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GNLA planning IED blast in Garo Hills

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SHILLONG, Feb 22: Disquieting information has emerged from Garo Hills region of poll bound Meghalaya according to which the militant group GNLA chief, Sohan D Shira is planning to blast IED’s on Siju-Baghmara road in South Garo Hills and Nengkhrah - Williamnagar road in East Garo Hills.

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Rahul Gandhi calls Prime Minister Modi an instrument of corruption

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SHILLONG, Feb 21: Congress president, Rahul Gandhi has called Prime Minister, Narendra Modi an instrument of corruption while questioning where the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)is getting the money to fund its campaigns.
Stating that this is not coming happily from the people, Rahul said, “You can see Narendra Modi talks of corruption day in and day out but he doesn’t answer the question where does all the money that the BJP spends in its campaigns come from.”

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US evangelist Billy Graham dies at 99

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WASHINGTON, Feb 21 (IANS): Famed evangelical Christian pastor Billy Graham, a charismatic figure for decades in the US and counsellor to Presidents, died on Wednesday at the age of 99.
Graham passed away at his home in Montreat, North Carolina, his spokesman Jeremy Blume told CNN.
He had dealt with a number of illnesses in his last years, including prostate cancer, hydrocephalus (a buildup of fluid in the brain) and symptoms of Parkinson’s disease.

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Magician Modi will soon make democracy disappear from India: Rahul

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SHILLONG, Feb 21: Blaming Prime Minister, Narendra Modi’s magic for enabling people like Mallya and the Modis to disappear from the country after having cheated the people of the country, Congress president, Rahul Gandhi said that it is this same magic which will ensure that democracy soon disappears from India.

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NPP slams Sushmita for insulting religious sentiments

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SHILLONG, Feb 21: The National People’s Party (NPP) has lambasted Congress Mahila president, Sushmita Dev for her recent statements which the party says is tantamount to quantifying religious beliefs with election gimmicks.
“Her (Dev) statement tantamounts to a slap in the face for all the people of Meghalaya that she can quantify our religious beliefs to nothing more than election gimmicks. Such statements are no better than statements by anti-secular elements,” NPP state president WR Kharlukhi said in a statement issued here on Wednesday.

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Current system under Mukul has to end: Conrad

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SHILLONG, Feb 21: The national president of the National People’s party (NPP), Conrad Sangma has opined that the current system under Chief Minister, Mukul Sangma has to end and as such has appealed to the people of Meghalaya to vote for the NPP in the ensuing Assembly elections.

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GNLA on an IED planting spree

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SHILLONG, Feb 21: While ten more companies of paramilitary forces along with five companies of the SF-10 commandoes will be deployed in Garo Hills region of poll bound Meghalaya, reports have emerged that over 30 IED’s have been planted in and around East Garo Hills District by suspected GNLA cadres.

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