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Saturday , November 12 , 2016
 
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Dash for cash spares nobody

Stakeholders in construction, tea and micro-finance sectors, which are among the worst-hit in the Northeast by the demonetisation of Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes, have expressed concern over the...   | Read..
 

ATMs run dry within hours

Many ATMs reopened today after two days but could not satiate the demand for cash in Assam and other parts of the Northeast. Long queues outside ATM counters meant that the...   | Read..
 

Official held with Rs 5 lakh

Sleuths of the vigilance and anti-corruption bureau of Assam police today arrested a junior assistant of the social welfare department, Manabendra Dutta, after Rs 5 lakh...   | Read..
 

School vans off as pumps run dry

Classes were affected today as vans transporting students to schools suspended services indefinitely because of scarcity of petrol triggered by an indefinite economic...   | Read..
 

Bilingual lexicon appLaunched

Durlav Gogoi, who had single-handedly developed a digital bilingual dictionary, today made the app version of the dictionary available to people.   | Read..
 

Woman hacked to death

In another case of alleged witch-hunting, a 35-year-old housewife was killed with sharp weapons in Kokrajhar district late last evening.   | Read..
 

Rs 45cr cancer centre in Manipur: Nadda

Union minister for health and family welfare Jagat Prakash Nadda today said a cancer centre would be set up at Jawaharlal Nehru Institute of Medical Sciences here at a cost...   | Read..
 

'Priority is to instil confidence'

Former India wicketkeeper-batsman Ajay Ratra, who was recently appointed coach of the Assam under-19 team, was in Dibrugarh for a two-week camp to prepare the boys for the...   | Read..
 

Eight teams to feature in soccer tourney

Topcem Cement, a leading cement brand of the Northeast, will organise the VI Topcem Challenge Football Tournament in association with Rudreswar Ajanta Club, North Guwahati...   | Read..
 

Wangala fest kicks off

Meghalaya governor V. Shanmuganathan today tried his hand at playing drums, adding colour to the celebrations as the 39th edition of Wangala festival got under way in...   | Read..
 

Encroachers yet to leave

Nearly 50 per cent of the settlers evicted from government land in Morigaon district on Wednesday are yet to leave, as their accommodation in their native sars are not...   | Read..
 

Streets to be freed of hawkers: HC

Hawkers in the city have been asked not to occupy footpaths and main roads, failing which legal proceedings will be initiated against them.   | Read..
 

Petition on marriage act

A petition challenging the validity of the Meghalaya Compulsory Registration of Marriage Act, 2012, was filed in Meghalaya High Court by a group of pastors here in view of...   | Read..
 

Tea industry in Tripura set for golden jubilee

The Tripura tea industry is preparing to celebrate its centenary year in December with a series of programmes.   | Read..
 

Manager of bank dies in mishap

The manager of Central Bank's Dhubri branch, Suman Kumar Barnawal, his wife, Neha Anand, and 10-year-old son died when their Maruti Alto (AS 06 M 0358) collided head on...   | Read..
 

Cops step up search for Rajeev

Assam police have stepped up search for Rajeev Paul, the brother of arrested Assam Public Service Commission (APSC) chairman Rakesh Kumar Paul, for his alleged role in the...   | Read..
 

Call to curb ethnic enmity

Activists of various NGOs and women's rights organisations today urged the state government to devise a policy to prevent clashes between different ethnic communities in...   | Read..
 

Over 100 join BPF in Kokrajhar

Over 100 members from various political parties, including the Congress, BJP, AIUDF and the AGP, joined the BPF at the party's district-level workers' meet here today.   | Read..
 

Course to assess and counsel

An assessment and counselling programme for children and adolescents, introduced as a subject for students in the College of Home Science here last year, has gained so much...   | Read..
 

Connectivity plan for Mizoram

Union railway minister Suresh Prabhu today said railway connectivity in Mizoram would not only be an engine for growth but also a catalyst for social transformation and...   | Read..
 

Teachers up in arms

Teachers of Sarva Siksha Abhiyan schools in Meghalaya will visit New Delhi on Tuesday to meet Union HRD minister Prakash Javadekar and apprise him about the pay disparity...   | Read..
 
Northeast Sports

Bunty, Lenien in final

North East tennis   | Read..
 

Oakland, Netaji triumph

Inter-school Cricket   | Read..
 

Neroca edge past YPU 1-0

Manipur League   | Read..
 
Students browse through books at the North East Book Fair in Guwahati on Friday. Picture by UB Photos   | Read..
 
 
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