4 children killed in massive landslide in Mizoram

Aizawl, Jun 12 (PTI): Four children were killed and two others injured as a massive landslide swept away a building in Aizawl in Mizoram,...

NGO launches scholarship scheme for youths with disabilities

Guwahati, Jun 12 (PTI) The National Centre for Promotion of Employment for Disabled People (NCPEDP), a leading cross-disability non-profit organisation, on Saturday announced a...

Assam forms 2,000 teams to vaccinate 3 lakh people daily

Guwahati, Jun 12 (PTI) Assam Health Minister Keshab Mahanta on Saturday said that the state government has formed 2,000 teams to vaccinate three lakh...

Meghalaya reports 13 more COVID-19 deaths, 501 new cases

Shillong, Jun 12 (PTI) Meghalaya on Saturday registered 13 more COVID-19 fatalities, raising the death toll to 727, health officials said. The state's coronavirus tally...

Assam launches IVRS for COVID patients under home isolation in Kamrup Metropolitan district

Guwahati, Jun 11 (PTI) The Assam government has launched an Interactive Voice Response System (IVRS) to ensure regular follow-up of COVID-19 patients staying at...

Assam forest minister visits Assam State Zoo to take stock of situation

Guwahati, Jun 11 (PTI) Assam Environment and Forest Minister Parimal Suklabaidya on Friday visited the Assam State Zoo and Botanical Garden to review the...

COVID-19: Meghalaya extends lockdown in East Khasi Hills till June 21

Shillong, Jun 11 (PTI) Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma on Friday announced an extension of the lockdown in East Khasi Hills district for...

Manipur govt extends curfew in 7 districts till June 30

Imphal, Jun 11 (PTI) Amid a rise in COVID-19 cases, the Manipur government on Friday decided to extend the ongoing curfew in seven districts...

Tripura wants to be country’s first state to achieve 100 pc vaccination: CM

Agartala, June 11 (PTI) Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb on Friday said that his government is striving to make Tripura the first state in...

For sixth day, Nagaland reports more COVID-19 recoveries than freshcases

Kohima, Jun 11 (PTI) Nagaland for the sixth consecutive day on Friday reported moe COVID-19 recoveries than fresh cases as 209 patients recuperated from...

Lockdown extended in Aizawl for another one week

Aizawl, Jun 11 (PTI) The COVID-related lockdown was extended in Aizawl by another one week to break the chain of coronavirus transmission in the...

10 professional commando battalions to come up in Assam to deal with emerging forms...

Guwahati, Jun 9 (PTI) Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Wednesday announced that 10 professional commando battalions will be formed to deal sternly...

AJP urges PM Modi to stop auction of Nagaon, Cachar paper mills

Jagiroad (Assam), Jun 9 (PTI) The opposition Assam Jatiya Parishad on Wednesday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to stop the proposed auction of two...

Cabinet nod to provide budgetary support to Meghalaya power corp to repay loan

Shillong, Jun 9 (PTI) The Meghalaya cabinet has on Wednesday approved 100 per cent budgetary support to the Meghalaya Energy Corporation Limited (MeECL) for...

Assam gets seventh national park, two within a week

Guwahati, Jun 9 (PTI) Assam got its seventh national park, two within a week, with a notification declaring Dehing-Patkai as so on Wednesday, state...

Assam woman raped, stripped by 2; accused arrested

Jorhat (Assam), Jun 8 (PTI) A restaurant employee was raped and stripped of all her clothes in Assam's Jorhat district allegedly by two men...

Environmental organisation urges CM for proper scientific investigation into elephant deaths

Guwahati, Jun 8 (PTI) An environmental organisation has urged Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma to initiate proper scientific investigation into the recent death...

Lockdown hits poor people, find out alternative way: Mizoram BJP MLA tells govt

Aizawl, Jun 8 (PTI) Mizoram's lone BJP MLA Dr BD Chakma on Tuesday said that the poor people were the worst affected by prolonged...

Nagaland records more recoveries than new infections, tally rises to 23,051

Kohima, Jun 8 (PTI) Nagaland on Tuesday reported more COVID-19 recoveries than fresh cases for the third consecutive day as 153 patients were cured...

Of over 29 lakh Meghalaya farmers, 8,967 get benefit from PM- Kisan scheme: Cong...

Shillong, Jun 8 (PTI) Only 8,967 farmers of Meghalaya got financial assistance under the PM Kisan scheme, whereas 85 per cent of the state's...