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North East

Tripura govt to bear education-related expenses of differently-abled student

Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb has announced that state government will bear all the education-related expenses of Pralay Dey, a differently-abled student who secured first division in class 10 board examination. Pralay, a resident of Gomati district, born with…

Arunachal guv urges Shah to modernise state police force

Arunachal Pradesh Governor Brig (Retd) Dr B D Mishra on Monday urged Union Home Minister Amit Shah to initiate measures to modernise the state police force to tackle insurgency problem in three districts of the state. The governor, who called…

BJP to remain in power even in 2047: Ram Madhav

BJP general secretary Ram Madhav said on Friday that the party did not use military achievements to win the general election and claimed that it would remain in power even in 2047, the centenary of Independence. “We got a massive…

Still no trace of missing AN-32 aircraft

There was no breakthrough in the search of the AN-32 aircraft of the Indian Air Force that went missing with 13 persons on board with operations continuing for the fifth day on Friday amid inclement weather, officials said. IAF spokesperson…

NPP gets national party status

The ruling National People’s Party (NPP), which is in an alliance with the BJP in Meghalaya, was on Friday granted recognition as a national party by the Election Commission. The NPP becomes the first party from the North East to…

SKM govt to clear decks for CBI to probe cases in Sikkim

The Sikkim Krantikari Morcha (SKM) government will soon clear the decks for the Central Bureau of Investigation to take up corruption cases in the border state, a leader of the ruling party has said. A notification issued by the erstwhile…

Mary Kom likely to retire after 2020 Olympics

Six-time world champion Mary Kom is likely to retire after the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, the Manipuri trailblazer said on Thursday. “Maybe after 2020, I want to retire. But, my main mission is to really win gold for the nation.…

Search operations for missing AN-32 aircraft enter third day

The search operations for the missing AN-32 transport aircraft entered the third day on Wednesday. “We are putting in all the resources available with us. We have put massive efforts through radar, satellite, visual by helicopters and by ground patrols…

Work for development of Arunachal, guv asks MLAs

Arunachal Pradesh Governor Brig (Retd) Dr B D Mishra on Tuesday called upon the newly elected MLAs to muster all their energy and resources for the state’s development and to eliminate poverty of the people. He also urged the MLAs…

Passang Dorjee Sona elected Arunachal assembly speaker

Senior BJP member Passang Dorjee Sona was on Tuesday elected unopposed as the Speaker of the seventh assembly of Arunachal Pradesh. Another BJP MLA Tesam Pongte was elected as the deputy speaker. Pro-Tem Speaker Phosum Khimhun declared the names of…