The Telegraph
Friday, January 19, 2018
 

North East

Gogoi scoffs at Akhil's poll plan

First published on 18-Jan-2018
Former Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi on Wednesday said he does not see a future for peasant rights leader Akhil Gogoi as a politician....   | Read..
 

Stone laid for road projects

First published on 18-Jan-2018
Nagaland chief minister T.R. Zeliang on Wednesday laid the foundation stone for two projects to improve roads at Purana Bazaar junction here....   | Read..
 

Affordable pharmacy opens

First published on 18-Jan-2018
A pharmacy stocking generic medicines, which costs just 10 per cent of branded drugs, has opened at Wintrobe Hospital here under the Pradhan Mantri Bharatiya Jan Aushadhi Yojana....   | Read..
 

Flood-hit to shift to Tinsukia

First published on 18-Jan-2018
The Dibrugarh district administration on Wednesday requested the flood-displaced people of Dodhia village who are living in Dibru-Saikhowa National Park to shift to Jonai in Dhemaji district but th......   | Read..
 

Rebel crimes down in Meghalaya: DGP

First published on 18-Jan-2018
Meghalaya has made considerable achievement in fighting crime, as far as bringing down militant-related incidents is concerned, in the past year....   | Read..
 

States wait for poll dates

First published on 18-Jan-2018
The Election Commission is taking time to announce the poll schedule for the Assembly elections in Meghalaya, Tripura and Nagaland. Though many in Meghalaya are of the view that this is the first t......   | Read..
 

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..