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Dana Sangma’s answer sheets sent to Forensic Lab

Posted in April 2012

Staff Reporter
SHILLONG, Apr 28:
According to the sources the answer sheets of Dana Sangma has been sent to the forensic laboratory at Madhuban to clarify who wrote what on it and check for other details.
This came immediately after registering a case under the Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe (Prevention of Atrocities) Act apart from a case under Section 306 (abetment to suicide) of the IPC against Amity University in connection with the suicide of Meghalaya Chief Minister Dr. Mukul Sangma’s niece Dana Silva M Sangma.
Though police has made little headway into the investigation so far, they are exploring all options and leaving no stone unturned to unravel the mysterious suicide of 21 years old Dana, sources added.

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Don’t just change name, completely remove Special Counter: NGOs

Posted in April 2012

Staff Reporter
Shillong, Apr 28:
Expressing dissatisfaction over the decision of the Government to replace the special enrolment counters at the DC and Sub-divisional offices in the state by a facilitation cell at the office of the Addl District Magistrates, the conglomerate of three NGOs Saturday argued that their demands are to fully do away with the Special Counter.

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Good, upright, educated youths urged to join politics

Posted in April 2012

Staff Reporter
SHILLONG, Apr 28:
On Friday, a workshop under the aegis of the Catholic Religion of India (CRI) Shillong Unit was organized. The significance of involvement of youths in the civic life and their contribution to the growth and development of the society was advocated at the workshop.
Nearly 200 students representing 24 high and higher secondary schools from class IX to XII participated on the occasion. Hymns marked by scriptures on power point and rendition of beautiful songs by local school students marked the occasion.

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Xperience adrenaline rush at Country’s Longest Motocross track in Meghalaya

Posted in April 2012

Staff Reporter
SHILLONG, Apr 28:
With adrenaline pumping and pushing riders and drivers to do things to the Xtreme, the love of the sport has also gripped the pine city as ‘Motocross’ lovers showcase their talent behind the wheels.
“Streets-Squads” a group formed by such adrenaline pumped youths has brain child one of the most difficult ‘motocross’ tracks and the longest motocross tracks in the country, here in the pines.

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NGOs demand voter enrolment at traditional body level

Posted in April 2012

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Shillong, Apr 27:
The conglomeration of three NGOs Friday demanded that enrolment of genuine voters should be held at the traditional body level to ensure that "dubious" voters do not get enrolled in the election book.
KSU President Daniel Khyriem stated “We demand that enrolment of genuine voters should be held at the traditional body level to ensure that ‘dubious’ voters do not get enrolled in the election book” while interacting with the pressmen here.

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