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ANUF military chief killed in Meghalaya


August 14th, 2012 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Aug 14 (IANS) Two militants, including the military wing chief of the Achik National United Front (ANUF), were Tuesday killed in a gunfight with security forces in Meghalaya, police ... Read more...

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Centre, Meghalaya not keen on talks with GNLA


August 10th, 2012 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Aug 10 (IANS) The central government is not keen to hold talks with the Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) on its demand for creation of a separate Garoland ... Read more...

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Four Garo rebels arrested in Meghalaya


August 6th, 2012 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Aug 6 (IANS) Border Security Force (BSF) troopers Monday arrested four Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) rebels along the India-Bangladesh border in Meghalaya, officials said.All the four rebels were ... Read more...

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GNLA chief arrested in Meghalaya


July 30th, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, July 30 (IANS) The outlawed Garo National Liberation Army's (GNLA) chief Champion R. Sangma was arrested Monday along the India-Bangladesh border in Meghalaya, police said.Champion, whose outfit to be ... Read more...

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Assam-Meghalaya border villages to shun militants


May 16th, 2012 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 16 (IANS) Eighty-four villages located on a remote stretch of the Assam-Meghalaya border have now decided to desist any help to militants who frequent the area.The villages, mostly ... Read more...

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Shutdown brings normal life to standstill in Meghalaya


May 14th, 2012 - 10:57 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, May 14 (IANS) Normal life came to a standstill in the eastern part of Meghalaya Monday during a 12-hour shutdown called by three organisations over the alleged enrolment of ... Read more...

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Shutdown called in Meghalaya over dubious voters


May 10th, 2012 - 2:54 am ICT by IANS
Shillong, May 10 (IANS) Continuing to mount pressure on the Meghalaya government over the enrolment of dubious voters, three powerful organisations Wednesday announced a 12-hour shutdown May 14 in four ... Read more...

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Suspected arms dealers nabbed in Assam


April 28th, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, April 28 (IANS) A joint team of Assam Police, Meghalaya Police and Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) Saturday arrested four suspected arms dealers from Gorchuk area of Assam's main ... Read more...

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Fresh agitation announced in Meghalaya as talks fail


April 26th, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, April 26 (IANS) The impasse between the Meghalaya government and the agitating social organisations on the issue of voter registration continued as talks remained inconclusive Thursday and the groups ... Read more...

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Security stepped up in Shillong after arson attacks


April 24th, 2012 - 1:19 am ICT by IANS
Shillong, April 23 (IANS) Security was stepped up Monday in the Meghalaya state capital after activists went on rampage torching vehicles following a public rally against the inclusion of doubtful ... Read more...

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Centre alerts Assam ahead of ULFA raising day (Lead)


April 4th, 2012 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, April 4 (IANS) Security agencies in Assam are prepared for any attempt by the anti-talk faction of ULFA to resort to violence ahead of April 7 which the ... Read more...

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Protest continues in Meghalaya for Hazare


August 18th, 2011 - 1:16 am ICT by IANS
Shillong, Aug 17 (IANS) Protest continued here in Meghalaya Wednesday against the government action against Gandhian activist Anna Hazare, who is still in New Delhi's Tihar Jail.Carrying flags and holding ... Read more...

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Seven injured in cylinder blasts in Meghalaya


July 20th, 2011 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, July 20 (IANS) Seven people were injured, two of them critically, in twin LPG cylinder blasts Wednesday at two cafes here in Meghalaya, police said.The first blast occurred inside ... Read more...

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Meghalaya seeks central assistance to nab rebel leader


July 19th, 2011 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, July 19 (IANS) Meghalaya Tuesday asked the central government to persuade Bangladesh to nab Champion R. Sangma, a rogue Indian policeman turned secessionist rebel leader hiding in that ... Read more...

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Chidambaram assures central help to Meghalaya


July 7th, 2011 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, July 7 (IANS) Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram Thursday assured Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma all necessary assistance to tackle militancy in the state."We have analysed and assessed ... Read more...

