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Two held for circulating SMS to kill Himanta

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GUWAHATI, Dec 08 (IANS): Two persons have been arrested here for their involvement in circulating an SMS, offering to kill Assam Health and Education Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma using a bomb, police said on Friday.
Both the arrested persons were employees of Guwahati Medical College and Hospital, police said.

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Protest outside CM’s residence ends abruptly for HYC

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SHILLONG, Dec 08: A protest staged by members of the Hynniewtrep Youth Council (HYC) outside the official residence of Chief Minister, Dr. Mukul Sangma ended rather abruptly when the members of the NGO were summarily rounded up here on Friday.
These members of the HYC were later released after being picked up for ‘illegally’ staging this protest.

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Former DYF prez arrested for murder of policeman

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TURA, Dec 08: Four people were arrested on Thursday in connection with the murder of a policeman in the village of Damas in North Garo Hills (NGH) district.
Sensationally, one of the most well known persons from Damas and the former president of Damas Youth Forum (DYF), Manseng Ch Momin (35) was amongst those arrested for the crime after they brutally beat up a havildar of the 3rd battalion of Jowai, Samson D Sangma, leading to his death. Manseng was also the village sordar as well as president, roles from which he has already been removed.

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Govt welcomes withdrawal of resolution against Speaker

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SHILLONG, Dec 08: While stating that ‘good sense has prevailed’, the Congress – led state government has welcomed the decision of the opposition National People’s Party (NPP) to withdraw its resolution seeking the removal of Speaker, Abu Taher Mondal.
“Good sense prevailed as it is very important for every deliberation in this august house to ultimately have a positive outcome,” Chief Minister, Dr. Mukul Sangma had said in this regard on Friday.

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Mukul compares possible return of turncoats to labour pains

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SHILLONG, Dec 08 (IANS): Meghalaya Chief Minister, Dr. Mukul Sangma on Friday compared the possible return of the rebel Congress legislators ahead of 2018 assembly elections to labour pains.

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