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One killed, 2 injured in road accident

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SHILLONG, Jan 10: A Maruti Alto bearing registration number (MLO5D – 7518) which was proceeding towards Tura from Williamnagar via Baghmara overturned on a turning at Kherapara – Rimrangpara Junction under Dalu Block, West Garo Hills on Wednesday at around 8 pm.
The 108 Emergency Service Ambulance helped in shifting Lathing R. Marak (28) and Willing M. Sangma (26) to Kherapara PHC.
One middle aged male Sengram Sangma died on the spot due to accident.


 

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Dorbar Shnong requests reconsideration of Claudia’s transfer order

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SHILLONG, Jan 10: The Umiam Dorbar Shnong has expressed shock and surprise at the sudden decision of the government to transfer Superintendent of Police (SP), Ri Bhoi, Claudia Lyngwa, from the district.
Umiam Dorbar Shnong Secretary, Pahara Donbar, said Lyngwa has been a great inspiration to the uniformed personnel and civilians, having been able to successfully deal with the inconveniences of traffic caused by the expansion of the highway.
Amidst the presence of a mixed population and being an industrial estate, the areas under the Dorbar have shown great improvement in terms of the semblance of safety and security, he added.

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Film fest on nuclear energy begins in pine city

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SHILLONG, Jan 10: The two-day ‘Uranium Film festival-travelling India’ on Thursday kick started at Majestic Hotel in the pine city organized by the Khasi students Union.
On the first day of the festival altogether seven films were screened.

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Shillong quivers under cold

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A thick layer of frost covers the grass and roof of a car on Wednesday morning in Shillong city as temperature dipped to 2 degree Celsius. The previous day, the minimum temperature was recorded at 2.7 degree Celsius. The minimum temperature is expected to remain the same or dip further in the coming days as Shillong quivers under a chilly winter this year.


 

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Women leaders call for special legislations

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SHILLONG, Jan 09: Women leaders in the state Wednesday submitted their four charter suggestions to the state government to prevent and tackle crimes against women in the state.
“A Directorate of Prosecution should be established focusing specifically on crimes against women and having legal counsels specially trained on women related laws including criminal law and procedures pertaining to rape and other crimes against women and children,” the women organizations said in a memorandum to the Chief Minister Dr Mukul Sangma on Wednesday.

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