Thursday, 19 May, 2022
TopicDImapur

Topic: DImapur

Nagaland residents give free lifts at night as part of campaign to make India ‘rape free’

Snippets from the vibrant Northeast that capture politics, culture, society and more in the eight states.

How communities in Nagaland, other NE states are fighting Covid with own task forces, SOPs

Local communities in Northeast states have constituted own task forces, issued standard operating procedures and set up quarantine centres for returnees to fight Covid pandemic.

Nagaland bans sale of dog meat after incidents of pets being ‘shot at sight’ spark outrage

Local authorities had in May released a ‘shoot-at-sight’ order to kill dogs found roaming the streets purportedly from fear they might spread coronavirus.

AAP to contest Nagaland assembly election; roads, health & education key focus areas

This will be the second election that AAP will contest in Northeast after its failure to open account in the 2016 Assam assembly polls.

On Camera

YourTurn

Congress supporters staged a protest against inflation in Ranchi on 10 May | ANI

As inflation breaks records, Modi govt plans to counter criticism ahead of anniversary & polls

While retail inflation hit an 8-year high of 7.8% in April, wholesale inflation surged to a 9-year high of 15.08% on the back of elevated food and energy prices in the same month.

Defence

Satellite image of the development on the site | Twitter | @detresfa_

China building ‘bigger, broader’ 2nd bridge at Pangong Tso that can carry armoured columns

China's People's Liberation Army aims for multiple routes to counter any possible operations by the Indian forces on the southern banks of the Pangong Tso in the future.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.
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