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Assam seeks time to study documents on disputed land

Posted in March 2012

Staff Reporter
Shillong, March 29:
Meghalaya Chief Minister Dr. Mukul Sangma Thursday informed that Assam government has sought time to study the documents submitted by its counterpart in Meghalaya over its claim on 12 areas which has remained disputed between the two neighboring States.
Speaking to reporters here, Dr Sangma said, “The Assam government has sought time to study the documents over our claim. It would take some time to get back to us, so that the talks on the boundary dispute can move forward.”

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GNLA has strong fire power: SP

Posted in March 2012

Staff Reporter
Shillong, March 29:
The dreaded Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) seems to have been successful in improving its image from a bunch of criminals to terrorist outfit and now a serious threat to state.
East Khasi Hills Superintendent of Police (SP) AR Mawthoh Thursday said “GNLA has strong fire power” while not commenting on the caliber of the outfit.
This is first time that state police has accepted GNLA as a serious threat and pulled up its socks to tackle the militant organization.

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“Phantasm” grapples Mawlai Mawiong, witnesses’ mysterious incident

Posted in March 2012

Staff Reporter
Shillong, March 29:
Residents of Mawlai Mawiong, East Khasi Hills district are spending sleepless nights for close to two weeks now, with fear of “phantasm” grappling them.
It is reported that strange activities, only described as sorcery, have been taking place all over the Mawiong area.
“Things” perceived as dwarfs, not more than 4 feet tall having long beard, are reported to cut and take away small pieces of clothes mainly of female, commonly from the shawls put under the sun to get dried in the day. But some have reported of clothe pieces taken from those kept in a locker.

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St. Anthony’s to host conference on Computer Science

Posted in March 2012

Our Bureau
SHILLONG, March 29:
The Department of Computer Science, St. Anthony’s College is organising a two days National Conference on Emerging Trends and Applications in Computer Science(NCETACS 2012) on Friday and Saturday.
The event is technically sponsored by IEEE and it is also the only conference in the State that has this International Recognition.


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MPYC to avail Master Coach Programme for promoting central schemes

Posted in March 2012

Staff Reporter
Shillong, March 29:
Meghalaya Pradesh Youth Congress (MPYC) has decided to avail the Master Coach Programme of the Indian Youth Congress (IYC) to conduct awareness programmes on various central sponsored schemes especially in rural areas.
MPYC President Raphael Wahlang told reporters Thursday that the programme will enable its members to avail training by trainers from the Jawaharlal Nehru Leadership Institute (JNLI).

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