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Godown gutted in fire in Khlieh Iewduh near MUDA parking lot, no casualty

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SHILLONG | Dec 07:

In a major fire incident, a godown at Khlieh Iewduh near MUDA parking lot in Shillong was completely gutted on Saturday afternoon.

Tables have turned in KHADC with Congress MDC joining UDA raising their number to 15


SHILLONG | Dec 07:

The Khasi Hills Autonomous District Council (KHADC) is in for more political drama with the tide once again turning in favour of the United Democratic Alliance (UDA) following the decision of Congress MDC from Mairang-Nongkhlaw, Batskhem Ryntathiang to join the alliance raising their number to 15.

JCB driver kidnapped at gun-point in WGH; police suspect handiwork of local ‘criminals’

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TURA | Dec 7, 2019:

A driver of a JCB, who was working in an ongoing road construction project in West Garo Hills district of Meghalaya was abducted on Dec 4 by a group of armed miscreants from the camp where he was staying along with other labourers.

Meghalaya: 13-year-old boy goes missing from Nongmensong; probe on

Meghalaya, Nongmensong, Missing, Shillong,

SHILLONG | DEC 7, 2019:

A 13-year-old boy identified as Rakesh Roy has been missing from Lakyrding, Nongmensong since November 29 evening at around 4:00 PM and is still beyond the reach of his family members as well as police.

A missing report was filed by the boy’s family at Nongmensong Police station on December 1.

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According to the neighbors, the boy was last seen playing in his resident campus but since then he went missing without any information and till date he did not return home. His parents and relatives tried searching for him but no trace of information could be found about him.

Confirming the incident, a police source said that a missing report has been filed, they have also received inputs of the boy going missing and all PCRs across the state have been informed.

The investigation into the matter is still underway.

Further details are awaited.

Meghalaya Umbrella Scholarship 2019-20 notification released; apply online

Meghalaya Umbrella Scholarship, ST,

EDUCATION | SHILLONG | December 7, 2019:

Fresh and Renewal applications for Umbrella Scheme of scholarships of Ministry of Tribal Affairs, GOI (for Scheduled Tribe students) are invited from students who are permanent residents of Meghalaya studying within and outside the State for the year 2019-20.

  1. Pre Matric Scholarship for Scheduled Tribe Students in Classes IX and Class X in recognized schools/institutes whose Institute Nodal Officers are registered in National Scholarship Portal, NSP 2.0. The annual income of parents from all sources should not exceed Rs. 2.00 lakh p.a.
  2. Post Matric Scholarship for Scheduled Tribe Students who are pursuing higher studies in different courses from Classes XI to Post Graduation in recognized Colleges/ institutes whose Institute Nodal Officers are registered in NSP 2.0. The annual income of parents from all sources should not exceed Rs. 2.50 lakh p.a.

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How to apply:- Eligible applicants are to apply for scholarships via the National Scholarship Portal (NSP 2.0) for the academic year 2019-20 on website www.scholarships.gov.in

Important Dates
1.Opening Date of Application for Registration By Students (For Fresh and Renewal):- 3rd December 2019.
2.Closing date of Application Registration By Students (For Fresh and Renewal):- 15th February 2020.
3.The last date for Verification of Applications by Institutes:- 25th February 2020.

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NOTE:- For further information of all Heads of Institutions that if the Institute Nodal Officers are not registered in NSP 2.0, institutional verification will not be possible and students will not be able to avail of the scholarships.
Those institutes who are yet to register their Institute Nodal Officers in NSP are advised to register at the earliest. For further details, the office of the undersigned may be contacted at scholarshipregn@gmail.com.



NE Food Show: Meghalaya Govt likely to come up with wine-making policy

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SHILLONG | Dec 06, 2019:

The three-day Northeast Food Show 2019 concluded with the Chief Ministers’ Conclave which was attended by Meghalaya Chief Minister, Conrad Sangma, Tripura CM Biplab Kumar Deb, Arunachal Pradesh CM Pema Khandu, Union Minister of State incharge Youth Affairs and Sports, Kiren Rijiju, Minister of State incharge Ministry of Food Processing, Rameshwar Teli and Sikkim Minister of  Tourism, Civil Aviation and Commerce & Industry, B.S Pant.

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