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Mizoram bans entry of paramilitary personnel till Aug 15 as COVID-19 cases spike

Aizawl, August 4: The Mizoram government has decided not to allow paramilitary personnel enter the state till August 15 in the wake of the surge in COVID-19 cases among the forces, an official said on Tuesday. The decision was taken at a meeting between officials of the state government and the paramilitary forces on Monday, he said. It was agreed at the meeting, which was chaired by Chief Secretary Lalnunmawia Chuaungo, that a decision on allowing the security personnel to enter the state would be taken after August 15 based...
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Concept of secularism finds no mention in new NEP

Dear Madam, When rabid religious line gets zealously pursued with Who's Who of the polity religiously spewing vitriol against certain communities; when parochial divisive "philosophy" start dominating over a multi-religious heterogeneous country, dreaming of a time and society when/where a particular religious group and religion would call the shots by relegating all norms of cultural and religious heterogeneity to oblivion; the noble humanitarian inclusive idea of Secularism is bound to receive least respect possible! So it hardly evokes any surprise when progressive concept of secularism finds no mention in the...
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Policing in Nagaland – Harnessing the Traditional Strengths

Rupin Sharma (IPS) Nagaland has a strong grass roots tribal and rural democracy - albeit not in the modern sense of the term. This system is based on customary laws of individual villages or tribes, and obviously there are variations interse among villages or tribes. These are not abnormal either. The system was traditionally supposed to deal with petty crimes but in practice, a majority of common law IPC and Special Law crimes are also being mediated upon by the village level system. However, this system lacks openness and uniformity...

Mokokchung police felicitates 31 students

Dimapur, August 4: A total of 31 students of HSLC & HSSLC, who are sons and daughters of Mokokchung Police personnel were felicitated by SP Mokokchung & President Mokokchung Police Family Welfare to honour their hard work and achievement. These included children securing above 60% for both the HSLC & HSSLC 2020. Among all, Opanglemla Kichu, daughter of NCE Kikumsungla was the recipient of Top 3 (Arts Stream) of HSSLC 2020. She became the first recipient of the Police Family Welfare Scholarship of DEF Mokokchung. In this regard, Rs 3000 cash...
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