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Climate portals like @Fridays4future India , #LetIndiaBreathe , The Is No Earth B were blocked for several days and issued notices under anti terror law UAPA. #DelhiPolice later withdrew the notices. Websites were subsequently unblocked. But why was this done Thread continues...
These websites have been writing to the Govt against #EIA2020draft & spreading awareness about the problematic clauses in the draft... Action was allegedly taken because they allegedly spammed mailbox of Environment Ministry and Ministry. Thread continues....
The deadline for response to the Draft is till August 10. Govt had set a June deadline but Delhi HC ordered the extension in the light of #Lockdown so that people get enough time to respond, participate, object to any problematic clauses in #EIA2020draft ... Thread continues...
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#axone #northeast #Netflix
A well-told story doesn't pretend to talk about big subjects and take a higher ground. It simply puts you amidst people and lets you watch. Axone is one such piece of cinema that does that profoundly.
It shows you how a task as simple as cooking a traditional regional food could turn out to be extremely difficult. The ordeal you have to go through to organize a bare minimum event for a loved one when you are far from your home.
It doesn't preach. It focuses on small things we all face and can relate to, like cooking, dealing with friends and neighbours. And through them, it makes a point.
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Thousands of women and children are trafficked to and from the #Northeast, across international borders. From children who are brought to work in rat hole mines in Meghalaya to young girls who are sold into prostitution—the issue was a systematic failure.
The only way to combat it effectively was to develop a comprehensive anti-human trafficking model that could be applied not just in India but across South East Asia.
And that’s exactly what @HasinaKharbhih & her @ImpulseNGO team did. The Impulse model brings govt depts, law enforcement agencies, judiciary, civil society orgs, pvt institutions & the media to pool in their resources to tackle the complex issue.
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1/10 I’ve been talking to the Procurement Team @Newcastlehosps today. My word, they have done a wonderful job over the last few months in the most difficult circumstances, and I know it’s taken extreme hard work. (a thread)
2/10 Making sure that we had the right PPE and that it got to the right place at the right time has been the most important factor in helping staff to feel safe throughout the pandemic and I’m very proud of the whole team effort that made sure we didn’t run out of any PPE at all.
3/10 It was great to hear that clinical teams have thanked and appreciated the efforts from procurement, and that we all now have a much greater appreciation of what procurement is all about. It’s come out of the back office and into the frontline!
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This is how relief materials are distributed in Manipur.
Social Distancing, Discipline & Respect.
Our Rest of India can learn so much from our brothers & sisters from #NorthEast 🙏
Agartala's clean slum keeps the pandemic at hands length; a lesson that world's best CM UT should've done in #Dharavi where Pandemic is spreading like wildfire!
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What a Massive Infra Achievement:
BRO builds shortest route for Mansarovar Yatra. Under Project 'Hirak' BRO was given task to construct 80Km Long & Strategically Important Tawaghat-Ghatiabagargh-Lipulekh axis. Now Pilgrims/IA can move mostly by vehicles ✌️
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This is a MUST SEE video on the #Coronavirus in Italy. The #ICU intensivist explains the epidemic and treatment- Report From The Front Lines @JAMA_current - YouTube #Covid_19 #COVIDー19 #COVID
This is a good summary but somewhat inconsistent to what we have been hearing on #twitter about #italy. The question about triaging those sick and above 60 yo was NOT answered directly. He said the goal was for everyone to get an ICU bed but was that successful? 1/
There are many pictures of hazmat suits which is somewhat different and more aggressive than the reports we have been hearing about #coronavirus in Lombardy 2/
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Popular Front of India operative Danish arrested by @DelhiPolice Special Cell rom Trilpkpuri in East Delhi for his role in #NorthEast riots . Danish was actively involved in provided funds to saboteurs & his arrest will throw more light on PFI's involvement in #AntiCAAProtests
Arrest of Danish, an active member of PFI is a huge development as it has led Delhi Police to the entire gamut of conspiracy that led to #NorthEast riots & how funds were provided for buying & arranging logistics.
From* Trilokpuri..
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@GovernorInuwa administration lackaidaisical attitude and politicization of @OfficialGmsg owned varsity Gombe State University of Science and technology Kumo established by his predecessor @HEDankwambo of @OfficialPDPNig . @IsmailUMisilli #Gombe LONG THREAD
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On the 26th of October 2017, the @OfficialNUC granted approval for the establishment of Gombe State University of Science and technology Kumo, Gombe State. The governor of Gombe at that time @HEDankwambo said the emergence of the new university will ....
... not affect the development of the existing state university. Gombe state which is at the centre of insurgency ravaged #Northeast with influx of people from Adamawa, Borno and Yobe, the educational institutions were stretched thus hampering on quality. This informed ......
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Many of his points of critique on the Left/Nehru/Gandhi are valid in ways but hyper-exaggerated. He's plain wrong on the Constitution. And his idea of "hamara ilaaka" is as bad as Hindutva.

