The Telegraph
Thursday, January 18, 2018
 

North East

RI for rape

First published on 18-Jan-2018
A lower court in Meghalaya's West Jaintia Hills has sentenced a man to three years of rigorous imprisonment for raping a minor....   | Read..
 

KSU opposes force's security base plan

First published on 18-Jan-2018
The Khasi Students' Union (KSU) has opposed a proposal to set up a battalion headquarters of the Border Security Force (BSF) at Mawkyrwat in Meghalaya's South West Khasi Hills district....   | Read..
 

Survey says tea plant lacks data

First published on 18-Jan-2018
A global survey has categorised Camellia sinensis, the tea plant on which the industry relies, as "data deficient" due to lack of available information on the species in the wild, despite......   | Read..
 

Rio quits NPF, joins NDPP

First published on 18-Jan-2018
Neiphiu Rio, the lone Lok Sabha MP from Nagaland, has resigned from the Naga People's Front (NPF) on Wednesday and joined the Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party (NDPP), a regional party, form......   | Read..
 

NUFC hit by low turnout

First published on 18-Jan-2018
With the number of spectators receding by every single encounter over the past few matches of the Indian Super League season IV at Indira Gandhi Stadium here, host club NUFC have introduced discoun......   | Read..
 

More WWII wreckage found

First published on 18-Jan-2018
Wreckage, believed to be of World War II aircraft, has been discovered in Papum Pare district of Arunachal Pradesh....   | Read..
 

Doval meet not on Tripura: Govt

First published on 18-Jan-2018
The Union home ministry on Wednesday rejected the CPM's allegation that national security adviser Ajit Doval was present in a political meeting at the residence of Union home minister Rajnath Singh......   | Read..
 

IPFT talks today

First published on 18-Jan-2018
The BJP's next round of talks with the Indigenous Peoples Front of Tripura (IPFT) for an alliance in Tripura Assembly polls will be held in Guwahati on Thursday, the party's Tripura election in-cha......   | Read..
 

Centre prod for rapid teledensity in NE

First published on 17-Jan-2018
Telecom minister Manoj Sinha on Tuesday asked the northeastern states to complete implementation of all telecom projects by 2019 to achieve the Centre's target of hundred per cent teledensity in th......   | Read..
 

Khasi hills panchayat gets 1st satellite link

First published on 17-Jan-2018
Mawniandlah, a village in East Khasi Hills district of Meghalaya, got the country's first satellite-linked panchayat under the Centre's BharatNet project on Tuesday....   | Read..
 

Minister predicts change in Tripura

First published on 17-Jan-2018
Union minister of state for social justice and empowerment Vijay Sampla said here on Tuesday that people in Tripura would vote for change in the Assembly elections and alleged a total collapse of l......   | Read..
 

Forces for Meghalaya

First published on 17-Jan-2018
The Union ministry of home affairs has approved the sanction of 100 companies of Central Armed Police Force (CAPF) to be deployed for election duty in Meghalaya....   | Read..
 

In Bongaigaon, pink is the colour of safety

First published on 17-Jan-2018
Pink will be the new black on the streets here from Wednesday....   | Read..
 

CPM alerts poll panel on NSA meet

First published on 17-Jan-2018
The CPM has written to the Election Commission seeking investigation into reports of national security advisor Ajit Doval's presence in a "strategic" meeting of the BJP at the residence o......   | Read..
 

Biren buys peace over twin deaths

First published on 17-Jan-2018
Manipur chief minister N. Biren Singh has bought temporary peace with the Thadou Students Association by persuading it to drop its bandh plan over twin murders in Chandel district last year....   | Read..
 

Trains' speed limit to be off

First published on 17-Jan-2018
Engineers of the Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) has recently rectified the bearing arrangement of the 56-year-old Saraighat bridge over the Brahmaputra here at Amingaon which reportedly tilted in......   | Read..
 

Push to seal border by December

First published on 17-Jan-2018
Chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Tuesday met Union home minister Rajnath Singh and discussed issues related to the complete sealing of the Indo-Bangladesh border by December and publication of ......   | Read..
 

Hope floats for Tripura teachers

First published on 17-Jan-2018
The Tripura government would gladly welcome a one-time relaxation of rules to save the jobs of 10,323 terminated schoolteachers, education minister Tapan Chakraborty said here on Tuesday....   | Read..
 

Kids' film festival on Jyoti Chitraban radar

First published on 17-Jan-2018
Jyoti Chitraban will add an international children's film festival to its schedule and develop its archive as part of its yearlong golden jubilee celebrations....   | Read..
 

Panel march for Union Territory

First published on 17-Jan-2018
Members of the Union Territory Demand Committee (UTDC) on Tuesday took out a rally here, demanding Union Territory status for Barak Valley in south Assam....   | Read..