Manipur adds three more gold, one silver

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U-17 Manipur girls beat a scoreless Maharashtra in its last league round match and enter the quarter final round of the 57th National Inter School Games Meet-2011 hosted by the Department of Youth Affairs and Sports under the aegis of Federation of School Games, India at Khuman Lampak Sports Complex, Imphal.

Manipur beat scoreless Maharashtra with four goals and won Group A the match.

The four goals of Manipur were scored by Lalam Haokip, S Zinnia, L Victoria and Th Romi in the 8th, 34th, 42nd and 50th minutes of the match.

Unhealthy approach hits Millet

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Millets remain restricted to consumption by diabetics for good health. A fact which was voiced by the experts at the Eastern India Convention on Re-imagining Agriculture was held at Odisha University of Agriculture and Technology (OUAT) here.
“We can witness marginalisation of millets these days. People consuming millets are looked down upon but when the same cereal is processed as energy supplement, people attach high value to it,” said Suman Sarkar from the Centre for Sustainable Development.

BJP failed to fulfill election promises, alleges Opposition

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Discussions on no confidence motion moved by the opposition Congress against the Government started on Friday amidst allegations and counter allegations and interruptions from the Opposition benches. Repeated allegations, counter-allegations and interruptions were made by the Members during the speeches.

Chhattisgarh: Essar channelised money to Maoists

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The Chhattisgarh government admitted Friday that Essar Group had handed over Rs.15 lakh to a local contractor in the state to pass on to Maoist rebels.

"As per the first information report (FIR), Rs.15 lakh amount was provided from Essar company side to a contractor, B.K. Lala on Sep 9 to hand over to Lingaram Kodopi at a weekly market at village Palnar in Dantewada district," Home Minister Nankiram Kanwar told the state assembly in a written reply.

RMC General Body Meeting wastes entire day on single agenda

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Started on a cold note but ended up with furor, the entire day of the RMC General Body Meeting was wasted as only one agenda was passed throughout the day's proceedings on Thursday. Failing to break the logjam created by both Opposition and Ruling party Corporation on agenda number 2, Raipur Municipal Corporation (RMC)Speaker Sanjay Shrivastav suspended the GBM for day.

Positive attitude, a key to success in life, says Minj

Chhattisgarh Chief Information Commissioner (CIC) Serjius Minj stressed on positive attitude as the key to success in life. Minj also pointed attitude of sports in student life focusing it teachers team affort and sportsmanship. Minj expresed the above views in his address at Salem English School on Thursday on the occasion of the 28th Annual Sports Day of the institution. He graced the occasion as the Chief Guest.

BSNL observes one day Nation-wide strike

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After the failure of meeting with the Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) Management at New Delhi on December 12, around 13 lakh BSNL employees observed one-day nation-wide strike on Thursday. Strike observed was 100 per cant successful as all the exchanges and BSNL officers remained deserted and works completely suspended.