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KHADC Dy Chairman election today

SHILLONG: The election of the Deputy Chairman of the Khasi Hills Autonomous District Council (KHADC) will be held on Friday at the Council Hall. Chief Executive Member (CEM) of KHADC, H. S. Shylla said the Khasi Hills Democratic Alliance…

BJP not to fight South Tura by-poll

SHILLONG: The BJP central leadership is not keen to put up any candidate for South Tura by-poll since Chief Minister Conrad Sangma is contesting from the seat. BJP leader from Garo Hills KC Boro said on Thursday that during the Lok Sabha…

City calm; police fear undercurrents

SHILLONG: Though there is a relative calm in the city after the last month's unrest over Sweepers' Lane, all is not well on the law and order front, according to police. "It may take more days for the city to become normal as the…

No formalin found in spot tests

SHILLONG: The Food Safety department has given the green signal for sale of fish here after samples tested negative. Assistant commissioner, food safety, D.B.S. Mukhim on Thursday said the fish being sold in the markets here were safe for…

Two bidders respond to IT Park tender

SHILLONG: Two bidders have responded to the tender issued by the State Government for the construction of the much delayed Information Technology Park in New Shillong Township. Urban Affairs Minister, Hamlet Dohling said on Thursday that…

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KSU The KSU will hold the election for East Khasi Hills circle on July 28 at Durbar hall, Pynthorumkhrah from 10 am to 12 noon. Nomination forms are available at the office of the union and the last date for submission of forms is July 25.…

Traffic police collects Rs 16 lakh as fine

SHILLONG: More than Rs 16 lakh was collected by Shillong Traffic police as fines from traffic violators in June, SP Traffic B J Laloo said on Thursday. The amount is more than what was realized in May, Laloo said. 580 vehicles were fined…