Meghalaya

 

‘Remorseless’ ANVC now ready for peace

‘Question of regret does not arise’ SHILLONG: The ANVC which is set to sign the peace pact with both the Centre and the State governments on Wednesday does not regret the killings, kidnappings, extortions and other crimes perpetrated by the militant outfit over the years. The ANVC, formed in 1995 and banned in 2000, had entered into a tripartite ceasefire agreement with the Government [Full Article...]

Juvenile rapists top crime chart in State

SHILLONG: Juvenile rapists top the list of minors lodged in observation homes in State for various crimes committed by them till August this year. As per the official data provided by the Social Welfare department, the number of juvenile rapists lodged in the observation homes both in Shillong and Tura is 13 while the number of juvenile thieves is 12. While there are five [Full Article...]

All’s not well with HSPDP

Ardent snubs appeal by 4 MDCs SHILLONG: Cracks within the HSPDP have begun to surface with a majority of party MDCs none too happy with the behaviour of the party vice president and KHADC CEM Ardent Miller Basaiawmoit. The division in the party came out in the public when four party MDCs distanced themselves from the public meeting called by Basaiawmoit at Student’s Field, [Full Article...]

Govt fails to honour chopper crash victims

SHILLONG: Despite tall promises, the State Government has failed to pay befitting homage to the 10 departed souls who perished in the chopper crash at Nongkhlah, Kyrdemkulai, Ri Bhoi, 10 years ago. One promise made by the Government in the past was to erect a memorial with the names of all the 10 deceased inscribed on it to mark the day. Another plan was [Full Article...]

Man washed away in JH

JOWAI: A 52-year-old man identified as Khroo Lyngdoh of Ialong village was reportedly washed away at river Myntdu on Friday. The village Dorbar conducted a search operation on Saturday and again on Sunday but failed to trace the body. According to the villagers, the incident took place while the victim was trying to cross the over-flowing river.

HYC deports 200 ‘illegal’ labourers

KILLING: The Hynñiewtrep Youth Council (HYC), North Khasi Hills District on Saturday sent back as many as 200 non-tribal workers from the construction site of Delhi Public School, Killing to Assam for not possessing valid documents. The HYC swung into action after receiving information about the presence of the labourers in the area and conducted a spot inspection following which the workers were asked [Full Article...]

Cement truck goes missing

JOWAI: A truck loaded with 500 bags of cement went missing after it left Adhunik Cement premises on August 31. The truck (AS01DC-7845) owned by one Shabir Ahmed of 9thmile, Jorabad Assam was supposed to dispatch the loaded cement to Furoltol near Silchar. A complaint in this regard has been lodged at Lumshnong Anti-Dacoity Camp.