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JLF meet on Aug 7

Dimapur, August 3: The consultative meeting of Joint Legislators' Forum on Naga political issue with all members of the 13th...
North East

Assam won’t get an error free NRC on August 31: Tarun Gogoi

GUWAHATI, August 3: Former Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi on Saturday said that Assam will not a get an error free National Register of Citizens (NRC) on August 31 . “ We have seen that in draft NRC several genuine Indian citizens names are not there and even there are instances of foreigners names getting included,” the former chief minister said. Recently, the state government placed the district-wise data of draft NRC in state assembly. Several BJP MLAs questioned the fairness of the NRC process. “Now BJP MLAs are questioning...
North East

Cops foil NSCN(U) plan to kill ‘renowned’ person in Arunachal

Itanagar, August 3: The Special Investigation Team (SIT) of the Arunachal Pradesh Police have arrested a militant of the NSCN (Unification) group and claimed to have foiled the banned outfit's plan to kill a "renowned" person here. Navdeep Singh Brar, Superintendent of Police of the SIT, said on Saturday that the arrested militant is a close aide of Loliam Latey, the self-styled chairman of Myanmar- based NSCN(U). "The militant was arrested from Lekhi village in Naharlagun on Friday along with ammunitions," he said. The SP said that the outfit had...
North East

Man gets death penalty; mother, sister awarded life term in murder case

Guwahati, August 3: A local court on Saturday gave death sentence to a man for burning alive fellow college student Shweta Agarwal in 2017. The fast-track court of Kamrup also awarded life term to his mother and sister for murder, tampering of evidence and criminal conspiracy. Sessions Judge Aparesh Chackraborty had convicted Govind Singhal, his mother Kamala Devi and sister Bhawani on July 30 for the murder of Shweta, the state topper in commerce stream of class 12 examination in 2015. Pronouncing the quantum of punishment on Saturday, the judge...
North East

4 museums, INA to be upgraded to international level in Manipur

Imphal, August 3: Art & Culture Minister, L. Jayantakumar Singh today said four museums in the state will be soon upgraded to the international standard. The four museums included INA museum at Moirang, Manipur State Museum, Imphal and two museums inside Kangla. He was speaking as Chief Guest at the launching of two day National Seminar on INA and North East India held at INA Martyrs’ Complex, Moirang in connection with the commemoration of 75th Anniversary of Indian national Army and Provisional Government of Free United India which is being...
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