Daily Archives: 17 June

Meghalaya: After 65 years, KHADC finally gets its new Session Hall!

Shillong, June, 17, 2017: After nearly 65 years, the Khasi Autonomous District Council (KHADC) has got its new Session Hall which is more or less equivalent to the Session Hall of the Autonomous District Councils in the others parts of ...Read More

Assam-Silapathar case: MDMK leader Vaiko pleads for revoking suspension of IPS officer of Assam

Guwahati, 17 June, 2017: Vaiko, the Marumalarchi Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (MDMK) leader known for his advocacy on behalf of the Tamil people, on Saturday asked union home minister Rajnath Singh and Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal to take a sympathetic ...Read More

Gorkhaland Demand finds support from Assam’s All Bodo Students Union (ABSU)

Kokrajhar, June 17, 2017:The All Bodo Students Union (ABSU) on Saturday supported the 'Gorkhaland' demand and blamed the West Bengal and the Union governments for the present crisis in Darjeeling hills. "The outburst of tension in Darjeeling area is nothing ...Read More

Assam police plans to recruit youngsters from insurgency-hit areas

Guwahati, June 17, 2017: With more than 12,000 positions vacant across its ranks — 8,000 in its constabulary alone — the Assam Police has proposed the state government conduct a special drive to recruit youngsters from backward insurgency-hit areas, who ...Read More

Meghalaya: Sohra landslide kills 2-yr-old; traffic comes to a standstill for hours!

Sohra, June 17, 2017: A 2 year 10 month old child identified as Larisha Sohtun was killed today due to a landslide which occurred  today morning at 3:00 am at Lad Kyntong, Mawjrong. Larisha daughter of  Skanisha Sohtun  of Mawjrong  ...Read More

Assam: The World Bank offers $35 million loan to strengthen financial system!

Guwahati, June 17, 2017: The World Bank has cleared a $35 million loan to realise its ''aspiration''. The World Bank said the loan for ASPIRe( Assam State Public Finance Institutional Reforms) project, approved by the World Bank Board of Executive ...Read More

DID YOU KNOW At 1424m, this is Meghalaya’s ‘Navel of Heaven’!

At 1424m, Sohpetbneng isn't the coldest peak in Meghalaya. But, most agree, it is the coolest. And it is not only because the peak commands an otherworldly view. To the average Khasi, one of Meghalaya's three major matrilineal communities, Sohpetbneng ...Read More

Journey through 50 years of Tripura’s first tribal based regional party: TUJS-INPT

By Tapas Dey June 17, 2017: A crucial occasion in state politics seems to have slipped into posterity without much ado-the completion of fifty years of existence of Tripura’s first tribal based regional party, the Tripura Upajati Juba Samity (TUJS) ...Read More

Manipur: Arrest of Father-son duo sought for alleged abduction & gang rape

June 17, 2017: The chief judicial magistrate, Imphal East directed the director general of police L. M. Khaute to arrest Arif Khan (22) and his father Md. Azad Khan of Kwakta Khuman Maronglou, at present Mantripukhri for allegedly gang-raping an ...Read More