#SharjeelImam is a cocky, hot-headed scholar with a hero complex.

But a seditionist? No.
His right to be free from the outrageous sedition charge has to be defended against the fact that it was #SharjeelImam who first wanted #ShaheenBagh wound up. When he pulled out in early Jan, he declared in a cock-sure tone that the movement would "die a natural death tonight".
Why? Only because it was not going according to some grand plan cooking in his head. A self-imagined vanguard, Sharjeel couldn't quite countenance the idea that the women at the centre of Shaheen Bagh had will, desire, agency and sense-making capacity of their own.
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My own position on #CAA2019 has been - it is sound in principle (read @pratimbose article👇) and nothing wrong constitutionally (as explained by none other than Harish Salve). But, I anticipate serious issues in implementation. Therefore, other than the #NorthEast #CABProtests /2
#CABPolitics e.g. in #Assam where it is a live issue (but religion agnostic as they are against all immigrants changing the demographics of the region) for the rest of India it is largely an academic issue. Therefore, #CABProtests in the name of “secularism” ill-conceived 3/n
3/n Besides, #CAA2019 has been passed by an act of Parliament and not by any Presidential Diktat. If it has to be undone - it cannot be through violence and vandalism. Those upholding the Constitutional values - must also adopt democratic means and not promote mobocracy #CAB 4/n
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देखिए #CitizenshipAmendmentAct2019 को लेकर फैलाए जा रहे भ्रम की वास्तविकता #NorthEast #CAB #CAB2019
@HMOIndia @AmitShah @PIB_India @PIBHindi @airnewsalerts @AkashvaniAIR @PIB_Guwahati देखिए #CitizenshipAmendmentAct2019 को लेकर फैलाए जा रहे भ्रम की वास्तविकता #NorthEast #CAB #CAB2019 #Mythbusters
@HMOIndia @AmitShah @PIB_India @PIBHindi @airnewsalerts @AkashvaniAIR @PIB_Guwahati @PMOIndia देखिए #CitizenshipAmendmentAct2019 को लेकर फैलाए जा रहे भ्रम की वास्तविकता #NorthEast #CAB #CAB2019 #Mythbusters #CitizenshipAmendmentAct
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Sharing a post by Bhaskar Chattopadhyay, a friend's friend who I do not know, in which he writes about his experiences of growing up as a #Bengali in #Assam in the '80s and '90s. Though I do not know him, I know and share that experience about being an insider/outsider. Thread...
//I am a Bengali. I was born in Cooch Behar (now in WB) and since my father was posted in various parts of the #NorthEast, I spent 16 years of my life in that beautiful part of the country, mostly in the lovely little town of Dibrugarh, #Assam.//
//I went to school there, had very good friends, went through all the fond and not-so-pleasant phases of teenage, a decent childhood overall. Back in the day, I sometimes overheard my parents and others talk about the 'Bongali Kheda' (roughly 'Drive the Bengalis Out') movement.//
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The Narendra Modi-led NDA govt must control things before they spin out into something much bigger. There are three main worries the government is grappling with: @abhijitmajumder on #CABBill2019
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#CABProtests #Assam
@abhijitmajumder The apprehension to accept #IllegalImmigrants from #Bangladesh has forced thousands of #Assamese to protest against the #CABBill2019: Nazimuddin Siddique on #CABBill
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#Assam #CABProtests
@abhijitmajumder Telling friendly neighbours that you have persecuted #minorities is bad #diplomacy and cocking a snook at those who stood by you in protecting your #NationalSecurity interests — #CABBill2019 conveys that to #Afghanistan and #Bangladesh: @jayanthjacob
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A short #Thread to dispel doubts on #CitizenshipAmendmentBill2019
Q) Does the Bill disallow citizenship for #Muslim migrants ?
A) NO , The bill merely mandates any #Muslim migrant to spend 11 yrs resident in #India before applying for citizenship.
Q) Does #CitizenAmendmentBill discriminate against #Muslims who are citizens of #India or remove any privilege of citizenship they hold?
A) No, the #CABBill makes no comment on the citizenship of existing #Muslim citizens.
Q) Why does the bill disallow #Muslim migrants from #Pakistan #Afghanistan & #Bangladesh from it's ambit.
A) The Bill is meant to provide a safety valve for minorities in adjoining nations who do not wish to live under a #Islamic regime. #Muslims are a majority in these nations.
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#Lincolnshire based Phoenix Professional Development has released 2020 #virtualjobsfair dates, these are Wednesday’s 2pm - 4pm, here on @Twitter:

