Earthquake jolts Northeast India for the 2nd time in October!

Earthquake jolts Northeast India for the 2nd time in October!

An earthquake of moderate intensity measuring 3.6 on the Richter scale with a depth of 10 km struck Shillong and adjoining areas at around 4.13 pm on Friday afternoon. As per the Met department, the epicenter of the earthquake was somewhere in  East Khasi Hills District of Meghalaya. Earlier, a 4.7 magnitude earthquake also struck parts […]

Tripura: Five militants escape from Bangladesh camp

Tripura: Five militants escape from Bangladesh camp

AGARTALA: Five militants of the National Liberation Front of Tripura (NLFT) after escaping from their hideout in Bangladesh, have surrendered to the Tripura Police, officials said here on Friday. The guerrillas, led by their self-styled corporal Bisurai Debbarma, 33, surrendered on Thursday night, Tripura Police spokesman Uttam Kumar Bhowmik said. “The tribal extremists fled from […]

NE8x organizes Northeast India’s first online-only startup event

NE8x organizes Northeast India’s first online-only startup event

NE8 Startups, an exclusive acceleration platform for new age startups and rising Entrepreneurs in Northeast India recently hosted the first Online startup event for Northeast India entrepreneurs, via FB Live. NE8x, that organizes independent events under NE8 Startups, organized the NE8x Saturday Edition Online Event using FB LIVE feature that took place Live on Oct […]

Deficient rainfall in Northeast India for second consecutive monsoon

Deficient rainfall in Northeast India for second consecutive monsoon

The mountainous Northeast of India, comprising eight states, has recorded deficient rainfall for the second consecutive monsoon season, and experts have red-flagged rapid urbanisation and deforestation as reasons for the fall in precipitation in the region. According to the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD), the Northeast recorded 89 per cent of the long period average (LPA) […]

Good news for Northeastern Spice Jet travellers

Good news for Northeastern Spice Jet travellers

In line with the Indian government’s policy of extending air connectivity to remote parts of the country, especially states in the northeast, SpiceJet has now commenced new services linking Aizawl, the capital of Mizoram, with Kolkata and Guwahati. Both routes offer onward connections to and from Delhi. “Our new direct flights from Aizawl… reflect our […]

Tripura: Five NLFT militants surrender in Agartala

Tripura: Five NLFT militants surrender in Agartala

AGARTALA: Five outlawed National Liberation Front of Tripura (NLFT) cadres surrendered to security forces in Agartala. During the surrender ceremony, they deposited wireless communication device and some documents. It was carried out with the joint initiative of the G-Coy of 7th Battalion Border Security Forces (BSF) and the 13th Battalion Tripura State Rifles (TSR). ALSO […]