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Hanaman is Meghalaya’s new DGP

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SHILLONG, July 05 (IANS): Peter James Pyngrope Hanaman, a 1979 batch Assam-Meghalaya cadre Indian Police Service (IPS) officer, was Friday appointed Meghalaya's police chief, an official said.
Hanaman, who was additional secretary in the cabinet secretariat in New Delhi, replaces acting Director General of Police Sunil Kumar Jain. He is expected to join office Monday.
A Home department official said Hanaman was selected by the State Security Commission, headed by Chief Minister Mukul Sangma, from a panel of five senior IPS officers of the Assam-Meghalaya cadre.

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Meghalaya readies for new Governor

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Gates of Raj Bhavan, Shillong, being cleaned and given fresh paint ahead of the swearing -in of Meghalaya’s new Governor, Dr KK Paul. The swearing-in ceremony of Dr Paul will be held on July 08.


 

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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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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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Foreigners Act, Tenancy Law on avail to curb influx

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SHILLONG, July 04: The state government is examining the need to enforce the “Foreigners Act” and the “Tenancy Law” to put in place an effective mechanism with multiple results to tackle the menace of influx and illegal immigration in Meghalaya.

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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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