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    NORTHEAST

    NE to spur socio-economic development of Atma Nirbhar Bharat: Experts

    The resources of the NE region have the advantage of bio-diversity and being environment friendly

    Construction of longest bridge connecting Assam-Meghalaya to begin soon

    The four-lane bridge would run over the Brahmaputra river on the national Highway 127 B from Dhubri to Phulbari.

    Bru Refugee crisis: One killed, many injured in Tripura...

    Police reportedly opened fire after agitators reportedly started pelting stones and blocked National Highway 8

    Troubled Borders: Solution continues to evade Assam

    Border pillars, demarcating the 512 km long boundary between Assam-Nagaland, were allegedly removed

    MORE TOP STORIES

    Local trains to resume in Assam? Railway Ministry may consider soon

    In a letter to Piyush Goyal, Minister of Railways, Saikia said that due to the suspension of the local train services in Assam, commoners have been facing hardship in travelling

    Sikkim: Paykong Airports successfully conducts trial of SpiceJet Q400 Bombardier

    The commercial flights will begin its service from January 28 next year after the higher authority’s approval.

    Arunachal Pradesh records best sex ratio in country; Manipur at lowest

    The figures also show Arunachal Pradesh and Nagaland registered top two slots respectively followed by Mizoram and Kerala

    Manipur CM Biren Singh tests positive of COVID-19

    So far, Manipur had registered 21,636 confirmed cases of COVID-19 with 3,084 active and 18,334 recoveries.

    Gauhati High Court orders normal traffic flow on NH-306

    The division bench has directed the railways to ensure movements of trains from Silchar in Assam to Bhairabi in Mizoram for ferrying of goods and traffic.

    Mild earthquake of 5.2 magnitude hits Northeast India

    The epicenter of the quake was in Champhai district of Mizoram. The tremor hit around at 2.20 pm this afternoon.

    Sikkim: Saffron starts flowering in Yangyang

    The possibility of Saffron cultivation in Yangyang in Sikkim was explored jointly by NECTAR and Sikkim University

    Mizoram govt issuing land pattas for Assam land: Pradesh Congress finding

    Mizoram government has been extending water pipelines, setting up offices, etc within Assam's land

    Brown Sugar worth over Rs 287 crore seized in Manipur

    Last month, Thoubal district police busted an illegal drug factory and recovered around 41 kg of brown sugar

    BREAKING: Top ULFA (I) leader Dhristi Rajkhowa in police net in Meghalaya; To be brought to Assam today

    He is the second most important man after ULFA(I) chief Paresh Baruah in the banned outfit

    Tripura: Agartala airport readying for a facelift

    The airport terminal has been designed to process 1000 domestic and 200 international passengers during peak hours

    Assam Mizoram Border Row: Talks continue to fail; Road blockade returns

    After 12 days of economic blockade on NH-306, traffic movement had resumed between Assam and Mizoram on Monday

    In Arunachal students turn masons, carpenters to build community library

    The construction was executed in 40 days in which students of universities, colleges and schools had lent their service

    ‘Third force’ involved in instigating Assam-Mizoram border tension: Assam Forest Minister

    After 12 days of economic blockade on the National Highway-306 connecting the two states, traffic movement resumed between Assam and Mizoram from Monday

    Border Row: Blockade lifted; Vehicular movement resumed between two states

    Mizoram agreed to partially withdraw its forces and to deploy BSF along the Assam-Mizoram disputed areas

    Arunachal: Government procures 60,000 Tri-color masks for students

    The Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) have supplied the ‘high-quality khadi cotton face masks’ of Arunachal Pradesh government

    Mizoram man sentenced to 20 yrs RI to be followed by life imprisonment for murdering 5

    According to the verdict, the convict has been sentenced to undergo life imprisonment, under section 320 (punishment for murder) of the IPC

    BSF to man Assam-Mizoram border: Mizoram to partly withdraw forces

    Due to the recent flare-ups along the disputed areas; all highways from Assam into Mizoram have been blockaded for the past 12 days

    Khandu launches 6 bulletproof vehicles dedicated for Arunachal Pradesh Police

    Khandu said, “They are the first responder to every cry for help and risk their own lives to keep us safe.”

