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    NORTHEAST

    Six NSCN (IM) ultras Killed in Arunachal Pradesh’s Tirap district

    Acting upon specific information, a joint team of Assam Rifle and Arunachal Pradesh Police conducted an early morning action today in Longding district

    No Lockdown in Shillong: CM Conrad Sangma

    The clarification came after rumours were making rounds that there would be a total lockdown in Shillong from July 10

    Tripura To Begin Door-To-Door Rapid Antigen Covid Test From...

    As many as 112 people tested positive for Covid-19 in Tripura, taking the northeastern state's tally to 1,693 on Tuesday

    Four persons buried alive in Arunachal Pradesh landslide

    As per Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) report, there is likelihood of very heavy rain in next few days across Arunachal Pradesh

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    Tripura To Begin Door-To-Door Rapid Antigen Covid Test From Monday

    As many as 112 people tested positive for Covid-19 in Tripura, taking the northeastern state's tally to 1,693 on Tuesday

    No Lockdown in Shillong: CM Conrad Sangma

    The clarification came after rumours were making rounds that there would be a total lockdown in Shillong from July 10

    Eight-month-old infant dies of COVID in Meghalaya

    The baby travelled around 400 km from Arunachal Pradesh to Meghalaya via Assam for treatment died within hours of testing positive

    Garga Chatterjee, still a ‘Headache’ for Assam Police

    Despite CM Sonowal’s order and an arrest warrant from a court, Chatterjee’s arrest continued to be a ‘difficult’ task for Assam Police

    Assam-Manipur border district imposed Total Lockdown

    Locals suspected that the possible reasons behind surge in COVID 19 infections in the district was because of the inter-state movement between Jiribam and Assam’s Silchar town

    Dree Festival: Amid Covid-19, the Apatanis Pray for the Wellbeing of Mankind

    While performing rituals in connection with the Dree festival, we prayed for the well-being of the humankind at this Corona-induced hour of crisis

    Weeklong Lockdown in Itanagar from Monday

    In Assam also, COVID 19 situation has been alarming with rapid growth in the numbers of COVID 19 positive cases. on a daily basis

    Arms making workshop busted in Manipur

    The team also recovered one 9mm Pistol (Made in England), three Point 22 mm rifle and two 12 Bore Shot Gun along with several rounds of ammunition

    Nagaland bans Sale of Dog Meat

    Earlier, MP Maneka Sanjay Gandhi made an urgent public appeal to urge the Nagaland government to stop the trade and consumption of dog meat

    Arunachal Footballers Condemn Assault on Journalist Hofe Dada, Stage Protest

    Journalist Dada alleged that the accused got bail hours after he was arrested on June 30

    Unable to buy Android phone for daughter, a father committed suicide in Tripura

    His daughter reportedly refused to accept the ordinary phone

    Tripura to go for complete lockdown on July 5: CM Biplab Kumar Deb

    In Tripura, the state government has also hiked the penalty for not wearing masks from Rs. 100 to Rs. 200 for the first offence

    AFSPA extended in Nagaland: Governor summoned Assembly Session

    Nagaland has been under the coverage of the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act (AFSPA) for almost six decades and it was not withdrawn

    Arunachal Journalist Assaulted by Iron Factory Workers While Live on Air

    “One of the workers, who assaulted me, said that I will meet the same fate that senior journalist Tongam Rina had,” Dada added.

    Region: NSCN (IM) denies indulging in Extortion

    The outfit added that such taxes were legitimately acknowledged by the earlier Interlocutors and Indian authorities and it was never an issue

    Region: Total Lockdown Eased in Mizoram

    The Mizoram government had extended the complete lockdown in these places from June 21 to June 30 to contain the spread of COVID-19

    Gang including former GNLA cadre arrested for Abduction

    The arrested persons have been forwarded to judicial custody

    Biren Sing-led Manipur Govt will Complete its Term: Ram Madhav

    CBI quizzed former chief minister Ibobi Singh for almost three hours in Imphal in connection with alleged misappropriation of Rs 332 crore

    Tawang Gets First of Its Kind High Altitude Orchid Conservation Plot

    Currently, the high altitude orchid conservation plot stocks more than 200 orchids of 12 species

    Manipur Crisis: In a twist of event, CBI summons Ibobi Singh in a graft case

    BJP in Manipur has been struggling to remain in power after nine ruling coalition members, including four ministers, resigned last week

    Parts of Guwahati to Revisit Total Lockdown from Tonight: All Details inside

    Large scale spread of COVID 19 affected cases among the public in Guwahati posed as a major threat to public health, hygiene and safety

    Roing Police Arrest Timber Mafia

    Consequent upon his arrest, one pistol, 13 live rounds and Rs 2.5 lacs have been seized from his possession

    OIL urges PCBA to lift ‘closure notice’, says works in progress to meet the guideline

    The PCBA in its closure notice said that the PSU major had nonchalantly violated the provision of law in force causing pollution to the environment.

