The Telegraph
Saturday , April 23 , 2016

Disaster strikes, alarm bells ring

Building structures in the hills here are as safe as on the plains provided they are designed for structural safety after studying the soil characteristics and drainage patterns according to...   | Read..

Call for lightning safety in houses

City architects and electrical engineers want Dispur to make installation of lightning conductors mandatory in all residential buildings.   | Read..

'Lazy' staff irks GMDA chief

Guwahati Municipal Development Authority (GMDA) chairman Dhiren Baruah today accused a section of bureaucrats of not doing enough to tackle waterlogging in the city.   | Read..

Crops damaged by hail, not rain: Rakibul

Hailstorm, rather than rain, has caused "unprecedented damage" to crops across Assam, state agriculture minister Rakibul Hussain said today, quoting field reports.   | Read..

Army aid sought for Pranab visit

The Okram Ibobi Singh government has sought help from army and central paramilitary forces for more security cover during President Pranab Mukherjee's visit to Manipur on...   | Read..

DoNER minister in cancer campaign

DoNER minister Jitendra Singh will launch the NEC-Pink Chain Cancer campaign, 2016, here tomorrow.   | Read..

Cine club wraps up celebrations

Talks and screening of selected movies will mark the concluding ceremony of Gauhati Cine Club's yearlong golden jubilee celebration.   | Read..

Mizo CM

Mizoram chief minister Lal Thanhawla today said the state would not remain a mute spectator if insurgents try to disrupt the upcoming elections to the councils in 31...   | Read..

Phek DC donates 2 Asian bear cubs

Phek deputy commissioner Muruho Chotso today donated two Asian black bear cubs to the department of environment, forests and climate change, Phek forest division.   | Read..

Dipa arrives home to rousing reception

Artistic gymnast Dipa Karmakar arrived home here this morning to a rousing reception at Agartala airport.   | Read..

Reply to AICC showcause

Former PCC president and ex-leader of the Opposition in the Tripura Assembly, Sudip Roy Barman, has replied to the showcause notice asking him to explain his criticism of...   | Read..

Residents decry Bangla pact

Indo-Bangla border residents in Meghalaya today decried the land boundary agreement signed between India and Bangladesh and claimed that through this agreement, Meghalaya...   | Read..

Conrad to take on Dikkanchi in Tura

National People's Party (NPP) president Conrad Kongkal Sangma, a former Meghalaya minister and youngest son of late Purno Agitok Sangma, will contest the Tura Lok Sabha...   | Read..

Fest doubles as anti-graft drive

 The three-day Mélange 2016, part of a campaign to root out corruption and promote self-reliance, got under way at Zunheboto town yesterday.   | Read..

Cop station for cyber crimes

The Meghalaya government has finally notified the installation of a cyber crime police station (CCPS) following the rise in cyber criminals and Internet fraudsters.   | Read..

Primate species spotted

Wildlife biologists and photographers have spotted in Arunachal Pradesh a new species of macaque - white-cheeked macaque -for the first time in India close to the place in...   | Read..

Protesters demand non-tribals' exclusion

A conglomeration of five NGOs today staged a protest outside the Garo Hills Autonomous District Council building seeking exclusion of non-tribals from the council elections.   | Read..

No takers for Dibrugarh indoor cricket facility

An indoor cricket facility built almost seven years ago to allow cricketers to practise during the monsoon literally had no takers this season. It has been raining cats and...   | Read..

Centre to revive boat races

A folk tradition of south Kamrup, the boat race, is witnessing a revival.   | Read..
Northeast Sports

Maharaj enter final


Sangai drub Oscar by 10 wickets

MCA cricket   | Read..

Football Club, IVFA in a tie

Football Club, Imphal, were held to a goalless draw against IVFA Canchipur in the opening match of the 18th Challenge Cup Veterans' Football Tournament at Mapal Kangjeibung...   | Read..

AG Sports, City Triumph

T20 CRICKET   | Read..
Students take part in a rally on World Earth Day in Tezpur on Friday. Picture by UB Photos   | Read..
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