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After 7 years CM-level talks between Assam and Meghalaya held in Guwahati

Guwahati, Apr 1 (IBNS): The Chief Minister-level talks on the inter-state boundary between Meghalaya and Assam held at Brahmaputra state Guest house in Guwahati on Saturday.

BSF detected tunnel near Indo-Bangladesh boder in Meghalaya

Guwahati, Mar 8 (IBNS) : The troops of Border Security Force deployed at Gujangpara, South West Garo Hills district of Meghalaya detected a tunnel near International Border in the area of Gujangpara.

Most wanted criminal of Assam-Meghalaya escapes

Guwahati, Mar 5 (IBNS) : Meghalaya police on Sunday came close to nab a most wanted criminal of Assam and Meghalaya for several kidnapping and extortion cases, but he managed to escape.

Meghalaya: Dramatic Gains, Lingering Dangers

On February 25, 2017, a Police team that included newly constituted Special Force (SF)-10 commandos, in an encounter, killed the 'commander-in-chief' of the now-disbanded United Achik Liberation Army (UALA), Singbirth N. Marak aka Norok. X. Momin, at a hideout located inside a forest near Thapa Matronggre village in North Garo Hills District. Marak, along with other cadres of the UALA had surrendered before the Meghalaya Government on June 9, 2016, and had started living a 'normal life' after the group was disbanded. However, he reportedly escaped to the neighboring State of Assam after Meghalaya Police started looking for him following the arrest of one suspect, along with a cache of arms, on November 12, 2016, and surrender of three other suspects on November 13, 2016.These suspects subsequently disclosed that the arms were meant for the Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) and they were working under Marak's instructions to provide the weapons to this militant formation.

Hardcore UALA leader killed in Meghalaya gun fight

Guwahati, Feb 26 (IBNS) : An Elusive commander of United A'chik Liberation Army (UALA) was killed in an encounter with police in Meghalaya on Saturday night, officials said on Sunday.

Meghalaya: 16 people killed, over 50 injured as speeding truck overturns

Guwahati, Feb 26 (IBNS): At least 16 people including women were killed and over 50 others injured as a speeding truck carrying them, was overturned in West Khasi Hills district in north eastern Indian state of Meghalaya on Sunday morning.

Security forces nab two GNLA militants along Assam-Meghalaya border

Guwahati, Feb 18 (IBNS): Security forces apprehended two Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) militants and recovered arms and ammunition in two separate operations in Lower Assam’s Goalpara district, officials said.

Meghalaya’s first ever apparel and garment Centre inaugurated at Ampati

New Delhi, Jan 30 (IBNS): Union Textiles Minister Smriti Zubin Irani, along with Chief Minister of Meghalaya Dr. Mukul Sangma, inaugurated the first ever Apparel and Garment Making Centre in Meghalaya, near Ampati in South West Garo Hills on Monday, in the presence of Union Minister of State for Home Affairs, Kiren Rijiju.

Assam, Nagaland governor take additional charges of Meghalaya and Arunachal Pradesh

Guwahati, Jan 28 (IBNS) : Assam governor Banwarilal Purohit on Saturday took oath as the Governor of Meghalya, when the Chief Justice of the High Court of Meghalaya Justice Dinesh Maheshwari administered the oath of office to him at a solemn function held at Raj Bhavan in Shillong.

Meghalaya: Security forces arrest illegal arms trader

Guwahati, Jan 19 (IBNS): Security forces in Meghalaya arrested an arms dealer with huge cache of arms and ammunition, which were allegedly for supply to militant groups.

Meghalaya: 11 Assam based traders abducted by militants, eight manage to escape

Guwahati, Jan 10 (IBNS): Suspected militants of Meghalaya's Garo Hills abducted 11 Assam based traders from near the village of Gasuapara in South Garo Hills on Tuesday morning.

Assam police Crime branch arrested rape accused absconding Meghalaya's legislator

Guwahati, Jan 7 (IBNS): The Crime branch of Assam Police on late Friday night arrested the Meghalaya's legislator from the Gorchuk area of Guwahati city, who was absconding after his name emerged as an accused in the rape case of a 14-year old girl.

Meghalaya MLA Julius Dorphan arrested for raping minor

Guwahati, Jan 7 (IBNS): The Assam Police on late Friday night arrested Meghalaya MLA Julius Dorphan from Gorchuk area of Guwahati in connection with a rape case, media reports said.

Top GNLA leader surrendered in Meghalaya

Guwahati, Dec 9 (IBNS) : A top leader of Meghalaya's Garo outfit group Garo National Liberation Army ( GNLA) was laid down before Meghalaya police on Friday, police said.

Meghalaya: Lingering Fires in the Garo Hills

On November 25, 2016, a Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) cadre identified as Ruka was killed in an encounter that took place between GNLA militants and Meghalaya Police near Songmagre Williamnagar Police Station in the East Garo Hills District. Police recovered an AK-56 Assault Rifle from his possession.