Daily Archives: 5 January

The legend behind the world’s smallest inhabited island in Assam

Not very far from Guwahati city but not too close either, perched on the gigantic Brahmaputra river, is the island of Umananda. It is the smallest inhabited river island in the world and is one with unusual stories beginning with ...Read More

66 days chaos in Manipur as blockade chokes all lifeline

The economic blockade imposed by the United Naga Council (UNC) entered the 66th day and continued inspite of the announcement of poll dates for Manipur by the Election Commission of India (ECI). There was complete chaos and clashes in the ...Read More

Assam: Crusader against ‘Man-elephant conflict’ gains due recognition!

Man elephant conflict has been a serious and prolonged  issue  that has been haunting the entire country, resulting in deaths and loss of property and resources. Initially, the matter was not given prior importance but as with years when the ...Read More

Former Manipur Minister & NEC member, Prof. Gangmumei Kamei passes away

IMPHAL: Former Manipur Minister and member of the North Eastern Council (NEC), Professor Gangmumei Kamei passed away at his residence in Imphal at around 8.15 am on January 5 at the age 77 years. Professor Kamei was born in Imphal, Manipur ...Read More

Northeast India has been Bollywood’s Favorite for long and here’s why!

  The shooting of “Rangoon” did create wholesale buzz and ripples across the sections of Bollywood fans in the North-east of India. But, fact remains that, Bollywood had long chosen North-East to be the central locale of its story-telling. Many ...Read More

Assam: Elderly man faints in bank queue, dies

GUWAHATI: An elderly person died while waiting in a queue at the State Bank of India's Dabaka branch, police said. A police officer said the person had been standing in the queue for almost the entire day to withdraw money ...Read More

Polls in 5 states from Feb 4; Major trial for ruling BJP and PM’s popularity post demonetisation!

New Delhi, Jan 4: Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Punjab, Manipur and Goa will elect new governments in staggered polls from February 4 to March 8 in the biggest popularity test since the Lok Sabha polls of 2014. The results from all ...Read More

Telangana, Assam join Uday discom debt scheme

Guwahati, Jan 5: With Telangana and Assam joining the central government's Ujwal Discom Assurance Yojna (UDAY) and Tamil Nadu coming on board next week, over 90 per cent of the debt of state electricity distribution companies will be covered by ...Read More

Meghalaya:Non-bailable warrant against Meghalaya legislator in rape case

Shillong, Jan 5: A court in Meghalaya on Wednesday issued non-bailable warrant against Independent legislator, Julius Dorphang, who has been accused of raping 14-year-old girl. Dorphang, a former rebel leader of the outlawed Hynniewtrep National Liberation Council and now supporting the ...Read More