North East

Sikkim declares ‘Katley’ as State fish

Guwahati: The Sikkim government has declared Neolissochilus Hexagonolepis, commonly known as Chocolate or Copper Mahseer and locally named as Katley as a State Fish of Sikkim. In a Gazette notification, the Sikkim government stated: “The Government of Sikkim is hereby…

Naga Peace Talks: NEDA Convenor Himanta Biswa Sarma to hold talks with NSCN-IM general secretary Th Muivah

Guwahati: The near dead-locked Naga Peace Process appears to have been raised to a political level with Assam Chief Minister and NEDA Convenor Himanta Biswa Sarma set to hold talks with NSCN-IM general secretary Thuingaleng Muivah in Dimapur on September…

Jagdish Mukhi takes oath as Nagaland Governor

Jagdish Mukhi, on Friday, took oath as the new Nagaland Governor.  Jagdish Mukhi was administered the oath of office at the Dr. Imkongliba Ao Hall in the Nagaland Raj Bhavan.  Mukhi took the oath of office in the presence of…

Assam-Meghalaya CMs Discuss Border Issues

Guwahati:  Assam Chief Minister Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma on Thursday informed that a meeting was held with Meghalaya counterpart  Conrad Sangma to discuss the developments related to the border dispute between both states. Both the Chief Ministers alongside Chairmen and members…

Heavy Rains to Lash Assam, Meghalaya

Guwahati: As per media reports, a low-pressure area and an associated cyclonic circulation over west Madhya Pradesh might result in fairly widespread rains across Central India and several other parts. Heavy rains are likely to occur over west Madhya Pradesh,…

Three NLFT insurgents surrender in Tripura

Guwahati:  Three insurgents of the banned National Liberation Front of Tripura (NLFT) surrendered before the police. During preliminary interrogation, they said that acute scarcity of food and money has forced them to flee from their base camps in neighbouring Bangladesh…

Mizoram reports 1,402 new COVID cases in last 24 hours

Aizwal (Mizoram): Mizoram COVID-19 tally surged to 75,470 as 1,402 people tested positive for the virus in the last 24 hours, informed the state Department of Information and Public Relations on Thursday. The COVID-19 positivity rate in the state now…

75 new cases push Arunachal’s COVID-19 tally to 53,807

Itanagar: Arunachal Pradesh’s COVID-19 tally rose to 53,807 on Tuesday as 75 more people tested positive for the infection, a senior health official said. The coronavirus death toll remained unchanged at 270 as no fresh fatality was reported, State Surveillance…

Rs. 200 crore sanctioned under PRASHAD scheme for NE region: G Kishan Reddy

Guwahati: Union Minister for Tourism, G Kishan Reddy lauded the developments in the tourism sector in the North-Eastern region and sanctioned Rs 200 crore under the PRASHAD scheme for further development. ‘Pilgrimage Rejuvenation And Spiritual Augmentation Drive (PRASHAD) scheme aims…

Denied permission, TMC’s Abhishek Banerjee defers Tripura rally by 24 hours

Agartala: As Tripura Police denied permission to Trinamool Congress (TMC) National General Secretary Abhishek Banerjee to conduct a rally in Agartala on September 15, the party has deferred the rally by 24 hours. The Sub Divisional Police Officer (SDPO) had refused…

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