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23.07.2018, 9:58 AM

Guwahati, July 21: In a major development, five public sector oil and natural gas companies signed a joint venture agreement to implement a 6000-crore gas pipeline grid project in the North East.

The five petroleum and natural gas PSUs are –  Indian Oil Corporation (IOCL), Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC), Gas Authority of India Limited (GAIL), Oil India Limited (OIL) and Numaligarh Refinery Limited (NRL).

The agreement was signed at the NRL Corporate Office in Guwahati on Friday for implementing the North East Natural Gas Pipeline Grid Project. The estimated length of the proposed North East Natural Gas Pipeline Grid is around 1,500 km.

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23.07.2018, 9:57 AM

Guwahati, July 22: Acting on a tip off, Darrang Police nabbed 4 suspected Rhino Poachers including two residents of Nagaland, from Kachomari Sonari Village under Dalgaon Police Station said a statement released by the Assam Police on Sunday.

The statement said, of the four accused, two have been identified as residents of Kachomari Sonari Village- Nur Hussain alias Lengra (50), S/O Lt.Bahajuddin and Abul Hussain (45), S/O Lt.Bahajuddin. The other two have been identified as Daniel Yepthomi (28) S/O Suman (GB) of Dimapur Burmakan PS Esthena Dist Dimapur and Alobo Kipa (23), S/O Lt.Goshito of Locho PS and Dist Zunheboto in Nagaland.

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23.07.2018, 9:50 AM
All political parties of Manipur, barring the Congress, Sunday demanded a special session of the Legislative Assembly be convened to discuss the framework agreement reportedly signed by the Centre and the NSCN (I-M) in 2015.
However, a communiqué reportedly sent by the Manipur Pradesh Congress Committee to chief minister N. Biren Singh said that the matter could be discussed during the ongoing Assembly session.
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23.07.2018, 9:49 AM

Dimapur, July 22 (MExN): Senior Naga national leader, AZ Jami, has resigned from the National Socialist Council of Nagalim (NSCN-IM).

“Pursuant to my earlier requests before the authorities concerned of the NSCN in writing as well as verbally for resignation since some years back, I resign from the primary and active membership of the NSCN on personal reasons from the date the resignation letter is published in local news papers,” stated the Senior Kilonser of the NSCN-IM in a public resignation letter.

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23.07.2018, 9:47 AM

The Nagaland University, Kohima campus, is making several efforts to develop indigenous Naga languages. While Tenyidie has a department of its own, an effort is underway to develop standard grammar for Khiamniungan and Konyak languages.

“A two-year project is underway to develop Khiamniungan and Konyak languages at the Nagaland University (NU).

The former is funded by ex-MLA, P Longon, and the latter by the Konyak Literature Board,” informed Dr. Mimi Kevichusa Ezung, Principal Investigator of the Khiamniungan language project and Head of the Tenyidie Department at NU. She will be assisted in the efforts by students who are native Khaimniungan speakers.

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23.07.2018, 9:40 AM

The Assam police arrested a man in Guwahati on Saturday for allegedly operating fake Facebook profiles of 17 police officers, including some senior officers of the state. The police took Suleiman Ibrahim Ali (30) into a five-day custody and also recovered 47 mobile phones, 13 tablets and 15 SIM cards from his possession.

Sources said that the fake accounts operated by Ali included those of state’s Director General of Police Kuladhar Saikia and Guwahati Commissioner of Police Hiren Nath.

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22.07.2018, 10:43 PM

An all-party meeting chaired by Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh on Sunday resolved to appoint a pro vice-chancellor of the Manipur University and ask the incumbent V-C to go on leave pending an investigation by the fact-finding committee.

“The present crisis in the Manipur University was discussed in detail. It was decided that a pro vice-chancellor will be appointed in accordance with the provisions of Manipur University Act. The fact-finding committee will also be urged to initiate and conclude its proceedings within the stipulated time. It was further resolved that the VC of MU be asked to proceed on leave,” said BJP spokesperson Th Radheshyam.

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22.07.2018, 10:30 PM

A Naga peace accord, which has been hanging fire since a framework agreement was signed with the National Socialist Council of Nagaland (Isak-Muivah) [NSCN-IM] in 2015, is almost ready but the government has to decide on the signatory, a top government official said.

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22.07.2018, 2:17 PM

Ukhrul District li samphangda khalei shiri-shirã kala thingnã-rahã preserve sãkhavai kala conserve sãkhavaiwui awareness leikhavai BJP Youth Wing Ukhrul District na Poster campaign khuikã haira.

BJP Ukhrul District of Forest Environment & Climate Change wui Convenor Michael Shaiza na chitheimida, BJP Youth Ukhrul na okathui kankhui khavai khuikãkhangayi otngarut khuikãra da hãnga.

BJP Youth Wing, Ukhrul na Forest Minister Th. Shyamkumar eina PCCF Angami wui kathãn kala chizakhami azinglim khuikã kahai poster campaign chi khuikãda chikathã pheikar chili khangashik leilaga, thingrong lingsang khavai katomkhami eina ngasoda kasik kasã khangachei wui maramli yaruili awareness leingasak khavai ngarana da hãnga.

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22.07.2018, 2:15 PM

Home Affairs, Northeastern Division wui Ministry na Manipur Shorkar li khamayã mida, Manipur li Helicopter service khuikãphokpai haora da hãnghaira.

Helicopter Service chi Ministry of Home Affairs wui Subsidy Scheme azingli PHL’s Dauphin SA 365N na kachang ãkhali Rs 50,09,000 zangda operate sãra da hãnga. Helicopter wui charge chi pung ãkhali 75,360 khuirã kala chiwui khare service chi order mishokthang eina thuilaga kachang tharukwui vãng khuikãra, chiwui thili state Government na tender process khuikãda operate sãra da hãnghaira.

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22.07.2018, 1:58 PM

Guwahati: Former Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi on Saturday said the suggestion to grant special status to the Naga people residing in the states bordering Nagaland under the 2015 Naga framework agreement would violate the territorial rights of Assam.

Gogoi, who was recently inducted in the reconstituted Congress Working Committee, was reacting to a report on internal security submitted by the parliamentary standing committee on home affairs tabled on Thursday.

The report dwelt on the progress made on the negotiations front as shared with them by R.N. Ravi, the Centre's interlocutor for the Naga peace process.

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22.07.2018, 1:56 PM

Imphal: The All Manipur Women's Social Reformation and Development Samaj (Nupi Samaj), a women's organisation, organised a rally here on Saturday in protest against the Manipur Liquor Prohibition (second amendment) bill, 2018, which proposes to give licence to liquor producers in a bid to generate revenue.

The bill was introduced in the Assembly on Friday, the first of the two-day monsoon session.

Nupi Samaj president Thokchom Ramani demanded that the House should not pass the bill. The bill, if approved, will be passed on Monday, the last day of the session.

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