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Nalbari railway station | Divisional Railway Manager | Twitter

From deputy police commissioner to zilla parishad CEO, this Assam district is run by women

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

Lockdown in Nagaland extended till 15 July, inter-state borders to remain sealed

Of the total 434 Covid cases in the state, 266 are active while 168 have recovered. Four districts have not reported any case to date.

This Delhi Police constable is all set to become a DSP in Arunachal Pradesh

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

Nagaland village hosts open beauty salon to help locals earn money in lockdown

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

Manipur village builds 80 quarantine huts in a day, complete with toilets and electricity

Snippets from the vibrant Northeast that capture politics, culture, society and more in the eight states.
One-horned rhinos seen moving to an elevated area following floods due to incessant monsoon rainfall in Kaziranga National Park | PTI

Poachers strike Kaziranga after 13 months, kill adult rhino using AK-47

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

‘They all spoke in Hindi’: When Mizoram CM hit translation hurdle at meeting with PM Modi

Snippets from the vibrant Northeast that capture politics, culture, society and more in the eight states.
lab technician or doctor handles a test tube

Nagaland records first coronavirus case

The man with coronavirus-like symptoms was admitted to a hospital in Assam's Guwahati, where he tested positive for Covid-19, said officials.
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Governor RN Ravi says ‘very close’ to settling decades-old Naga political issue

Governor Ravi, who is also the govt's interlocutor for the Naga peace talks, said negotiations between the Centre and Naga political groups successfully concluded.

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Scuba divers are turning plastic waste in the oceans into Covid face masks

Diving organisation PADI has teamed up with a watersports clothing company to recycle bottles recovered from the ocean to make a range of face coverings.

Refining industry enters ‘age of consolidation’ with ‘catastrophic’ margins

A refinery thrives on the price difference between crude oil and fuels like gasoline, earning a profit that’s known in the industry as a cracking margin.

Defence

Indian Army personnel in Srinagar (file) | Photo: Praveen Jain | ThePrint

Army postpones mandatory annual, periodic medical tests of soldiers as Covid cases rise

Army conducts annual & periodic medical exams to assess fitness of all soldiers. Decision to postpone tests expected to ease burden on military hospitals.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

It’s time for China, Pakistan, even India to rethink the fantasy Modi called expansionism

India, China and Pakistan all want territory from another. But it’s a pursuit doomed to fail as they can’t get it without annihilating the other.