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Bees sting four children in Manipur, three die

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IMPHAL, Oct 15 (IANS): Bees stung three children to death in Manipur’s Tamenglong district, police said on Sunday.
Four children had gone to a mountain vegetable garden near Taju Keiphun village on Saturday. The eldest, Lucky Rongmei, partially damaged a bee hive with his slingshot, police said.

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Darjeeling toy train starts chugging again

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KOLKATA, Oct 15 (IANS): The Darjeeling Himalayan Railway (DHR) or Toy Train has resumed services on an experimental basis on a 35-km track between Siliguri and Sukna, an official said on Sunday.
The DHR, which has incurred an estimated loss of Rs 2.5 crore as a fallout of the Gorkhaland agitation, is carrying out inspections along the entire length of the track.

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Shillong Boy in top 12 of ‘The Stage – 3’

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SHILLONG, Oct 15: Making its presence felt time and again in the various singing platform, Meghalaya has a long list of talent in the world of music and adding one more to its list is Diyatom Deb from Shillong who has made it the top 12 of India’s only English singing talent hunt The Stage – 3.
Deb left his profession as an engineer after working for over eight years and devoted himself to music.

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Myanmar-based NSCN-K rebel arrested in Arunachal

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ITANAGAR, Oct 15 (IANS): A senior rebel of the outlawed National Socialist Council of Nagaland (NSCN-K) was arrested on Sunday by security forces in Arunachal Pradesh’s Changlang district, officials said.
Yugdi alias Dangche Cena, a Myanmarese national, was apprehended by personnel of Indian Army’s Dah Division, based on specific intelligence about his presence in Longman village to terrorize and attempting extortion in Jairampur circle, said Kohima-based Defence spokesman Chiranjeet Konwer.

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Collapsed bridges affecting communication in Garo Hills

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TURA, Oct 14: Most parts of National Highway – 62, one of the worst stretches of national highway in the entire North East Region, remained cut off after one of the longest timber bridges on this stretch of the road collapsed due to overnight rains in the village of Karukol in South Garo Hills.
Unseasonal heavy overnight rains had led to a surge in water levels of the Simsang leading to the collapse of the weak bridge, which is more than 50 meters in length, making it one of the longest timber bridges.

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