Centre assured SC to look into problems of transgenders in Aadhaar-Pan linking

Centre assured SC to look into problems of transgenders in Aadhaar-Pan linking

NORTHEAST | March 20, 2018: The Centre on Monday assured the Supreme Court that it will look into the problems faced by a transgender person in linking Aadhaar number with PAN card. The Centre’s counsel told a three-judge bench headed by Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra that there was no legal impediment to this and it […]

Assam: Complaint filed against Assamese singer for using protected bird in music video

Assam: Complaint filed against Assamese singer for using protected bird in music video

GUWAHATI, March 20, 2018: Wildlife activist and Secretray of Conservation & Research of Bio-Diversity and Environment (CORBIE) NGO, Nabajyoti Barman has lodged a complaint to The Assistant Director, Wildlife Crime Control Bureau, against the producer of the Assamese song ‘Jonbil’, Simanta Sekhar and Ragini Katuri Priya, for using a ‘Parakeet’ in the video. The complainant […]

Here’s how to port your Aircel network to another telecom operator

Here’s how to port your Aircel network to another telecom operator

NORTHEAST | March 20, 2018 As Aircel files for bankruptcy, telecom regulatory body TRAI has issued a directive asking the company to generate Unique Port Code (UPC) to facilitate mobile number portability (MNP). Notably, the company has already shut down its services in Gujarat, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra and Uttar Pradesh (West) with other licensed […]

Nagaland: NIA stumbles upon evidence of Zeliang’s involvement in terror funding case

Nagaland: NIA stumbles upon evidence of Zeliang’s involvement in terror funding case

Kohima | March 19, 2018 Beleaguered former chief minister and senior NPF leader, T.R. Zeliang seems to be heading towards a fresh round of trouble after revelations that National Investigation Agency (NIA) has stumbled upon documentary evidence indicating his involvement in a terror funding case, according to a report in The Asian Age. The newspaper […]

5 facts to know about Manipur’s Cheiraoba festival

5 facts to know about Manipur’s Cheiraoba festival

Northeast India | 2018 Here are five facts that you must know about Sajibu Cheiraoba festival of Manipur: #1. Manipur’s festival Sajibu Nongma Panba also called Meetei Cheiraoba or Sajibu Cheiraoba is the lunar new year festival of the people who follow the sanamahism religion. The word ‘Sajibu Nongma Panba’ is derived from Manipuri word, ‘Sajibu’ meaning the first month of the year which […]