North East

Mizoram: Over 200 houses damaged in massive storms

Guwahati: Over 200 houses have been damaged in massive storms that battered Mizoram’s Kolasib and Mamit districts. Fortunately, no casualties have been reported in the storm that hit the two districts on Saturday and Sunday. According to a preliminary report,…

Tamil Nadu table tennis player on way to National meet killed in a road accident in Meghalaya

Guwahti: In a tragic turn of events, Vishwa Deenadayalan, an 18-year-old Table Tennis player from Tamil Nadu was killed, while his three teammates were injured in a road mishap in Ri-Bhoi, Meghalaya. The tragic incident occurred on Sunday when Vishwa…

Assam: Civil Aviation Minister Scindia inaugurates NE’s first Flying Training Organization

Guwahati: Union Civil Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia on Tuesday inaugurated the Flying Training Organization (FTO) at Lilabari Airport in Assam’s Lakhimpur district. Assam Chief Minister Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma and Union Minister Kiren Rijiju were also present at the occasion.…

Assam Arunachal Border Dispute: Crucial CMs meet on April 19

Guwahati: Assam and Arunachal Pradesh are set to start the process of settling the inter-state boundary dispute. As per highly placed sources, Assam Chief Minister Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma and Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu are set to meet…

Meghalaya: Email announces launch of new insurgent group, threatens to attack educational institutions; probe on

Guwahati: The Meghalaya Police have launched an investigation after an email announcing the formation of a new insurgent group was sent to Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma on April 1. In an email, the new group, Lawei ba Phyrnai, threatened to…

Hindi will be made compulsory in Assam and other NE states till Class 10: Amit Shah

Guwahati: Union Home Minister Amit Shah said that Assam and all other 7 states of the North East have agreed to make Hindi compulsory in schools up to Class X, a statement issued by the Home Ministry stated. The home minister…

IMD Predicts Heavy Rainfall Over Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, And Meghalaya

Guwahati: The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) on Monday predicted heavy rainfall over three northeastern states — Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, and Meghalaya. The weather forecasting body also predicted that a low-pressure area is likely to form over the southeast Bay of…

IMD Predicts Heavy Rainfall in Assam, Meghalaya, Arunachal and other NE states

Guwahati: The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Friday predicted heavy rainfall over some parts of Northeast India in the next few days. IMD forecasted heavy rainfall in Assam, Meghalaya, Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland, Manipur, Sikkim, and Sub-Himalayan West Bengal. The IMD tweeted, “Isolated…

Nagaland govt lifts COVID-19 restrictions

Guwahati: In view of the weekly COVID test positivity remaining below two per cent for the past one month in Nagaland and the advisory issued by the Ministry of Home Affairs, the state government has announced that all COVID-19 restrictions…

Manipur CM thanks PM Modi, Amit Shah for decision on AFSPA, says it was long-due demand of people of Northeast

Guwahati: Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh on Thursday expressed his gratitude to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Amit Shah for “taking a bold step” of reducing the disturbed areas under the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA)…