Assam flood: 3 districts remain submerged

Guwahati, Aug 12 (PTI) Dhemaji, Baksa and Morigaon districts of Assam continued to remain submerged on Wednesday, even as floodwaters receded from most parts...

Preparation on to cap damaged OIL well spewing gas for 78 days

Dibrugarh, Aug 12 (PTI) Preparations are on to cap the damaged OIL well at Baghjan in Assam, which has been spewing gas uncontrollably for...

25 fresh COVID-19 cases in Mizoram; count rises to 648

Aizawl, Aug 12 (PTI) Twenty-five more people, including five BSF personnel, have tested positive for COVID- 19 in Mizoram, taking the northeastern state's virus...

Tripura has 47 elephants: Official

Agartala, Aug 12 (PTI) The number of elephants in Tripura has gone up from 38 to 47 as per the latest census report, a...

18 BSF personnel among 23 new COVID-19 cases in Meghalaya

Shillong, Aug 12 (PTI) Twenty-three more people, including 18 BSF personnel, tested positive for COVID-19 in Meghalaya, raising the state's tally to 1,165, an...

Tripura govt introducing neighbourhood classes for students who can’t study online

Agartala, Aug 12 (PTI) The Tripura government has decided to start neighbourhood classes for school students, mostly in remote areas, who do not have...

Assam flood situation deteriorates slightly; 14,000 people affected

Guwahati, Aug 11 (PTI) The flood situation in Assam slightly deteriorated on Tuesday with nearly 14,000 people still reeling under the deluge across three...

Sattradhikar and eminent Vasishnav scholar Narayan Chandra Goswami dies

Guwahati, Aug 11 (PTI) Vaishnav scholar and 'Sattradhikar' of Majuli's 'Natun Kamlabari Satra', Narayan Chandra Goswami, died at a hospital here on Tuesday after...

Police complaint filed against asst professor for ‘derogatory’ remarks against Lord Ram

Silchar, Aug 11 (PTI) A police complaint has been filed against an assistant professor of Assam University for allegedly posting "derogatory" remarks about Lord...

20 fresh COVID-19 cases in Nagaland; count rises to 3,031

Kohima, Aug 11 (PTI) Nagaland's COVID-19 tally rose to 3,031 on Tuesday as 20 more people tested positive for the infection, health officials said. Ten...

Raj Bhavan open for people in distress due to COVID-19: Mizoram guv

Aizawl, Aug 11 (PTI) The Raj Bhavan in Aizawl is open for those in need of shelter or assistance due to the COVID-19 outbreak,...

3 new COVID-19 cases in Mizoram; tally rises to 623

Aizawl, Aug 11 (PTI) Three more persons have tested positive for COVID-19 in Mizoram, taking the northeastern state's tally to 623, an official said...

Mizoram MLA helps woman deliver baby as doctor on leave

Aizawl, Aug 11 (PTI) Mizoram legislator ZR Thiamsanga, who was visiting the earthquake-hit areas of the remote Champhai district, performed an emergency caesarean and...

Oppn parties in Mizoram demand deferment of rural, local polls

Aizawl, Aug 11 (PTI) The opposition Congress and BJP in Mizoram have urged the state election commission to defer the upcoming village and local...

Assam’s Bajali sub-division to become district: Minister

Guwahati, Aug 10 (PTI) Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Monday chaired a Cabinet meeting in which decisions like creation of two companies of...

One killed in wild boar attack in Assam

Guwahati, Aug 10 (PTI) An employee of Assam Archaeology Department, who was attacked and critically injured by a wild boar, died on Monday at...

Assam governor administers oath to Information Commissioner, APSC member

Guwahati, Aug 10 (PTI) Assam Governor Jagdish Mukhi on Monday administered the oath of office to Debeswar Malakar as a new member of the...

No quarantine for air passengers visiting Assam for less than 72 hours

Guwahati, Aug 10 (PTI) Any air traveller to Assam who will depart from the state within 72 hours of his arrival will not have...

2 killed, 3 injured in fire in Jorhat city

Jorhat (Assam), Aug 10 (PTI) At least two persons were killed and three others injured on Monday in a major fire that gutted some...

12 fresh cases push Mizoram’s COVID-19 tally to 620

Aizawl, Aug 10 (PTI) Twelve more people, including five Border Security Force (BSF) personnel, have tested positive for COVID-19 in Mizoram, taking the northeastern...