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BEE wants Tripura uses less power

A Correspondent, Agartala
Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE) asked Tripura government to adopt the mechanism for reducing power consumption substantially to contribute in combating climate change.

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Food fest ends with cheering note

Correspondent, Guwahati

Over the years a need was felt for a platform to interchange ideas and opinion about northeastern cuisine. A region that has been not only alienated from the so called mainland India as defined by aggrieved sections of northeastern society.

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Promotion of Higher Education in Tribal Area

New Delhi
In order to focus attention in universities located in backward/rural/remote/border areas, the Universities Grants Commission (UGC) has been implementing a scheme, namely, “Special Development Grant for Universities in Backward Areas” to strengthen their available infrastructure and to create additional basic infrastructure. The UGC has also been implementing a scheme to provide

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Indian says Bangladesh a friendly country

Correspondent, Agartala, India
The revolt in Bangladesh Rifles (BDR) may have ended disastrously, but brought it and Indian counterpart the Border Security Force (BSF) closure. The incumbent director general of BDR Major General Moinul Hossain even flew to New Delhi to express thanks to the BSF and the union home minister for India's support extended during hours of crisis.  

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Reang refugees talk to Mizoram, MHA officials

Correspondent, Agartala, India
In first ever direct initiative high level meetings held at Mizoram state capital Aizawl to solve the imbroglio over repatriation of thousands of Reang refugees stranded in north Tripura. The dialogues involving refugee leaders, Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) and Mizoram government officials was held in wake of Congress central leaders assuring the Reangs also known as Brus of

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Support sought on Nagaland ceasefire

Correspondent, Kohima, India
Chairman of the Ceasefire Monitoring Group Lt. General Mandhata Singh (Retired) has sought pledging support of the GBs, NGOs and the public to ensure that the ceasefire between the centre and the two Naga underground groups are implemented effectively and pave way for composite peace talks for a solution to the Naga problem.

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Nagaland bans jungle burning

Correspondent, Kohima, India
The Nagaland government has banned burning of forests and warned of punitive measure against the guilty in an important step to mark the world environment day.  The civil administration has issued a notification imposing immediate ban on burning of jungles under any village. The notification stated that jungle burning is causing tremendous loss and destruction which leads to ecological

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Road Link with Myanmar

The Border Road Organisation (BRO) has upgraded the Tamu-Kaletwa-Klaemyo road that connects Moreh in Manipur with Myanmar. Preneet Kaur, Minister of State for External Affairs, informed Lok Sabha over the road connections between two neighbouring countries, in response to a question by Dr. Thokchom Meinya.

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PM inaugurates conference on internal security

New Delhi
The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, inaugurated the Chief Ministers' Conference on Internal Security at New Delhi. Speaking on the occasion, the Prime Minister called for a coordinated response by the Centre and the States on issues pertaining to internal security.

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Central team in drought hit Nagaland

Correspondent, Kohima, India
The Inter-Ministerial Central Teams which arrived at Kohima on to assess the situation in the wake of drought in Nagaland, held a meeting with the officials of Agri & Allied Departments at Hotel Japfü. Chief Secretary of Nagaland, Lalthara attended the meeting along with a host of other senior government officers.

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