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Saturday , August 5 , 2017

Dispur seeks CBI probe in Lafiqul killing

Dispur today wrote to the Centre requesting a CBI inquiry into the murder of minority student leader Lafiqul Islam Ahmed and made inspector-general of police Anurag Tankha head of the special...   | Read..

Hunt on for rapists, CM assures aid

The alleged rape and murder of a minor in Manipur's Senapati district has sparked outrage across the state, forcing chief minister Okram Ibobi Singh to assure the Assembly...   | Read..

11 new colleges for Assam

The Assam government will set up 11 more colleges in the name of BJP ideologue Deendayal Upadhyaya, raising the total number of colleges in his name in the state to 23.   | Read..

Wake-up & smell the coffee in NE bean bag

A parliamentary committee has asked the Union commerce ministry to devise marketing strategies for coffee in the Northeast to ensure adequate income for indigenous growers.   | Read..

2 airline staff steal Rs 10L

Police today caught two IndiGo airlines staff for allegedly stealing Rs 10 lakh in cash from a checked-in baggage of a Mumbai-bound passenger at Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi...   | Read..

Cabinet reshuffle bid to 'stymie' anti-Cong forces

Meghalaya is abuzz with speculation that chief minister Mukul Sangma's move to axe two cabinet ministers and elevate two parliamentary secretaries in their place was an...   | Read..

Khandu stress on quality education

Arunachal Pradesh chief minister Pema Khandu has directed all deputy commissioners to re-assess the education scenario in their respective districts and independently work...   | Read..

AASU protests OIL, IOC merger move

Hundreds of activists of the All Assam Students' Union (AASU) took part in a three-hour demonstration in front of the Oil India Ltd (OIL) main office at Duliajan in...   | Read..

Tips on better farming

A daylong awareness-cum-interaction programme between farmers and scientists on "Doubling farmers' income" was organised by the Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK),...   | Read..

Mukul plea to defy I-day boycott call

The Congress-led government will not focus on calling banned militant groups in the state for talks, but instead asked them to take advantage of surrender packages that the...   | Read..

32% rise in state govt staff: Report

There has been a 32.57 per cent increase in the number of government employees in Meghalaya over six years, according to a report by the Fifth Pay Commission.   | Read..

Teachers discuss draft education policy

Schoolteachers in Meghalaya today discussed the draft state education policy and laid emphasis on quality education. They also welcomed the Centre's decision to do away...   | Read..

Constable who shot havildar surrenders

The Meghalaya police constable who allegedly shot dead a havildar was arrested today after he surrendered to police.   | Read..

Son detained for trader death

Police today picked up for interrogation Krishanku Bose, 23, elder son of businessman Koushik Bose, 50, who was killed by unidentified men at his residence on August 2...   | Read..

AJYCP warns against Ranganadi-like rerun

The Asom Jatiyatabadi Yuba Chatra Pa-rishad (AJYCP) said the people of Lakhimpur are suffering owing to release of water by the North Eastern Electric Power Corporation Ltd...   | Read..

Expert questions China's 'claim'

A Chinese strategic analyst has questioned Beijing's "national obsession" with Arunachal Pradesh, saying the state is only a "chicken rib" and hardly an...   | Read..

Zeliang seeks ban on MLAs

Nagaland chief minister T.R. Zeliang today filed a petition urging Speaker Imtiwapang Aier to disqualify the 10 NPF legislators who did not attend the July 19 sitting of...   | Read..

4 GMCH staff held for swindle

Four employees of Gauhati Medical College and Hospital were arrested today for alleged misappropriation of money.   | Read..

Enclave I-card plea junked

The Supreme Court today dismissed a petition seeking identity cards for about 800-odd people allegedly not included in the citizenship rolls by the Centre and the Bengal...   | Read..

10-year jail for peddlers

Two men, arrested in 2014 for carrying more than 3kg opium in a bag, have recently been handed a 10-year jail term by the Kamrup (metro) sessions court.   | Read..

SC order on border fence

The Supreme Court has asked the Union home ministry to set up a three-member committee to oversee the border fencing work along the India-Bangladesh border.   | Read..

Cells to monitor onion price

The Kamrup (metro) district administration has formed monitoring cells in five revenue circles to keep the price of onion under control.   | Read..
Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a traditional Naga attire in New Delhi on Thursday.   | Read..
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