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Lunglei, the second largest city of Mizoram

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Meghalaya: Chief Minister interacts with surrendered GNLA cadres

TURA: Chief Minister Dr. Mukul Sangma met and interacted with the surrendered GNLA cadres, who are being kept at 2nd MLP Bn Rehabilitation Camp at Goeragre, near Tura on August 14, the eve of Independence Day. The Chief Minister, who ...Read More

National Anthem in a harmony of voices from Northeast India

This version of the National Anthem is distinct for its layered harmony of voices. The search for harmony led Vandana Kohli to the North East, on the recommendation of Arjun Sen, a long-time colleague at work and in music. The North ...Read More

BREAKING: Serial explosions rock Assam

GUWAHATI/TINSUKIA: A series of five bomb explosions by suspected United Liberation Front of Asom-Independent (ULFA-I) militants rocked upper Assam’s Charaido and Tinsukia districts on Monday morning as the state celebrated the country’s 70th Independence Day. There was no casualty or ...Read More

First ‘Arunachal Ratna’ award for slain DSP

ITANAGAR: Arunachal Pradesh government today conferred the first 'Arunachal Ratna' award to Deputy Superintendent of Police Bomto Kamdak posthumously, who lost his life during exchange of fire with criminals in East Kameng district. "The special award instituted on the occasion ...Read More

Two bombs explode at separate places in Manipur

IMPHAL: Two bombs, suspected to be improvised explosive devices (IEDs), were exploded at separate places in the state an hour before the official Independence Day programme started at the Manipur Rifles Parade Ground here, police said. No death or injury ...Read More

Assam’s flood-hit children face uncertain future

JORHAT: The flood waters have started receding in Assam. But it's not good news for the affected children, not yet. Not when they are staring at their wrecked homes, waiting to be re-built; or at their schools which were turned ...Read More

Don’t need lessons on culture, noted Manipuri filmmaker to state governor

IMPHAL: An award-winning Manipuri filmmaker has reacted sharply to the state's governor, V. Shanmuganathan, asking a gathering of the state's intellectuals to write a 100-word piece on culture in return for tea at the Raj Bhawan. Filmmaker Aribam Syam Sharma's ...Read More

Manipur: Bomb blasts, shutdown mars Independence Day

IMPHAL: Three security personnel and two girls were injured as bombs exploded in Manipur on India's Independence Day on Monday, officials said. Most streets in Imphal wore a deserted look after militants called a shutdown, the officials and residents said. ...Read More


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