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13 year old escapes abduction bid

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SHILLONG, April 29: A 13 year old girl escaped being abducted on Thursday after she was duped into entering a vehicle by her would – be – kidnappers.
The miscreants had reportedly fooled the girl who is studying in class Vi at a school in Mawbah into entering their car by telling her that they had been sent by her mother to fetch her.

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Traffic grinds to a halt with bomb scare in Shillong

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SHILLONG, April 29: The city came to a standstill on Friday afternoon with reports of a bomb being found near the premises of the office of the Deputy Commissioner (DC), East Khasi Hills (EKH) district.
An unclaimed bag in front of the DC’s office brought city’s traffic to a halt even as bomb squad was pressed into action.

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New traffic arrangements across Lummawbah

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Shillong, April 29: In view of the narrowness of the road in Lummawbah locality, the Shillong Traffic Police has made new traffic arrangements to ease vehicular movement through the locality which will come into effect from May 2, 2016. 

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Mukul’s claims reflect his personal fear: State BJP

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SHILLONG, April 29: Reacting to the Chief Minister, Dr. Mukul Sangma’s recent claims that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is polarizing the nation, the state wing of the BJP has called this a reflection of Dr. Sangma’s personal fear.
“This clearly reflects Dr. Sangma’s own fears of a rejuvenated BJP in the state,” state BJP spokesperson, LG Laloo said on Friday.

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Woman files FIR against high ranking police official, alleges threats

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SHILLONG, April 29: Alleging that she has been threatened by the Officer-in-Charge (OC) of Khliehriat Police Station, Lumlang Lyngkhoi, a woman has filed a FIR against the police officer on Friday.
The woman who has been identified as Ridaroy Shadap is a mother of five and claims to have been married to Lyngkhoi with one child coming out of this marriage. She also said that the OC had promised to take care of her and her other four children born of a previous marriage.

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1 dead, 26 injured in bus mishap

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TURA, April 29: Tragedy struck at the village of Garobadha after a line bus on its way to Tura turned turtle while negotiating a turn, just about a kilometer away from the Police Station and 100 metres from the Public Health Centre (PHC) there. A Class XII student of a local school died in the accident while another 26 were injured in the process.
The injured included seven minors and six women with one being referred to Guwahati for further care due to the extent of injuries suffered. The driver of the vehicle, Nebil Sangma fled the spot immediately after the incident while a delay in providing medical aid to the victims led to a huge furore wherein locals vandalized the ambulance present in the PHC campus.

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Goons arrested for robbing students

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SHILLONG, April 29: Eight months after they had robbed a group of students at Duwan Sing Syiem Bridge, Mawkdok, three goons were arrested by police on Friday after which the stolen items were also recovered.
Informing this on Friday, the Superintendent of Police (SP) (City), Vivek Syiem said “The arrest was also made to ensure that any attempt to tarnish the tourism industry in the state is thwarted.”

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