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WGH District Administration institutes second Magisterial inquiry into false rumors

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Shillong, July 04: The District Administration of West Garo Hills (WGH) has on Thursday instituted another Magisterial inquiry into false and malicious rumor mongering by motivated anti-social interests who have been circulating vicious and inflammatory SMSes to instigate communal tension.

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Miscreants try to aggravate communally surcharged atmosphere

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Tura, July 04: The town of Mankachar, which has been affected by the deaths of two people recently and has been dealing with quite a few problems internally, saw a communal clash that somehow still managed its positives.

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Meghalaya High Court finally ‘admits’ petition challenging Governor’s directive

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SHILLONG, July 03: With new Governor announced for Meghalaya, it seems tables have finally turned for the CMJ University. In a strange twist to the role of Court in CMJ University controversy, the Meghalaya High Court has ‘admitted’ the petition filed by Chandra Mohan Jha (CMJ) Foundation challenging the recommendation of the outgoing Governor RS Mooshahary for “dissolution” of the Varsity.

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NGOs decry death of innocent people, ask for security

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TURA, July 03: The recent gruesome murder of a young boy and an elderly teacher has shaken the foundation of the people of the region. The act was decried by all sections of people of the region and loud discussions were held to see if there was a solution for the problem at hand and ways to rectify the current crisis. NGOs of the region have spoken in unison about what they thought was not excusable and wanted ask the administration as to how much more the people of the region would have to wait for protection.

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The roads to nowhere in Garo Hills

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TURA, July 04: The site of any of the Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY) roads within the Garo Hills region, barring a miniscule few, would leave even the most hardened of hearts bleeding. The PMGSY defines its real motive for the development of roads as ‘all weather roads’, meant to help simplify the transport needs of the people of different states. The north-eastern region has been given a special preference in allotment, but the reality of the region makes one gaze in disbelief at the state of affairs.

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KSU demands halt of “Aadhaar” implementation in Meghalaya

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SHILLONG, July 03: The KSU has demanded that the Meghalaya government must put on hold the implementation of the “Aadhaar” - a Unique Identification Number (UIN) scheme in the state and first take the opinions of the stakeholders and also put in place a mechanism for controlling influx into the state.
Led by its president Daniel Khyirem a delegation of the KSU met Meghalaya Home Minister Roshan Warjri on Wednesday and put the demand forward. According to the KSU leader the Home Minister has agreed to withhold the implementation of the UIN after inquiring about it from concerned authority as she is not aware of it.

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Mooshahary wants CM Jha arrested

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SHILLONG, July 02: Outgoing Meghalaya Governor RS Mooshahary has stressed that the absconding CMJ University Chancellor CM Jha must be traced and arrested. Even as the state CID has failed to arrest Jha, the Governor told reporters on Tuesday, “He (Jha) should have been caught, that is what I feel.”

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