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VIDEO: BCCI President Anurag Thakur plays cricket with visually impaired cricketers

VIDEO: BCCI President Anurag Thakur plays cricket with visually impaired cricketers

The board president took some time out from his busy schedule to play cricket with visually impaired cricketers.

Mediation can make North Eastern states litigation free: SC judge

North Eastern states have the potential to be 'litigation free' states in the country as it is an area where people settle disputes in the traditional way of mediation, Supreme Court judge Madan B Lokur said on Saturday.

First Himalayan Region Sports Festival to be held in 2015

First Himalayan Region Sports Festival to be held in 2015

The Sports Ministry has launched Himalayan Region Sports Festival for the region covering the North Eastern states of the country besides Nepal and Bhutan. The idea was first mooted by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his address to a joint session of the Bhutanese Parliament in June earlier this year.

826 development projects in Northeast delayed by 1 to 5 years

As many as 826 development projects being implemented in the North Eastern states, at the cost of more than Rs 50,000 crore, are getting delayed by up to five years, leading to continuous backwardness in many parts of the region.

Projects sanctioned for conservation of 62 lakes: Govt

The government today said that it has so far sanctioned projects for conservation of 62 lakes in 14 states across the country.

747 new leprosy cases in NE region, Centre worried

The Centre has expressed concern at re-emergence of leprosy cases in certain pockets of the eighth North Eastern states which have reported 747 new cases.

Govt clears proposal for launch of Aquatic ecosystems plan

Efforts for conservation of wetlands and water bodies today received a big boost with the government clearing a proposal for rolling out a new scheme for preservation of the country`s rich flora and fauna.

Oil companies resume issuing new subsidised LPG connections

After a few weeks of hiatus, state-owned oil companies have resumed issuing new subsidised cooking gas (LPG) connections, beginning with North Eastern states.

Govt extends rule to visit NE states, J&K

Govt has extended the rules by two years to give LTC allowance for an all-India service officer to visit the North Eastern states and J&K.

NE states received Rs 38,000 cr worth investment proposals

The North Eastern states have received investment proposals to the tune of Rs 38,000 crore from private sector firms in last five years with cement, pharmaceutical and power among the main segments to have attracted interest.

President okays three high courts in northeast

President Pratibha Patil has given her formal approval for setting up separate high courts in Tripura, Manipur and Meghalaya.

North eastern state capitals on Railway network

To adhere to the mandate of North-East Vision 2020, all the state capitals of the North eastern states, except Sikkim, would be connected with the
country’s mainstream railways by 2017