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NEW DELHI: The Centre on Tuesday declared the entire Nagaland as "disturbed area" for a further period of six months till December-end. In a notification, the home ministry said the central government is of the opinion that the area comprising the whole Nagaland is in such a disturbed and dangerous condition that the use of armed forces in aid of the civil power is necessary. "Now, therefore, in exercise of the powers conferred by Section 3 of the Armed Forces (Special Powers)Â Act, 1958 (No. 28 of 1958) the central government hereby declares that whole of the said State to be a 'disturbed area' for a period of six months with effect from 30th June, 2020 for the purpose of
NEW DELHI: A single-day spike of 19,459 Covid-19 cases took India's tally to 5,48,318 on Monday, while the death toll climbed to 16,475 with 380 new fatalities, according to the Union health ministry data. This is the sixth consecutive day that coronavirus infections have increased by more than 15,000. The country has seen a surge of 3,57,783 infections from June 1 till date.
GUWAHATI: Amid the Covid-19 pandemic, BJP and its allies in NDA, Mizo National Front and National People’s Party, grabbed the four Rajya Sabha seats in four states in northeast and increased its tally to eight out of a total of 13 seats in the region. Except for Manipur, where BJP had to fight off a fierce political battle against Congress before its ‘royal’ candidate, the titular king of Manipur, Leishemba Sanajaoba emerged victorious, its two partners had easy victories in each seat in Meghalaya and Mizoram where simultaneous elections were held on Friday. BJP won the lone Arunachal Pradesh seat without any contest. But, the elections had varied characteristics in Mizoram, Meghalaya and Mizoram. If BJP was pitted against ally
NEW DELHI: With the pandemic leaving many without work, the government is all set to launch an e-marketplace by July end to host around 5000 tribal artisans to begin with. The government sees this e-mart as a way to create an independent online space of artisans to put out their products that have been wasting away in the absence of buyers. Tribal Cooperative Marketing Development Federation, managing director, Pravir Krishna told TOI that they will start with about 5000 artisans and the target is to eventually scale up to connect 5 lakh tribals through this portal to the buyers directly. Krishna also shared that the government is taking the digital route to ensure real-time tracking of the scheme involving
KOHIMA: Nagaland reported its "first" Covid-19 cases on Monday, when three persons who recently returned to the state from Chennai were found infected with novel coronavirus, a health department official said. Nagaland government has not counted a person from the state who tested positive for coronavirus on April 13 in Assam after a private hospital referred him to a government facility in Guwahati. He later recovered from the disease. Two men and a woman, all in their 20s, tested positive for Covid-19 and they are now undergoing treatment at two hospitals in Dimapur and Kohima, said commissioner and secretary of health and family welfare department, Menukhol John. Their condition is stable but Nagaland is no longer a green state, John