North East

Students hurt during protest against VC

At least seven persons were injured after police lathicharged protesters demanding removal of Manipur University vice-chancellor Adya Prasad Pandey over alleged malpractices at Kangla fort here on Tuesday.
Ngangbam Indrakanta Singh Jul 18, 2018 00:00 IST

Nath blooper on film history

After Biplab Deb, it is Tripura education minister Ratan Lal Nath's turn at bloopers.
Debraj Deb Jul 18, 2018 00:00 IST

Protest against sluggish CBI probe

Activists led by the Extra-judicial Execution Victim Families' Association, Manipur (EEVFAM), on Tuesday protested in front of the CBI office at Lamphel here.
Ngangbam Indrakanta Singh Jul 18, 2018 00:00 IST

Cop ban on Togadia events

City police on Tuesday prohibited Pravin Togadia, president of the newly floated Antarashtriya Hindu Parishad (AHP), from attending any function here and making "inflammatory" speeches that could hurt sentiments of minorities, ahead of the release of the final draft of the National Register of Citizens (NRC).
SUMIR KARMAKAR Jul 18, 2018 00:00 IST

Gold run augurs well for Nagaon village

Sprinter Hima Das's gold medal in the 400-metre race at the IAAF World Under-20 Championships in Tampere, Finland, has not only brought glory to her village but also a ray of hope for its infrastructure development.
A Staff Reporter Jul 18, 2018 00:00 IST

Forensic test

Sivasagar police on Tuesday collected blood and hair samples of Bikash Das and Bipin Pandey, accused in the twin rape and murder cases on trains in Assam, for forensic examination. Additional SP Bolin Deori said: "We are interrogating the duo and trying to find out if they are involved in similar unsolved cases." The post-mortem reports are awaited.
Rishu Kalantri Jul 18, 2018 00:00 IST

Rawat Cong Assam minder

Former Uttarakhand chief minister Harish Rawat will take over as the AICC general secretary in-charge of Assam in place of C.P. Joshi.

Condom Corner breaks taboos

A functioning Condom Corner at Gauhati Medical College and Hospital (GMCH) is enabling people to help themselves to free condoms without any monitoring, thus helping to remove embarrassment and social taboo attached to purchasing condoms.
Gaurav Das Jul 18, 2018 00:00 IST

Protest over varsity road

Gauhati University students residing as paying guests and in rented houses at Garigaon near National Highway 37, west of the university, are angry over the dilapidated condition of the road.
Raja Das Jul 18, 2018 00:00 IST

Sonowal assures employees

Assam Secretariat Services' Association on Tuesday said chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal has assured them to look into the incident of alleged misbehaviour and suspension of one of their members by education minister Siddhartha Bhattacharya last week.
A Staff Reporter Jul 18, 2018 00:00 IST

NSF drive against false scholarship claims

The Naga Students' Federation (NSF) has launched its first phase of campaign against false claims for the post-matric scholarship in Nagaland.
Bhadra Gogoi Jul 18, 2018 00:00 IST


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