Assam to be 1st state in India to roll out Amphibious Aircraft

Assam to be 1st state in India to roll out Amphibious Aircraft

Guwahati, October 5, 2017: Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today claimed that the state would be the first in the country to put amphibious aircraft into service which will lead to increased connectivity with the North East region. “When the aircraft is introduced it will revolutionize connectivity with the region and lead to speedy development […]

MIZORAM | Retired IAS officer Robert Hrangdawla arrested for trafficking drugs to Myanmar

MIZORAM | Retired IAS officer Robert Hrangdawla arrested for trafficking drugs to Myanmar

October 5, 2017: Mizoram’s former Chief Information Commissioner (CIC) Robert Hrangdawla was arrested on Wednesday for allegedly trafficking decongestant drug Pseudoephedrine to Myanmar, district court sources said. The retired Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer was arrested by the State Health Department’s Food and Drugs Administration (FDA) officials and produced before the court of the Aizawl […]

Northeast India on alert as Rohingyas arrested from various parts of the region

Northeast India on alert as Rohingyas arrested from various parts of the region

AIZAWL/GUWAHATI, October 5, 2017: In a bid to curb infiltration of refugees and trespassing, Assam Police sounded a high alert across the state, especially in districts bordering Bangladesh, on Wednesday. The move comes after the arrest of three Indian touts from Sonapura in Tripura on Tuesday, who had helped Rohingya refugees gain illegal entry into the state. Meanwhile, the Mizoram […]

Northeast India receives 1st cancer detector isotope machine in Assam

Northeast India receives 1st cancer detector isotope machine in Assam

GUWAHATI, October 5, 2017: The only state government-owned state-of-the art cyclotron machine in the country, which is installed at the cancer hospital at the Gauhati Medical College Hopsital (GMCH), is expected to begin production of the cancer-detecting radioactive isotope flurodeoxyglucose (FDG) by the end of this year. FDG isotopes are injected into a patient’s body to detect cancer hotspots. […]