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    NEUFC ropes in Jamaican forward Deshorn Brown

    Deshorn Brown has made the move having scored seven goals in 20 appearances for Bengaluru since joining the Indian Super League club in 2020.

    Meghalaya: Cabinet approves online gaming to generate revenue

    The views of the law department and finance department had been sought and both have given their approval.

    BREAKING: 10 Rohingyas held while traveling from Agartala

    They crossed over to India on Sunday from Comilla on the Bangladesh side to Sonamura on the Indian side

    NEUFC sacks head coach Gerard Nus

    Khalid Jamil has been appointed as the new interim head coach for the remainder of the current season

    MORE TOP STORIES

    Sikkim: Mountaineer Shanti Rai scales Mt Ama Dablum

    Shanti Rai, an instructor of Chemchey, who is also a reputed mountaineer from Sikkim, is the lone mountaineer representing the country for the expedition.

    SC suggests Nagaland Lokayukta to resign

    The Nagaland government had sought removal of the Lokayukta, alleging various acts of bad taste

    WATCH: Nagaland Villagers Pull Out A Truck From Gorge with Ropes? All Details Here

    With no machinery available to drag the truck out, the villagers decided to use their determination and strength to do the job

    BREAKING: Dzukou wildfire doused, Damage assessment soon

    Forest officials and volunteers would remain stationed at the base camp to keep a watch on the situation for the next few days

    Arunachal girl alleges sexual misconduct at ISBT in Guwahati

    The incident occurred at ISBT in Guwahati, where Chello Meme who hailed from Arunachal accused a man of trying to have inappropriate conduct with her.

    Dzukou wildfire under control but operations to continue

    The IAF choppers will continue dropping essential supplies for the ground teams at the base camp, conducting aerial surveys and undertaking Bambi Bucket operations

    Sikkim: Young footballer Reeya Lepcha passes away

    The 15-year-old footballer was diagnosed with a brain tumour and the first surgery was conducted on October 28, 2020.

    Arunachal signs MoU with Assam Agri University for GI tag of Khamti

    The GI tag for quality assurance, packaging, branding needs to be promoted for exportable commodities

    Dzukou Wildfire: Additional Firefighting Equipment and NDRF Personal Airlifted

    One NDRF assistant sub-inspector N Binoy Meetei from Manipur who was engaged in the firefighting operations in the valley died too

    Justice JK Maheswari sworn as Chief Justice of Sikkim High Court

    The Collegiums’ proposal to have the Chief Justices of Andhra Pradesh High Court and Sikkim High Court switch places has been greenlit by the central Government

    NDRF official engaged in Dzukou Valley operation dies: Fresh fire erupts in Nagaland side

    The NDRF has so far deployed seven teams to fight the fire, of which three teams are in Nagaland

    Dzukou Wildfire: Firefighting Continues Even After One Week

    IAF choppers have made at least 56 sorties were done till Monday evening and some 75000 litres of water were dropped

    Milind Soman and Ankita Konwar ran from Guwahati to Cherrapunji to end 2020

    After the run, the couple also went on a small trek to the iconic double-decker living root bridge in Nongriat kick start the year

    Dzukou Wildfire: NDRF team airlifted; Firefighting continued

    Manipur chief minister N Biren Singh after taking an aerial survey of the valley sought the Centre’s help to control the wildfire

    PM Modi laid foundation for lighthouse projects in Agartala

    This project will take place at Akhaura Gol Chakkar for the economically weaker sections

    Arunachal Pradesh: CM Khandu donates for Ram Janmabhoomi

    With Khandu’s contribution, Arunachal Pradesh began to collect donations for the construction of the Ram mandir on Thursday

    BREAKING: MHA declares entire Nagaland a ‘Disturbed Area’ under AFSPA

    Naga peace process met with a deadlock after NSCN-IM started pressing for a separate flag and Constitution for the state

    NE’s first Sports School to start in Meghalaya this January

    These schools provide education to children of its soldiers and also the local population

    Arunachal: CM Khandu releases e-calendar

    The newly launched e-calendar will serve as a guidebook for tourists as they will be able to access vital information regarding various events held in the state.

    Arunachal: 1000-yr-old Monpa Handmade Paper Industry brought alive

    The 1000-year old heritage art – the Monpa Handmade Paper of Arunachal Pradesh – which was driven to the extinction, has come to life once again

    New Coronavirus: Meghalaya Bans Entry of British Tourists

    All those who have entered Meghalaya from the U.K. in the past four weeks were requested to self-monitor for development of symptoms

    Darjeeling toy trains to welcome passengers from Christmas

    Three daily services of the Joy Ride train will run between Darjeeling to Ghum and back to Darjeeling.

