North East

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COVID-19 funds

The DoNER Ministry has sanctioned untied funds amounting to Rs 25 crore to combat the COVID-19 pandemic in eight states of the Northeast, Union Minister of State for DoNER Dr Jitendra Singh informed Rajya Sabha today.

15th Finance Commission sanctions addl grants of Rs 875 crore to Tripura

The 15th Finance Commission has given additional grants of Rs. 875 crore to build infrastructures to the fund-starved Tripura but there has been no signal of receiving of Rs. 2657 crore.

Hunger strike by Manipur doctors

Doctors in Manipur today staged a daylong hunger strike here in solidarity with the nationwide relay hunger strike by Indian Medical Association (IMA) to protest against the Centre’s decision to allow postgraduate practitioners of Ayurveda to be trained in performing surgical procedures.

Manipur House session begins, budget to be tabled on Feb 5

The 12th session of the 11th Manipur Legislative Assembly began with an address by Governor Dr Najma Heptulla in Imphal on Wednesday.

1 new case pushes Arunachal's COVID-19 tally to 16,829

Arunachal Pradesh's COVID-19 29 tally rose to 16,829 on Wednesday as one more person tested positive for the infection, a senior health official said. The fresh case was reported in Lower Dibang Valley, said district, State Surveillance Officer Dr Lobsang Jampa.

Myanmar coup unlikely to affect NE

Though Myanmar witnessed a dramatic development with the Army taking over power in a coup yesterday, the situation in the neighbouring country should not have any adverse affect on the North East region.

2 KCP PWG cadres apprehended with arms, explosives in Manipur

Security Forces in a joint operation with Police representative apprehended two active cadres of banned Underground Group of KCP PWG from Imphal East, Manipur on 30 Jan 2021.