#Yorkshire and #Humber: 8th Jan & 8th July

#NorthEast: 22nd Jan & 22nd July
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#Scotland: 5th Feb & 5th Aug

#NorthWest: 19th Feb & 19th Aug

#Ireland: 4th Mar & 2nd Sept

#NorthernIreland: 18th Mar & 16th Sept

#WestMidlands: 1st Apr & 30th Sept

#Wales: 15th Apr & 14th Oct
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#SouthWest: 29th Apr & 28th Oct

#SouthEast: 13th May & 11th Nov

#London: 27th May & 25th Nov

#EastofEngland: 10th June & 9th Dec

#EastMidlands: 24th June & 16th Dec
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You may know that the best cadet in the National Defense Academy is given a gold medal

But do you know that the name of that medal is "Lachit Borphukan"?

After reading this #Thread, you will come to know why the leftist & Mughal historians did not allow this name to reach us
Have you ever wondered why the Muslim rulers & Mughals who persecuted the whole of North India could never occupy #NorthEast India ahead of Bengal?

Reason was the Hindu Param Vir warrior "Lachit Borphukan", was the king of Ahom kingdom (today's Assam) @vivekagnihotri @ShankhNaad
Aurangzeb's dream of ruling the whole of India was incomplete without taking possession of eastern India

