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Himanta indicates no Bodoland polls before December

Himanta indicates no Bodoland polls before December

Guwahati, Sep 25 (UNI) Assam Health and Finance Minister Dr Himanta Biswa Sarma today indicated that elections for Bodoland Territorial Council (BTC), which were announced for April but has to be postponed due to the pandemic, are unlikely to take place before December.
Addressing a press conference here, Dr Sarma said, “From the Health department, we have informed the State Election Commission that there can be no elections before November 30. Our team will observe how the Bihar state polls are held, and depending on that, we may take a call, but not before December.”
He said the chief minister is scheduled to hold an all-party meeting over the poll issue soon and discuss the matter with all concerned.

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J'khand: Bars, Gyms to open from Nov 1 outside containment zones, Inter-state bus services from Nov 8

22 Oct 2020 | 10:31 PM

Ranchi, Oct 22 (UNI) The state government has decided to open bars and gymnasiums outside the containment zones with effect from November 1.

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Modi has placed India strongly on world forum : Rajnath Singh

Modi has placed India strongly on world forum : Rajnath Singh

22 Oct 2020 | 10:19 PM

Aurangabad, Oct 22 (UNI) Under the dynamic leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, India has been strongly placed on world forum, said Defence Minister Rajnath Singh while addressing a public meeting in favour of BJP candidate for ongoing Bihar Assembly Elections.

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Assam Govt to provide funds for buying cow feed

22 Oct 2020 | 10:07 PM

Guwahati, Oct 22 (UNI) The Assam government today decided to provide money for procurement of fooder for 'gaushalas' (traditional shelters for abandoned cows).

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One more death, 99 fresh COVID-19 cases in Meghalaya

One more death, 99 fresh COVID-19 cases in Meghalaya

22 Oct 2020 | 10:04 PM

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Shillong, Oct 22 (UNI) Meghalaya registered one more COVID-19 related death taking the number fatalities due to the disease to 78 and 99 fresh cases on Thursday, taking active cases to 1,661, while 307 more patients also recovered from the viral infection bringing the number of recovered cases in the State to 6,981.

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Former Meghalaya CM flags off coal-related illegalities

22 Oct 2020 | 10:00 PM

Shillong, Oct 22 (UNI) Former Chief Minister and currently leader of Opposition in Meghalaya, Dr Mukul Sangma has flagged off, what he termed as “illegalities” in the transportation of coal, even as he maintained that there was “no question of having any unclaimed coal” in the State.

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