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Northeast students hold protest over student's death, meet Kejriwal

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New Delhi, Feb 01 (IANS): Angry over the death of an Arunachal Pradesh teen, students from the northeast held a protest in the capital and also met Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal who Saturday assured "exemplary punishment" for the culprits who brutally thrashed the student.
Students from the northeast held a protest at the Lajpat Nagar market in south Delhi where Nido Tania, 19, was mercilessly beaten up by two shopkeepers Wednesday afternoon following a quarrel over his appearance and clothing. He died in a hospital Thursday.
Kejriwal assured the group of students that he will meet Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung and demand action against any police official found guilty in the magisterial probe ordered by the Delhi government.

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Meghalaya finally has its own SDRF

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SHILLONG, Feb 01: After long overdue, Meghalaya Saturday got its special force to tackle disaster situations after two companies of State Disaster Response Force (SDRF) of Meghalaya completed their training under the aegis of National Disaster Response Force (NDRF), Guwahati.
The training for the two companies consisting of 100 personnel was conducted by a twenty- special trainer’s team of the NDRF at Central Training Institute of the Civil Defence and Home Guard at Mawdiangdiang in the city.

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ASUS peace rally today

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Shillong, Feb 01: As a mark of protest against the brutal attack and subsequent murder of Late Nido Tania in Lajpat Nagar – 1 area of South Delhi on Thursday, the Arunachal Students’ Union Shillong (ASUS) will be organizing a peace rally in Shillong on Sunday from 10 am onwards.
“The rally will start from ITBP Headquarter, near Anjalee Petrol Pump, and culminate at Arunachal Bhavan in Cleve Colony,” informed ASUS President, Kakyar Dulom.
The rally is being supported by Khasi Student Union – Central Body, Mizo Students’ Union –Shillong Unit, Naga Student Union–Shillong Unit, All Assam Students’ Union–Shillong Unit, Tripura Student’s Union–Shillong Unit, Manipuri Student’s Union–Shillong Unit, and others.


 

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NESO condemns brutal ‘beating to death’ of Arunachalee student

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Shillong, Feb 01: The North East Students’ Organisation (NESO) has strongly condemned the brutal act of thrashing a 20-year-old college student from Arunachal Pradesh, Nido Tania, to death in Delhi on January 29 last and failure of the Delhi police to protect the student despite the attack being carried out in broad day light at a busy market place, which has heavy presence of police personnel.

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CM interacts with students of Govt – sponsored coaching classes

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AMPATI, Feb 01: Meghalaya Chief Minister Dr. Mukul Sangma interacted with the students of South West Garo Hills (SWGH) District who had enrolled for coaching under Chief Minister’s Career Guidance and Counseling Programme during its inauguration at Ampati Multi Facility Centre on Saturday morning.
Besides graduate and under graduate students aspiring for Civil Services, several SSLC passed candidates for aspiring for banking and government jobs have enrolled for coaching at Ampati centre. The classes for the first batch is commencing on February 5, next.

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