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Man accused of repeated rape of minor nieces

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SHILLONG, June 14: Yet another rape case has been reported in the state where two minor girls were allegedly raped by their maternal uncle for two years at Mawkharshiing village in Mawngap near few kilometres away from Shillong.
The incident which was reported to the police on Wednesday indicated that the two sisters aged 12 and 15 years old, have been victims of this heinous crime after their mother died two years back.

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Congress rallies against beef ban in Williamnagar

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TURA, June 14: Beef became the center of controversy once again with the town of Williamnagar being witness to the Congress party’s protest rally. The rally on Wednesday was against the Narendra Modi led NDA government for its alleged attempt to ban beef with the regulation on cruelty to animal act which forbids sale of cattle at animal market for slaughter.

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Rare opportunity as top MMA gym shows interest in Kurbah

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SHILLONG, June 14: Years of hard work may soon pay off for Raymond Johny Kurbah, a young Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fighter from Shillong who despite being immensely talented is bogged down by financial constraints with no significant help rendered from either the government or the society.    
In spite of these constraints, the Ultimate Fighting Championships (UFC) which is the ultimate dream of MMA fighters globally is just a step away for Kurbah.

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Murder slur on absconding FKJGP adviser

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TURA, June 13: An adviser of the Federation of Khasi Jaintia and Garo People (FKJGP), Whistler Marak had allegedly beat his 22 year old sister in law to death on Monday before absconding immediately after the incident. The murder took place in the village of Mendima Bakra under Kharkutta Police Station in North Garo Hills (NGH) at about 3:30 pm on Monday.

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Mukul bats for better trained police personnel

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SHILLONG, June 14: Stating that there is a need to have better trained police personnel in the State, the Chief Minister of Meghalaya, Dr. Mukul Sangma is batting for training programmes which will equip the police personnel of Meghalaya with better skills.

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Shillong in open condemnation of HNLC’s IED threat

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SHILLONG, June 13: From condemnation, sarcasm, to questioning the fabric of their mission which is safeguarding the natives, the general masses on Tuesday served it all on a platter to the Hynniewtrep National Liberation Council (HNLC) as a rebuttal to their threat of providing logistic support in the form of Improvised Electronic Device (IEDs) to one of the student bodies agitating against the railway and influx issue.
While the police maintained that no amount of threat or intimidation can deter them from conducting their duty, the Khasi Students’ Union (KSU) stated that they are a student body and will not take any support from the militant group at any cost.

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Difficult to convince people of opportunities outside the government sector: Mukul

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SHILLONG, June 13: The Chief Minister of Meghalaya, Dr. Mukul Sangma has admitted that it is difficult to convince people that there are good employment opportunities outside the government sector cand with the people not being able to utilize these opportunities which necessitate course correction to ensure utilization of every opportune potentiality.
Dr. Sangma had made this observation while speaking as the Chief Guest of the Chief Minister’s Entrepreneur’s Conclave around the theme ‘Business and Enterprise Opportunities in Meghalaya’ which was held on Tuesday at Pinewood Hotel, Shillong.

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