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NCP seeks disqualification of Meghalaya rebels


August 30th, 2012 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Aug 30 (IANS) The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) Thursday sought the disqualification of its 12 legislators in Meghalaya who have joined the National People's Party (NPP)."The party has sent ... Read more...

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NCP threatens to disqualify Meghalaya legislators


August 26th, 2012 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Aug 26 (IANS) The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) Sunday threatened to seek the disqualification of its 12 legislators in Meghalaya who have joined the National People's Party (NPP).In the ... Read more...

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Sharad Pawar dissolves Meghalaya NCP unit


August 25th, 2012 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
Shillong, Aug 24 (IANS) Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar Friday dissolved the party's Meghalaya unit after his 12 legislators in the state joined the National People's Party (NPP), ... Read more...

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Meghalaya NCP legislators join NPP


August 24th, 2012 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Aug 24 (IANS) Defeated presidential candidate Purno A. Sangma Friday started his new political innings with the National People's Party (NPP).His sons James K. Sangma and Conrad K. Sangma ... Read more...

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Pawar unlikely to attend PM’s dinner for president


July 23rd, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief and Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar is unlikely to attend the farewell dinner for outgoing President Pratibha Patil being hosted ... Read more...

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In Meghalaya, Sangma’s chances are the talking point (With Images) (Meghalaya Newsletter)


July 20th, 2012 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, July 20 (IANS) For this tribal-majority, pretty hill state, the chances of its native, P.A. Sangma's, in the presidential election remain the main talking point of its three ... Read more...

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Sangma dodges questions on daughter’s vote in presidential polls


July 10th, 2012 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 10 (IANS) Opposition presidential candidate P.A. Sangma Tuesday dodged questions on whom his daughter and central minister Agatha Sangma would vote for in the July 19 election."The ... Read more...

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‘Remove weaknesses of institutions that speak for the northeast’


June 30th, 2012 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) The charters of institutions that speak for the northeast should be re-looked at to remove their weaknesses while the people there should transform themselves ... Read more...

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Agatha Sangma skips third event in 10 days to avoid media


June 30th, 2012 - 11:49 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) For the third time in 10 days, Minister of State for Rural Development Agatha Sangma skipped an event Saturday, apparently to avoid media scrutiny ... Read more...

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Sangma’s daughter skips NCP meet


June 21st, 2012 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) Central minister Agatha Sangma, daughter of former Lok Sabha speaker P.A. Sangma who quit the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) to contest the presidential poll, ... Read more...

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Sangma is candidate of communal forces: NCP


June 21st, 2012 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) Soon after the Bharatiya Janata Party decided to support P.A. Sangma for the presidency, the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) Thursday described the former Speaker ... Read more...

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Sangma appeals to NDA allies for support (Lead)


June 21st, 2012 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) Soon after the BJP Thursday announced its support to P.A. Sangma in the presidential poll, the former Lok Sabha speaker appealed to NDA allies ... Read more...

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I’m very much in presidential race: Sangma


June 21st, 2012 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) Soon after the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday announced its support to P.A. Sangma for the presidential poll, the former Lok Sabha speaker said ... Read more...

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Will accept Sangma’s resignation:, says Pawar (Lead)


June 20th, 2012 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) Soon after Janata Party leader Subramanian Swamy announced Wednesday that former Lok Sabha speaker P.A. Sangma had decided to quit the Nationalist Congress Party ... Read more...

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Agatha will go by UPA’s presidential candidate: Sangma


May 26th, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Former Lok Sabha speaker and presidential hopeful P.A. Sangma Saturday said his daughter and union minister Agatha Sangma was not campaigning for him and that ... Read more...

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Sangma pushes himself for president


May 22nd, 2012 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader P.A. Sangma, whose name has been proposed for president by the AIADMK and the Biju Janata Dal (BJD), Tuesday ... Read more...

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Performance of young MPs sub-par in monsoon session


September 11th, 2011 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) The participation of younger parliamentarians in debates during the recently-concluded monsoon session of parliament was slightly lower than the average for all MPs and ... Read more...

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Meghalaya CM rejects Agatha Sangma’s accusation on Rabha-Garo clashes


February 27th, 2011 - 2:20 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 27 (ANI): Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma has turned down accusations made by the Union Minister of State for Rural Development Agatha Sangma that the recent clashes between the ... Read more...

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Delhi University celebrates Northeast Festival


January 24th, 2011 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) Over 500 students from the northeast interacted with police officers on the issue of security and enjoyed a colourful cultural programme as part of the Delhi University's ... Read more...

