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Meghalaya seizes drugs worth Rs 1 crore

Shillong, June 30 (UNI) Meghalaya police on Thursday seized 676 grams of heroin and 30 strips of Nitrazepam tablets worth Rs 1 crore and arrested six persons from different locations.
Based on credible information about the smuggling of drugs into the State, the Anti-Narcotic Task Force (ANTF) arrested two persons - Garry Kharnaior and Kmenlang Shabong - who travelled from Manipur's Jiribam to Shillong via Assam's Silchar by Jagannath travels and tours bus bearing registration number ML-05-L-7887.
On searching their bags, the ANTF team found 34 and 26 soap cases wrapped in black polythene containing yellow/orange powder along with 30 Nitrazepam tablet strips from the blue/black bag pack.
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Sikkim Minister A Upreti resigns

19 Aug 2022 | 9:31 PM

Gangtok, Aug 19 (UNI) Sikkim Minister A Upreti submitted his resignation to Chief Minister PS Tamang on Friday amidst speculation that he could become the Speaker of the state Legislative Assembly.

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RJD hits back on Modi for allegation of outsiders attending official meetings

19 Aug 2022 | 9:18 PM

Patna, Aug 19 (UNI) RJD on Friday hit back on BJP leader Sushil Kumar Modi for his allegation of outsiders attending official meetings of Tej Pratap and Tejaswi, saying BJP leaders had been doing
so when they Ministers in NDA government headed by Chief Minister Nitish Kumar.

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Five fishermen missing after trawlers capsize in Bay of Bengal

19 Aug 2022 | 9:14 PM

Kakdwip (West Bengal), Aug 19 (UNI) At least five fishermen went missing on Friday after three trawlers capsized in the stormy Bay of Bengal in West Bengal's South 24 Parganas district, official sources said.Altogether 38 fishermen fell into the turbulent waters when the three fuel-powered fishing trawlers capsized following stormy weather in the coastal district.However, 33 of them were rescued by other fishermen.The accident happened when the trawlers were returning to Kakdwip and Namkhana from deep sea fishing.Sources said after the sunset search and rescue operations for the missing persons have been halted for the night.The capsize happened when the trawlers were jolted at the seabed near Kendo island, sources said.While F B Satyanarayan turned turtle, FB Vishalaxmi and FB Sudhamayee sank. UNI XC-PC SJC.

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Meghalaya CM claims education system and economic situation improved

19 Aug 2022 | 8:54 PM

Tura (Meghalaya), Aug 19 (UNI) Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad Sangma on Friday said that in the last four and half years our education system and over-all economic situation improved in the state.

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Lagna for Nuakhai fixed by Pandit Mahasabha

19 Aug 2022 | 8:51 PM

Sambalpur, Aug 19 (UNI) The Brahmamandap Pandit Mahasabha of Sambalpur fixed September 1 as the Lagna for the ‘Nabanna’ (Nuakhai-offering of new crop) to Maa Samaleswari .

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