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Meghalaya to use technology to prevent cyber crimes: Conrad

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SHILLONG, Nov 16: The Meghalaya government will make use of available technology to ensure that the people are protected from cyber crimes and the perpetrators thereof as per what the state’s Chief Minister, Conrad Sangma said here on Friday.
“I can assure you that as a government we will now take measures aggressively to ensure legally possible or admissible technologies available are put in place,” Conrad had said.

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HC directs Meghalaya Police to ensure security to injured women activists

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Shillong, Nov 16 (IANS): The Meghalaya High Court on Thursday directed the Director General of Police R. Chandranathan to provide security to frontline women rights activist Agnes Kharshiing and her aide Amita Sangma who were brutally attacked recently.
On the other hand, the Meghalaya Assembly Committee on Women Empowerment will ask Deputy Commissioner and Superintendent of Police in-charge East Jaintia Hills to appear before it on November 26 in connection with the attack on the two activists.

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Sri Lanka MPs hurl chilli powder, chairs in Parliament commotion

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Colombo, Nov 16 (IANS): Sri Lanka's Parliament was disrupted for the second day on Friday with MPs allied to disputed Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa throwing chilli powder at opposing MPs and hurling chairs at police officers even as the Assembly passed another no-confidence motion dismissing his government for the second time this week.
The pro-Rajapaksa legislators also threw objects at Parliament Speaker Karu Jayasuriya.
Despite the violence, the pro-Rajapaksa MPs failed to prevent the Assembly from passing a no-trust motion in his leadership on Friday, dismissing his government for the second time.

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Govt to answer for allotment of land for National Games 2022

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SHILLONG, Nov 16: The move of the Meghalaya government to allot land which is meant for the construction of the central jail for use during the upcoming National Games 2022 has not gone down well with the Meghalaya Human Rights Commission (MHRC) which has asked the chief secretary Y Tsering to submit a detailed status report on the matter within 60 days.
“The MHRC in its order dated October 31, has directed the state government through the chief secretary to take necessary action and to submit a status report on the issue raised herein...within 60 days…,” Commission’s secretary Aldous Mawlong said in a statement issued here on Friday.

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Police seeking information on Agnes’ assault

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SHILLONG, Nov 16: The Additional Deputy Commissioner, East Jaintia Hills District has informed the general public that if there are any individuals having any information pertaining to the assault of Agnes Kharshiing and Anita Sangma on November 8, 2018, and desirous of giving evidence on the said incident, they may file an affidavit or appear in person to the Additional Deputy Commissioner, East Jaintia Hills District, Khliehriat latest by November 16, 2018 during office hours.


 

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