Nagaland: Kohima rail project to take off by 2020

Nagaland: Kohima rail project to take off by 2020

KOHIMA, December 8, 2017: The Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) has set 2020 as a deadline for completion of 83-km rail link between Dhansiri in Assam and Zubza, near Nagaland’s capital Kohima. The project involves building nearly 190 bridges and almost 26km of tunnels has languished for 11 years and seen cost estimate rise from Rs […]

Fake Rs 2000 notes were out within 53 days of demonetization!

Fake Rs 2000 notes were out within 53 days of demonetization!

New Delhi, Dec 7, 2017: It didn’t take long for fake notes of 2,000 rupees to start circulating after Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced demonetization in November 2016, with one of its stated aims being to kill counterfeit currency, official data show. According to the National Crime Records Bureau’s (NCRB) latest report released on November […]

Rajnath to meet CMs of 3 NE states on framework agreement with NSCN-IM

Meanwhile, normal life was thrown out of gear on Thursday at Thangmeiband in Manipur's Imphal west district as there was a shutdown and sit-in protest demanding disclosure of details of the agreement.

Rajnath to meet CMs of 3 NE states on framework agreement with NSCN-IM

Imphal, Dec 7, 2017: Union Home minister Rajnath Singh is set to meet the Chief Ministers of Assam, Arunachal Pradesh and Manipur on the contentious issue of framework agreement signed between the Central government and the National Socialist Council of Nagaland-Isak-Muivah (NSCN-IM) in 2015. Meanwhile, normal life was thrown out of gear on Thursday at […]

Minorities Commission sets up committee to study minority status for Hindus

Minorities Commission sets up committee to study minority status for Hindus

New Delhi, Dec 07, 2017: The National Commission for Minorities has set up a three-member committee to study the plea for providing minority status to Hindus in five northeastern states, Lakshadweep, Jammu and Kashmir and Punjab. According to All India Radio (AIR), the Commission chairman Syed Ghayorul Hasan Rizvi said the committee will give its report […]

Nagaland: 6th day of Hornbill Festival attracts 18,895 tourists

Nagaland: 6th day of Hornbill Festival attracts 18,895 tourists

KOHIMA, December 7, 2017: The ongoing 6th day of the Hornbill Festival at Kisama registered over 9646 visitors. Out of which the International tourist count ranged 121, domestic tourist 1498 and 8027 were local visitors from Nagaland. The festival till December 6 has pulled 18,895 tourists. Out of this, 1511 were international tourists and 17,384 […]

Northeast India’s 1st Urdu writer Rohan Gogoi is creating waves through his Urdu Poems!

Northeast India’s 1st Urdu writer Rohan Gogoi is creating waves through his Urdu Poems!

GUWAHATI | DECEMBER 6, 2017 Meet Rohan Gogoi – the Pune-based multi-lingual Corporate Communicator, who debuted as an author in 2012 with the launch of his much talked-about English novel, ‘Chasing Maya’. While the popularity of ‘Chasing Maya’ lingered on and Rohan went on to write his second English novel; one fine day, he suddenly discovered his latent […]

Nagaland: Citizen alleges Social Welfare Department of floating illegal tender

Nagaland: Citizen alleges Social Welfare Department of floating illegal tender

Dimapur Dec 6,2017: A citizen has accused the Department of Social Welfare, Government of Nagaland, of floating an “illegal tender” in a manner as to discourage sufficient parties to participate in the bid in fair competition. The tender also contained contradictory conditions, the citizen alleged. According to a representation addressed to the Chief Secretary, Commissioner […]