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SGH cops take to music to educate students about drug abuse & addiction

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SIJU | Sept 15, 2019:

“Words make you think a thought. Music makes you feel a feeling. A song makes you feel a thought” ~~ E. Y. Harburg

From witty tweets and posts to musical notes to struck a chord with the younger generation, the Meghalaya Police has adopted it all to ensure that the message is passed on.

EJH Police detain 6 more foreign nationals at Khliehriat for entering India illegally

KHLIEHRIAT | Sept 14, 2019:

A day after three foreign nationals were apprehended from Khliehriat in East Jaintia Hills district of Meghalaya for illegally entering India, six more Nigerians were detained today at Ratacherra.

13 AHAM members land in police net on extortion charges

AHAM, meghalaya,. shillong

TURA | Sept 14, 2019:

As many as 13 members of the Achik Holistic Awakening Movement (AHAM), an NGO formed by former chairman of the proscribed Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA), Champion Sangma, were arrested for allegedly extorting money from non tribal traders in the coal belt areas of South Garo Hills.

“Ya Ba” tablets recovered from night super bus in Khliehriat, one held

KHLIEHRIAT | Sept 14, 2019:

In yet another drug bust, the East Jaintia Hills Police recovered 10000 nos of “Ya Ba” tablets commonly known as “World is Yours” tablets or “Madness Drug” during an intensive checking of vehicles at Khliehriat on the night intervening September 12 and 13.

MTDC case: No concrete evidence on allegations against employee, says Conrad


SHILLONG | September 14, 2019:

Meghalaya Chief Minister, Conrad K Sangma has stated that an independent inquiry headed by the Managing Director of Meghalaya Tourism Development has found no concrete evidence on the allegations against the Superintendent Engineer, Md. M.U. Ahmed.

While replying to a question which was raised by KHNAM legislator, Adelbert Nongrum during the final day of the Autumn Session of the Assembly on Friday, Sangma said that on February 15, this year, he wrote a letter to the Managing Director to examine, which was submitted by Nongrum mentioning the various allegations against a particular employee of the corporation.

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“The Managing Director submitted a 7 page report after inquiring into the various allegations. The inquiry find nothing concrete to substantiate the allegations which was leveled against the particular individual,” CM Sangma informed.

To a supplementary question raised by Congress MLA from Mawlai P.T. Sawkmie, Sangma said that it is not right to remove anybody based on mere allegations. “There has to be substantial evidence to remove anyone from his position,” Meghalaya Chief Minister said.

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On the murder of the 57 year old employee of the MTDC Iohbianghun Sahkhar, Conrad said that the police investigation is on regarding the death of the tourism employees.

Earlier, KHNAM legislator, Adelbert Nongrum said that he totally disagrees with the independent inquiry conducted by the Managing Director.

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Nongrum said, “There are many allegations which I have submitted before Chief Minister against the Superintendent Engineer. But the inquiry find nothing,” he said.

Nongrum also raised doubts over the emergent Board meeting which was convened where the SP East Khasi Hills was also asked to attend. According to him, this very Board meeting has raise fears among employees of the MTDC to speak about all the misdeed that has happen.

Meghalaya activist questions quality of MeECL poles after freak accident


TURA | September 14, 2019:

Keeping in view to the safety of people, social activist Rupa M Marak had questioned the authorities of MeECl regarding the quality of electric polls.

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