North East

Mirabai Chanu’s journey to silver in Tokyo Olympics

Guwahati: India’s star weightlifter Mirabai Chanu created history on Saturday as she became the first Indian weightlifter to win the silver medal.  She won the medal in the women’s 49kg event on Day 1 of the Tokyo Olympics 2020. Also,…

Tokyo Olympics: Mirabai Chanu creates history, wins silver medal in women’s 49kg weightlifting

Guwahati: India’s star weightlifter Mirabai Chanu created history on Saturday as she became the first Indian weightlifter to win the silver medal. She won the medal in the women’s 49kg event on Day 1 of the Tokyo Olympics 2020. Also,…

Assam-Meghalaya CMs meet over boundary dispute

SHILLONG: The Chief Ministers of Assam Himanta Biswa Sarma and Meghalya Conrad Sangma on Friday decided to adopt a “pragmatic approach” to amicably resolve the longstanding inter-state border dispute between the two states. The chief ministers of both the states…

Nagaland CM calls on Assam CM Sarma

GUWAHATI: Nagaland chief minister Neiphiu Rio on Friday called on Assam chief minister Dr Himanta Biswa Sarma at his residence in Guwahati. The Nagaland CM was accompanied by deputy chief minister Yanthungo Patton. BJP national spokesperson Nalin Kohli was also…

Union Minister Amit Shah to visit Meghalaya on Saturday

Guwahati: Union Home Minister Amit Shah will begin his two-day visit to Meghalaya on Saturday. He will be accompanied by Dr Jitendra Singh, Minister of State for the Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region, and G Kishan Reddy, Minister…

Several TMC leaders arrested in Tripura

Guwahati: Several Trinamool Congress leaders and activists, including the party’s Tripura unit president Asish Lal Sinha, were arrested on Wednesday in the state’s Unakoti district as they gathered, violating the COVID restrictions, police said. The TMC leaders gathered at Gournagar…

8 Manipur Congress leaders quit; likely to join BJP today

GUWAHATI: Eight senior Manipur Congress leaders have resigned from their posts ahead of the Manipur Assembly Elections. Also, State Congress president Govindas Konthoujam has also resigned. He was appointed chief of the Manipur unit in December 2020. According to sources,…

Mizoram to launch mass Covid-19 sample testing drive

GUWAHATI: Mizoram will launch a mass sample testing drive for Covid-19 in Aizawl Municipal Corporation (AMC) areas during a week-long total lockdown, that came into effect on July 18, a minister said. During a meeting to review preparedness for the…

Heavy Rains Expected over Assam, Meghalaya, Sikkim

Guwahati: Parts of northeast India are likely to start the week on a wet note due to the prevalence of southwesterly winds. The region is expected to experience widespread rain with thunderstorms and heavy rains on Monday. As per the…

463 new COVID-19 cases push Mizoram’s tally to 27,153

Guwahati: Mizoram’s COVID-19 tally surged to 27,153 on Sunday as 463 more people including 117 children tested positive for the infection, a health department official said. The COVID-19 death toll climbed to 121 as a 75-year- old woman succumbed to…

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