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Fake IPS officer with PSO apprehended

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SHILLONG, March 04: A fake senior Indian Police Service (IPS) officer and his self-styled Personal Security Officer (PSO) Tuesday ended up in police dragnet.
Addressing reporters, East Khasi Hills District SP M Kharkrang informed that one Sabyasachi Pal Chowdhury (52) alias Baba who has been impersonating as a senior IPS police official along with his self-styled PSO Amit Sen was arrested Tuesday from Brinbon Mansions in Laitumkhrah in the city.

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District Councils’ jurisdiction brought under Meghalaya High Court

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SHILLONG, March 04: The jurisdiction of Meghalaya High Court has now been increased to also cover District Councils in state.
Earlier, the jurisdiction over district council in respect of High Court was within the Guahati High Court.
“But having got our new High Court, the jurisdiction is required to be now brought under the purview of the Meghalaya High Court and cabinet has approved it,” Chief Minister Dr Mukul Sangma informed.

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Film association hopeful for State’s assistance

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SHILLONG, March 04: The Meghalaya Film Maker’s Association has expressed appreciation to the government of Meghalaya for organising a film festival particularly for giving the opportunity to hundreds of Directors, Producers and Artists from all over the state.
Also for which the film fest enables artists to participate in the workshop on film making, acting and directing and also for providing a platform to interact with the directors and stars from Bollywood, Chennai and Assam.

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Dual voter’s story: WGH DC orders inquiry to involve both states

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TURA, March 04: The saga of dual voters, which was brought out by the FKJGP, Phulbari circle happened to be an eye opener for the people of West Garo Hills region. The fact that one of the dual voters happened to be the General Secretary of a VEC made things even more shocking.
Taking stock of the situation, the DC of West Garo Hills, Pravin Bakshi stated in a release that the matter was now under investigation and they would await a final result of the findings.

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Meghalaya Government to support growth of film industry

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SHILLONG, March 04: The Government of Meghalaya and Government of India, through their respective Department of Information and Public Relations and Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, have ambitious aims to see the growth of the film industry in the state, as well as the North East as a whole.
At a special seminar as part of the Indian Panorama Film Festival, it was announced that, I&B Ministry, along with the state government, plans to have an annual film festival in the city.

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