The Telegraph
Thursday, February 22, 2018
 

North East

Lottery to finalise officials' posting

First published on 02-Dec-2017
In a novel move, Manipur drew lots on Friday to select the place of posting of 48 sub-divisional collectors, newly recruited by the Manipur Public Service Commission....   | Read..
 

NHRC seeks report on disrobing

First published on 02-Dec-2017
The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Friday issued a notice to the Arunachal Pradesh government seeking a detailed report on the disrobing of 88 girl students as punishment at Kasturba Ga......   | Read..
 

Verification still pending

First published on 02-Dec-2017
The verification of over one crore documents is the daunting challenge before officials after the Supreme Court on Thursday rejected the Centre's plea to extend the December 31 deadline for publish......   | Read..
 

Mukul hopes for 6 MLAs

First published on 02-Dec-2017
Meghalaya chief minister Mukul Sangma on Thursday said six Independent MLAs had hinted at joining the Congress ahead of the 2018 Assembly polls....   | Read..
 

2-month relief for Amchang evictees

First published on 02-Dec-2017
Gauhati High Court on Friday allowed the Assam government to temporarily suspend eviction of residential houses inside Amchang wildlife sanctuary for two months but asked it to continue eviction of......   | Read..
 

Ulfa-I leader killed in Udalguri

First published on 02-Dec-2017
Ulfa (I)'s "sergeant major" Rajan Deka alias Rajan Asom, a most-wanted militant, was killed in an encounter in Assam's Udalguri district on Thursday night....   | Read..
 

Assam ranks 2nd in violent crime

First published on 02-Dec-2017
Assam has been ranked second by the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) in terms of rate of violent crimes in the country in 2016....   | Read..
 

NE scholars dissect policy

First published on 02-Dec-2017
A host of activists and academicians from the Northeast questioned the significance of the Act East Policy, the Centre's ambitious project to presumably ensure infrastructural expansion and improve......   | Read..
 

HIV prevalence on rise in Meghalaya

First published on 02-Dec-2017
HIV prevalence in Meghalaya has shown an increase of 0.73 per cent, from 0.16 per cent in 2015, according to the HIV Sentinel Surveillance, 2017....   | Read..
 

Three NNC cadres arrested

First published on 02-Dec-2017
Three cadres of the Naga National Council (NNC) were apprehended from Meherpur here in Assam's Cachar district on late Thursday night....   | Read..
 

Abducted Tripura bank staff return

First published on 02-Dec-2017
Four employees of Tripura Grameen Bank , who were allegedly abducted on November 25, returned home on Friday morning....   | Read..
 

Royal worry for jhumiya families

First published on 02-Dec-2017
Tripura royal scion and Congress leader Pradyot Bikram Manikya Deb Burman has demanded the withdrawal of a Khowai district administration notification to acquire over 26,000 acres of land for a wil......   | Read..
 

Left, BJP spar over Delhi rule

First published on 02-Dec-2017
The ruling CPM in Tripura has criticised the Opposition BJP for demanding imposition of President's rule in the state and termed it as "political bankruptcy"....   | Read..
 

Jawan turns hostile in scribe case

First published on 02-Dec-2017
Dharmendra Kumar Singh, suspended orderly of the Tripura State Rifles (TSR) 2nd Battalion, on Friday went hostile and declined to offer confessional statement in court during the trial of the journ......   | Read..
 

Leopard kills woman

First published on 02-Dec-2017
A leopard killed an elderly woman at Majkopouhuwa village in the Naharkatia Jeypore area on Friday morning. Later, the villagers killed the animal....   | Read..
 

Arunachal ex-MLA's kin allege murder

First published on 02-Dec-2017
The family of former Arunachal Pradesh MLA Ngurang Pinch, whose body was found at the confluence of Popum and Pare rivers here on November 18, has alleged that his death was a "pre-planned pol......   | Read..
 

Talent-honing plan paying off: CM

First published on 02-Dec-2017
Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonwal on Friday said the BJP government has adopted a mission to nurture sporting talents of the region and the dream was gradually turning into a reality....   | Read..
 

Delhi to be moved on Manipur status

First published on 02-Dec-2017
After more than a two-year campaign, the Coalition for Indigenous Rights Campaign (CIRCA) on Friday announced that it would submit a petition to the Centre seeking restoration of the pre-merger pol......   | Read..
 

Rs 7cr gold biscuits seized

First published on 02-Dec-2017
Gold biscuits valued at Rs 7.7 crore were seized on Thursday evening from a resident of Thoubal at Lokchao bridge along the India-Myanmar border while he was ferrying them to Imphal....   | Read..
 

Home secy in Arunachal

First published on 02-Dec-2017
Union home secretary Rajeev Gauba called on Arunachal Pradesh governor Brig. B.D. Mishra (Retd) at Raj Bhavan here where they discussed in detail the overall law-and-order situation in the state....   | Read..