    Breaking: Former Chief Minister of Sikkim Sanchaman Limboo passes away at 73

    Sanchaman Limboo was the fourth chief Minister of Sikkim who served from June 17 to December 12 in 1994.

    Nagaland: Hornbill Festival to go virtual this year

    The decision to go completely virtual was taken by the Government of Nagaland considering the COVID-19 situation in the state.

    Indian Army sponsors coaching classes for HS students in Arunachal Pradesh

    The children in rural areas with poor internet connectivity have suffered the most and online class is often a distant dream.

    Sarusojai Sports Academy to be upgraded as Khelo India Centre of Excellence

    They will now be upgraded in an effort to identify and groom Olympic level talent

    Prevalence of smokeless tobacco use in Assam up by 9 percent: GATS

    Cancers related to the use of any form of tobacco were highest in the northeastern region of the country

    IN PHOTOS: Lachung village in Sikkim draped in snow

    The picturesque mountain village of Lachung is embraced by snow capped mountains peaks, breathtaking waterfalls, sparkling streams and apple orchards.

    Mizoram occupying 1.5 km of Assam area: Forest Minister Suklabaidya

    Earlier, Cachar DFO while visiting the Kulichara inner line reserve forest area was restricted by Mizo security forces

    Arunachal Pradesh: Indian Army rescues 2 women from drowning in Siyom River

    Two local women were trapped at the junction of Siyom and Pitgong rivers due to a sudden increase in the water level of both the rivers

    Chinese National apprehended near Nathula border

    According of highly places sources, the 30-year-old Chinese national is currently under the custody of ITBP

    BREAKING: Sikkim bans bursting of firecrackers

    Sikkim police were asked to take all measures and necessary action to ensure compliance with the order

    Border Row: Mizoram requests Assam govt to ensure safety of Mizos living in Assam

    Assam chief secretary said that the Assam-Mizoram conflict has already been discussed at the Centre and a settlement would be reached shortly

    US Elections: Jr Trump left Northeast out of India in world map

    The map showed Northeast and Kashmir not to be a part of the Indian Territory

    Arnab Goswami’s arrest is a ‘Black Day’ for India: CM Sonowal

    The Mumbai Police on Wednesday morning arrested Arnab Goswami in alleged connection with an old abetment to suicide case.

    Sikkim: CID held two for social media ‘misuse’

    Both were arrested on Monday evening, and they have been remanded to four-day police custody

    Two earthquake jolts Northeast within 24-hours

    Earlier, an earthquake of magnitude 4.4 Richter scale struck Assam on intervening night of Monday and Tuesday around 1:13 am.

    Ayurveda ‘remarkable’ for improving sleep disorder: Study report

    Medical Science has linked inadequate sleep to a number of health problems ranging from obesity to lowering of immunity.

    China to build railway tracks near Arunachal Pradesh

    Linzhi, also known as Nyingchi, is located close to the Arunachal Pradesh border

    CM Sonowal turns 59 and Mizoram CM Zoramthanga has a special message for him

    Since October 9, the situation along the 164.6-km Assam-Mizoram border remained tensed

    NorthEast United FC welcomes new ‘Shereef’!

    Mashoor Shereef will have a huge role to play in the upcoming season with NorthEast United FC

    Over 430 kilos of Brown Sugar seized in Manipur

    Manipur police have intensified its crackdown on illegal activities ahead of the upcoming by-elections to three assembly seats on November 7

    Border Row: Mizoram not to withdraw forces from Assam borders

    The Mizoram government has been exploring ways to get the supply of essentials that was disrupted due to the ongoing blockade in Assam

    Assam Mizoram Border Row: Assam Police to hand over case to Central Agency

    Meanwhile, locals in the bordering areas of Assam-Mizoram have once again started an ‘economic blockade’ in anger

    Mizoram records its first COVID-19 related death

    Identified as Lalsangkhuma of Dawrpui locality, he passed away at Zoram Medical College at 12:20 noon on Wednesday.

