Daily Archives: 3 January

Woman dies and few injured as quake hits northeast India

Agartala/Guwahati/Shillong, Jan 3: A woman was killed and some others were injured in Tripura when a 5.7-magnitude earthquake hit India's northeastern region and Bangladesh on Tuesday. There was no report of any major damage from other states, officials said. Kamalini Kanda, ...Read More

Manipur CM in country’s capital to share state’s concerns with President

New Delhi, Jan 3: Manipur Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh and the state Congress legislators reached Delhi on Tuesday to meet President Pranab Mukherjee over the ongoing tensions, caused due to the economic blockade by Naga groups. The blockade started soon ...Read More

Meghalaya: How is this road complete? Completion report angers masses

Tura, Dec 3: Angered at the completion report of the Agia – Medhipara – Phulbari – Tura (AMPT) road being submitted despite the road being a nightmare, residents of Phulbari in West Garo Hills have sought answers from the PWD ...Read More

Marvelene Trafficking Case: NGOs to stage a rally on Jan 11, Julius’s arrest, HM’s removal on the list of demands

SHILLONG, Jan 3: As the Marvelene Trafficking case unfolds, a Pandora box of illegal activities has started to reflect the current state of affairs as far as flesh trade is concerned in the state of Meghalaya, a connection which involves ...Read More

Meghalaya: Don Bosco Museum gets over 1 lakh visitors in 2016; to continue promoting Northeast’s Tourism

SHILLONG: One of top museums in India and Asia, the Don Bosco Centre for Indigenous Cultures (DBCIC) in Shillong has experienced an increase of over 3000 visitors last year as compared to 2015. The musuem which is located at Mawlai ...Read More

Earthquake update: Tremor causes cracks on walls of few govt quarters and houses in Tripura

AGARTALA: The first earthquake in 2017 measuring 5.7 on the richter scale which struck Northeast India on Tuesday at around 2.39 pm with its epicentre in Dhalai district of Tripura has instilled a sense of fear amongst the people even as cracks ...Read More

Earthquake update: It’s Tripura in 2017, Manipur in 2016!

Guwahati: A 5.7 magnitude eathquake, hit Tripura and parts of Northeast India at 2.39 pm. Tremors were felt across the region. However no loss or damage reported till now. This is the first earthquake reported from the region in 2017 The tremor with a ...Read More

Northeast greets its first earthquake of 5.7 on the richter scale for 2017!

Northeast India greeted its first earth tremors on January 3, 2017 at around 2: 39 pm when an earthquake measuring 5.7 on the richter Scale was gradually followed by a jerky movement that lasted only a few seconds. The tremor with a depth of ...Read More

AFSPA extended for another 6 months in Nagaland

The controversial Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) has been extended for another six months in Nagaland, an official said on Tuesday. "The Union Home Ministry in a notification on December 30, extended the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act 1958, ...Read More