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WGH police destroys over 200 ltrs of country liquor

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TURA, May 20: In another bust, more than 200 liters of illicit country liquor was burnt by policemen in the presence of the village head of Kharigaon in West Garo Hills on Sunday.
The raid was conducted on Sunday afternoon after leads from credible sources on the presence of liquor as well as an apparatus to make the liquor in.

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MEPA congratulates Rikynti Marwein for winning Red Ink Award

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SHILLONG, May 20: The Meghalaya Editors’ and Publishers’ Association (MEPA) have applauded Rikynti Marwein, Desk Editor of Highland Post newspaper for winning the prestigious Red Ink Award in Mumbai on May 18, 2018 for her brave, ethical and impartial reporting.
“Marwein’s achievement is a great pride for all the journalists of Meghalaya and also points to the fact that our State has no dearth of journalists who are bound by the call of duty and who cannot be swayed by fear, favour or sentiment,” Monarch Shabong, MEPA President, said in his message issued here on Sunday.


 

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Public annoyed over careless civic workers

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SHILLONG, May 20: The cleaning of lanes, alleys, interior roads and streets in the city by the civic workers has left the public irked and rightly, so. Though these workers are clearing public lanes and roads of the wild vegetation but they are leaving behind the rubbish for the public to deal with.
The accumulated wastes following the cleaning operation are rather rendering the whole exercise futile.

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Mizoram to identify unauthorized villages

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AIZAWL, May 20: Mizoram officials and leaders of Mizo Zirlai Pawl (MZP) will identify illegal or unauthorized villages across the State.
This was decided at the meeting of Mizoram officials and MZP leaders held under the leadership of Local Administration secretary R. Lalramnghaka here last week,  MZP leaders said. The meeting deliberated about unauthorised villages in Lunglei district and Mamit district, they added. MZP leaders informed the meeting that many illegal or unauthorized villages have been established in Lunglei district and Mamit district, which were occupied mainly by “illegal Chakma and Bru immigrants from neighbouring Bangladesh”.

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Truck load of stale chicken, eggs seized in Bengal

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Kolkata, May 20 (IANS): In wake of the uncovering of the sensational carcass meat racket in West Bengal, a truck load of stale chicken and eggs was seized from the state's West Midnapore district, police said on Sunday.
The seizure took place on Saturday night after local residents in Mandirbazar in West Midnapore complained of a foul smell coming from pick-up vehicle in the area.

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