Assam bandh on March 10 in protest of violence at Silapathar

Assam bandh on March 10 in protest of violence at Silapathar

GUWAHATI, March 9: Normal life came to a standstill in Dibrugarh district as the 12-hour shutdown called by local people got underway on Thursday in protest against the violence that erupted at Silapathar town in Dhemaji District on March 6. Going with events on the ground which is still tense, agitating student union bodies of […]

5 restaurants that Shillong still misses

5 restaurants that Shillong still misses

#ABBA RESTAURANT: The 80s and 90s saw everyone in Shillong head to Abba restaurant, near Malki Point, for its delicious Fried Rice, Chicken Chilli and half-plate Chow. Run by a Chinese family who put their heart and soul into the place, no other Chinese restaurant since has been able to fill the gap left by the […]

Assam CM Sonowal serious on granting ST status to 6 communities

Assam CM Sonowal serious on granting ST status to 6 communities

GUWAHATI, (March 9): Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today said his government is committed to ensure granting of Scheduled Tribe status to six communities in the state. The state government has endorsed the demand of six communities and has urged the Centre for fulfilling their demands, the Chief Minister said while chairing a meeting here. […]

Meghalaya loadshedding to commence? State govt owes Rs 527.07 cr power dues!

Meghalaya loadshedding to commence? State govt owes Rs 527.07 cr power dues!

SHILLONG, March 9: Meghalaya owes Rs 527.07 crore in outstanding dues to the government-owned North Eastern Electric Power Corporation (NEEPCO) and other central generating stations till March 2, 2017, Power Minister Sniawbhalang Dhar told the state assembly on Thursday. “Meghalaya Power Distribution Company Limited (MePDCL) is clearing the current power purchase bills every month but […]