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BJP urges Centre to impose AFSPA in Tripura

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AGARTALA, June 26 (IANS): Citing last week’s clashes with CPI-M workers, the BJP on Monday demanded the imposition of AFSPA in Tripura while the ruling Left accused it of unleashing hostility to discredit the government in view of next year’s assembly polls.
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) raised the demand for promulgation of the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act (AFSPA) following clashes between its workers and those of the ruling Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) in a few places in southern Tripura since last week.

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Tripura duo nabbed with 41 kgs of ganja

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SHILLONG, June 26: Possession of 41 kgs of cannabis which is locally known as ganja has landed two young men from Tripura in serious trouble with the law.

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Dak Bangla star aspiring for Bollywood role

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SHILLONG, June 26: Buoyed by her award winning role in the first Khasi horror movie ‘Dak Bangla’, Shillong based actress Sylviana Lyngdoh Mawlong is keen to test here acting prowess in a mainstream Bollywood movie.
“It is my dream to go to Bollywood,” 15 year old Sylviana said while sharing her thoughts on her achievement in a press conference held at the Shillong Press Club here on Monday.
Hailing from a remote village in West Khasi Hills (WKH) district, the teenager is studying in Class VII at Domkor RC Upper Primary School, at Mairang Bah.

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Mary Khyriem crowned Sunsilk Mega Miss North East

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GUWAHATI, June 26: In front of approximately 900 spectators from all across the north-eastern region, Mary Khyriem from Shillong, Meghalaya was crowned the 15th Sunsilk Mega Miss North East 2017 at the ITA Cultural Complex, Machkhowa on Sunday evening.
The contestants travelled to Guwahati for almost a week of activities which included grooming and training sessions conducted by Contestant Directors of Mega Entertainment Juhi Gogoi and Jessica Marbaniang, followed by rehearsals, leading up to the Grand Finale of the pageant.

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City to be better connected with Shillong Peak

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SHILLONG, June 26: People who wish to trek to Shillong Peak here will soon be able to do this using a cobbled path which will soon come up from Lumparing to this scenic view point.
In this regard, the foundation stone of this cobbled footpath was laid by South Shillong legislator, Sanbor Shullai on Monday.
This foundation stone laying ceremony was jointly organized by the Monitoring Cum Implementation Committee (MCIC) and the Dorbar Shnong of Upper Lumparing on Monday. Under this project, a Link Road from Lumsohphoh connecting the turning point from the existing PWD Road upto Buddhist Temple at Upper Lumparing will also be constructed soon.

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