    BREAKING: Niki Sumi led NSCN-K Declares Ceasefire

    The NSCN-K had signed a ceasefire with the Centre in 2001 but later unilaterally abrogated it in 2015

    Centre approves Mawshynrut to Hahim road project

    A sum amount of Rs 99.76 Crores has been sanctioned for the construction of the 37 Km long highway connecting Meghalaya and Assam.

    13 Rohingyas held in Assam

    Police have also seized both Indian and Bangladeshi currencies amounting to Rs 4000 and fake Bangladeshi aadhar cards

    Sikkim: Ama Dablam Expedition Begins

    Shanti Rai, an instructor of Chemchey, South Sikkim, is the lone mountaineer representing the country for the expedition.

    Arunachal: 2 OIL employees abducted from site in Changlang

    Around 15 armed miscreants abducted the two persons from the drilling site. The incident took place around 6:30 in the evening.

    Shillong-New Delhi direct flight service inaugurated

    Meghalaya transport minister Snoawbhalang Dhar flew from Delhi to Umroi airport in Shillong in the inaugural direct flight.

    Tripura Student Open LED Bulb Factory: Gives Jobs to Those Who Lost Jobs in Pandemic

    It all started when he ran into a problem with a dysfunctional LED bulb at his home in March

    Meghalaya reopens for tourism on Dec 21

    Travelers, however, will have to adhere to a host of guidelines and health protocols to visit the ‘land of Clouds’.

    BREAKING: Four Army Jawans Died in Accident near Indo-China Border

    The vehicle carrying the army personnel fell down from the cliff after it skidded off the road due to snow

    Naga Peace Marcher Allegedly Beaten Up for Carrying National Flag

    Carrying the national flag in one hand and the Naga flag on his back, Mashungmi began walking from Dimapur on December 8

    Interstate Border Dispute: Assam to Upgrade 50 BOPs

    Senior officers of the Home, Border Protection and Development Department apprised the CM of the prevailing condition along the border areas

    Sikkim: Half-burnt woman body found; suspected murder

    During investigation, the deceased was identified as Kamala Limboo, a resident of Toyang Busty who was reportedly missing for past few days.

    India-Bangladesh reopens Chilahati-Haldibari rail link after 55 years

    The rail link was cut off during the 1965 India-Pakistan war. This rail link was part of the broad gauge main route from Kolkata to Siliguri.

    Over 250 Jews from Manipur, Mizoram Immigrated to Israel

    The Menashe tribe is one of the ten tribes pushed into exile by the Assyrians some 2700 years ago

    CM Sonowal ‘Failed’ Assam: Lurinjyoti Gogoi joins AJP

    Arunachal Pradesh, Mizoram and Manipur stand fully excluded from the ambit of the CAA

    Five NE states have no gap in revenue on account of GST implementation

    So far, an amount of Rs.42,000 crore has been borrowed by the Central government through the special borrowing window

    Night Curfew in Meghalaya Continues

    Daily the curfew will be in force between 10 PM to 5 AM

    Topcem Cement rubbishes news of appointing Bangladeshi diplomat’s wife

    It added that the brand is committed towards the locals and would always give preference to any eligible locals for any kind of recruitment

    Over 2,300 uncovered villages in Arunachal, Assam to get 4G ready by 2022

    The project envisages providing mobile coverage to 2,374 uncovered villages, 1683 in Arunachal Pradesh and 691 in two districts of Assam

    Solve border disputes with Mizoram, Meghalaya & Arunachal Pradesh: PIL seeks GHC intervention

    Assam Mizoram border dispute flared up on October 9 after a farm hut and plantations were damaged on the disputed land near

    Meghalaya CM Sangma tests positive for COVID-19; under home isolation

    Urging the people who came in contact with him to watch on their health, the CM said he is under home isolation.

    Drugs worth Rs 165 Cr seized in Manipur

    At least six persons including two Myanmar nationals were arrested by the forces in connection worth the case

    Shillong bypass closure: Goods supply and transportation hit badly

    Meghalaya chief minister Conrad Sangma discussed the issues related to the Umiam bypass bridge

    Manipur director’s ‘I Rise’ wins best documentary at Mumbai Film Festival

    Manipur based director Boron Thokchom’s documentary ‘I Rise’ has bagged the award in the Best Documentary category at Mumbai Film Festival.

    Meghalaya government to re-open tourism from December 21

    After almost 9 months of restrictions on the tourist entry in Meghalaya, government has decided to reopen tourism starting December 21, 2020.

