Monthly Archives: May 2016

Master plan for BSNL Super Highway in Assam this year

GUWAHATI: A master plan will be provided for 200 Gbps Super Highway, the state-of-the-art optical fibre cable to connect Guwahati to several places parallely during this financial year. An intermediate plan was also in place to provide incremental growth broadband ...Read More

Huge tax evasion due to smuggling of foreign-made cigarettes

AIZAWL: Mizoram Chief Minister Lal Thanhawla today said huge tax evasion was suspected due to the smuggling of foreign-made cigarettes to Mizoram and immediate action was required to put an end to it. Addressing a function here on World No ...Read More

Manipur first state in NE region to take up EFT

IMPHAL: Manipur became the first state in the entire Northeast to introduce Electronic Fund Transfer for government payments in a big way. According to a press release issued today by the Directorate of Information and Public, the EFT would be ...Read More

Lotha, Rengma Hohos calls for NH-2 bandh

The Lotha Hoho and Rengma Hoho have called for a total bandh of National Highway 2 from June 10 onwards. A joint statement from Rengma Hoho president, Kenyuseng Tep and Lotha Hoho chairman, Mhao Humstsoe said the bandh is being ...Read More

Assam: Free education from Cotton College for HSLC topper

GUWAHATI: In a bid to encourage and motivate hard working students, Education Minister of Assam, Himanta Biswa Sarma announced a cash reward of Rs 5 lakh to HSLC (High School Leaving Certificate) topper Sarfaraz Hussain and free higher education from ...Read More

Rare and endemic wild citrus fruit found in Manipur

KOLKATA: A rare, endemic and endangered species of wild citrus fruit having medicinal properties which was so far reported only from Meghalaya, has now been found in a remote village of Manipur. A team of field biologists and researchers of ...Read More

Congress, BJP set for June 2 face-off in Imphal civic polls

IMPHAL: After the BJP's electoral victory in Assam, the party rank and file are all set to take on the Congress in the June 2 elections for 27 Imphal Municipal Corporation wards spread over Imphal East and Imphal West districts. ...Read More

On to Peace of Mizoram

Mizoram was beyond the reach of Indian Civilization till it was annexed to British India in 1895. Even on the eve of Indian Independence, the people had a strong apprehension of assimilation and exploitation by the majority communities. The MNF ...Read More

Assamese women’s entrepreneurial spirit gets a boost

GUWAHATI: The women folk of Guwahati can now get a platform for showcasing their skills and entrepreneurial talents as the The Indian Institute of Entrepreneurs, based in Guwahati,has been organizing various courses for entrepreneur development in the North East. A ...Read More