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Shops shut over grocery store attack

Protesters blocked National Highway 37 at Talap Tiniali and Doomdooma in Tinsukia district on Saturday during a 24-hour bandh called to protest the killing of a grocery shop staff and a customer in Rupai on Friday.
Rishu Kalantri May 20, 2018 00:00 IST

32 NE films in fray for awards

Prag Cine Awards North East 2018, to be held here next weekend, promises to be a star-studded event with the glitterati of cinema and entertainment industry expected to descend there.
ALI FAUZ HASSAN May 20, 2018 00:00 IST

Call for CM stand on bill

Axom Nagarik Samaj, a forum of prominent intellectuals, writers and journalists, on Saturday asked chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal to stop BJP MLAs from making "provocative statements" over the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016, saying that their protest was not against any language or religion but against all the migrants who had come to Assam after 1971.
SUMIR KARMAKAR May 20, 2018 00:00 IST

Pasighat flights from tomorrow

Decks have been cleared for the beginning of commercial flight services from Pasighat in Arunachal Pradesh's East Siang district on Monday.
Vinod Kumar Singh May 20, 2018 00:00 IST

Manipur police get special unit

The state police department has constituted a dedicated special commando unit to tackle law and order situation, including counter-insurgency, in Manipur.
Robert Sapam May 20, 2018 00:00 IST

Shah to address Neda meet today

The third conclave of the North East Democratic Alliance (Neda), a BJP-led non-Congress group of political parties, will be held here on Sunday, under the shadow of the BJP setback in Karnataka on Saturday.
OUR SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT May 20, 2018 00:00 IST

New recruitment rules in Tripura

The state cabinet has passed new recruitment rules for all government departments for "greater transparency and fairness".
Debraj Deb May 20, 2018 00:00 IST

No headway in talks on Manipur districts

The tripartite talks involving the Manipur government, the Centre and the United Naga Council (UNC) over the UNC's demand to roll back the creation of seven districts in Manipur was held at Senapati district headquarters on Saturday.
Ngangbam Indrakanta Singh May 20, 2018 00:00 IST

Rio focus on east Nagaland

Nagaland chief minister Neiphiu Rio on Saturday reiterated Prime Minister Narendra Modi's commitment to accord special privilege to the Nagas of east Nagaland.
Bhadra Gogoi May 20, 2018 00:00 IST

More courts to come up in Nagaland

Gauhati High Court Chief Justice Ajit Singh on Saturday said new courts will be opened across Nagaland so that judicial officers can ensure protection of legal rights in the state at all costs.
Bhadra Gogoi May 20, 2018 00:00 IST

390kg ganja seized

Police on Saturday arrested a garage owner from Gandhigram area here with 390kg of ganja in compressed, portable packets.
Debraj Deb May 20, 2018 00:00 IST

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