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We hope the temporary road repairs this time will be better than the permanent road works in the past.

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Solution before elections, Rio tells central government

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Dimapur, August 4 (EMN): Lok Sabha MP, Neiphiu Rio on Friday appealed the government of India to “work out a solution” to the Indo-Naga peace talks before the conduct of polls to the state assembly elections scheduled for February next year. This was contained in the MP’s speech made to the Lower House on Friday, […]

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90% accused involved in CAW cases arrested: NB Singh

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Our Correspondent Imphal, August 4 (EMN): Manipur Chief Minister Nongthombam Biren Singh said more than 90 percent of accused involved in Crime Against Women (CAW) cases in Manipur were arrested and actions were taken according to the law. Biren was replying to a call attention motion by opposition Congress MLA AK Mirabai on reported case […]

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Meghalaya CM inducts two new ministers

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Shillong, Aug 4 (IANS): A day after sacking two of his senior Cabinet Ministers for their “anti-party activities”, Chief Minister Mukul Sangma on Friday inducted two Congress legislators in his cabinet. The cabinet reshuffle comes ahead of the state assembly elections, which is scheduled to be in February-March 2018. Governor Banwarilal Purohit administered the oath […]

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CIHSR starts subsidised dialysis services

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Dimapur, August 4 (EMN): The Christian Institute of Health Sciences and Research (CIHSR) Dimapur, popularly known as Referral hospital, on Friday introduced 4 machines used for treatment of Haemodialysis – a kidney related ailment. The hospital has now 7 such machines in total, according to a press release received here on Friday. According to the […]

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Student leader’s killing: Assam forms SIT, to approach CBI

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Guwahati, Aug 4 (IANS): The government of Assam will constitute a Special Investigation Team (SIT) to inquire into the brutal killing of All Bodo Minority Students Union (ABMSU) president Lafikul Islam, Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal said on Thursday. The government is also planning to request the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to probe the killing. […]

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News in Brief

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Murder accused policeman surrenders in Meghalaya Shillong, August 4 (IANS): A Meghalaya Police constable, accused of shooting his senior in the West Jaintia Hills district, has surrendered without depositing his service rifle, police said on Friday. Constable Lusen Sangma of the 3rd Meghalaya Police Battalion, surrendered at Kharkutta police station on Thursday after absconding for […]

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Noise Pollution Can Lead to Cardiac Problems, Say Doctors

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While cardiovascular disorders are blamed for 25 per cent of deaths in India, health experts say a new emerging trend shows that noise pollution is also leading to cardiovascular disease burden. Acute noise exposure increases blood pressure by releasing the stress hormones and also increases the risk of heart rhythm abnormalities, heart attack and brain […]

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Gene Therapy Via Skin May Treat Diabetes, Obesity

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A new form of gene therapy administered through skin transplants can help improve treatments for Type-2 diabetes and obesity, researchers have claimed. Using CRISPR, researchers from the University of Chicago edited the skin stem cells from newborn mice which prompted the cells to secrete glucagon-like peptide 1 (GLP1) — a hormone that stimulates the pancreas […]

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Stop using Power dept as ‘businesss house’

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Dimapur, August 4 (EMN): The Nagaland Public Rights Awareness and Action Forum (NPRAAF) has suggested the department of Power with four strategies to combat the “urgent power crisis” in Nagaland. In a representation addressed to the ‘engineer-in-chief’ of the department of Power, Nagaland, the NPRAAF minced no words while stating that said department has turned […]

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