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    Leakage in uranium tanks: KSU rejects Meghalaya government's move for inquiry by IIT & NEHU

    The Meghalaya government's move for an inquiry into the alleged leakage of radiation in uranium-rich South West Khasi Hills district bordering Bangladesh has been rejected by the Khasi Students Union (KSU). The inquiry into the alleged leakage was proposed to be carried out by IIT Guwahati and North Eastern Hill University (NEHU)- both of which are...

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    Assam reports 427 new COVID-19 cases; 2184 patients discharged

    A total of 427 new COVID-19 cases were detected in Assam on Friday, out of the 17496 tests conducted in the last 24 hours. The positivity rate on Friday was 2.44 per cent. Among the new cases, 224 were reported from Kamrup (Metro). Meanwhile, 2184 COVID-19 patients in Assam were discharged from various hospitals. The state so far has reported a total of 2,03,709 COVID-19 cases and...

    • 5 hrs ago
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    Manipur: COVID-19 recoveries surpass new cases

    Even though Manipur witnessed the sudden increase of COVID-19 cases in the last one week, new recoveries have surpassed the new cases for the first time after October 9 in the state on Friday. A total of 169 patients recovered and were discharged from 15 COVID care facilities on Friday while the state reported 156 new cases, according to official sources. The recovery rate was 74.87 per cent as on...

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    Manipur CM N Biren Singh discusses COVID-19 situation with doctors

    Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh had an extensive discussion about the present COVID-19 situation of the state with Regional Institute of Medical Sciences(RIMS) authority, doctors and nurses at RIMS Jubilee Hall, Lamphelpat on Friday. Advisor to CM (Health) Sapam Ranjan, Principal Secretary (Health) Vumlunmang Vualnam, RIMS Director Prof A Santa, RIMS Medical Superintendent...

    • 6 hrs ago
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    Very heavy rainfalls predicted in northeast

    The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has warned of extremely heavy rainfalls (more than 200 mm/day) in Tripura, heavy to very heavy falls in Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram, south Assam and Meghalaya following depression over northwest Bay of Bengal off West Bengal - Bangladesh coasts. "It is very likely to move north-northeast wards and cross West Bengal & adjoining Bangladesh coasts between...

    • 6 hrs ago
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    ESI scheme extended to Arunachal Pradesh

    In its continuous endeavour to cover more workers under the ESI Scheme, Ministry of Labour & Employment has extended the Employees' State Insurance (ESI) scheme for the first time to Arunachal Pradesh. It will come into effect from November 1. A notification to this effect has been issued by the Central Government for notifying the district of Papum Pare, under ESI Scheme. All factories located...

    • 7 hrs ago
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    Railways receive 2.4 crore applications against 1.4 vacant posts

    For filling up of 1.4 lakh vacancies in Indian Railways, around 2.4 crore applications were received, the ministry of railways informed. The candidates are to be hired by the Railway Recruitment Boards (RRBs). "It may be noted that RRBs had issued three centralised employment notifications for NTPC categories, isolated and ministerial categories and Level-1 categories for a...

    • 7 hrs ago
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    Nagaland: NPF slams Nagaland govt for decision to hold Hornbill Fest

    The Opposition Naga People's Front (NPF) on Friday termed the decision of the Nagaland government to celebrate the annual Hornbill Festival in December this year "suicidal mission". Lambasting the decision, the party urged the government to change its decision for the safety of its people. The press bureau of NPF in a release said the People's Democratic...

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    Manipur's Ranjita Devi and Meghalaya's Riiohlang Dhar in FIFA's international referee list

    Making northeast proud for another year, Ranjita Devi Tekcham from Manipur and Riiohlang Dhar from Meghalaya has qualified as FIFA International referees. The list of FIFA international referees was released recently. While Tekcham has been named as a referee, Dhar, on the other hand, has been named as an assistant referee. Both Tekcham and Dhar qualified...

    • 7 hrs ago
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    COVID-19: Assam reports four more deaths, tally touches 900

    Four more patients succumbed to COVID-19 in Assam on Friday, taking the overall death tally to 900. The deceased have been identified as SunilSwami (60) of Sonitpur, Umesh Chandra Das (70) of Kamrup (Metro), Usha Bordoloi (25) of Morigaon and Ganga Maya Gurung (60) of Sonitpur. This was informed in a tweet by Assam health minister Himanta Biswa Sarma. "Very sad to share information...

    • 7 hrs ago

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