    Manipur Crisis will be Resolved within 2-3 days: Himanta Biswa Sarma

    Sources said that Sarma is trying to cement the relations between the BJP and the NPP, led by Meghalaya chief minister Conrad Sangma

    PM Modi assures support: Houses and Church damaged in Earthquake in Mizoram

    This was the second earthquake that rocked Mizoram within a span of 12 hours. On Sunday evening too, an earthquake with its epicenter being in Aizwal

    Indo-China Tension: Sikkim on Alert

    There was a standoff with blows exchanged at the Naku La pass in North Sikkim between Indian and People's Liberation Army soldiers in May

    Earthquake in Assam and NE states

    The earthquake of magnitude 5.1 was recorded with the epicentre being in Mizoram's Aizawl district.

    Glenmark Gets Approval For Favipiravir As COVID-19 Treatment

    The drug will be available as a prescription-based medication for around Rs 103 per tablet, with recommended doses up to day 14

    In a Twist: BJP won Manipur’s lone Rajya Sabha seat

    The Congress also complained before the EC that at least two MLAs including Speaker Yumnam Khemchand Singh showed their ballot papers to “unauthorized people”

    Air Force moves its frontline Fighters and Helicopters as India-China Border Tensions Peak

    Chinese have been patrolling inside Arunachal’s boundary, time for action: BJP MP Tapir Gao

    NEDA jumps in to fix Manipur political blowout

    With 7 Congress MLAs had already been barred from entering the House by the Manipur High Court, the strength of Congress is now 20 in the House of 60, while after the resignation of 3 of its MLAs the BJP has been reduced to 18.

    Collapsing of NHPC guard walls multiply downstream fear

    The Lower HE Project is the biggest hydroelectric project undertaken in India so far and is a run of river scheme on river Subansiri. The Project is located at Gerukamukh, near North Lakhimpur, on the border of Aruncachal Pradesh and Assam. This mega project has been stumbling upon a series of the collapse of the guard walls and flood induced erosions in and around the project site that compounded the fear of the downstream settlers.

    Manipur Political Crisis: Ibobi stakes claim to form Government, demands Special Session

    Ibobi Singh in the letter suggested the Governor that since the present Ministry was in the minority, it may be dismissed outright and to uphold the principle of democracy, SPF headed by him and which commands the majority may be invited to form the government

    For the first time in history Ambubachi Mela to have no Devotees and Pilgrims

    Unlike previous years, this year the devotees, sadhus and sanyasis will not be allowed to enter Kamakhya Devalaya or the nearby places

    Assam begins 50K random swabs testing in Guwahati

    The health department will collect samples of people working in truck parking places, loading and unloading centres, godown areas and dhabas

    No flight service for 10 days, Manipur government tells Centre

    Guwahati: Struggling with the heavy rush of incoming people into the state from other parts of the country, the Manipur government has...

    Arunachal Pradesh medics pinned their Photos to PPE suits to comfort COVID-19 patients

    Guwahati: In this time of the pandemic, frontline workers especially the doctors are constantly being celebrated as ‘Warriors’. However, for a COVID...

    Manipur woman Auto-driver ferried recovered COVID patient for over 100 km

    Guwahati: In yet another incident of COVID warriors winning a million hearts, a female auto driver in Manipur, who volunteered to drop...

    Arunachal Pradesh village resorted to traditional method to stop COVID-19 spread

    Guwahati: Villages in Arunachal Pradesh's West Siang district have resorted an age-old ritual of ‘Ali-Ternam’ to contain the spread of coronavirus in...

    Manipur to send ‘unruly’ quarantine inmates to prison

    Guwahati: Manipur Chief Minister N. Biren Singh warned to send the ‘unruly’ inmates of state’s quarantine centres to the central jail at...

    Mizoram goes back to ‘Total’ Lockdown mode

    Guwahati: Unlike Assam, there will be no Unlock 1.0 in Mizoram as the government in the neighbouring state has decided to go...

    Charlie’s Angels from Northeast nabbed dreaded criminal in Delhi

    Guwahati: Two young female constables from Northeast belonging to the Special Police Unit for North East Region (SPUNER) received the highest Delhi...

