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Dec 05, 2017 09:07

NE Miss India 2017 contestants slut-shamed on Facebook

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A photograph of Miss India contestants from 7 states of North East India with derogatory comments posted in a page on Facebook has led to heated debate.

Most of the abusers who are not from Northeast slut-shamed the models with sexual innuendos. Few from Northeast even tried to fight back all the abuse on the page. Read More...

Related: Ankushita Boro is a Bodo and Not Assamese, claims a section of people on social media

88 girl students forced to undress as punishment by teachers in Arunachal school

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Students in Arunachal Pradesh were allegedly forced to undress by three teachers as a punishment for writing vulgar words against the head teacher.

Papum Pare Superintendent of Police Tumme Amo on Wednesday confirmed the filing of the FIR by ASSU. He said the case has been forwarded to the women police station here. Read More...

Related: Sexual harassment cases in NEHU increases

Former Meghalaya minister Manirul Islam Sarkar dies

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Former Meghalaya minister and two time MLA from the Phulbari constituency, Manirul Islam Sarkar died after a heart attack in Guwahati.

The 53-year-old Sarkar is survived by his wife, one son and two daughters. Read More...

Related: Former Koloriang MLA Lokam Tado passes away

Bridegroom, 4 others killed in Manipur road accident

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A total of five persons including the bridegroom were reportedly killed in a car crash on Saturday.

The five of them were returning after the ‘Chakouba’ ceremony(a ceremony observed at the 5th day of the wedding) from the bride’s place to Khekman. Read More...

Related: Six Died in Road Accident on NH 15 at Darrang

Sikkim’s Rs 300 crore airport near Gangtok complete

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The greenfield airport at Pakyong was approved by the Centre in 2008 and the then union civil aviation minister Praful Patel had laid the foundation stone a year later.

Union Civil Aviation Minister P Ashok Gajapathi Raju visited Sikkim’s greenfield airport at Pakyong and inspected its infrastructure and facilities. Read More...

Related: Top Infrastructural Projects in the NorthEast India

All you need to know about Nagaland’s biggest festival, the Hornbill Festival

Hornbill festival is one of the most famous festivals in the Northeast and the credit goes to Nagaland Tourism for making it such a huge success.

The festival is held at Kisama Heritage Village which is 10-15 kms away from the capital, Kohima. There are 16 tribes which participate in this annual festival from 1st December to 10th December. Read More...

Related: 5 must attend Winter Festivals in Northeast India

BJP activist Shot dead in Tripura ahead of state Elections

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A member of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has been shot dead by unidentified assailants.

According to reports, the deceased, identified as Gourhari Molsom, 42, was shot in Tripura’s Gomati district on Wednesday night, hours after Chief Election Commissioner A.K. Joti ended his two-day visit. Read More...

Related: In Tripura, Journalist Shot Dead By Policeman During Argument

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