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Sikkim government bags five national awards for the rural development

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

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The Government of the state of Sikkim got five national awards for the Rural Management & Development Department for the Appraisal year 2015-16 that are the: “Deen Dayal Upadhyay Panchayat Sashaktiran Puraskar” at Gram Panchayat Unit Level, one National Award Rashtriya Gaurav Gram Sabha Puraskar 2017 with the new nomenclature as “Nanaji Deshmukh Rashtriya Gaurav …

Centre committed to grant ST status to six Assam communities

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

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The central government is committed to granting ST status to six communities in Assam and it is working in this direction, Union minister Kiren Rijiju said on Monday. He said this at a tripartite meeting with representatives of the six communities and Assam government held at North block here. “We are committed to granting ST …

Meghalaya CM filed an FIR over fake twitter account by his name

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

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Meghalaya Cheif Minister Mukul Sangma on Sunday filed an FIR over fake twitter account which was created by his name. After Sangma was informed about the fake account he lodged a formal complaint at the Sadar police station. ALSO READ: The New York ‘Car-Nama’ The message posted from the fake Twitter account stated: “If I win elections, I …

New species of seasonal flower called Iris found in Manipur

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

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A new species of popular seasonal flower is fond in Manipur which is annually offered during the Manipuri new year-Cheiraoba in April, the flower is India’s newest Iris flower species said the Principal scientist, Dr Huidrom Birkumar of Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR)-North East institute of Science and Technology (NEIST), Imphal unit on …

Pre-monsoon showers trigger landslides in Arunachal Pradesh

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

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Incessant pre-monsoon rain over the past few days has triggered landslides and the flood-like situation in many parts of Arunachal Pradesh throwing normal life out of gear. ALSO READ: Why Apple threatened Uber with action?  The downpour has caused havoc in Itanagar inundating a portion of the NH-415 and causing landslides in some areas, officials said …

Check out Asia’s biggest church which is situated in Nagaland

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

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The Sumi Baptist Church situated in the Zunheboto town of Nagaland becomes the largest church in Asia and is now open to the public, stands tall at 1864.9 m above sea level and measures 23,73,476 sq ft in the plinth area. ALSO READ: Bengaluru-based author files a suit against Chetan Bhagat; check out why The construction of the …

Mizoram Chief Minister says he faced a lot of discrimination in India

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

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Mizoram Chief Minister Lal Thanhawla said he faced racial discrimination in this country. “Racial abuse is the worst thing in this country. I have faced it myself a lot of times. These are foolish people who do not know their own country,” the 74-year-old Chief Minister said, according to the reports. ALSO READ: Why these airports are world’s …

Largest IT hub in Nort East India opens in Tripura

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

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North East India’s largest sixth and largest Information Technology (IT) hub was inaugurated on Monday in Tripura by Chief Minister Manik Sarkar. Software Technology Parks of India (STPI) Director General Omkar Rai and IT and Education Minister Tapan Chakraborty accompanied the CM in the ceremony. This IT hub is built keeping in mind to generate employment …

Haryana farmers will be arrested if they burn stubble

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

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Chandigarh: The Haryana Police will now arrest those farmers who would burn stubble. This move comes after many farmers continue to defy orders on burning stubble. ADGP/Law and Order, Muhammad Akilsaid said: “Instructions have been issued up to the SHO level that police should first educate farmers about the ill effects of burning of stubble …

Jaibali Water project likely to be delayed in Berhampur

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

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Berhampur (Odisha): The commissioning of the Rs 581 crore Janibili mega water supply project here is likely to be delayed as the Centre is yet to give permission to lay pipelines along the national highway. The project aims at solving the drinking water problem of this south Odisha city till 2045 and also supply water …

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