Shillong, Aug 12: In a shocking incident, a minor girl, studying in a school in the city suburbs, has been accused of illegally living with a student of the same school.
The girl in question here is just 10 years old and the case was reported by her teachers. The teachers of the said school, whose name has been withheld on purpose, went ahead with filing an FIR in this regard on August 5 last.
Shillong, Aug 12: The ANVC(B) has reiterated that they are not extortionists and that some of its deserter cadres are using the outfit’s name for extortion.
Insistent on clearing their image, in a press communiqué on Monday, ANVC(B) Publicity Secretary Doang D Shira said “ANVC(B) pad (letter head) is used by our deserters who formed smaller groups to demand and threaten civilians.”
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.
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.
SHILLONG, Aug 11: For those policy makers who don’t hesitate to cite the State’s “difficult terrain” for poor development, there are numerous examples how this difficulty was overcome with ingenuity years back, and ropeway is one of them.
Much before the creation of the State, remnants of this ingenious mode of transport are there for emulation in the modern context.
Breakaway faction accuses UALA, GNU and Maoists
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.