Shillong, Jan 12: Four Jaintia based NGOs - AJYWO Central Governing Body, KSU Jaintia Hills District Unit, FKJGP-Khliehriat Circle and HNYF East Jaintia Zone, have decided to call for harsh agitational programmes after January 15 to protest government’s indifferent attitude towards fulfilling their demand for immediate repairing of the NH 44 stretching from Mookyndur to Malidor.
Shillong, Jan 12: Parvati Nair from Meghalaya won the Silver Medal in All India Sub Junior Archery Championship conducted from January 1 to 6 at Rothak, Haryana. Teams from all states and important archery training institutions took part in the event.
The event was conducted by the Archery Association of India. She was ranked second in All India Ranking.
SHILLONG, Jan 11: Refuting allegations leveled against the Chief Minister by ANVC(B) Political Secretary Ajaju R. Marak, the outfit on Saturday said the accusations are baseless and an attempt to ruin the peace pact.
Also confirming the split in the outfit, ANVC(B) Publicity Secretary Doang D. Shira said Ajaju has deserted the outfit after posting the letter on Friday.
Shillong, Jan 12: ANVC(B) Sunday denied its involvement in the crude bomb blast near Hawakhana Petrol pump on Saturday evening in which two vehicles were damaged. Instead, the Breakaway pointed fingers at ANVC.
The outfit also termed the killing of four ANVC(B) cadres on Saturday night as “fake-encounter”.
SHILLONG, Jan 11: Suspected underground militants lobbed a crude bomb in West Garo Hills District on Saturday evening, resulting in damages to two private vehicles. There was no casualty in the low intensity blast.
The incident took place at about 5.40 pm when two unidentified bike borne miscreants lobbed a crude bomb near the Hawakhana Petrol Pump, Tura, in which two nearby parked vehicles were damaged. The two vehicles damaged are Tata Indigo bearing registration no. AS 19 D 6040 and Maruti 800 bearing registration no. WB 02 J 7598. The side glasses of Tata Indigo and tyre of the Maruti 800 were damaged and some splinters damaged the body as well.
Shillong, Jan 11: Four militants were shot dead in an encounter in West Garo Hills on Saturday night.
According to sources, four ANVC(B) cadres were killed by security forces in an encounter in Dobasipara, Tura, while another cadre was injured.
Four AK rifles were also recovered from the encounter site.
The gunfight at Dobasipara area took place after suspected ANVC(B) militants lobbed a crude bomb at Hawakhana petrol pump, Tura, West Garo Hills.