The Telegraph
Tuesday, October 17, 2017

North East

Just watch, Khandu says on Chakmas

The ongoing Assembly session of Arunachal Pradesh will hold a special discussion on the Chakma-Hajong issue which has been a major concern among the state's organisations....   | Read..

Dalai Lama for Manipur

The Manipur government is preparing to accord a warm welcome to Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama during his maiden two-day visit to the state, beginning Tuesday....   | Read..

Primary teachers seek salary

Teachers of government primary schools in Assam went on strike on Monday, demanding release of their pending salaries....   | Read..

Film on Aizawl FC to go on floor from Nov

The celluloid journey of Aizawl FC, the reigning - and the first - I-league champions from the Northeast, will begin where it all started in 1984: hometown Aizawl, from the first week of November....   | Read..

Sonowal links floods with poverty

Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal today said floods, which wreak havoc almost every year in the state, result in poverty and malnutrition as thousands of bighas of farmland are destroyed in t......   | Read..

KMSS protests NSCN-IM pact

The Dhubri district unit of the Krishak Mukti Sangram Samiti (KMSS) on Monday staged a three-hour sit-in from 11am in front of the office of the deputy commissioner against the 2015 framework agree......   | Read..

Elephant found dead in field

The carcass of a male elephant was found in a paddy field at Lezai-Kalakhowa Majgaon in Assam's Dibrugarh district on Monday morning....   | Read..

Farmers seek better relief

Hundreds of farmers from Dibrugarh district staged a demonstration in front of the deputy commissioner's office here on Monday seeking higher compensation for their land acquired for construction o......   | Read..

Rahul Das passes away

Khaplang Kai-famed actor Rahul Das passed away at 12.15am on Monday here at Gauhati Medical College and Hospital. He was 56....   | Read..

Diyas flicker in Guwahati

Trouble in acquiring raw materials and dearth of artisans have sounded the death knell for the pottery industry in the city, forcing sellers of earthen diyas to procure the items from other places ......   | Read..

Four held with drugs

The crime branch of city police arrested four persons with 71 grams of brown sugar from the inter-state bus terminal at Betkuchi here on Monday afternoon....   | Read..

Manipur players felicitated

Manipur chief minister N. Biren Singh on Monday felicitated eight Manipuri players, who had participated in the U-17 Fifa World Cup, at the secretariat here today....   | Read..

Head to the cherry blossoms fest

This November, the Meghalaya capital is set to witness a flow of tourists from within the country and abroad to view the full blooming of pink and white cherry blossoms....   | Read..

Students call to solve border row

The All Arunachal Pradesh Students' Union (AAPSU) urged Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal to take necessary action in coordination with the Centre to solve the border problem between the two ......   | Read..

Pest bane for paddy farmers

Farmers of villages in Karimganj district are in trouble with pests causing lar-gescale damage to their paddy fields in the past few days....   | Read..

Aid for cancer patient

The Assam government on Monday sanctioned Rs1 lakh to help a cancer patient meet the expenses incurred on his treatment....   | Read..

Manipur textile fair inaugurated

Textiles, industries and commerce minister Thongam Biswajit Singh today inaugurated the Hand Woven Garment Fair 2017 at the Panthoibi complex, Paona shopping complex, International Market here, ahe......   | Read..

Petition on dual posts

A resident of West Jaiñtia Hills district in Meghalaya today urged governor Ganga Prasad to disqualify legislators who continue to hold the post of parliamentary secretaries despite the Supr......   | Read..

Focus on clean cooking at forum

The Clean Energy Access Network (CLEAN) will take up problems pertaining to the use of LPG for cooking in the fifth edition of the India Clean Cooking Forum to be held in New Delhi on October 24 an......   | Read..

Boost to Arunachal growers

The Arunachal Assembly today adopted a private member resolution in modified form by voice vote to ease the sufferings of small tea growers of the state due to Forest (Conservation) Act, 1980, and ......   | Read..

KMSS protests pact with NSCN-IM

Several members of the Krishak Mukti Sangram Samiti were detained by police during a protest in front of Dighalipukhuri around noon on Monday....   | Read..

Sound of poll peals in hills

Raise my hand, enrol my name/Stamp my vote, never be the same/Find my voice, speak my mind/Tell the world. Tarak tak tak... (Excerpts from Tarak tak tak )...   | Read..

Panel to study hydel project

The Eastern zone bench of the National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Monday asked the Union ministry of environment and forests to constitute a three-member committee to study the Lower Subansiri Hydroel......   | Read..
Just watch, Khandu says on Chakmas