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GHSMC to hold meeting to seek unity in Garoland demand 24.10.2014 Meghalaya Times

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TURA, Oct 23: The Garo Hills State Movement Committee (GHSMC) is set to hold a meeting on October 25 to seek unity of citizens for the demand for a separate Garoland state. The meeting to be held at the residence of Chokpot MLA, Cliiford Marak’s house will look to include the various NGOs,  political leaders, church leaders, senior citizens, associations, nokmas, sordars and various communities of the Garo Hills.
In a release by the chairman of the GHSMC, Nikman Marak said, “The previous meeting held at Tura MP, PA Sangma’s residence on September 20 had resolved to seek a mass meeting to look into the demand. Another meeting with various political parties had also resolved to organize the mass meeting on October 25. We decided to hold the meeting in the Chokpot MLAs’ house to seek greater unity in the demand.”

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3 LAEF cadres caught by NGH police, camp busted after militants flee 24.10.2014 Meghalaya Times

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TURA, Oct 23: Continuing the offensive against militancy in Garo Hills, the North Garo Hills (NGH) police arrested 3 cadres allegedly belonging to the Liberation of Achik Elite Force (LAEF) on Tuesday. The 3 militants, who were arrested, were in a camp that had about 18 cadres, most of whom managed to escape into the nearby jungle. The incident happened in a village called Bangsi Bokda about 120 kms from the town of Tura.

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NEHUSU flags misconduct of NEHU faculty 24.10.2014 Meghalaya Times

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SHILLONG, Oct 23: The North East Hill University Students’ Union (NEHUSU) on Thursday has made a serious remark on the alleged ‘misconduct’ of some faculty members working in this prestigious institute in the North East, even as it seeks immediate correction on the matter.
In a letter to the Vice Chancellor (VC) of the University on Thursday, the Union’s vice president Shiningstar Kharbihkhiew said, “While we look up to our teachers for educational guidance and decencies expected of a responsible citizen, some are adhering to indecent behaviour like smoking in full public view, both in the classrooms and out in the corridors.”

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Garo Hills cop killed in counter insurgency operation 24.10.2014 Meghalaya Times

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Tura, Oct 23: A top cop of the West Garo Hills (WGH) police department, Promoth Sangma lost his life early Thursday morning while fighting insurgents holed up in Songmagre, near Purakhasia in WGH. Sangma was a veteran and a huge inspiration to the many that were trained under him or worked with him, with praise coming for the martyr from all his colleagues.
The 50 year old sub-inspector led his group to bust a militant hideout at Songmagre village under Purakhasia, along the India – Bangladesh border on Wednesday.
However the team came under heavy gunfire in the midst of which, Sangma lost his life on Thursday. Songmagre is a village about 55 km from Tura in WGH.

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ISL is generating a football environment: Ming 24.10.2014 The Assam Tribune
ISL is generating a football environment: Ming
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Five ASAK ultras surrender 24.10.2014 The Assam Tribune
Five ASAK ultras surrender
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West Garo Hills SI killed in encounter 24.10.2014 The Assam Tribune
West Garo Hills SI killed in encounter
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Don Bosco teachers’ convention 24.10.2014 The Assam Tribune
Don Bosco teachers’ convention
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Garo Hills cop killed in counter insurgency operation, police team pays last respects 24.10.2014 Manipur: E-Pao
Garo Hills cop killed in counter insurgency operation, police team pays last respects
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Sub-inspector killed in anti-insurgency operation 24.10.2014 Manipur: E-Pao
Sub-inspector killed in anti-insurgency operation
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Mizo Brothers fete Rosangliana 24.10.2014 Manipur: E-Pao
Mizo Brothers fete Rosangliana
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Seminar on language update 24.10.2014 The Telegraph : North East
Shillong, Oct. 23: Have you ever imagined the Khasi language being used for computational purposes?
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Children show the way 24.10.2014 The Telegraph : North East
Shillong, Oct. 23: As crackers of various shapes, sizes and decibels deafened the city, a group of underprivileged children celebrated Diwali, the festival of lights, by choosing not to pollute the already polluted air.
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Register to keep tabs on ailments 24.10.2014 The Telegraph : North East
Silchar, Oct. 23: The Assam health department will soon launch a drive to create a "migratory register" in some selected districts from where people go to neighbouring states like Meghalaya and Mizoram in search of temporary jobs.
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Sensitise students on human rights consequences of AFSPA imposition: NESO 23.10.2014 Kangla Online
Sensitise students on human rights consequences of AFSPA imposition: NESO
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Shillong girl turns cutest vegan 23.10.2014 The Telegraph : North East
Shillong girl turns cutest vegan
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2nd Aquafest begins 23.10.2014 The Assam Tribune
2nd Aquafest begins
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6 ULFA(I) cadres nabbed in Garo Hills 23.10.2014 The Assam Tribune
6 ULFA(I) cadres nabbed in Garo Hills
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NESO resolves to press for repeal of AFSPA 23.10.2014 Manipur: E-Pao
NESO resolves to press for repeal of AFSPA
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Shillong, Oct. 22: Known for processing "smoked fish" of two varieties, Seng-bor-lang, a women's self-help group from the interiors of West Jaintia Hills district, was bestowed with the "excellence award" at the second Aquafest held here today.
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