North East

4 Rohingya arrested at Moreh

Manipur police on Wednesday arrested four Rohingya immigrants at Moreh, along the Indo-Myanmar border.
Ngangbam Indrakanta Singh May 03, 2018 00:00 IST

Cop held for gambling inside club

Dhubri police on Wednesday evening busted a gambling den on the outskirts of the town and arrested a policeman while other gamblers managed to escape, said executive magistrate of Dhubri Bistirna Barua who conducted the operation.
Mukesh Kr Singh May 03, 2018 00:00 IST

465 butterfly species recorded at meet

The first Namdapha Butterfly Meet ended with 465 species being recorded, which is an addition of 110 from the first checklist made in November 2008.
ROOPAK GOSWAMI May 03, 2018 00:00 IST

BJP to rule Mizoram Chakma council

In a landmark development, the BJP will form the government in the Chakma Autonomous District Council in Mizoram with support from the six elected Congress members who have formed the United Legislature Party (ULP).
Henry L. Khojol May 03, 2018 00:00 IST

Lecture tribute to Assam culture

Assamese culture is vibrant, inclusive on the ascendancy, and there is no chance of it being submerged by any other culture, including Bengali culture, said Tripura governor Tathagata Roy, delivering the 5th Professor Sarat Mahanta Memorial Lecture on Recasting Assamese-Bengali Relationship: A New Perspective at the Royal Global University here on Tuesday.
A Staff Reporter May 03, 2018 00:00 IST

Police remove 'Isis' flags

Morning walkers near the Kachari ghat (Old Goalpara district court) area in Goalpara district came upon six flags inscribed with the words inscribed "IS NE", similar to Isis flags, and informed police on Wednesday.
Sofikul Ahmed May 03, 2018 00:00 IST

Demand to preserve Dimasa palace

The Dimasa Royal Capital Protection Committee, Dimasa Historical Foundation and prominent residents of the Dimasa community demanded the preservation of the remains of the last Dimasa kingdom at Khaspur.
OUR CORRESPONDENT May 03, 2018 00:00 IST

Strike call

The All Assam Mandal Kanungo Sanmilani has called a three-day strike from May 14 in protest against the non-fulfilment of their various demands.
May 03, 2018 00:00 IST

Join civil services: Minister

Assam's new education minister Siddhartha Bhattacharya wants more students from the state to opt for civil services and put in at least one year of intensive study while appearing for competitive tests such as UPSC Civil Services Examinations 2017.
ALI FAUZ HASSAN May 03, 2018 00:00 IST

Apology for assault on player

The Mizoram government has strongly condemned and extended an apology for the assault on Sakil Chesam, a young player from Manipur, who was taking part at the 26th Mini National Volleyball Championship on Saturday.
Henry L. Khojol May 03, 2018 00:00 IST

KSU demands fee cut

The Khasi Students' Union (KSU) on Wednesday asked the Meghalaya government to form a board that will regulate functioning of different schools and colleges, including private institutes, and stop them from charging exorbitant fees.
Rining Lyngdoh May 03, 2018 00:00 IST


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