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Friday , May 6 , 2016

Heads roll over Tawang firing

Heads rolled in Arunachal Pradesh as civil society organisations protested and Amnesty International India called for an inquiry following Monday's Tawang firing that killed two persons.   | Read..

Groups angry with ST delay

The six communities from Assam, who are seeking Scheduled Tribe status, have expressed shock and anger over the Centre's "dilly-dallying" tactics and hitting out...   | Read..

United effort to check spiralling prices

Dispur, facing flak over the rising prices of essential commodities, has convened a state-level meeting of stakeholders here tomorrow.   | Read..

Pig disease alert in Mizoram

The Mizoram government has sounded an alert in the wake of the outbreak of an infectious disease among pigs in Champhai district.   | Read..

BSF claims dip in cattle smuggling

The BSF, Meghalaya frontier, today claimed that cattle smuggling to neighbouring Bangladesh had decreased by 70 per cent because of its vigilance on the international border.   | Read..

Little feet step from streets into Raj Bhavan

 The sprawling Raj Bhavan today hosted "guests" who had perhaps never imagined that they would one day step into the residence of Meghalaya's first citizen.   | Read..

Judicial custody for molest cop

An Assam police constable, arrested for allegedly molesting a five-year-old girl in Dhemaji district on March 28, was remanded in judicial custody today.   | Read..

Tripura rail link with Delhi, Calcutta

 Tripura is all set to have full-fledged broad-gauge regular train service with other states, including Bengal and Delhi, after May 20.   | Read..

Eviction drive continues

An eviction drive was carried out in the area from Khanapara to 9 Mile today on the directions of the Kamrup (metro) district administration.   | Read..

NE fashion week to feature 17 designers

 Altogether 17 designers and eight weavers from all over the Northeast will showcase their creations at the second North East India Fashion Week, which will be held in...   | Read..

Asus eyes better share in NE

 Two years after entering the smartphone segment, Taiwanese electronics major Asus has an advantage in the Northeast - it enjoys a 2 per cent higher market share than...   | Read..

Strike cripples Manipur

Normal life was severely disrupted throughout Manipur on the first day of a 48-hour strike against the "slow pace" of the police investigation into the mysterious...   | Read..

Rs 30cr for water project

The Assam government today reviewed the status of the capital city's first 24x7 drinking water supply project and decided to release Rs 30 crore at the earliest to complete...   | Read..

Tripura rail link with metros soon

 Tripura is all set to have full-fledged broad-gauge regular train service with other states, including Bengal and Delhi, after May 20.   | Read..

Anti-witchhunt campaign

Various organisations, members of various civil societies, including the All Bodo Students Union (Absu), Bodo Samaj and NGOs demanded strict anti-witchhunt laws and tough...   | Read..

Voter awareness drive in Tura

The district administration of West Garo Hills today launched an ethical campaign to inform and enlighten the voters about the May 16 bypoll.   | Read..

Pul gets Rs 66cr from Modi

Arunachal Pradesh chief minister Kalikho Pul has been able to secure Rs 66 crore from Prime Minister Narendra Modi to help with rehabilitation and reconstruction for the...   | Read..
Northeast Sports

Teg Bahadur Academy in semis

 Guru Teg Bahadur Academy registered a 22-run victory over Vivekenanda Kendra Vidyalaya in a quarter-final match to enter the semi-finals of the Kamal Hazarika...   | Read..


The Manipur Veteran Football Association feted S. Sanatomba Singh, who was elected president of All-Manipur Football Association at its office complex at Mapal Kangjeibung...   | Read..

Istiak steers Jorhat ahead

A six-wicket haul by Istiak Ali helped Jorhat make shortwork of Nagaon innings on the first day of their two-day Nuruddin Ahmed Trophy Senior Inter-District Elite Group...   | Read..

Four file papers for GSA post

Altogether four aspirants today filed nomination for the post of general secretary of the Guwahati Sports Association (GSA) which will elect a new executive body in its...   | Read..

Puducherry humiliated 0-18

Dadra and Nagar Haveli Hockey Association humiliated Hockey Puducherry 18-0 in the first round encounter of the sixth Hockey India Sub-Junior Men's National Championship...   | Read..
An elephant bathes at Sipahijala wildlife sanctuary near Agartala on Thursday. Picture by UB Photos   | Read..
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