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Vandalism mars ‘Khasi National Awakening Day’

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Stones pelted at shops, Red alert sounded

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SHILLONG, April 04: The Khasi Students’ Union (KSU) rally to observe the ‘Khasi National Awakening Day’ as well the Union’s 35th anniversary on Thursday evening turned out to be a nightmare for city dwellers as numerous shops were vandalized, vehicles damaged, tourist and shopkeepers beaten up by the activists participating in the rally.

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Four injured during KSU rally

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SHILLONG, April 04: At least four persons were reportedly injured during the ‘Khasi National Awakening Day’ rally by Khasi Students’ Union (KSU) on Thursday evening.
The injured include two shop keepers and two tourists.

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19 new caves discovered in Meghalaya

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SHILLONG, April 04: Cavers that participated in the 21th edition of the International cave Expedition under the project “Caving in the abode of the clouds” have discovered 19 new caves in Meghalaya.
During the 18 days (February 4 to 21, 2013) expedition in the Jaintia Hills District, the International team focused on the caving areas of Khahnar and Larket.

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MMSA to file defamation case against mother of deceased infant

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SHILLONG, April 03: The Meghalaya Medical Service Association (MMSA) is apparently preparing to file a defamation case against a mother who recently filed an FIR against the Ganesh Das Hospital alleging doctors’ negligence the reason for the death of her newly born baby girl.
Sources from the association informed that the MMSA has taken serious cognizance on the allegation leveled against the doctors’ fraternity and had convened an emergent meeting to discuss on the issue recently.

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Meghalaya to send woman representative for first time to RS

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SHILLONG, April 04 (PTI): Meghalaya is all set to send a woman representative to Rajya Sabha for the first time, with the Congress high command endorsing veteran Congress leader Wansuk Syiem as party candidate for the April 18 by-election to the Upper House of Parliament.

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Submit APIP on time: Centre to NE states

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SHILLONG, April 04: The Centre on Thursday said failures of state governments in the North East Region (NER) to submit their Annual Plan Implementation Programme (APIP) is a matter of concern that is affecting the smooth implementation of Integrated Child Development Scheme (ICDS), a Government initiative aimed at tackling malnutrition and health problems in children below 6 years of age and their mothers.
On this, the Centre has directed all states in the North East region to submit their Annual Plan Implementation Programme (APIP) within stipulated time frame fixed for the effective and proper implementation of the ICDS in the region.

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Trial for Williamnagar Gang-rape begins: five witnesses examined

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TURA, April 03: The trail for the Williamnagar Gang-rape case started in the Fast Track Court of Tura on Wednesday, with the eyes of India focused directly on the episode.
The case opened on Wednesday with the Public Prosecutor and the Defense Lawyers seeking justice for both the victim and the many accused.

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