    Everyone to be considered as category ‘A’ patient: Meghalaya Govt

    Meghalaya government took up the decision following the finding that 80 percent of the COVID 19 patients were asymptomatic.

    Baby Born In Manipur Quarantine, Named Emmanuel Quarantino

    Amidst the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, a baby boy was born at an Institutional Quarantine Centre in Manipur’s Kangpokpi and the parents named him Emmanuel...

    Rs 4 Lakh Ex-Gratia To Land Slide Victims In Arunachal Announced

    Arunachal Chief Minister Pema Khandu expressed deep shock and sorrow over the loss of three lives from a single family at Arzoo...

    Over 100 BSF Troopers Test COVID-19 Positive In Tripura; Assam Tally Rises To 62

    Another 17 Border Security Force (BSF) troopers tested positive for novel coronavirus (COVID-19) on May 9th, 2020. With this,...

    Meghalaya Registers One New COVID-19 Case, State Tally Reaches 13

    Meghalaya on May 9th, 2020 reported one new positive case for novel coronavirus (COVID-19), taking the state tally to 13, including the first coronavirus...

    22 Test Positive In Tripura, Total Cases Reach 64

    Tripura, which was declared corona-free on April 23rd, 2020, has again reported a fresh outbreak with 22 more positive novel coronavirus (COVID-19) on Wednesday...

    Tripura CM Urges People Not To Panic As 12 BSF Jawans Test COVID-19 Positive

    Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Deb appealed to the public to not panic after 12 jawans of the Border Security Force (BSF) from...

    Meghalaya Announces Lockdown Relaxations From May 4

    The Meghalaya government announced a slew of relaxations from May 4th, 2020, including partially lifting the curfew. Deputy Chief...

    Two BSF Jawans Test COVID-19 Positive In Tripura

    Tripura, which was declared corona-free on April 23rd, 2020, has again reported a fresh outbreak. Two Border Security...

    Arunachal Launches ‘Ghar Wapsi’ Mission To Bring Back Stranded People

    With the Center allowing stranded citizens to travel back to their home states albeit, under conditions, Arunachal Pradesh launched ‘Ghar Wapsi’ mission...

    Youth Travels 3000 KM To Mizoram With Mortal Remains Of Best Friend

    With the lockdown being imposed in the entire country due to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), a 23-year-old youth along with two ambulance...

    New Meghalaya Chief Justice Goes To Home Quarantine After Taking Oath

    Meghalaya’s new Chief Justice Biswanath Somadder who travelled more than 2000 Kilometres by road from Prayagraj via Kolkata to Shillong went into...

    Bollywood Actor Irrfan Khan Dies At 53

    Bollywood actor Irrfan Khan passed away at the age of 53 on Tuesday at the Kokilaben Hospital in Mumbai.

    Sikkim Woman Tests Positive For COVID-19 In Delhi

    A 37-year-old woman from West Sikkim, who was undergoing dialysis in Delhi was tested positive for novel coronavirus (COVID-19) on Tuesday.

    5 Out Of 8 Northeast States Are Coronavirus Free: DoNER Minister

    Five out of eight Northeast States are novel coronavirus (COVID-19) free while the other three States have not added any new COVID-19...

    Lockdown To Continue In Meghalaya Beyond May 3: Conrad Sangma

    Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma said that the lockdown in the State will continue post-May 3rd, 2020 with relaxation in the...

    Boxer Dingko Singh Reaches Delhi On An Air Ambulance For Cancer Treatment

    Asian Games Gold Medalist Dingko Singh was flown today from Imphal to Delhi by SpiceJet’s air ambulance service for a liver cancer treatment.

    Sikkim Bans Entry Of Tourists Till October Due To COVID-19 Breakout

    As the number of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) seems to be increasing, the Sikkim government has decided to close its borders and no tourists...

    Tripura Becomes Coronavirus-Free After 2nd Patient Tests Negative

    After Arunachal Pradesh and Manipur, Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb said the state has become free from novel coronavirus (COVID-19) disease...

    Three Arrested For Attacking IRB Jawans Near Mizoram-Tripura Border

    Three persons accused of assaulting two Indian Reserve Battalion personnel on Saturday near the Mizoram-Tripura border were arrested by the police.

    China’s Latest Sky Map Allegedly Claims Arunachal To Be A Part Of It

    In another incident amidst the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, a report has claimed that China in an updated Sky Map has included...

    Meghalaya Registers New COVID-19 Positive Case, State Tally Rises To 12

    One more person has been detected with the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) infection in Meghalaya, taking the State's tally to 12.

    Manipur Becomes COVID-19 Free, CM Credits Public Cooperation, Lockdown

    Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh announced that the state is now novel coronavirus (COVID-19) free. Singh took...

