North East

Anti-bill protests gather momentum

The North East Students' Union (Neso) organised protests against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016, across the Northeast on Monday while Assam Sanmilita Mahasangha, an umbrella organisation of the state's indigenous people, staged a five-hour sit-in here.
OUR BUREAU May 22, 2018 00:00 IST

Work on 19 cancer hospitals from June

The foundation stones for 19 new cancer hospitals in Assam, to be set up jointly by the government and Tata Trusts, will be laid here on June 17.
SUMIR KARMAKAR May 22, 2018 00:00 IST

Over 17000 affected in flood-hit Tripura

With floodwaters receding in different districts, over 17,000 people are still stranded in relief camps across Tripura, official sources said.
Debraj Deb May 22, 2018 00:00 IST

Paul grilled in prison

Dibrugarh police on Monday questioned suspended Assam Public Service Commission (APSC) chairman Rakesh Kumar Paul in Guwahati Central Jail in connection with the recovery of answer scripts from his rented apartment at Bhangagarh here last month.
PANKAJ SARMA May 22, 2018 00:00 IST

Remand for murder accused

Pratul Kumar Ghosh, proprietor of Ghosh Brothers Motors Pvt Ltd and Contour Hotel, who was arrested for his alleged involvement in a murder at Paltan Bazar here on February 4, 2016, was remanded in police custody for 10 days after being produced at the chief judicial magistrate's court, Kamrup (metro), here on Monday.
Pankaj Kumar Sarma May 22, 2018 00:00 IST

Wish to take a leap ahead? Try wushu

Mabu-Gongbu-Chong Quan (horse stance-bow stance-straight punch) have such a positive impact it is hardly any wonder that wushu is gaining popularity in the region.
Robert Sapam May 22, 2018 00:00 IST

Matric results on Friday

The results of Class X (matriculation) examination will be announced at 11am on Friday. The students will get their marksheets that day.
A staff reporter May 22, 2018 00:00 IST

Arms haul in Manipur

In a major breakthrough, 6 Assam Rifles of 9 Sector and 27 Assam Rifles of 10 Sector, under the aegis of inspector-general headquarters (South), launched an operation and recovered a huge quantity of arms, ammunition and explosives on Monday.
Ngangbam Indrakanta Singh May 22, 2018 00:00 IST

Heavy rain lashes city

Heavy rain lashed the city on Monday evening, leading to flash floods and massive traffic snarls at Chandmari, on Zoo Road and GNB Road for over an hour.
OUR BUREAU May 22, 2018 00:00 IST

Convocation after 4 years

Vice-President Venkaiah Naidu will deliver the 11th convocation speech at Tripura Central University here on Wednesday.
Debraj Deb May 22, 2018 00:00 IST

Assam govt raises job age limit

Dispur on Monday said the upper age limit for grade III and IV government jobs has been increased by one year - from 43 to 44. The upper age limit for grade I and II posts, will, however, remain 38 years.
SUMIR KARMAKAR May 22, 2018 00:00 IST


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