    Assam-Mizoram Border Row: ‘Standoff’ between Cachar DFO and Mizoram Forces; Watch Exclusive Video

    The Mizoram forces had entered almost three kilometers inside Assam territory

    World Bank to fund 120 Million Dollars for Meghalaya Integrated Transport Project

    Meghalaya Integrated Transport Project will improve about 300 km of strategic road segments and stand-alone bridges

    ISL: Mumbai City sings Manipur’s Tondonba Singh

    Tondonba had moved to ISL side Chennaiyin FC and made 26 appearances

    Hornbill Festival to be held ‘Virtually’ this year

    The Hornbill Festival of Nagaland usually attracts thousands of tourists from across the world

    Sikkim: Minor tremor shakes the state

    A 5-km deep tremor hit the south-southeast of the capital city at 12.06 pm, according to the national center of seismology.

    Mizoram to shut reopened schools due to COVID scare

    The decision was being taken in the wake of escalating numbers of locally transmitted COVID-19 cases alongside students who have tested positive for the infection.

    Meghalaya Police register case against Bengali outfit

    Meghalaya Police appealed to all the concerned citizens to refrain from inciting a breach of communal peace and harmony

    Arunachal launches IUNC Red Listing process for orchid protection

    Arunachal Pradesh launched International Union for Conservation of Nature’s (IUNC’s) Red Listing process for orchid protection on Saturday

    Meghalaya woman cop among 4 Indian referees on FIFA’s international list

    Riiohlang Dhar has qualified to be among four women from the country selected to officiate in FIFA international matches.

    1962 Indo-Sino War Hero Memorial inaugurated at Bum La

    The war memorial has been constructed at Bum La, where he made the supreme sacrifice

    Arunachal Pradesh to be included under ESI Scheme for First time

    The ESI Corporation is a pioneer social security organization providing comprehensive benefits like reasonable medical care and cash benefits

    Meghalaya Youth Policy to be ready by November

    Following the receiving of public feedback, the draft policy will undergo necessary changes before placing it in the cabinet

    NF Railways to run 2 more Festival Special trains

    The new Festival Special trains are – 04083/04084 Katihar-Delhi Special and 01665/01666 Agartala-Habibganj Special.

    Assam-Mizoram Border Row: MHA Joint Secy (North East) calls on Mizoram CM

    The MHA Joint Secretary conveyed to the Chief Minister his expectation that normalcy is restored soon

    Sikkim: SPYF stages protest demanding basic public rights

    Sikkim Progressive Youth Front have been sitting outside the Secretariat since Thursday and spent the night there to demand basic rights

    Arunachal: 1 Assam Rifles jawan martyred in ambush

    The deceased, Babu Rao, was a resident of Andhra Pradesh has sustained grievous bullet injuries and dies on the way to hospital.

    Heavy rainfall predicted over Assam, Northeast for 3 days: IMD

    The list of hassle goes on as heavy rainfall and thunderstorms are predicted over Assam and some areas of northeast for three days.

    Hunt on for Ulfa (I) leader Drishti Rajkhowa in Meghalaya

    An encounter took place in South Garo Hills when a group of Ulfa (I) cadres led by Drishti Rajkhowa tried to enter a village area

    Nagaland residents give free rides to women at night aiming to make India ‘Rape Free’

    A police constable and father of two, Thou said all he wanted to leave a beautiful and safe planted for his children

    CM Sonowal failed to maintain Peace along Inter-state Borders: Opposition

    The situation along the Assam-Mizoram remained tensed for almost two weeks now

    NorthEast United FC signs Guinean international Idrissa Sylla

    Idrissa Sylla joined the NEUFC from Zulte Waregem in the Belgian League

    Arunachal Pradesh becomes India’s First State to obtain Organic Certification for Kiwi

    The kiwi fruit of Arunachal Pradesh has already attained commercial identity in the national as well as international markets

    Border Row: Mizoram blames Assam for Transgressions

    Mizoram govt said due to road blockade organized by Assam at the entry points, entry of essential commodities has been stopped

    Over 100 Rice Laden Trucks of FCI Went Missing!

