Mizoram records 80.40 pass percentage, sets HSSLC record

Mizoram records 80.40 pass percentage, sets HSSLC record

Aizawl | May 18, 2018 Mizoram set a new record on Thursday in the Higher Secondary School Leaving Certificate (HSSLC) examination by registering 80.49 pass percentage in all the streams, which is the highest ever since the first HSSLC examination conducted by the Mizoram Board of School Education (MBSE) in 1997. Earlier this month, the […]

Nagaland tops in RTI applications; Tripura, Sikkim sees decline in numbers

Nagaland tops in RTI applications; Tripura, Sikkim sees decline in numbers

Dimapur | May 18, 2018 A study has found that Nagaland Information Commission received the highest number of Right to Information (RTI) applications (24,896) in the period from 2006-07 to 2016-17 among the small states. Secretary, National Informatics Centre, Nagaland, Worhonthung Ezung, in a letter on Thursday said the Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative (CHRI), in […]

The unique story of an Afghan who married an Assamese girl and his long stay in Assam

The unique story of an Afghan who married an Assamese girl and his long stay in Assam

The Telegraph | Guwahati | May 18, 2018 Shahzada Khan, 55, a national of Afghanistan, will be deported to Kabul on Friday, 37 years after he illegally entered Assam, married an Assamese girl and settled in Kamrup district. Superintendent of police (border) Mukul Saikia told this national daily that a police team, led by deputy superintendent of […]

This unique tunnel with its ends in Assam and Bangladesh was being used for cattle smuggling

This unique tunnel with its ends in Assam and Bangladesh was being used for cattle smuggling

SWAPNANEEL BHATTACHARJEE | Silchar | May 18, 2018 A “secret route” used by cattle smugglers from Bangladesh to enter India has been unearthed by police in Karimganj district of Assam. The route is located at Madanpur, a village near the Indo-Bangladesh border under Karimganj North constituency, around 80km from here, Nilambazar police station officer-in-charge Liton […]

Assam: Edited & deleted objectionable parts on land rights report, says Brahma

Assam: Edited & deleted objectionable parts on land rights report, says Brahma

GUWAHATI, May 17, 2018: On Wednesday, the former Chief Election Commissioner H.S. Brahma said, that he had edited and deleted some objectionable parts in his report on land rights, included by five other members in their report, before submitting it to the Assam government with six suggestions in January 2018. Brahma, over a telephonic conversation with […]

Arunachal Pradesh: Health dept under scanner for nurses with fake credentials, 61 terminated

Arunachal Pradesh: Health dept under scanner for nurses with fake credentials, 61 terminated

By Amar Sangno | May 17, 2018 ITANAGAR, May 16: In what could be termed as a blot to the Arunachal Pradesh Health Services, as many as 67 nurses working under the National Health Mission and Directorate of Health Services have been found with fake credentials. Among them are five as Auxiliary Nurse Midwifery (ANM), one […]