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Fisherman molests, attempts to rape minor

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TURA, May 24:  A new case of crime against women came out from the West Garo Hills region in Danabollonggre. The incident took place on May 18 last, at about 2 PM when a physically handicapped girl was allegedly molested by a fish trader who had tried to offer her biscuits before trying to take advantage of the situation and of her being alone. The incident has shocked the whole neighborhood as the girl is only 14 years old, while also being physically handicapped and suffering from severe epileptic fits. 

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Jeevan Suraksha and Saradha Group, Meghalaya investors swindled

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TURA, May 24: The two chit fund companies - Jeevan Suraksha and Saradha group - that saw major investments from small and medium range investors have been convicted of major fraud and the heads of both have been arrested and are now doing jail time. However, though their duplicitous ways have made news everywhere, very little headway has been made into trying to return the money the people of different states invested into these chit funds. For now though, the people have been left to rue the lack of transparency in the whole process of dissolution of assets and their distribution.

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Stop ‘witch hunting’ our officials: CMJ University to CM

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Shillong, May 23: The Chandra Mohan Jha Foundation, a trustee of the CMJ University, has requested the Meghalaya Chief Minister to personally intervene into the controversy surrounding the Varsity and put a stop to the ‘witch hunt’ against its official by the CID even as it asserted that the University’s Chancellor CM Jha is not absconding but will make himself available at an ‘appropriate time’.

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Stay back and help local artisans: Prof Bhatt to students

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Shillong, May 23: The outgoing students of the National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT), Shillong, were on Thursday told by a fashion veteran to stay back in this picturesque state and work for the upliftment of local artisans and their economy.
Dean of Ambedkar University’s School of Design, Delhi, Prof Jatin Bhatt, who is a veteran in the field of fashion having known to work for almost three decades, called upon the outgoing graduates of Accessory Design, NIFT Shillong, to stay back here and give back what they have learnt.

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SSLC, HSSLC (Arts) pass percentage improves, girls still outrun boys

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SHILLONG, May 23: The Meghalaya Board of School Education (MBOSE) on Thursday declared the results of the Secondary School Leaving Certificate (SSLC) and Higher Secondary School Leaving Certificate (HSSLC) – Arts stream 2013, which has registered improvement in the pass percentage of students compared to previous years.
Purba Mazumdar of St. Mary’s HS School topped the SSLC results with 568 marks followed closely by Megha Manjari of St. Zavier’s Secondary School of Tura who secured 563 marks, Surabhi Roy of St Mary’s and Gunsa Irma Ch Marak of St Xavier’s School Tura shared the third positions with 560 marks.

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Norok is a cold blooded killer: ANVC(B)

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Shillong, May 23: Screaming that Norok is a cold blooded killer, ANVC(B) on Thursday said the militant leader has started a reign of terror in Garo Hills.
Mentionably, Norok has deserted ANVC(B) and floated his own outfit under the banner of United A’chik Liberation Army (UALA).

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MPDA order against Champion set aside by Court

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SHILLONG, May 22: The Shillong High Court on Wednesday set aside the order of West Garo hills district administration to book the Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) Chairman, Champion R Sangma, under Meghalaya Prevention Detention Act (MPDA). According to Court, the district administration had failed to get the approval of the state government before booking the GNLA chief under the MPDA.

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