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KMSS wing demands retest

The Satra Mukti Sangram Samiti (SMSS) on Thursday protested in front of the office of Assam Higher Secondary Education Council (AHSEC), demanding a re-examination for the students of Science Academy, Goalpara, in three subjects, the question papers of which were allegedly made available to them before the examination.
RAJIV KONWAR Mar 23, 2018 00:00 IST

Job crunch in Meghalaya

Meghalaya predominantly suffers from structural unemployment with more than 43,000 unemployed people being registered in various employment exchanges.
Our Correspondent Mar 23, 2018 00:00 IST

Loss in coal revenue sparks concern

The Meghalaya Democratic Alliance government said in the Assembly on Thursday that it would soon pursue with the Centre the ban on coal mining.
Rining Lyngdoh Mar 23, 2018 00:00 IST

GNLA leader still in prison

Former Meghalaya deputy superintendent of police who is alleged to be the "chairman" of the proscribed Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA), Champion R. Sangma, is still in prison even though the Supreme Court ordered his release on Tuesday.
Our Correspondent Mar 23, 2018 00:00 IST

More join protests on women's varsity

College students of Dibrugarh University in Upper Assam on Wednesday joined the students of Assam Women's University (AWU) in opposing Dispur's move to downgrade the university to a technical institute.
Rajiv Konwar Mar 22, 2018 00:00 IST

Delhi nod to NE industrial scheme

The Union cabinet on Wednesday approved the North-East Industrial Development Scheme (NEIDS), 2017, for five years, a scheme which most here believe has replaced the expired the North East Industrial and Investment Promotion Policy (NEIPP), 2007.
Our Special Correspondent Mar 22, 2018 00:00 IST

NSCN-IM asks Centre for 'clarity'

The NSCN (I-M) on Wednesday clarified that the unidentified individual arrested on Friday at New Delhi airport with a gun converter was not its member and asked the Centre to reveal the details of the arrested person.
Our Correspondent Mar 22, 2018 00:00 IST

SC orders release of Champion

The Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered the release of alleged Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) "chairman" Champion R. Sangma who has been behind bars for nearly six years.
Our Correspondent Mar 22, 2018 00:00 IST

400 refugees in Mizoram

Over 400 refugees from neighbouring Myanmar's Arakan (Rakhine) state are languishing in Mizoram's Lawngtlai district, about 280km from here, Mizoram home minister R. Lalzirliana informed the Assembly on Wednesday.
Henry L. Khojol Mar 22, 2018 00:00 IST

SC: Release Champion

The Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered the release of alleged Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) "chairman" Champion R. Sangma who has been behind bars for nearly six years.
Our Correspondent Mar 22, 2018 00:00 IST

Expressway to boost tourism

The Brahmaputra Express Highway along the 890-km bank of the river from Sadiya in the east to Dhubri in western Assam will be one of the most challenging infrastructure projects in the world, according to a recent concept note prepared by the state government.
Sumir Karmakar Mar 22, 2018 00:00 IST

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