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Modi to use video-conferencing to flag off rail line in Mendipathar 26.11.2014 Meghalaya Times

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TURA, Nov 25: The tech savvy Prime Minister of the country, Narendra Modi will connect to Garo Hills this Saturday via video-conference as he flags-off the rail connectivity to the region.
Modi is set to flag-off the new rail connectivity to Mendipathar in North Garo Hills at 5:15 pm from Maligaon in Guwahati and then speak to the people of Garo hills as he inaugurates the rail link, the first in the state.
Mendipathar railway station is located at about 100 km from Tura. It connects to the town of Dudhnoi in Assam through a broad gauge line, through a distance of 19.75 kms.

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No one will be spared for criminalization of politics: Mukul 26.11.2014 Meghalaya Times

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SHILLONG, NOV 25: The Chief Minister of Meghalaya Dr. Mukul Sangma on Tuesday said that no one will be spared if there are allegations or any substantive evidence.
Dr. Sangma was replying to a motion moved by National People’s Party (NPP) legislator James K Sangma on the alleged criminalization of politics taking place in the state.
“Law must be allowed to take its own course and this is the assurance I want to give on behalf of my government,” the Chief Minister said while adding, “We need to ensure that strong message is sent. Any instance of any allegation or any substantive evidence, no one will be spared.”

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Exam date clash leaves candidates in a quandary, seek schedule change 26.11.2014 Meghalaya Times

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TURA, Nov 25: Candidates seeking to apply for the posts of lady supervisor and junior teacher in schools have been left facing a major quandary after both the exams have been scheduled on the same day. The clash has left applicants requesting for a change of date for the examinations in order to apply for both the jobs, something that they would otherwise miss.
Both exams are scheduled to be held by the District Selection Committee (DSC) of North Garo Hills (NGH) on December 4, 2014 at about the same time.

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Salgro Arengh mystery: Arengh defies claim and posts online 26.11.2014 Meghalaya Times

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TURA, Nov 25: A day after the police assertion that they had cracked the case of Salgro Arengh, the Facebook handle that is making waves online, Arengh posted online once again on Tuesday morning to debunk the theory and pose further questions on whether the handle used is of an individual or a whole group of people combined.
On Monday night, the police personnel had cracked down and confiscated the laptop and dongle of Lukas Marak from his residence. Meanwhile his son, Solly Sangma and one Johny Marak (both lodged in Tura Jail) were pointed out to be the ones behind the whole online posting episode. The two have been taken to Shillong for further questioning.

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Speaker dismisses censure motion against Deborah, Ampareen 26.11.2014 Meghalaya Times

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SHILLONG, Nov 25: Stating that both cases are sub – judice, the Speaker of the Meghalaya Legislative Assembly, Abu Taher Mondal, on Tuesday did not admit the censure motion against Deborah Marak and Ampareen Lyngdoh.
Declaring his ruling during the session here, Mondal said, “I will not admit the censure motion.”
Citing the reason for his decision, Mondal said, “I have come to the conclusion that both cases are pending before the Courts and the final decision is pending. Therefore, these cases are sub-judice.”
The censure motion was moved by members of the opposition bench in the Assembly on Tuesday, against what they termed as the ‘unethical continuation of the ministers’ – Deborah Marak and Ampareen Lyngdoh to hold office in light of the charge - sheet and criminal cases pending against them.

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Meghalaya police nabs ANCA chief from Tamil Nadu 26.11.2014 Meghalaya Times

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Shillong, Nov 25: A Special Meghalaya Police team has tracked down and arrested William A Sangma, the Self-styled Commander of A’chik National Cooperative Army (ANCA) and his accomplice Alas R Sangma of Chokpot, from a remote place Chinnakkarai under Palladm Police Station limits in Tirupur district of Tamil Nadu.
Interestingly, William A Sangma had managed to get a job in a local readymade garments factory, with local name.
William A Sangma is one of the most wanted militant who managed to escape from Mendipathar Police station lock up in the month of August 2014. A criminal case is registered in this regard by the Mendipathar Police. He is wanted in many other cases in various Police Stations of Garo Hills.

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Nigerian held for cheating Shillong woman 25.11.2014 The Assam Tribune
Nigerian held for cheating Shillong woman
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NBCC engineer abducted by suspected ultras 25.11.2014 The Assam Tribune
NBCC engineer abducted by suspected ultras
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Warjri skips Assembly 25.11.2014 The Assam Tribune
Warjri skips Assembly
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Meghalaya ratifies Constitution Amendment Bill 25.11.2014 The Assam Tribune
Meghalaya ratifies Constitution Amendment Bill
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Foot-tapping music rocks Shilpgram 25.11.2014 The Assam Tribune
Foot-tapping music rocks Shilpgram
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Rs 2 Lakh donated to Meghalaya, Assam CM's flood relief funds 25.11.2014 Manipur: E-Pao
Rs 2 Lakh donated to Meghalaya, Assam CM's flood relief funds
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Meghalaya Dy CM assures of making Khasi language official 25.11.2014 Manipur: E-Pao
Meghalaya Dy CM assures of making Khasi language official
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Nigerian held for cheating woman 25.11.2014 Manipur: E-Pao
Nigerian held for cheating woman
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NE States gear up for 3-day Modi visit 25.11.2014 Manipur: E-Pao
NE States gear up for 3-day Modi visit
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Nigerian held in Delhi for fraud 25.11.2014 The Telegraph : North East
Shillong, Nov. 24: Meghalaya police have arrested a Nigerian national from New Delhi after a woman was allegedly duped through Facebook.
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Cell phones in Tura jail 25.11.2014 The Telegraph : North East
Shillong, Nov. 24: Five mobile phones were recovered from Tura district jail that two alleged GNLA cadres, lodged in the jail in Meghalaya's West Garo Hills district, had purportedly used to issue a death threat to a police officer and his family via Facebook.
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Garo officers 25.11.2014 The Telegraph : North East
Shillong, Nov. 24: The Meghalaya civil secretariat has 33 Garo officers belonging to the gazetted rank, out of 220.
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Arclight shifts to women ministers 25.11.2014 The Telegraph : North East
Shillong, Nov. 24: Speculation is rife on whether chief minister Mukul Sangma will bring another woman to occupy the home minister's office.
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Langpih report yet to be tabled in Assam Assembly 25.11.2014 The Telegraph : North East
Shillong, Nov. 24: The next of kin of the four persons who were killed in the indiscriminate firing by Assam police personnel at Langpih on May 14, 2010, would have to wait longer for justice to prevail.
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