    At least 111 rice laden trucks rice meant for Arunachal Pradesh went missing. They had never reached their destination

    CM moves PM over Assam Mizoram border dispute

    Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal telephoned his Mizoram counterpart Zoramthanga and talked to him about the incident that took place at the border

    NIA files charge sheet against 12 people, including 9 Bangladeshi nationals in human trafficking case

    Ruhul Amin Dhali and 10 other arrested accused had illegally entered India in 1980s and established a prostitution racket in various parts of India

    Assam-Mizoram tension: Suklabaidya rushed to violence-hit Cachar village

    There was a group of around 10-12 people from Mizoram side who allegedly torched houses and stalls in Assam village

    Tension continues in Assam-Mizoram Border: Houses Torched

    Locals claimed that the miscreants from Mizoram have installed several gates in Hailakandi and Cachar

    BREAKING: Common Cadre for Arunachal Pradesh Police approved

    Arunachal Pradesh DGP said that the move would be very helpful in streamlining the police force

    Sikkim: Treks from Uttarey open for tourists; ban withdrawn

    Uttarey is now open for tourists as the local panchayats and stakeholders of Maneybong-Uttarey GPU have withdrawn their earlier ban.

    Arunachal Pradesh Opens for Tourists

    Only pre-booked package tours, done exclusively through local tours operators of Arunachal Pradesh were allowed to operate

    Mizoram to provide full sponsorship to Civil Service aspirants

    Mizoram decided to work with reputed coaching institutes in Delhi to facilitate aspirants to prepare for UPSC exams

    Sikkim Police arrests con man who duped many for SMIMS admission

    Sikkim police Crime Branch nabs con man accused of duping students seats in Sikkim Manipal Institute of Medical Sciences during admissions

    Arunachal Pradesh to get Greenfield Airport at Hollongi

    Airports Authority of India (AAI) has undertaken the work of constructing a Greenfield Airport at Hollongi, 15 Kms from Itanagar.

    Meghalaya government postpones GHADC elections

    In view of the Coronavirus pandemic, Meghalaya Cabinet has decided to postpone the elections to the Garo Hills Autonomous District Council (GHADC).

    Para-gliding in Sikkim to take their wings from Nov 1

    The 50-odd commercial para-gliders of the association are readying to take wings latest by November 1.

    Sikkim: No winter vacation for schools except for those located in high altitude zones

    The Education Department of Sikkim on Saturday has announced that there will be no winter vacation in the state except for high altitude schools.

    Boy with a country-made bullet lodged in his skull successfully operated upon in CRH in Gangtok

    A 16-year-old boy was brought to the emergency reception with complaints of headache, nausea and vomiting and fever since one month. Three months ago he had an accident while trying out a firearm he had designed

    ASCPCR writes to Assam CID to probe into child trafficking in state

    The Commission through its letter addressed to the IGP-CID, has requested to intervene in the matter and take necessary steps to rescue and bring back those trafficked victims to Assam and to arrest the involved at the earliest

    West Sikkim landslide: 2 houses swept away, 3 persons injured, 2 missing

    Three persons have been seriously injured while two went missing after a massive landslide swept two houses in West Sikkim on Friday

    Sikkim: Army expedition flagged off to Mount Khanchengyao

    The expedition team was led by Major Ankit and Captain Sanyam Sharma along with 16 more members from the Army

    Bollywood movie “Noise of Silence” based on Assam’s NRC awaits OTT release

    Inspired by true events, as the poster proclaims, "Noise of Silence", the film is being billed as Bollywood’s first film on the controversial exercise of updating the National Register of Citizens in which lakhs were left out in Assam

    4 destinations ban entry of tourists in Sikkim

    Deflecting from the State Government’s decision to end all restrictions on entry into Sikkim starting October 10, the rural bodies in the state have announced their own counter-decision to restrict entry of tourists

    Meghalaya CM Conrad Sangma announces ex-gratia amount for disaster victims

    Meghalaya chief minister Conrad Sangma has announced ex-gratia amount of Rs 4 lakh each to next kin of recent landslide and flash flood victims in the state

    NEUFC signs Portuguese winger Luis Machado

    Portuguese winger Luis Machado has joined NorthEast United FC ahead of season 7 of the Indian Super League

    Special Train between Kamakhya and Murkongselek from October

    The train will have stoppages at 24 stations during its journey in between Kamakhya and Murkongselek

    UDAN 4.0: Fly from Dibrugarh to Shillong soon

    The aviation ministry has awarded several routes under UDAN 4.0 in line with the Act East Policy of the Central government

    National level woman cricketer killed, 3 missing in Meghalaya landslide

    Nonstop rain since Monday has left a trail of devastation and incidents of landslide across Meghalaya

    Arunachal CM Pema Khandu wishes Bala Devi for upcoming Scottish Women Premier League

