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DLSA holds awareness programme

SHILLONG: The District Legal Services Authority (DLSA), East Khasi Hills District on Saturday organised a programme at Mawngap, Market area to create awareness amongst the public at large on Domestic Violence and 'Free Legal Aid…

Cabinet clears new pay from December

SHILLONG: The state government employees got an early Christmas greeting when the Cabinet on Friday approved the revised pay that will be effective from January 1, 2017. The employees will receive the new pay with an overall hike of 268…

Rajnath to visit city on Dec 5

SHILLONG: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh will visit Shillong on December 5 to attend BJP programmes. During his visit, Rajnath will address the booth level karyakarta sammelan in the city covering 29 Assembly constituencies of East Khasi…

NPP to select CM from 2018 stronghold

SHILLONG: The National People's Party (NPP) will select its chief minister from the region where it wins the maximum number of seats in the Assembly elections next year. Addressing media persons after felicitating Jan Tynsong and Pyniaid…

Now, liquor shops near highways

SHILLONG: The State Cabinet on Friday amended its earlier order of not allowing liquor shops within 500 meters of national highways and reduced the minimum distance to zero. However, Minister in charge of Excise Zenith Sangma said the…

Opt for rehab scheme, CM asks rebels

SHILLONG: The state government has reiterated that militants should lay down arms and take advantage of the rehabilitation programmes. Speaking to media persons after the meeting of the State Security Commission here on Friday, Chief…