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DCPO asks DSEO for inquiry report in expulsion case of 3 students

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TURA, Oct 12: The North Garo Hills (NGH) District Child Protection Officer (DCPO) has sought an inquiry report into the case of 3 students being expelled from the Depa Secondary School near Dainadubi in the district. The DCPO has sought the inquiry to be done by the District School Education Officer (DSEO) and provided a time of 5 days for filing of the report.
The order seeking an inquiry from the DSEO comes in the wake of a complaint by the Achik Indigenous Justice Initiative Forum (AIJIF) who lodged a complaint with the DCPO on the violation of RTE by the school authorities. The NGO had submitted the complaint 2 days ago following which the DCPO paid a visit to the school.

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Dohling for shifting of Jhalupara Police Outpost

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SHILLONG, Oct 12: Meghalaya’s Urban Affairs Minister, Hamletson Dohling has proposed the shifting of the police outpost located in the Jhalupara locality in the city.
After inspecting a plot of land near Umshyrpi bridge here on Friday, Dohling said that the plot of land has been identified for the construction of the office of the police outpost which is presently functioning from Jhalupara.

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Court dismisses petition filed by Nurul Islam

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SHILLONG, Oct 12: The Meghalaya High Court has directed that an appropriate order should be passed within 4 weeks with regard to the Nurul Islam case wherein the former police official has been accused of having raped a 14 year old inside the Ampati police station in 2013.
In its judgement passed here on Friday, Chief Justice Mohammad Yaqoob Mir said, “…this petition is taken up for final disposal at its threshold stage, as such is disposed of with a direction to make it known to the petitioner as to what has happened to the two representations, in case considered or otherwise, any disciplinary proceeding has been conducted and any order thereon has been passed, copies of the same shall be furnished to the petitioner.”

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Normalcy returns to Manipur University

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IMPHAL, Oct 12: Normalcy has returned in Manipur University after the intervention of the High Court of Manipur.
On Friday, the agitating organizations - Manipur University Student Union (MUSU), Manipur University Teacher Association (MUTA) and Manipur University Staff Association (MUSA) welcomed the newly appointed Administrator of Manipur University.

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Durga puja celebrations to see over 230 puja pandals

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SHILLONG, Oct 12: As part of the observance of Durga Puja this year, Meghalaya will see the setting up of over 230 puja pandals in various localities of the city as has been informed by the Central Puja Committee (CPC) on Friday.
While 112 pandals will be set up across the four districts of Khasi Hills region, a total of 109 in Garo Hills region and 11 in Jaintia Hills, a region which is home of a century old Durga temple in Nartiang.
The celebration will begin with the committee’s annual Get-together of Harmony on October 13 where the Governor Tathagata Roy will address an all faith meet at Stony land, Dhankheti, Shillong, said the general secretary of CPC, JL Das.

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