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Tripura starts 24x7 'mobile policing' service

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Agartala, June 16 (IANS): The Tripura government on Saturday launched the GPS (Global Positioning System) and wireless based 24x7 "mobile policing" service to curb crime, especially against women.
Launching the "mobile policing" service, Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb said the Bharatiya Janata Party-led alliance government's main thrust is to make Tripura a crime and drug free state.

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Process asks MDA to create new Civil Sub – Division for Mawlai

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SHILLONG, June 15: The MLA representing the largest constituency in East Khasi Hills (EKH) district, Process T Sawkmie has asked the Meghalaya Democratic Alliance (MDA) government to consider the setting up of a Civil  Sub – Division at Mawlai.
This was intimated through a memorandum which was submitted to the state government by the Congress MLA on Friday following the government’s recent assurance that Ranikor administrative unit will be upgraded to a full – fledged Civil Sub - Division.

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Conrad moves for green business model in Meghalaya

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SHILLONG, June 15: Batting for a green business model in Meghalaya, Chief Minister, Conrad Sangma has asked the Meghalaya State Council for Climate Change and Sustainable Development to adopt measures to mitigate climate change and focus on creating opportunities under this model.
Terming that the impact of climate change as serious, Conrad told the council to come up with strategies to sensitize the masses on lifestyle changes to save energy and involve all stakeholders in conservation of natural resources.

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NPP dubs Mukul a seller of dreams

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SHILLONG, June 15: While the Congress claims that the NPP led MDA government will fall anytime soon, the NPP rubbished the claim as a wishful dream of the leader of the opposition, Dr. Mukul Sangma even as the NPP’s coalition partner PDF has reaffirmed its support to the government for the full five year term.

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Man kills wife in court premises in Assam

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Guwahati, June 15 (IANS): In a shocking incident, a man on Friday killed his wife in the premises of the District and Sessions Court in Dibrugarh in Assam.
Police said the incident took place around 10.30 a.m. when Purna Nahar Deka attacked his wife Rita Nahar Deka outside the room of the Districts and Sessions Judge of Dibrugarh.

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Shops washed away in heavy overnight showers in Tura

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TURA, June 15: The town of Tura was hit by very heavy showers which began at about 9:45 pm on Thursday night and continued into the early hours on Friday morning leaving a trail of destruction though no human casualties have been reported from anywhere in the town.

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Guv sings praises for Sri Aurobindo Society contributions

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SHILLONG, June 15: Meghalaya Governor Ganga Prasad has emphasised on the need for good primary education in government schools, especially in rural areas, in the state to produce responsible future leaders.
“It is our duty to provide the younger generation with quality education and strong moral values that would help them become an asset for the society and nation as a whole,” he said on Friday.

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