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Consumption of alcohol in public places prohibited

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SHILLONG, Aug 12: The District Magistrate, West Garo Hills, Tura has issued an order under Section 144 of the Cr PC prohibiting consumption of alcohol in public places, parks, picnic spots, roadside, parking lots, construction sites and thoroughfares, etc.
The District Magistrate has also warned that any person violating the provisions of the rules will be penalized as Public Nuisance under Section 110 of Meghalaya Police Act and a penalty of Rs. 5000/- per person shall be enforced by the Police Administration and in case of repeated offences, additional fines, which may extend to Rs. 15000/- per person.

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Dikki Bandi turns into a garbage dump

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Staff Reporter
Tura, Aug 12: Expected to be the budding ground for sports in the Garo Hills region, the famed Dikki Bandi Stadium in Tura is fast turning into a garbage dump.
The famous landmark follows the likes of Capt Williamson Sangma Point in Hawakhana, the ISBT at Chasingre along with the numerous tourist spots in and around the town of Tura, which have become a haven for drunks and garbage multipliers.
“This is question on our civic sense and how badly we are faring as a society to keep ourselves healthy.

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AR busted temporary camp of NSCN (IM) in Nagaland

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Guwahati, Aug 12 : Assam Rifles troops busted a temporary camp of NSCN (IM) in Nagaland’s Peren district.
According to the reports, based on specific information regarding presence of armed NSCN (IM) militants in general area New Ngaolong of Peren district,  Jalukie Battalion of Assam Rifles launched a search at the area.
A top official of Assam Rifles said that, the column during search,  noticed presence of a group of 10-15 NSCN (IM) militants in a temporary camp, which is a noticeable violation of Ceasefire Ground Rules (CFGR).

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Songs and dances marked pre Ind Day celebration

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SHILLONG, Aug 12: Dances and songs by the students marked the pre-Independence Day celebration of Mother’s School at the auditorium hall of Sri Aurobindo Institute of Indian Culture (SAIIC) here on Saturday afternoon. Various programmes performed by the students of the school were the major attractions of the moment.
 A group dance by the students of play class and another by the students of pre-nursery class on a theme from the Bollywood movie, Taare Zameen Par - based on a dyslexic child - was one of the major attractions of the celebration. The students of Nursery and KG classes also presented dances besides two dance recitals by guest artist, Tania Barua, Shruti and her mother. A Khasi dance was rendered by Alethia and Haniel preceded by a Bihu dance by Ayushi Hazarika.

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Naga Hoho on Arunachal Naga situation

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DIMAPUR, AUG 12: The Naga Hoho has expressed unhappiness on the situation of Nagas in Arunachal Pradesh saying that “different Indian agencies” have been working against the Naga people’s interest.
 The Naga Hoho said today that it is upset to see the present political scenario currently encountered by the Nagas in Arunachal Pradesh created by different Indian agencies.  

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