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School bus smashes into trucks

Posted in June 2012

Staff Reporter
SHILLONG, June 01:
About thirty school students escaped unhurt when their school bus rammed into an empty truck at Mawblei here on Friday.
Source informed that the incident occurred after the school bus which belonged to the army bearing registration number 99D124677E while coming from Laitkor central school, lost control and dashed into an empty truck (ML 04 A 8955) after which it toppled down the slope.
It is alleged that the driver of the school bus, S K Basumatary, was under the influence of alcohol.
A case has been referred to Military Police.


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BSF in aid of border population

Posted in June 2012

Our Bureau
Shillong, June 01:
BSF organized a Civic Action Programme on Friday in the Border areas of Sibbari and Rongra in South Garo Hills district of Meghalaya.
The programme was chaired by IPS, IG BSF Meghalaya Frontier, Sudesh Kumar.
The Nukmas of all the villages and local prominent leaders/Officials like, MCS, Extra Asstt. Commissioner, SGH, Florina Boro, BDO, Rongra, TCH Marak, SDO, Baghmara, Kamal G Momen, Principals of all schools and Doctors and other officials of the State administration also chaired the programme along with the IG BSF.

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9th Literary Award 2012 in collaboration with Govt of Meghalaya

Posted in June 2012

Our Bureau
Shillong, June 01:
Raid Laban Sports, Social and Cultural Organization, Shillong is presenting the students with Literary Award for their achievement in the various examination such as SSLC/HSSLC/ICSE/CBSE/Degree/University during the academic year 2012 who have excelled in their relevant exams securing 1st Division and above, said the Education Secretary, L Marwein.

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CM to attend AICC meeting

Posted in June 2012

Our Bureau
Shillong, June 01:
Chief Minister of Meghalaya, Dr Mukul Sangma and PCC President, Dr DD Lapang will be attending the extended CWC meeting of the All India congress Committee.
The meeting will be held on Monday at New Delhi.


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CHILDLINE: 11 years down, miles to go…

Posted in June 2012

Avinash Pradhan
SHILLONG, June 01:
Even after 11 years of journey, the road for ‘CHILDLINE’ in Meghalaya still seems rough and shaky as the state government has not rendered any financial aid to the services provided by the CHILDLINE, besides having small staff.
The CHILDLINE service (1098) a toll free number providing variety of linkages among the allied system, institutions such as Police, Health care, Education, Social Welfare, Labour Department, child care NGO’s, the BSNL, Private Telecom Operators, Print and Electronic Media, Dorbar Shnongs, Concerned Adults who has been involved with CHILDLINE in some way or the other and local State and Central Government.

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