SHILLONG, Oct 14: The president of the United Democratic Party (UDP), Dr. Donkupar Roy has called the newly floated People’s Democratic Front (PDF) a ‘party of deserters’.
“The PDF is a party of deserters, which is born from none other than the ruling Congress,” Dr. Roy said while addressing at a party meeting held at Mawryngkneng village, about 40 km from here, on Saturday.
SHILLONG, Oct 14: Wailad Shylla who is the brother – in – law of axed Minister, Sngiawbhalang Dhar will be contesting the 2018 elections from Jowai on a National People’s Party (NPP) ticket as has been announced on Saturday.
The NPP will also be fielding former Congress MDC, Gilberth sten from Mookaiaw constituency according to NPP state president, WR Kharluki.
IMPHAL, Oct 14 (IANS): At least 11 persons, including two children, were wounded in a grenade blast at a fairground in the state capital on Friday night, police said.
Hospital sources said some of the injured were discharged after first aid while some sustained critical injuries.
Police said two youths in a scooter hurled the China-made hand grenade at the fair venue in Tera and fled.
SHILLONG, Oct 14: Amway India, the country’s largest Direct Selling FMCG company celebrated International White Cane Day with 12 NGO partners for the 17th consecutive year by organizing myriad initiatives. At Shillong, Amway in association with its NGO partner Bethany Society celebrated the International White Cane day in a unique way.
TURA, Oct 14: Two persons were arrested by the East Garo Hills (EGH) district police for allegedly hiding claymores in various locations for the Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA).