North East

Arunachal Pradesh CM shows his dance moves at Bihu festival celebration in Itanagar

Guwahati: Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu showed his dance moves during the celebration of the Assamese festival Bihu in Itanagar. The chief minister attended the Bihu festival celebration by the Assamese community of Itanagar at his residence. Taking to…

Mizoram: 30-year-old woman found dead in hotel elevator shaft, family suspects foul play

Guwahti: In a mysterious incident, a dead body of a 30-year-old lady was allegedly recovered from a hotel elevator shaft in Mizoram’s Aizawl. The deceased has been identified as Vanlalhmangaihzuali Fanai who is a resident of Lunglei in south Mizoram…

Assam-Arunachal CMs’ meet: District-level committees to be formed to resolve border issue in time-bound manner

Guwahati: The second Chief Ministers’-level meeting between Assam and Arunachal Pradesh has decided to form district-level committees in both the states to resolve the decades-long border issue between the two neighbouring States in a time-bound manner. Assam Chief Minister Dr.…

Assam Police arrests three ‘Ansarullah Bangla’ terrorists from Tripura

Guwahati: From Tripura to Assam, Bangladesh-based Ansarullah Bangal Team or the Ansarul Islam seems to be on a mission mode to activate sleeper cells in the Northeast. Continuing its crackdown on such terror modules, the Assam Police has taken custody…

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…