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GNLA commander killed, camp busted in Meghalaya


September 14th, 2012 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Sep 14 (IANS) Security forces Friday busted a hideout of the Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) in the western part of Meghalaya, killing a top rebel commander of the ... Read more...

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Britain equipping Syrian rebels with satellite phones


August 5th, 2012 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS) British officials are secretly equipping Syrian rebel groups with satellite phones in a bid to topple President Bashar al-Assad, the Daily Mail reported.The supply of the ... Read more...

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Garo rebels, security forces exchange fire in Meghalaya


July 30th, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, July 30 (IANS) A fierce gun-battle broke out between the security forces and Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) rebels Monday in the newly-created North Garo Hills district in western ... Read more...

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Police commando killed, rebel camp busted in Meghalaya (Lead)


July 24th, 2012 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, July 24 (IANS) A police commando was killed and another injured Tuesday in a fierce gunfight with Garo rebels in west Meghalaya, even as security forces busted a joint ... Read more...

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GNLA-ULFA camp busted in Meghalaya


July 24th, 2012 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, July 24 (IANS) Security forces have busted a joint training camp of the Garo National Liberation Army and the United Liberation Front of Asom in the Garo Hills region ... Read more...

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Child soldiers continue to be recruited in Mali: UNICEF


July 7th, 2012 - 10:31 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, July 7 (IANS) The UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) has reported that an alarming number of children continue to be recruited by Malian armed rebels, Xinhua has reported a ... Read more...

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Nagaland Chief Minister’s aide escapes attack


July 6th, 2012 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kohima, Jul 6 (IANS) A close aide of Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio made a narrow escape after unidentified armed men opened fire at him outside his house, police said ... Read more...

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Kidnapped SBI cashier in Meghalaya still untraced


July 2nd, 2012 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Jul 2 (IANS) The whereabouts of the State Bank of India (SBI) cashier kidnapped by Liberation Achik Elite Force (LAEF) rebels 10 days ago remain unknown, even as ... Read more...

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Garo rebel outfit chief lodged in Bangladesh jail: BSF


June 23rd, 2012 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, June 23 (IANS) Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) chief Champion R. Sangma, who was arrested by Bangladesh forces last year, is lodged in "some jail" in that country, according ... Read more...

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Rebels kill policeman, injure three in Meghalaya


May 30th, 2012 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, May 30 (IANS) A policeman was shot dead and three of his colleagues critically wounded in a gunbattle with rebels in a forest area in Meghalaya's South Garo Hills ... Read more...

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Border issues discussed with Myanmar: PM


May 30th, 2012 - 12:36 am ICT by IANS
On Board Air India One, May 29 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Tuesday that detailed discussions on border issues had been held with Myanmar during his three-day visit ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda behind Syrian blasts, says Russia


May 14th, 2012 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Moscow believes that terrorist groups, including Al Qaeda, carried out recent suicide bombings in Syria, said Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Gennady Gatilov Monday.At least 55 ... Read more...

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Sangma asks people to help fight separatists


May 3rd, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, May 3 (IANS) Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma Thursday exhorted people in the three insurgency-hit districts of Garo Hills in the state to come forward and help the government ... Read more...

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Russia supports Syrians’ decision on leadership


March 18th, 2012 - 5:59 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 18 (IANS) Voicing support for Syrians' decision on their leadership, Russia has urged a ceasefire and political talks in the violence-wracked country.Russia believes the Syrians could make decisions ... Read more...

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Meghalaya CM confident of tackling GNLA


March 13th, 2012 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, March 13 (IANS) Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma Tuesday exuded confidence that his government will effectively tackle insurgency in the Garo Hills and ensure lasting peace in the state.The ... Read more...

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US senators seek sanctions on Russian firm


March 13th, 2012 - 7:57 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 13 (IANS) A group of 17 US senators have urged the defence department to stop doing business with a Russian state-owned arms exporting company, which they accused of ... Read more...

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Surrendered Garo rebel’s house torched, mother missing


January 29th, 2012 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Jan 29 (IANS) Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) rebels torched the house of one of its surrendered members in Meghalaya's South Garo Hills district, police said Sunday, adding the ... Read more...

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Fierce gunfight between Garo rebels, commandos


January 28th, 2012 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
Shillong, Jan 27 (IANS) A fierce gunfight lasting an hour broke out between Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) rebels and Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) commandos in the jungles of ... Read more...

