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Saturday , June 24 , 2017

Victorious BJP seeks autonomous state

Hours after sweeping the Karbi Anglong Autonomous Council elections, the BJP leadership in Karbi Anglong said it would move Delhi and Dispur for the creation of an autonomous state (state within...   | Read..

Damsel in distress?Just dial 181

Manipur social welfare minister Nemcha Kipgen today launched a 24x7 toll-free helpline number, 181, for women facing violence in public or at home.   | Read..

Work for nation, exhorts scientist

Eminent scientist C.N.R. Rao asked students of IIT Guwahati to take the country to the top of world and be proud of being an IITian.   | Read..

Orang loses third rhino

Assam forest minister Pramila Rani Brahma today called for a detailed report from the forest department following the killing of a rhino at Rajiv Gandhi Orang National Park...   | Read..

Lead kindly light, let the words flow

The only thing worse than being blind is having sight but no vision - Helen Keller   | Read..

Protests over city flood deaths mount

More heads are expected to roll in the RG Baruah Road electrocution case here as protests against flash floods mounted in the city today.   | Read..

Eureka! Science Circus kindles young minds

Young eyes twinkled with curiosity and "oohs" and "aahs" reverberated throughout the auditorium as two Australians wowed over 500 students, teachers and...   | Read..

Water quality under scanner

The State Development Reforms Commission (SDRC) has found that water supplied by the Meghalaya public health engineering department through taps in various localities and...   | Read..

Nehu confirms allowance is off

The North Eastern Hill University (Nehu) today claimed that the draft minutes of the executive council meeting on the Hill Areas Special Allowance (HASA) had been sent to...   | Read..

Seminar weighs army act compulsions

For Col (retd) D.P.K. Pillay, the controversial Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act, 1958, could be withdrawn from the Northeast only if the state machinery can handle law...   | Read..

Fifa asks Silchar to be ready

The Federation of International Football Association (Fifa) has asked the District Sports Association (DSA), Silchar, to get ready to host the practice sessions in...   | Read..

BJP 'misled' us: AKRSU

The All Koch Rajbongshi Students' Union (AKRSU), Sadou Koch Rajbongshi Mahila Samiti and Chilarai Sena held a protest at Dighalipukhuri here today, where they termed the...   | Read..

Centre's thrust on MSMEs

Union ministry of micro small and medium enterprise (MSME) today said the Centre was in talks with the state governments of the Northeast to formulate ways to help...   | Read..

Jumbo carcass found

The carcass of an elephant was found at Nihang Gaon under Kheroni forest range office of Assam's West Karbi Anglong district today while another elephant is struggling for...   | Read..

Militants arrested

Assam police apprehended one Ulfa (I) and five NDFB (S) militants near India-Bangladesh border in Meghalaya last night.   | Read..

Tea workers protest

The workers of Sapoi tea estate under Dhekiajuli police station in Sonitpur district today gheraoed the estate manager's office, demanding regular payment of wages and...   | Read..

Support for Assamese medium

The Kamrup district committees of Brihatar Asomiya Yuva Manch and Brihatar Asomiya Mohila Manch today protested   | Read..

Court bins Dispur clause

Gauhati High Court has described the requirement stipulated by the Assam government of having teaching experience in secondary schools for the posts of assistant inspectors...   | Read..

Three Cotton students held

Police today arrested three students of Cotton University for allegedly resorting to vandalism at the bar of Prashanti Lodge at Panbazar here on Monday night.   | Read..

Ex-CM's news meets irk party

The growing resentment within a section of the party over former chief minister Tarun Gogoi's "penchant" to call news conferences came out in the open today.   | Read..

Czech team shoots film at temple

Ceská televize, the public television broadcaster of the Czech Republic, is shooting a documentary on paintings of tantra practices at Kamakhya temple.   | Read..

Discussion on 2022 Games

A lot of work needs to be done before the National Games 2022, which will be hosted by Meghalaya.   | Read..

Retain benefit, says Finer

The Federation of Industry and Commerce in North Eastern Region (Finer) has moved both the Centre and the Assam government to retain the benefit of 100 per cent refund on...   | Read..

ATTSA protest over jobs, dues

The Assam Tea Tribe Students' Association (ATTSA) staged a 12-hour demonstration here today, demanding security of livelihood and payment of outstanding dues to the...   | Read..

Cong flays BJP over power plan

The Congress today accused the BJP-led Assam government of making a U-turn on the Margherita thermal power project at Lekhapani, around 65km from this town, in Upper Assam,...   | Read..

Locals demand nanny rescue, stage blockade

Residents of Silcoorie tea estate and Irongmara in Barak Valley's Cachar district today blocked the Silchar-Hailakandi road (via Dwarbond) near Assam University in protest...   | Read..

Gogoi feels Meira better candidate

Former Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi today said the Opposition's nominee, Meira Kumar, was a far better candidate for the President's post than NDA nominee Ram Nath Kovind.   | Read..

KHADC panel survives

The People's Democratic Forum (PDF)-led executive committee in the Khasi Hills Autonomous District Council (KHADC) today survived without facing a no-confidence motion amid...   | Read..
Sportspersons take part in the Olympic Day Run 2017, organised by the Manipur Olympic Association (MOA) at Khuman Lampak sports complex in Imphal...   | Read..
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