10 more BSF staffers test COVID-19 positive in Meghalaya

Shillong, July 13 (PTI) Ten BSF personnel were among 12 people found infected with COVID-19 in Meghalaya on Monday, raising the state's coronavirus count...

Assam CM announces schemes to tackle erosion caused by Brahmaputra

Guwahati, Jul13 (PTI) Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Monday announced three schemes, totalling Rs 25 crore to tackle the erosion caused by Brahmaputra...

Gauhati HC dismisses writ petition challenging governor’s decision on BTC

Guwahati, Jul 13 (PTI) The Gauhati High Court on Monday dismissed a writ petition challenging Governor Jagdish Mukhi's decision to place Bodoland Territorial Council...

41 people from Meghalaya who attended wedding in Assam booked, 10 of them COVID...

Shillong, July 13 (PTI) A case was filed on Monday against 41 people who attended a wedding, violating the COVID-19 protocol, officials said. The wedding...

PM, HM greet Mizoram CM Zoramthanga on his birthday

Aizawl, Jul 13 (PTI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Amit Shah conveyed their birthday wishes to Mizoram Chief Minister Zoramthanga on his...

Mizoram reports four new COVID-19 cases, tally rises to 231

Aizawl, Jul 13 (PTI) Mizoram has reported four new COVID-19 cases, raising the state's coronavirus tally to 231, a health official said. The patients are...

Lockdown in Assam’s Kamrup metropolitan district extended till July 19

Guwahati, Jul 11 (PTI) The ongoing lockdown in Kamrup Metropolitan district, under which Guwahati city falls, has been further extended for a week from...

Assam Cong MP urges CM to set up SIT for arresting drug syndicate bosses

Guwahati, Jul 11 (PTI) Assam Congress MP Gaurav Gogoi has requested Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal to take steps for curbing the menace of drug...

2 arrested in Manipur for siphoning Rs 6 lakh off elderly person’s bank account

Imphal, Jul 11 (PTI) Two persons have been arrested in Manipur's Thoubal district for allegedly siphoning Rs 6 lakh off the bank account of...

Assam flood situation worsens, 3.4 lakh affected in 14 districts

Guwahati, Jul 10 (PTI) The flood situation in Assam deteriorated on Friday as vast areas of two more districts were inundated, affecting 1.70 lakh...

Rs 500 fine for violating COVID-19 protocols: Meghalaya CM

Shillong, Jul 10 (PTI) Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma said that the state government has decided to impose fine of Rs 500 on...

OPD, emergency services at Meghalaya hospital shut on COVID exposure

Shillong, Jul 10 (PTI) OPD and emergency services at the North Eastern Indira Gandhi Regional Institute of Health and Medical Sciences was shut following...

Meghalaya Cabinet approves amnesty scheme for taxpayers to pay outstanding dues

Shillong, Jul 10 (PTI) The Meghalaya Cabinet has approved an amnesty scheme for taxpayers to pay their outstanding dues to the state government. Chief Minister...

Asssam CM orders probe into fire in conference room of Janata Bhawan

Guwahati, Jul 8 (PTI) Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Wednesday ordered an inquiry into the fire which broke out in his conference room...

Week-long ‘total lockdown’ in Assam s Jorhat city from Thursday

Guwahati, Jul 8 (PTI) The Jorhat district administration in Assam has decided to impose a week-long "total lockdown" across Jorhat city from July 9...

Disciplinary action against 10 police officials for partying during lockdown and curfew

Guwahati, Jul 8 (PTI) Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Wednesday directed the state home department to take immediate disciplinary action and transfer ten...

11 people died of malaria in Mizoram since 2019

Aizawl, July 8 (PTI) At least 11 people have died of malaria in Mizoram since last year, an official of the state Health department...

Probe ordered into wedding reception after 2 guests test COVID-19 positive

Shillong, Jul 8 (PTI) The Meghalaya government has ordered magisterial inquiries to find out if the organisers and the guests at two social gatherings...

Senior medical officer arrested in Manipur for procuring substandard N95 masks

Imphal, Jul 8 (PTI) A senior medical officer has been arrested in Manipur for procuring substandard N95 masks for supply to a district hospital,...

Flood waters continue to recede in Assam; one dead

Guwahati, Jul 7 (PTI) The flood waters continued to recede in Assam on Tuesday, even as the deluge claimed another life, raising the toll...