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Expenditure Observer holds meet with monitoring cells in SGH

Tura, Feb 3: The Expenditure Observer appointed by the ECI for 58- Rongara Siju ( ST), 59- Chokpot (ST) and 60- Baghmara ( ST) Constituency  Prasad D Gorase convened a meeting with all the members of Accounting and Expenditure Monitoring Cell, Media Monitoring Team and Video Monitoring Team at Circuit House Baghmara today and reviewed all the activities on various topics for successful operation in the upcoming election. The Observer ascertained the functioning of flying squads, static surveillance Team and video…

Busiest day in Garo Hills on day-4 of nominations

Tura, Feb 3: The spate of nominations for the upcoming elections gathered pace with 22 candidates filing their papers across Garo Hills today, the most so far. The list today included 8 NPP candidates, 5 Congress candidates, 2 AITC candidates, 2 UDP candidates with one GNC candidate and 4 independents Those that filed their papers today included Chireng Peter R Marak (INC, Kharkutta) Timjim K Momin (INC, Mendipathar) Tweel K Marak (INC, Resubelpara) Brigady N Marak (INC, Bajengdoba) and Uttora G Sangma (INC, Ampati)…

Notice for UPSC aspirants

Tura, Feb 3: The Deputy Commissioner, West Garo Hills Tura has informed all the UPSC aspirants residing in West Garo Hills District who are in need of Hailing Certificate from the Office of the Deputy Commissioner, that applications (Format available) for the same may be submitted to the Public Facilitation Centre (Certificate Branch) of DC Office Tura along with the self-attested copies of the following documents. The documents are SC/ST Certificate of the Candidate (Xerox Copy), Voter ID Card (Xerox Copy) Self-attested,…

CM, Agatha told to follow father’s principles and resolve border villager’s issues

Tura, Feb 3: Combined groups from Garo Hills on Friday urged Chief Minister Conrad Sangma and Tura MP Agatha K Sangma to follow the principles of their father Late P A Sangma and look into the problems being faced by the villagers of border areas in the state following the signing of the border MoU with Assam. “P A Sangma, while he was the MP, always used to say that he was the first to be there whenever Garos were in difficulties. He claimed that he went to Assam, Tripura and other parts of the country and even…

Pharmaceutical firm inks MoU with USTM for research

Guwahati, Feb 3: Ozone Pharmaceuticals Limited, a New Delhi-based company with one of its ultramodern and high-tech manufacturing units in Amingaon near here, has signed a memorandum of understanding with the University of Science and Technology Meghalaya (USTM) for research and collaboration. The MoU was signed by Deepak Kumar Singh, director, Ozone Pharmaceuticals Limited and G.D Sharma, vice-chancellor, USTM, in the presence of R.K Sharma, advisor, USTM and other high officials on Friday. The signatories have…

Lamare, HRD, Rapsang file nomination among others

Shillong, Feb 3: Several candidates including Cabinet Minister, Dasakhiatbha Lamare, former Home Minister HDR Lyngdoh and former legislator Mohendro Rapsang filed their nominations on Friday for the ensuing Assembly polls in the State. Both Lamare and Rapsang who are contesting as NPP candidates filed their nomination from Nongkrem and West Shillong respectively. However, former Home Minister who is the contesting from the UDP ticket filed his nomination from Sohiong constituency. The Congress…

Mukul has plans to join BJP post polls: Tynsong

SHILLONG, Feb 2: The NPP, which is seeking to retain power in Meghalaya, is doing all it can to gain an upper hand against its strongest rival — TMC — including playing a likely “psychological game” by repeatedly claiming that leaders of the Mamata Banerjee-led party would ditch TMC and join BJP after the elections. Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma was the first to “warn” the West Bengal chief minister based on “word in the market” that some Trinamool leaders were discussing switchover plans after the elections. Conrad had…
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