Mokokchong sees power after 3-week blackout

Mokokchong sees power after 3-week blackout

MOKOKCHONG: After an extreme power crisis that extended for over three weeks following the principle power transformer getting harmed on August 26 last, power transmission was restored in Mokokchung town on Saturday morning. Sources revealed that they began the transmission on Friday night on ‘trial basis and continued the “typical transmission like before” on Saturday […]

The political scam game of Louis Berger scandal

The political scam game of Louis Berger scandal

Assam CM Tarun Gogoi has come under attack in Assam along with a former Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma after Louis Berger International Inc, a US based firm has confessed to the bribery allegations and agreed to pay a fine of $17.1 million criminal fee. With this, the BJP government at the centre and a opposition […]

Lajong remain undefeated after Lalrammuana’s brace

Lajong remain undefeated after Lalrammuana’s brace

SHILLONG: Shillong Lajong mustered up yet another win in the Shillong Premier League beating Nangkiew Irat 2-1 on Saturday at the JN Stadium following a brace by youngster Lalrammuana. Nangkiew Irat showed promise early on even though the Reds came close to securing a quick lead after Lajong forward Bipin’s shot missed the goal by […]

How democratic is the district council’s poll?

How democratic is the district council’s poll?

SHILLONG: The recent move of the NPP to field a non-tribal candidate in the upcoming GHADC election has evoked criticisms from various quarters including the Garo Hills based student organizations. Terming the NPP’s move as ‘half hearted propaganda’, the student unions said that the first impression put forth by the PA Sangma-led National People’s Party […]

BSF apprehends Assam based cattle smugglers from Garo Hills

BSF apprehends Assam based cattle smugglers from Garo Hills

SHILLONG: The BSF troops deployed at Kalaichar, South West Garo Hills district apprehended six Indian cattle smugglers along with cattle near zero line while being smuggled out from India to Bangladesh. The apprehended persons have been identified as Manirisal Islam (24 yrs), Bilal Miya (23 yrs), Md Nabir Islam (35 yrs), Faizur Haque (42 yrs), […]

High level security meet held in Chirang

High level security meet held in Chirang

GUWAHATI: A day after security forces busted a fundamentalist training camp in the interior of Chirang district, a high level security review meeting was held in the district of BTAD, a region which is under the grip of extremism and communal riots for decades. While interacting with newsmen on the sideline of the meeting, a […]

Bomb explodes in Manipur

Bomb explodes in Manipur

IMPHAL: A powerful bomb suspected to be an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) exploded in Imphal on Saturday morning, according to reports. The incident occurred around 5.20 am at Moirangkhom Sougaijam Leirak area near the gate of an ex-SSB personnel’s residence in Manipur’s Imphal West district. However, no report of any casualty has been reported till the […]

Assam Wildlife Board clears three projects

Assam Wildlife Board clears three projects

GUWAHATI: Assam has approved three projects and rejected one on environmental grounds in its 8th State Board for Wildlife meeting. The projects that have been approved are construction of broad gauge railway line from Jogighopa to Mynaguri, IND Adept project of Guwahati Refinery of IOCL and revamp of INDMAX unit of Guwahati Refinery. The meeting also […]