Mizoram: Scrub typhus, the forgotten killer strikes in Lunglei district

Mizoram: Scrub typhus, the forgotten killer strikes in Lunglei district

AIZAWL, January 20, 2018: At least 139 scrub typhus cases have been detected at Hauruang village in Lunglei district of Mizoram, state health department officials said. State nodal officer of the Integrated Disease Surveillance Program (IDSP) Dr Pachuau Lalmalsawma said the disease was first reported from the village early this month. A surveillance team was […]

Meghalaya: Battle against money power in elections; Banks to monitor suspicious cash transactions

Meghalaya: Battle against money power in elections; Banks to monitor suspicious cash transactions

SHILLONG, January 20, 2018: In an effort to fight the usage of money power in the upcoming elections, Meghalaya Chief Electoral Officer Frederick Kharkongor said that the banks have been requested to share the information with the District Election Officers or respective Deputy Commissioners regarding suspicious cash transactions. “We need the support of the banks […]

Assam: New-born baby found abandoned in Guwahati Railway Station

Assam: New-born baby found abandoned in Guwahati Railway Station

GUWAHATI, January 20, 2018: A newborn baby boy was found abandoned at the Guwahati Railway Station, Railway Protection Force (RPF) spokesperson said. The infant was rescued by railway authorities and admitted to Panbazar Police Station. According to sources, police are currently investigating with the aid of security footage. The baby’s mother has not yet been […]

Assam: Earthquake of 5.2 magnitude hits Kokrajhar

Assam: Earthquake of 5.2 magnitude hits Kokrajhar

GUWAHATI, January 20, 2018: A moderate intensity earthquake measuring 5.2 on the Richter scale hit Kokrajhar in the early hours of today, MeT officials said here. “The epicentre of the earthquake was at a depth of 10 km,” a meteorological (MeT)department official said.                   No damage to […]

Assam CM urges people to work for corruption-free, terrorism-free state!

Assam CM urges people to work for corruption-free, terrorism-free state!

Guwahati, January 19, 2018: Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal on Thursday said that people of the region will have to come forward for a corruption-free, terrorism-free, pollution-free, green and harmonious Assam. Sonowal, who was addressing the opening event of the closing ceremony of All Bodo Students Union (ABSU) year long golden jubilee celebrations at “Banaswr Fwthar”, […]