New HIV infections have been reported in Assam, Meghalaya, Arunachal Pradesh and Mizoram in 2017, in spite of an overall decline in HIV infection in the country, according to a National AIDS Control Organisation (Naco) report.
The Assam forest department will increase the number of sand and stone mahals (officially designated extraction sites) along with their extraction capacities to meet the demand of the construction sector.
Former Congress leader and home minister R.G Lyngdoh on Sunday said the leadership issue could be one of the reasons that forced former Meghalaya chief minister and veteran leader D.D. Lapang to leave the party.
A citizens' meet here on Sunday demanded that the NRC state coordinator Prateek Hajela withdraw his suggestions to the Supreme Court on preparation of the modalities of the standard operating procedure (SOP) for dealing with claims and objections for inclusion in the register.