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High alert sounded, Meghalaya safer: Police IG

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Shillong, Feb 25: Though high alert has been sounded in all the North Eastern states by Union Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) following the Hyderabad terror attack which left 16 dead and 117 injured, Meghalaya police feels that the state is seemingly ‘safer’ as it does not foresee any external terror attack.

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Rahul Gandhi meets Congress leaders from northeast

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New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS): Continuing his sessions with state leaders, Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi Monday interacted with chief ministers, state unit chiefs and legislative party leaders from six northeastern states on strengthening the party ahead of the 2014 general elections.
"There were some common issues of the region... political situation in each state was discussed besides issues related to organisation," Congress general secretary Janardan Dwivedi told reporters after the meeting that lasted two and a half hours.

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'Argo' bags best film Oscar

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Los Angeles, Feb 25 (IANS): US First Lady Michelle Obama announced Ben Affleck's directorial venture "Argo" as the best film at the 85th Academy Awards here Sunday night.
Michelle Obama introduced the nominations and the winner via a video conference from White House. The team of "Argo" - co-producers Grant Heslov, Ben Affleck and George Clooney - collected the trophy.

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PM seeks Mizo CM's opinion on Naga issue

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AIZAWL, Feb 25: Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh's concern on the Naga political issue became open when he asked about the opinion of Mizoram chief minister Lal Thanhawla on the Naga issue in New Delhi on Monday.

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Assam Garos give ultimatum to Dispur

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Shillong, Feb 25: Dispur has yet again been warned by the Garo communities in Assam.
The Garos under the banner of All Assam Garo National Council (AAGNC) has opposed the inclusion of Garo dominated villages in Rabha – Hasong Autonomous Council (RHAC).

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