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23 parliamentary secys appointed in Arunachal

Itanagar: Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Nabam Tuki on Tuesday appointed 23 Parliamentary Secretaries (PS) to assist him in the functioning of his government. Honchun Ngandam, former horticulture minister in the Jarbom Gamlin ministry was also sworn in as a Parliamentary Secretary along with former ministers C C Singpho and Padi Richo, who served under Gegong Apang and Mukut Mithi respectively. Former Rajya Sabha member Nabam Rebia was also appointed as a Parliamentary Secretary in the new government. The other parliamentary secretaries include, CT Mein, T Norbu Thongdok, T Taiju, JK Panggeng, Kumar Waii, Nido Pavitra, Phosum Khimhun, Karikho Kri, Gadam Ete, RT Khunjuju, Gojen Gadi, Tsewang Dhondup, Lokam Tassar, Likha Saaya, Jambey Tashi, Yumsum Matey, Punji Mara and Thangwang Wangham. (PTI)

Police recover decomposed body of FCI official

Itanagar: Police on Tuesday recovered the decomposed body of an official of Food Corporation of India (FCI) who went missing since November 1. The decomposed body of Pranjal Kumar Medhi, working as manager in the regional office of FCI here was found in a ditch near Tallang Hira memorial here this afternoon after extensive search, Papum Pare SP Hibu Tamang said. Police has registered a case and launched investigation, he said. Medhi, a resident of Lutuma in Guwahati, was supposed to go to his hometown on the fateful day. (PTI)

One ultra killed, another injured

Guwahati: One Karbi People’s Liberation Tigers (KPLT) ultra was shot dead and a self-styled ‘finance secretary’ injured in an encounter with security forces in Assam’s Karbi Anglong district on Tuesday, Police said. Sources said during a joint operation between the army and police and militants at Dokmoka the unidentified activist was killed and another injured. The injured ultra, being treated at Diphu Hospital, is the finance secretary of the outfit. One 3.3 rifle, one 7.62 rifle and some cash was recovered from the spot. (PTI)

YMA warns Bru insurgents

Aizawl: Young Mizo Association (YMA) on Tuesday gave stern warning to the Bru insurgents who sent extortion notes to the Mizo residents of three villages inside Assam’s Hailakandi district. The YMA, in a press statement, said that such illegal activities against Mizos would adversely affect communal harmony in the area and in Mizoram. “The Mizo people demanded that the Bru insurgents should withdraw extortion notes or they would be ready to face the consequences,” the YMA warned. Mizo residents of B Tlangnuam, Zion and Hachhek inside Mizoram were told by a group which called itself United Liberation Front of Bru Land (ULFBL) to pay Rs ten lakh. The ULFBL warned that the Mizo residents should pay the amount or their lands and other properties would be destroyed. (PTI)


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