Wangki Lowang all set to become next Speaker of Arunachal Pradesh Assembly

Wangki Lowang all set to become next Speaker of Arunachal Pradesh Assembly

ITANAGAR: Congress legislator Wangki Lowang is all set to be the next speaker of the Arunachal Pradesh assembly as he was the lone candidate to file nomination for the post on Wednesday. Lowang, 52, who was elected from Namsang assembly constituency, filed his nomination as the ruling Congress in the office chamber of Deputy Speaker […]

Assam awarded for improved power sector

Assam awarded for improved power sector

GUWAHATI: Assam has received an awarded for its remarkable improvement in the power sector, particularly in the rural areas. The state has been conferred the trophy for electrification of 8,348 villages and partial electrification of 12,841 villages, besides registering a rise in consumer base from 9.02 lakh in 2001 to 34 lakh in 2015, a […]

Assam: HSSLC Physics paper leaked, probe ordered

Assam: HSSLC Physics paper leaked, probe ordered

GUWAHATI: In a disturbing development that also caused a lot of embarrassment to the Assam Higher Secondary Education Council (AHSEC), the Physics question paper of the ongoing Higher Secondary (HSSLC) examination was leaked yesterday. The AHSEC cancelled the examination following a complaint from Dhubri’s BN College authorities that the leaked question paper went viral through […]

Cannabis smuggler apprehended in Nagaland

Cannabis smuggler apprehended in Nagaland

DIMAPUR: On February 23 in Kohima, Nagaland Police Personnel chased down a fleeing cannabis smuggler with a dose of shooting at the scene. The criminal ran straight into the arms of a checking patrol of the Assam Rifles no less. The Kohima police issued a press release on Tuesday to offer updates about the drugs, guns […]

Nagaland: CM urges tribes to boycott rebellious groups

Nagaland: CM urges tribes to boycott rebellious groups

DIMAPUR: Nagaland State Chief Minister, TR Zeliang yesterday met with a 7-member delegation of the Eastern Nagaland Peoples’ Organisation (ENPO) led by its Vice President, Sashi Naga and the Eastern Nagaland Legislators’ Union (ENLU) represented by senior legislator C Kipili Sangtam to work out ways to bring peace in the eastern parts of Nagaland state. […]

Tripura: 85 pc turnout in TTAADC Village Council polls

Tripura: 85 pc turnout in TTAADC Village Council polls

AGARTALA: At least 85 percent of over six lakh voters cast their votes in the Tripura Tribal Areas Autonomous District Council  Village Committee elections on Wednesday. The polling through postal ballot papers started at 8am and continued till 4pm. No report of any untoward incident was recorded during the polling officially but a clash took […]