Daily Archives: 7 April

Meghalaya: ‘State government should decide whether to ban cow slaughter’ says BJP VP Avinash Rai Khanna

SHILLONG, April 7: Former Rajya Sabha member and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) National Vice-President Avinash Rai Khanna on said that the state government should decide whether to ban cow slaughter. "It depends upon the state to decide whether to ban ...Read More

Assam: 21.5 kgs Contraband gold seized in Siliguri

Guwahati, April 7: Five Mizoram residents, including two women, were today arrested for possessing some 21.5 kgs of contraband gold worth about Rs 7 crore following frisking in a Siliguri bound bus from Shillong, Directorate of Revenue officials said. The ...Read More

Former Congress minister from Assam joins Bharatiya Janata Party

GUWAHATI, April 7: Former Congress Minister Sumitra Doley on Friday joined BJP ahead of the by-poll in Dhemaji assembly constituency. Former minister and MLA Sumitra Doley joined the saffron party during a election meeting held at Dhemaji in presence of ...Read More

Manipur: Apex Court asks Centre to segregate extra-judicial killings

Imphal, Apr 7: The Supreme Court asked the Centre today to segregate the cases related to the armed forces from the list of 265 incidents of extra-judicial killings in Manipur, which it would deal with first on a plea seeking ...Read More

Manipur CM says talks with members of Joint Action Committee on ‘Anti-Tribal Bills’ positive

IMPHAL, April 7: Chief Minister N Biren Singh held talks with the 11-member delegates of agitating Joint Action Committee (JAC) against anti-tribal bills (Churachandpur) here. The JAC is protesting the passing of three bills to protect indigenous people. The talks ...Read More

Meghalaya’s first commercial pilot Ruth Kharkongor congratulates India’s youngest pilot Ayesha Aziz

SHILLONG, April 7: Meghalaya’s first and only commercial pilot, Ruth West Kharkongor, has congratulated Kashmir’s Ayesha Aziz after she received her commercial pilot license saying her achievement as a woman could inspire a lot many others from remote corners of ...Read More

Nagaland receives 400 Crore loan for promotion of agro-forestry from Japan

Kohima, April 7: Farmers dependent on traditional cultivation method in Nagaland are set to get new income options in fuel wood, fruits and non-timber production through a project for which Japanese funding arm JICA has extended Rs 400 crore loan. JICA ...Read More

Assam IPS officer arrested for leaking RTI information of AASU office attack

Guwahati, April 7: Accused for voluntarily leaking RTI information to a member of the Nikhil Bharat Banglali Udbastu Samanway Samitee (NBBUSS),IPS officer from Assam Dr N Rajamarthandan was arrested today following his suspension. A case was filed earlier against the ...Read More

DSK Shivajians hope to continue momentum against Shillong Lajong FC

A spirited Shillong Lajong FC get ready to face DSK Shivajians for the second leg fixture of the Hero I-League 2016-17 season here tomorrow, hoping to continue their momentum against the outfit from the northeast. The two sides have previously ...Read More