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Manipur Legislative Assembly session begins

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Our Correspondent Imphal, July 20 (EMN): Paying respect to the departed souls of four former MLAs including the former chief Minister RK Dorendro and nine landslide victims of Tamenglong district, the 5th Session of the 11th Manipur Legislative Assembly began here on Friday. In his obituary reference, chief minister N Biren singh recalled and shared […]

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Manipur youth beaten to death by cousin over monetary dispute

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New Delhi, July 20 (IANS): A 25-year old youth from Manipur was beaten to death here early on Thursday by his cousin over a monetary dispute, police said. The deceased was identified as Suihaimi Khangah A.S by his brother who also stayed with him in a rented flat at Sunlight Colony area of south Delhi, […]

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Bru repatriation issue: FIR against 60 refugees

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Agartala, July 20 (PTI): Tripura Police has registered an FIR against 60 Bru displaced people for allegedly holding refugee leaders captive on Monday and forcing them to withdraw their signature from a tripartite agreement on their repatriation to their home state Mizoram. The FIR was registered suo-moto at Anandanagar police station in North Tripura district, […]

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Ering urges Centre to give importance to NE universities

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Itanagar, July 20 (PTI): Lok Sabha MP from Arunachal Pradesh Ninong Ering has urged the Centre to give due importance to the universities of Northeast while selecting institutions of eminence. “The concept of balanced regional development has been ignored in the IOE selection process, and such discrimination will result in chaotic downfall of education standard […]

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Gauhati HC directs Arunachal govt to conduct rural polls by Dec

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Itanagar, July 20 (PTI): The Gauhati High Court has directed the Arunachal Pradesh government to conduct the rural polls in the state by December this year. The term of the three-tier Panchayat bodies had expired on May 31. A change in the structure from the three-tier Panchayati Raj system to a two-tier one has apparently […]

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HRD Ministry may relax norms for teachers’ recruitment in Tripura

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Agartala, July 20 (IANS): The Central government has assured Tripura that the state is likely to be granted one-time relaxation in qualifying marks and professional qualification for recruiting teachers to overcome the huge shortage of teachers, an official said here on Friday. “Union HRD (Human Resource Development) Minister Prakash Javadekar during a meeting with Tripura […]

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MU impasse: Hill students’ bodies threaten counter agitation

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Dimapur, July 20 (EMN): With no tangible solution at sight over the impasse to remove the vice chancellor of Manipur University spanning over 50 days, the All Tribal Students’ Union Manipur (ATSUM), an umbrella organisation of all the hill based students’ organisation and the two other organisations namely the All Naga Students’ Organisations Manipur (ANSAM) […]

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Kuki organisations resent government’s apathy

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Dimapur, July 20 (EMN): Kuki organisations have questioned the insipid attitude of the state government towards the culprits responsible for the terror attack on civilian residents in Moreh on July 13 even after a lapse of seven days. A joint press release from chairperson of Molnoi area Kuki women human rights group from Tengnoupal district, […]

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NE states asked to lead in promotion of Act East Policy

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Dimapur, July 19 (EMN): Meghalaya chief minister, Conrad K Sangma, today said that north eastern states could take a lead in promotion of the Act East Policy and further engage with neighbouring nations and the larger ASEAN region to promote trade, commerce and cultural relations. Sangma stated this at the 10th edition of Delhi Dialogue […]

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Manipur CM suspends two policemen for excess

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Our Correspondent Imphal, July 19 (EMN): Manipur chief minister, N Biren, said one sub-inspector and a constable have been put under suspension after analysing the video clipping of the incident on Monday’s scuffle between the students and police in Imphal.

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