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Fear in Manipur after outsiders told to quite state


September 7th, 2012 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Sep 7 (IANS) Fear and panic have gripped people from outside the state who have taken up residence in Manipur, after separatist groups issued "quit notices" to all non-Manipuri ... Read more...

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Low-intensity quake in northeast


September 7th, 2012 - 9:55 am ICT by IANS
Shillong, Sep 7 (IANS) A slight intensity earthquake measuring 4.2 on the Richter scale shook India's northeast late Thursday. There were no immediate reports of casualties or damage to property.The ... Read more...

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Reverse flow begins from northeast to south - but slowly (Lead)


September 4th, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Sep 4 (IANS) With trepidation and hope that things would be back to normal, people from the northeast of India who fled cities like Bangalore and Pune, centres of ... Read more...

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Assamese begin return journey to Bangalore, Pune


September 4th, 2012 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Sep 4 (IANS) In groups small and large, people from the northeast who fled cities like Bangalore and Pune fearing violence following Bodo-Muslim clashes in Assam have started returning ... Read more...

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Poll panel begins groundwork for polls in five states


September 4th, 2012 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Sep 4 (IANS) The Election Commission has begun the spadework for assembly elections in Meghalaya, Nagaland, Tripura, Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh, scheduled early next year, an official said ... Read more...

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Meghalaya organisations demand permit system for visitors


September 3rd, 2012 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Sep 3 (IANS) Several social organisations in Meghalaya Monday staged a sit-in, demanding immediate implementation of inner line permit (ILP) to restrict entry of illegal Bangladeshi immigrants to the ... Read more...

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Manipur pushes back 60 suspected Bangladeshis


September 2nd, 2012 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Sep 2 (IANS) Authorities in Manipur have pushed back into Assam 60 suspected Bangladeshis, an official said Sunday.Manipur Police have launched a crackdown in several parts of the state ... Read more...

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49 illegal immigrants arrested in Manipur


August 31st, 2012 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Aug 31 (IANS) Manipur Police Friday arrested six more illegal Bangladeshi immigrants and rounded up over 400 suspected immigrants for verifying their nationalities, police said.With Friday's arrest, the number ... Read more...

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Manipur continues to crackdown on illegal immigrants


August 31st, 2012 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Aug 31 (IANS) Manipur Home Minister G. Gaikhangam Friday said the crackdown to detect illegal Bangladeshi and Myanmarese nationals would continue in the state.On Thursday, Manipur police arrested 43 ... Read more...

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Meghalaya plans tough measures against illegal immigrants


August 30th, 2012 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Aug 30 (IANS) Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma Thursday said the state would have a "more stringent institutionalised mechanism than the inner line permit (ILP)" to restrict influx of ... Read more...

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Manipur’s women gun survivors weave new beginning (With Image)


August 26th, 2012 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Aug 26 (IANS) A hand-woven scarf, or Leiroom, as they call it in Manipur, a cane jewellery box, a painting on Manipuri dance -- the Lei Hao brand is ... Read more...

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Panic post Assam riots exposes human trafficking in Goa mines (Goa Newsletter)


August 25th, 2012 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
The North East Association of Goa (NEAG), which was cobbled together by northeastern migrants working here in the aftermath of the Assam riots, has managed to track down, with the help ... Read more...

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Meghalaya groups want check on illegal immigrants


August 22nd, 2012 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Aug 22 (IANS) Entry permits should be introduced in Meghalaya to restrict the influx of illegal Bangladeshi immigrants, social organisations demanded Wednesday.The Khasi Students' Union (KSU), along with eight ... Read more...

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Assam asks railway to help people go back


August 22nd, 2012 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Aug 22 (IANS) Assam has asked Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) to arrange special trains to allow northeastern people who had fled other states fearing attacks to return, said an ... Read more...

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Quake jolts northeast India


August 19th, 2012 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Aug 19 (IANS) An earthquake of moderate intensity shook India's northeast Sunday afternoon. There were no immediate reports of casualties or damage to property.The quake measuring 5.0 on the ... Read more...

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Olympics archery: Rahul, Jayanta, Swuro bow out (Third Lead)


July 31st, 2012 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS) Rahul Banerjee secured a rare win for India before being eliminated in the second round to join compatriots Jayanta Talukdar and Chekrovolu Swuro out of the ... Read more...

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Olympic archery: Banerjee shoots a rare win for India (Second Lead)


July 31st, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS) Rahul Banerjee secured a rare win for India in the Olympic archery individual event after his teammates Jayanta Talukdar and Chekrovolu Swuro were eliminated from the ... Read more...

