The Telegraph
Saturday, October 21, 2017
 

North East

Assam needs 1.8 lakh jobs: Data

Assam's job requirements till 2020 seems to be centred around blue-collar jobs with a study suggesting that 64.7 per cent of total requirements every year in the state will be in the same category....   | Read..
 

Chakma plea to Khandu

The Chakma National Council of India, the apex group spearheading the rights of the community in the country, has urged Arunachal Pradesh chief minister Pema Khandu to stop projecting all Chakmas i......   | Read..
 

Rs 46 lakh aid for needy

Manipur chief minister Nongthombam Biren Singh on Friday asked those who avail of loans to repay them regularly and maintain good relations with banks so they can avail of bigger amounts when needed....   | Read..
 

Tea factory manager shot at

The manager of a tea leaf factory in Jorhat was allegedly fired upon by an unidentified man on Thursday night....   | Read..
 

NGT's coal mining ban being flouted

Blatant violation of the National Green Tribunal (NGT) order regarding blanket prohibition on coal mining and transportation has witnessed a spurt this month with as many as 16 cases reported....   | Read..
 

EC order to end poll row

The Election Commission has directed the two rival factions of the ruling Naga Peoples' Front to settle their dispute over the party's election symbol through a general convention within two months....   | Read..
 

Top Bollywood actors for Guwahati theatre festival

Prominent film and theatre personalities like Shabana Azmi, Rajat Kapoor, Vinay Pathak, Ranveer Shorey and Arundhati Nag will feature in five acclaimed world class plays to be staged in the second ......   | Read..
 

Tezpur BJP MP slams new policy

A day after Assam government came out with the# new tourism policy, Tezpur BJP MP Ram Prasad Sharma asked his government to "first get (the) house in order before aggressively wooing tourists.......   | Read..
 

Help regional films: Gogoi

Former Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi on Friday asked the state government to provide financial aid to regional filmmakers instead of helping Bollywood or Hollywood to improve the state's tourism......   | Read..
 

AAMSU waits for hearing

The All Assam Minorities Students Union on Friday asked the people of the state not to be swayed by rumours on the original inhabitants issue and to await the hearing of their petitions in the Supr......   | Read..
 

BJP B-team slur on AIUDF

Former Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi on Friday alleged that the All India United Democratic Front (AIUDF) was the "Muslim faction of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS)" and "B ......   | Read..
 

Union urges patience as it awaits SC ruling

The All Assam Minorities Students Union on Friday asked the people of the state not to be swayed by rumours on the original inhabitants issue and to await the hearing of their petitions in the Supr......   | Read..
 

BJP B-team slur on AIUDF

Former Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi on Friday alleged that the All India United Democratic Front (AIUDF) was the "Muslim faction of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS)" and "B ......   | Read..
 

Drop in burn cases in Guwahati

City hospitals received fewer burn cases this Diwali compared to last year....   | Read..
 

Apeda fairs in Bangla, Myanmar

The Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (Apeda), an apex organisation under the ministry of commerce and industry, will hold two fairs to promote agricultural prod......   | Read..
 

Muted Diwali welcomed

Senior advocate Satyen Sarma from Kumarpara here said he had the "best Diwali of his life" on Thursday in the most polluted city of the Northeast. To sexagenarian businessmen Prakash Goen......   | Read..
 

Apeda fairs in Bangla, Myanmar

The Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (Apeda), an apex organisation under the ministry of commerce and industry, will hold two fairs to promote agricultural prod......   | Read..
 

Bank glare on Mizoram project

The World Bank has expressed unhappiness over the tardy progress of the Mizoram state roads project....   | Read..
 

Akhil rushed to hospital

Krishak Mukti Sangram Samiti (KMSS) leader Akhil Gogoi, who was arrested under the National Security Act (NSA), was rushed to Assam Medical College and Hospital in Dibrugarh district on Friday foll......   | Read..
 

Drive for poll awareness

The Election Commission has dispatched at least 110 voter-verifiable paper audit trail (VVPAT) machines to Meghalaya to conduct awareness and training programmes ahead of the Assembly elections....   | Read..
 

Directive on illegal trade

Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Friday directed the forest department to immediately stop the illegal trade of sand, stone chips and wood....   | Read..
 

Sonowal visits AMCH

Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Friday took stock of the Assam Medical College and Hospital (AMCH) in Dibrugarh....   | Read..
 

Imphal fish fair begins

The fisheries department, Manipur, on Friday held a grand fish fair and crop competition at Hapta Kanjeibung, Palace Compound, on the eve of Ningol Chakouba....   | Read..
 

KMSS poser on Naga pact

The Krishak Mukti Sangram Samiti (KMSS) today asked the Sarbananda Sonowal government why it was silent on the Naga framework agreement signed between the National Socialist Council of Nagalim (Isa......   | Read..
 

Ilda, Kumar win bike crowns

Ilda Pereira of Portugal won the women's crown and Mukesh Kumar of the Indian Army the men's title of the first mountain terrain biking race in the Northeast....   | Read..
 
BRACE TO WIN: Mali practise at Nehru Stadium in Guwahati on Friday ahead of...   | Read..