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Faith should be seen in action: Archbishop Jala

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Shillong, Aug 11: Archbishop of Shillong Diocese Rev. Dominic Jala on Sunday morning inaugurated and blessed the Chapel at Siloam, Umsaw in Ri-Bhoi district, during a solemn Eucharistic Celebration beginning in the presence of all the Salesian Provincials of South Asia.
Altogether, over 47 priests from in and around Shillong and about 1600 faithful attended the programme.

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Williamnagar gang rape: 9 juveniles out on bail

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Tura, Aug 11: The Williamnagar gang rape case, which shook the state and sent 16 people to police custody, has been pending in the Tura Fast Track court for the past three months. The status of the case is being monitored not only by the media and the people of Meghalaya, but by the whole nation, who look for justice for the girl who was brutally raped by as many as 16 people.

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ANVC(B) terms killing of cadres as ‘political conspiracy’

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Breakaway faction accuses UALA, GNU and Maoists
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Shillong, Aug 11: Condemning the killing of two of its cadres in Assam recently, ANVC(B) Sunday claimed that the incident was an ‘political conspiracy’ which was instigated by UALA, executed by GNU with the ‘blessing of Maoists’.
On August 9 last, two ANVC(B) cadres were lynched by villagers in Dorengtip, in Kacharipara of Assam, in the pretext of demanding money while two other cadres were handed over to police besides three others managing to escape the scene.

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New GHADC Community Centre inaugurated at Gonchudare

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Tura, Aug 11: Continuing on the development spree for the Garo Hills region, a new Community Centre was opened at Gonchudare, about 35 kms from the town of Tura. The opening of the Centre in the area was a first for the area, a place which has generally been left out of the spectrum, was witnessed by a huge gathering that came specifically to get a feel of the new centre.

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GHSMC apologizes for violence, wants everyone on board for Garoland

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Tura, Aug 11: The recent bandh called by the Garo Hills State Movement Committee (GHSMC) a day prior to the celebration of Eid, was widely successful except for the plain belt, which kept their shops open to shop for essential supplies one day before Eid. The situation led to an altercation between the GHSMC members and the people of the plain belt, after three residents of Phulbari were beaten up while the former tried to forcefully enforce the bandh.

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