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Cyclone Remal causes widespread destruction in Mizoram

Aizawl, May 29 (UNI) Cyclone Remal, which struck Mizoram on Monday night, has resulted in deaths of 34 people in the district and left a trail of devastation, particularly in northern parts of the state.
State Disaster Management and Rehabilitation Department officials reported extensive damage to buildings and structures caused by heavy rain and gusty squalls. Detailed damage assessments are currently being compiled.
In Aizawl district alone, 127 homes have been destroyed, with 28 classified as completely damaged, 53 as severely damaged, and 46 as partially damaged. A total of 163 homes have been evacuated.
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Report to help Odisha power infra fight disasters

19 Jun 2024 | 11:35 PM

Bhubaneswar, June 19 (UNI) The Odisha government and the Coalition for Disaster Resilient Infrastructure (CDRI) on Wednesday jointly released a study report that is likely to help boost uninterrupted functioning of the power infrastructure in coastal regions during disasters.

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200 diseases related to consumption of unsafe food: Manipur Health Minister

19 Jun 2024 | 11:32 PM

Imphal, June 19 (UNI) Manipur Health and Information Minister, Sapam Ranjan Singh said on Wednesday that food safety is critical in everyday life as around 200 diseases are reported after consuming unsafe and contaminated foods.

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Bihar police may shoot down criminals with illegal firearms: Minister

19 Jun 2024 | 10:50 PM

Purnea, June 19 (UNI) In an unusual step to control crime, the Bihar government may give the police a free hand to shoot down criminals carrying illegal firearms.

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Armed Forces service is a noble profession, says Arunachal Guv

19 Jun 2024 | 10:47 PM

Itanagar, June 19 (UNI) Arunachal Pradesh Governor Lt General (Retd) KT Parnaik has said that service in the Armed Forces is a noble profession, which gives the opportunity to lead, excel and serve the motherland.
The Governor said this while interacting with a group of students from Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalaya (VKV), Jairampur, Changlang district, who are preparing for National Defence Academy (NDA), at the Raj Bhavan here on Wednesday.

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Syiem appointed as chairperson of MSCW

19 Jun 2024 | 10:40 PM

Shillong, June 19 (UNI) Professor Iamonlang M. Syiem has been appointed as the new chief of the Meghalaya State Commission for Women (MSCW).

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