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Maoist have established strong bases in Assam and Meghalaya

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Guwahati, June 07: Maoist has established strong bases in Assam and Meghalaya and continued its recruitment drive in the two North Eastern states.
A top Maoist leader Aklanta Rabha alias Maheshji said on Friday before media in Guwahati, when he was produced before a local court.

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Blacklist CMJ University: HRD Minister

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SHILLONG, June 07: Union Human Resources Development (HRD) Minister Dr MM Pallam Raju on Friday stated that the University Grants Commission (UGC) must blacklist the controversial CMJ University and put up its name in its website informing the public that it is “selling fake PhD degrees all over the country and even abroad”.
“As things stand, all UGC can do is, list the CMJ University in its website stating that this is a university of disrepute giving fraudulent degrees,” Dr Raju told reported on the sideline of a function in a city college.

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Hoobastank to perform in Shillong

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SHILLONG, June 07: Hoobastank, an American based rock band from California, is all set to put the stage on fire on June 29 at Polo ground.
The event is being organized to celebrate the sixth anniversary of city-based magazine 'The North East Today'.
Best known for their hit number 'The reason' in 2003, the band was formed in 1994 and initially started with playing gigs very often.
The band now has Doug Robb as lead vocals, Dan Estrin as lead guitar, Chris Hesse at drums, backing vocals and Jesse Charland as the bass, backing vocals.


 

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Become objective repository needed by Government, planners: Dr Raju to IIM students

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SHILLONG, June 07: Shillong is an ideal place for institutions driven towards capacity building, opined Union HRD Minister Dr. M.M. Pallam Raju during his maiden visit after holding the HRD portfolio since its inception at IIM Shillong on Friday, while urging students to become the objective repository that is needed by Government and planners.
Interacting with the participants at IIM, Dr. Raju said, “You are in such a lovely environment that you can focus and utilize the facilities of the campus to the best of your capabilities. It is an attractive campus to invite faculty, retain faculty, invite visiting professors, invite distinguishes guest lecturers.”

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Student attempts suicide after revelation of CMJ University anomalies’

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Direct Govt to check Univ credentials: KSU to Guv
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SHILLONG, June 07: The effect of revelation of the alleged anomalies in the functioning of the controversial CMJ University, besides its degrees being rendered invalid, has had much serious effect on the students’ wherein a student recently tried to commit suicide.
A delegation of students, which met Governor RS Mooshahary here on Friday, informed that some students from the Jorabat campus have become mentally disturbed and one even tried to commit suicide as their career was in jeopardy.
The delegation of students, headed by Khasi Student’s Union (KSU), President, Daniel Khyriem met the Governor to discuss on the irregularities within CMJ and to find out immediate solution to their problems.

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GNLA – Police engage in brief gun-battle

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Shillong, June 07: Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) militants on Friday had yet another narrow escape after engaging in a brief exchange of fire with Meghalaya police in East Garo Hills.
Sources informed that the encounter took place at about 12.30 pm when a joint team of Meghalaya’s SWAT and CRPF’s CoBRA commandoes were returning after raiding the camp of GNLA C-in-C Sohan D Shira. Though the police team found nothing as the militants had left the said camp just before the arrival of the Police, it was when they were returning.

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KSU, FKJGP stir – up ILP demand to ‘keep out’ doubtful citizens

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SHILLONG, June 06: Khasi Students’ Union (KSU) and Federation of Khasi – Jaintia and Garo People (FKJGP) on Thursday demanded the state government to consider the recommendation of the High Level Committee on Influx (HLCI) on implementation of the Inner Line Permit (ILP) to keep “doubtful citizens” out of the state.

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