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Why Meghalaya struggles to prevent Illegal coal mining despite repeated tragedies
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Why Meghalaya struggles to prevent Illegal coal mining despite repeated tragedies

There are many instances where coal miners lose lives in illegal coal mines and such deaths are neither reported nor acknowledged in Meghalaya

COVID-19 second wave: Meghalaya govt extends complete lockdown in East Khasi Hills till 24 May
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COVID-19 second wave: Meghalaya govt extends complete lockdown in East Khasi Hills till 24 May

On Thursday, the district reported the maximum number of active COVID-19 cases (2,121) out of the total 3,726 active cases in the state

Assam verdict, NDA rule at Centre hurdles for Congress to regain foothold in North East as four states from region vote within two years
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Assam verdict, NDA rule at Centre hurdles for Congress to regain foothold in North East as four states from region vote within two years

The significance of the region can be understood from the fact that it accounts for 25 Lok Sabha seats, more than half of which come from Assam alone

Meghalaya district council elections witness nearly 70% turnout; no untoward incidents reported, says official
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Meghalaya district council elections witness nearly 70% turnout; no untoward incidents reported, says official

South West Garo Hills district recorded the highest voter turnout at 76.34 percent, followed by South Garo Hills district at 73.08 percent

Vijay Hazare Trophy: Prithvi Shaw's ton, bowlers help Mumbai beat Delhi; Chandigarh pull off thrilling chase against Haryana
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Vijay Hazare Trophy: Prithvi Shaw's ton, bowlers help Mumbai beat Delhi; Chandigarh pull off thrilling chase against Haryana

Mumbai bowlers led by experienced pacer Dhawal Kulkarni (3/35) restricted Delhi to 211/7 despite a valiant unbeaten 106 off 145 balls by Himmat Singh and then cantered to the target in 31.5 overs as Prithvi tore into the Delhi attack.

The Friday List: From a Valentine's special workshop on love poems to a talk on heritage architecture, your weekly calendar of virtual events
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The Friday List: From a Valentine's special workshop on love poems to a talk on heritage architecture, your weekly calendar of virtual events

Every Friday, we'll bring you a curated list of online experiences — performances, talks, tours, screenings — to mark on your weekly calendar.

Narendra Modi extends greetings on statehood day of Manipur, Meghalaya and Tripura
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Narendra Modi extends greetings on statehood day of Manipur, Meghalaya and Tripura

On this day in 1972, Manipur, Tripura and Meghalaya became full-fledged states under the North Eastern Region (Reorganisation) Act, 1971

Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy: Mumbai knocked out after eight-wicket loss to Haryana; Bihar register third straight win
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Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy: Mumbai knocked out after eight-wicket loss to Haryana; Bihar register third straight win

Even if Mumbai win their last two games, they will only have eight points which will not be enough to make it to the knock-outs from Elite Group E

Mushtaq Ali Trophy: Players in coronavirus-hit hotel in Chennai safe, says TNCA official
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Mushtaq Ali Trophy: Players in coronavirus-hit hotel in Chennai safe, says TNCA official

An official of one of the teams said the staff members were outside the bio-bubble and not in contact with the players.

Body of 90-year-old Meghalaya man buried alive on witchcraft suspicion exhumed; eight arrested
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Body of 90-year-old Meghalaya man buried alive on witchcraft suspicion exhumed; eight arrested

Moris Marngar was reported missing by his children on 8 Oct. The police say that the preliminary investigation has revealed that 18 members of his extended family are involved in the killing

PM to launch COVID-19 appropriate behaviour campaign, Delhi cinemas to reopen 15 Oct; India's tally crosses 67.5 lakh
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PM to launch COVID-19 appropriate behaviour campaign, Delhi cinemas to reopen 15 Oct; India's tally crosses 67.5 lakh

Total cases rose to 67,57,131 with 72,049 new cases recorded in the 24 hours, while the recovery rate climbed to 85.02 percent with 57,44,693 people having recuperated from the infection so far.

#TheWeekThatWas | The status of women in Indian judiciary
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#TheWeekThatWas | The status of women in Indian judiciary

According to a written reply to a question in the Lok Sabha, there are only two women judges in the Supreme Court and 78 in various high courts of the country.

Satya Pal Malik sworn in as 19th Meghalaya Governor, succeeds veteran BJP leader Tathagata Roy
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Satya Pal Malik sworn in as 19th Meghalaya Governor, succeeds veteran BJP leader Tathagata Roy

Chief Justice of Meghalaya High Court Biswanath Somadder administered the oath of office to Malik in presence of Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma and his cabinet colleagues.

Goa governor Satya Pal Malik transferred to Meghalaya; Bhagat Singh Koshyari to take charge of coastal state
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Goa governor Satya Pal Malik transferred to Meghalaya; Bhagat Singh Koshyari to take charge of coastal state

Malik will be replacing Tathagata Roy who completed his five-year tenure on the gubernatorial post. Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari has been given the additional charge of Goa

The philosophical malaise in Ek Desh, Ek Vidhan and Ek Pradhan offers just cause for asymmetrical federalism in India
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The philosophical malaise in Ek Desh, Ek Vidhan and Ek Pradhan offers just cause for asymmetrical federalism in India

The entire Kashmir policy of the Government of India, right from 1947, is that of misplaced intrigue. Trying to hammer something which is brittle into malleability.

No respite from floods in Assam, Bihar; thunderstorm warning issued in Himachal Pradesh
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No respite from floods in Assam, Bihar; thunderstorm warning issued in Himachal Pradesh

The number of people affected by the deluge in Assam increased to nearly 26.38 lakh people while the toll due to floods and landslides reached 123 with one more person dying on Saturday

50-year-old grandmother from Meghalaya clears Class 12 exam, will pursue Bachelors' degree
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50-year-old grandmother from Meghalaya clears Class 12 exam, will pursue Bachelors' degree

Lakyntiew who got married in 1991 has now said she would pursue a Bachelors's degree and take up Khasi as a major subject.

Meghalaya govt says officials, security personnel entering state have to undergo two layers of testing
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Meghalaya govt says officials, security personnel entering state have to undergo two layers of testing

Deputy CM Prestone Tynsong said that the state government will take stringent legal action against violators

Meghalaya village council files FIR against scribe Patricia Mukhim for social media post on assault case
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Meghalaya village council files FIR against scribe Patricia Mukhim for social media post on assault case

Mukhim, the editor of The Shillong Times, had criticised the Lawsohtun village council for failing to identify the "murderous elements" after five boys were attacked at a basketball court in the village on Friday.

In Tilottoma Misra’s High Wind, inter-community relations in North East are explored through intimacy of fiction
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In Tilottoma Misra’s High Wind, inter-community relations in North East are explored through intimacy of fiction

In an interview with Firstpost, High Wind author Tilottoma Misra and translator Udayon Misra talk about the shrinking space for inclusive politics in the North East and the role of books such as this one in challenging those beliefs.