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02.07.2018, 3:03 PM

Guwahati/Kaziranga, July 2: In yet another incident of crime against children, a 65-year-old man has allegedly raped a nine-year-old minor girl in Kaliabor.

As per reports, the accused identified as Rafiq Bepari is the neighbour of the victim and had allegedly lured the girl with a banana while she was playing outside her house.

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30.06.2018, 10:42 PM

BJP chief Amit Shah on Saturday chaired a meeting with the party’s North East leaders in Imphal to chalk out a strategy to “uproot the Congress” from the region. The meeting, which was held under the slogan “Congress-mukt Bharat (Congress-free India), began at 11 am and will continue till midnight.

Planning and management for the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, political conditions and social issues in the North Eastern states and the party’s organisational structure in the region are likely to be discussed in the meeting.

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30.06.2018, 8:46 PM

The Manipur government on Saturday banned the selling of iced-packed fish imported from other states after they found traces of formalin in the fishes. Nodal officer (Food Safety) Manipur, Ch. Sanajaoba Meitei, issued a ban order to the effect until further notice.

Following the reports of seizure of huge quantity of fish products with traces of formalin in Nagaland, Kerala, and others states, the Manipur fishery department conducted an investigation to determine the possibility of the presence this substance in fish products available in the state.

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30.06.2018, 7:19 PM

GUWAHATI, June 30, 2018: In a sensational incident that occurred in the city, a major sex racket has been busted at Urmi Nagar, Narengi.

Four ladies and two men have been arrested by the police in connection with the incident.

The two men have been identified as Ramesh Baishya and Arnab Giri.

It has been alleged that the sex racket was being run at a rented place belonging to one Kamal Das. The flesh trade has been going on for a month.

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30.06.2018, 10:40 AM
GUWAHATI: The Nagaland Tribes Council (NTC), Tribal Hohos and a group of civil organizations of Nagaland have decided in a recent meeting to ask the state government to make necessary amendments to the Bengal Eastern Frontier Regulation Act of 1873 to bring the entire state under the purview of the inner line permit (ILP) system. Demanding that Dimapur is brought under ILP, the bodies said the Nagaland government should strictly enforce all existing laws to protect the state's indigenous inhabitants from 'outsiders', including 'illegal' Bangladeshi immigrants, who may cross over into the state as a result of the National Register of Citizens (NRC) update exercise in Assam.
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30.06.2018, 10:36 AM

The brewing discontent against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016 surfaced yet again in Assam today as various organisations, including a students’ union, took to the streets here, urging the government to accord constitutional safeguards to the indigenous people.

People from different walks of life joined the protest rally that was taken out from Latasil Field here and culminated at Assam Engineering Institute playground, a member of All Assam Students’ Union (AASU) said.

The Bill is “unconstitutional and unacceptable”, it will put the identity of local people at stake, AASU Advisor Samujjal Bhattacharya said.

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30.06.2018, 10:35 AM

Surendrajeet Singh Ahluwalia, Union minister of state for Electronics and Information Technology on Friday visited the National Institute of Electronics and Information Technology (NIELIT) in Imphal and interacted with the trainees. The minister distributed certificates to trainees of skill development courses.

A total of 30 trainees under the Surya-mitra skill development programme and 45 others trained under LED Light Repair Technician course were handed certificates on completion of the two-month-long course in the institute.

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30.06.2018, 10:10 AM

A 15-year old minor was raped in Longleng town on June 27 by a 29 year old daily wage earner. The victim and accused, a married man are said to be neighbors. According to the police, the victim, who is studying in class-7 used to watch television at the home of the accused every day.

However, on the evening of June 27, the accused led the victim outside on the pretext that her brother was calling for her. The accused then forcibly dragged the victim away to a secluded place after threatening her of physical harm and raped her.

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30.06.2018, 10:07 AM
Union minister of state for Home Kiren Rijiju, who arrived here on a two-day visit on Friday, reiterated that no stakeholder States need to worry because of the Framework Agreement signed by the Centre with NSCN (I-M).
Accompanied by officials of the Home ministry, Rijiju was in Imphal to attend a security review meeting. Tripura chief minister Biplab Kumar Deb also accompanied Rijiju.
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30.06.2018, 10:02 AM
IMPHAL | Jun 29 : While asserting that politicians of Manipur clearly knows how to manipulate the poor people of the state and that successive governments have won elections through unfair means, North East India Development Party ( NEIDP ) has expressed that both the government and the public should acknowledge their unbound duty in bringing development and prosperity to the state.
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30.06.2018, 9:59 AM

IMPHAL | Jun 29 : The special judge, Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (ND and PS) has today remanded the Chandel, ADC chairman and other seven individuals to police custody for five days, in connection with the recent infamous drug haul case.

The ADC chairman, Lhukhosei Zou was produced along with six others before the court. One of them was not produced on health ground.

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30.06.2018, 9:56 AM

IMPHAL | Jun 29 : Escorts of chief secretary, Suresh Babu allegedly insulted treasurer of High Court Bar Association Manipur using abusive language and physically assaulting him, as he blocked the way of the chief secretary’s car on the street.

Speaking to IFP, the bar association’s treasure, Laimayum Sevananda Sharma said while he was in a traffic jam today afternoon along the Sanjenthong bridge, the escorts of the chief secretary aggressively forced him to the side of the road so as to make way for the chief secretary and his escort party on their way to the MLA quarter lane.

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