North East

Staff crunch dogs anti-graft cell

At a time the Sarbananda Sonowal government is being vociferous about its zero tolerance towards corruption, an Assembly panel has observed that the directorate of vigilance and anti-corruption lacks adequate infrastructure, manpower, transport and funds to carry out its task effectively.
PANKAJ SARMA Mar 27, 2018 00:00 IST

RPF lauded for rescue

Railway Protection Force (RPF) of NF Railway rescued 515 children from traffickers on various platforms and arrested 11 traffickers last year.
A STAFF REPORTER Mar 27, 2018 00:00 IST

HIV in truckers highest in city

A report of the Union health ministry has said Kamrup (metro) is at the top in the country in terms of presence of long-distance truckers with highest HIV prevalence.
Rajiv Konwar Mar 27, 2018 00:00 IST

Jet to make Guwahati its hub in Northeast

Jet Airways on Monday announced plans to expand its footprint in the Northeast and make Guwahati its regional gateway to and from the region.
ALI FAUZ HASSAN Mar 27, 2018 00:00 IST

Tripura CM skips fest

Tripura chief minister Biplab Deb on Monday skipped Madhavpur Utsav, a traditional festival celebrating Rukmini's journey from Arunachal Pradesh to Gujarat as he was busy in the ongoing Assembly session which started on March 23.
Debraj Deb Mar 27, 2018 00:00 IST

Six months to spruce up forensic labs

Gauhati High Court on Monday gave the Assam government six months to implement the recommendations made by a committee to improve the condition of the State Forensic Science Laboratory here and the Regional Forensic Science Laboratory in Jorhat.
PANKAJ SARMA Mar 27, 2018 00:00 IST

Tripura panel for pay hike

The Tripura government on Monday announced a three-member expert committee to implement the Seventh Central Pay Commission recommendations in the state.
Debraj Deb Mar 27, 2018 00:00 IST

Nath dubs Sarkar 'khalnayak'

Tripura minister for law and parliamentary affairs Ratan Lal Nath on Monday said Leader of the Opposition Manik Sarkar was exposed as a khalnayak or villain of Tripura politics in the country.
Debraj Deb Mar 27, 2018 00:00 IST

AGP unveils rural poll campaign plan

The AGP will kickstart its campaign for the upcoming panchayat polls in Assam by holding a rally of its booth-level workers here on April 5.
PANKAJ SARMA Mar 27, 2018 00:00 IST

Positive support promise

Leader of the Opposition Manik Sarkar on Monday promised "all-round constructive cooperation" to the ruling BJP in running Tripura and thanked governor Tathagata Roy for his speech on Friday.
Debraj Deb Mar 27, 2018 00:00 IST

Biren move to aid farmers

Manipur chief minister N. Biren Singh said on Monday that his government will launch a campaign, Go to Villages, in a couple of months to help farmers.
Khelen Thokchom Mar 27, 2018 00:00 IST


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