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North East

13 arrested for setting house of former village chief on fire

Shillong, March 10: At least 13 people were arrested in Meghalaya’s East Jaintia Hills district for allegedly setting the house of a former village head on fire, police said on Friday. The incident took place at around 10:45 pm on March 8 when the house of a former village chief of Rymbai Iawpynsin village was allegedly set on fire by a group of people causing severe damage to property, the police said. One person was caught by the public red-handed while his associates ran away taking advantage of the darkness,...
North East

Meghalaya: HSPDP MLA’s office set on fire for supporting NPP-BJP alliance

Shillong, March 4: HSPDP MLA Methodius Dkhar’s office in Shillong was set on fire allegedly by members of his own party as he supported the NPP-BJP coalition, senior NPP leader Prestone Tynsong said on Saturday. Dkhar along with party MLA Shakliar Warjri on Friday pledged support to the NPP-BJP alliance, which staked claim to form the next government in the state under the leadership of Conrad K Sangma. Tynsong, the outgoing deputy chief minister, told PTI that angry supporters of Hill State People’s Democratic Party (HSPDP) went to Dkhar’s office...

Training on fire safety held at Kiphire

Dimapur, June 22: Two-day training on Fire safety was conducted at Hopongkyu Memorial hall, Kiphire on June 20 and 21. Demonstration of basic firefighting/ fire safety inspection and audit/ handling of extinguisher/ fire prevention, protection system, and rescue techniques were imparted. The training was given to the church members, ward/ colony, private buildings of any high rise, and hotels. The training was attended by representatives from the Central and State departments. (Page News Service)...
Sheetal Sarees

Fire at Sheetal Sarees

DIMAPUR, JUNE 20: A garment store, especially dealing in women's wear and sarees, "Sheetal Sarees" suffered heavy damage and losses...
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