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One arrested for illegal collection

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SHILLONG, May 31: Police on Friday apprehended a person on the charges of illegally collecting money in different parts of the city in the name of Helen Giri for a musical band – ‘Chronicle Cripeer’.

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PM elected for the fifth term to Rajya Sabha from Assam

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GUWAHATI, May 30: Legislators of Assam on Thursday elected Prime Minister of India Dr Manmohan Singh to Rajya Sabha for the fifth consecutive term.
"It is a great honour for me that the people of Assam, through their elected representatives in the state's legislative assembly, have given me an opportunity to serve them again," said the prime minister, who is in Thailand.

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Shillong airport expansion: Land owners yet to be compensated

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SHILLONG, May 30: The land owners and a school management who willingly have parted away with their lands in view of the expansion of Shillong Airport project at Umroi in Ri Bhoi district have expressed displeasure over the failure of the state government to release the compensation amount for their lands.
The Dorbar Shnong of Umden Mission taking cognizance on the matter demanded the state government to find ways and means to clear the compensation at the earliest.

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I have challenged Mukul personally: Tennydard

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Shillong, May 30: Tennydard M Marak, who is the President of Williamnagar Block Youth Congress Committee but is now more popular for filing an application seeking cancellation of Chief Minister Dr Mukul Sangma’s Caste Certificate, has clarified that he has done so in the interest of the Garo Community.

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Arunachal features in Lonely Planet Travel Magazine

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Itanagar, May 30 (PTI): Arunachal Pradesh has earned a rare distinction by making it to the BBC's Lonely Planet Travel magazine's 'Top 21 under-the-radar destinations of the world', state Tourism Parliamentary Secretary P D Sona said here on Thursday.
The list, exclusively featuring the less explored and unconventional tourist destinations of the world, was released on May 9 last and compiled by Rory Goulding, Editorial Assistant of the magazine.

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