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In major relief to students, Meghalaya govt puts cap on weight of school bags


SHILLONG, February 14, 2019: In a major relief to students, the Meghalaya government has put a cap on the weight of schoolbags for all classes and set restrictions on homework for classes 1 and 2.

Rape accused sentenced to 10 yrs Rigorous Imprisonment

SHILLONG | Feb 12, 2019:

A man, accused of raping a minor girl in 2014, was on Tuesday sentenced to ten years Rigorous Imprisonment for the offence committed under section 6 of the POCSO Act 2012.

Bags of marijuana found abandoned in Khlieh Iewduh

SHILLONG | Feb 11, 2019:

Shillong Police on Saturday received several abandoned bags containing marijuana at Khlieh Iewduh, the busiest market in the city.

NPP to break ties with NDA if CAB is passed in RS: Conrad Sangma

SHILLONG | Feb 09, 2019:

The National People’s Party (NPP) on Saturday decided to break ties with the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) if the controversial Citizenship Amendment Bill is passed in the Rajya Sabha.

Might re-consider CAB if Northeasterners’ sentiments are taken care of: Conrad

SHILLONG | Feb 15, 2019:

Meghalaya Chief Minister, Conrad K Sangma today said that they might reconsider supporting the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016 only if the sentiments of the people and various groups of the North Eastern region are taken care of.

Five injured in Shillong in the course of CAB victory rally


SHILLONG, February 14, 2019: At least five persons were injured Wednesday after they were beaten up for going wild during a victory rally organised by the Khasi Students Union (KSU) in the city to hail the Citizenship Amendment Bill not been tabled in Rajya Sabha and hence set to lapse, police said.

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