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Centre, Assam committed safeguards for indigenous people

By   /  April 26, 2017  /  Region  /  Comments Off on Centre, Assam committed safeguards for indigenous people

New Delhi/Guwahati, April 26 (IANS): Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday assured a delegation of the All Assam Students’ Union (AASU) that the spirit of the Assam Accord would not be allowed to get diluted at any cost and the government is committed to provide Constitutional and economic safeguards to the indigenous people of […]

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One man caught from extortion, Arunchal

By   /  April 26, 2017  /  Region  /  Comments Off on One man caught from extortion, Arunchal

Dimapur, April 26 (EMN): Keeping up the tempo of the ongoing crackdown, Assam Rifles under DAO DIVISION undertook an operation in Khonsa Town of Tirap District on 25 April and apprehended Wanglam Pansa at Alam who was terrorizing and extorting money from Khonsa Town, reported through a press release. It further stated that the over […]

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Install statue of PA Sangma & rename roads after him: NPF

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Shillong, April 26 (PTI): The National Peoples Party (NPP) today requested the Meghalaya government to install statue of former Lok Sabha Speaker P A Sangma here and in Tura and rename two roads after him in the state. “I would like to propose the renaming of two roads and space be allotted, one each in […]

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‘Centre to raise digital literacy, curb electronics imports’

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Agartala, April 26 (IANS): The government has taken firm steps to raise the rate of digital literacy to a large extent and to stop import of electronics and IT-related kits and devices by 2019, a central minister said here on Wednesday. “Currently, the percentage of digital literacy in India is quite low. The government has […]

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CM Biren announces economic package of Rs 185 crore for development

By   /  April 26, 2017  /  Region  /  Comments Off on CM Biren announces economic package of Rs 185 crore for development

Our Correspondent Kangpokpi, April 26 (EMN): Manipur Chief Minister Nongthombam Biren Singh on Wednesday announced an economic package of Rs 185 crore for development of newly created Kangpokpi District in the state. Chief Minister made the announcement during a felicitation cum Blessing ceremony at Brigadier Thomas Ground at this picturesque Kangpokpi town,about 45 km north […]

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Northeastern students, ABVP members held for anti-China protest

By   /  April 25, 2017  /  Region  /  Comments Off on Northeastern students, ABVP members held for anti-China protest

New Delhi, April 25 (IANS): A group of students from the northeast, along with some ABVP activists, were detained on Tuesday as they were going to protest outside the Chinese embassy here against the Chinese government’s move to rename six towns in Arunachal Pradesh. Starting from Arunachal Bhawan, the agitators headed towards the Chinese Embassy […]

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Assam CM, Rudy discuss skill development measures in state

By   /  April 25, 2017  /  Region  /  Comments Off on Assam CM, Rudy discuss skill development measures in state

New Delhi, April 25 (PTI): Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today met Union minister Rajiv Pratap Rudy here and the two discussed a range of issues concerning skill development and entrepreneurship training in the state. During the discussions, Rudy, the Union Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Minister, said the Centre would extend 100 per cent support […]

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Landslides after heavy pre-monsoon rain

By   /  April 25, 2017  /  Region  /  Comments Off on Landslides after heavy pre-monsoon rain

Aizawl, April 25 (PTI): Mizoram has been cut off from the rest of the country as landslide, triggered by heavy and incessant pre-monsoon rains, blocked the National Highway 54, official sources said today. The Highway has been blocked since yesterday due to the landslide caused by continuous rainfall since last week, Mizoram Disaster Management and […]

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Tripura govt to expand IT facilities in district level: CM

By   /  April 25, 2017  /  Region  /  Comments Off on Tripura govt to expand IT facilities in district level: CM

Agartala, April 25 (PTI): Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar today said the state government wants to expand IT and IT enabled facilities in the district level to create jobs for the young generation. “Success of having Information Technology and Software Technology Park will depend on creation of jobs. We must ensure students after completing their […]

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Manipur school teacher shot dead

By   /  April 25, 2017  /  Region  /  Comments Off on Manipur school teacher shot dead

Imphal, April 25 (IANS): A school teacher was shot dead by a police driver in Manipur during a quarrel on Monday night, police said. The accused, Rajesh, allegedly fired three bullets at Khagembam Santosh, 25, from a close range in Thoubal district at Nongpok Sekmai. Manipur Chief Minister N. Biren Singh has sought a report […]

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