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Arunachal CM seeks PM's intervention for funding projects

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Itanagar, Nov 04 (PTI): Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Nabam Tuki has sought the intervention of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to facilitate the scope of externally-aided funding of development projects in the state from organisations like Asian Development Bank and World Bank.
Tuki called on Singh in New Delhi Saturday to discuss various developmental issues of the state, especially implementation of the PM's Package announced on January 31, 2008, official sources said here Sunday.

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UCM cautions GoI against anti – Manipur deal during agreement with NSCN-IM

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IMPHAL, Nov 04: The United Committee Manipur (UCM) has submitted a memorandum to Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh on Sunday saying the people of Manipur will not tolerate any move of the government of India that is against the interest of the state in the event of the signing of agreement with the NSCN-IM.
Informing the media about its memorandum, UCM president Yumnam Nabachandra said even if the territorial integrity of Manipur is not affected but anything that may be a negative factor for the relationship of the various communities of Manipur will be thwarted by the UCM when an agreement is inked between New Delhi and the NSCN-IM.

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Foundation Stone for Housing Complex for Urban Poor, Parking Lot laid at Tura

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Tura, Jan 27: Meghalaya Chief Minister Dr Mukul Sangma Friday laid the foundation stone for Housing Complex for Urban Poor and Rehabilitation of Slum Dwellers at Dakopgre, Tura in the presence of Urban Affairs Minister, Ampareen Lyngdoh.
The Housing project is under the Integrated Housing and Slum Development Programme (JNNURM) funded by Ministry of Housing and Poverty Alleviation, Government of India, and the implementing agency being the National Building Construction Corporation Ltd, a government of India Enterprise.
Thereafter Dr Sangma laid the foundation stone for the Redevelopment of the Parking Lot at Akongre, Tura. The fund for the redevelopment of the parking lot is funded by the Ministry of Urban Affairs, government of India and implemented by National Building Construction Corporation Ltd.

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CORP condemns GNLA on abduction of MeECL employees

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NONGPOH, Jan 27:
The Confederation of Ri Bhoi People (CORP), Central Body on Friday expressed its deep concern and also denounced over the abduction of the Two Khasi’s Engineer who were working in Garo Hills by the GNLA on 25 in Garo Hills.
General Secretary of CORP, David Kharnaior, while addressing to the media informed that the organization denounced GNLA over the abduction of these two Khasi Officers.
David also informed that, the over and over disconcertion of militant troops to the Khasi officers working in Garo Hills had been a deep concern and this action by the GNLA can could really create a communal tension between the Khasi and the Garo community,
The organization strongly demanded the GNLA for the earliest release of the two Khasi Engineer without any harm. Further saying that if the GNLA pays no heed to this demand for releasing the two Khasi officers at the earliest, as the organization will be taking other strong step or by agitating against these militant troops.


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CM inaugurates Agricultural Centre at Sangsanggre

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Tura, Jan 27: Four major interventions of the departments of Agriculture-Horticulture, namely, the State Bio-Control Laboratory, Regional Centre for Training and Production of Mushroom, Mobile Soil Testing Van and Agriculture Research and Farmer’s Training Centre were inaugurated by the Chief Minister Dr. Mukul Sangma at Sangsanggre, here on Friday.
Speaking at the function, Dr. Sangma asserted that these projects have been commissioned with the sole objective of increasing the productivity of the farmers, adding that if each of these interventions are properly utilized they can bring about a revolution in the farming sector.

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