North East

Duo held with 24 ivory pieces in Guwahati

Sleuths of the directorate of revenue intelligence seized 24 pieces of ivory while a contractual railway employee was collecting them here on Saturday. The consignment was supposed to be smuggled to Nepal.
SUMIR KARMAKAR May 28, 2018 00:00 IST

Sabha for Accord priority

Asam Sahitya Sabha president Paramananda Rajbongshi on Sunday said the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016, was unconstitutional and illegal and would violate the fundamental rights of the Assamese people.
MANASH PRATIM DUTTA May 28, 2018 00:00 IST

Suicidal bill, says Adil

Actor Adil Hussain on Sunday said the passing of the proposed Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016, will be "suicidal" as it will divide Assam in the name of "Hindus and Muslims and Assamese and Bengali".
Sofikul Ahmed May 28, 2018 00:00 IST

Black flag protest for bill meeting

Three organisations and prominent citizens of Silchar on Sunday decided to oppose the meeting convened by the Khilongiya Mancha on Wednesday demanding the scrapping of the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016.
OUR CORRESPONDENT May 28, 2018 00:00 IST

Some like their chocolate hot

This particular brand of chocolate might have a surprise in store when you bite into it.
SUMIR KARMAKAR May 28, 2018 00:00 IST

Villagers protest army road closure

Hundreds of people from over 50 villages at Misamari of Sonitpur district staged a protest in the Misamari butchery (Lakhupara) on Sunday against the alleged closure of a road by the army on Saturday.
PRANAB KUMAR DAS May 28, 2018 00:00 IST

Tripura likely to get Rs 1000cr from Jica

Tripura is likely to get Rs 1,000 crore under phase-II of Japan International Cooperation Agency (Jica) soon, chief minister Biplab Kumar Deb has said.
Debraj Deb May 28, 2018 00:00 IST

500 sal logs seized in Dhubri

A joint team of district administration and police, led by Chapar circle officer Nabajit Pathak, raided an illegal sawmill at Falimari village in Dhubri district on Saturday evening and seized over 500 sal logs.
Mukesh Kumar Singh May 28, 2018 00:00 IST

Stage set for Nagaland bypoll today

Nagaland chief electoral officer (CEO) Abhijit Sinha on Sunday appealed the electorate to cast their votes ethically and responsibly in their respective polling stations in the bypoll to Nagaland parliamentary constituency which will be held from 7am to 4pm on Monday.
Bhadra Gogoi May 28, 2018 00:00 IST

Museum after garden owner

A museum named after late Malbhog Baruah, proprietor of Rajabheta tea estate here, was inaugurated at Dibrugarh University by litterateur Nagen Saikia at a function on Saturday evening.
Avik Chakraborty May 28, 2018 00:00 IST

'Radical' slur on governor

The People's Representation for Identity and Status of Mizoram (Prism) and the Global Council of Indian Christians (GCIC) have vehemently opposed appointment of Kummanam Rajasekharan as the governor of Mizoram on the ground that he is an "active politician and a radical Hindu".
Henry L. Khojol May 28, 2018 00:00 IST


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