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Security forces nab six hardcore militants along Indo-Bangla border

Guwahati, June 23 (IBNS) : Security forces on Friday morning apprehended six hardcore militants, including a ULFA (I) member, from the area along Meghalaya-Bangladesh border.

5 killed, 9 injured in Meghalaya landslide

Guwahati, June 17 (IBNS): At least five people, including a couple, were killed and two others went missing in a massive landslides in Meghalaya’s Umiam area on Saturday morning.

Meghalaya landslide : Five people killed, two missing

Guwahati, June 17 (IBNS): At least five people, including two women, were killed and two others missing in a massive landslides in Meghalaya’s Umiam area on Saturday morning.

Kidnapped 2-year-old child of Assam rescued from Meghalaya

Guwahati, June 10 (IBNS): A two-year-old child, who was kidnapped from her house in Assam’s Silchar nearly a week before, was rescued by police from Meghalaya’s Khliehriat area in East Jaintia Hills district by police on Saturday.

Manipur: Four security personnel injured in IED blast along Myanmar border

Guwahati, May 19 (IBNS): At least four Manipur police commandos and Manipur Rifles jawan were injured in an powerful Improvised Explosive Device (IED) blast triggered by suspected militants in Manipur’s Chandel district on Friday, officials said.

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.