    Meghalaya Police ‘harassed’ SC lawyer Upamanyu Hazarika’s family: Probe Demanded

    Police alleged Hazarika of circulating a ‘controversial’ document on social media having allegations of illegal nexus between the ‘Mining Mafia’ and elected officials

    IN PHOTOS: Snowfall wraps Tsomgo lake area in white blanket

    Tourists, who braved the early morning chill to get the view, were in for a treat, as it started to snow in the Tsomgo lake area

    Lower Subansiri project along Assam-Arunachal border to commission by March 2022

    The cost of the project has escalated to Rs 20,000 crore from the previous estimate of Rs 6,900 crore because of prolonged delay.

    Mizoram enters into the solar map of India

    The SPV power plant is spread over 5 acres and has 5,340 solar modules and is expected to generate 3 million units annually

    Union Minister lays foundation stone for 15 NH projects of Rs 4.1K cr in Nagaland

    The 15 national highway projects will cover a total distance of 270 kilometers and will be constructed at a cost of Rs 4,127 crore.

    BREAKING: Nathu La Pass opens for tourists

    Though Sikkim had opened up for tourists’ in October, entry to Nathu La Pass was restricted so far in view of the Covid 19 situation

    Over 1500 kg explosive seized in Meghalaya

    A case has been registered under the Explosives Act and other relevant sections and an investigation was on

    Manipur tops the list of 10 best performing police stations in India

    Apart from Manipur, Arunachal Pradesh bagged the 3rd position while Sikkim was listed in 7th position for the year 2020.

    Bridging Gender Gap: Over 30% of PM Kisan Beneficiaries are Women in NE

    Surprisingly, the most dominant agricultural state, Punjab, is figured at the bottom where the women beneficiaries account for the lowest percentage at 0.003%

    Meghalaya: State DGP takes up safety of Khasi villagers in Cachar

    The Hmar People’s Convention – Democratic (HPC-D) had allegedly demanded Rs 8 lakh from the Khasi residents of Cachar district.

    Aizawl records the best air quality amongst Indian cities

    The 24-hour Air Quality Index of the northeast city was recorded at 14 at 4 pm on Sunday

    Mizo girl gets selected for Miss India beauty pageant after overcoming Dyslexia

    The 5.6 feet tall beauty ousted its rival Celina Chakma in on online interview for the national level beauty pageant held on Sunday.

    HIV/AIDS situation in Northeast India alarming: Report

    AIDS-related deaths were estimated to have declined from 2010 to 2019 across the country excluding Manipur, Meghalaya, Arunachal Pradesh, Tripura, Assam

    Assam-Nagaland Border Row: Economic Blockade Resumed

    Border row between Assam and Nagaland began on November 10 following the construction of a temporary structure reportedly by Mokokchung administration within Jorhat Forest Division

    Midalis Lyngdoh: A Woman Farmer who Turned a Meghalaya village-A Kiwi haven

    Visitors now can pluck the exotic Kiwi fruit which until some years ago was imported from New Zealand

    Manipur: Night curfew imposed from 6pm to 4 am till Dec 31

    A night curfew in Manipur had been imposed up to December 31 or until further orders whichever is earlier, an official statement read.

    In Photos: Indian Army averts major fire in remote east Sikkim Village

    The troops quickly formed a human chain from the water point to the incident site and a water bowser was immediately pressed into action.

    Direct flight between Meghalaya and Delhi soon: Sangma

    Previously, Sangma said that the Shillong-Delhi flight was likely to start in November

    Geologists to probe ‘diamond discovery’ in Nagaland

    Images and videos of diamonds being found at Wanching village of Mon district of Nagaland have gone viral on social media

    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 violence

    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

    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

    OPINION

    Opinion: Taking a cue

    The better we cooperate and coordinate, the better we fight the evils in society

    Government must amend India’s Tobacco Control Act

    India has the second-largest number of tobacco users (268 million adults) in the world – of these at least 1.2 million die every year from tobacco-related diseases

    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

    TRENDING

    ‘ST status granted to six communities of Assam’: JP Nadda ‘goof-up’ in Silchar

    The CCTOA has been objecting to the demands of granting ST status to the six communities

    Chinese Pangolin Rescued in City: Two Held

    There is a huge demand for these mammals in China and southeast Asia where pangolin meat is considered a delicacy and a tonic food

    Arunachal girl alleges sexual misconduct at ISBT in Guwahati

    The incident occurred at ISBT in Guwahati, where Chello Meme who hailed from Arunachal accused a man of trying to have inappropriate conduct with her.

    62 Bangladeshis held along Indo-Bangla border since 2019: BSF

    Over 44,645 cattle heads and 47,940 bottles of Phensedyl cough syrup were seized too

    Sports promote peace and positivity in society: CM Sonowal

    The Chief Minister also presented the champions trophy to Prag News which won the final match by defeating Asomiya Pratidin team.

    ‘Save Laika-Dadhia dwellers’: Debabrata Saikia writes to NHRC

    Rehabilitation of these forest villagers – mostly flood-hit – has been a long-pending issue since 1986