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Cop, CRPF jawan land in trouble for giving gun to child to pose, pics go viral on social media

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TURA | Feb 25:

In a case of serious breach of duty, a policeman and a CRPF jawan have landed in trouble after photographs of them giving a young boy their service gun for posing, surfaced online.

Despite laws in place, timber smuggling continues unabated in WKH

Timber smuggling in west khasi hills

NONGSTOIN | Feb 23:

Despite laws in place, timber smuggling in West Khasi Hills district of Meghalaya continues to remain a major issue as the district faces the problem of constant deforestation. Environmentalists predict that the district may soon transform into a grassland, if measures are not under.

Boundary dispute: Meghalaya CM speaks to Assam counterpart; status quo must be maintained, says Conrad

boundary dispute, langpih, conrad sangma, sarbananda sonowal

SHILLONG | Feb 24:

Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma has taken up the matter pertaining to the recent tension in Umwali village under Langpih in West Khasi Hills district, along the Meghalaya-Assam border, with his counterpart, Sarbananda Sonowal.

Umsning MLA alleged of asking peon to wipe wet shoe; Jason Mawlong clarifies

By Our Reporter | Shillong, May 25, 2018: 

Meghalaya MLA, Jason Mawlong Sawkmie courted controversy after a post/statement regarding his alleged ‘high-handedness and bossy’ attitude went viral in social media on Friday.

HRD Minister acknowledges Meaidaibahun’s effort to tackle bullying through technology

shillong girl who developed app

SHILLONG | Feb 14:

Union Minister incharge of HRD Ministry, Dr RP Nishank today presented a special appreciation certificate & memento to Ms. Meaidaibahun Majaw, a class IV student from Shillong who has recently developed an ‘anti-bullying’ app.

Cop dies, another injured after being hit by Mercedes driven by AL Hek’s son

By Our Reporter, Shillong News | Shillong, April 7, 2018: 

In a tragic incident, a jail police lost his life while another, a constable was injured after their motorbike was involved in a head on collision with another vehicle driven by the son of Health Minister, AL Hek in Shillong on the wee hours of Saturday morning.

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According to the police, last night at around 12.45 am, an accident took place ahead of 4 furlong Tri junction in Shillong between a dark blue private Mercedes having Temporary No. (AS 01TC 279) driven by Aibansharai Nongsiej (28), son of cabinet minister, AL Hek and a one motor bike -Pulsar (MLO5 J 0913) ridden by Probin D. Sangma (38), a jail police with his occupant, Probat R Marak, a constable of the Meghalaya police.

It was reported that the rider of the bike — an armed branch Constable of the Shillong Jail, hailing from Tikrikilla in West Garo Hills, was declared brought dead at Shillong Civil Hospital and the occupant was admitted in Civil hospital but later shifted to NEIGRIHMS after his health deteriorated.

When asked whether the driver of the vehicle has been booked, police said they are trying to determine who’s at fault as there were no witnesses. Police also informed that the minister’s son has also been admitted in hospital.

Meanwhile, all formalities have been observed and the post mortem will be conducted on Saturday. It was informed that the relatives of the deceased are on their way to Shillong.

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