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Hostels, ‘haats’ to re-open in Meghalaya

Shillong, Sep 18 (UNI) After remaining closed for over more than a year now due to the pandemic, students’ hostels and traditional ‘haats’ (markets) along the Indo-Bangladesh border in Meghalaya have been permitted to re-open, albeit in strict adherence to safety measures and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) with relative improvement in the overall situation, officials said here on Saturday.

“Universities and college hostels are permitted to re-open subject to prior permission of the respective deputy commissioners/SDO (Civil) and in compliance with the SOPs being issued by the education department,” an order issued by State Chief Secretary, M S Rao said.
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Life in Darjeeling Hills thrown out of gear following as Teesta is overflowing

19 Oct 2021 | 11:23 PM

Siliguri, Oct 19 (UNI) Life in the Darjeeling hills, Terai and lower region of Dooars have been thrown out of gear
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Bodies of labourers killed in terrorist attack in J&K arrive

19 Oct 2021 | 11:20 PM

Patna, Oct 19 (UNI) The bodies of both labourers killed in terrorist attack in Jammu and Kashmir arrived here today.

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Dialogue ‘only’ way to solve NE issues, says Meghalaya CM

19 Oct 2021 | 11:14 PM

Itanagar, Oct 19 (UNI) Meghalaya Chief Minister and National People’s Party (NPP) President Conrad Sangma on Tuesday said that dialogues are the ‘only’ way to resolve the long-standing differences, including the inter-state boundary matters among the North Eastern states.

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Nitish offers special prayer on the occasion of Urs

19 Oct 2021 | 11:10 PM

Patna, Oct 19 (UNI) Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Tuesday offered special prayers on the occasion of Urs and prayed for peace and prosperity of the state.

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RJD leaders' statement about Congress incharge irrelevant : Prem Chandra

19 Oct 2021 | 11:06 PM

Patna, Oct 19 (UNI) Senior Congress leader and MLC Prem Chandra Mishra on Tuesday termed the statement of RJD leaders about in charge of political affairs of Congress in Bihar Bhakt Charan Das as irrelevant and said that it is not clear the kind of message RJD was trying to propagate by disintegrating grand alliance only for a single assembly seat.

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