North East

Group slams Hajela over NRC

A Bengali organisation of Assam has accused National Register of Citizens (NRC) state coordinator Prateek Hajela of conspiring to exclude Bengalis from the updated register.

Super-structure challenge for Bogibeel: NFR

The commissioning of Bogibeel bridge over the Brahmaputra in Upper Assam, the country's longest rail-cum-road bridge later this year, will make Indian Railways achieve one of its most technically challenging projects.
Sumir Karmakar Sep 19, 2018 00:00 IST

Dreams get wings

Boarding an aircraft was a "dream impossible" for 12-year-old Anisha, daughter of a daily wager at Bamunimaidam railway colony here.
Sumir Karmakar Sep 19, 2018 00:00 IST

Cachar body asks PM to intervene

The Cachar district unit of Akhil Bharatiya Adhibakta Parishad has urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to intervene and ensure re-inclusion of all government documents issued on and prior to March 24, 1971, and any other documents that established having lived in India since prior to this date, for inclusion of one's name in the National Register of Citizens being updated in Assam.
OUR CORRESPONDENT Sep 19, 2018 00:00 IST

Manipur celebrates the versatility of bamboo

A two-day World Bamboo Day began on Thursday with a rally that started from Kangla Palace here and culminated at Singjamei, where enthusiasts gathered to celebrate the occasion.
Ngangbam Indrakanta Singh Sep 19, 2018 00:00 IST

Group taps CM on unabated mining

Illegal coal mining and transportation is still on in spite of the ban by the National Green Tribunal, a group has alleged in a petition to Meghalaya chief minister Conrad K. Sangma.
Our Correspondent Sep 19, 2018 00:00 IST

Bail for Silapathar violence prime accused

Gauhati High Court on Tuesday granted bail to Subodh Biswas, the main accused in last year's Silapathar violence case, almost one-and-a-half years after his arrest.

NFR targets 2020 for electrified rail tracks

The high-speed electric trains are likely to reach Guwahati by 2020 and run in the rest of the Northeast by 2022 with the Northeast Frontier Railways (NFR) setting the same target.
Sumir Karmakar Sep 19, 2018 00:00 IST

Six die in Dibrugarh road mishaps

Six persons died and three were critically injured in separate road accidents during Vishwakarma Puja in Duliajan and Namrup in Upper Assam's Dibrugarh district.
PRADIP KUMAR NEOG Sep 19, 2018 00:00 IST

Manipur-like law sought

Prabajan Virodhi Manch, a pressure group campaigning against illegal Bangladeshi immigrants and protection of the indigenous people of Assam, on Tuesday demanded that the BJP-led Assam government make a legislation similar to the Manipur People Bill, 2018.
A Staff Reporter Sep 19, 2018 00:00 IST

Pig import initiative opposed in Nagaland

The Nagaland government's move to import pigs to the state from Punjab has not gone down well with the stakeholders in the state.
Bhadra Gogoi Sep 19, 2018 00:00 IST


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