The Telegraph
Thursday, November 23, 2017

North East

Worry over ration card on NRC list

The Congress expressed its reservations to accepting the ration card as a supporting document for the National Register of Citizens (NRC) update during an all-party meeting on Wednesday....   | Read..

Document ruling rethink hint

The Supreme Court on Wednesday hinted that the high court ruling that residency certificates issued by gaon panchayat secretaries are not valid proof for determination of citizenship, may be partia......   | Read..

First CNG station in Assam

Vehicle owners in Dibrugarh town who want to shift to cleaner fuel will be able to switch to Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) as Assam Gas Company Ltd (AGCL) is all set to start preliminary work for co......   | Read..

Funds to enhance jhum in NE

The Rome-headquartered International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) is providing Rs 1,140 crores to Nagaland and Mizoram for better jhum cultivation practices to ensure productivity and s......   | Read..

Arrested duo on 'peace mission'

The proscribed Hynniewtrep National Liberation Council (HNLC) on Wednesday claimed that the Art of Living volunteers arrested by Meghalaya police were sent to participate in peace parleys....   | Read..

Namami over, Sonbeel to reflect Barak glow

On the lines of the hugely successful Namami Brahmaputra and Namami Barak festivals, the Assam Tourism Development Corporation will organise a similar event to attract tourists to Sonbeel, the larg......   | Read..

92 new air routes for region

Minister of state for civil aviation Jayant Sinha has said 92 new routes will be opened in the Northeast after the second round of bidding under the Centre's regional air connectivity scheme....   | Read..

Job scam bail plea rejected

The special court, Assam, on Wednesday rejected the bail petitions of 14 officials arrested in the Assam Public Service Commission (APSC) recruitment scam....   | Read..

Sports doyen remembered

A commemorative volume on late Nripendra Narayan Singh, a doyen of Assam sports, was released by Speaker Hitendra Nath Goswami here on Wednesday....   | Read..

Protests over job hunt by 'outsiders'

More than 200 youths from outside Assam have applied for jobs under the industries and commerce department, triggering protests from students' organisations in the state....   | Read..

Assam step to revive 'sick' bank

Dispur has formed a three-member committee to suggests measures to revive the loss-making Assam State Co-operative Agricultural & Rural Development Bank....   | Read..

PHE staff on 100hr strike

Assam public health engineering department employees launched a 100-hour strike in every district on Wednesday morning, fuelling fears of disruption in supply of drinking water....   | Read..

Scanner on sand mining

Assam's Digboi forest division initiated a crackdown on illegal extraction of sand from Hillview Joymoti ghat in Margherita west range in Tinsukia district on Tuesday evening....   | Read..

GU joins Swachh mission

Dispur is giving a fresh push to the Swachh Bharat Mission. Altogether 345 colleges under Gauhati University will adopt a village each in collaboration with the Assam government under the cleanline......   | Read..

Innovation lab plan to boost farm profit

The Assam government will set up an innovation laboratory here with the help of a Finland-based innovation organisation and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) to accomplish its goal of......   | Read..

Joint tribute to Deori

Several indigenous organisations will meet at Chapakhowa in Upper Assam's Tinsukia district on November 29 to discuss their common cultural, linguistic and historical features....   | Read..

CM reward for rhino saviors

Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Wednesday urged villagers living on the fringe of Kaziranga to help create a protective shield against poaching....   | Read..

Cong petition to Kovind

The Manipur Congress has petitioned President Ram Nath Kovind, seeking disclosure of the contents of the framework agreement signed between the Centre and the NSCN (Isak-Muivah) on August 3, 2015....   | Read..

Jumbo falls to death in ditch

An adult male elephant was found dead in a ditch near Rampur village adjoining Diju tea estate in Lakhimpur district of Assam on Wednesday morning....   | Read..

NRL pact with Biren on bamboo

Numaligarh Refinery Ltd on Wednesday signed a memorandum of understanding with Manipur to source bamboo for its upcoming bio-refinery....   | Read..
Air Chief Marshal B.S. Dhanoa meets principal staff officers of Eastern Air Command in Upper Shillong on Tuesday.