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stories from the eastern region at 2 pm.
Naveen announces outreach prog, says will call people to get views on governance
Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday announced a public outreach programme in which he and other ministers will ring up people to get their views on governance.
No compromise on corruption, communalism: Nitish on I-Day
Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Thursday asserted that there would be no compromise on "crime, corruption and communalism" under his rule, which has been characterized by "nyay ke saath vikas" (development with justice) and "sampradayik sauhardra" (communal harmony).
Socio-economic development policy to be Mizoram govt flagship programme: CM
Aizawl: Mizoram Chief Minister Zoramthanga on Thursday announced that the Socio-Economic Development Policy (SEDP) would be the flagship programme of the new state government elected late last year.
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13 killed in two road accidents in West Bengal
Malda/Canning: A total of 13 people was killed and 11 others injured in two road accidents in as many districts of West Bengal on Thursday, police said.
Article 371H will not be tinkered with, assures Arunachal CM
Itanagar: Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu on Thursday allayed fears of revocation of the special provisions of Article 371H and said the rights are aimed at developing the backward areas of the state.
Will protect special status accorded to Sikkim: Golay
Gangtok: Sikkim Chief Minister Prem Singh Tamang on Thursday pledged to "protect and conserve" Article 371(F) of the Constitution, which provides special status to the tiny border state.
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Mamata hoists national flag, takes salute from police
Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday unfurled the national Tri-colour on the occasion of the 73rd Independence Day here.
Numaligarh Refinery to foray into crude exploration in Assam
Guwahati: North East India's largest refiner Numaligarh Refinery Ltd on Thursday said it has firmed up plans to diversify into exploration of crude oil within the next few months.
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