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Businessman drags police officer to court

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SHILLONG, Sept 14: A South West Khasi hills district businessman Hari Sarkar has petition to the ADM Court at Mawkyrwat demanding legal action against the officer in-charge of Borsora police outpost for alleged “atrocities” and “favoritism”.
Speaking to reporters here on Saturday, Sarkar’s counsel PK Bora said, “A petition against the atrocities and favouritism by the Sub-Inspector (SI) Bablu R Marak was filed with the district court of ADM on August last for legal action.”

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Catching on napping time

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Convener of Sub-Committee, Press Council of India (PCI), Kosuri Amarnath (extreme right), taking a nap while the Meghalaya media fraternity, consisting of journalists and managements, was airing their security concerns while discharging their respective duties on Friday here.


 

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PCI committee appalled by media’s quandary in Meghalaya

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SHILLONG, Sept 13: Meghalaya journalists on Friday raised issues relating to their safety and security and said that they are intimidated by members of “organisations” and also the Government from time to time, during a discussion with members from the Press Council of India (PCI) here.
A subcommittee of the Press Council of India (PCI) is touring the country to hear about issues related to journalists’ safety and security. The report of the committee would be compiled in the next six months before sending it to the Parliament for further action.

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No detention, no exams for students soon

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SHILLONG, Sept 13: Meghalaya Deputy Chief Minister in charge Education, Dr RC Laloo on Friday informed that state government would soon implement the ‘Continuous and Comprehensive Evaluation (CCE)’ to replace the annual examination system usually practiced in schools.
“There will be no detention or in other words no examination would be required once the CCE is implemented,” Dr Laloo said here.

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Death for gang-rapists, nation applauds

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New Delhi, Sept 13 (IANS): A judge Friday took just a few minutes to sentence four men to death for the pitiless gang-rape of a young woman in Delhi last December resulting in her death, a verdict that was applauded across the nation.
Additional Sessions Judge Yogesh Khanna, who presided over a fast-track court that finished the trial in seven months, said their "hair rising beastly and unparalleled behaviour" definitely qualified it as one of the "rarest of rare cases".

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Two cadres of new Garo outfit nabbed

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Shillong, Sept 13: There was an exchange of fire between Tura police and a new militant outfit christened A’chik Matgrik Liberation Front (AMLF) at Oragitok under Rongram Police Out Post on Friday.

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WGH DC office fiasco: Administration targets 100 people’s arrest

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Tura, Sept 13: A day after the withdrawal of the bandh called by the GHSMC, life began to get back to normal for the residents of Tura. However, a few surprises are still in store if the words of the Deputy Commissioner (DC) of West Garo Hills (WGH) are anything to go by. With video analysis available as well as the confessions of many of the arrested activists, the administration is targeting as many as 100 people who barged into the DC office and tried to disrupt work.

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