With talks getting extension, immediate fear of violence has passed. But as confusion over Naga demands persists, and voices emerge of their ‘impracticality’, Art 370 abrogation is making Northeast uneasy.
The Environment Ministry has been pushing Mulching as an alternative for stubble burning, especially in Punjab and Haryana, and has incentivised the distribution of shredders in states to achieve this.
Sources said the government has also called leaders of the Naga National Political Groups (NNPG), an umbrella organisation of seven insurgent groups such as NSCN(K) and other factions of NSCN like Unification and Reunification, for the meeting.
In its order, the EC has said that Dube, a 1981-batch officer of the Andhra Pradesh cadre, has been deputed "to specifically report" about the law-and-order situation in the state and oversee deployment and other security-related issues.
UNICEF report found that one in three children under the age of five years — around 200 million children worldwide — are either undernourished or overweight. And in India, every second child is affected by some form of malnutrition.
Secretary, Drinking Water and Sanitation, Parameswaran Iyer on Friday said the framework for the rural sanitation programme had been drawn up and would be sent to the Union Cabinet shortly for approval.