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Three persons injured in separate road accidents

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SHILLONG, March 05: A truck bearing registration number (AS 25C – 1497) heading towards Guwahati from Shillong hit another truck (JK02AU – 1971) parked in the side of the road near Deputy Commissioner Office at Nongpoh on Tuesday at around 2am.

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The ‘slip-ups’ that defeated many heavy weights in 2013 election

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Shillong, March 04: With the Meghalaya 2013 legislative Assembly polls over, most regional parties are still doing the post – mortem of how they fared so poorly against the Indian National Congress (INC). While none of the regional parties in state cold touch the double digit figure in terms of winning assembly seats, INC alone secured 29 seats including four women.
After INC, only the independent candidates garnered most number of seats by winning 13 seats. 

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Mukul’s 2nd inning as CM begins today

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SHILLONG, March 04: Dr Mukul Sangma, who orchestrated the record breaking victory for the Congress party in the recently concluded Meghalaya General Election, will be sworn in as the next Chief Minister for the second consecutive term on Tuesday at Raj Bhavan here.
Meghalaya 2013 polls to legislative Assembly saw Congress break all records by securing 29 seats in the House of 60, falling just two short from attaining absolute majority and forming government by itself.

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KHADC tables Rs 15.96 crore budget for 3 months

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SHILLONG, March 04: Khasi Hills Autonomous District Council (KHADC) Chief Executive Member (CEM), Pynshngainlang N Syiem on Monday presented the budget allocation of Rs 15.96 crore at the first day of the Budget session of the council here.
However, the budget was allocated only for three months (vote on account) due to reason that the full budget allocation for 2013 – 2014 cannot be calculated until the financial year ending.

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Twin quakes jolt Shillong city

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Shillong, March 04: An earthquake measuring 3.2 on Richter scale jolted Shillong and other areas in the East Khasi Hills district on Monday evening.
The mild intensity quake rattled the Shillong at about 5 pm.

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