BENGALURU | DECEMBER 10, 2017 The state’s economy, reliant on migrant labour, has gone into a tailspin after a large number of workers from northeastern states fled Karnataka. The government had recently passed a decree asking plantation and hotel owners not to hire illegal migrants for work. The effect will be felt in the next two […]
New Delhi, Dec 10, 2017: Telecom services provider Airtel today said that it will provide mobile connectivity in 2,100 uncovered villages and on national highways in north-eastern states in next 18 months. “Bharti Airtel has signed an agreement with Department of Telecom (DoT) and the Universal Service Obligation Fund (USOF) for provision of mobile services […]
GUWAHATI, DECEMBER 10, 2017 A survey by an international NGO, Save the Children, has brought the problem of child labour in the state’s tea gardens to the fore. According to the study, 37% children between the ages of 7 and 17 in the seven tea-growing districts of the state have to work, with more than half of […]
By Subhra Jyoti Sarkar SILCHAR | DECEMBER 10, 2017 In what may be termed as a tragic incident, a doctor as been accused of raping his patient in Ashirwad Hospital and Research Centre which is located at Patherkandi Road in Karimganj Town, Assam. The doctor identified as Abdul Mukit Tapadar has been arrested in this […]
Guwahati | December 10, 2017 Asaam continues to struggle with man-elephant conflicts as six elephants including a calf were mowed down by a train in Sonitpur district around 1 am on Sunday. The incident took place at Bamungaon near Balipara in Sonitpur district when an elephant herd which came down from a nearby hill were […]
Assam: Unusual decline in turbidity level of Brahmaputra troubles govt; seeks IIT-Ghy’s intervention!
GUWAHATI | DECEMBER 9, 2017 Assam government has sought help from IIT Guwahati to test water samples of the Brahmaputra following unnatural increase in turbidity level which has triggered panic in the state. Water resource minister Keshab Mahanta said the IIT Guwahati experts will study the acidic level of the water and submit its report […]
GUWAHATI | DECEMBER 9, 2017 Assam government has set its target to make the historic Kamakhya temple here as the Swach Iconic complex under the Swachh Bharat campaign of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Inaugurating a development project of the temple, chief minister Sarbananada Sonowal said the state tourism department has taken up steps to promote […]
The NSCN-IM has been demanding for long the unification of the "land of the Nagas" -- by slicing off Naga-inhabited areas of Assam, Arunachal Pradesh and Manipur to form a Greater Nagaland.
Imphal, Dec 8, 2017: Home Minister Rajnath Singh has assured the Chief Ministers of Assam, Arunachal Pradesh and Manipur that a pact signed by New Delhi with the NSCN-IM will not affect the territorial integrity of the three northeastern states. Rajnath Singh gave this assurance to Chief Ministers Sarbananda Sonowal (Assam), Prema Khandu (Arunachal) and […]
GUWAHATI, December 8, 2017: Two youngster from Mumbai are out on a mission to unveil the true potentiality of Northeast by promoting the colourful, vibrant and rich heritage through their video blog on Youtube. After completion of their graduation from Mumbai University and finding themselves free till March, they decided to explore Northeast even being […]