    Arunachal Pradesh chief minister Pema Khandu on Saturday wished Manipur’s Bala Devi for her first-ever match with the foreign football club – Scottish Club ‘Rangers FC’

    Meghalaya Legalize Manufacture & Sale of Homemade Fruit Wines

    The Meghalaya Association of Wine Makers (MMAW) was demanding the state government to take necessary steps in the winemaking sector

    Lachung to remain Shut as Sikkim Readies for Tourism

    The Sikkim government has also made Travel Card- a mandatory for all those visiting the state

    NEUFC signs Mauritanian International Khassa Camara

    An active international for his country, Khassa Camara last featured in national colours at the 2019 edition of the African Cup of Nations

    Manipur: CM Biren Singh dropped Three Ministers

    Recently, CM Singh visited New Delhi, where they met several central leaders, including the BJP national president J P Nadda

    NorthEast United FC retain Federico Gallego for ISL 2020-21

    Since his joining the NEUFC ahead of the 2018-19 season, Federico Gallego was among the best players in the league

    Landslide in various parts of Darjeeling, Kalimpong, Sikkim; More rainfall predicted

    Landslide near Eden Hospital OPD has locals worried, while NH 10, which connects Sikkim to rest of India was shut down due to a landslide at 29th Mile

    31-year-old truck driver from Assam shot dead in Dimapur

    A truck driver from Assam has been shot dead in Dimapur, Nagaland in wee hours of Tuesday, police revealed

    Drug-Free Arunachal Pradesh? Police launch App to complain of drug abuse

    Arunachal Pradesh chief minister Pema Khandu had introduced Mukshya Mantri Nasha Mukti Yojana

    NH 10 blocked at 29th mile, Sikkim cut off another part of India

    Incessant rain from last 24 hour had triggered a landslide on the National Highway 10 at 29th mile (West Bengal), the strategic link road connecting Sikkim with the plains of Siliguri

    OPINION

    Method to the Madness

    The breaks can be a mid-day snooze or a workout regime, it can be a good movie hour or reading escapade

    About ‘Coronavirus’ & it’s Recommendations

    There are two domains in the S1 subunit which Coronavirus recognize as a variety of host receptors, leading to the viral attachment

    Communication and ‘Mitigated Speech’ in COVID affected World

    “Mitigated speech” is inherent in communication between subordinates and the superiors, especially in Asian cultures like ours

    Turning Crisis into Opportunity: Kanyaka, Pabhoi Greens way

    Pabhoi Greens also produces around 300 metric tonnes of pure organic vermicompost manure along with neem-based biopesticides

    Many Unanswered Questions Plumed in the Smoke of Baghjan Blaze

    Oil and Petroleum Ministry needs to keenly observe the nexus of corrupt oil officials and insurance companies, where there is suspicion

    Un(law)king Are We?

    As the Government tries to balance the pandemic and functioning of a country in the best way, the citizens need to take their duties seriously

    Nature-Society Relation – a Critical Interrogation

    The recent episodes of Baghjan Oil well fire, coal mining in DihingPatkai Biosphere Reserve, and the proposed extended-reach drilling under DibruSaikhowa National Park unfolds how ‘capitalist globalization’ continuously reproduces the frontiers

    TRENDING

    Assam Police suspend sub-inspector for wearing religious skull cap

    The image shared on social media said that Ali was seen in the attire on November 7 at the Hajo area

    This Diwali, Perk Up Your Home With These Super Easy Rangoli Designs

    Indians love colours and this love for colors is shown through rangolis

    DJ Brahmin held for alleged drugs smuggling

    Assam Police said that the drugs were concealed in a black color music speaker

    Assam: CM visits SOS village, interacts with children on Children’s Day

    The minister also extended greetings to the children and urged them to work hard in life, while distributing fruits and gifts among them.

    “Freedom of Speech”? Artists held for mural on Akhil Gogoi

    Gauhati high court on Thursday has fixed December 8 as the next date of hearing on Akhil Gogoi’s bail plea

    ‘Fate’ of BJP-BPF alliance: Delhi to decide on November 20

    BJP declared the names of 27 constituency in-charges to monitor the BTC election preparations

    Assam: Kamakhya Temple in Guwahati adorned in Gold

    The dome was unveiled during a small ceremony inside the temple premise in view of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.