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Saturday, January 20, 2018
 

North East

Assam woos investors with tax succour

First published on 20-Jan-2018
The Assam government on Friday announced tax incentives for industries, ahead of the Global Investors' Summit to be held here on February 3 and 4....   | Read..
 

Tripura celebrates Kokborok Day with pomp

First published on 20-Jan-2018
Tripura on Friday observed the 40th Kokborok Divas to celebrate the lingua franca of Boroks, a majority among the state's indigenous communities....   | Read..
 

Assam, Nagaland lag in enrolment ratio

First published on 20-Jan-2018
A survey of the Centre has revealed that the gross enrolment ratio (GER) in higher educational institutions of two northeastern states - Assam and Nagaland - is far lower than the national average....   | Read..
 

Progress in IPFT-BJP ties

First published on 20-Jan-2018
The BJP has "almost finalised" its pre-poll alliance with the Indigenous Peoples' Front of Tripura (IPFT), the party's in-charge for Tripura Assembly elections, Himanta Biswa Sarma, said ......   | Read..
 

Ulfa is outdated, says Pillai

First published on 20-Jan-2018
Former Union home secretary G.K. Pillai on Thursday said Ulfa (Independent) was "outdated" and there is no new matter to be discussed....   | Read..
 

Push for CBI probe into death

First published on 20-Jan-2018
Manipur chief minister N. Biren Singh has sought Union home minister Rajnath Singh's help in persuading Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath to hand over the investigation of a Manipuri stu......   | Read..
 

Assam film awards to resume in May

First published on 20-Jan-2018
The Assam State Film (Finance and Development) Corporation will resume conferring state film awards, which was discontinued for the past three years owing to release of inadequate number of Assames......   | Read..
 

Reward for identifying killer car

First published on 20-Jan-2018
Relatives of Bhupinder Singh, the manager of Nagameez restaurant, who was mowed down by an Innova on uruka night, on Friday announced a reward of Rs 2 lakh for information on the car and its occupa......   | Read..
 

Sanitation feat for Arunachal

First published on 20-Jan-2018
Arunachal Pradesh celebrated becoming 100 per cent open defecation-free state under Swachh Bharat Mission (Gramin) at Naharlagun in the auditorium hall of Legislative Assembly Complex on Friday....   | Read..
 

Gold haul at two airports

First published on 20-Jan-2018
Three more passengers were caught at Guwahati and Jorhat airports on Friday for allegedly smuggling in gold biscuits concealed in their body cavities....   | Read..
 

Rongali fest kicks off with boat race

First published on 20-Jan-2018
The three-day Rongali Mahotsav kicked off with a traditional boat race at Dighalipukhuri here on Friday....   | Read..
 

Conclave against citizen bill

First published on 20-Jan-2018
The Forum Against Citizenship Act Amendment Bill on Friday came down heavily on the BJP for its decision to provide citizenship to Hindu Bangladeshis in Assam....   | Read..
 

Tripura Congress looks for allies

First published on 20-Jan-2018
The Congress is holding talks with regional parties other than Indigenous Peoples Front of Tripura (IPFT) to forge an anti-Left and anti-BJP alliance for the Assembly elections scheduled for Februa......   | Read..
 

Keep hawk eye on transactions, banks told

First published on 20-Jan-2018
Unusual and suspicious cash transactions and carrying cash above Rs 50,000 in poll-bound Meghalaya are now under watch....   | Read..
 

Villages face dyke breach threat

First published on 20-Jan-2018
The abysmal condition of embankment in many areas along the Longai river is threatening to engulf several villages in south Assam's Karimganj district....   | Read..
 

Parish council clears air on church facelift

First published on 20-Jan-2018
The Parish Pastoral Council of the Cathedral of Mary Help of Christians of the Catholic Church here on Friday said the church has not applied for financial aid from the Centre for its renovation....   | Read..
 

Speakers bat for Bodo rights

First published on 20-Jan-2018
Speakers at a national conclave at the All Bodo Students' Union (Absu) golden jubilee celebrations at Banasur Fwthar Batachipur in Sonitpur district on Friday batted for the rights of the Bodo comm......   | Read..
 

Itanagar joins smart city list

First published on 20-Jan-2018
Arunachal Pradesh chief minister Pema Khandu on Friday thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union minister of state for housing and urban affairs Hardeep Singh Puri for inclusion of Itanagar in......   | Read..
 

Staff row to smallest poll booth

First published on 20-Jan-2018
A polling station in a remote village of Meghalaya, which is accessible only by boat, has registered the least number of voters in the ensuing Assembly elections - 29....   | Read..
 

400 to participate in Cyclothon 2 on Feb 18

First published on 20-Jan-2018
The second edition of Guwahati Cyclothon will be bigger than the first and 400 cyclists in different categories are expected to participate, according to organisers, Everything Outdoor (EO)....   | Read..