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Manipur: Ruling coalition MLAs engaged in internal power struggle — Gaikhangam

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Imphal, June 15 (PTI): The opposition Congress on Saturday alleged that the legislators of the ruling BJP led coalition in Manipur are now engaged in a internal power struggle rather than focusing on the development of the state. On Friday Chief Minister N Biren Singh had divested Deputy Chief Minister Joykumar Singh of charge of […]

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Repatriation of refugees to Myanmar deferred — Official

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Aizawl, June 15 (PTI): Southern Mizoram’s Lawngtlai district administration Saturday deferred the proposed repatriation of over 200 refugees to Myanmar on ‘humanitarian ground’, an official said. A team of officials, policemen, NGO leaders and Assam Rifles authorities went to Hmawngbuchhuah village and intended to repatriate the refugees numbering 219 people belonging to 54 families to […]

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AN-32 crash: Bad weather hampers operation to retrieve bodies

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Itanagar, June 15 (IANS): A search operation to retrieve the mortal remains of six of the 13 people who were killed in the AN-32 crash on June 3 were hampered due to inclement weather in the area, the Indian Air Force (IAF) said on Saturday. The first seven bodies were recovered on Thursday. The IAF […]

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Amarinder urges Meghalaya CM to help Punjabi settlers

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Chandigarh, June 15 (IANS): Urging Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad Sangma to ensure steps to protect Punjabi settlers, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh has decided to send a four-member delegation to resolve the settlers’ issues. The delegation, to be headed by Water Resources Minister Sukhbinder Singh Sarkaria, would meet the Chief Minister and others in Meghalaya, […]

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Assam CM seeks enhanced assistance for people hit by calamities

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New Delhi, June 15 (PTI): Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Saturday sought enhanced assistance to the people affected by natural calamities like floods, which hit the state every year. Addressing the 5th governing council meeting of the NITI Aayog here, he raised key issues pertinent to the state’s development and underlined the future roadmap […]

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Tripura to set up museum to showcase R D Burman’s work

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Agartala, June 15 (PTI): Tripura government has decided to set up a museum to showcase the memorable works of music maestro R D Burman. Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb had a telephonic talk with renowned singer Asha Bhosle on Friday and invited her to visit the state, the land of her husband and inaugurate the […]

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M’laya CM inaugurates Space Education Centre and Innovation Hub

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Shillong, June 15 (PTI): Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad Sangma has said that leading economies in the world are those that are driven by innovations The chief minister on Friday inaugurated the Space Education Centre and Innovation Hub at the Shillong Science Centre near here. Speaking at the event he said “Innovation drives the economy and […]

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Man attacks family members and neighbours

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Nalbari(Assam), June 15 (PTI): Two persons were killed and three others injured when a man in an alleged inebriated condition attacked his family members and neighbours with an axe in Nalbari district, police said Saturday. According to a police, the accused identified as Pankaj Dev Nath attacked his elder brother Ajoy Dev Nath and his […]

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Voice, data recorder of crashed AN-32 recovered

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Itanagar, June 14 (IANS): The Indian Air Force on Friday said Cockpit Voice Recorder (CVR) and Flight Data Recorder (FDR) of the AN-32 aircraft that crashed in Arunachal Pradesh on June 3 has been recovered. “The rescue and search team has recovered the Cockpit Voice Recorder (CVR) and Flight Data Recorder (FDR) and the process […]

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Medicos in Northeast join protest against attack on doctors

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Agartala/Aizawl, June 14 (IANS): As part of the nationwide programme by medicos, doctors and nurses of several Northeastern states extended support on Friday in solidarity to the striking doctors in Kolkata. “Over 1,200 doctors in Tripura, mostly in government services, are wearing black badges while doing their duties in all the hospitals and two medical […]

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