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CMJ University Scam: Registrar arrested, Dy Registrar in Hospital

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SHILLONG, May 10: After the arrest of Dy Registrar, the CID on Friday evening arrested the Registrar of CMJ University on charges of issuing fake certificates to students.
This is the second arrest that state CID has made in connection with the various anomalies in CMJ University’s functioning detected by the Meghalaya Governor RS Mooshahary, who is the Visitor to the University. Governor’s Secretariat has also filed an FIR in this connection, following which CID took over the investigation from police.

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Police nabs ANVC(B) cadre

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Shillong, May 10: Police on Friday nabbed an ANVC(B) cadre from Williamnangar in East Garo Hills and seized cash and arms from him.
East Garo Hills Superintendent of Police, JFK Marak said the ANVC(B) cadre, identified as Wesefild C Marak (27), was arrested by Williamnagar police and CRPF from Williamnagar Bazaar on Friday at about 8 pm.
He informed that one 9 mm pistol and five live rounds and Rs 60,000 cash were recovered from him.


 

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KSU withdraws night road blockade

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SHILLONG, May 09: The Khasi Students’ Union (KSU) on Thursday called off the two-day night road blockade slated for May 10 and May 11 following release of its two arrested members by the Court.
The decision was taken at the central executive committee (CEC) meeting of the KSU held here on Thursday evening.
“We have decided to withdraw our proposed agitational programme after the Court has released our members,” KSU president Daniel Khyriem told reporters.

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Court convicts two drug peddlers

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SHILLONG, May 09: The Court of Special Judges Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act, on Thursday convicted two drug peddlers and sentenced one of them to 10 years imprisonment with a fine of Rs 1 lakh in connection with a 2011 case.
The duo has been identified as Krishna Bahadur Thapa (46) and Lalhlimpui Khangte (22) from Aizawl, Mizoram.

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CMJ University’s Dy Registrar arrested, anticipatory bail of ‘Chancellor’ rejected

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SHILLONG, May 09: Criminal Investigation Department (CID) on Thursday arrested CMJ University’s Deputy Registrar Dr Premlal Rai on charges of issuing fake certificates to students while the anticipatory bail application of University’s controversial Chancellor CM Jha was rejected by the district session court here.

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Govt assures to extend merit list, candidates withdraw hunger strike

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SHILLONG, May 09: Under pressure, the State government on Thursday assured to extend the merit list of the 209 qualified DSC candidates to 6 months, following which the candidates decided to immediately withdraw their indefinite hunger strike.

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Unique Shillong literary fest takes off in style

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SHILLONG, May 09: The second Creative Arts Literature and Music – ‘CALM’ Festival kick-started in Shillong on Thursday and drew eminent scholars and artists from across the country who have called the event as ‘unique’ and a right kind of platform to expose the hidden talents of the youths from the state.

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