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Mizoram CM holds meeting with Myanmar's foreign minister over situation amid coup

Aizawl, March 21: Mizoram Chief Minister Zoramthanga on Sunday held a meeting with Myanmar's Foreign Minister Zin Mar Aung on the current political situation and the hardships being faced by the Zo ethnic people in the neighbouring country, officials said. Speaking at the virtual meeting, in which US-based Mizo leaders

Arunachal gets first formal indigenous knowledge system school

Itanagar, March 21: Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu has inaugurated the state's first formal indigenous language and knowledge system school in East Kameng district, an official release said on Sunday. The first-of-its-kind school called 'Nyubu Nyvgam Yerko' was inaugurated at Rang village near Seppa on Saturday. Khandu said the

No new COVID-19 case in Arunachal

Itanagar, March 21: Arunachal Pradesh did not report any new COVID-19 case in the last two days, a senior health official said on Sunday. The northeastern state's caseload stands at 16,842, of which three are active cases, while 16,783 people have recovered from the disease and 56 patients

1 new case pushes Mizoram's COVID-19 tally to 4,447

Aizawl, March 21: Mizoram's COVID-19 tally rose to 4,447 on Sunday as a 52-year-old man tested positive for the infection, a health official said. The new patient, who hails from Mamit district, tested positive for COVID-19 during screening at the inter-state border with Tripura, he said. The state now

NE region will become torch bearer of new India: Jitendra Singh

NEW DELHI, March 20: Union Minister Jitendra Singh on Saturday said the North Eastern States would become the torch bearer of new India as the country prepares to celebrate the 75th year of its Independence in 2022. Addressing a seminar organised by the Indian Council for Research on International Economic

Bangladeshi cattle lifter killed by BSF in Tripura

Agartala, March 20: A Bangladeshi man was killed by BSF troopers in a Tripura village along the India-Bangladesh border on Saturday when he and others attacked them, official sources said. A Border Security Force (BSF) official said that Bappa Miyan, 32, a Bangladeshi cattle lifter, was killed by the BSF

Mizoram can't remain indifferent to sufferings of Myanmarese refugees fleeing coup: CM to Centre

Aizawl, March 20: Urging the Centre to review its order to four Myanmar-bordering northeastern states including Mizoram to prevent illegal immigration from the neighbouring country and ensure expeditious deportation, Chief Minister Zoramthanga has asserted that the people of his state, who share ethnic ties with the refugees from Chin communities,