Daily Archives: 22 April

Meghalaya: Football players struck dead by lightning!

 SHILLONG, APRIL 22 2017: Two people were killed on the spot and  many sustained injuries after they were struck by lightning in Meghalaya's South West Khasi Hills district, police said today. The incident occurred yesterday at Umsur village playground under ...Read More

Meghalaya: Former HC judge Justice to probe the alleged police firing!

TURA, APRIL 22 2017: The Meghalaya government has appointed former Gauhati High Court judge Justice (Rtd) B D Agarwal to head the judicial commission that will probe the alleged police firing in North Garo Hills. “The governor has notified the ...Read More

Arunachal Pradesh: Three Assam labourers killed in a landslide

ITANAGAR, APRIL 22 2017:  According to the reports, the landslide took place at Palin area in Arunachal Pradesh following incessant rains in past couple of days. The men were trapped by the mud following the landslide who engaged at a ...Read More

Assam: AIUDF all set to protest against two child norm policy!

GUWAHATI, APRIL 22 2017 : All India United Democratic Front (AIUDF) chief Badruddin Ajmal on Saturday said that his party will move to Supreme Court against Assam government's proposed two child norm policy for state government jobs. Assam health minister ...Read More

IN PICTURES: The aftermath of the incessant rains in Meghalaya!

Ampati, April 22, 2017: Heavy, incessant rains on Friday night that continued till Saturday morning led to the flooding of low lying areas in various parts of South West Garo Hills district, submerging houses, agricultural lands and causing damages to ...Read More

Arunachal Pradesh: Pema Khandu’s ‘Immature’ statement invites Congress criticism!

Itanagar, April 22, 2017: The Congress Arunachal Pradesh unit on Saturday described as "immature and uncalled for" Chief Minister Pema Khandu's statement that the Indian state shares a border with Tibet and not China. "The Chief Minister of a sensitive state ...Read More

Meghalaya Mrigre witchcraft case: Victims’ kin demanding re-investigation receives threats, FIR filed!

TURA; April 22: Tormented for no fault of theirs, oppressed and chased away, the family of the five murdered victims of Mrigre witchcraft case are still running in circles pleading the district administration for justice even as they filed a ...Read More

Three districts from Northeast India awarded in Centre’s flagship schemes

Agartala/Guwahati, April 22, 2017: Three districts in Assam, Tripura and Mizoram got awards for the execution of the central government's flagship schemes in agriculture and the power sector, officials said on Saturday. According to an official from the Tripura government's agriculture ...Read More

Assam: Beef ban demand grows louder in Karimganj

SILCHAR, April 22, 2017: Hindu groups belonging to Sangh parivar have sought a ban on slaughtering of cows and selling of beef in Karimganj, one of the minority-dominated districts of the state. Members of Viswa Hindu Parishad and Gau Raksha ...Read More