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Measures taken to check sale of LPG cylinders in black market: Shyam

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Our Correspondent Imphal, August 24 (EMN): Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution Minister Karam Shyam today said measures have been taken up, to check the sale of LPG cylinders in the black market. The Minister was speaking as the chief guest during the LPG Safety Clinic cum Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana awareness programme. Shyam said […]

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Train accidents reduced due to improved safety measures

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Dimapur, August 24 (EMN): The consequential train accidents have continuously declined from 135 in 2014-15 to 107 in 2015-16 and further to 104 in 2016-17. In the current year consequential train accidents decreased from 29 to 15 from 01/04/2017 to 30/06/2017) in comparison to corresponding period of the previous year which is an improvement of […]

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Students body to organise March to Guwahati for Autonomous State demand

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Our Correspondent Diphu, August 24 (EMN): Karbi Students’ Association (KSA) and Dimasa Students’ (DSU) will organise March to Guwahati in order to pressurise the concern authority for Autonomous State demand on 28 August at Dighalipukhuri Guwahati. The demands of the students organisations includes withdrawal of clause-8 of BLT Accord (No ST( H) status to Bodos […]

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‘Right to privacy a fundamental right’

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New Delhi, August 24 (IANS): In a major boost to individual freedom, the Supreme Court on Friday declared that right to privacy was a fundamental right and protected as an intrinsic part of life and personal liberty and freedoms guaranteed by Constitution. Rejecting the government’s contention that privacy was not a fundamental right, a nine-judge […]

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ACAUT alleges TR Zeliang withholding RTI reply

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Dimapur, August 24 (EMN): The ACAUT on Thursday alleged that the chief minister have been withholding information on details of authority given for withdrawal of money issued by the Finance Department although the RTI application was filed in April 2017. The ACAUT in their press release stated that the RTI application was filed on 6th […]

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IPR officer passes away

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Kohima, August 24 (EMN): Additional Director of Information & Public Relations (DIPR), Dominic Yazokie passed away Thursday afternoon in Kohima following a brief illness. He was 59 and is survived by his wife, three sons and two daughters. Yazokie had earlier served as a lecturer in Kohima Arts College, tourist officer in the department of […]

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Social media gig was for ‘transparency,’ claims CM

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Dimapur, August 24 (EMN): Chief Minister TR Zeliang has explained that his much-publicized “entry into social media” was “focussed on good local governance” to “move the society” toward a “more transparent” and “collaborative” future. The chief minister’s office issued a press release on Thursday acknowledging social media has brought a “progressive shift” in the way […]

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Konyak Union against making Aadhaar mandatory

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Dimapur, August 14 (EMN): The Konyak Union has on Thursday severely criticised making Aadhaar card mandatory and that it will not allow any ‘institution to make it mandatory under its jurisdiction’ stating that it should be voluntary since it infringes on an individual’s privacy and also ‘intrudes’ on human dignity. ” The Konyak Union also […]

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Rishang Keishing laid to rest

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Our Correspondent Imphal, August 24 (EMN): Former Chief Minister and a member of first Lok Sabha Rishang Keishing was laid to rest at his residence Mantripukhuri in the outskirts of Imphal town this afternoon with full state honours. Prior to the formal burial ceremony, a state funeral service was organised within the compound of Mantripukhuri […]

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Mumbai, August 24 (IANS): The new Rs 200 notes will be in circulation from Friday, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) announced on Thursday. The Rs 200 denomination banknote in the Mahatma Gandhi (New) series will bear the signature of RBI Governor Urjit R. Patel and will be initially issued by select RBI offices and […]

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