North East

Flood threat to draft NRC deadline

The publication of the complete draft of the National Register of Citizens (NRC) is likely to be delayed because of the first wave of floods in the state.
RAJIV KONWAR Jun 19, 2018 00:00 IST

Assam starts training 'disaster friends'

The Assam State Disaster Management Authority launched the "Äapda Mitra" programme in the state on Monday.
MANASH PRATIM DUTTA Jun 19, 2018 00:00 IST

Minister appeals to save animals

Assam forest minister Parimal Suklabaidya has appealed to the people not toharm wild animals that are forced out of their habitat because of floods.

Transport woe in flood-hit NE

The Assam inland water transport department on Monday cancelled ferry services from Madhyam Khanda Ghat in North Guwahati and Pandu Ghat here because of the rise in the water level of the Brahmaputra.
Manash Pratim Dutta and Sumir Karmakar Jun 19, 2018 00:00 IST

Dispur, Tata Trusts embark on cancer care journey

The Assam government and Tata Trusts set forth on their joint initiative of establishing a comprehensive cancer-care network in the state with the unveiling of the foundation stones of 19 facilities on Monday.
PANKAJ SARMA Jun 19, 2018 00:00 IST

Tribute to Unity Day martyrs

A large number of people paid floral tribute to the martyrs of the June 2001 mass agitation on the occasion of the Great June Uprising Unity Day held at Kekrupat here on Monday.
Ngangbam Indrakanta Singh Jun 19, 2018 00:00 IST

Manipur VC plea to end standoff

Manipur University vice-chancellor Adya Prasad Pandey has appealed to its agitating students for negotiations so that normality returns to the university that has been paralysed since a strike that began on June 6.
Ngangbam Indrakanta Singh Jun 19, 2018 00:00 IST

Football body faces contempt charges

Manipur High Court has initiated contempt of court proceedings against the All Manipur Football Association for failing to comply with its directives.
Robert Sapam Jun 19, 2018 00:00 IST

16 crack IIT, NIT with army help

Poverty and a lack of better coaching facilities in Manipur had made their dream to study in IITs and NITs a distant dream.
Sumir Karmakar Jun 19, 2018 00:00 IST

9 schools shut to seek ad hoc status

The Government Lumpsum Grant-in-Aid Higher Secondary School Association launched an indefinite strike from Monday, along with NGOs and different political parties and nine government grant-in-aid higher secondary schools in Mizoram, demanding ad hoc status for the schools.
Henry L. Khojol Jun 19, 2018 00:00 IST

CM plea for cancer centre in Arunachal

Arunachal Pradesh chief minister Pema Khandu shared the dais with the BJP's national president Amit Shah, Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal, Assam health and family welfare minister Himanta Biswa Sharma and former chairman of Tata group Ratan Tata here on Monday for the foundation stone-laying ceremony of the cancer care centre and launch of the programme spearheaded by the Assam government in collaboration with Tata Trusts.
Damien Lepcha Jun 19, 2018 00:00 IST


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