North East

IAF showcases might with massive exercise

SU-30 fighters roared into the sky as the Indian Air Force (IAF) carried out a massive carpet bombing exercise at Dullong Mukh range in Assam on Thursday to check its striking capability.
Rishu Kalantri Apr 20, 2018 00:00 IST

NFR cancels trains after blockade

All passenger trains plying between Lumding and Silchar in south Assam were cancelled since Thursday morning following an indefinite rail blockade by the North Cachar Hills Indigenous Students' Forum.
Samsul Alam Apr 20, 2018 00:00 IST

Another 18 Rohingyas arrested

Eighteen Rohingya refugees, en route to Delhi in search of jobs, were arrested from Teliamura in Tripura's Khowai district, 50km from here, on Thursday afternoon.
Debraj Deb Apr 20, 2018 00:00 IST

Lost in Mumbai, man returns

He left his Khumbong Mamang Leikai village home under Patsoi police station in Imphal West, Manipur, in 1978. After remaining missing for almost four decades, Khomdram Gambhir Singh, 66, finally reunited with his family on Thursday afternoon, courtesy YouTube and other social media platforms.
Sudeshna Pal Apr 20, 2018 00:00 IST

Musician goes places with 'be fearless, be kind' wish

Music for him was an escape out of a directionless existence in a journey that took Shillong lad Hammarsing Kharhmar Sawyan from the hallowed portals of St Stephens to Berklee College of Music in Boston.
Alipta Jena Apr 20, 2018 00:00 IST

More sexual assault cases in Guwahati

Three more cases of sexual assault have been reported in the city in the past 24 hours.
Manash Pratim Dutta Apr 20, 2018 00:00 IST

Assam first flush sets another record

Assam first flush price scaled a new peak on Thursday with a Guwahati buyer purchasing Halmari tea at Rs 479.
Our Special Correspondent Apr 20, 2018 00:00 IST

Push for study on hydel project

The standing committee of the National Board for Wildlife (NBWL) has called for initiating a comprehensive study on the hydrology and ecology of the Demwe hydel power project in Arunachal Pradesh before it can be given final clearance.
Our Special Correspondent Apr 20, 2018 00:00 IST

Team to probe Rakibul assets

A 10-member team of the chief minister's vigilance cell, headed by superintendent of police Pranab Jyoti Goswami, has started a probe into property-related allegations against former Congress minister Rakibul Hussain.
Sarat sarma Apr 20, 2018 00:00 IST

Sit-in over central pay scale

The employees of Manipur agriculture and horticulture departments on Thursday staged a sit-in at the directorate of agriculture complex at Sajenthong here, demanding implementation of the 7th Pay Commission's recommendations.
Ngangbam Indrakanta Singh Apr 20, 2018 00:00 IST

States mull single road tax

A group of ministers (GoM), constituted by the ministry of road transport and highways, has proposed a "one nation, one tax" regime for vehicles.
PANKAJ SARMA Apr 20, 2018 00:00 IST


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