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Blast in Imphal, two injured


September 9th, 2012 - 1:19 am ICT by IANS
Imphal, Sep 8 (IANS) Two people, including a soldier, were injured in a bomb blast triggered by the outlawed People's Liberation Army (PLA) rebels in the Manipur capital Saturday, police ... Read more...

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Meghalaya I-Day celebrations marred by shutdown


August 15th, 2012 - 12:28 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Aug 15 (IANS) The Independence Day celebrations in Meghalaya were marred by a shutdown called by a militant group, which affected life in the state.The shutdown was called by ... Read more...

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Alert in Meghalaya ahead of HNLC ‘Raising Day’


August 8th, 2012 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Aug 8 (IANS) Security forces have been put on alert in Meghalaya ahead of the Hynniewtrep National Liberation Council's (HNLC) "Raising Day" on Aug 14, police said Wednesday.The tribal ... Read more...

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Meghalaya rebels turn culture cops, threaten police spies


July 23rd, 2012 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, July 23 (IANS) A separatist rebel group in Meghalaya has threatened to take stern action against women wearing provocative dresses and impose extreme punishment on people who had become ... Read more...

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Trinamool inducts ‘dissident’ GJM activists


June 11th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Siliguri, June 11 (IANS) In a bid to increase its presence in the Darjeeling hills, West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress Monday inducted hundreds of "dissident" supporters of the Gorkha Janmukti ... Read more...

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Trinamool inducts ‘dissident’ GJM activists


June 11th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Siliguri, June 11 (IANS) In a bid to increase its presence in the Darjeeling hills, West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress Monday inducted hundreds of "dissident" supporters of the Gorkha Janmukti ... Read more...

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HNLC cadre arrested in Meghalaya


May 26th, 2012 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 26 (IANS) BSF troops deployed along the India-Bangladesh border have arrested a hard core cadre of the Meghalaya-based militant outfit Hynnewtrep National Liberation Council (HNLC), a BSF spokesman ... Read more...

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Obama congratulates former E. Timor military chief Ruak on election victory


April 24th, 2012 - 4:11 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- U.S. President Barack Obama on Monday congratulated former East Timor independence fighter José Maria Vasconcelos, who is better known as Taur Matan Ruak, for winning last week's ... Read more...

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Ex-member of rebel group held in Meghalaya


February 24th, 2012 - 12:36 am ICT by IANS
Shillong, Feb 23 (IANS) A former Meghalaya rebel was Thursday arrested along with seven aides for assault, intimidation and damage to private property, police said. He had laid down arms ... Read more...

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Governor laments rising militancy in Meghalaya


January 26th, 2012 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Jan 26 (IANS) Governor R.S. Mooshahary Thursday regretted that militancy was rising in Meghalaya as the scenic state celebrated Republic Day amid a shutdown called by a rebel group.After ... Read more...

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Libya to be ruled by Islamic law: NTC


October 24th, 2011 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Oct 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Islamic sharia law will prevail in Libya and any existing laws that contradict this will be repealed, National Transitional Council leader Mustafa Abdel Jalil said ... Read more...

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New rulers declare Libya officially liberated


October 24th, 2011 - 1:53 am ICT by IANS
Benghazi, Oct 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Libya's transitional government Sunday declared national liberation."Declaration of Liberation. Raise your head high. You are a free Libyan," National Transitional Council (NTC) deputy head Abdel ... Read more...

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Meghalaya rebel group says its leader is in Bangladesh


September 3rd, 2011 - 1:37 am ICT by IANS
Shillong, Sep 3 (IANS) The outlawed Hynniewtrep National Liberation Council (HNLC) Friday said its military wing chief Bobby Reagan Marwein is still alive and media reports of his death in ... Read more...

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Sangma seeks report on rebel’s ‘killing’ in Bangladesh


September 2nd, 2011 - 12:25 am ICT by IANS
Shillong, Sep 1 (IANS) Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma Thursday asked the union health ministry to confirm the alleged killing of secessionist Khasi rebel leader Bobby Reagan Marwein in Bangladesh.Quoting ... Read more...

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Meghalaya celebrates I-Day amid shutdown


August 15th, 2011 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Aug 15 (IANS) A shutdown called by a militant group affected life in Meghalaya Monday even as the state celebrated India's Independence Day.The protest was called by the outlawed ... Read more...

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South African Communist Party turns 90


August 2nd, 2011 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, Aug 2 (IANS) The South African Communist Party, which had been in the forefront of the struggle against imperialism and racism since 1921, has turned 90.The party said the ... Read more...

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Pintail adds another twist in Darjeeling’s politics


July 18th, 2011 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
Sukna (West Bengal), July 18 (IANS) Witness to several twists and turns in the politics of West Bengal's troubled hill areas, the Pintail village, a tourist resort, Monday was the ... Read more...

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Chargesheet filed against 19 UNLF members for sedition


February 16th, 2011 - 1:17 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 16 (ANI): The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has filed a charge-sheet against 19 members of the banned terrorist organisation the United National Liberation Front (UNLF) of Manipur.According to an ... Read more...

