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`NSSO asked to assess extent of drug abuse in Punjab, Manipur`

Last Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014, 21:37

The government has asked National Sample Survey Office (NSSO) to carry out an advanced pilot survey in Punjab and Manipur to assess the extent of drug abuse, Rajya Sabha was informed on Thursday.

Northeast govts should pressurise Centre to protect NE people: NSF

Last Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014, 13:05

In the wake of the alleged killing of a Manipuri man in the national Capital, the Naga Students` Federation has urged the state governments of the north eastern region to jointly pressurise the Centre to check the alleged inhuman treatment meted out to the people of the region in metropolitan cities.

Fees waived for education till college in Sikkim

Last Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014, 12:52

Sikkim government has waived all fees for education up to college level following a students` agitation demanding roll-back of recent fee hike.

BJP protests against CPI-M attack on its state unit president, 3 others

Last Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014, 12:36

Bharatiya Janata Party activists staged a protest rally in Tripura capital Agartala against the attack on its state unit president Sudhindra Dasgupta, state party secretary Tapas Bhattacharya and two other party members allegedly by ruling CPI(M) activists in Sipahijala District.

BJP members allegedly attacked by CPI(M) in Tripura

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 14:17

Tripura state unit president of BJP Sudhindra Dasgupta, state party secretary Tapas Bhattacharya and two other party members have been allegedly attacked by ruling CPI(M) activists at a place in Sipahijala district.

Sikkim: 130 tourists, border traders evacuated after landslide

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 12:42

At least 130 tourists and border traders have been evacuated by the Indian Army after they were stranded following a landslide on Changu-Nathula road in Sikkim.

Backed by Congress high command, Assam CM removes two dissident ministers

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 00:24

Apparently backed by the Congress high command, Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi Late Tuesday cracked down on dissidents pressing for his ouster sacking two ministers and accepting the resignation of top rebel leader Himant Biswa Sarma.

NDFB(S) militant killed in encounter in Assam

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 22:01

Security forces gunned down a militant of National Democratic Force of Boroland`s Songbijit faction (NDFB-S) in an encounter in Assam`s Kokrajhar district, a defence spokesman said Tuesday.

Padmanabha Balakrishna Acharya takes oath as Tripura Governor

Last Updated: Monday, July 21, 2014, 21:27

Padmanabha Balakrishna Acharya on Monday took the oath of office and secrecy as Governor of Tripura at the Durbar hall of the Raj Bhavan.

Woman gang-raped in front of husband in Mizoram

Last Updated: Monday, July 21, 2014, 15:04

A woman was allegedly gang-raped in front of her husband by two youths at Ropaiabawk locality here, police said Monday.