Monthly Archives: June 2016

Audi eyes smaller cities, Northeast to spur growth

GUWAHATI: Luxury carmaker Audi India today said it is focusing more on tier II and III locations, including the North-East, to tap the growing appetite of customers for premium vehicles. "Luxury enthusiasts in smaller cities are the ones who are ...Read More

Assam: Sonowal orders repair of all roads in Barak Vally in 3 months

GUWAHATI: Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today ordered repairing all roads of Barak Valley within next three months. "Sonowal directed the Public Works Department to fix its line of action and repair all roads of Barak Valley within three months. ...Read More

Assam: Sonowal sets Rs 1,800 cr excise rev target for 2016-17

GUWAHATI: Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal has set the excise revenue collection target at Rs 1,800 crore for 2016-17, a rise of over two fold from the last fiscal. "The Chief Minister fixed the target for excise revenue collection for ...Read More

CPI-M will become extinct under Yechury: Roy

AGARTALA: Senior Trinamool Congress leader Mukul Roy today claimed CPI-M has lost the "status" of a national party and would soon be "extinct" under the leadership of Sitaram Yechuri. "It (CPI-M) is an irrelevant party and it has lost the ...Read More

Meghalaya: SK Jain to head State Police Force

SHILLONG: S K Jain, Special DGP of Meghalaya Police has been given the charge of heading the force and will be taking over as the Meghalaya DGP until a new Police chief is appointed. Meghalaya DGP Rajiv Mehta’s term ended ...Read More

BJP chief’s son marries an 11-year old

Jharkhand BJP chief Tala Marandi’s son Munna Marandi is allegedly wed to an 11-year old minor. The wedding is said to have taken place in Godda, Jharkhand, on June 27. Incidentally, her cousin was asked to marry Munna, but she complained ...Read More

Assam: Another rhino killed, horn missing

GUWAHATI: A one-horned female rhino has been killed in the Orang National Park in Assam. The suspected poachers took away its horn, forest officials said on Thursday. "The carcass of a female rhino was recovered on Thursday and the horn was ...Read More

Manipur: Hundreds of trucks stranded after landslides

IMPHAL: Hundreds of trucks were stranded in Manipur after heavy rains caused landslides in Tamenglong district, officials said. The trucks are loaded with construction material and consumer items and were coming from West Bengal, Assam and Meghalaya to Manipur. Their movements ...Read More

North East Literary Series: Poetry reading with Lalnunsanga Ralte

Not everyone's cup of tea, as pretty as it might sound. Poetry - a unique genre of writing words using experiences, feelings and perspectives to then transforming them into an art form. Not just meant for the elite, powerful, intellectual or ...Read More
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