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Over 1,600 houses damaged by hailstorms in Mizoram

Aizawl, Apr 3 (UNI) With 542 buildings being heavily damaged by a massive hailstorm at Sangau town in southernmost Mizoram’s Lawngtlai district on Tuesday afternoon, the total number of houses destroyed or damaged by the thunderstorm and hailstorm that hit the state rose to over 1,600.
Officials said that many buildings have been completely destroyed by the hailstorm, including some government offices.
The hailstorm was so massive that vehicles could not ply on the roads, and the services of excavators had to be employed to clear the roads covered by thick mounts of hail.
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Remal: EC alerts district administrations to keep all necessary arrangements in polling stations

22 May 2024 | 11:34 PM

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Meghalaya celebrates World Biological Diversity Day

22 May 2024 | 10:10 PM

Shillong, May 22 (UNI) The Meghalaya Biodiversity Board celebrated the International Day for Biological Diversity on Wednesday with the theme ‘Be Part of the Plan’ at U Soso Tham Auditorium here, with a focus on preserving the ecology of the hill state.

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Manipur Governor unveils statue of Guru Tarunkumar

22 May 2024 | 10:04 PM

Imphal, May 22 (UNI) Governor of Manipur, Anusuiya Uikey, unveiled a statue of Guru Thiyam Tarunkumar Singh on occasion of golden jubilee celebration of Progressive Artiste Laboratory (PAL) at PAL complex here on Wednesday.

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Mizo group distribute reliefs to Bangladesh refugees

22 May 2024 | 9:21 PM

Aizawl, May 22 (UNI) Young Mizo Association (YMA)’s Tuichawng group in southernmost Mizoram’s Lawngtlai district on Wednesday distributed rice and daos (small machetes) to refugees entering from Bangladesh’s Chittagong Hill Tracts and taking shelter in the area.

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Arunachal Dy CM dedicates Chongkham Raj Vihara to people

22 May 2024 | 8:04 PM

Itanagar, May 22 (UNI) In a momentous ceremony, Arunachal Pradesh Deputy Chief Minister Chowna Mein on Wednesday dedicated the Chongkham Raj Vihara, a revered Buddhist monastery, to the people of Chongkham, Namsai district amidst the presence of several dignitaries, monks, and community members.

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