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Friday , October 7 , 2016

Himanta talks of bill benefit

Assam minister Himanta Biswa Sarma today said granting Indian citizenship to Hindu migrants from Bangladesh would benefit Assam as it would prevent Muslims from becoming the majority signed between...   | Read..

Puja time for passion play

Assam police constable Bikash Mal has a new role. The 40-year-old resident of Kumbhirgram in Cachar district will don the character of a king in a jatra (folk theatre) to...   | Read..

Promise of 24x7 power during Puja

Assam can heave a sigh of relief during Durga Puja as the state power utility has assured uninterrupted supply from Sashthi (Friday) to Dashami.   | Read..

AC pandal for the Goddess & visitors

Goddess Durga and her devotees can enjoy a cool ambience at Sabuj Sangha pandal in Raja Prabhat Chandra Barua Maidan here.   | Read..

ST demand by Santhal union

The All Santal Students' Union (ASSU) expressed grave concern and dissatisfaction over the non-fulfilment of its various demands pertaining to the development of the...   | Read..

Gender talk throws up new ideas

A talk on gender discrimination and sexual harassment at J.B. College here today threw up some interesting aspects.   | Read..

GPS to track teachers

The Assam government has decided to introduce GPS-based mobile phone tracking system to check attendance of schoolteachers who do not come to work on time and miss classes.   | Read..

Traders moot rest house at JMCH

Jorhat BJP legislator Hitendra Nath Goswami has welcomed a proposal by a group of businessmen to set up a rest house for attendants of patients on Jorhat Medical College...   | Read..

Khandu shops for investment in Arunachal

The Arunachal Pradesh government and the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) signed a memorandum of understanding in New Delhi today to promote and project the frontier...   | Read..

Dengue buzz behind child death

Prantik Paul, 6, a class I student of ward 11 of Dhubri town died of suspected dengue last night.   | Read..

Summit on tech role in farming

The World Sustainable Development Summit here today discussed several initiatives for transfer of technology for sustainable agriculture practice.   | Read..

Agartala to Calcutta train starts on Saptami

The Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) has given the people of Tripura a Puja gift - a direct train between Agartala and Calcutta, which will start on Saptami this Saturday.   | Read..

A message through bamboo

The Tarun Sangha Durga Puja Committee of Hailakandi is celebrating its 67th anniversary by promoting bamboo culture in this south Assam district. The 60-feet pandal and the...   | Read..

Dispur to ignore eviction protests

Dispur today refused to pay heed to protests against clearing of forests from illegal settlers and is planning joint training of police and forest guards to protect...   | Read..

Akhil's bail rejected, more leaders held

Krishak Mukti Sangram Samiti (KMSS) leader Akhil Gogoi was produced in Lakhimpur chief judicial magistrate court today in connection with three cases amidst huge protests...   | Read..

Shuttle service for music festival

The "happiest music festival" is coming to Meghalaya on October 21 and 22 and the organisers are making sure that getting to and from the venue isn't a hassle.   | Read..

Building-grab charge on Trinamul leader

The fledgling Trinamul Congress in Tripura has landed in a major controversy because of party MLA and former leader of the Opposition Sudip Roy Barman's attempt to forcibly...   | Read..

BJP blames Speaker over pending cases

The Manipur BJP unit today organised a rally in Imphal against Speaker Th. Lokeshwar Singh's alleged inaction over pending disqualification cases in his tribunal.   | Read..

Leader resignation shocks Cong

In a move that caught party leaders by surprise, N. Biren Singh, spokesperson and vice-president (organisation) of the Manipur PCC, today resigned from the Congress and the...   | Read..

Manipur theatre legend dead

Renowned theatre personality Heisnam Kanhailal passed away this morning at Kalakshetra, his theatre centre here, after losing a battle with lung cancer. He was 75.   | Read..

Hill state to get sugar,finally

Consumers in Meghalaya will now start getting sugar under Targeted Public Distribution System (TPDS) after nearly a year of dilly-dallying, but at a higher price.   | Read..

Youth arrested

Sahidul Islam, 28, was arrested today on the basis of a complaint lodged by N.K. Sarma, personal assistant to health and education minister Himanta Biswa Sarma.   | Read..

Haveli draws crowds

A replica of the haveli (palace) shown in the film Arundhuti, Indus valley civilization, air-conditioned pandal and a replica of the closed-down Wimco factory are some of...   | Read..
Northeast Sports


Gauhati Town Club edged past Sports Authority of India 1-0 in the second leg of the AIFF-organised under-16 I-League football tournament at Judges Field here on Thursday.   | Read..

Ranchi pip Utkal 2-1

Ranchi University defeated Utkal University 2-1 inthe East Zone Inter-University Women's Football Tournament, 2016-17, organised by Dibrugarh University Sports Board in...   | Read..

Agu beats Linda, enters semis

Y. Agu Devi moved into the semi-finals of the women's singles of the 35th State Open Cash Prize Tennis Championship, 2016 played at Officers' Club, Lamphelpat, today.   | Read..

Langsning edge past Malki

Langsning moved to within a point of the top spot in the Shillong Premier League today with a 1-0 victory over Malki at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium here today.   | Read..
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