Daily Archives: 20 June

Assam multi-crore scam: CID quizzes five tax-excise officials

June 20, 2017: A top official of CID said that, the sleuths of CID grilled two tax officials John Sona, Samsul Hoque, deputy commissioner of excise department Pranjal Bora, assistant commissioner Siddhartha Shankar Dutta and excise inspector Madhuparna Das. “All ...Read More

Kiren Rijiju arrives in Sikkim, GJM leaders to meet the union minister in state

Gangtok June 20: Union Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju arrived in Sikkim today and was welcomed by CM Pawan Chamling here at Samman Bhawan this evening in the special presence of Governor  Shriniwas Patil. Speaker K.N. Rai, ...Read More

In Northeast India, 63% of Sikkim, more than 5 lakh in Assam speak Nepali language!

By Samudra Gupta Kashyap June 20, 2017: Although West Bengal has the highest number of Nepali-speaking people in India, Sikkim has the highest density. Six of the eight Northeastern states have a higher density than Bengal, where the 10.23 lakh Nepali-speaking ...Read More

Manipur Govt. to raise Dzukou valley issue with Centre!

Imphal June 20: A delegation of Civil Societies of Mao met Manipur Chief Minister N, Biren Singh on Monday. The delegation consisted of Mao Council, Mao Union, Mao Students Union, Mao Women Welfare Association, KDLBR, and others. The delegation specifically ...Read More

‘Tubelight’ actor from Arunachal leaves reporter red-faced with his reply to a racist question

MUMBAI, June 20, 2017: 5-year-old ‘Tubelight’ actor, Matin Rey Tangu from Itanagar, Arunachal Pradesh gave a befitting reply to a racist question raised by a Mumbai-based reporter during a press meet to promote the movie, four days before the film’s ...Read More

Sikkim: Ruling SDF extends support to Gorkhaland demand in Darjeeling

GANGTOK, June 20 2017: The Sikkim Democratic Front, the ruling party in this north-eastern state, today extended its support to the "democratic demand" for a separate Gorkhaland and expressed its opposition to the "illegal, undemocratic and unconstitutional" acts committed in ...Read More

Assam: Tea gardens may have to sacrifice an acre of land for Educational institutions!

June 20, 2017: Assam Education and Health minister Himanta Biswa Sarma today said the state government is considering the option of de-leasing one acre of land in every tea garden for setting high schools there. This option is being considered ...Read More

Meghalaya: Good news for people of Garo Hills! Passport office in Tura to come soon

Tura, June 20, 2017: Residents of Garo Hills will no longer need to come to Shillong to avail passport as the five districts of the region will soon have their own passport office in Tura, West Garo Hills. The confirmation ...Read More

Crowdfunding- A solution to lack of funds amongst Assamese filmmakers!

By Dipankar Sarkar In the past few years, a fresh wave of thematic newness has been observed amongst few filmmakers from Assam who are giving much importance to the treatment of their scripts and discarding the sluggish dramatic representation in ...Read More