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Delhi University to host Northeast Students Festival


January 21st, 2011 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) With an avowed aim to foster a special bond with students of the northeast and make them more aware of safety measures, the Delhi University will organise ... Read more...

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Mukul Sangma a nervous chief minister: NCP


January 14th, 2011 - 12:31 am ICT by IANS
Shillong, Jan 13 (IANS) Meghalaya's opposition Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) Thursday described Mukul Sangma as a "nervous chief minister" for shying away from visiting the riot-hit areas of the state."It appears ... Read more...

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Meghalaya chief minister to complain against Agatha


January 12th, 2011 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Jan 12 (IANS) Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma Wednesday said he would register his complaint with Prime Minster Manmohan Singh against union Minister of State for Rural Development Agatha K. ... Read more...

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Curfew further relaxed in Meghalaya


January 8th, 2011 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Jan 8 (IANS) With the situation in riot-hit areas limping to normalcy, authorities in Meghalaya Saturday further relaxed curfew in the Resublepara sub-division in East Garo Hills district.The curfew was relaxed ... Read more...

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Agatha Sangma, family escape mob fury in riot-hit Assam areas


January 8th, 2011 - 1:17 am ICT by IANS
Shillong, Jan 7 (IANS) Minister of State for Rural Development Agatha K. Sangma, her brother and Meghalaya's Leader Of Opposition Conrad K. Sangma and their father and former Lok Sabha speaker Purno ... Read more...

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Corruption not confined to politics, says Agatha Sangma


December 20th, 2010 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Dec 20 (IANS) Corruption is not confined to India's political system alone, Agatha K. Sangma, the youngest minister in the Manmohan Singh cabinet, said Monday."There is lot of cynicism amongst ... Read more...

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First Indo-Latin American animation film tops in Argentina


September 17th, 2010 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 17 (IANS) "Gaturro", the first Indo-Latin American 3D animation film that was completely produced at Toonz Animation studio here, has topped the box office in Argentina, a statement Friday said. The ... Read more...

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Toll in storm Agatha climbs to 184


June 3rd, 2010 - 10:55 am ICT by IANS
Guatemala City, June 3 (IANS/EFE) The death toll from tropical storm Agatha's passage over Central America has reached 184, with all but 28 of the deaths registered in Guatemala. In its latest bulletin, ... Read more...

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Sinkhole In Guatemala Swallows Buildings, Cause Unknown


June 2nd, 2010 - 5:43 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Guatemala City, Guatemala, June 2, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A second sinkhole has appeared in Guatemala City on Saturday, sparking memories of a similar sinkhole that appeared in 2007, or the same ... Read more...

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Tropical storm Agatha pours over Guatemala and El Salvador


June 2nd, 2010 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 2 (ANI): Tropical Storm Agatha - the first tropical storm of the Eastern Pacific hurricane season, took an inland route, drenching El Salvador and Guatemala last weekend.On May 30th, the ... Read more...

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UN prepares to aid Central Americans affected by tropical storm Agatha


June 2nd, 2010 - 4:18 am ICT by BNO News
NEW YORK (BNO NEWS) – The United Nations are preparing to assist tens of thousands of Central Americans who were affected by the heavy flooding and landslides caused by the tropical storm ... Read more...

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Sinkhole in Guatemala City swallows an entire building


June 2nd, 2010 - 2:19 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Guatemala City, Jun 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Guatemala City’s inhabitants are facing one natural disaster after another. First it was struck by a volcano, and then a tropical storm Agatha played havoc ... Read more...

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EU sends $3.7 mn in storm aid to Central America


June 1st, 2010 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, June 1 (DPA) The European Union Tuesday sent 3 million euros ($3.7 million) in aid to the victims of tropical storm Agatha, which has killed at least 135 people in ... Read more...

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Giant Sinkhole Formed At Downtown Guatemala City


June 1st, 2010 - 3:47 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Guatemala City, Guatemala, June 1, (THAINDIAN NEWS) As the massive tropical storm Agatha lashed over Central America on Monday and resulted to the death of more than 100 people, a ... Read more...

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Toll in storm Agatha rises to 100 (Third Lead)


May 31st, 2010 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
Guatemala City/Tegucigalpa (Honduras), May 31 (DPA) Heavy rain caused by tropical storm Agatha has killed almost 100 people in Central America, where tens of thousands of people had to be evacuated over ... Read more...

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Tropical storm Agatha kills 40 in Guatemala (Lead)


May 31st, 2010 - 7:08 am ICT by IANS
Guatemala City, May 31 (IANS/EFE) At least 40 people were killed and 30 missing as tropical storm Agatha battered the Pacific coast of Guatemala, officials said Sunday. More than 74,000 people have been ... Read more...

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