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Tuesday , March 21 , 2017

BJP-led govt wins Manipur trust vote

The six-day old BJP-led government in Manipur today won the trust vote in the Assembly. The coalition has 33 members against the Congress's 27.   | Read..

Lone Trinamul MLA backs Biren Singh

The lone Trinamul Congress MLA in Manipur today voted for the BJP and its allies in the floor test that the alliance won, saying he had done what his party had asked him to...   | Read..

UNC officials freed

The Manipur government kept its promise and the United Naga Council's (UNC) president Gaidon Kamei and information secretary Stephen Sankhil today unconditionally walked...   | Read..

Traffic to snow-hit Sela restored

Traffic was restored and a Bulgarian woman, whose body was recovered by the army from blizzard-hit Sela in Arunachal Pradesh's West Kameng district yesterday, was...   | Read..

Poverty forces suicide bid

Starvation forced a woman to drown her daughter in a river and poison her son at Bamunijan village under Raha police station of Assam's Nagaon district last night. Her...   | Read..

Power shortage in Assam

Meghalaya had no power shortage last year while Arunachal Pradesh, considered to be a future powerhouse of the country, had a shortage of 14 million units (MU), according...   | Read..

NE cultural fest to begin in Tawang

The fifth Rashtriya Sanskriti Mahotsav is being organised by the North East Zonal Cultural Centre (NEZCC), Dimapur, to preserve, promote and popularise the heritage,...   | Read..

Silapathar meet delayed

Filing of nomination papers for the Dhemaji byelection today delayed the V.B. Pyarelal committee meeting with the district administration regarding the March 6 Silapathar...   | Read..

Portal for small NE businesses

The Network, a New Delhi-based firm with a network of 475 web portals covering all the states, Union Territories and important towns of the country, today...   | Read..

Six youths held for robbery

Six youths were arrested in connection with a burglary at a car showroom in Basbari under Hijuguri police outpost of Upper Assam's Tinsukia district today.   | Read..

Highway drill for dry April

Several wine shops are likely to remain shut following a Supreme Court directive, which said wine shops located 500 metres from national highways and state highways can no...   | Read..

House to summon official for privilege breach

The Meghalaya Assembly today decided to summon and reprimand an officer of the state government at the bar of the House after having found him guilty of a breach of...   | Read..

Mukul upbeat over budget

Meghalaya chief minister Mukul Sangma today claimed that the state budget for 2017-2018 would meet the aspirations of the people, particularly the underprivileged, rural...   | Read..

Dropout rate rises in hill state schools

Nearly one lakh students in Meghalaya opted out of school between 2013-14 and 2016-2017.   | Read..

Dhemaji AGP firm on fielding Independent

Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal and AGP president and agriculture minister Atul Bora today appealed to the Dhemaji unit of the party not to put up any candidate in...   | Read..

Drop namami from fest name: Akhil

The Krishak Mukti Sangram Samiti (KMSS) today demanded the withdrawal of the word "namami" (obeisance) from Namami Brahmaputra Festival beginning from March 31...   | Read..

Petroleum strike begins, LPG spared

The Assam Petroleum Mazdoor Union (APMU) today kicked off their indefinite strike and stopped loading and unloading of all petroleum products across the Northeast. The...   | Read..

Tweet, tweet, sparrows have new homes

The ghanchirikas (sparrows) of the city has got a new address - the colourful tree-top wooden houses at Dighalipukhuri.   | Read..

Pollute tag on 15 industries

Meghalaya has 15 major polluting industries which are being operated by various firms.   | Read..

Assam SPs shuffled

The Assam government shuffled superintendent of police (SP)-level officers today.   | Read..

CID fails to submit probe report

The CID today failed to submit a status report on the progress of its investigation into the Louis Berger bribery scandal in Gauhati High Court.   | Read..

Students block gate, seek exam reforms

Students from different colleges under Gauhati University today blocked the entrance to the university's administrative block demanding reforms in the examination system.   | Read..
A girl weaves a gamosa on a loom in Mariani on Monday. Picture by UB Photos   | Read..
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