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Shillong sees protests against ‘Agnipath’

Shillong, June 24 (UNI) The Meghalaya capital, which is literally dotted with headquarters of several para-military forces besides units and regional commands of the Army and Air Force, witnessed protest against the ambitious ‘Agnipath’ of the Centre for the second time on Friday when hundreds of aspirants seeking jobs in the armed forces hit the city streets demanding the roll back of the scheme and seeking implementation of the Common Entrance Examination (CEE) and army recruitment rally to be conducted at the earliest.

This is the second time that the job aspirants took out a protest march against the central government's scheme which aims at recruiting applicants aged between 17.5 and 21. The
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Meghalaya police investigating cause of Sunday explosion

03 Oct 2023 | 12:13 AM

Shillong, Oct 2 (UNI) The bomb squad of Meghalaya police is investigating the cause of the explosion inside a scrap dealer’s shop on Keating Road here, with the bomb squad on Monday collecting samples for analysis from the site.Five people were injured in the mysterious explosion on Sunday.Initially, police suspected that it was a cooking gas cylinder that caused the blast, but preliminary investigation has ruled out that angle.“The bomb squad visited the explosion site again today to collect samples to analyse the exact cause of the blast,” a police official said.Meanwhile, Health and Family Welfare Minister, Dr. Mazel Ampareen Lyngdoh visited some of the victims of the blast at the Shillong Civil hospital.Some of the victims received burn injuries ranging from 10 to 40 percent.One of the seriously affected victims has been shifted to Guwahati.Those recuperating here would be referred to Guwahati for specialized burn treatment once their condition stabilizes. UNI RRK SSP.

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Assam Cabinet decides to hike wages of tea workers

Assam Cabinet decides to hike wages of tea workers

02 Oct 2023 | 11:33 PM

Guwahati, Oct 2 (UNI) The daily wage of tea workers in Assam has been hiked by Rs 18 with effect from October 1, Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma announced on Monday after a state Cabinet meeting here.

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Assam CM launches  the Mukhyamantri Lok Sewak Arogya Yojana

Assam CM launches the Mukhyamantri Lok Sewak Arogya Yojana

02 Oct 2023 | 11:28 PM

Guwahati, Oct 2 (UNI) Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Monday launched the Mukhyamantri Lok Sewak Arogya Yojana for state government employees and pensioners here.

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Odisha :Forest personnel rescue a 13 feet long crocodile from the backyard of a house

02 Oct 2023 | 7:47 PM

Kendrapara, Oct 2 (UNI) The forest personnel of Bhitarkanika National park have rescued a 13-feet long giant male Saltwater crocodile from Jaduchandrapur village in Odisha ‘s kendrapara district.

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Odisha: Rejingtal village converts into a tribal Saura art gallery

02 Oct 2023 | 7:10 PM

Bhubaneswar, Oct 2 (UNI) Saura artists in Rejingtal village in Odisha’s Rayagada district have joined Saura mural painting camp in the village to promote and glorify Saura tribal art work in front of their own houses.

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