Daily Archives: 19 April

Manipur: The ghost of extrajudicial killings hits Army hard!

IMPHAL, April 19: A day after it was rapped by the Supreme Court for remaining silent over rape and murder charges against its personnel in Manipur, the Army today said the judicial probes conducted into these charges were "biased" and ...Read More

Meghalaya: College Teachers demands 7th Pay review committee report

SHILLONG/TURA: College teachers in Meghalaya along with their counterparts across the country, observed 'Demand Day' ) today to pressurize the central government to publish the 7th UGC Pay Review Committee's report and National Education Policy. Endorsing the call of All ...Read More

Assam: Government plans to devise mechanism to start ferrying bodies from hospitals!

GUWAHATI, April 19: Assam Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Wednesday said the state government may consider starting a service to send bodies back from hospitals. Sarma's reaction came after the state government received all-round flak over an incident in ...Read More

Meghalaya: Bangladeshi man beaten to death by mob on suspicion of theft

TURA, April 19: An unidentified Bangladeshi national, who had allegedly crossed over to India near the town of Dalu in West Garo Hills (WGH) today died in the Tura Civil Hosptial where he was brought in an unconscious state. According ...Read More

Mizoram: State government denies to have received letter from MHA on Bru crisis!

AizawlApr19:The Mizoram government today said that it has not received any letter from the MHA, which proposed creation of another autonomous district council to solve the Bru (Reang) refugee crisis. State home department additional secretary, Lalbiakzama said that the state ...Read More

Assam: Supreme court examining issue of citizenship to immigrants!

ASSAM APR 19:The Supreme Court today commenced hearing to examine the constitutional validity of various aspects of a provision of the Citizenship Act 1955, including the cut-off date for awarding citizenship to Bangladeshi immigrants in Assam. A five-judge bench headed ...Read More

Assam govt to make Assamese mandatory till Class 10

GUWAHATI, April 19: Assamese will be made a mandatory subject in all schools in Assam till Class 10, Education Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said on Wednesday. A legislation will be passed in this regard in the assembly in August. But ...Read More

Meghalaya: Two injured in lightning strike in West Garo Hills

TURA, April 19: Two persons were struck by lightning strike this afternoon at Tebronggre village, about 22 km from Tura in West Garo Hills. The uncle – nephew duo identified as Biston Sangma, 21 and Binitson Marak, 41 were brought ...Read More

Meghalaya’s war on drugs: Police to use new tactics in fight against Drug cartels

SHILLONG, April 19: Porous borders and criminal networks are getting stronger and cunning fueling the drug crisis which the opposition raised concerned in the State Legislative Assembly, with porous border it is easy for the free flow of various illicit ...Read More