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Olympic archery: Jayanta, Swuro miss mark (Lead)


July 31st, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS) Jayanta Talukdar and Chekrovolu Swuro lost to their respective American opponents in contrasting fashion to exit the archery individual event at the London Olympics here Tuesday.Talukdar ... Read more...

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Sangma set to float new party


July 30th, 2012 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, July 30 (IANS) After his unsuccessful bid for Raisina Hill, former Lok Sabha speaker Purno A. Sangma is set to float a new political party next month, an ... Read more...

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North-Eastern council announces rewards for Olympic medallists


July 27th, 2012 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, July 27 (IANS) The regional planning body North Eastern Council (NEC) has announced cash rewards for the London Olympics medal winners belonging to the country's north-east region, an official ... Read more...

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Extra subsidised rice to poor in 12 districts in Northeast


July 23rd, 2012 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, July 23 (IANS) The central government has provided additional quota of rice at a subsidised rate for the poor living in 12 backward districts in the northeast, a state ... Read more...

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Sangma gets fewer votes in Meghalaya; none in Nagaland, Kerala


July 22nd, 2012 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Opposition presidential candidate Purno Sangma got fewer votes than UPA candidate Pranab Mukherjee in his home state of Meghalaya and scored a duck in ... Read more...

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Pranab will out-do Sangma in northeast: Congress


July 19th, 2012 - 1:57 am ICT by IANS
Shillong, Jul 19 (IANS) The Congress party Wednesday said that UPA presidential candidate Pranab Mukherjee would garner more votes in the northeastern states than his rival Bharatiya Janata Party ... Read more...

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Earthquake in northeast


July 15th, 2012 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
Kohima, July 15 (IANS) A 5.4 magnitude earthquake hit Nagaland and three other north-eastern states in the wee hours of Sunday triggering panic. No casualties have been reported.According to Regional ... Read more...

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Mizoram to introduce helicopter service in remote areas


July 15th, 2012 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Aizawl, July 15 (IANS) Mizoram will soon introduce helicopter services to remote areas to supervise developmental works, provide connectivity to people in emergency situations and carry dignitaries, an official said ... Read more...

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Quake jolts India-Myanmar border


July 15th, 2012 - 8:35 am ICT by IANS
Hong Kong, July 15 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 5.6 on the Richter scale jolted the India-Myanmar border region early Sunday, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said.The quake occurred at 1.25 ... Read more...

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Being world No.1 is added pressure for Olympics: Deepika


July 14th, 2012 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 14 (IANS) Though highly hopeful of winning an Olympic medal, world number one archer Deepika Kumari Saturday said being at the top of the rankings does not guarantee ... Read more...

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Want to settle border row with neighbours, says Gogoi


July 13th, 2012 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Jul 13 (IANS) Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi Friday said that his government wants to settle the boundary row with Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland and Arunachal Pradesh."We want to settle ... Read more...

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First unit of ONGC’s Tripura project to generate power in September


July 9th, 2012 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, July 9 (IANS) The first unit of ONGC-Tripura Power Coorporation's 726 MW gas-based power plant at Palatana in southern Tripura will start generation by September, officials said here Monday.ONGC ... Read more...

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Mukherjee has majority support in northeast


July 7th, 2012 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, July 7 (IANS) UPA presidential candidate Pranab Mukherjee has won the support of all key regional parties in the northeast, Congress leader Luizinho Faleiro said here.Of the eight ... Read more...

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The politics of dogs - from Chandigarh to the northeast (Punjab Newsletter)


July 7th, 2012 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 7 (IANS) Politics may hardly have anything to do with dogs. But the developments in Chandigarh, the capital of Punjab, and in the northeast in recent days, ... Read more...

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Nagaland Chief Minister’s aide escapes attack


July 6th, 2012 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kohima, Jul 6 (IANS) A close aide of Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio made a narrow escape after unidentified armed men opened fire at him outside his house, police said ... Read more...

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Two earthquakes hit northeastern states (Second Lead)


July 1st, 2012 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, July 1 (IANS) Two earthquakes of moderate intensity hit northeastern India Sunday.The first measured 4.8 on the Richter scale, with its epicentre located at the Arunachal Pradesh-Tibet border, and ... Read more...

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Quake hits India’s northeast (Lead, Changing dateline)


July 1st, 2012 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, July 1 (IANS) An earthquake of moderate intensity jolted India's northeast Sunday morning. Officials said there were no immediate reports of casualties or damage to property.The quake measured 5.8 ... Read more...

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President okays three high courts in northeast


June 9th, 2012 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, June 9 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil has given her formal approval for setting up separate high courts in three northeastern states -- Tripura, Manipur and Meghalaya."We received the ... Read more...

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