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Local Khasi cuisine wins award

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SHILLONG, Feb 26: The group from Meghalaya that had left for the Assam Youth Festival for North East 2013 has returned along with the winning title of the Best Food Stall Award.

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MLA’s son arrested for involvement in drugs racket

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IMPHAL, Feb 26: Manipur Police have arrested an MLA’s son after interrogating Army Colonel Ajay Choudhury and his five other acquaintances. Police also recovered huge quantity of drugs from the MLA's private residence.
After receiving inputs Manipur police swooped down to the MLA's house late on Monday night and arrested senior Congress MLA TN Haokip's son identified as one Saikholen Haokip (35) and recovered 4 huge cartons of drugs containing 2316 strips at 10 pm from the MLA's private house located at Fifth Avenue, Deulahlane in Imphal.

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Drugs haul by BSF in Phulbari

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SHILLONG, Feb 26: Reacting on specific inputs, BSF troops deployed in Phulbari area in West Garo Hills district seized huge amount of drugs on Monday, while its was being smuggled out, officials said.

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Tough battle ahead for Meghalaya’s coveted ‘Musical Chair’

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Shillong, Feb 25: As exit polls do the rounds on who will win from which constituency and which party(s) will form the next state government, talks are already ripe on who will grab the Chief Minister’s chair. 
Political analysts are already predicting probable winners from various constituencies and how each candidate will contribute in choosing Meghalaya’s next CM.

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Cash, tax records gutted by fire at Shillong DTO

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SHILLONG, Feb 25: A massive fire destroyed several thousand important documents at the Shillong District Transport Office (DTO) here in the wee hours of Monday morning.
The incident that took place at around 1.30 am has destroyed at least three rooms including a strong room of the DTO office which contain cash and tax records beside others, officials said.

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