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AIPEF urges Meghalaya CM to intervene on Electricity (Amendment) Bill 2022

Shillong, July 22 (UNI) The All India Power Engineers Federation (AIPEF) on Friday urged Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad Sangma to appeal to Prime Minister Narendra Modi not to table the controversial Electricity (Amendment) Bill 2022 during the monsoon session of Parliament without prior consultations.
"We strongly urged the Meghalaya Chief Minister to intervene to stop this amendment bill which could have far-reaching consequences," AIPEF Chairman Shailendra Dubey told reporters here in Meghalaya.
Dubey, who had attended the general conference of the MeECL Engineer Association, said the draft Electricity (Amendment) Bill, 2022, should be discussed in detail with all stakeholders, especially electricity consumers and electricity workers,
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Meghalaya HM seeks report on use of tear gas on school teachers

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Shillong, Oct 7 (UNI) Meghalaya Home Minister Lahkmen Rymbui on Friday said that he has sought a report from the district administration on the excessive use of force and lobbing of tear gas shells by police on the agitating contractual school teachers on Thursday.

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Odisha: Officer trapped accepting bribe from a Gram Sathi

07 Oct 2022 | 9:03 PM

Bhubaneswar, Oct 7 (UNI) The sleuths of Odisha Vigilance department on Friday apprehended an Additional Programme Officer for demanding and accepting a bribe of Rs 45,000 from a complainant.

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Meghalaya contractual teachers calls off protest

07 Oct 2022 | 8:57 PM

Shillong, Oct 7 (UNI) The agitating contractual schools teachers on Friday called off their protest after the state government agreed to give them another opportunity to appear for Meghalaya Teachers' Eligibility Test (MTET).

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Odisha approves 10 industrial projects worth over Rs 1923 crore

07 Oct 2022 | 8:37 PM

Bhubaneswar, Oct 7 (UNI) As many as 10 industrial projects worth Rs 1923.60 crores were approved by the Odisha government on Friday.

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Loss of keystone species will have adverse impact on ecosystem- Naveen

07 Oct 2022 | 8:30 PM

Bhubaneswar, Oct 7 (UNI) Loss of keystone species due to human-induced biotic interference will have an adverse impact on the Ecosystem, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik said.

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