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Northeastern United States: Region of the United States
The Northeastern United States, also referred to as the Northeast, is a geographical region of the United States bordered to the north by Canada, to the east by the Atlantic Ocean, to the south by the southern United States, and to the west by the midwestern United States. The Northeast is one of the four regions defined by the United States Census Bureau for the collection and analysis of statistics.


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5,500km international borders in NE region shut during lockdown

The 5,500km long international borders in the Northeastern region has been effectively closed during the 21-day lockdown imposed to check the spread of coronavirus, Union minister Jitendra was told on..
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Coronavirus: 50-year-old man tests positive in Mizoram; second case in Northeast

A 50-year-old pastor, who recently returned from Amsterdam, tested positive for COVID-19 in Mizoram, making it the second case of the disease in the Northeast, Health Minister R Lalthangliana said on..
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Northeast ignored for years; now becoming growth engine: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said for years the northeastern region was ignored but things changed under his government, and it has now become a growth engine. Replying to a debate on the..
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Modi govt changed emotional disconnect with Northeast: President Kovind

"More than the physical distance of the Northeast from Delhi, it was the emotional disconnect that disheartened the people of the region. My government has transformed this situation by working..
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No question of extending Article 371 to J&K: Jitendra Singh

Article 371, which has special provisions and is applicable in some states especially in the Northeast, safeguards the rights of native people with regard to religious or social practices, customary..
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Citizenship Act: Northeast states to face fuel supply problems if agitation continues

Assam and other northeastern states may face fuel supply issues if the agitation against the Citizenship Amendment Act continues for another week, as it has already led to the shutdown of refineries..
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Israel, UK, France ask citizens not to visit Northeast in the wake of violent anti-Citizenship Act protests

The countries have urged their citizens to refrain from visiting the northeast states of India and to minimize their stay there even if they have.
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Protests against Citizenship Act in Northeast: Key points

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'Don't be misled by Cong's statements': PM Modi on Citizenship Amendment Bill during poll rally in Jharkhand

"There are attempts to fuel tensions in the Northeast region. Most of the region is out of the ambit of this bill but the politics of Congress and its allies depends on illegal immigrants," PM Modi..
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Attempt by 'Modi-Shah govt' to ethnically cleanse northeast: Rahul Gandhi on Citizenship Bill

"The CAB is an attempt by Modi-Shah government to ethnically cleanse the Northeast. It is a criminal attack on the Northeast, their way of life and the idea of India," Rahul Gandhi said in a tweet. "I..
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Protests in Northeast as Citizenship (Amendment) Bill tabled in Lok Sabha for passage

The controversial Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019 was tabled in Lok Sabha by Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Monday.
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Northeastern states put on high alert as Naga talks enter last leg

Nagaland and Manipur have been put on high alert ahead of the final round of talks between the Centre and the NSCN (I-M), the outcome of which officials fear could displease some groups while placating..
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Special Marriage Act to be applicable to Sikkim

Punitive provisions for the violation of the Act will also come into force in the Northeastern state with the publication of a notification by the Union home ministry. In exercise of the powers..
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Years of work has brought about change in Northeast: Mohan Bhagwat

Extolling the work done by Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh volunteers in the Northeast, RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat said here on Tuesday that due to this "ceaseless" work, a change has come about in the..
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Rains claim 10 lives in Northeast, over 8.5 lakh hit in Assam

While the Indian Meteorological Department predicted heavy rainfall in the next 48 hours in Bihar, the flood situation in Assam continues to worsen
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AN-32 debris spotted in Northeast eight days later

The AN-32 lost contact a little over half an hour after it took off from Jorhat in Assam shortly after noon for the Mechuka Advanced Landing Ground in Shi-Yomi district of Arunachal Pradesh.
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