Daily Archives: 8 March

Sikkim ‘Imperial Talkies’ first movie theatre inaugurated in South Sikkim

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Namchi, 6th March 2017: The first movie theatre of its kind was inaugurated in Namchi. The grand opening ceremony was attended by Speaker SLA KN Rai as the chief guest and the inauguration was done from his hands, along with ...Read More

Meghalaya Home Minister draws criticism for ‘watchdog’ comment

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SHILLONG, March 8: Meghalaya opposition National People's Party legislator James Sangma slammed comments by Home Minister HDR Lyngdoh on the increasing crime against women and children in the state. On Tuesday, while replying to a special motion on the increasing atrocities ...Read More

Manipur: Two women wounded in Imphal grenade attack

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Imphal, March 8:  Two women were wounded when suspected insurgents lobbed a Chinese-made hand grenade inside a pharmacy at Thangal market on Wednesday, police said. The unidentified assailants escaped before police could rush to the spot. Hospital sources said the ...Read More

Assam government to probe violence on Aasu office by Bengali group

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Guwahati, March 8 : The Assam government on Wednesday set up a one-man inquiry commission to probe the violence in Silapathar two days ago where protesters led by a Bengali group demanding citizenship for Hindu Bangladeshis vandalised an All Assam ...Read More

Meghalaya Truck accident update: PM Modi sanctions ex-gratia for victims

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SHILLONG, (March 8): Prime Minister Narendra Modi has sanctioned ex-gratia to those who had been killed and injured in a road accident in Meghalaya on February 26, Home Minister H D R Lyngdoh informed the Assembly today. 17 people were ...Read More

Meghalaya Terror Tunnels: BSF discovers trans-border tunnel along the Indo-Bangladesh border

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SHILLONG: A trans-border tunnel along the India-Bangladesh border was detected in Meghalaya's militancy-prone South West Garo Hills district on Wednesday, the BSF said. The tunnel, at a depth of 20 to 25 feet with a dead end, was discovered at Gujangpara ...Read More

Sikkim: Forest fire destroys human settlement in Geysing town

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GANGTOK, MARCH 8: Human settlement around forested areas are facing sleepless nights as a forest fire today engulfed the Rabdentse Forest of Sikkim's Geyzing town. Fire fighters said they were finding it difficult to bring the fire under control. There ...Read More

Manipur Blast: Eight injured in IED explosion near Kasturi Bridge in Imphal Bazar

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IMPHAL: At least 8 people were injured in a blast near Kasturi Bridge in Imphal Bazar. The blast took place around 6.15 pm in the evening. Incidentally the voting process had ended just a few hours back in Manipur. Results for ...Read More

Assam: Racist attack; Miscreants hurled liquor bottles and stones at a mosque

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Mar 8, 2017- In a suspected racist hate attack, unidentified motorcycle borne miscreants hurled liquor bottles and stones at the Bor Masjid located at Chowk Bazaar in Tezpur on Tuesday. Eyewitnesses disclosed that the miscreants also shouted racist slogans while ...Read More
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