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    Fake LPG Connections; Assam Among Top List of States

Fake LPG Connections; Assam Among Top List of States

Uttar Pradesh has the largest number of fake Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) connections among states followed by Maharashtra, Assam and Telangana. These connections, identified as “multiple connections” by the Oil

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Arunachal Pradesh
    Yobin Tribe in Arunachal Gets ST Status

Yobin Tribe in Arunachal Gets ST Status

The long struggle of the Yobin people to be recognized as schedule tribe has finally yielded result. The government of Arunachal in a notification issued has notified Yobin tribe residing

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    Binalakshmi Nepram Bags L’Oréal Paris Femina Women Award

Binalakshmi Nepram Bags L’Oréal Paris Femina Women Award

In yet another encouraging news for Manipur, Binalakshmi Nepram also known as “The Face & Voice of North East”, has been awarded the prestigious L’Oréal Paris Femina Women Award 2015

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Nagaland
    Geographical Indications Protection Needed for Naga Shawls

Geographical Indications Protection Needed for Naga Shawls

Terming Naga shawls as unique, Dr. Arvind Chitra, Patent Attorney, Rajeshwari & Associates, New Delhi on Monday expressed hope that the shawls would be protected under Geographical Indications (GI). A

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    Funeral Held for Slain Mizo Policemen, Govt Vows Firm Action

Funeral Held for Slain Mizo Policemen, Govt Vows Firm Action

Mizoram Government on Sunday vowed to take firm action against Hmar People’s Convention-Democrats as a funeral was held here with full police honours for the three Mizoram policemen gunned down

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    Ziro Await World Heritage Site status

Ziro Await World Heritage Site status

By Sumir Karmakar A green-and-white board with the pwta apu (wild pear) tree in full bloom to its left welcomes visitors to beautiful Ziro. A couple of kilometres of meandering,

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Entertainment
    Assamese Actor Indra Bania Cremated with Full State Honours

Assamese Actor Indra Bania Cremated with Full State Honours

With full state honours, the mortal remains of veteran Assamese actor Indra Bania were consigned to flames at the Navagraha on Thursday. The award-winning actor, who had won rave reviews

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Lifestyle
    Multi-Tasking Can Hamper Your Brain

Multi-Tasking Can Hamper Your Brain

Multitasking may hamper your performance and even damage your brain, new research has claimed. A study conducted at Stanford University found that people who are regularly bombarded with several streams

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    Kidney Cancer on Rise in Notheast

Kidney Cancer on Rise in Notheast

By Daulat Rahman After throat and mouth cancer, kidney cancer is gaining a foothold in the Northeast. “I encounter five to six new cases of kidney cancer every month where

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