Centre working hard to make NE growth engine of country: Sonowal

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Guwahati: The Centre has accorded top priority to the speedy development of the Northeast and is working hard to make the region a growth engine of the country, Union minister Sarbananda Sonowal said here on Friday.

Addressing a stakeholders conclave for Northeastern region on ‘Waterways as Engine for Growth’, Sarbananda Sonowal said, special emphasis has been given to water connectivity in the region following which Mongla and Chittagong ports in Bangladesh are now accessible to the Northeast.

Sonowal, the minister of Ports, Shipping and Waterways, urged the stakeholders to take advantage of the conclave and prioritise the products of this

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Mackinac Island resorts, hotels offer fall travel specials

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MACKINAC ISLAND, MI – If you are looking to escape the summer crowds and take a fall trip to one of Michigan’s most popular vacation spots, some Mackinac Island resorts and hotels now have autumn specials lined up for travelers.

The most up-to-date way to find the specials? Check the Mackinac Island Tourism Bureau’s website, which offers a listing of all the special deals being offered by places big and small.

We’ve also got a run-down of special packages being offered by some of the most well-known spots, including the iconic Grand Hotel.

“Fall is a beautiful time to

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Kingdom a sea of green and gold, except for the one defiant Tyrone fan proudly in their midst

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In a sea of Kingdom green and gold, proud Tyrone fan Charlie Buckingham was a lone voice of Ulster defiance.

urrounded by Gaelic football-obsessed Kerry fans convinced the county is destined to clinch its 38th All-Ireland football title next month, Mr Buckingham proudly wore his red-and-white Tyrone jersey amid the large crowds enjoying the sunshine of an Indian summer in Killarney.

Sitting with Kerry friends, Alan Breen and Mike Scannell in the famous Killarney hostelry Jimmy Brien’s Sports Bar, Mr Buckingham warned that the Ulster champions wouldn’t go down without a battle in tomorrow’s All-Ireland semi-final.

“The preparations couldn’t have

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Years in the making, Circling Raven ready to host Symetra Tour event

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Circling Raven Golf Club debuted in 2003, and its creative layout nestled among 620 scenic acres was an immediate hit with area golfers.

This week, the course joins select company as the site of a professional tour event with 132 women golfers looking to join the LPGA Tour set to compete at the inaugural Circling Raven Championship, Aug. 23-29. The 54-hole tournament Friday through Sunday will be the 16th of 20 events this season on the Symetra Tour, the qualifying tour of the LPGA.

“This is a big deal,” said Laura Penney, CEO of the Coeur d’Alene Casino Resort, which

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Critics question why Ige is asking visitors to stay away, but keeping popular attractions open

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HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) – On Monday, the governor urged visitors to cancel upcoming travel to Hawaii amid the state’s ongoing COVID surge.

But he stopped short of instituting any new restrictions in place.

And on Tuesday, the state said it wouldn’t close any of its scenic or recreational sites in a bid to discourage tourists from coming.

Critics say it’s hypocritical for the state to keep popular visitor attractions like the Diamond Head State Monument, the Makapuu Point Lighthouse Trail and the Aloha Stadium Swap Meet open if it really wants visitors not to come here.

“It’s mixed message,” said Healani

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Mountain Statesman | The history of Taylor County Chapter Three Hundred-Fifteen

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The Record Stock company, a new repertoire organization to Grafton came to the Opera House for the week of March 27,1905 and did an ordinary business during the engagement. The box office statement reveals that only some 2,100 persons paid to witness the performances during the week.

A corporation known as the Grafton Hotel Company, of which Colonel John T. McGraw was the moving spirit, petitioned the town council and mayor for a permit to erect, equip and maintain a modern fire-proof hotel in the town of Grafton at an estimated cost of $100,000, the construction of the hostelry to

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