Daily Archives: 17 March

Manipur: Giving up fast, marriage plan dissipated Sharmila’s support?

Imphal, March 17 :The roller coaster ride of human rights activist Irom Sharmila Chanu continues after her maiden foray into electoral politics in her native state of Manipur proved a damp squib. An ordinary girl staying in state capital Imphal, ...Read More

Meghalaya: Pertinent issues dominate house on 11th day of budget Session

SHILLONG, March 17: The eleventh day of the budget session of the Meghalaya Legislative Assembly on Friday discussed several pertinent issues which included total excise tax revenue, escalation of domestic powers bills, and renovation of national highways among a host of other ...Read More

Assam: Tezpur University and IIT Guwahati ranked among the top 150 institutes in Asia!

Guwahati Mar17: Another laurel has been achieved by Tezpur University and IIT Guwahati as they were ranked among the top 150 institutes in Asia by the Times Higher Education  Asia University Rankings 2017. The Tezpur University attained position between 131-140 ...Read More

Meghalaya: Irregular supply of drinking water is attributed to fund constraints says PHE Minister

SHILLONG, March 17 2017: The state government on Friday has blamed the centre for reducing the funds allocation to smoothly implement the Safe Drinking Water Supply scheme in the state even as it maintained that fund constraints has affected the ...Read More

Manipur: CM Biren Singh seeks Manipur’s titular King’s aid to cement tribal-non tribal issue

Imphal, March 17: Chief Minister N. Biren Singh on Friday called on titular King of Manipur Leishemba Sanajaoba, to seek his help in cementing the relations between the tribals and non-tribals in the state. Sanajaoba assured him of all possible help. ...Read More

Manipur: Himanta says Rahul will be unable to find Manipur on India’s map!

Imphal, March 17: As the Saffron party's magic wand colours Manipur in its own colour, Assam BJP minister Himanta Biswa Sarma has said that they are confident of winning 19 seats out of 24 from the northeast in the 2019 ...Read More

Assam: Husband sets wife ablaze over family argument!

GuwahatiMar 17: In a gruesome incident, a woman suffered serious burn injuries after she was set ablaze by her husband at Hafiz Nagar of Ulubari in Guwahati Friday afternoon. Locales alleged that the accused identified as an Assam Rifles jawan, ...Read More

Manipur: Manipur Regiment in army may solve unemployment issues, says new CM

Former BSF footballer turned journalist turned politician, Nongthombam Biren Singh is BJP’s first chief minister in Manipur and its third in the North-East. Singh, who shifted from Congress to BJP in 2016, spoke to Oinam Sunil from Times of India ...Read More

Railway connectivity remains inadequate in Tripura:MP Jitendra Choudhury

AGARTALA Mar17: Addressing the Lok Sabha on thursday MP Jitendra Choudhury,has sought better railway services for Tripura.  Choudhury said passenger traffic in the railways had become stable in Tripura but connectivity between Agartala and important destinations remained inadequate. He said ...Read More