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Manipur observes International Day for biological diversity

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Imphal, May 22 (EMN): International Day for Biological Diversity was observed today on the theme ‘Biodiversity and Sustainable Tourism’ organised by the Directorate of Environment. The function was held at the auditorium hall of the Manipur State Film Development Society (MSFDS), Palace Compound, Imphal. Forests and Environment Minister Th. Shyamkumar, speaking as the Chief Guest […]

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Barak spring festival inaugurated in Manipur

By   /  May 22, 2017  /  Region  /  Comments Off on Barak spring festival inaugurated in Manipur

Senapati, May 22 (EMN): Manipur Chief Minister Nongthombam Biren Singh accompanied by Deputy Chief Minister Y Joykumar, two cabinet ministers from Senapati district and a number of parliamentary secretaries and officials, inaugurated the two day Barak spring festival in front of a large gathering here at the hill town, 60 km north of the state […]

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Miscreants attack government official in Arunachal Pradesh

By   /  May 22, 2017  /  Region  /  Comments Off on Miscreants attack government official in Arunachal Pradesh

Itanagar, May 22 (PTI): Armed miscreants today attacked a senior state government official in his office at Naharlagun near here, the police said. Two unidentified miscreants armed with sophisticated weapons entered the room of Director, Audit and Pension, Abdul Bashit at around 1 pm and locked the door from inside. The miscreants, however, fled leaving […]

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Sonowal launches pilot project for city traffic police

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Guwahati, May 22 (PTI): Launching a pilot project of the Guwahati Traffic Police (GTP), Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today said a smart police force is of paramount importance to cope with modern day law and order challenges. Modernisation of Guwahati Traffic Police has been initiated through this pilot project, Sonowal said launching the project […]

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ZSOM and LBPC Tousem reacts to statement of Parl Secretary

By   /  May 22, 2017  /  Region  /  Comments Off on ZSOM and LBPC Tousem reacts to statement of Parl Secretary

Dimapur, May 22 (EMN): In the joint press statement, the Zeme Student Organisation Manipur(Leisiname Bau) and Land and Boundary Protection Committee (LBPC), Tousem Sub-Division, Tamenglong District has given appreciation to Awangbou Newmai, Parliamentary Secretary of Minor irrigation, CADA, Agriculture and PWD for initiating the developmental project in Tousem Sub Division, Tamenglong District, reported through a […]

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SPG stops Tarun Gogoi from visiting Dhola-Sadiya bridge

By   /  May 22, 2017  /  Region  /  Comments Off on SPG stops Tarun Gogoi from visiting Dhola-Sadiya bridge

Guwahati, May 22 (PTI): Former Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi was today prevented from visiting Dhola-Sadiya bridge in Tinsukia district to be inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday citing “security concerns”. The site of the bridge, construction of which was started in 2011 when Congress was in power both at the Centre and […]

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Senior NDFB (S) leader killed in encounter

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Guwahati, May 22 (PTI): A senior leader of militant outfit NDFB (Songbijit) was killed in an encounter with a joint team of the Army and Assam Police inside Manas Reserve Forest today, a defence spokesman said. The militant was identified as commanding officer of NDFB (Songbijit) Jwrimiya Muchahary alias M Jwrimin. Based on specific intelligence […]

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ULFA-I demands 10 lakh from former Arunachal minister

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Itanagar, May 22 (PTI): The banned United Liberation Front of Asom (Independent) has allegedly served an extortion notice on former Arunachal Pradesh minister Bida Taku, demanding Rs 10 lakh. The ULFA (I) served the extortion notice on Saturday and threatened him with dire consequences if he failed to comply with the demand, according to the […]

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Over 280 refugees have crossed over to Mizoram from Myanmar

By   /  May 22, 2017  /  Region  /  Comments Off on Over 280 refugees have crossed over to Mizoram from Myanmar

Aizawl, May 22 (PTI): Over 280 people, mostly women and children, from Arakan in Myanmar have taken refuge at two villages in southernmost Mizoram’s Siaha district, a senior police official said today. The official told PTI that over 200 people have taken refuge in Lungpuk village and 77 others in Khalkhy hamlet. The Assam Rifles […]

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Cong never uses criminals, terrorists in polls: Sangma

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Shillong, May 22 (PTI): Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma today said that his party, Congress, did not and would not use or associate with criminals or terrorists in polls. “The Indian National Congress do not and will not directly or indirectly use or associate with any criminal or terrorist organisation,” Sangma said in a statement. […]

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