Audi eyes smaller cities, Northeast to spur growth

Audi eyes smaller cities, Northeast to spur growth

GUWAHATI: Luxury carmaker Audi India today said it is focusing more on tier II and III locations, including the North-East, to tap the growing appetite of customers for premium vehicles. “Luxury enthusiasts in smaller cities are the ones who are converting into customers…as they are the ones with big pockets. “North-Eastern (region in) India is […]

Assam: Sonowal sets Rs 1,800 cr excise rev target for 2016-17

Assam: Sonowal sets Rs 1,800 cr excise rev target for 2016-17

GUWAHATI: Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal has set the excise revenue collection target at Rs 1,800 crore for 2016-17, a rise of over two fold from the last fiscal. “The Chief Minister fixed the target for excise revenue collection for Rs 1,800 crore for the year 2016-17 as against collection of Rs 800 crore in […]

CPI-M will become extinct under Yechury: Roy

CPI-M will become extinct under Yechury: Roy

AGARTALA: Senior Trinamool Congress leader Mukul Roy today claimed CPI-M has lost the “status” of a national party and would soon be “extinct” under the leadership of Sitaram Yechuri. “It (CPI-M) is an irrelevant party and it has lost the status of a national party now. It has forgotten class struggle and does not raise […]

BJP chief’s son marries an 11-year old

BJP chief’s son marries an 11-year old

Jharkhand BJP chief Tala Marandi’s son Munna Marandi is allegedly wed to an 11-year old minor. The wedding is said to have taken place in Godda, Jharkhand, on June 27. Incidentally, her cousin was asked to marry Munna, but she complained to the police but received no help. However, she and her family succeeded in backing […]

Assam: Another rhino killed, horn missing

Assam: Another rhino killed, horn missing

GUWAHATI: A one-horned female rhino has been killed in the Orang National Park in Assam. The suspected poachers took away its horn, forest officials said on Thursday. “The carcass of a female rhino was recovered on Thursday and the horn was missing,” a forest official said. The poachers seem to have killed the rhino on June […]

Manipur: Hundreds of trucks stranded after landslides

Manipur: Hundreds of trucks stranded after landslides

IMPHAL: Hundreds of trucks were stranded in Manipur after heavy rains caused landslides in Tamenglong district, officials said. The trucks are loaded with construction material and consumer items and were coming from West Bengal, Assam and Meghalaya to Manipur. Their movements have been hit since Wednesday night, the officials said. Trucks going from Imphal to other […]

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