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Massive devastation in Mizoram due to thunderstorm & hailstorm

Aizawl, May 26 (UNI) A recent severe thunderstorm, accompanied by repeated hailstorms and squally winds, caused extensive damage across Mizoram, affecting at least 4,726 buildings and structures.
Of these, 201 homes were completely destroyed, state disaster management and rehabilitation minister K. Sapdanga said on Sunday.
Minister Sapdanga reported that 630 homes, while not completely destroyed, have been rendered uninhabitable by the severe winds and hail. An additional 3,895 homes require repairs to be made livable again.
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Bihar govt to challenge HC order scrapping job quota hike

20 Jun 2024 | 9:54 PM

Patna, June 20 (UNI) Bihar Government will appeal to the Supreme Court against the Patna High Court judgement scrapping the hike in reservation from 50 per cent to 65 per cent for SCs, STs, OBCs and EBCs in government services in the state.

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New plant species discovered in Arunachal Pradesh

20 Jun 2024 | 9:44 PM

Itanagar, June 20 (UNI) A team of researchers of the Botanical Survey of India (BSI) has discovered a new plant species in the Mandala region of West Kameng district in Arunachal Pradesh, a press note said on Thursday.

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Manipur Governor instructs officials to restore peace

20 Jun 2024 | 9:23 PM

Imphal, June 20 (UNI) Manipur Governor Anusuiya Uikey on Thursday instructed the Security Advisor and DGP to maintain law and order and restore peace.

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Meghalaya woman files FIR against BSF troopers alleging harassment, molestation

20 Jun 2024 | 9:19 PM

Shillong, June 20 (UNI) A tribal Pnar woman in Meghalaya on Thursday lodged an FIR against Border Security Force (BSF) troopers for alleged harassment, assault and molestation.

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Arunachal: NPP extends support to BJP govt

20 Jun 2024 | 8:30 PM

Itanagar, June 20 (UNI) As decided earlier, the Conrad Sangma-led National People’s Party (NPP) in Arunachal Pradesh has ‘finally’ extended its support to the Pema Khandu-led BJP government in Arunachal Pradesh.

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