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MGNREGS — A boon or a bane?

From Our Correspondent, Shillong News | Tura, Mar 18, 2018:

There is an ongoing debate in the country on the benefits that people derives from the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Generation Scheme (MGNREGS). While some have termed this scheme as a ‘blessing’, others say otherwise — according to a section of the people, this scheme is more of a bane than a boon.

Arun Jaitley assures Conrad of support to increase revenue generation in Meghalaya

Shillong News Desk | New Delhi, March 18, 2018: 

Chief Minister Conrad K. Sangma led a delegation of cabinet ministers and called on Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley at his residence in New Delhi Saturday evening to discuss on the financial situation of the State.

Bulling Langsning to meet Bengaluru tomorrow in Second Division League

Shillong Desk | Shillong, Mar 18, 2018:

After a terrific opening result that saw Langsning FC beat Chennaiyin FC reserves 2-1 on Wednesday, the Shillong-based side will next take on the reserves of Bengaluru FC in the Second Division League at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium here on Monday.

FKJGP asks Syiem of Hima Mylliem to protect sanctity of U Lum Shyllong

Shillong News Desk | Shillong, March 18, 2018:

Repeated complaints of the presence of anti-social activities being carried out in one of the state’s favourite tourist spots – Shillong Peak, a social organisation – Federation of Khasi Jaintia Garo People (FKJGP) has asked the traditional custodian of the site – Chieftain of Mylliem Syiemship to protect and preserve the sanctity and sacredness of ‘U Lum Shyllong’.

Assam police arrest 5 kidnappers including 4 with GNLA link from interstate border

From Our Correspondent, Shillong News | Tura, March 17, 2018: 

Assam police of South Salmara district on Saturday apprehended 5 suspected kidnappers, with four allegedly belonging to the Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) in an operation neat the Hat Singimari Super Market this afternoon at about 4:30 pm.

PM Modi praises Meghalaya for agricultural growth; hands over special award

By Our Reporter, Shillong News | Umiam, March 17, 2018:

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday was all in praise of Meghalaya’s agricultural growth and maintained that the state has proven its capacity to do better.

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