been raped by her stepfather since February.

The FIR stated, ‘The child has always complained of severe pain in her abdomen that led to the confession of the crime committed by her stepfather.”

The accused has been identified as Elbarin Syiemlieh.

A case has been registered against the accused, SP HG Lyngdoh assured.

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