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Centre Promises More Health Funds for Northeast, Seeks Transparency to Avoid ‘Misuse’

Jagat Prakash Nadda, the union health ministers who is on tour of the northeast has promised to release funds to the eight sister states, allaying fears that health is given a back seat in the region, mostly governed by the Congress governments. The meeting held at Assam Administrative Staff College at Guwahati on Saturday with Health Ministers and Secretaries of ...

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Lunar Eclipse on Saturday, Visible Places,

A total eclipse of the Moon will occur on Saturday (April 4, 2015) from 15-45 hours to 19-15 hours IST and it will be visible in Eastern Asia, Australia, North America, Western Half of South America, Antarctica, the Indian Ocean and the Pacific Ocean. The beginning of the places from where the Umbral include Argentina, part of Western Brazil, Eastern ...

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History of North East included in NCERT Books, UGC Curriculum: Minister

  Following the Central Board of Secondary Education’s decision to insert the history of India’s north-east region in its textbooks, the University Grant Commission (UGC) too has advised the universities to incorporate the following topics in the university curriculum: Among the suggestions mad e by the uGC include novels and short stories from the North East, which will get into ...

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Modi flags off first train to Meghalaya, vows to develop Northeast to be Lakshmi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday flagged off the first passenger train from Mendipathar in Meghalaya to Dudhnoi in Assam, thereby putting Meghalaya for the first time on India’s railway map. He compared the northeast region to Goddess Lakshmi, and said development of the region will help the rest of India. The prime minister, who kick-started a three-day four-state tour ...

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1000 Crore for Rail Connectivity in North East Announced in Budget 2014-15

The Finance Minister Shri Arun Jaitley announced some major initiatives for North Eastern States and the States of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana while presenting the General Budget for 2014-15 in Lok Sabha today. In his maiden budget speech FM Shri Jaitley said, Rs. 100 crore is being provided for development of organic farming in North Eastern States in the current ...

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Minor explosion hits Pune, one injured

Exactly two weeks after Pune witnessed series of blasts on a busy street forcing the country’s home minister to cancel his intended visit to the city, another minor explosion struck the city on Friday. Currently, the city is witnessing an exodus of the Northeastern people owing to some threats from local people. Early reports show that a five-year-old girl has ...

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