North East

Assam tea most recognised: Study

A study on domestic consumption of tea in the country, undertaken by the Tea Board of India, has revealed that awareness about Assam tea is the highest across the country followed by Darjeeling tea.

Endoscopy training

Around 100 delegates and faculties will participate in the three-day 1st national hands-on training course and fellowship of the Indian Association of Gastrointestinal Endosurgeons in advanced gastrointestinal endoscopy here from Friday.
ALI FAUZ HASSAN Jun 22, 2018 00:00 IST

Braveheart lauded in Assembly

The Tripura Assembly on Thursday unanimously passed a proposal to recommend Swapan Debbarma, 45, for the President's Medal of Bravery, for preventing an Agartala-bound train from derailing at Dhancherra in Dhalai district, 83km from here, on June 15.
Debraj Deb Jun 22, 2018 00:00 IST

85 fall ill at a party in Majuli

About 85 people, including 35 children, fell ill after consuming food at a birthday party in Upper Assam's Majuli district on Wednesday night.
Vinod Kumar Singh Jun 22, 2018 00:00 IST

School land hurdle cleared

The land transfer hurdle to the setting up of Arunachal Pradesh's first Sainik school at Niglok in East Siang district was cleared on Thursday after the industry department agreed to transfer the 100-acre plot to the education department soon.
Damien Lepcha Jun 22, 2018 00:00 IST

Manipur boys in NE team

Three boys from Manipur have booked a berth each in the Northeast Zone squad for the BCCI Inter-Zonal Two-day U-16 Boys Cricket Tournament, 2018, to be held in Mysore from Sunday to July 9.
Robert Sapam Jun 22, 2018 00:00 IST

Human chain to demand VC ouster

The Manipur University Students' Union on Thursday formed a human chain demanding replacement of vice-chancellor Adiya Prasad Pandey.
Ngangbam Indrakanta Singh Jun 22, 2018 00:00 IST

Sonowal plea to end all types of superstition

Assam joined the rest of the country in celebrating the fourth International Day of Yoga on Friday with chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal appealing to the people to remove and defeat all forces guided by superstition.
Our Bureau Jun 22, 2018 00:00 IST

Meal workers voice concern

The Sadou Asom Madhyahna Bhojan Karmachari Union, an organisation of midday meal workers in the state's primary schools, on Thursday voiced concern over primary teachers' demand that they be excluded from management of midday meal cooked in schools.
Ali Fauz Hassan Jun 22, 2018 00:00 IST

Six Ulfa-I cadres surrender

Six "senior" Ulfa (Independent) cadres surrendered with weapons in Upper Assam's Tinsukia district on Wednesday, amid an operation to rescue a tea garden worker recently abducted by the outfit from the district.
SUMIR KARMAKAR Jun 22, 2018 00:00 IST

Ambubachi mela begins today

Visitors may face a tough time during the five-day Ambubachi mela, which gets under way here on Friday, because the administration has made arrangements for a footfall of one lakh against an expected turnout of more than 25 lakh.
MANASH PRATIM DUTTA Jun 22, 2018 00:00 IST


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