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North East

Assam students stranded in Sikkim return safely

Guwahati, October 9: Students from Assam who were stranded in Sikkim due to the devastating flash floods have returned safely, Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said on Monday. He thanked the Assam officers as well as Sikkim governments for ensuring their safe return. “Though normal routes being closed, we were able to bring back our students home in the shortest possible time through alternative roads with round the clock coordination with the Sikkim Government. My compliments to the teams in both states for this effort,” Sarma wrote on X. A...
North East

Over 200 Meiteis who crossed over to Myanmar to escape violence in Manipur return to State: CM

IMPHAL, AUGUST 19: More than 200 Meiteis who had crossed over to neighbouring Myanmar to escape the ethnic violence in Manipur have safely returned to the State after more than 3 months, Chief Minister N Biren Singh said, while lauding the role of the Army in bringing them back. More than 160 people have been killed and several hundreds injured in clashes between Meiteis and Kukis in Manipur since May 3. "Relief and gratitude as 212 fellow Indian citizens (all Meiteis) who sought safety across the Myanmar border post the...
North East

Members of Charai tribe return to Tripura

Agartala, August 2: Members of the Charai tribe, who had fled from Damcherra in North Tripura district to neighbouring Karimganj in Assam following a clash with displaced Brus from Mizoram have started returning home, an official said on Monday. "At least 269 tribals who fled to neighbouring Assam returned last evening and are now sheltered in a school and provided with food and medical assistance… They would continue to stay in the school until their houses are repaired", Sub-Divisional Magistrate of Panisagar, Rajat Pant told PTI.Some more tribals are staying...