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NAME DOES MATTER

By Dr S.Saraswathi Following a Bombay High Court order, the Union Information and Broadcasting Ministry has issued an advisory to all private satellite channels asking them to refrain from using the term “Dalit”. It is follow up of an…

1 killed, six injured in separate accidents

SHILLONG: On September 3, a night super bus driven by Md. Tajuddin accidentally ran over Bapon Das who was the helper of the bus at Umtyra, East Khasi Hills. The conductor sustained injuries and was taken to NEIGRIHMS, where he…

Tura thumbs up for Conrad, Danggo bites the dust

Our Bureau TURA/ MAWKYRWAT: Chief Minister Conrad Sangma's landslide victory in South Tura by-poll may be "on expected lines" but his NPP suffered a setback in Ranikor with its ally UDP vanquishing the five-time MLA of the constituency. The…

By-poll snippets

History repeated as Lapang, Danggo share similar fate SHILLONG: When DD Lapang was the chief minister in 1992, he announced the formation of Ri Bhoi district. But that did not secure his win in the 1993 Assembly polls. NPP candidate MM…

News Capsule

Recruitment rally The Indian Air Force will conduct a recruit-ment rally for candidates from Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Mizoram, Nagaland, Tripura, Meghalaya and Manipur for the post of Airmen in Group-Y trades at Air Force Station Borjhar,…

State to get intl centre for performing arts by Dec: Hek

SHILLONG: Arts and Culture Minister AL Hek has asserted that the work for the Shillong International Centre for Performing Arts and Culture is likely to be completed by December this year. The project is being constructed at an estimated…

Awards for state cops

SHILLONG: Several Meghalaya police personnel received various awards on the occasion of Independence Day. The recipients of police medal for gallantry are Vivekanand Singh, Sub Divisional Police Officer, Gopison R Marak constable, TC…

FIR after women activists trolled over lineage bill

SHILLONG: Social activists Agnes Kharshiing and Angela Rangad were trolled over their criticism of the Khasi Lineage Bill, which denied women ST status if their spouses are non-Khasis. Kharshiing, in her FIR lodged with the police, alleged…

‘Sweepers’ Lane belongs to Nongkhlaw clan’

SHILLONG: The Executive Committee (EC) of the Khasi Hills Autonomous District Committee has asserted that Sweepers’ Lane belongs to the Nongkhlaw clan and should be handed over to its rightful owners. With a view to strengthen their stand…

Prayer to extend MA admission date

Editor,  Our esteemed NEHU declared the B.A on July 20, 2018 at night and the last date for submission of forms for Masters Degree is July 23, 2018. July 21& 22 were weekends (Saturday & Sunday). On this basis we would like to…