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Over 500 Assam militants to surrender Tuesday


January 23rd, 2012 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Jan 23 (IANS) One of northeast India's biggest surrender ceremonies is taking place Tuesday in Assam with an estimated 500 militants from nine different separatist groups of the ... Read more...

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Ceasefire agreements with Assam rebel groups extended


January 18th, 2012 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) The Indian government Wednesday extended by another six months separate ceasefire agreements with two rebel groups in Assam that would facilitate the ongoing peace process ... Read more...

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Two Garo militants killed in Meghalaya


December 18th, 2011 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Dec 18 (IANS) Two rebels of the Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) were killed in a gunfight in Meghalaya's East Garo Hills Sunday, police said.The battle broke out in ... Read more...

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India handovers fresh list of insurgent camps to Bangladesh


December 15th, 2011 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Dec 15 (IANS) India's Border Security Force (BSF) Thursday said that Bangladesh has assured firm action against insurgents operating from its territory against India."We have handed over a list ... Read more...

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Militants’ threats force doctors to flee western Assam


December 12th, 2011 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Kokrajhar (Assam), Dec 12 (IANS) Extortion threats from tribal militants have forced dozens of government doctors to flee their areas of posting in western Assam, leaving hundreds of patients at ... Read more...

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Will not withdraw forces from Garo Hills: Sangma


December 6th, 2011 - 12:22 am ICT by IANS
Shillong, Dec 5 (IANS) A fortnight after the abduction of a government official by suspected Garo rebels, the Meghalaya government Monday said it would not withdraw central forces from ... Read more...

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Meghalaya rebel chief nabbed in Bangladesh : Police


November 25th, 2011 - 1:08 am ICT by IANS
Shillong, Nov 24 (IANS) In a major setback to the Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA), its top leader Champion R. Sangma has been detained in Bangladesh and is likely to ... Read more...

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Top GNLA rebel arrested


November 24th, 2011 - 11:51 am ICT by IANS
Shillong, Nov 24 (IANS) Security forces in Meghalaya have arrested a top leader of the Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA), fighting for a separate state of Garoland, police said Thursday.Jacques ... Read more...

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UN: South Sudan rebels kill nine civilians during weekend attacks


November 2nd, 2011 - 10:46 pm ICT by BNO News
UNITED NATIONS (BNO NEWS) -- The United Nations (UN) has dispatched peacekeepers and medical staff to northern South Sudan after deadly attacks during the weekend by members of a rebel group.The attacks ... Read more...

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Hunt on for Meghalaya rebels behind police killing


November 1st, 2011 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Nov 1 (IANS) Security forces in Meghalaya launched search operations Tuesday to nab Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) rebels who gunned down five people, including four police personnel, in ... Read more...

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Meghalaya’s views sought to declare GNLA outlawed


November 1st, 2011 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Nov 1 (IANS) The central government has sought the views of the Meghalaya government before declaring the Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) an outlawed rebel outfit, an official said ... Read more...

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Five killed in Meghalaya ambush


November 1st, 2011 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
Shillong, Oct 31 (IANS) Four police personnel and a civilian were killed and two policemen critically injured Monday in a militant ambush in insurgency-ravaged western Meghalaya, police said.A group of ... Read more...

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Meghalaya rebel commander killed


October 18th, 2011 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Oct 18 (IANS) A top commander of outlawed Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) was killed in a gunfight with security forces in Meghalaya Tuesday, police said.The gunbattle broke out ... Read more...

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Gunfight as Garo rebels ambush police team


September 27th, 2011 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Sep 27 (IANS) A fierce gun-battle ensued in Meghalaya's restive South Garo Hills district Tuesday after Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) rebels ambushed a police team. No casualty ... Read more...

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Will not bow to Garo rebels’ demands: Minister


September 17th, 2011 - 12:29 am ICT by IANS
Shillong, Sep 16 (IANS) The Meghalaya government will not bow down to the 300-hour shutdown call of the rebel Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) demanding withdrawal of central forces involved ... Read more...

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Rebel shutdown hits life in Meghalaya


September 12th, 2011 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Sep 12 (IANS) A three-day shutdown called by the outlawed Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA), demanding withdrawal of central forces and suspension of combing operations, hit normal life in ... Read more...

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Indian agencies deny ULFA leader injured in Myanmar


September 10th, 2011 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Sep 10 (IANS) Media reports that elusive commander-in-chief of the outlawed United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) Paresh Baruah was injured in a military offensive by the Myanmarese junta ... Read more...

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