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NDA government didn’t give Sangma due recognition — NCP leader

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Shillong, Jan. 16 (IANS): Former Lok Sabha Speaker (late) Purno Agitok Sangma did not get the recognition he deserved when he was part of the BJP-led NDA government, NCP leader Praful Patel said on Tuesday. “The NDA (National Democratic Alliance) should have given Sangma a position in the alliance given the personality that he was,” […]

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NEI participants protest discrimination

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Dimapur, Jan. 16 (EMN): Participants from North East India (NEI) at the ongoing National Youth Festival, organised by the Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports, Government of India, in collaboration with state government of Uttar Pradesh, went on a protest demonstration against the alleged discrimination by the organisers. The five-day national youth festival was held […]

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Manipur minister condemns blast

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Our Correspondent Imphal, Jan. 16 (EMN): Manipur Municipal Administration, Housing and Urban Development (MAHUD) and Town Planning Minister, Thounaojam Shyamkumar, on Tuesday strongly condemned the blast that rocked the Imphal city last evening. A woman sweeper of the Imphal Municipal Corporation (IMC) identified as one Yenshembam Sobita Devi (50), wife of Ingo from Langthabal Mantrikhong […]

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AR holds meet with stakeholders

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Dimapur, Jan 16. (EMN): Troops of 6 Assam Rifles under the aegis of IGAR (South) conducted a security meet at Canchipur Company Operating Base, Imphal West district on January 15. The meet was attended by 22 representatives including Pradhans, Meira Paibis (women organisation), Ward members and members from various youth clubs of the area. The […]

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NFR engineers restore Saraighat bridge

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Dimapur, Jan. 16 (EMN): Engineers of Northeast Frontal Railway (NFR) created a record of sorts when they carried out the rectification of the bearing arrangements of iconic Saraighat Bridge during a three hour traffic block on January 12. Bearing are the arrangement by which the bridge rests on the piers (pillars). They not only link […]

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Law and order has collapsed in Tripura, alleges Sampla

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Agartala, Jan. 16 (PTI): Union Minister for State Vijay Sampla today alleged that the law and order situation has collapsed in Tripura. He exuded confidence that people of the state would vote for change and bring BJP government in the state. “Coming here yesterday I came to know seven persons, many of them belonging to […]

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Use energy judiciously-Assam Governor

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Guwahati, Jan. 16 (PTI): Assam Governor Prof Jagdish Mukhi today urged consumers to take a pledge to use energy judiciously as the country has huge deficit in crude oil production level compared to its consumption pattern. “The country s source of energy basket which grossly constitutes petroleum products, is also diminishing at fast rate but […]

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Meghalaya’s 133 millennium voters to be felicitated

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Shillong, Jan. 16 (PTI): The Election Commission will felicitate 133 millennium voters of Meghalaya on National Voters Day on January 25, the state’s Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) F R Kharkongor said today. Those who were born on January 1 in the year 2000, the first day of the 21st century and have attained the age […]

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DoT to spend INR 10,743 cr to improve connectivity in NE

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Guwahati, Jan. 16 (IANS): The government on Tuesday said it will invest INR 10,743 crore for improving the telecommunication network in the north eastern states and along the National Highways in the region. Union Minister of State for Telecommunications Jayant Sinha announced this while he was in Guwahati to review the implementation of BharatNet and […]

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NCP to go solo in Meghalaya, Nagaland, and Tripura

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Shillong, Jan. 16 (IANS): Sharad Pawar-led NCP on Tuesday said it will fight the coming assembly elections in Meghalaya, Nagaland and Tripura on its own. “We will contest a large number of assembly seats in Meghalaya, and a few in Nagaland and a token number of seats in Tripura,” Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) General Secretary […]

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