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Strike hits Republic Day in Meghalaya


January 26th, 2011 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Jan 26 (IANS) A shutdown called by a militant group affected life in Meghalaya Wednesday as the state celebrated Republic Day. In Shillong, the state capital, Governor R.S. Mooshahary unfurled the ... Read more...

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Wen Jiabao lays wreath at Gandhi’s memorial in Delhi


December 16th, 2010 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec.16 (ANI): Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao visited the memorial of the Father of the Nation, Mahatma Gandhi, here on Thursday.The Chinese Premier laid floral wreaths at Rajghat.Wen signed the ... Read more...

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Manipuri separatist leader Meghen nabbed in Bihar


December 1st, 2010 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Dec 1 (IANS) One of India's most wanted separatist leaders, Rajkumar Meghen, chief of the outlawed United National Liberation Front (UNLF) in Manipur, has been arrested, police said Wednesday.Sleuths of the ... Read more...

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Meghalaya government open to talks with rebel groups


November 30th, 2010 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Nov 30 (IANS) Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma Tuesday said his government is open for meaningful dialogue with the secessionist Hynniewtrep National Liberation Council (HNLC) and other rebel groups."The state ... Read more...

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Two Manipur militants arrested in Guwahati


October 12th, 2010 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Oct 12 (IANS) Two militants of the outlawed United National Liberation Front (UNLF) of Manipur were arrested Tuesday from a rented accommodation in Assam's main city of Guwahati, officials said.A police ... Read more...

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Eleven Manipuri rebels arrested in Guwahati


August 20th, 2010 - 12:56 pm ICT by ANI
Guwahati, Aug 20 (ANI): Eleven United National Liberation Front (UNLF) militants, including two women cadres, were arrested in Guwahati on Thursday.The arrests were made from Hengerabari, Borbari, Chachal and Mathgharia areas ... Read more...

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Meghalaya CM expresses concern over activities of new militant outfits


August 15th, 2010 - 9:47 pm ICT by ANI
Shillong, Aug.15 (ANI): Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma on Sunday unfurled the national flag at the Polo Grounds amidst tight security and said that though the State is peaceful there is a ... Read more...

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Sangma urges Meghalayans not to support terrorists


August 15th, 2010 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Aug 15 (IANS) Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma Sunday urged the people to shun terrorists by not extending any support to them. "Terrorists, with their disruptive and anti-social agenda, will never ... Read more...

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Security stepped up in Meghalaya as rebels call shutdown


August 14th, 2010 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Aug 14 (IANS) Security was tightened across Meghalaya ahead of the 36-hour shutdown called by the outlawed Hynniewtrep National Liberation Council (HNLC) coinciding with the Independence Day celebrations, police officials said ... Read more...

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Rebels sneak into Meghalaya to disrupt I-Day celebrations: Minister


August 12th, 2010 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Aug 12 (IANS) About 10 to 12 rebels of the outlawed Hynniewtrep National Liberation Council (HNLC) have sneaked into India from Bangladesh to disrupt the Independence Day celebrations in Meghalaya, Home ... Read more...

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Meghalaya heightens security ahead of I-Day


August 11th, 2010 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Aug 11 (IANS) Security has been heightened in Meghalaya following the outlawed Hynniewtrep National Liberation Council's (HNLC) call to boycott Independence Day celebrations, police said Wednesday. Chief Minister Mukul Sangma, who ... Read more...

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Meghalaya rebel group asks for boycott of Independence Day


August 8th, 2010 - 12:23 am ICT by IANS
Shillong, Aug 7 (IANS) The outlawed Hynniewtrep National Liberation Council (HNLC) Saturday appealed to the people to join their boycott of the Independence Day celebrations, even as security forces were put on ... Read more...

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Top militant arrested in Meghalaya (With Image)


July 19th, 2010 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, July 19 (IANS) A top leader of the outlawed Hynniewtrep National Liberation Council (HNLC) was arrested Monday along the India-Bangladesh border in Meghalaya, a Border Security Force (BSF) official said. "(Self-styled) ... Read more...

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Life in Meghalaya hit by militant outfit’s shutdown


May 20th, 2010 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, May 20 (IANS) Normal life came to a standstill in Meghalaya Thursday following a dawn-to-dusk shutdown called by the outlawed Hynniewtrep National Liberation Council (HNLC) to protest the killing of ... Read more...

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Meghalaya braces for three shutdowns


May 17th, 2010 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, May 17 (IANS) Meghalaya is set to see three shutdowns in a row beginning from Tuesday to protest police firing that killed four people at the disputed Langpih village. While the ... Read more...

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Vietnam seeks better ties with India


May 13th, 2010 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) Vietnam wants to boost its strategic relationship with India, its leaders have told the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M). Vietnam's ruling Communist party has asked the CPI-M to ... Read more...

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No hand in student leader’s killing in Bangladesh: HNLC


May 13th, 2010 - 12:53 am ICT by IANS
Shillong, May 12 (IANS) The outlawed Hynniewtrep National Liberation Council (HNLC) Wednesday claimed that it had no hand in the killing of a Khasi student activist, missing since 2007, in Bangladesh. The ... Read more...

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