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1st Hip Replacement Surgery in Manipur at Shija Hospitals

Dimapur, March 19: After having successfully performed 2 knee replacement surgeries for the first time in any private hospital in Manipur by its own in-house Orthopaedic Surgeons on September 22, 2017, Shija Hospitals has performed the first Hip Replacement Surgery by a private hospital in the state on March 12 this year. The landmark surgery was performed by a team of doctors led by Dr. Iboyaima Ph., Consultant Orthopaedic, Spine and Joint Replacement Surgeon and Dr. L. Ibobi, Senior Consultant Orthopaedic, Spine and Arthroscopic Surgeon on a 33 years old...
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Assam-Mizoram border dispute not to feature in Delhi meeting: CM Lal Thanhawla

Aizawl, March 19: Mizoram Chief Minister Lal Thanhawla on Monday informed the Assembly that the talks to be held in New Delhi tomorrow between chief secretaries of Assam and Mizoram would not touch the border dispute between the two states. Lal Thanhawla said that state chief secretary Arvind Ray would talk about the reported atrocities committed by the Assam Police personnel on Mizo students and reporters on March eight and ten. The meeting, to be chaired by union home secretary and attended by home ministry officials and chief secretaries of...
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In a first, Governor addresses Meghalaya House in Hindi

SHILLONG, March 16: The Governor’s address in Hindi emerged as the talk of the town as it happened on Friday for the first time in the history of Meghalaya Legislative Assembly. The Governor, Ganga Prasad delivered his address on the first day of the Budget Session in Hindi while one of the opposition members, Ampareen Lyngdoh of Congress walked out of the House in protest. Prior to the beginning of the Session, Congress member PT Sawkmie raising a point of order wanted a clarification from the Speaker whether the Governor...
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Arunachal enacts stringent legislation against rape of minor

Itanagar, March 16: The Arunachal Pradesh legislative assembly today passed a stringent legislation with provision of death sentence or rigorous imprisonment of not less than 14 years in the case of rape of a minor girl below 12 years. The Bill Criminal Laws (Arunachal Pradesh) Amendment Bill 2018, introduced in the house by Home Minister Kumar Waii on March 9 last, was passed by voice votes after members suggested for more stringent laws against perpetrators of crime against women, especially minors. According to the clause of the Bill, whoever rapes...
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Lal Thanhawla asked to appear in court on March 28

Aizawl, March 16: Mizoram Chief Minister Lal Thanhawla has been summoned to appear at Serchhip CJMS's court on March 28 on the alleged charges of issuing false affidavits before magistrates. Lalhriatrenga Chhangte, deputy controller of mines at Indian Bureau of Mines, Kolkata accused Thanhawla of issuing false affidavits before magistrates while filing his nomination papers. Chhangte alleged that though CM Lal Thanhawla owns a landed property at New Town in Kolkata, he failed to mention this in the affidavit while filing his nominations on 8th November, 2013. The controversial issue...
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18 model villages to come up along China border in Arunachal

Itanagar, March 16: The Centre has identified 18 border villages in Arunachal Pradesh which will be developed into model ones, Union Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju today said. Addressing a press conference here, Rijiju said the Home Ministrys move would help in curbing migration from these villages. Under the Border Area Development Programme (BADP), Singbir in West Siang and Gelling in Upper Siang would be adopted as model villages in the first phase, for which Rs 23.14 crore has been sanctioned, Rijiju said. The remaining 16 villages...
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Assam Rifles recovers brown sugar, WY tablets worth over Rs 11 crore in Manipur

Imphal, March 15: Assam Rifles personnel apprehended an alleged drug peddler with brown sugar and WY (World is Yours) tablets worth over Rs 11 crore in Manipur's Tengnoupal district on Tuesday in one of the biggest recoveries of contraband drugs in the recent times. The paramilitary force in a press release said the recovery was made from a Tata Sumo (TR01-U-0250) at a check post at Tengnoupal around 6pm after the vehicle was stopped by the 12 Assam Rifles based on specific inputs. "On through checking of the vehicle, 138...
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BJP in Manipur celebrates one year of governance

Imphal, March 15: The BJP today hailed one year of completion of government led by it in Manipur with Chief Minister N Biren Singh saying many more works need to be done to bring all round development in the state. On March 15, 2017, N Biren Singh was sworn in as chief minister of the first BJP-led government in the North-Eastern state of Manipur. The CM expressed happiness over completion of one year of his government but reminded that there are other challenges to be faced and more works to...
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270 youth from NE states meet J-K governor

Jammu, March 14: About 270 youth from Northeastern states today met Jammu and Kashmir Governor N N Vohra who invited them to visit the famous cave shrine of Mata Vaishno Devi in Reasi district. The youth, including women, from Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Sikkim, Manipur, Nagaland, Tripura and Mizoram are here under the North East Youth Exchange Programme organised by the Nehru Yuva Kendra Sangathan, Jammu and Kashmir, an official spokesperson said. The youth visited Raj Bhavan and met the Governor, who invited them to visit the Vaishno Devi shrine. The...
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Mizoram, Assam to hold talks on Mar 20

Aizawl, March 14: The chief seretaries of Mizoram and Assam would hold talks in Delhi on March 20 on the border dispute between the two neighbouring states in the wake of protests by students, which turned violent recently. Mizoram Home Minister R Lalzirliana Lalzirliana informed the Assembly that the Mizoram government had suggested that the deputy commissioners of Hailakandi district in Assam and Kolasib district in Mizoram should hold talks on the border dispute before March 15, but did not receive any response. "We again suggested talks between the chief...
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