Assam: Shortage of buses likely to continue in Guwahati for 15-20 days

Assam: Shortage of buses likely to continue in Guwahati for 15-20 days

GUWAHATI, February 16, 2018: Several passengers were left stranded across various bus stoppages in the city looking for buses to board. While bus stops remained crowded, citizens also reported overloaded buses plying in the city. As per reports, the reason is because of the ongoing election preparation in Nagaland and Meghalaya for which, more than […]

Assam: Minor girl sexually molested at Guwahati

Assam: Minor girl sexually molested at Guwahati

GUWAHATI, February 16, 2018: In a shameful incident, a 13-year-old minor was allegedly sexually molested at Hengerabari. The accused has been identified as Minhar Ali who was working as a carpenter at the residence of the victim. The incident took place in absence of the minor’s family members when Ali tried to take advantage of […]

Assam girl sold three years ago; woman arrested for trafficking

Assam girl sold three years ago; woman arrested for trafficking

GUWAHATI, February 16, 2017: In yet another case of human trafficking, police has arrested a woman who sold a girl to human traffickers in Haryana. The accused Pinki Begum had lured the girl of Saatgaon and sold her three years ago. Police, after three years of investigation has succeeded to arrest her. During an interrogation, […]

Assam: 2 dead after IAF chopper crashes at Majuli

Assam: 2 dead after IAF chopper crashes at Majuli

GUWAHATI, February 15, 2018: In a tragic incident, an Indian Air Force’s micro helicopter with two pilot on board crashed killing both pilot on Thursday in Majuli island, Assam. Police in the island district had confirmed the incident and the deaths. Police officer said the incident took place at Sumoimari Chapori, and adding to it […]

Sports | Mizoram players assault referees and journalist at Silchar

Sports | Mizoram players assault referees and journalist at Silchar

GUWAHATI, February 15, 2018: After the final match of Captain NM Gupta Memorial Football tournament at the SM Dev Stadium, chaos broke out in Silchar on Tuesday. Mizo footballers turned violent and assaulted referees, organizers and photo journalists. Trouble broke out minutes after the last whistle as Army Green Bengaluru defeated the defending champions Mizoram. Alleging that […]

Assam: 2 smugglers with 12 gold bars held at Silchar airport

Assam: 2 smugglers with 12 gold bars held at Silchar airport

GUWAHATI, February 15, 2018: Two Kolkata-bound passengers have been apprehended by the CISF at the Silchar airport in Assam for allegedly trying to smuggle gold bars worth about Rs 60 lakh by concealing them in body cavity. The incident took place when the personnel of the security force detected metal pieces in the body of […]

Assam: NDFB-S militant nabbed in Kokrajhar

Assam: NDFB-S militant nabbed in Kokrajhar

GUWAHATI, February 15, 2018: NIA- The National Investigation Agency has arrested wanted NDFB (S) militant Swadab Brahma, alias Swadab Rava, in connection with its probe into the killing of five persons – including two minors – at Pakriguri in Kokrahjar district in 2014. NIA official said, “Swadab was arrested from Jugibasti village in Sonitpur in […]

After stopping Haj subsidy, BJP offers to send Christians to Jerusalem — for free!

After stopping Haj subsidy, BJP offers to send Christians to Jerusalem — for free!

FEBRUARY 14, 2018 NEW DELHI: Just about a month after canceling government subsidised Haj pilgrimage, the BJP is offering Christians free trips to Jerusalem if elected to power in Nagaland, reported northeastern news outlets. It’s unclear if the BJP is offering this to all of India’s Christians, or only to Christians in the northeast, or […]