Mizoram: State Government to hold 4th round peace talks with HPC

Mizoram: State Government to hold 4th round peace talks with HPC

Aizawl, April 10: The fourth round of peace talks between Mizoram government and the Hmar People’s Convention (Democratic) militants is scheduled to be held on April 21, a senior state Home department official said today. The official informed that the parleys were expected to revolve around giving more autonomy to the Sinlung Hill Development Council […]

Assam: Plastic egg rumours alert Guwahati Municipal Corporation after Tripura!

Assam: Plastic egg rumours alert Guwahati Municipal Corporation after Tripura!

GUWAHATI, April 10 – Amid rumours that gripped Kolkata and other markets in West Bengal,  Agartala Municipal Corporation recently launched a drive against reported selling of ‘plastic eggs’ in the markets of Agartala.  Following reports from other parts of the State about alleged penetration of ‘plastic eggs’ in the market, the Kamrup Metro district administration has […]

Fighting Racism: NE Students’ bodies stand in solidarity with African nationals in India

Fighting Racism: NE Students’ bodies stand in solidarity with African nationals in India

DIMAPUR, April 11: The assault on African nationals in India recently has raised many an eyebrows even as citizens condemn the prejudice mindset of few individuals living in the capital city. In light of the attack in Greater Noida recently, as many as 23 Northeast students’ unions extended solidarity with the people of African origin living in India […]

VIDEO: This Nepali version of ‘Namami Brahmaputra’ theme song will make your day!

VIDEO: This Nepali version of ‘Namami Brahmaputra’ theme song will make your day!

April, 11, 2017: While the theme song of Namami Brahmaputra, both Assamese and Hindi created waves across the nation, a bunch of talented Nepali youth have tried their luck at the Nepali version of the song. At the vocals is Debashis Sarma, the guitarist is Himangshu Sharma and the song has been translated by Bhargav […]

Assam: Ticketless passengers to face torment; Flying ticket squad all set to drive them away

Assam: Ticketless passengers to face  torment; Flying ticket squad all set to drive them away

GUWAHATI, APRIL 11 2017: The NF Railway has earned Rs 36.12 crore from 5.71 lakh ticketless passengers in the 2016-17 fiscal year, said an official press statement on Monday.  Compared to the previous year, the percentage of money collected has increased up to 22.79%. In 2015-16, the NFR collected Rs 30 crore. To discourage ticketless […]

AASU Office Attack: Meghalaya Activists condemn arrest of Assam IPS Officer, Dr R Rajamarthandan

AASU Office Attack: Meghalaya Activists condemn arrest of Assam IPS Officer, Dr R Rajamarthandan

SHILLONG, April 11: The arrest of IPS Officer Dr R Rajamarthandan, serving in Assam, for giving replies to an RTI within 48 hours has invited criticisms from various quarters.  Interestingly, Rajamarthandan’s arrest also created ripple impact in Meghalaya as NGOs come out to express their discontentment over the recent turn of events even as they hailed the police […]