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India should raise Tibetan issue more proactively, say Tibetan MPs

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Chewan Krishna Dahal
Gangtok, May 17: Tibetan parliamentarians in exile have called upon the Indian government to proactively raise a strong political stance on the Tibetan issue.
On the occasion of Tibetan Solidarity Day, the Tibetan MPs in exile today are hesitant in initiating a strong political stands on Tibet issue from the Indian Government primarily due to border disputes and other economic compulsions.

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Shillong screams for ‘Zero Tolerance’ against rape

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CMJ University’s FIR false, vandalism committed by staff: Police

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SHILLONG, May 16: In a twist to the alleged vandalism incident in the controversial CMJ University, the police on Thursday claimed that the incident was a ‘false-information’ and the University’s own staffs were behind the act. Police is currently awaiting order from the court to register a case in this regard against the staff of University.
“During the course of investigation, it was ascertained that it was a false information and that criminal act was committed by the staffs of the CMJ university themselves for ulterior motive,” East Khasi hills district Superintendent of Police (SP) M Kharkhrang said here.

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EKH District Administration prepares to tackle ‘Mahasen’

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SHILLONG, May 16: Taking note of the Indian Meteorological Department warning that heavy rain will lash northeast over the next three days and the tropical cyclone ‘Mahasen’ might impact Meghalaya, the East Khasi Hills (EKH) District Administration has directed the District Disaster Management Committees (DDMC) to be alert for any eventual natural disaster like cyclone.

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Hundreds take to streets seeking justice for 7-yr old rape victim

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SHILLONG, May 16: Braving rain and inclement weather, shops and business establishments in Malki downed their shutters on Thursday morning as most of its residents joined the protest march organized to condemn the brutal rape of a seven year old girl on March 8 and also put pressure on the district administration to apprehend the culprits responsible for the heinous crime.

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CMJ University barred in Ghana, under cloud back home

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Accra, May 16 (IANS): A private Indian university has been barred from recruiting Ghanaian students for its distance learning programmes since it is not accredited in this country. The university is under a cloud back home with a federal probe likely into its affairs - particularly the awarding of an extraordinarily high number of degrees - and its chancellor-promoter is on the run.
The decision of the National Accreditation Board (NAB) against CMJ University, based in Shillong, the capital of the northeastern Indian state of Meghalaya, follows investigations that some foreign institutions without proper credentials had targeted prospective Ghanaian students in their recruitment drives and in some cases duped these students by giving them spurious qualifications.

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PM files his nomination for Assam RS polls

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Guwahati, May 15: Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh on Wednesday filed his nomination papers for Rajya Sabha (RS) poll in Guwahati.
Dr Singh had filed his nomination papers in the Assam Legislative Assembly for a fifth straight Rajya Sabha term from the state.

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