    Northeast Gets 4.42 Lakh MT Of Food Grains During COVID-19 Lockdown

    The Food Corporation of India (FCI) has moved about 4,42,000 metric tonnes (MT) of food grains (22,000 MT Wheat and 4,20,000 MT...

    COVID-19 Pandemic: Pema Khandu Visits Arunachal-Assam Border, Reviews Situation

    Chief Minister Pema Khandu on April 18th, 2020 visited the Banderdewa check gate at the Assam- Arunachal Pradesh border near Itanagar to...

    Meghalaya Registers 11 COVID-19 Cases

    Meghalaya on April 18th, 2020 reported two new positive cases for novel coronavirus (COVID-19), taking the state tally to 11, including the...

    617 Samples Tested In Meghalaya, 541 Results COVID-19 Negative

    Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma on Friday said that out of 617 samples tested so far, 541 has tested negative and 67...

    Arunachal Becomes Coronavirus-Free As Lone Patient Tests Negative

    The first and lone novel coronavirus (COVID-19) patient in Arunachal Pradesh has tested negative for the second time within 24 hours, making...

    Meghalaya Reports 2 New COVID-19 Cases; Northeast Tally Mounts To 50

    Two more positive novel coronavirus (COVID-19) cases have been reported in Meghalaya, taking the State tally to nine.

    Meghalaya’s First COVID-19 Victim Finally Laid To Rest

    After 30 hours, the 69-year-old doctor from Meghalaya who died after contracting the deadly novel coronavirus (COVID-19) infection was laid to rest...

    Arunachal To Provide Financial Aid To Those Stranded Outside The State

    Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu on April 16th, 2020 announced immediate monetary relief of Rs 3500 to all the Arunachali's stranded outside...

    Arunachal Pradesh’s First COVID-19 Patient Tests Negative

    Arunachal Pradesh's first novel coronavirus (COVID-19) patient has tested negative for the virus in the third test. The tests...

    Meghalaya Doctor Dies Of COVID-19, 6 Other Tested Positive

    The doctor tested positive for novel coronavirus in Meghalaya died in the wee hours of Wednesday while six of his family members and helpers...

    Nagaland Chief Secretary Sets Up COVID-19 War Room

    Nagaland Chief Secretary Temjen Toy has set up a Chief Secretary's War Room in his office and appealed all the persons to...

    48-Hour Curfew Imposed In Shillong; Search For COVID-19 Carrier Begins

    The District Magistrate, Shillong has imposed a curfew for 48-hours in the Shillong Agglomeration area starting from 6:00 am of April 14th,...

    69-Year-Old Doctor Becomes First COVID-19 Positive Patient In Meghalaya

    A 69-year-old doctor of the Bethany Hospitals, Shillong has been reported to be infected by the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in Meghalaya which...

    COVID-19 Lockdown: Liquor Shops To Reopen In Assam, Meghalaya For Few Hours

    Amid the lockdown over the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), the excise departments of Assam and Meghalaya decided to reopen the liquor shops for...

    Nagaland Reports First COVID-19 Case; Patient Undergoing Treatment At GMCH

    Nagaland registered its first case of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) on April 12th, 2020. According to a tweet by Assam Health Minister...

    Jawan Tests COVID-19 Positive In Tripura

    Tripura reported its second case of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) disease on April 10th, 2020, taking the State tally to two so far.

    Youth Allegedly Abducted By China’s PLA From Arunachal, Returns Home

    A 21-year-old youth from Arunachal Pradesh who was allegedly abducted by the People's Liberation Army, China was released...

    M’laya Begins Contact Tracing Of COVID-19 Patient From Guwahati

    The Meghalaya government has begun the contract tracing of those people, who came in contact with the Guwahati-based businessman, who has tested...

    Meghalaya On High Alert After Coronavirus Outbreak In Assam

    Though no positive case of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has been found in Meghalaya so far, the State Government has sounded a high...

    Meghalaya Advises People To Wear Masks In Public

    The Government of Meghalaya advised all citizens to use masks in public places as a necessary preventive mechanism to fight the novel...

    NE States Seal 5,500 Km International Borders

    In view of the ongoing fight against novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the 5,500 km-long international borders in the Northeastern region has been...

    2 Nizamuddin Markaz Attendees From Tripura Test Positive In Rajasthan

    Two men out of a total of 11 persons of Boxanagar area in Sipahijala district of Tripura have tested positive for the...

    Arunachal Pradesh Reports First Positive Case Of Coronavirus

    Arunachal Pradesh has reported its first positive case of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) on April 2nd, 2020. The...

