The Telegraph
Wednesday, January 17, 2018
 

North East

Centre prod for rapid teledensity in NE

First published on 17-Jan-2018
Telecom minister Manoj Sinha on Tuesday asked the northeastern states to complete implementation of all telecom projects by 2019 to achieve the Centre's target of hundred per cent teledensity in the region by 2020....   | Read..
 

Khasi hills panchayat gets 1st satellite link

First published on 17-Jan-2018
Mawniandlah, a village in East Khasi Hills district of Meghalaya, got the country's first satellite-linked panchayat under the Centre's BharatNet project on Tuesday....   | Read..
 

Minister predicts change in Tripura

First published on 17-Jan-2018
Union minister of state for social justice and empowerment Vijay Sampla said here on Tuesday that people in Tripura would vote for change in the Assembly elections and alleged a total collapse of l......   | Read..
 

Forces for Meghalaya

First published on 17-Jan-2018
The Union ministry of home affairs has approved the sanction of 100 companies of Central Armed Police Force (CAPF) to be deployed for election duty in Meghalaya....   | Read..
 

In Bongaigaon, pink is the colour of safety

First published on 17-Jan-2018
Pink will be the new black on the streets here from Wednesday....   | Read..
 

CPM alerts poll panel on NSA meet

First published on 17-Jan-2018
The CPM has written to the Election Commission seeking investigation into reports of national security advisor Ajit Doval's presence in a "strategic" meeting of the BJP at the residence o......   | Read..
 

Biren buys peace over twin deaths

First published on 17-Jan-2018
Manipur chief minister N. Biren Singh has bought temporary peace with the Thadou Students Association by persuading it to drop its bandh plan over twin murders in Chandel district last year....   | Read..
 

Trains' speed limit to be off

First published on 17-Jan-2018
Engineers of the Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) has recently rectified the bearing arrangement of the 56-year-old Saraighat bridge over the Brahmaputra here at Amingaon which reportedly tilted in......   | Read..
 

Push to seal border by December

First published on 17-Jan-2018
Chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Tuesday met Union home minister Rajnath Singh and discussed issues related to the complete sealing of the Indo-Bangladesh border by December and publication of ......   | Read..
 

Hope floats for Tripura teachers

First published on 17-Jan-2018
The Tripura government would gladly welcome a one-time relaxation of rules to save the jobs of 10,323 terminated schoolteachers, education minister Tapan Chakraborty said here on Tuesday....   | Read..
 

Kids' film festival on Jyoti Chitraban radar

First published on 17-Jan-2018
Jyoti Chitraban will add an international children's film festival to its schedule and develop its archive as part of its yearlong golden jubilee celebrations....   | Read..
 

Panel march for Union Territory

First published on 17-Jan-2018
Members of the Union Territory Demand Committee (UTDC) on Tuesday took out a rally here, demanding Union Territory status for Barak Valley in south Assam....   | Read..
 

US debut for Assam film

First published on 17-Jan-2018
Xhoixobote Dhemalite, a film which portrays the violence and social disturbance of the 1980s Assam through a child's eyes, will be the first Assamese film to be commercially released in the US....   | Read..
 

Rongali set to rock Guwahati

First published on 17-Jan-2018
From traditional boat race to cycling to musical extravaganza, tourism festival Rongali is in the city with a three-day programme beginning Friday....   | Read..
 

12 achievers to be feted with Axom Shrestho

First published on 17-Jan-2018
The time has arrived, yet again, for achievers from the state in different fields to be honoured with The Telegraph Axom Shrestho Awards....   | Read..
 

CCTV cameras, post blast

First published on 17-Jan-2018
Manipur minister Thounaojam Shyamkumar on Tuesday condemned the twin blasts that rocked this city on Monday evening and promised to install CCTV cameras to ensure public safety....   | Read..
 

Cops yet to trace 'killer' vehicle

First published on 17-Jan-2018
Police are yet to make any arrest in connection with the murder of a restaurant manager in the city on Saturday night....   | Read..
 

Fish project a success in Assam

First published on 17-Jan-2018
The galvanised iron cage culture project experimentally initiated by the Central Inland Fisheries Research Institute (CIFRI) in Assam has been a success....   | Read..
 

Concert for cancer patients

First published on 17-Jan-2018
Deepsikha Foundation, a non-profit organisation working exclusively for cancer patients, will organise Preetir Enajori 2018, a fund-raising concert by Angaraag Mahanta, also known as Papon, besides......   | Read..
 

NE youths allege bias in Noida fest

First published on 17-Jan-2018
Participants of the Northeast in the National Youth Festival, organised by the Union ministry of sports and youth affairs in collaboration with the Uttar Pradesh government, staged a demonstration ......   | Read..