Category Archives: States

Meghalaya: KHNAM welcomes regional front to take on Congress

By Lamphrang Nongspung Shillong, May 25, 2017: The Khun Hynniewtrep Movement (KHNAM) has welcomed the move for a united regional party front in the State to take on the Congress in the upcoming 2018 Assembly poll. "We welcome the move ...Read More

Meghalaya: Shillong celebrates Dylan’s 76th Birthday!

SHILLONG; May 24: It's that time of the year again when Shillong remembers the 'Tambourine Man'. For the 46th consecutive year, Shillong today celebrated legendary American singer Bob Dylan's birthday as he turned 76. Bob Dylan an American poetic songwriter, singer, ...Read More

Local holiday declared in three districts of Assam for PM Modi’s visit

Guwahati, May 24: The Assam government has declared local holiday on May 26 on the occasion of inaugural function of Dhola-Sadiya bridge at Tinsukia district and laying of foundation stone of Indian Agricultural Research Institute at Gogamukh, Dhemaji by Prime ...Read More

Nagaland CM’s son resigns from Assembly to pave way for father’s election as MLA!

May 24, 2017: Nagaland chief minister Shurhozelie Liezietsu’s son Khreihu Liezietsu resigned from his assembly seat on Wednesday to make way for his father’s election as an MLA. The 81-year-old Naga People’s Front president had assumed office in February after his ...Read More

Manipur: Daily wage-earner ranked fourth in class XII exams

Imphal, May 24: Thounaojam Loyangamba Meitei was washing stone chips at a construction site when he found out that he had come fourth in Manipur’s class XII commerce stream examinations. The part-time daily wage earner, who aspired to become a ...Read More

Meghalaya Aquaculture Mission a fishy affair; State still thrives on Andhra fish!

By Lamphrang Nongspung   SHILLONG, May 24, 2017: Despite Government pumping crores of rupees in the past few years to the State Aquaculture Mission, the association of fish dealers of Khasi and Jaintia Hills who import fish from Andhra Pradesh ...Read More

Nagaland: 2 NSCN-K cadres nabbed from Dimapur by Assam Rifles!

DIMAPUR MAY  24: The Assam Rifles apprehended 2 top ranking NSCN (Khaplang) cadres, reportedly involved in extortion, from Dimapur yesterday . According to a release issued by PRO of the Inspector General of Assam Rifles (North) Lt. Col. Amitabh Sharma ...Read More

Assam’s Major Gogoi compared to legendary war hero who fought Mughals

Guwahati, May 24: Many in Assam have equated Major Nitin Leetul Gogoi, who triggered controversy for using a Kashmiri man as ‘human shield’, to a medieval war hero who thwarted the Mughal army’s bid to conquer the region in 1671. ...Read More

Meghalaya: RTI reveals corruption in Water Supply Scheme!

By Lamphrang Nongspung   SHILLONG, May 24, 2017: The Union Ministry of  Drinking Water and Sanitation had earmarked Rs 1.40 crore for the implementation of the Kyndong Wahlang Water Supply Scheme at Kyndong Wahlang village under PHE Sohiong Electrical Sub-Division, ...Read More


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