North East  /  Published 23.04.20

35 Brus booked for violating lockdown

At least 35 Bru refugees were booked under the Disaster Management Act, 2005, and Section 188 IPC for violating the lockdown.The North district administration of Tripura has registered a complaint aga...
By Tanmoy Chakraborty in Agartala

Sports  /  Published 18.08.19

BCCI bats for IDTM doctors in Nada

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) wants doctors from International Doping Tests & Management (IDTM) to apply in National Anti Doping Agency (Nada) for the Lead Dope Control Officers...
By Angshuman Roy in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 10.04.20

Tripura invokes ESMA due to of shortage of masks, PPE

The Tripura government has invoked the Essential Services Management Act (ESMA) after a few nurses at a state-run hospital here complained about shortage of masks and other protective equipment in the...
By PTI in Agartala

Opinion  /  Published 21.09.18

All that glitters is poo: what the Dutch are doing with diapers

Popular cinema may be shorn of intelligence. But the same cannot be said of popular actors. One of them — he cut his teeth in Hollywood — has observed, quite memorably, that parenting has the powe...
By The Editorial Board

North East  /  Published 19.07.19

Dhubri reels under deluge

The flood situation in lower Assam’s Dhubri district continues to remain grim with the town submerged for the past six days and the deluge claiming five lives so far.Nearly 29,840 people are taking ...
By Mukesh Kumar Singh in Dhubri


North East  /  Published 19.07.19

Assam floods claim 11 more lives, toll 48

The toll in the Assam floods has reached 48 with reports of 11 more people dying on Friday in three districts.Five persons died in Dhubri district and three each in Barpeta and Morigaon.Floodwaters re...
By A Staff Reporter in Guwahati

Opinion  /  Published 07.04.20

Widen net to protect out-of-job workers

A petition was moved in the Supreme Court by some activists, seeking a directive to the Centre and the state governments to ensure that workers adversely affected by the Covid-19 pandemic are paid wag...
By The Editorial Board

North East  /  Published 13.07.19

Floods wreak havoc with rivers in spate

The body of a woman, who had been swept away by strong currents in Meghalaya’s East Khasi Hills, was recovered on Saturday.Jenebin Suting, 26, was swept away by strong currents at Nonghyrngan under ...
By Andrew W. Lyngdoh in Shillong

West Bengal  /  Published 27.03.20

IIM defers summer school

Indian Institute of Management Calcutta has “indefinitely” postponed the summer school programme because of the coronavirus outbreak.The classes for the Teaching Summer School/Pre-Summer School/Re...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 27.06.19

Land near Calcutta airport for waste recycle unit

A 20-acre plot, barely 9km from the airport has been identified for setting up a waste-recycling centre, where daily waste from New Town, Bidhannagar and three boroughs of the city would be taken. Onl...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta


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