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Conrad urges Goyal for more railway projects in Meghalaya

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SHILLONG, Sep 20: Tura MP, Conrad Sangma has urged Union Railways Minister, Piyush Goyal for more railway projects in Meghalaya when he called on him at New Delhi on Wednesday.
During the course of the visit, Sangma appraised Goyal of Mendipathar Railway station and the service which was running there and how it had economically impacted the lives of the local people in and around the region. 

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7 year old minors raped by step father

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TURA, Sep 20: In another shocker, twin girls, aged about 7 years, were allegedly sexually assaulted by their step father in the village of Cheran Songgital in East Garo Hills (EGH).

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Questions raised after absconder gets anticipatory bail

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TURA, Sep 20: Questions have been raised over police inaction after an absconder, Siljohn N Sangma, who has been accused of duping a woman from the town of Resubelpara in North Garo Hills (NGH), was given anticipatory bail despite the accused absconding from the police. The case falls under Resubelpara PS which came under severe criticism.

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Man absconds with hired cars

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SHILLONG, Sep 20: Acting on complaints filed by the victims of a new kind of fraud, police have recovered four vehicles from Manipur which were taken on hire in Meghalaya.
Informing this here on Wednesday, Superintendent of Police (SP) (City), Vivek Syiem said that recently four cases have been registered at Rynjah Police Station whereby one Thiyam Anand Kumar Singh of Imphal, Manipur had taken 11 high-end vehicles which were taken out by the owners from showroom on Car Finance, on hire, for the purpose of the recent elections at Manipur. The vehicles were however not returned.

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BJP takes to the streets, highlights ‘irregularities’ under Congress rule

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SHILLONG, Sep 20: In an attempt to highlight what it termed as ‘scams and irregularities’ under the Congress led state government, the state youth wing of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) staged an anti – corruption protest rally in the city on Wednesday.
The 2009 education job scam unearthed by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), irregularities in electricity bill, deplorable road conditions and others were raised during the protest held at the parking lot near the Additional Secretariat.

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