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North East

Last rites of people gunned down in Manipur performed

Imphal, January 4: The last rites of five persons who were gunned down by cadres of the proscribed Revolutionary People's Front (RPF) were performed at Lilong Chingjao in Manipur's Thoubal district on Thursday. Religious and civil rights leaders who attended the rituals appealed to people not to make provocative statements on social media which could offend other communities. They said legal action will be taken against those who make such remarks. Earlier, the Joint Action Committee (JAC) formed in connection with the killings decided to take the bodies for final...
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Time for Naga people to take a firm decision: WC, NNPGs

The visuals of Hon'ble Prime Minister of India Mr. Narendra Modi, on the evening of 3rd August 2015, televised nationwide, welcomed IM leadership to the national mainstream. The reciprocal warmth exchanged then, did not indicate any unfinished business, let alone Naga flag or constitution because it was no rocket science to the Naga people that the group was joining Indian national mainstream, having successfully concluded the talks. Ridiculous explanations and interpretation of the FA by IM group simply rolls off like water from the duck's back. The FA confirms the...
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Assam CM, ministers, officials to visit over 25,000 villages to take governance to people

Guwahati, July 31: Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Monday said he, state ministers and government officials will visit 25,501 villages in a span of 15 days to understand the social infrastructure gap and level of implementation of various schemes. Taking to Twitter, he said the state government will launch a massive outreach programme, “Raijyor Xomadhon (public solutions)- An initiative to understand people’s pulse”, to take governance directly to the people. The state government officials will go to every village before ministerial visits to collate beneficiary data of government...
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Meghalaya providing shelter to 77 people from Manipur: Official

Shillong, July 11: Meghalaya is now providing shelter to 77 people who fled from the ethnic strife-hit Manipur, an official said on Tuesday. East Khasi Hills Deputy Commissioner RM Kurbah said that initially, about 365 people from Manipur had taken shelter in various parts of the city. “Majority of them have left for Aizawl, Guwahati, Bangalore, New Delhi and some have returned to their home state and only 77 are still taking shelter here,” she said. The migrants have informed the authorities at the respective localities about their stay, the...

People from over 180 countries to take part in PM-led UN Yoga Day event

New Delhi, June 18: People belonging to more than 180 countries will participate in the Yoga Day event at the United Nations headquarters in New York which will be led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, sources said. According to sources, this year's Yoga Day event will be special since PM Modi will be leading the celebration on a large scale. The event will witness prominent people from all walks of life. He will be joined by people from more than 180 countries. Eminent personalities like Diplomats, leaders, artists, cultural icons,...
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