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Ten injured in political clash

Agartala: CPI(M) workers allegedly attacked a Congress procession leading to a clash at Sachindranagar Colony, about 28 km from here in which ten persons were injured, the police said on Wednesday.

Congress took out a procession against corruption and manipulation of voter lists yesterday which was attacked as it was passing the CPI(M) party office, police sources said.

Three Congress workers and seven belonging to the CPI(M) were injured in the clash. Later, Congress workers ransacked the party office, the sources said.

A critically injured CPI(M) worker was admitted to hospital. The police said the situation was under control. (PTI)

Doctor’s body says no to ‘demand notes’

Kohima: The General Practitioners Association (GPA) in Nagaland has informed that some of their members were served ‘demand notes’ by some organisations which the Association would never entertain.

In a statement, Association president Dr Z Mozhui said they were professionals serving the society as best as they could. But some of their members were served demand notes in clinics, nursing homes and individually by various factions, organisations and groups.

The Association has appealed to all responsible to give due regard to the medical profession and refrain from issuing such notes. (UNI)

Doctor looted

Imphal: An unidentified miscreant barged into the office of a doctor in the Regional Institute of Medical Science and Hospital in Imphal West district and looted his gold chain and ring worth about Rs 1 lakh after tying him up in his chair, official sources said on Wednesday. The unidentified miscreant posed as a militant and told the doctor that he wanted to hide in his room, because there was a shoot-out going on nearby. (PTI)

Elephant found dead in Assam

Goalpara (Assam): A female elephant with its tusks removed was found dead on Wednesday in a forest in Assam’s Goalpara district, official sources said. The elephant with injury marks on its body was found in Tokarapara village bordering Goalpara range of forests. Forest officials suspect that the elephant was injured in the ongoing man-elephant conflict in the region and died due to infection. The elephant was later buried in the forest after postmortem, sources said. (PTI)

‘Kid Carnival’ during Hornbill festival

Kohima: While all the Naga tribes of North East will showcase their traditions, culture and indigenous games in the National Hornbill Festival, a ‘Kid Carnival’ has also been organised for the amusement of children. According to sources, the ‘Synergy Group Enterprise’ (SGE) will be organising the third edition of ‘Kids Carnival’ 2011 at Kisama Heritage Village from December 2 to 7.

For the competition students have been categorised into three groups–classes 1 to 3, 4 to 6 and 7 to 9. (UNI)

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