North East

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)…

Rajya Sabha Poll: Tripura BJP president Manik Saha wins lone seat

Guwahati: Tripura BJP president Manik Saha was elected to the states’ lone Rajya Sabha seat on Thursday. Manik Saha received 40 votes, while his opponent, CPI(M) candidate Bhanu Lal Saha, received 15. A member of the ruling BJP-led coalition, an…

HM Amit Shah announces AFSPA relaxations in Assam, Manipur, Nagaland

Guwahati: In a major move aimed to address the demands of the political parties and the people at large, the Centre has decided to reduce disturbed areas under Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) in Nagaland, Assam and Manipur, which…

Goalpara, Siang Adjudged “Best Districts” In Water Management

Guwahati: Assam’s Goalpara district and Arunachal Pradesh’s Siang district on March 29, 2022, were adjudged ‘Best District’ in water management in the Northeast. The awards were presented by President Ram Nath Kovind. The two districts were awarded based on their…

Assam, Meghalaya sign border pact, ‘historic day’ towards realising PM Modi’s resolve of dispute-free northeast

Guwahati: Chief Ministers of Assam and Meghalaya on Tuesday signed a historic agreement for the settlement of inter-state border dispute in presence of Union Home Minister Amit Shah. The Home Minister said it is “a historic day” for a dispute-free…

Defence Ministry Approves Setting-Up New ‘Sainik Schools’ In 3 Northeastern States

Guwahati:  Assam, Nagaland and Arunachal Pradesh will have three new Sainik Schools. This was announced by the Ministry of Defence (MoD) on Saturday. A statement by the Ministry of Defence (MoD) said that it has approved setting up of 21…

All Govt schools in Mizoram to have common uniform

Guwahati: All government schools in Mizoram will have a common school uniform. The decision was taken during the Human Resources Development Board meeting held yesterday.  In the meeting, which was presided by the Minister of School Education Lalchhandama, the board…