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5 GNLA cadres surrender 22.10.2014 The Assam Tribune
5 GNLA cadres surrender
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Ex-Meghalaya bureaucrat for AFPSA repeal 22.10.2014 The Assam Tribune
Ex-Meghalaya bureaucrat for AFPSA repeal
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5 GNLA cadres surrender 22.10.2014 The Telegraph : North East
5 GNLA cadres surrender
6 ULFA Terrorists Arrested by Army in Meghalaya 22.10.2014 NDTV National
In a major breakthrough, six suspected terrorists of the United Liberation Front of Assam (ULFA) were arrested last night by Army troops in ...
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Tribute to martyrs 22.10.2014 The Telegraph : North East
Shillong, Oct. 21: The BSF officers and jawans of Shillong frontier today observed Police Commemoration Day and paid rich homage to 642 martyrs of all central armed police forces and state police organisations who made supreme sacrifice for the security of the nation during 2013-14.
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BJP appoints in-charge 22.10.2014 The Telegraph : North East
Shillong, Oct. 21: Fresh from the victories in Maharashtra and Haryana, BJP chief Amit Shah today appointed party leaders as in-charge of 28 states/Union Territories, some of which will be going to the polls soon.
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Seminar rails against army act in NE 22.10.2014 The Telegraph : North East
Shillong, Oct. 21: A seminar in Meghalaya today voiced fear over the implementation of the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act, 1958.
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Engineer faces complaint for issuing safety certificate 22.10.2014 Meghalaya Times

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SHILLONG, Oct 21: Alleging that the executive engineer – II of the Meghalaya Urban Development Authority (MUDA) had issued a safety certificate for construction of boundary retaining wall at the residence of a former legislator from Nongshken, a resident of Laitumkrah, Santelson Kurbah, has lodged a complaint in this regard.
According to the safety certificate, the executive engineer Banrikupar Lyngdoh has stated that the boundary retaining wall at the residence of former Nongshken legislator Donkupar Massar and his wife KHADC MDC, Grace Mary Kharpuri is safe even as the complainant alleged that it has been constructed without laying foundation as per direction of the Town Planning Officer of MUDA.

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AFSPA, 1958 fails to prescribe the duration of its operation: GP Wahlang 22.10.2014 Meghalaya Times

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SHILLONG, Oct 21: The much-debated Armed Force Special Power Act (AFSPA), 1958 gives blanket protection to security force and it fails to prescribe the duration of its operation, once the law is enforced in any area, observed former State Chief Information Commissioner (CIC), GP Wahlang, on Tuesday.
 ”The act gives full protection to security force, for any act done or purported to be done by them in exercise of the power under the Act and this has resulted in irresponsible activities,” Wahlang said adding “The security personnel should be held accountable for any malafide error of judgment on their part.”

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5 GNLA cadres surrender in NGH 22.10.2014 Meghalaya Times

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TURA, Oct 21: Continuing the trend of surrenders in Garo Hills, five members of the banned Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) surrendered to the North Garo Hills (NGH) police on Tuesday.
The surrender which happened in the presence of the NGH Superintendent of Police (SP), Jerry Marak, at about 11:30 am saw five cadres come forward to give themselves up at the Bajengdoba Police Station.
The surrendered cadres have been identified as Tengbarth Marak alias Jingnang, (20) of the 4th batch of GNLA cadres. He was the senior most of the cadres who surrendered along with Griksang B. Marak alias Katnap, 19, Chanang K Marak alias Rasong, 21, Loban M. Sangma, 19 and Nikrak M. Sangma alias Mikjan, 19.

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GNLA alleges conspiracy to eliminate family members, warns police against first strike 22.10.2014 Meghalaya Times

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TURA, Oct 21: Alleging a plot to eliminate members of the family of cadres belonging to the Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA), the outfit has warned the police in Garo Hills against making any provocative attacks against their families or the outfit would retaliate in kind to the actions of the police force.
In a press communiqué sent on Tuesday, the Deputy Commander in Chief (Dy C-In-C) of the outfit has claimed that the police is targeting the families of the outfit members and has stated that this is not the way forward. Stating that a former member of the GNLA, Mingran T Sangma was actively involved in helping the police in attacking their families, the outfit set out a stern warning against action on their loved ones.

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Sweeper Lane to be converted into Market Complex 22.10.2014 Meghalaya Times

Adelbert to stick to Ardents plans
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SHILLONG, Oct 21: Chief Executive Member (CEM) of Khasi Hills Autonomous District Council (KHADC) Adelbert Nongrum on Tuesday said that his Executive Committee (EC) will follow the policy adopted by the EC led by Ardent Basaiawmoit, who quit as the CEM last month by taking up the issue of relocating the residents from the Sweeper Lane to pave the way for the construction of a new market complex.
“We will follow the policy adopted by the former EC led by Basaiawmoit, which proposed to turn the Sweeper’s Lane area into a market complex,” Nongrum told reporters after the EC meeting of the Council held on Tuesday.

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Angling competition 21.10.2014 The Assam Tribune
Angling competition
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Gogoi tweet scoffs at ‘Modi magic’ 21.10.2014 The Telegraph : North East
Gogoi tweet scoffs at ‘Modi magic’
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Delhi HC restrains P A Sangma from 'repeating defamatory' statements against Mukul M Sangma 21.10.2014 India News, Latest News in India, Live News India, India Breaking News - Times of India
The Delhi High Court has granted relief to Meghalaya chief minister Mukul M Sangma by restraining senior politician and former Lok Sabha Speaker P A Sangma from “repeating defamatory” statements against the ...
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Lafarge compensation for Khasi hills farmers 21.10.2014 The Telegraph : North East
Nongtrai (Meghalaya), Oct. 20 (PTI): Farmers and entrepreneurs from at least 50 villages in and around the mining site of French cement major, Lafarge, in Meghalaya's East Khasi Hills district have benefited from nearly Rs 100 crore disbursed as compensation by the multinational company, according to an official.
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Azad Hind Day 21.10.2014 The Telegraph : North East
Shillong, Oct. 20: The Azad Hind Foundation Day, commemorated for setting up of a provisional government of free India by Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose on October 21, 1943, will be celebrated at Opera Hall, Thana Road, here tomorrow.
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Neso to hold rights seminar 21.10.2014 The Telegraph : North East
Shillong, Oct. 20: The North East Students' Organisation (Neso) in collaboration with the constituent students' bodies of the region will hold a seminar North East Consultation on Human Rights: Soliciting People's Opinion on Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act, 1958 tomorrow.
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Meet on NGT coal ban 21.10.2014 The Telegraph : North East
Shillong, Oct. 20: A delegation of the State Co-ordination Committee of Coal Owners, Miners and Dealers Forum recently attended business meetings in Bangladesh after coal export to the neighbouring country came to a grinding halt.
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Varsity probe hits hurdle 21.10.2014 The Telegraph : North East
Shillong, Oct. 20: Investigations into the affairs of the now disbanded CMJ University have hit a roadblock with two persons, said to have crucial links in the functioning of the private institute, "evading arrest".
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