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Food prices soar as Umngi Bridge collapses

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Nongstoin, June 28: Prices of food commodities have soared up due to the collapse of Umngi Bridge in South West Khasi Hills (SWKH) District, affecting the people of the District badly.

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Specially - abled children enchant Hoosastank before concert

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SHILLONG, June 28: Through their gifted talents, the Specially – abled students of Bethany Society have conquered the hearts of the members of the Hoobastank- American rock band who visited the campus on Friday, a day ahead of their big gig to be held at Polo Ground.
The team who is supposed to rock the Shillongites was indeed seen rocking by this amazing group of four member band of the Specially – abled students who performed as a mark of welcoming them.

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Jha demands Rs 15 lakh, orders to vacate University premise

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CM Jha serves legal notice to DGP, CID officials
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Shillong, June 27: In a new twist to the controversial CMJ University episode, the University Chancellor CM Jha on Thursday asked Meghalaya Police to pay Rs 15 lakh and vacate the University premises.
In a legal notice through his counsel SP Sharma, Jha asked Meghalaya DGP Prem Singh, ADG (CID) SK Jain, AIG (CID) J Momin and Investigating Officer (CID) C Thammar to clear the payment and vacate the university premises within one week or he will move Court.

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Chibinang village – showing the way to live in harmony

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Tura, June 27: In a story that is sure to warm the hearts of even the most hardened person, people from the village of Chibinang gave others a lesson on how to live harmoniously. The incident happened at the marketplace and shows why the Garo Hills region has been amongst the most tolerant of places for all religions.

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Seven people electrocuted in EJH

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SHILLONG, June 27: In a tragic incident, seven people of whom five are minors were electrocuted in Khliehriat West under East Jaintia hills (EJH) district in the wee hour of Thursday.
It is learnt that heavy down pour led to short circuit which has caused the death of the victims.

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Attack on jailed GNLA Chief raises many eyebrows

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SHILLONG, June 27: There seems to be some sort of conspiracy behind the attack on GNLA Chairman Champion R Sangma on Wednesday morning inside the Shillong District Jail and how other prisoners got access to the militant chief’s High Security Ward.
Also, it took the Shillong jail authorities 12 – hours to file an FIR with the police relating to the brawl inside the high security cell which resulted in Champion being badly injured along with four of the attackers and were immediately rushed to the Shillong Civil hospital.

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GNLA Chief attacked inside jail’s high security ward, hospitalized

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SHILLONG, June 26: Detained Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) Chairman, Champion R Sangma was seriously injured when he was attacked by fellow inmates during a riot in Shillong District Jail on Wednesday morning. Four other inmates were also injured in the incident.
While an inquiry has been ordered into the incident, questions are now being raised as to how inmates were able to access the high security ward where the militant leader is lodged.
The incident took place at around 8.30 am, Director General of Prison, Kulbir Kishan said here.

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