Sunday, February 25, 2024

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PM’s emissaries hold ‘uranium talks’

Union Cabinet Secretary K M Chandrasekhar and Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) Chairman Anil Kakodkar today held extensive talks with the Meghalaya government and an All-party Committee on Uranium Mining in an effort to convince them of an early start...

Kuki body urges white paper on SoO

A newly formed body, Kuki People Forum, Chandel district while welcoming the suspension of operations with the Kuki militants has urged all concerned to produce a white paper on the agreement to the Kuki people. At the same time, with...

Manipur kids in Chennai; Tamil Nadu writes to Ibobi to take back rescued children

This is a case of “missing children” that Manipur wasn’t aware of till a letter arrived from the Tamil Nadu government on Saturday saying 22 kids from the state were languishing in an orphanage near Chennai. According to Telegraph India,...

Demolition work on along NH-39

In connection with widening of the National Highway 39 and development of the historic Leishang Hiden, demolition of the houses and other structure located on the eastern side of the National Highway starting from Tampha Keithel just opposite the...

Sangeet Natak opens up another Centre in NE

In order to promote cultural contacts between various regions in India, the Sangeet Natak Akademi has asked the state governments of the North-East to include traditional cultures of the region in school curriculum. “Northeast has good talent in music and...

PMO assigns Kakodkar for talks

Even as India is pushing hard to press for lifting of the ban to trade nuclear with Nuclear Supplier Group countries, Atomic Energy Commission Chairman Anil Kakodkar and Union Cabinet Secretary KM Chandrasekhar are expected to arrive here tomorrow...

Anti-nuclear groups won’t bow down to government pressure

Ahead of the Atomic Energy Commission Chairman Anil Kakodkar visit to Meghalaya, the anti-nuclear groups says they will not bow down to government pressure on the contentious issue of Uranium mining in the state. Kakodkar, who is leading a high-level...

Medical entrance test suspended over reservation

The Union Health and Family Welfare Ministry has again postponed the entrance test for the course of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) in North Eastern Indira Gandhi Regional Institute of Health & Medical Sciences (NEIGRIHMS), Meghalaya, a senior...

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Gorkha homeland finds support

A public meeting represented by all political parties of Sikkim passed a resolution today urging the Sikkim Government to introduce a Bill for a separate State for Indian Gorkhas to provide them an identity, reports the Assam Tribune. The meeting...