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James, Kyrmen inspect flood-hit Garo Hills; assure immediate relief

TURA | July 16, 2019:

The Ministerial delegation led by Meghalaya Home Minister, James PK Sangma and Revenue Disaster Management Minister, Kyrmen Shylla today held a review meeting on the flood relief operations in Garo Hills.

Flood situation worsens in West Garo Hills, water levels cross danger mark

TURA | July 15, 2019:

Even though the intensity of the rains have decreased in Meghalaya, the plain belt of West Garo Hills continue to suffer with the flood situation getting worse.

It was informed that the water is flowing above the Solairtek Nagabund embankment this evening.

Plain belt of WGH declared flood-hit area; over 1.14 lakh affected

TURA | July 14, 2019:

The plain belt of West Garo Hills continue to reel under floods even after the rains have subsided in these past two days.

With the water levels continuing to rise despite the lack of rain in the area, the plain belt of WGH have been declared flood-hit area.

Behdienkhlam Festival ends on musical, religious note

JOWAI | July 14, 2019:

The three-day annual festival of the Pnars — Behdienkhlam came to a close here on Sunday as faithful of the indigenous faith — Niam Tre came together to take part in this religious festival with fervour.

Tribal Affairs Ministry sanctions Rs 42 cr for setting up of “Tribal Institute” in Garo Hills

JOWAI | July 14, 2019:

Meghalaya Chief Minister, Conrad K Sangma on Sunday informed that the Tribal Affairs Ministry has sanctioned Rs 42 crore for setting up of the “Tribal Research Institute” to study the cultural aspects of all the tribes of the state.

He further said that the proposed institute will be set up in Garo Hills region of Meghalaya.

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WGH authorities impose Section 144 prohibiting public gathering near FCI campus in Tura

Tura, July 13, 2019:

The District Magistrate, West Garo Hills, Tura has promulgated an order under Section 144 Cr PC prohibiting unnecessary gathering of public in and around the Food Corporation of India (FCI), Campus Tura.

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