North East

Tea tribes to rally in Barak

The Rashtrabhasha O Chai Janagoshthi Unnayan Mancha, an umbrella organisation of 32 tea tribe welfare organisations in Assam's Barak Valley, will take out a rally here on Thursday, seeking fulfilment of their demand for job reservation.
Swapnaneel Bhattacharjee Mar 13, 2018 00:00 IST

CID to probe Assam paper leaks

Chairman of Assam Higher Secondary Education Council (AHSEC) Dayananda Borgohain on Monday announced the council's decision to move the CID to probe the repeated incidents of question paper leaks before examinations.
Manash Pratim Dutta Mar 13, 2018 00:00 IST

Weapons found at union office

Police recovered machetes and other sharp weapons stashed away in an office of the Tripura Motor Shramik Union, the CPM's motor workers' trade union, at Battala here on Monday morning.
Debraj Deb Mar 13, 2018 00:00 IST

Manipur to get 4 football turfs

The state government will lay four more football turfs - two each in Imphal West and Imphal East - with an aim to produce more talented players from the state, youth affairs and sports minister Letpao Haokip said on Monday.
Robert Sapam Mar 13, 2018 00:00 IST

Arunachal on refugees

The Arunachal Pradesh government has forwarded 1,798 citizenship applications by Chakma and Hajong refugees to the foreigners division of the MHA along with the recommendation that the applicants are not eligible for the grant of citizenship, Arunachal home minister Kumar Waii informed the Assembly on Monday.
PTI Mar 13, 2018 00:00 IST

EPL lessons for football coaches

Premier Skills, a joint initiative of the English Premier League and the British Council to educate football coaches across the world, set foot in the Northeast on Monday with the launch of a week-long Phase 1 course for coaches at Tepesia Sports Complex in Sonapur on the outskirts of the city.
Our Special Correspondent Mar 13, 2018 00:00 IST

Few takers for tablets

Despite prior information and orientation about the state government's decision to adopt Andhra Pradesh's e-budget model, very few MLAs in Assam on Monday used the tabs distributed to them for accessing the state budget in the Assembly.
Sumir Karmakar Mar 13, 2018 00:00 IST

Floodlights in seven stadiums

The six-decade old stadiums in Jorhat, Dibrugarh, Diphu, Tezpur, Mangaldoi, Karimganj and Tinsukia will soon see new lights.
Our Special Correspondent Mar 13, 2018 00:00 IST

Govt lifts cess on green tea

Small tea growers in Assam will not have to give any cess on green tea leaves from now on.

Centre nod to road for Lampi

The Centre has sanctioned a scheme for the development of a road in hilly Lampi, about 39km from Boko in Kamrup, bordering Meghalaya.
Kishore Talukdar Mar 13, 2018 00:00 IST

Nursing school opens in Thoubal

Manipur's health and family welfare minister L. Jayantakumar Singh inaugurated the newly-constructed General Nursing and Midwifery School, Thoubal, and a hostel for students of nursing on Monday as part of the "inaugural fortnight" from March 1 to 15.
Ngangbam Indrakanta Singh Mar 13, 2018 00:00 IST


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