A 17-year-old teenager in Kannur has given birth to a baby after being allegedly raped by a priest in a church. The accussed father has been arrested. The incident came to light after the police was informed by childline activists following an anonymous complaint that a girl gave birth last week. Childline is a telephone […]
Blast from the Past: Reconnecting with ‘Afflatus’, One of India’s first all girl Rock Band from Shillong!
From being one of the first ‘All Girl Rock Band from India’ to saving lives through their music, Afflatus broke barriers when the band was at the crest of the Rock Scene in India ever since they decided to jump on to the MTV Campus Rock Idols competition in 2004. This catapulted them to the […]
In a tragic incident on February 28 at around 2.15 pm a person named Kyntiewdor Wahlang, aged about 35 years who was officiating as DEO cum typist in the office of the Executive Engineer PWD Roads, Mairang Division passed away due to drowning in Mawphanlur Lake. He was part of a group of 30 people […]
Imphal: The United Naga Council (UNC), which has been continuing a blockade in two national highways in Manipur since November 1, has said it would oppose Congress in the assembly election to be held on March 4 and 8. The UNC would oppose Chief Minister O Ibobi Singh and his party, Congress, in the polls […]
Sonitpur : Seeing light is a big time dream for the 400-odd families of New Jamuguri and Old Jamuguri villages in Assam’s Sonitpur district. These villages are under the cover of dark with the Dhalaguri Panchayat in Barchalla Assembly constituency not having seen an electric bulb glow for the past 10 years. The situation continues though […]
Meghalaya: From ‘Rat-hole mining’ in Jaintia Hills to Pakistan’s ‘Little Terrorist’, Shillong to witness films of international acclaim!
Shillong, Feb 28 : Nineteen award winning films of the Mumbai International Film Festival (MIFF) will be screened here in Meghalaya, said an official on Tuesday. The objective is to encourage local filmmakers and producers from the region to take their projects on the national and international stage. The film festival, which would be held from […]
Agartala: Banking services were badly affected in the Left-ruled Tripura on Tuesday as most of the major banks remained closed due to a nation-wide employees’ strike. The striking employees were protesting the “anti-people banking reforms’ and demanding for compensation to employees for extra work done on account of demonetisation of high value currencies since November […]
Manipur, 28 Feb: Tensions arise ahead of the Manipur, March 4th and 8th polls when a bomb was recovered and diffused in Imphal today; just hours ahead of Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi’s election rally. According to police forces, the explosive was planted in Khongman Bashikhong Turel Mapal area in Imphal East district, just outside […]
Guwahati : Former Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi today appealed to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to make the clauses of the August 2015 framework agreement between the Centre and the NSCN (I-M) This comes in at a time when PM Modi re-instated that the agreement has not compromised the territorial integrity of any state. Modi had […]