The National Water Informatics Centre, being set up in New Delhi under the Centre's National Hydrology Project (NHP), will have a comprehensive data centre for precise flood forecast of the Brahmaputra and other hydrological information of the Northeast.
Army commanders in-charge of guarding the Line of Actual Control in Tawang, Arunachal Pra-desh, are increasingly pushing for yoga to keep their personnel fit at the high-altitude posts along the India-China border.
Citizen group Axom Nagarik Samaj on Thursday alleged that the mob at Panijuri Kachari village in Karbi Anglong district had prepared for two-and-a-half hours before lynching two youths from the city on June 8 on the suspicion of being child kidnappers.
Chief minister Biplab Kumar Deb, who inaugurated World Yoga Day celebrations at Khumulwng town in West Tripura district on Wednesday, called upon people to practise the "thousands of years-old tradition" for a healthy society.
Indigenous Peoples Front of Tripura (IPFT) vice-president Brajalal Debbarma on Thursday said his party would observe Statehood Demand Day through mass demonstrations in all sub-divisions of the state on August 23, conveying their demand for separate state - Twipraland - despite differences with its ally, the BJP, over the issue.