Shillong, March 09: The Border Security Force (BSF) celebrated International Women’s Day on Friday. The celebrations were marked by various activities conducted at the BSF headquarters, Shillong and other BSF locations in Meghalaya. This year international theme of women’s day is “A Promise is a promise, time for Action to end the violence against the women”.
SHILLONG, March 09: In a major breakthrough, security forces deployed in East Garo Hills district on Saturday morning gunned down three hardcore cadres of the A’chik National Volunteer Council – Breakaway (ANVC-B).
Acting on a tip off, the SWAT team of Meghalaya police laid an ambush at Dobu area. As per the information received, the militant cadres would arrive and rest in a thatched house in the area.
GUWAHATI, March 09: International Women’s Day celebration was held at University of Science & Technology Meghalaya (USTM), on the outskirts of Guwahati and noted social activist and Dean, School of Business Sciences, Dr. Alaka Sarma was present as the Chief Guest.
Haflong, March 09: Bringing an end to a decade long insurgency, the Dima Halam Daogah (DHD) on Saturday formally disbanded the outfit. The DHD – Dilip Nunisa faction has signed the memorandum of settlement in October last year.
The end to the depredation came in 2009 when the DHD factions laid down their weapons after entering into a ceasefire with the government and began talks.
SHILLONG, Mar 09: The district police on Thursday arrested one Paul Marak (24) who allegedly stabbed one Jester Passah (37) at Rynjah area.
As a result, the victim sustained injuries and was admitted to Shillong Civil Hospital for medical attention, police said.
They also said that later he was shifted to NEIGRIHMS for medical attention but succumbed to his injuries on Saturday.
Police are investigating into the matter.