North East

Workers asked to target grassroots

Assam state BJP office-bearers, on the occasion of the party's 38th foundation day, exhorted the party members to strengthen its base at the grassroots so that they could win more local bodies in the state under the BJP.
ALI FAUZ HASSAN Apr 07, 2018 00:00 IST

Sabha history released

The Asam Sahitya Sabha on Friday released the first volume of its history series covering its journey from 1917, the year of its establishment, to 1950.
RAJIV KONWAR Apr 07, 2018 00:00 IST

Assam groups slam panel on citizen bill

The Left Democratic Manch Assam and the Asom Jatiyatabadi Yuba Parishad on Friday slammed the joint parliamentary committee on Citizenship Amendment Bill, 2016, for not coming to Assam and discussing the issue with organisations that have been opposing the bill moved by the BJP-led government at the Centre in 2016.
ALI FAUZ HASSAN Apr 07, 2018 00:00 IST

MLA rapped for wearing T-shirt

Speaker Hitendra Nath Goswami on Friday asked the ministers and MLAs to dress up appropriately after Congress legislator Kamalakhya Dey Purkayastha came to the House wearing a T-shirt.
PANKAJ SARMA Apr 07, 2018 00:00 IST

Drive against child labour

The district administration has launched a convergent plan of action to make Dibrugarh free from child labour.
Avik Chakraborty Apr 07, 2018 00:00 IST

Plan to improve border trade

Representatives of Manipur and Myanmar's Sagaing region on Thursday stressed the need to promote trade and academic exchange.
Ngangbam Indrakanta Singh Apr 07, 2018 00:00 IST

5 held for ATM cash theft

Police on Friday arrested five persons in connection with an ATM cash theft case involving Rs 50 lakh.
Damien Lepcha Apr 07, 2018 00:00 IST

Shun ego, Deb tells party leaders

Tripura chief minister and BJP state president Biplab Kumar Deb on Friday warned party leaders against "ego and power-illusion" and said they would be fools if they considered themselves more important than the party.
Debraj Deb Apr 07, 2018 00:00 IST

Arunachal presents report on finances

The state government here on Friday presented a detailed report on the status of finances of Arunachal Pradesh to the 15th Finance Commission while highlighting its challenges and opportunities in different sectors like tourism, infrastructure, hydropower, health and education.
Damien Lepcha Apr 07, 2018 00:00 IST

Rename Silchar station: Group

A team from south Assam's Barak Valley will soon meet chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal in Guwahati to seek fulfillment of its demand for renaming the railway station in Silchar as Bhasha Sahid station.

Indigenous sports fest draws youths

Hailakandi deputy commissioner Adil Khan said rules have to be codified and institutionalised to promote traditional and indigenous games in a big way.
OUR CORRESPONDENT Apr 07, 2018 00:00 IST


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