North East

Missive to curb paper wastage in govt offices

The BJP-IPFT Tripura government has imposed restrictions on the use of paper in government offices to reduce "unnecessary waste" of resources and to encourage economy in paper use.
Debraj Deb Jul 17, 2018 00:00 IST

Gaurav aid for Hima ground

Kaliabor MP Gaurav Gogoi on Monday extended financial assistance of Rs 10 lakh from his MPLAD fund for the development of the ground where under-20 400-metre world champion Hima Das used to practise and still does when she is at No. 3 Kandhulimari village in Dhing constituency of Nagaon district.

Probe order into mishap

The Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) has suspended a gateman, Munin Sonowal, and ordered a high-level inquiry into the Sunday night mishap in which two persons were killed after a car (AS-23 L 5787 ) was hit by the 12423 Dibrugarh-New Delhi Rajdhani Express at gate No. 32 here, between Dikom and Chabua stations.
Rishu Kalantri Jul 17, 2018 00:00 IST

Don Bosco sports meet from today

Don Bosco School, Panbazar, will organise the 10th all-Assam major ranking table tennis championship and the 7th all Assam open ranking badminton championship, 2018, on Tuesday and Wednesday respectively.
Raja Das Jul 17, 2018 00:00 IST

'Bias' slur on NRC

The Assam Congress on Monday alleged that the BJP in Assam is trying to use the National Register of Citizens (NRC) for political gain by interfering with the works of the NRC authority.
RAJIV KONWAR Jul 17, 2018 00:00 IST

Students hurt in Manipur

A least seven agitating students, including their leader, were injured in a clash with the police when they charged towards the Raj Bhavan and BJP party office here on Monday.
Ngangbam Indrakanta Singh Jul 17, 2018 00:00 IST

NPP grows stronger in Arunachal

In a significant development ahead of the 2019 general elections, seven of the nine legislators from the Peoples' Party of Arunachal (PPA) have joined the National People's Party (NPP).
Damien Lepcha Jul 17, 2018 00:00 IST

Bru refugees reject deal

Twelve days after central leaders of Bru refugees living in Tripura signed an agreement with the Centre for repatriation to Mizoram, they pulled out of the quadripartite repatriation deal in the face of severe agitation by refugees on Monday.
Debraj Deb Jul 17, 2018 00:00 IST

Glare on faulty CCTVs at railway stations

The Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) is yet to fix responsibility and take action against its officers though four days have elapsed since the twin murders. 
Rishu Kalantri Jul 16, 2018 00:00 IST

Meeting seeks VC ouster

A public dialogue was on Sunday held on the theme Save Manipur University, Save Students' Life at Kakwa Community Hall, Kakwa Pukhri Mapal, Imphal West, in connection with the impasse brought by the strike demanding removal of vice-chancellor Adya Prasad Pandey from his post.
Ngangbam Indrakanta Singh Jul 16, 2018 00:00 IST

Joint protest over toll gate

The Krishak Mukti Sangram Samiti (KMSS) and Asom Jatiyatabadi Yuba Chatra Parishad (AJYCP) on Sunday announced that they will carry out a joint protest on July 22 against the re-opening of the toll gate on National Highway 37 at Raha in Nagaon district.
MANASH PRATIM DUTTA Jul 16, 2018 00:00 IST


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