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Increase in sales of Kalam's books after his death 31.7.2015 India News, Latest News in India, Live News India, India Breaking News - Times of India
APJ Abdul Kalam’s death appears to have spurred an interest in the former President’s life with his books flying off the ...
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Bengal, Odisha brace for impact of Cyclone Komen 31.7.2015 TOI: India
The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Thursday predicted “heavy to very heavy” rainfall in parts of West Bengal and north Odisha in the next 48 hours due to the cyclonic storm ...
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Assam resident kidnapped from WGH 31.7.2015 Meghalaya Times

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TURA, July 30: Carrying on the trend of kidnappings in the Garo Hills region, another resident of Assam was kidnapped by a group of unknown miscreants on Wednesday night at about 9:30 pm. The place of kidnapping is about 17 kms from the town of Tura.

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In spite of beautification, Police Bazar becoming an eyesore 31.7.2015 Meghalaya Times

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SHILLONG, July 30: The anterior of OB Shopping Mall in Police Bazar has become an eyesore. With the erstwhile plaza being dismantled by the state government to make way for a commuter’s embarkation and disembarkation point as was envisaged earlier, this place has now gone to the bikers, vendors and hawkers. The parking of uncountable two wheelers throughout the day besides the vendors and hawkers has further worsened this already congested junction.
The state government has dismantled the erstwhile plaza after it was found that it was used by substance abusers and others for nefarious activities but the nobility is nowhere seen as illegality of all kinds now rule the roost here.

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Hek seeks time to act on erring medical staff 31.7.2015 Meghalaya Times

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SHILLONG, July 30: Reacting to the demand of the Meghalaya People United Front (MPUF) on Thursday for the state government to take immediate action against the doctor and nurse of the Ummulong CHC for their allegedly irresponsibility resulting in death of a pregnant woman, Health Minister, AL Hek sought time to do the same.
The MPUF led by its president D Wanmi Laloo had sought the immediate intervention of the Health Minister AL Hek, who however expressed that he needed two weeks time to examine the inquiry report into the matter.

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Children rescued from circus at Nongpoh 31.7.2015 Meghalaya Times

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SHILLONG, July 30: The Director, Social Welfare Department has informed that the District Child Protection Unit (DCPU) of Ri Bhoi District, Nongpoh, led by the District Child Protection Officer (DCPO) along with the District Police rescued six children while they were performing a mini circus at Nongpoh which is contravene to the Juvenile Justice Act Rule 78.
After receiving necessary inputs about the children, the Department, in its meeting held recently, comprising of the Child Welfare Committee (CWC) Chairperson, Member Secretary, the members of the CWC and the DCPU team made necessary arrangement to escort the children back to Phaphund, Uttar Pradesh.

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Codification not on agenda, clarifies GHADC CEM 31.7.2015 Meghalaya Times

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TURA, July 30: A major crisis of sorts was averted after a clarification was provided by the Chief Executive Member (CEM) of the Garo Hills Autonomous District Council (GHADC) to the Joint Opposition Alliance (JOA), stating that the bill for codification of customary laws was not even on the agenda for discussion during the current session of the Council.
The clarification came about after the JOA submitted a memorandum to the CEM, Alphonse Sangma with their opposition of the Bill being passed.
The controversy came about due to the definition of ‘Who is a Garo’ which sought to recognize children of any one parent who was not Garo as being ‘Garo’.

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Glass mosque library in state to be named after Kalam 31.7.2015 Meghalaya Times

SHILLONG, July 30 (IANS): Authorities of the Madina Masjid, the only glass mosque in the North East, have decided to christen its library in honour of the “people’s president” A.P.J. Abdul Kalam.
“We have decided to name our library on the top floor of the mosque in honour of Kalam’s rich contribution to the nation,” Shillong Muslim Union general secretary Sayeedullah Nongrum informed on Thursday.
He said the library would have books on comparative religious studies and also on other subjects besides books authored by Kalam himself.

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People's President, Missile Man Kalam laid to rest 31.7.2015 Meghalaya Times

Rameswaram (Tamil Nadu), July 30 (IANS): Former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam was laid to rest on Thursday here with full military honours in the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and several other leaders who paid tributes to the man who strengthened India's missile programme and played a key role in country's 1998 nuclear test -- making him a national hero.
The body of Kalam - warmly called the people's president - was draped in the Indian tricolour and brought to the burial site at Pei Karumbu here in a flower-bedecked gun carriage, escorted by columns of the three armed services.
People in large numbers lined up along the route to catch a last glimpse of Kalam, the rocket and missile scientist who was awarded the country's highest civilian honour - the Bharat Ratna - in 1997 and bid him a tearful final good-bye.

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Sartaj Aziz Visits Indian High Commission to Condole Dr Kalam's Death 30.7.2015 NDTV
Pakistan Prime Minister's Adviser on National Security and Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz today visited the Indian High Commission in Islamabad to condole the death of former president APJ Abdul ...
IMD predicts heavy rainfall in West Bengal and north Odisha due to cyclone Komen; Asks fishermen not to venture into the sea 30.7.2015 India News, Latest News in India, Live News India, India Breaking News - Times of India
The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) on Thursday predicted “heavy to very heavy” rainfall in parts of West Bengal and north Odisha in the next 48 hours due to the cyclonic storm ‘Komen’ and advised fishermen in both the states not to venture into the sea along and off the coast during the ...
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DR. KALAM LAID TO REST 30.7.2015 Star of Mysore
DR. KALAM LAID TO REST
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No 'Change of Guard' at Rashtrapati Bhavan on August 1 30.7.2015 NDTV
The Change of Guard ceremony that takes place every Saturday at Rashtrapati Bhavan will not be held on August 1 due to national mourning following the demise of former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, ...
2 kidnappers lynched in Garo Hills 30.7.2015 The Assam Tribune
2 kidnappers lynched in Garo Hills
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Meghalaya to have a Kalam Day 30.7.2015 The Assam Tribune
Meghalaya to have a Kalam Day
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Dr Kalam’s death mourned 30.7.2015 The Assam Tribune
Dr Kalam’s death mourned
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Kalam's last journey in pics: Bharat bids adieu to its 'Ratna' 30.7.2015 Hindustan Times: Top Stories
The mortal remains of former president APJ Abdul Kalam who died on Monday were taken from his ancestral house in Rameswaram to the local mosque ahead of the funeral as thousands of mourners young and old poured into the island town to pay their last ...
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Debate 30.7.2015 The Telegraph : North East
Debate
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Final in Tura 30.7.2015 The Telegraph : North East
Final in Tura
Kalam biopic to take his thoughts and philosophy to the world 30.7.2015 India News, Latest News in India, Live News India, India Breaking News - Times of India
Smile Foundation, an NGO that works in the field of education and empowerment, has plans to make a film to capture Kalam's passion for the ...
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