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AR denies charges of ‘extra-judicial-killings’ in NE

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SHILLONG, May 31: Refuting the Supreme Court constituted committee’s report indicting Assam Rifles’ of involving in ‘extra-judicial-killings’ in the region, Director General (DG) of Assam Rifles Lt Gen Ranbir Singh on Friday said “The committee reports on the matter are not a fact.”
Speaking to reporters on the sideline of ‘Go Green’ Campaign function here, Lt Gen Singh said “It is not true that Assam Rifles (AR) is indulging in extra-judicial killings”.

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UN expert urges India to probe extra-judicial killings

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Shillong, May 31 (IANS): A United Nations expert on human rights Friday urged the Indian government to institute a commission of inquiry into extra-judicial killings in the northeastern states.
"A credible commission of inquiry into extra-judicial executions in India, or at least in the areas most affected by extra-judicial executions, should be appointed by the government," UN Special Rapporteur on extra-judicial, summary or arbitrary executions, Christof Heyns said.

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Application against Mukul’s caste certificate forwarded to Tura

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Shillong, May 31: The application of Tennydard Marak from Williamnagar, who has demanded for cancellation of Meghalaya Chief Minister Dr Mukul Sangma’s Caste Certificate and challenged the legitimacy of his surname, has been forwarded to Tura, West Garo Hills.

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Meghalaya Govt to start ‘placement link’ to curb unemployment

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SHILLONG, May 31: To resolve the issue of unemployment in the state, the Meghalaya government will start its own ‘placement link’ with reputed companies of the country targeting placement opportunities for more than 5000 youths of the state.

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NEHU JAC suspends agitation

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Shillong, May 31: The teaching and non – teaching staffs of North Eastern Hill University (NEHU) under the banner of Joint Action Committee (JAC) on Friday suspended their agitational programme after ‘certain positive steps’ taken by the Vice-Chancellor (VC).

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