Category Archives: Latest News

Sonia Gandhi urges Northeast CMs to ensure instant relief and rescue operations

Congress President Sonia Gandhi has expressed deep distress over the loss of lives and the destruction due to the strong earthquake of 6.7 Richter scale that jolted the north eastern states this morning and asked its Chief Ministers in the ...Read More

Centre to provide full support for Manipur

Home Minister Rajnath Singh announced that he has thoroughly monitored the situation and that the Centre would provide complete support to the affected areas in Manipur, following the massive earthquake this morning. “The Prime Minister called me at 6 am today and ...Read More

Tarun Gogoi govt to provide rice at Rs 2 per kg

Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi announced on Friday that his government would provide rice at Rs 2 per kg to over two crore people under the National Food Security Act, with the state bearing an additional Re 1 subsidy on ...Read More

Deforestation a dangerous trend in Northeast

Increasing population, need of more space for habitation, heavy and continuous deforestation in the entire states of North East is not only leading to heavy atmospheric carbon emission but also the region towards heavy impact of climate change and unknown ...Read More

Congress files FIR against Himanta Biswa Sharma, later refutes charge

GUWAHATI: The Assam Pradesh Congress Committee on Tuesday filed an FIR against BJP leader Himanta Biswa Sharma accusing him of instructing BJP activists to rush to Rajiv Bhawan in Guwahati and attack the Congress office a day after Congress legislator ...Read More

India funding new waterway to connect Northeast with Bangladesh

The India government has released the first installment of its agreed funding to open a new waterway link between its Northeastern region and Bangladesh. The waterway is designed to facilitate the movement of people, goods and machinery and to hugely ...Read More

Motorhead’s Front-man passes away at the age of 70

Motorhead front-man and bassist,  Lemmy Kilmister passed away on Monday after a struggle against cancer. He turned 70 on Christmas Eve. In a statement posted to Facebook, Motörhead wrote, “There is no easy way to say this… our mighty, noble friend Lemmy ...Read More

Assam Congress legislator apologizes for his “second wife” comment

GUWAHATI Former Assam Minister and Congress legislator Nilamoni Sen Deka, on Monday apologized for his “second wife” comment through some local news channels in Guwahati, hours after the state BJP files a case against him. Amidst stern protest of BJP supporters ...Read More

Skill training facilities in NE to be set up

AGENCIES: The Afro Asian American Chamber of Commerce, Occupational Research and Development (ACCORD) is all set to help create skill based training facilities in the North East, particularly in Nagaland and Tripura. Prof Priya Ranjan Trivedi, the ACCORD Patron announced ...Read More