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Cabinet gives ‘Aadhaar’ reprieve to Assam, Meghalaya, J&K, Ladakh

Cabinet gives ‘Aadhaar’ reprieve to Assam, Meghalaya, J&K, Ladakh

🕔19:23, 22.Apr 2020

New Delhi, April 22  The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has given its approval to relax the mandatory requirement of Aadhaar seeding of data beneficiaries of Assam, Meghalaya, Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh for release of benefits

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16 mini power projects being commissioned in Meghalaya: CM

16 mini power projects being commissioned in Meghalaya: CM

🕔11:47, 22.Jan 2020

Shillong, Jan 22  Sixteen mini power projects with a total generating capacity of 1,637 MW are being commissioned in Meghalaya to make the northeastern state self reliant in electricity, Chief Minister Conrad K. Sangma said. While talking to the media,

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Meghalaya to be helped to develop textile sector: Irani

Meghalaya to be helped to develop textile sector: Irani

🕔07:54, 27.Aug 2019

Nongpoh (Meghalaya), Aug 27  Textiles Minister Smriti Zubin Irani here on Monday said the central government was committed to supplement all the endeavours of the Meghalaya government in the development of the textile sector. Irani was speaking after laying the

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Meghalaya to pay Rs 100 cr for failing to curb illegal mining: SC

Meghalaya to pay Rs 100 cr for failing to curb illegal mining: SC

🕔07:05, 4.Jul 2019

New Delhi, July 4  The Supreme Court on Wednesday asked the Meghalaya government to deposit Rs 100 crore as directed by the NGT for failing to curb illegal coal mining, saying that natural resources should be conserved so that it

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NABARD pegs Meghalaya’s credit potential at Rs. 1936.37 crore for 2019-20

NABARD pegs Meghalaya’s credit potential at Rs. 1936.37 crore for 2019-20

🕔10:18, 17.Jan 2019

Shillong, Jan 17  The National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) has estimated a credit potential of Rs 1,936.37 crore for Meghalaya under priority sector lending for the year 2019-20, an official said on Wednesday. The 2019-20 estimation of

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Five more states to roll out intra-state e-way bill

Five more states to roll out intra-state e-way bill

🕔11:13, 24.Apr 2018

New Delhi, April 24  The central government on Monday said that five more states — Arunachal Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Meghalaya, Sikkim and Puducherry — will roll out intra-state e-way bills from Wednesday. According to a Ministry of Finance statement, with

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Left Sarkar ousted in Tripura as BJP surges in northeast

Left Sarkar ousted in Tripura as BJP surges in northeast

🕔15:09, 3.Mar 2018

Agartala/Shillong/Kohima, March 3  In a saffron surge in the northeast, the BJP put up a spectacular show in Tripura on Saturday, ending 25 years of the Left rule, and was looking to formation of coalition governments in Nagaland and Meghalaya

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Modi urges Meghalaya, Nagaland to vote

Modi urges Meghalaya, Nagaland to vote

🕔10:10, 27.Feb 2018

New Delhi, Feb 27 Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday urged the people of Nagaland and Meghalaya to come out and vote in large numbers for the assembly elections. Modi tweeted as the polling for both 60-seat Houses began in

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Meghalaya seeks 107 paramilitary companies for polls

Meghalaya seeks 107 paramilitary companies for polls

🕔10:12, 9.Jan 2018

Shillong, Jan 9  Meghalaya has sought 107 companies of central forces to ensure smooth conduct for the upcoming assembly elections, which are likely to be held next month, an election official said on Monday. State Chief Electoral Officer Frederick Roy

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New Umtru power project commissioned in Meghalaya

New Umtru power project commissioned in Meghalaya

🕔10:10, 5.Jan 2018

Byrnihat (Meghalaya), Jan 5  Power-starved Meghalaya on Thursday Wednesday added 40 MW power by formally commissioning the New Umtru Hydro Electric Project in Ri- Bhoi District bordering Assam. The commissioning of the 2×20 MW power project at Dehal is expected

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Meghalaya will be able to host 2022 National Games: Minister

Meghalaya will be able to host 2022 National Games: Minister

🕔10:44, 15.Dec 2017

Shillong, Dec 15  Meghalaya would be able to host the 2022 National Games despite the perceived shortcomings and paucity of time to prepare for the mega event, Sports and Youth Affairs Minister Zenith M Sangma said on Thursday. “With only

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Modi greets Tripura, Manipur and Meghalaya on statehood day

Modi greets Tripura, Manipur and Meghalaya on statehood day

🕔09:57, 21.Jan 2017

New Delhi, Jan 21  Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday greeted the three northeastern states of Tripura, Manipur and Meghalaya on their statehood day.In a series of tweets Modi said: “Statehood Day greetings to the people of Meghalaya. My best

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International tourism meet in Meghalaya for marketing northeast

International tourism meet in Meghalaya for marketing northeast

🕔15:40, 17.May 2016

Kolkata, May 17  Research scholars, policy makers and industry practitioners have come together at an international conference at Shillong in Meghalaya to highlight the tourism resources of north east India and explore marketing strategies in an eco-friendly and sustainable way,

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Northeast can’t be developed from Delhi: Modi

Northeast can’t be developed from Delhi: Modi

🕔10:53, 27.Jul 2015

New Delhi, July 27  Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said India’s northeast cannot be developed from Delhi and that he was deputing central government officials to find solutions to problems being faced by the region. “Is it possible to

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Meghalaya adopts new developmental initiatives

Meghalaya adopts new developmental initiatives

🕔10:09, 27.Jan 2015

Tura/Shillong, Jan 27  Chief Minister Mukul Manda Sangma said that the government has adopted a new paradigm of developmental initiatives to bring in rapid socio-economic transformative changes in Meghalaya. “We have adopted a new paradigm in developmental initiatives to bring

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Meghalaya mapping areas to tap wind energy

Meghalaya mapping areas to tap wind energy

🕔10:09, 1.Aug 2014

Shillong, Aug 01  Power-starved Meghalaya is preparing “wind energy density maps” to identify regions in the mountainous state where wind energy could be tapped to meet the power requirement, an official said. “The MeECL (Meghalaya Energy Corporation Limited) is mapping

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Meghalaya wants to gain from China’s ageing population

Meghalaya wants to gain from China’s ageing population

🕔10:43, 20.Jun 2014

Shillong, June 20  With an eye to China’s ageing workforce, Meghalaya Thursday decided to set up three skill development centres to train youths to help them step into the anticipated job spaces, specially in the manufacturing sector. “It is expected

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Of Rapes & Hangings: STATES PUT INDIA TO SHAME …

Of Rapes & Hangings: STATES PUT INDIA TO SHAME …

🕔10:07, 7.Jun 2014

Of Rapes & Hangings STATES PUT INDIA TO SHAME By Insaf Where is India heading with reports of rapes and hangings hitting headlines every other day? In this week alone news from Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, Maharashtra, Meghalaya, Chhattisgarh should make

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