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Indian Army's BRO loses civil infra projects due to delays

New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) The government has taken away some civil infrastructure works from the Indian Army-controlled Border Roads Organisation (BRO) as it has failed to meet deadlines for key roads in strategically-important locations, resulting not only in delays but also huge cost over-runs. Many of these projects are now being transferred to a fledgling state-owned company, the Na...

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I fear tampering with EVMs in MCD polls too: Kejriwal

New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Saturday he fears 5 to 10 per cent EVM tampering in Delhi's civic polls and urged people to vote heavily for the AAP to defeat this. In an interview, the Aam Aadmi Party leader also accused the Modi government of trying to cripple state governments not with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). Saying he was 100 per ce...

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BJP's poll strategist predicts Congress' downfall in Meghalaya

Shillong, April 22 (IANS) Predicting Meghalaya's Congress-led government's downfall, BJP poll strategist Himanta Biswa Sarma has shown confidence that his party will win the people's mandate in the state in 2018. Sarma, who is considered the chief architect of BJP's success in Assam and Manipur, was optimistic that Chief Minister Mukul Sangma will lose in the next assembly elections. ...

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Police nab four militants in Manipur

Imphal, April 21 (IANS) Four members of the Kuki Revolutionary Army (KRA), a militant outfit, were arrested on Friday on charges of extortion, kidnapping and opening fire at several places, police said. These four KRA cadres had ambushed two oil tankers in Kangpokpi district (of Manipur) on Tuesday. No weapons were recovered. However four handsets and nine SIM cards were recovered from t...

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Tribal developmental fund to be probed: Minister

Imphal, April 21 (IANS) Minister of Tribal Affairs Jual Oram on Friday said funds released so far for the development of tribal areas in Manipur will be probed. Talking to reporters here, the minister said: In my next visit, it will be examined whether the field position justifies the fund allocation. The Centre had already sanctioned Rs 22 crore for the development of tribal ar...

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Government may extend central aid to spur private investments in housing: Naidu

New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) Minister of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation M. Venkaiah Naidu on Thursday said that to promote private investments in affordable housing on a large scale, his ministry is considering to extend central assistance. The assistance would be to the tune of Rs 1.50 lakh per eligible beneficiary belonging to the economically weaker section under the projects tak...

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Human resource only asset through which Nagas can progress: CM

Kohima, April 20 (IANS) Nagaland Chief Minister Shurhozelie Liezietsu on Thursday emphasised that human resource development is the only asset through which the Nagas can progress. Though there are many areas which need to be developed, the first and foremost priority for the Nagas should be focused on human resource development, he said addressing the 15th Annual Literary Day of the Nag...

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Rahul holds meeting with party leaders on future polls

New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday held a strategy meeting with Congress leaders, MLAs and MPs to discuss measures to strenghten the party in states which will go for polls before the next general elections. According to sources, he had asked the party workers and leaders to focus more on strengthening the party at the grassroots level and internal...

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Manipur lawyers protest 'outsider' Advocate General

Imphal, April 18 (IANS) The High Court Bar Association of Manipur on Tuesday staged a protest here against a government proposal to appoint a lawyer from Andhra Pradesh as the new Advocate General. The lawyers submitted a memorandum urging Chief Minister N. Biren Singh to pick an Advocate General from among local lawyers. K. Binoykumar, President of the Bar Association, said: Be...

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Congress MLA, 14 councillors join BJP in Manipur

Imphal, April 18 (IANS) Congress MLA Ginsuahau Zou and 14 councillors from the party have joined the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Manipur. Welcoming them at the BJP office on Monday evening, Chief Minister N. Biren Singh said some more Congress MLAs would join the ruling party soon. Ginsuahau represents Singhat constituency in the state assembly. The Congress councillor...

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Oil tankers ambushed along Manipur highway

Imphal, April 18 (IANS) Unidentified gunmen, suspected to be Kuki tribal militants, opened fire at oil tankers on Tuesday morning in Manipur's Kangpokpi district. The attack caused no casualty, the police said. Some trucks and tankers coming from Assam towards Imphal were ambushed by the militants using automatic rifles. The personnel of CRPF escorting the convoy opened fire in retaliat...

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Congress MLA joins BJP in Manipur

Imphal, April 18 (IANS) Congress MLA Ginsuahau Zou has joined the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Manipur. Welcoming him at the BJP office on Monday evening, Chief Minister N. Biren Singh said some more Congress MLAs would join the ruling party soon. Ginsuahau represents Singhat constituency in the state assembly. Another Congress MLA, T. Shyamkumar, had joined the...

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National, Tripura issues to dominate CPI-M meet in Delhi

New Delhi/Agartala, April 17 (IANS) Current national political issues and issues relating to election-bound Tripura are likely to dominate the two-day Central Committee meeting of the CPI-M in New Delhi starting from Tuesday, party sources said on Monday. The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) politburo meeting is being held today (Monday) in New Delhi and the party's two-day Centr...

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Genomic boost to protect Assam's muga silkworm

Kolkata, April 17 (IANS) A snapshot of the muga silkworm genome decoded by Indian scientists offers vital clues for imparting disease-resistance to help conserve the economically important insect which spins the distinctive golden yellow fabric synonymous with Assam. Bioengineering Research Laboratory (BERL) at IIT-Guwahati, in collaboration with the Central Silk Board (CSB) has, for the...

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Interstate drug cartel's kingpin held

New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) A kingpin of a drug cartel which used to supply drugs in Delhi and adjoining states and who was carrying a reward of Rs 50,000 on his head, has been arrested, police said on Sunday. Police said the accused, identified as Nazir Hussain of Assam, was arrested from Anand Vihar railway station in east Delhi on Friday evening, on a tip off, as he was coming from Guw...

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Easter Sunday celebrated in northeast

Aizawl/Kohima, April 16 (IANS) Christians in most parts of the northeast with traditional pomp and gaiety celebrated the Easter Sunday signifying Jesus Christ's victory over death after his crucifixion to redeem the world. Accompanied by men, women and children dressed with vivid traditional attires, band parties of different corps of the Salvation Army woke the populace of several north...

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BJP slams Congress for blocking OBC bill

Bhubaneswar, April 16 (IANS) The BJP National Executive hailed Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the NDA government on Sunday for enacting a bill to grant constitutional status to the OBC Commission and slammed the Congress for blocking it in the Rajya Sabha. The OBCs have been demanding constitutional status to the Commission for 30 years. However, the Congress did not do it as it prefer...

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Manipur minister submits resignation, to take final decision on Tuesday

Imphal, April 15 (IANS) Senior Manipur Minister L. Jayentakumar tendered his resignation in protest against uncalled for interference by Chief Minister N. Biren Singh, rocking the month-old BJP-led coalition government. He said later that he has spoken to the Chief Minister and would take a final decision on Tuesday. Jayentakumar, who held the Health portfolio and three other departments...

7 days ago
Senior Manipur Minister quits, CM in Delhi

Imphal, April 15 (IANS) The month-old BJP-led coalition government in Manipur was rocked with senior Minister L. Jayentakumar - in charge of Health and three other important portfolios - tendering his resignation in protest against uncalled for interference by Chief Minister N. Biren Singh. The Chief Minister has rushed to Delhi to firefight the political threat, it is learnt. Ja...

7 days ago
Senior Manipur minister quits

Imphal, April 15 (IANS) The month-old BJP-led coalition government in Manipur was rocked with senior minister L. Jayentakumar -- in charge of Health and three other important portfolios -- tendering his resignation on Saturday in protest against uncalled for interference by Chief Minister N. Biren Singh. --IANS il/rn/vm ...

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