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Jumbo falls to death in ditch

An adult male elephant was found dead in a ditch near Rampur village adjoining Diju tea estate in Lakhimpur district of Assam on Wednesday morning.
Vinod Kumar Singh Nov 23, 2017 00:00 IST

NRL pact with Biren on bamboo

Numaligarh Refinery Ltd on Wednesday signed a memorandum of understanding with Manipur to source bamboo for its upcoming bio-refinery.
OUR SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT Nov 23, 2017 00:00 IST

Ulfa threatens tea gardens

Several tea gardens in Upper Assam's Tinsukia district are facing fresh extortion threats from Ulfa (I).
RISHU KALANTRI Nov 23, 2017 00:00 IST

Campaign against bad roads begins

The campaign to expose potholed roads, unmotorable roads and areas with no roads at all in Meghalaya commenced on Wednesday with citizens travelling to various places to take pictures and videos.
OUR CORRESPONDENT Nov 23, 2017 00:00 IST

Bhakti toppled on Day of upsets

Upsets continued for the third straight day in the ITF Juniors World Ranking Tennis Tournament for under-18 boys and girls at the All Assam Tennis Association Complex, here on Wednesday.
Our Special Correspondent Nov 23, 2017 00:00 IST

Plea for strawberry seeds

Spices and strawberry farmers of Ri Bhoi district in Meghalaya have expressed concern as seeds and saplings used for cultivation have to be imported.
Banbitlang Marbaniang Nov 23, 2017 00:00 IST

Manipur matches at Sangai fest

Manipur will play two exhibition matches against Myanmar in the first Mandalay-Manipur Women's Football exhibition match as part of Sangai Festival atKhuman Lampak main stadium on Saturday and Sunday.
ROBERT SAPAM Nov 23, 2017 00:00 IST

Mizoram CM meets rail officials

Mizoram chief minister Lal Thanhawla met Northeast Frontier Railway general manager (construction) N.K. Prasad and other officials on Tuesday evening to discuss the Bairabi-Sairang rail link and other projects.
VANLALRUATA Nov 23, 2017 00:00 IST

2 helplines to monitor prices

Assam civil supplies minister Rihon Daimari directed department officials to take action against those hiking prices of essential goods. He also announced two toll free numbers, 1967 and 18003453611, to register complaints on public distribution system.
Manash Pratim Dutta Nov 23, 2017 00:00 IST

Project to find the next Mary Kom

The International Boxing Federation (AIBA) on Wednesday launched its youth women's boxing meet legacy programme, GlovesUp India, here with an aim to produce a new generation of world-class boxers.
Our Special Correspondent Nov 23, 2017 00:00 IST

Minister gets earful from lady passenger

A post-graduate student at the Regional Institute of Medical Sciences in Imphal, Manipur, who said she had to attend a funeral in Patna, gave Union minister of state for tourism K.J. Alphons a dressing down on Wednesday over delay of flights due to security arrangements for the return journey of President Ram Nath Kovind and the minister.
Khelen Thokchom and PTI Nov 23, 2017 00:00 IST

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