Due to this ambition Aurangzeb sent a large army to fight Ahom Raj @sambhashan_in @TejasOmkara @ABDharmadhikari @Sanjay_Dixit @PushpendraKuls4
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48. The Legacy of US, UK, France, Israel, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, Bahrain, Canada, Qatar, United Arab Emirates, Germany, Belgium, Netherlands, Australia, Jordan, Nato in Syria
#RegimeChange #FakeNews #FalseFlag #terrorism #SyriaInvasion #WarCrimes #CrimesAgainstHumanity
1 to 20. The Legacy of US, UK, France, Israel, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, Bahrain, Canada, Qatar, United Arab Emirates, Germany, Belgium, Netherlands, Australia, Jordan, Nato in Syria 🤨👇🏼
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21 to 40. The Legacy of US, UK, France, Israel, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, Bahrain, Canada, Qatar, United Arab Emirates, Germany, Belgium, Netherlands, Australia, Jordan, Nato in Syria 🤨👇🏼
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Tensions increase in Lebanese city as protesters clash with Harakat Amal supporters: video aml.ink/GfhJ7
"#Hezbollah leader Hassan #Nasrallah has signaled his readiness to support the current #Lebanese govt amid the ongoing protests in the capital Beirut. In a televised speech, Nasrallah said that he would back the govt,“but with a new agenda & a new spirit”
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"The #Turkish-backed militants launched a surprise attack on the #SyrianArmy’s defenses near the #Syrian-#Turkish border today in a bid to advance to the Tal Tamr District of Al-Hasakah."
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We cannot call it #India-#Bangladesh prime ministerial meeting in true sense of the term, since #SheikhHasina came to the WEF meeting. The bilateral visit is scheduled later. However despite its limited scope I find the meeting very encouraging and beneficial for either side. 1/n
Key takeaways from #Modi-#SheikhHasina
Meeting 1) The LPG deal is consequent to #India's decision to invest in LPG terminal in #Chittagong. With time we wil see rise in supplies and #Bangladesh-#NorthEast LPG pipeline. 2/n
LPG deal is a mirror of #India-Bangladesh #diesel pipeline with the exception that in the case of #LPG, #Bangladesh is also getting #FDI. This is early stages of creation of a regional oil & gas grid, which may be expanded to #CLMV #Asean in the days to come. #Modi- #Hasina
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#TRIBECON begins #Pravara; felicitations to #AbhayBang @SearchGad & #sudarshan #VGKK for their inspiring work on #TribalHealth; @DrLahariya @whoindia among others felicitated
#abhayBang #healthsystem design for tribal communities need to be relooked for #UHC; strategies & schemes must adapt with local social & cultural context; recollects #Brainstorming with @DesirajuKeshav at @SearchGad leading to #ExpertCommittee #tribalhealth @TribalHealthIND
#TRIBECON #AbhayBang notes with happiness increasing interest in #tribalhealth research, yet this continues to be “off the beaten path”; congratulations to #pravara medical college in bringing this together; the proposed #Bandardhara declaration to improve #tribalhealth research
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THREAD (#EP2019)

Polling Day is upon us & here is a thread showing why ALL #Brexiteers need to turn out & cast their precious vote for the @brexitparty_uk
See a graphic breakdown by region of how the main parties have betrayed us. On Thursday it’s time to say no more 1/14
Key:

Green is Good - Red is Bad

#BrexitWrecker is an MP who voted for a 2nd Ref &/or to Revoke A50 - All Remain parties are full of them #Labour is by far the worst offender

#BrexitInbetweener is an MP who voted for May’s WA more than once

#BrexitLegend True BeLeavers

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#EastMidlands

Labour has 11 #BrexitWrecker MPs and should not be given your vote.

Vote for @zatzi @JonathanMEP @math_patten Tracy Knowles @DrAnnaBailey1

Vote for @brexitparty_uk

Vote for #Brexit

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ZAMFARA STATE IN THE LAST SEVEN DAYS
Last week I did the first edition of Zamfara in the last 7 days. The series focuses on the human calamity that is unfolding in the state & environs with a view to draw attention. In this edition I'm looking at attacks in Maru & Shinkafi LGAs.
The attacks in these Local Government Areas resulted in scores of fatalities, abduction of dozens and displacements of thousands of persons in Zamfara state.
Apart from pockets of attacks that often go unreported; the attack by bandits in Dokar Alasan village in Dangulbe district in Maru LGA on Tuesday, January 15, 2019 took the lives of 15 villagers. Within this period over 10 clusters of villages were attacked by bandits.
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The demand for #BogibeelBridge started in early 1960s. Even the Chinese aggression couldn't wake successive #Congress govts to move an inch towards realising people's dream of a much needed bridge.
People struggled for decades, students fought with successive Congress govts but they wont blink. Ultimately, it took the might of #AssamAgitation to take note of #BogibeelBridge demand.
1985: #Assam Accord was signed whereby #BogibeelBridge was committed by #Congress government led by then Prime Minister late #RajivGandhi. A demand - among many others - that was acknowledged after martyrdom of 855 young students of #Assam
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