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Coal auction: NGT to decide on next steps on Nov 21

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The NGT Committee headed by former judge, Justice B.P. Katakey has said that the auction of coal will happen only after the draft policy and plan prepared by the Meghalaya Government is approved.

Govt exploring possibilities of supplying power to Bangladesh

Shillong, Nov 14:

The Meghalaya Government is exploring the possibilities of supplying power to Bangladesh.

Meghalaya: Police officer booked for sexually harassing a lawyer

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SHILLONG | November 14, 2019:

Meghalaya police have registered a case against its Sub-Inspector Habanjob Khonglah, who is accused of sexually harassing a lady lawyer, a police officer said on Tuesday.

However, police are yet to arrest the accused.

On Monday, the victim lodged a complaint against Khonglah with the Khliehriat women police station in East Jaintia Hills district accusing him of sexually abusing her.

Khonglah, who was an officer-in-charge of Lad Rymbai Police outpost, had been accused of sending inappropriate messages and showed his genital to the lawyer via video calling.

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The victim alleged the police officer even touched her hand when she visited the police outpost for some legal matters.

“A case has been registered against him (Khonglah). He has been transferred from Lad Rymbai Out Post and Investigation is going on,” Vivekanand Singh, the district police chief told IANS.

Asked if Khonglah has been formally arrested in view of the serious accusations against him, Singh said, “Its Investigation Officer’s discretion whether to arrest or not. If required, he will be arrested since the charge against him is punishable with three years’ imprisonment and arrest is not mandatory in such cases.”

However, the police officer said that the accused is cooperating with the investigation.

Balance needed to bail Meghalaya out from present financial challenges: Conrad


Shillong, Nov 13:

Meghalaya Chief Minister, Conrad K Sangma has stated that the State Government needs to maintain a balance to bail out the State from the present financial challenges.

Guv Sectt. yet to receive Residents Act ordinance

Tathagata Roy, Meghalaya, Resident Safety and Security Act, 2016,

SHILLONG | Nov 13, 2019:

The Meghalaya Governor, Tathagata Roy today said that he is yet to receive the ordinance of the Meghalaya Residents Safety and Security Act, 2016.

Meghalaya girl allegedly stripped, hair chopped & assaulted in Guwahati


TURA | November 13, 2019:

In a horrific incident, a girl hailing from Tura, Meghalaya was allegedly assaulted by a group of people including women on November 10, in Assam.

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