The Telegraph
Sunday, January 21, 2018
 

North East

Endurance tale: bullets in body, no fee for surgeon

First published on 21-Jan-2018
More than a month has passed but Bogidhola tea estate workers Sunil Simluka, Tulsi Teola, Jiten Kanda and Ramlal Nayak have not undergone surgery to remove the bullets lodged in their bodies when the owners fired on them for demanding provident fu......   | Read..
 

Tremors raise safety concern

First published on 21-Jan-2018
The Northeast has witnessed at least nine of the 19 low-intensity earthquakes reported worldwide in the past 20 days, leading to concern among people and experts in the seismically-active region....   | Read..
 

Himanta jab at Left govt

First published on 21-Jan-2018
Assam health and finance minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Saturday said "Tripura's condition is the worst" among the states in the Northeast....   | Read..
 

Cong 'failure' salvo at BJP

First published on 21-Jan-2018
The Assam unit of the Congress on Saturday accused the BJP-led government in the state of failing to maintain law and order in the wake of recent militant and criminal activities in the state....   | Read..
 

Stress on culture, sports

First published on 21-Jan-2018
Advocating multidimensional roles for teachers in nurturing talents of students, Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal on saturday stressed on the need for unfolding better opportunities for cult......   | Read..
 

Shillong choir to strum patriotic tunes

First published on 21-Jan-2018
They are the sentinels to the nation and no tribute is too high for our defence personnel. In keeping with that spirit, the Shillong Chamber Choir will perform for security forces for the first tim......   | Read..
 

City abattoir or nothing, GMC tells meat sellers

First published on 21-Jan-2018
Guwahati Municipal Corporation will take stern action against meat sellers who do not slaughter animals at the government's only abattoir in Khanapara that belongs to the Assam Livestock and Poultr......   | Read..
 

Fresh drive over Meitei ST status

First published on 21-Jan-2018
The Coordinating Body of Scheduled Tribe Demand Committee on Saturday launched a fresh campaign to garner support for inclusion of Meitei community in the Scheduled Tribe list....   | Read..
 

Agitation over revival of mill

First published on 21-Jan-2018
Several trade unions of Barak Valley protested in front of Cachar deputy commissioner's office on Saturday, demanding revival of Cachar Paper Mill and payment of its workers' salaries....   | Read..
 

'Fake' appointments spark SPO protest

First published on 21-Jan-2018
The Assam Special Police Officers' Welfare Society on Saturday announced a series of agitations to protest against alleged fake appointments in the constable posts of Assam Industrial Security Forc......   | Read..
 

Plea to check encroachers

First published on 21-Jan-2018
The residents of Kurua and Kholihoi villages of lower Assam's Darrang district on Saturday moved Assam governor Jagdish Mukhi, seeking security from suspected illegal migrants who have encroached o......   | Read..
 

Arunachal festival begins on high note

First published on 21-Jan-2018
Arunachal Pradesh chief minister Pema Khandu on Saturday inaugurated the seventh edition of the three-day Pangsau Pass international festival here in Changlang district....   | Read..
 

Panel to probe Dhula case

First published on 21-Jan-2018
Dispur has constituted a one-man committee, headed by additional chief secretary M.G.V.K. Bhanu, to conduct a probe into custodial death of a youth at Dhula in central Assam's Darrang district on J......   | Read..
 

Bio-fertiliser

First published on 21-Jan-2018
Nova Biotech, a Guwahati-based private organic fertiliser firm, launched its first organic bio-fertiliser plant here on Friday with an aim to help government agencies to accomplish the Centre's tar......   | Read..
 

Two-day workshop on prior learning

First published on 21-Jan-2018
A two-day consultative workshop on recognition of prior learning (RPL) under Prime Minister Kaushal Vikash Yojana 2.0 is being organised by the Indian Institute of Entrepreneurship (IIE) in collabo......   | Read..
 

Bio-fertiliser plant in city

First published on 21-Jan-2018
Nova Biotech, a city-based private organic fertilizer firm, launched its first organic bio-fertiliser plant here on Friday to help government agencies accomplish the Centre's target of making the N......   | Read..
 

CM hotel pat

First published on 21-Jan-2018
Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Friday said international hotel facilities would attract big investors to the state....   | Read..
 

Polarisation slur on RSS rally

First published on 21-Jan-2018
The Assam Congress on Saturday alleged that a mega rally organised by RSS here on Sunday is aimed at "polarising voters" in favour of the BJP....   | Read..
 

TMC workers join BJP

First published on 21-Jan-2018
Over 400 Trinamul Congress (TMC) supporters in Tripura, led by state party vice-president Bijoy Debbarma, Indian National Trinamul Trade Union Congress leader Biplab Kar and others, joined the BJP ......   | Read..
 

Dispur tourism plan, aid for Jonbeel fair

First published on 21-Jan-2018
Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal has asked Morigaon and Jagiroad MLAs Ramakanta Dewri and Pijush Hazarika to prepare a report on transforming Jonbeel mela (fair) to an event of immense touri......   | Read..