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Govt to move Supreme Court against HC’s order over Meghalaya education scam


Shillong, November 22: The Meghalaya Government on Tuesday decided to file an appeal before the Supreme Court to challenge the ruling of the Division Bench of the Meghalaya High Court to order a CBI probe on the irregularities in the appointment of assistant teachers in the Government Lower Primary Schools.

It may be mentioned that after nearly ten years, the Meghalaya High Court recently directed the CBI to take over the criminal case filed against a “Government official and a politician” who allegedly tampered the result scores of candidates in a Government teachers’ recruitment process in 2009-2010.

Meghalaya’s very own Blind ‘Messi’ needs your support!


Shillong, November 21: Gabriel Nongrum, a 23 year old Blind footballer from the remote village of Umskun Nongpoh in Ribhoi district, Meghalaya plays Blind Football which is an exciting, fast paced 5-a-side football played by visually impaired athletes using a ball with a noise-making device inside.(For more info: http://www.blindfootball.in/ibf.php).

North Eastern Hill University (NEHU) denies RTI Information


 Tura, November 21: The North Eastern Hill University (NEHU) once again made headlines for the wrong reasons after the university delayed providing answers to a Right to Information (RTI) request made by a former faculty member of the NEHU – Tura campus.

Disqualification of 17 MLAs: Governor refers matter to ECI


Shillong, November 21: Days after the submission of a representation by a local resident Madal Sumer, seeking the disqualification of 17 state legislators who resigned as Parliamentary Secretaries, Meghalaya Governor Ganga Prasad has clarified that the matter has been referred to the Election Commission on Nov 16 and it is not pending with the Governor’s office as reported.

Official sources informed that the Governor has sought the Election Commission’s views on the disqualification of 17 MLAs after the Meghalaya High Court held as invalid the state law providing for the appointment of Parliamentary Secretaries.

SNSBH to take stringent steps if joint meeting with govt over VAB is not held


Shillong, November 20, 2017: Synjuk ki Nongsynshar Shnong ka Bri U Hynniewtrep (SNSBH) has threatened to take stringent steps if the State Government fails to invite them for talks within the first week of December to deliberate on the much talked about Village Administration Bill (VAB).

“We are serving a deadline till December first week to invite us for a talk to deliberate on VAB. We will again meet if the State Government failed to response to our demand for talks. We might take some stringent if the Government failed to invite us for talks,” SNSBH president Dr. Werlok Kharshiing told newsmen after the meeting here on Saturday.

Sounder Strong Cajee all set to join NPP


Shillong, November 20, 2017: Former KHADC MDC from Mylliem, Sounder Strong Cajee is all set to join the Nationalist People’s Party (NPP) for contesting in the upcoming 2018 Assembly elections from Shillong south constituency. Informed sources on Sunday, informed that the NPP party leadership will formally annouce the joining of Cajee to the party in a day or two.

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