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ICFAI holds 1st convocation; Guv, CM present medals, certificates to meritorious students

Shillong News Desk | Shillong, March 28, 2018: 

Meghalaya Governor Ganga Prasad and Chief Minister Conrad K. Sangma today attended the convocation ceremony of The Institute of Chartered Financial Analysts of India (ICFAI), University Meghalaya at U Soso Tham Auditorium in presence of Chancellor Col. Dr. V.R.K. Prasad and Vice Chancellor Dr. Alicia Gatphoh and other officials of the University.

Meghalaya woman found dead in Delhi

SHILLONG, March 28, 2018: In a shocking incident, a 23-year-old woman from Meghalaya was found allegedly murdered in her flat in Delhi’s Munirka on Tuesday morning, the police said.

The woman’s identity was established with the help of her Aadhaar card details, the police added.

At around 9 a.m, the police received a PCR call stating that a woman was lying dead inside a flat in Munirka, the police said.

A team reached the spot and found the flat to be locked from outside.

On breaking open the door, they saw a highly decomposed and disfigured body of a woman lying inside the flat.

A blanket was kept next to the body, the police added.

The victim’s landlord who lives in the same building went to her flat following a foul smell but found it to be locked from outside. He then peeped through the flat’s ventilator and saw the woman lying dead inside. Following this, he called up the police.


Milind Dumbere, Deputy Commissioner of Police (South-West) said, “month back, the woman had joined a call center in Gurugram and was staying in a rented flat in Munirka. Her family members have been informed about the incident. They will soon come to the city. The body has been sent for post-mortem”.

The victim’s landlord told the police that he had seen her last on Friday evening. The police said that they are waiting for the post-mortem report to get more details on the same.

Also, it will confirm if there has been any sexual assault. The items in her flat were found intact, the police added.

Police officer said, “The body appears to be around five days old. We are going through her call records and CCTV footage of the area”.

A murder case has been registered at Vasant Vihar police station, the police added.

Source: The Hindu

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Class XI & XII to now follow CBSE syllabus and NCERT text books: Lahkmen Rymbui

By Our Reporter, Shillong News | Shillong, March 27, 2018: 

With an objective to prepare the students in this world of competition, the Meghalaya government has finally decided to do away with the Meghalaya Board of School Education (MBOSE) curriculum for class XI and XII and instead adopted CBSE syllabus and NCERT textbooks.

Were more jobs sanctioned in GHADC just before Cong led EC’s downfall?


From Our Correspondent, TNT News | Tura, March 27, 2018: 

At a time when the employees of the Garo Hills Autonomous District Council (GHADC) are yet to be paid for over a year now, allegations have been leveled against the previous EC for providing more jobs to supporters of various MDCs just prior to the resignation of the now former CEM, Boston Marak.

Coal mining on CM’s priority list; Govt constitutes body to study NGT ban

Shillong News Desk | Shillong, March 27, 2018: 

Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K. Sangma today assured the State Coordination Committee of Coal Owners and Mine Dealers Forum to study the current status on the NGT ban on coal mining in Meghalaya and the way forward.

BSNL Corporate office revokes notification to make Good Friday as working day

By Our Reporter, Shillong News | Shillong, Mar 26, 2018:

Amidst criticisms, the Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) has revoked the notification of making ‘Good Friday’ as working day following the intervention of the Meghalaya Government.

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