The Telegraph
Friday, October 20, 2017

North East

Strict vigil to curb noisy crackers

Assam police on Thursday warned of strict action against those violating the Supreme Court order prohibiting bursting of crackers between 10pm and 6am....   | Read..

City spreads Diwali cheer among slum kids

For most, Diwali means lighting lamps, bursting crackers and having a party. But for some in the city, the festival is the opportunity to spread happiness among the needy by distributing snacks, sw......   | Read..

Diwali goes green on campus

Gauhati University boarders are practising what they preach - celebrating Diwali in an environment-friendly way....   | Read..

Film focus in tourist pitch

Assam tourism minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Thursday unveiled a new policy with special concession to filmmakers to shoot films in the state and entrepreneurs working in the field of tourism....   | Read..

Hue and cry over videos

The sight of artistes dancing to the state anthem O mor apunar dex in two promotional videos released by the Assam tourism ministry on Thursday has stirred a controversy....   | Read..

Project push for Majuli

Assam Tourism Development Corporation (ATDC), in association with Root Bridge Foundation, a non-profit organisation, has taken up an initiative - Majuli Sustainable Tourism Development Project - to......   | Read..

Groups slam govt stand on refugees

Two groups representing Chakma and Hajong refugees in Arunachal Pradesh on Thursday opposed the Assembly's move to deny citizenship to the community despite a Supreme Court judgment in 2015....   | Read..

Life of a saint in animation

If there is an animation film on the life of Vaishnavite saint Srimanta Xankardeb, can one on his best disciple be far behind?...   | Read..

Demand for new cadre

The Arunachal Pradesh Assembly on Wednesday evening adopted a resolution to move the Centre to take immediate steps for creation of a separate cadre of all-India services of IAS, IPS and IFS for th......   | Read..

Board for Akhil case

The Assam government has formed an advisory board under the National Security Act, 1980, which will take up the hearing of Krishak Mukti Sangram Samiti leader Akhil Gogoi who is at present detained......   | Read..

Devotees throng temple

Thousands of devotees thronged the 16th century Tripura Sundari temple on Kali Puja and Diwali on Thursday....   | Read..

350 Pujas in Silchar town

Kali Puja was celebrated with fervour across Barak Valley....   | Read..

Move to curb jumbo deaths

The death of 65 elephants in the past 10 years has prompted the Hojai forest division to initiate steps to reduce jumbo deaths....   | Read..

Assam film bags 3 awards at Mumbai festival

Rima Das-directed feature film Village Rockstars has bagged three awards in the 19th Mumbai Film Festival (MAMI) - Golden Gateway Award for best film, Young Critic Choice Award and Oxfam Gender Equ......   | Read..

Belief in police has gone up: Biren

Manipur chief minister N. Biren Singh on Thursday announced a new transfer policy for state government employees will come into effect from January 1 next year....   | Read..

Memorial plan on war centenary

The Kuki community in Dima Hasao district of Assam observed the centenary commemoration of the Anglo-Kuki War at Leikul village near Jatinga, 13km from Haflong town, on Wednesday....   | Read..

Khandu to inaugurate textile unit

Arunachal Pradesh chief minister Pema Khandu will inaugurate the largest textile of the state at Pasighat in East Siang district on November 3....   | Read..

Cheers for beer festival

Tired of sipping local brands? This Saturday, a festival is likely to provide a new sip, a mixture of global and local brands in the fourth edition of Shillong Beer Festival....   | Read..

Conrad stresses holistic education

Tura Lok Sabha MP and NPP chief Conrad K. Sangma on Thursday suggested that the education system should be less mechanical and holistic in its approach with focus on practice-oriented learning, whi......   | Read..

Meeting of biz minds at IIM Shillong

The Rajiv Gandhi Indian Institute of Management here will organise a two-day entrepreneurship summit, EmergE 2017, from October 21 with focus on the Northeast....   | Read..

Pilgrims' tour to Krishna abode

The first batch of 82 pilgrims to Mathura and Vrindavan for the Punya Dham Yatra was flagged off from Guwahati railway station on Thursday....   | Read..

New tourism policy floated

Assam tourism minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Thursday unveiled a new policy with special concession to filmmakers to shoot films in the state and entrepreneurs working in the field of tourism....   | Read..
Strict vigil to curb noisy crackers