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The Union Government to set up a Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) bottling plant in Meghalaya

The Union Government has sanctioned Rs. 75 crore for setting up a Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) bottling plant in Meghalaya. Meghalaya is the only state in the region which has no bottling plant. The new bottling plant will be constructed at an existing site located in Shillong. A memorandum of understanding was inked between the ..

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Assam Regiment celebrates Platinum Jubilee Ceremony

The Assam Regiment celebrated its 75th Raising Day (Platinum Jubilee). The regiment was raised on 15 June 1941 in Shillong by Lt.Col. Ross Howman. Key facts The Assam Regiment is an infantry regiment of the Indian Army. The regiment was raised to defend Eastern borders of India and counter the threat of the Japanese invasion ..

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India’s first Cherry Blossom Festival to be Celebrated in Shillong

Meghalaya became the first state in the country to start a Cherry Blossom Festival, which is widely celebrated in Japan. The four day festival in Meghalaya will be celebrated between 14-17 November. With the blooming of cherry blossoms, Shillong and the entire East Khasi Hills have turned into pink in this November. This event has ..

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Govt approves for establishing NECTAR

Govt approved for establishing an autonomous organization North-East Centre for Technology Application and Reach (NECTAR) at an estimated cost of Rs 292 crore. It will be established at Shillong and will be completed in 12th Plan period. Objective: The motive behind NECTAR is to promote application of carefully selected technologies originating from the public funded ..

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Current Affairs : November 9, 2011

CBI targets Facebook to take help from netizens The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has joined social networking site Facebook, popularly known as FB to get help from netizens in cracking cases. CBI’s Bhopal unit became the first unit to go online on Facebook. The agency has plans that all the wings based across the ..

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