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Internet existed during Mahabharata era: Tripura CM

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AGARTALA, April 18 (IANS): Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb on Tuesday claimed that Internet and satellite communication existed in the days of Mahabharata.
“Internet and satellite communication had existed in the days of Mahabharata. Sanjaya (the charioteer of king Dhritarashtra) using the technology gave a detailed account and description to the blind king about the battle of Kurukshetra,” Deb said while inaugurating a two-day workshop on computerisation of Public Distribution System (PDS).

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JFA expresses shock over attack at journalist’s residence

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GUWAHATI, April 18: Journalists’ Forum Assam (JFA) has expressed its shock over the incident of attack at senior journalist, Patricia Mukhim’s residence and has urged the State government in Shillong to book the perpetrators, who threw a kerosene bomb targeting her bedroom windows on Tuesday (17 April 2018) evening.
The editor of Meghalaya’s prominent English daily newspaper The Shillong Times, narrated the incident in her facebook account last evening, “My home attacked with petrol bomb today at 8.35 pm. I am shocked. Those who did this ugly deed need to be arrested. I heard the explosion and saw the flames rising. It’s a terrible feeling.”

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Govt to expedite completion of Crowborough Hotel

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SHILLONG, April 18: The Meghalaya Democratic Alliance (MDA) government will ensure that the long long pending Crowborough Hotel in Shillong is completed on time and in this regard, Tourism Minister Metbah Lyngdoh will soon convene a review meeting on the issue.

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EGH SP seeks public cooperation

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SHILLONG, April 18: East Garo Hills Superintendent of Police (SP), Ringrang TG Momin hasinformed that an enquiry or investigation had been conducted by the Police into the death of Md. Rezaul Karim Ahmed who was killed by the unidentified persons for his alleged sexual assault of a minor girl. 
Accordingly, the SP had asked the members of the general public having any knowledge or evidence in any form to depose before the Investigating Officer (IO), SN Thakur, Sub-Inspector, on or before May 14 next.


 

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TUR to hold dialogue on issues of concern

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SHILLONG, April 18: Thma U Rangli Juki (TUR) will be organizing a dialogue to unite voices against Hate Crimes, Moral Policing & Violence Against Women & Children.
This dialogue, to which all concerned citizens have been invited, will be held on April 21 next at 2 pm at Bethany Society Hall (opposite Bansara eye clinic), Laitumkhrah, Shillong.

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