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Trump reverses Obama-era affirmative action in schools

Washington:  US President Donald Trump's administration has rescinded seven Obama-era policy guidelines that called on universities to consider race as a factor in diversifying their campuses. In a joint letter, the Education and Justice…

State showcased at intl art exhibition in Delhi

Shillong: The international art exhibition “Abode of Clouds” which is a pioneer step of Indo-European Cross-cultural collaboration embedded in Meghalaya was inaugurated at India International Centre in New Delhi on June 8.  The exhibition…

State yet to recommend for Khasi language recognition

SHILLONG: The state government is yet to recommend to the Centre for the inclusion of Khasi language in the Eighth Schedule to the Constitution. An official source said the matter is lying with different committees set up by the state…

Deputy Speaker assures people of development

TURA: Meghalaya Deputy Speaker and Resubelpara MLA Timothy D Shira on Thursday met the people of Boda Apal under his constituency at Boda Apal English School where various problems being faced by the people were raised. During the meeting,…

BJP, NPP yet to name candidate for Ampati polls

SHILLONG: The state BJP leadership has intimated the Central leadership about the Ampati by-polls to seek their advice about party’s plan for the election. BJP state president Shibun Lyngdoh on Friday said that the party leadership in the…

Food processing unit opened in West Khasi Hills

NONGSTOIN: The Village Employment Committee of Mawduh on Thursday inaugurated the food processing unit and the strawberry plantation of SK Marshra. Marshra told reporters that he started the plantation with his savings and thanked the…

SDLCC cum review meeting held

SHILLONG: Water Resources Minister Metbah Lyngdoh called for a sub-divisional level co-ordination committee (SDLCC) cum review meeting with the various departments of the sub-division to discuss about the proper implementation of government…

Farmer to Dy Speaker, story of a phoenix

SHILLONG: From a farmer to deputy speaker, the senior most legislator in the Assembly had a chequered political history. Shira, 68, on Wednesday revealed the secrets of a successful life saying he liked farming and a simple way of living…