North East

3 fresh cases take Mizoram’s COVID-19 tally to 4,490

Aizawl: Three more persons have tested positive for COVID-19 in Mizoram, taking the tally in the northeastern state to 4,490, a health department official said on Sunday. All the fresh cases were reported from Aizawl district, he said. “Two of…

Ayushmann Khurrana opens up about his learnings from incredible trip to Northeast

NEW DELHI: Bollywood star Ayushmann Khurrana has come back to Mumbai from the Northeast with loads of special memories to cherish for a lifetime. The youth icon wishes to return to the picturesque Northeast soon and revealed how the places and the people have left an indelible impact…

Nagaland observes Good Friday

Kohima: Good Friday, that marks the crucifixion of Jesus Christ, was observed in the Christian- dominated state of Nagaland with people fasting, and attending special services in churches by following COVID-19 safety norms. The northeastern state had for the first…

Assam Rifles apprehend 3 with arms and ammunitions

Aizawl: The Aizawl Battalion of 23 Sector Assam Rifles have seized arms and ammunitions and apprehended arms dealers during a joint operation with state police in Aizawl, Assam Rifles said on Thursday. Based on the specific information the joint operation…

Mizoram reports 8 new COVID cases, highest single-day spike since Jan

Aizawl: Eight people tested positive for COVID-19 in Mizoram on Friday, making it the highest single- day spike in cases in over two months, an official said. Among the new patients are two children, both aged seven, he said. Two…

Mizoram reports 3 new COVID-19 cases

Aizawl: Mizoram on Thursday reported three new COVID-19 cases, taking the state’s tally to 4,476, an official said. Two cases were reported from the Aizawl district and one from the Hnahthial district, he said. Two women, aged 23 and 21,…

PDA consensus candidate H Chuba Chang set to win Noksen bypoll in Nagaland

Kohima: Filing of nomination for the bye-election to Noksen assembly seat in Nagaland came to an end on Tuesday with only one candidate submitting documents, a state election official said. H Chuba Chang, a consensus candidate of the ruling People’s…

IMD issues orange alert for Assam, predicts intense rainfall

GUWAHATI: The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued an orange colour alert for Assam, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram and Tripura for March 30-31 with a forecast of rains and thunderstorm over these northeastern states. It has also predicted an “intense…

5 killed in accident at deep well site in Meghalaya

Shillong: Five workers died in an accident while constructing a deep well in Meghalaya’s West Jaintia Hills district, police said on Monday. Two others have been rescued from the well at Mihmyntdu village on the outskirts of Jowai town, they…

Manipur govt asks DCs to “politely turn away” Myanmar refugees, takes back order

Imphal: The Manipur government issued a circular to the Deputy Commissioners of districts bordering Myanmar not to open camps to provide food and shelter to refugees fleeing the neighbouring country after the coup but withdrew it three days later to…

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