Assam: NFR earns Rs. 41.82 crore as penalty from ticketless travelers

Assam: NFR earns Rs. 41.82 crore as penalty from ticketless travelers

GUWAHATI, March 21, 2018: The North East Frontier Railway has realized Rs. 41.82 crore from ticketless travelers as penalty from April, 2017 to March 15, 2018. According to a press release from the NFR, about 6.5 lakh ticketless passengers were detected during the drive to curb ticketless travel. This is about 28.50% higher than the cases […]

Nagaland: Two held for murder in Zunheboto

Nagaland: Two held for murder in Zunheboto

DIMAPUR, March 21, 2018: An employee of the Veterinary Department was found murdered at Mukhami village in Zunheboto district. The body of the victim – Lunkholal Singson, a Veterinary Field Assistant posted in Zunheboto, was recovered in the wee hours of March 20 after he went missing on the night of March 17. Two youths […]

Assam: NRC update reunites cousins after 43 years

Assam: NRC update reunites cousins after 43 years

GUWAHATI, March 21, 2018: In a throwback to reunions we see in films, the family tree in an NRC update process in Assam on Monday brought two cousin brothers together after almost 43 years!  The National Register of Citizens is one of the key promises made by the BJP government in Assam to identify illegal Bangladeshi migrants who entered the state […]

Meghalaya: World’s longest sandstone cave discovered

Meghalaya: World’s longest sandstone cave discovered

MEGHALAYA, March 21, 2018: The world’s longest sandstone cave at 24,583 metres in length has been discovered in Meghalaya, the northeastern state known for its complex cave systems hidden under its undulating hills. Called Krem Puri, the cave was discovered in 2016, but its actual length was found during an expedition by the Meghalaya Adventurers’ […]

Assam: FIR filed against former CM Tarun Gogoi

Assam: FIR filed against former CM Tarun Gogoi

GUWAHATI, March 20, 2018: Jagiroad MLA Pijush Hazarika on Tuesday filed an FIR against Former Chief Minister of Assam, Tarun Gogoi at Dispur Police Station. The MLA in the FIR has alleged that Gogoi, while holding the position of Chief Minister of Assam, played a major role and personally helped Himanta Biswa Sarma, to save and […]