The Telegraph
Thursday, February 22, 2018
 

North East

Rahul connects with road show

First published on 22-Feb-2018
AICC president Rahul Gandhi promised peace, prosperity, stability and freedom of ideas during a road show attended by thousands here on Wednesday....   | Read..
 

Will maintain our identity, says Conrad

First published on 22-Feb-2018
National People's Party (NPP) chief Conrad K. Sangma is on the last leg of his campaign, covering several constituencies to drum up support for the candidates....   | Read..
 

Students held for vandalism

First published on 22-Feb-2018
Nine students of Assam Engineering College (AEC), Guwahati, were arrested on charges of vandalising a marriage venue near the college campus at Jalukbari on Wednesday....   | Read..
 

Self-defence shield for girls

First published on 22-Feb-2018
Self-help is the best help and true to the adage, actress and BJP MLA Angoorlata Deka wants to introduce self-defence training for girls in schools to combat a spurt in crime against women in her c......   | Read..
 

Mills' privatisation move draws flak

First published on 22-Feb-2018
The Centre's proposal to privatise both Cachar and Nagaon paper mills has drawn sharp reactions in Barak Valley....   | Read..
 

Hmar, Mizo govt peace talks from March 7

First published on 22-Feb-2018
The first round of political-level talks between the Mizoram government and a faction of the Hmar People's Convention (Democratic), which was earlier scheduled for March 5, has been deferred to Mar......   | Read..
 

Language day observed

First published on 22-Feb-2018
Tripura on Wednesday observed International Mother Language Day though unlike other years, the cultural troupe from Bangladesh could not participate in the events here because of post-poll security......   | Read..
 

RTI report delay glare on departments

First published on 22-Feb-2018
Thirteen Assam government departments did not submit their annual administrative reports on the implementation of RTI during 2016-17, said the annual report of the Assam Information Commission 2016......   | Read..
 

'Mizoram forestland' return plea

First published on 22-Feb-2018
Various political parties and NGOs have resolved to seek intervention of the Mizoram government to "take back" an over 1,300 square km reserve forest area from "Assam's control"....   | Read..
 

Lynch culprits elude cops

First published on 22-Feb-2018
Tezu police in Arunachal Pradesh are struggling to identify faces among the angry mob that had lynched two rape and murder accused in police remand even 48 hours after the incident....   | Read..
 

Israel aid for agriculture

First published on 22-Feb-2018
Israel is providing help to set up an agriculture centre in the Northeast....   | Read..
 

200 attend economic meet

First published on 22-Feb-2018
More than 200 men and women from Assam and across India are participating in the three-day regional conference of the Women Economic Forum (WEF) which began on Wednesday at Vivanta by Taj here....   | Read..
 

Dispur charts job plans

First published on 22-Feb-2018
The Assam government told the Assembly on Wednesday that skill training agencies, engaged by it, have been asked to provide compulsory placements to youths, who are provided training under its sche......   | Read..
 

Church appeal on elections

First published on 22-Feb-2018
Two affiliates of the Nagaland Baptist Church Council (NBCC), the Angami Baptist Church Council (ABCC) and the Chakhesang Baptist Church Council (CBCC), have issued statements reiterating support t......   | Read..
 

Molest slur on CPM candidate

First published on 22-Feb-2018
A woman has filed a complaint against the CPM candidate from Takarjala, Ramendra Debbarma, for "outraging her modesty"....   | Read..
 

Tripura poll clashes with exam date

First published on 22-Feb-2018
The Tripura Board of Secondary Education (TBSE) has rescheduled the examination of two higher secondary papers to avoid clashes with election dates of Charilam constituency on March 12....   | Read..
 

Stand on Kuki demand

First published on 22-Feb-2018
Any demand for creation of a separate state by Kuki militant groups in talks with the Centre will not be accepted, Manipur chief minister N. Biren Singh told the Assembly on Wednesday....   | Read..
 

Tractor scheme put on hold

First published on 22-Feb-2018
Dispur on Wednesday said tractor distribution under the Chief Minister Samagra Gramya Unnayan Yojana was temporarily suspended following detection of some "discrepancies"....   | Read..
 

Dispur moves SC on Aadhaar

First published on 22-Feb-2018
The Assam government has moved the Supreme Court for extension of the March 31 deadline for linking Aadhaar with bank accounts and mobile connections, with 92 per cent residents yet to be enrolled ......   | Read..
 

Tractor scheme on hold

First published on 22-Feb-2018
The Assam government on Wednesday admitted that there were discrepancies in tractor distribution scheme and said the process had been temporarily suspended till guidelines are amended....   | Read..