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CBI to take custody of NDFB rebel


February 15th, 2011 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Nongpoh (Meghalaya), Feb 15 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) would soon take custody of National Democratic Front of Bodoland's (NDFB) cadre Mathuram Brahma alias Mudoi, the prime accused in ... 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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Sangma seeks public help for riot victims


January 12th, 2011 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Jan 12 (IANS) Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma Wednesday appealed to the public to donate generously to the Chief Minister's Relief Fund to help the thousands of people displaced in ... Read more...

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Meghalaya curfew relaxed


January 5th, 2011 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Jan 5 (IANS) Authorities Wednesday relaxed for three hours the curfew in Mendipathar in Meghalaya's East Garo district that witnessed ethnic violence, an official said.Curfew was imposed in Mendipathar and adjoining ... Read more...

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Militant hideout busted in Meghalaya


December 12th, 2010 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Dec 12 (IANS) A hideout of the breakaway faction of the Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) was busted Sunday and five rocket-propelled grenades (RPGs) were recovered, police said."A special operation team ... Read more...

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Meghalaya Police up vigil to prevent information leakage


December 8th, 2010 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Dec 8 (IANS) Alarmed over police officials joining rebel groups, Meghalaya Police have stepped up internal vigilance to prevent leakage of information to rebel groups, police said Wednesday.The step was ... Read more...

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Meghalaya civil groups oppose uranium mining project


November 10th, 2010 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Nov 10 (IANS) Anti-mining groups in Meghalaya Wednesday vowed that they would continue to oppose a uranium mining project, while the central government set 2012 as the year to start mining ... Read more...

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Students burn effigy of Meghalaya varsity vice-chancellor


November 4th, 2010 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Nov 4 (IANS) The protest against appointment of A.N. Rai as vice-chancellor of North Eastern Hill University (NEHU) escalated Thursday with agitating students burning his effigy along with those of ... Read more...

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Meghalaya militant leader still a police officer in records


July 30th, 2010 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, July 30 (IANS) Believe it or not: a Meghalaya police officer-turned-militant, Champion R. Sangma, is still a Deputy Superintendent of Police in the Meghalaya police records, a police official said Friday. Champion ... Read more...

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ULFA militant held in Bangladesh


June 7th, 2010 - 11:35 am ICT by IANS
Dhaka, June 7 (IANS) A militant of India's banned United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) has been arrested in Bangladesh's northern Mymensingh district, a media report said Monday. Ranjan Chowdhury alias Masud Ranjan ... Read more...

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‘Nepalis living in terror in Meghalaya’


May 29th, 2010 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 29 (IANS) Known as the tranquil abode of clouds, India's north-eastern Meghalaya state has now become an abode of terror for Nepali migrants who say they are being attacked, threatened ... Read more...

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Security forces bust militant camp in Meghalaya


May 19th, 2010 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, May 19 (IANS) Security forces Wednesday busted a training camp of the Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) in Meghalaya and recovered arms and ammunition, a top police officer said. "A special ... Read more...

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Meghalaya, Assam ministers to discuss border dispute


November 11th, 2009 - 12:55 pm ICT by ANI
Shillong/Guwahati, Nov 11 (ANI): Senior ministers from the states of Meghalaya and Assam are scheduled to meet today to iron out the vexed border dispute between the two states. Meghalaya Revenue ... Read more...

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MJ’s dermatologist denies office raid reports


August 22nd, 2009 - 1:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 22 (ANI): Michael Jackson's dermatologist Arnold Klein has denied all reports which claim his Beverly Hills office was raided by cops.Klein's attorney Garo Ghazarian said police only wanted to ... Read more...

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Sonia says no party other than Congress has worked for betterment of farmers


June 13th, 2008 - 6:44 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi , June 13 (ANI): Congress President Sonia Gandhi today said that no other party in power at the Centre has done so much for the farmers community, while recalling ... Read more...

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