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Mega Icon Kalam remembered on birth anniversary

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SHILLONG, Oct 15: IIM Shillong paid tribute to the missile man of India, Dr. A P J Abdul Kalam on Monday to commemorate his 87th birth anniversary. The planned event was preceded with a fun-filled day organized under the Nurturing Minds initiative for school children present from in and around the campus on October 13, followed by special screening of his documentary offered by National Geographic.

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MPCA to assist people opting out of Aadhar enrolment

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SHILLONG, Oct 15: People of Meghalaya opting out of Aadhar enrolment can avail of the aid provided by the Meghalaya Peoples’ Committee on Aadhaar (MPCA) which has decided to facilitate people taking this decision.
The decision was taken at a public meeting held at the Khasi National Durbar Hall, Mawkhar here in the city on Monday.
MPCA leader Rev PBM Basaiawmoit informed that the meeting has decided to begin the opting out from Aadhaar enrolment.

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PWD holds JGPC authority responsible for wall collapse

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SHILLONG, Oct 15: The Public Works Department (PWD) has held the authority of the Jowai Government Public School responsible for the collapse of a brick wall while claiming that the college authority had failed to heed its advice regarding earth filing work behind the said wall.
In a statement issued here on Monday, PWD (Buildings) chief engineer F Marbaniang said that the school authority through its school development fund (SDF) have done some levelling work behind the school building and the filling work behind the brick wall fencing without informing nor consulting the department before executing the work.

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Shiv Sena threatens mass suicides if women enter Sabarimala

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Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 13 (IANS): The Kerala unit of Shiv Sena on Saturday threatened to stage mass suicides if women in 10-50 age group are allowed to enter the Sabarimala temple in Kerala.
P. Aji, a senior Shiv Sena leader, told IANS here that their "suicide squads" comprising men and women above 50 are ready for the supreme sacrifice.
"Our members will be stationed at various places in and around the (Sabarimala) temple and if any woman not supposed to enter the temple is granted get access, then their suicide squad members will take their lives," warned Aji.

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4 injured in Assam blast

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GUWAHATI, Oct 13 (IANS): A explosion ripped through the bustling Pan Bazaar area here on Saturday injuring at least four people, police said.
The explosion took place near Sukreswar Temple in the city’s Pan Bazaar area that houses the High Court building, the Deputy Commissioner’s Office and other important buildings.

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