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Flasher beaten up after lewd overtures

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TURA, April 27: A pharmacy worker in the town of Mendipathar in North Garo Hills was bashed up by villagers on Thursday after he allegedly flashed a girl who was passing by.

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Ardent’s call for unity of regional parties strikes a chord

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SHILLONG, April 26: The bugle sounded by the HSPDP president for the regional parties in Meghalaya to come to an understanding to support the ouster of national parties in the upcoming 2018 Assembly Polls has stirred a note of regionalism amongst other prominent regional parties in the state like UDP and KHNAM.
Regional parties of Meghalaya like the United Democratic Party (UDP) and KHNAM are all in affirmative with the idea mooted by HSPDP president Ardent Miller Basaiawmoit to come to a understanding and not field candidates in constituencies where the chance of another regional party to win is high, thereby paving way for the regional parties to triumph in the elections and form the next government.

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Girl escapes rape attempt by step father

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TURA, Apr 26: In another extreme case of sexual depravity, a step father was allegedly beaten up by residents of his own locality after being accused of attempting to rape his own 13 year old step daughter. The incident occurred on Monday at Dobasipara which lies in the outskirts of Tura and has created a huge furore amongst locals of the area.

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HLSC recommends fresh recruitment of Asst LP teachers

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SHILLONG, April 26: The best option for the Meghalaya government is the scrapping of the entire process of selection of candidates for teaching jobs according to the High Level Scrutiny Committee (HLSC) which had probed the alleged 2009 education job scam for appointment of Assistant LP teachers in Meghalaya.
“The only way out for the government would be to perhaps cancel the whole selection process and initiate fresh recruitment drive to all the vacancies,” the HLSC stated in its report.

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Mukul will be the last Congress CM in Meghalaya: BJYM

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SHILLONG, April 26: Exuding confidence about that chances of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the ensuing 2018 state elections in Meghalaya, the youth wing of the saffron party, the Bharatiya Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM) has predicted that the incumbent Chief Minister, Dr. Mukul Sangma will be the last member of the Congress party to occupy this post.

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