Daily Archives: 2 January

Meghalaya: Jowai DC bids adieu to West Jaintia Hills ; R Rapthap to step in!

Deputy Commissioner of Jowai, Meghalaya, Arun Kumar Kambhavi on Monday officially made an announcement on his facebook page with a heavy heart that he had been transferred as Deputy Commissioner of West Khasi Hills District and that  R Rapthap will take ...Read More

Arunachal Pradesh: Pema Khandu sacks five Parliamentary Secretaries

ITANAGAR: After dropping of three Cabinet Ministers from his council of ministry, Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu dropped five Parliamentary Secretaries from their posts. The dropped Parliamentary Secretaries were, Muchu Mithi (PWD), Markio Tado (Food and Supplies), Tirong Aboh (Geology ...Read More

Climate change impact in NE India! Garo Hills experiences less chilly weather this winter

The global climate change impact seems to have an impact in Shillong and other parts of the regions as well and this is evident from the temperature that refused to go down below 5 degrees celsius in 2016. Usually, during ...Read More

Marvelene’s Trafficking Case: Police slaps POSCO Act on Militant turned politician, Julius Dorphang!

SHILLONG: An independent legislator in Meghalaya was today booked by police for his alleged role in sexually exploiting a 14-year-old girl, a police official said. "We have registered a case under Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act against ...Read More

Nagaland: Former Nagaland Minister and president of NPCC KV Pusa passes away

Former Nagaland minister and former president of Pradesh Congress Committee (NPCC) K V Pusa died on Monday following a brief illness. Pusa, who was the sitting member of All India Congress Committee, had served as the Nagaland Minister for Veterinary ...Read More

Irom Sharmila vows to repeal draconian AFSPA in Manipur elections

IMPHAL: Irom Sharmila, who fasted for 16 years to demand the repeal of Afspa, formally announced she will take on Manipur Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh in assembly polls. Sharmila ended her fast against the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act ...Read More

Assam: 2 Guwahati boys initiate to take urban art scenario to new heights!

Graffiti has been gaining recognition from the art world more and more as a legitimate form of art. When most people consider of graffiti, they imagine paintings or a stylized writing of a person's name. While paintings are probably the ...Read More

Meghalaya: Angry MTC workers set a 14-day deadline for payment of their 3-months salary

SHILLONG: Angered over the non-payment of salary for the past many months, the Meghalaya Transport Corporation Workers’ Union (MTCWU) has decided to intensify their stir by calling for a pen down strike on Tuesday and Wednesday and a full-fledged strike ...Read More

Tripura: Gymnast Dipa Karmakar gets Rs. 25 lakh against BMW

AGARTALA: The Hyderabad District Badminton Association gave a cheque of Rs 25 lakh to Dipa Karmakar, the first female Indian gymnast who performed in Rio Olympics, in exchange of the BMW that was presented to her in recognition of her brilliant ...Read More