North East

Floods force last rites on highway

The last rites of two residents of Sharifnagar village in south Assam's Karimganj district had to be performed on National Highway 6 on Sunday as the entire village is inundated.

Ulfa-I video on 'police informer'

A month after Assam police lost an officer, Bhaskar Kalita, a video of Ulfa (I) cadres has emerged in which they talk about a police "informer" who double-crossed the police regarding the information of Ulfa (I) presence at Kujupathar under Bordumsa police station in Upper Assam's Tinsukia district.
Rishu Kalantri Jun 18, 2018 00:00 IST

Assam artistes sign up for justice and peace

Sachetan Silpi Samaj, Assam, a group of artistes carried out a signature campaign here on Sunday, seeking justice for Nilotpal Das and Abhijit Nath, the two youths lynched in Karbi Anglong district of Assam on June 8.
MANASH PRATIM DUTTA Jun 18, 2018 00:00 IST

2 jawans die in NSCN-K ambush

Two Assam Rifles jawans died and another was critically injured in an ambush by suspected NSCN (Khaplang) militants in Nagaland's Mon district on Sunday afternoon.
SUMIR KARMAKAR Jun 18, 2018 00:00 IST

Students act to curb fake news

Students of Guwahati University have launched a "social media movement" to create awareness about the consequences of "rumour mongering" and "fake news" among three to four persons and nominate their friends on social media platforms to do the same.
Sumir Karmakar Jun 18, 2018 00:00 IST

Biren sends SOS to Rajnath for flood relief

Manipur chief minister N. Biren Singh on Sunday said he has asked Union home minister Rajnath Singh to extend immediate assistance to flood victims in the state.
Ngangbam Indrakanta Singh and Henry L. Khojol Jun 18, 2018 00:00 IST

12-hr highway bandh today

The United Naga Council (UNC) has called for a 12-hour bandh along the national and district highways in Naga-inhabited areas in Manipur on Monday demanding early settlement of peace talks between the NSCN (I-M) and the Centre.
Ngangbam Indrakanta Singh Jun 18, 2018 00:00 IST

Woman trampled

Tilottoma Nath ,50, a widow, was trampled to death by wild elephants in the wee hours of Saturday at Phoolguri village near Sarapara under Matia police station, while trying to escape a herd of wild elephants that had entered the village.
Sofikul Ahmed Jun 18, 2018 00:00 IST

Sub-inspector shoots self

A sub-inspector at Dudhnoi police station, about 40km from here, shot himself on Saturday night at his residential quarters.
Sofikul Ahmed Jun 18, 2018 00:00 IST

Manipur award for Bala Devi

International footballer Ngangom Bala Devi has been awarded the Swarnalata Award for the best sportsperson of the year 2017-18 at a function held at Olympic Bhavan, Khuman Lampak Sports Complex, here on Sunday.
Robert Sapam Jun 18, 2018 00:00 IST

Discontent rising for BJP-IPFT rule: CPM

The Opposition CPM on Sunday claimed the 100-day rule of the BJP-IPFT government was replete with destroying constitutional rights and that people were "uniting" against the parties.
Debraj Deb Jun 18, 2018 00:00 IST


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