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As in any history, Naga history has its pitfalls: FNR

Posted in July 2012

Dimapur, July 31: The Forum for Naga Reconciliation (FNR) has admitted that as in any peoples’ history, Naga history has its own share of pitfalls. However, more ominous are the subsurface tensions among the Nagas, said the FNR.
Forum for Naga Reconciliation (FNR) is responsible for reducing the factional clashes among the Naga underground organizations in the last few days. Founded in the year 2008, the FNR has been convening several meetings involving various Naga underground groups.

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Rakhi fervor

Posted in July 2012

B K Neelam, Centre in charge of Brahma Kumaris, Upper Mawprem, Shillong tying a Rakhi Band on the hand of Meghalaya Chief Minister Dr Mukul M Sangma on Monday.


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Champion in Meghalaya police custody ‘finally’

Posted in July 2012

Staff Reporter
SHILLONG, July 30:
In what could be termed as a “boost” to the state police department in fighting against the Garo militant outfit in the state, Chairman of the Garo terrorist outfit – Garo National Army Liberation (GNLA) Champion R Sangma was Monday arrested by the police after he was pushed back to India from Bangladesh.
Sangma who is also the co-founding member of the GNLA was pushed back to India by Bangladesh authorities early Monday morning.
Confirming this, State Director General of Police (DGP) N Ramachandran said, “He (Champion) was arrested today (Monday) morning and is now in police custody”.

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KHNAM releases first list of candidates for 2013 Meghalaya Assembly polls

Posted in July 2012

Staff Reporter
SHILLONG, July 30:
The Khun Hynniewtrep National Awakening Movement (KHNAM) has on Monday announced its first list of candidates for the upcoming 2013 elections in the state.
“We have announced the names of three candidates in the first list”, KHNAM president Pyndapborthiaw Saiborne told reporters at a news conference here.
The three candidates include Pyndapborthiaw Saiborne who will be contesting against sitting MLA Founder S Cajee from Mawlai constituency, MDC Adelbert Nongrum from Shillong North and Hander Wanniang from Mawkyrwat constituency.

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Inaugural of New District at Khliehriat today

Posted in July 2012

Jowai, 30: In view of the inauguration of New District at Khliehriat, the Deputy Commissioner of Jaintia Hills District, Jowai has declared Tuesday as Local Holiday  in Jaintia Hills District.
All state Government offices/ Educational institutions under the Government of Meghalaya located in Jaintia Hills District shall remain closed.


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