Meghalaya: Footfall of Cherry Blossom Festival in Shillong triples!

Meghalaya: Footfall of Cherry Blossom Festival in Shillong triples!

SHILLONG, November 16: This year, the number of people who attended India’s International Cherry Blossom Festival in Meghalaya, tripled as compared to 2016. The festival was held earlier this November from the 8th till the 11th at the scenic Wards Lake, dotted with pink and white cherry blossoms which then concluded at Polo Grounds where local culture, tasted […]

Mizoram: Chakma body welcomes Home Minister’s statement that there are no illegal immigrants in the state

Mizoram: Chakma body welcomes Home Minister’s statement that there are no illegal immigrants in the state

NEW DELHI/AIZAWL, November 16: The Mizoram Chakma Areas Single Administration Demand Committee(MCASADC) today slammed those organizations and their leaders for unnecessarily creating communal hatred against the Chakmas by falsely targeting them as alleged illegal immigrants/ foreigners for vested interests. Mizoram Home Minister R Lalzirliana stated before the Mizoram Assembly on 15 November 2017 that there […]

Assam: Man dies in leopard attack in Guwahati

Assam: Man dies in leopard attack in Guwahati

GUWAHATI, November 16: A 23-year-old person, who was injured in a leopard attack here on Sunday, died today. The man, identified as Anowar Ali was seriously injured as he fought with a leopard at Dhirenpara and saved at least six persons. Ali succumbed to his injuries on Thursday morning. A leopard that came down from […]

Nagaland: 7th Revision of Pay to come into force from January 1

Nagaland: 7th Revision of Pay to come into force from January 1

KOHIMA, November 16: Nagaland Minister for School Education and Parliamentary Affairs Tokheho Yepthomi has informed that as the state government having decided to implement 7th Revision of Pay (RoP) from January 1, 2018, the State would have to pay an additional Rs 882 Crore annually to its employees. Speaking at the Ahuna festival at Padumpukhuri […]

Manipur: 3 Manipur Rifles personnel die in road accident

Manipur: 3 Manipur Rifles personnel die in road accident

IMPHAL, November 16: Three Manipur Rifles personnel died in a road accident when the escort vehicle they were travelling in met with an accident along Tamenglong-Khongsang road near Khongsang, police said today. The deceased were part of the security convoy of Chief Minister N Biren Singh who had gone to Tamenglong district headquarters to inaugurate […]

Assam job scam: Police files charge sheet in APSC cash-for-job scam

Assam job scam: Police files charge sheet in APSC cash-for-job scam

GUWAHATI, November 16: Assam Police has filed a chargesheet against the former Assam Public Service Commission (APSC) chairman Rakesh Kumar Paul and other members in connection with the cash-for-job scam. “We are investigating the Assam Public Service Commission scam. The chargesheet has been filed against a few members and the Chairman of the commission. Three […]

Tripura: Dead body found after a month

Tripura: Dead body found after a month

Agartala Nov 15,2017: A dead body of a man who went disappeared a month ago was found from inside a well.The deceased has been identified as Surjoyman Halam hailing from Joynagar village,North Tripura. It was informed by the locals that the man mysteriously disappeared during Kali Puja. Police informed that the body was found headless […]