Daily Archives: 5 February

Patanjali seeks more land for expansion from BJP led government in Assam

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GUWAHATI: Yoga guru Baba Ramdev led firm, Patanjali is seeking more land from the BJP led Assam government. The Haridwar-based firm has already been given 150 acres for an Herbal and Mega Food Park in Balipara in Assam. A senior ...Read More

Meghalaya: Youth killed in East Garo Hills as coal truck runs over

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TURA: A coal laden truck bearing (ML-09-A-6370) dashed against one Tata Sumo (ML-07-B-0625) and also fatally ran over one Village Defence Party (VDP) member Nonial G Momin (25) at Darugre in East Garo Hills on February 2. Necessary formalities were ...Read More

Threat of ‘Cyber Terrorism’ looms large in Assam

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GUWAHATI: To counter the growing threat of cyber crime, Assam police has set up at least nine Cyber Investigation Labs (CILs) in the state. Assam DGP Mukesh Sahay said that, it has been decided to counter the cyber threat which ...Read More

Assam: Major fire breaks out in Hojai district, several shops gutted

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GUWAHATI: More than eight shops engulfed in flames after a huge fire broke out at Jurpukhuri area in Lanka town in Hojai district of Assam. Locals said that the fire initially broke out from a hardware store at Jurpukhuri in ...Read More

Facts to know about Chana, the man with the world’s largest family in Mizoram

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MIZORAM, INDIA - JANUARY 30: A family photograph of the Ziona family on January 30, 2011 in Baktawang, Mizoram, India. 

With a total of 181 members, this Indian family residing at Baktawng Village in India's north-east state of Mizoram, is probably the largest in the world. 67-year-old Ziona, who heads the family, lives in a four-storeyed purple mansion with his 39 wives, 94 children and 14 daughter-in-laws and over 40 grandchildren. His mansion called 'Chhuanthar Run', which means 'The House of the New Generation', is the biggest concrete structure in this hilly village of Baktawng, about 80 km from Aizawl, the capital city of Mizoram.  There are more than 100 rooms inside the Ziona mansion.

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Mizoram’s Ziona, believed to head the world’s largest family with 39 wives, 94 children, 14 daughters-in-law and 33 grandchildren, 180 in total and counting celebrated his 72nd birthday at the Baktawng Tlangnuam village in the state’s Serchhip district. Here are facts ...Read More

Meghalaya: UDP youth wing hits back over the Garobadha dacoity in West Garo hills

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TURA: The youth wing of the United Democratic Party (UDP) has called for the state to take immediate steps for the medical expenses of the five victims of the Garobadha dacoity. On Jan 24, a group of about 20 dacoits ...Read More

Nagaland Agitation: Bandh relaxed for people to attend church services

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KOHIMA: The ongoing bandh in Nagaland was relaxed by various tribal organisations to allow people to attend church services in the Christian majority state. The organisations are protesting against the state government for going ahead with the Urban Local Body ...Read More

Meghalaya: Football for Drugs- How Jowai is tackling drug addiction

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With cases of drug abuse on the rise, especially among children, the cases pertaining to drug addiction has caused a menace in the entire Northeast Indian region. While efforts are on to tackle this, merely punishing the drug peddlers and ...Read More

This Northeast Indian boy has become the youngest goal scorer in the history of I league

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Baoringdao Bodo from Haflong, Assam has become the youngest goal scorer in the history of the ongoing I-League season, thereby adding another feather in the list of achievements of Northeast India. Earlier, this record was held by Samuel Lalmuanpuia of ...Read More
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