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In a breakthrough moment for Assamese cinema, Rima Das' directorial 'Village Rockstars' was named the Best Feature Film at the 65th National Film Awards here on Friday. It is after 29 years that an Assamese film has won the honour.


Jahnu Barua's 'Halodhia Choraye Baodhan Khai' had won the award last in 1987. Set in Rima's own village Chhaygaon near Guwahati, 'Village Rockstars' ... Read more »

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The much awaited Naga peace accord is in its “final stages” and issues related to “autonomy” have been settled between the Centre’s representative and Naga groups, said Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio. “Only symbolic issues such as flag and passport” are to be resolved, Rio, who has served three terms as Chief Minister, told The Indian Express on the sidelines of the first NITI Aayog meet for the Northeast in Agartala ... Read more »

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DIMAPUR, APRIL 12 (MExN): On the initiative of the Governor of Nagaland, PB Acharya, a purposeful meeting for development of Cancer Care Centre in Nagaland by Tata Trust was held at Raj Bhavan Kohima with representatives from Tata Trusts, Chief Secretary of Nagaland and officials from the Health & Family Welfare Department on Thursday.

According to a press release from PRO to Governor, the meeting was initiated with the o ... Read more »

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Shillong | April 12

The Congress party has announced a state-wide protest against the proposal of the Chief Minister, Conrad Sangma to issue work permits to Bangladeshi nationals to work in Meghalaya.

“We are going to have a statewide protest starting from Saturday in the state’s capital and Mendipathar in North Garo Hills District,&rdqu ... Read more »

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IMPHAL, Apr 11:Chief Secretary Dr J Suresh Babu has assured that the State Government would issue an order by April 30 for implementation of the recommendations of 7th Central Pay Commission with respect to State Government employees and pensioners.
At the invitation of the Government, a team of the Manipur Secretariat Services Association (MSSA) held a meeting with the Chief Secretary regarding the demand for implementation of the 7th Pay.

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IMPHAL | Apr 12 : Chairman of Manipur Pollution Control Board (MPCB), Laishram Radhakisore today announced that from May 1, fines and punishments will be imposed to individuals whose bikes are installed with modified power exhausts pipes. He made this announcement with an aim to curb noise pollution in the city.

He informed that an order has been issued in the beginning of the year to ban and punish those whose vehicle ... Read more »

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IMPHAL | Apr 12 : In a tragic accident, a woman and her son were killed while transporting the dead body of her husband. Several other members of the family are also stated to be in a critical situation. The incident occurred on Wednesday at around 9 pm near Tengdongyang under Sekmai police station.

The family was taking back the deceased, Huidrom Rakesh,42, son of late Moba of Sekmai Parao. He was admitted to RIMS on ... Read more »

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IMPHAL | Apr 12 : For cleaning of solid waste particles from Loktak lake and Nambul river, Central government has approved Rs. 400 crores and Rs. 100 crores respectively, said  chairmen, Manipur pollution control broad (MPCB) K. Radhakishore.

Centre government sanctioned the amount for two projects for cleaning waste from Loktak and Nabul. The projects will be carried out for 15 years.

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IMPHAL | Apr 12 : Forest and environment minister, Thounaojam Shyamkumar terming his ban in Tangkhul inhabited areas at Ukhrul and Kamjong districts as unfortunate and surprising, Shyamkumar urged Tangkhul Frontal Organisation (TFO) to revoke the ban so that he can continue to undertake the developmental work in the hill districts in cooperation with the locals.

TFO resolved to ban the minister at a coordination meetin ... Read more »

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IMPHAL | Apr 12 : Congress spokesperson, Kh. Joykishan Singh  alleged that a huge amount of funds meant for the public could not be traced under the present government.

He said this in a press conference at the Congress Bhavan.

He said that funds amounting to more than Rs. 30 crore for the construction of 27 block offices and for the repair of 43 more, have gone missing ... Read more »

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