    7 From Shillong Who Attended Nizamuddin Markaz Didn’t Return To Meghalaya

    The Meghalaya Police said that seven members of Shillong Markaz, who had attended the Tablighi Jamaat event in Delhi's Nizamuddin in March,...

    M’laya MLAs To Get Rs 25 Lakh Each For Providing Relief To Lockdown Hit People

    Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma said that all Deputy Commissioner in the State has been empowered to release the funds of Rs...

    2nd Positive Coronavirus Case Reported In Manipur

    One more positive novel coronavirus (COVId-19) case has been detected in Manipur. The person had attended the religious...

    5 From Meghalaya Attended Nizamuddin Congregation In Delhi

    Five people from Meghalaya had participated in the religious congregation in Delhi's Nizamuddin area, which has now emerged as the biggest coronavirus hotspot in...

    In A First, Meghalaya Allows Home Delivery Of Liquor On Health Grounds

    Amid lockdown to contain the spread of novel coronavirus (COVID-19), the Meghalaya government is all set to home deliver liquor to those...

    COVID-19: Manipur Launches Website To Help Stranded People, To Build 200-Bed Hospital

    Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh launched a website to reach out to the people of the state who are stranded outside...

    NE Students Allege Racial Discrimination In Mysuru Supermarket Amid COVID-19 Lockdown

    Mizoram CM Zoramthanga urged PM Narendra Modi’s intervention over racial attacks on people from the Northeast across the country

    Tripura CM Suggests Using ‘Jal Gamcha’ As Alternative To Face Masks

    Please keep the 'Jal Gamcha' on your shoulder at all times and use it to wrap your face to protect from infections: Biplab Kumar Deb

    Coronavirus Pandemic: 3,982 People Self Reported In Nagaland

    Nagaland Home Commissioner Abhijit Sinha informed that a total of 3,982 people, including students who have returned from outside the State from...

    Police in NE States Reach Out To Destitute Hit By Coronavirus Lockdown

    The efforts of the police have been widely lauded

    Mizoram Registers First COVID-19 Case, Second In Northeast

    Mizoram registered its first positive coronavirus case as a 50-year-old man with recent travel history to Holland was tested positive. This is...

    Northeast Reports First Coronavirus Case, Manipur Woman Tests Positive

    A 23-year-old woman, with a travel history to the UK (England), has tested positive for the deadly novel coronavirus (COVID-19) on March...

    OPINION

    Learning to live with a “Genius” virus

    In times of Covid-19 crisis, we don’t have the luxury of generating and evaluating alternative solutions and making a rational choice

    Learning the E-Way: A ‘digital’ division

    The basic need for education for all becomes a commodity of the privileged

    Dr Beenapani Doley, first UK returned female Doctor from Mishing Community and Colonial Backdrop of Assam Medical College

    Upper Assam was the rendezvous of different troops of allied forces during Second World War

    Why Palghar is at risk of an upsurge in undernutrition during the COVID-19 crisis?

    The emergency preparedness to COVID-19 pandemic to handle increasing infected cases has been quite encouraging in Palghar. This however is offset by...

    Opinion: PM’s address to CII and roadmap for bringing the economy back on track

    Swakkhyar Deka: Prime Minister listed five things to build an ‘Aatmanirbhar Bharat’ and to bring India back on the path of rapid development,

    Immunity & Fit India- The Way Forward From Covid-19

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on May 12, 2020, in his address to the nation has categorically mentioned that Covid-19 will remain in...

    COVID-19: Opportunity For India

    At a time, when all nations across the globe are blaming China for escalating the Covid-19 and in consequence of that many...

    TRENDING

    Not More Than 6.5 Lakh People will Die of Covid-19: Medical Nutritionist

    Dr Choudhury argued, "Earlier, when the viruses like H1N1, Dengue and Chikungunya erupted in India, the administration never imposed social distance, containment zones and lockdown.

    Guwahati put into ‘isolation’: 12 districts banned travel from the city

    The total numbers of COVID 19 related deaths in the state have also gone up to 24

    Major Reshuffle in Assam Police

    There were several other promotions and reshuffles in the department

    Akhil Gogoi Has No Covid-19 Symptoms: IGP Prison

    Gogoi's wife Geetashree Tamuli said, "Akhil Gogoi is not well, showed Covid-19 symptoms. I do not know what shall I to say.”

    COVID Scare: House to House Testing in city’s Pandu from Tuesday

    The SBI head office here and Dhirenpara Maternity and Child Welfare Hospital were declared as containment zones