North East

Panel throws in wage towel

The Indian Tea Association (ITA), the apex tea association, has informed the Assam government of the industry's inability to pay the interim relief to its workers because of financial adversity.

New plant found in Arunachal

Researchers from the North-Eastern Hill University, Shillong, have discovered a new plant family in the country in Arunachal Pradesh.
ROOPAK GOSWAMI Jul 09, 2018 00:00 IST

Zoramthanga hails Laldenga

Mizo National Front (MNF) president Zoramthanga has hailed party founder and former Mizoram chief minister late Laldenga as a true and charismatic leader, who was instrumental in imbibing the feeling of nationalism among Mizos.
Henry L. Khojol Jul 09, 2018 00:00 IST

Kohli slams Rahul tweets

BJP national spokesperson Nalin S. Kohli said Congress president Rahul Gandhi's tweets celebrate "negative and factually incorrect" news.
PANKAJ SARMA Jul 09, 2018 00:00 IST

3 Manipur girls in BCCI U-19 squad

Three women cricketers from the state feature in the 15-member Northeast and Bihar zone squad for the BCCI U-19 Girls Inter Zonal One Day Tournament 2018, which will be held in Chennai from July 16 to 25.
Robert Sapam Jul 09, 2018 00:00 IST

Manipur varsity office torched

Unidentified men torched the office of the assistant director of sports on the Manipur University campus here on Saturday night, triggering a denial from picketers who have been demanding vice-chancellor Adya Prasad Pandey's ouster.
Ngangbam Indrakanta Singh Jul 09, 2018 00:00 IST

Chess tourney in Guwahati

The second edition of the International Fide Rating Chess Tournament got under way at Deshbhakta Tarun Ram Phookan indoor stadium here on Sunday.
A Staff Reporter Jul 09, 2018 00:00 IST

Accused surrenders

Residents of Gaur Basti, under Lankashi police station in Tinsukia district, on Sunday gheraoed the house of Shankar Gaur, 25, an accused, who allegedly killed Bablu Gaur, 23, on Friday night.
PRADIP NEOG Jul 09, 2018 00:00 IST

11 students awarded

Eleven Muslim students who secured high ranks in matric and high madrassa exams this year were awarded at a function here on Sunday.
ALI FAUZ HASSAN Jul 09, 2018 00:00 IST

Rs 35-crore water project for Tura town

Meghalaya chief minister Conrad K. Sangma has announced a new water supply scheme for Tura town of West Garo Hills to ease the water woes faced by its residents.
OUR CORRESPONDENT Jul 09, 2018 00:00 IST

Funds crunch hits Umroi

The plan to further expand the yet-to-be fully functional Umroi airport in Meghalaya's Ri Bhoi district for landing of big aircraft is likely to be abandoned because of funds constraints.
Rining Lyngdoh Jul 09, 2018 00:00 IST


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