Assam orders probe into death of scores of birds in Barpeta

Guwahati, Jul 21 (PTI) The Assam Forest Department has ordered a probe into the death of a large number of birds after consuming crops,...

Assam CM tells officials to use drones in districts with high COVID-19 positivity rate

Guwahati, Jul 11 (PTI) Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Sunday asked officials to deploy drones in nine districts of the state which...

Civil aviation ministry to build infrastructure in NE

AGARTALA, Sep 26: The union civil aviation ministry has taken a host of initiatives to build infrastructure for expanding air connectivity in the northeastern...

GNRC puts Covid care units at people’s service

GUWAHATI, Jul 27: GNRC, the leading super specialty hospital of the Northeast, has set up dedicated Covid care units for the people of the...

North East Bishops’ body condoles death of tribal rights activist Stan Swamy

Guwahati, Jul 6 (PTI) The North East India Regional Bishops' Council (NEIRBC) on Tuesday condoled the death of Jesuit priest and tribal rights activist...

Nagaland reports more COVID-19 recoveries than fresh cases for 9th consecutive day

Kohima, Jul 6 (PTI) Nagaland for the ninth consecutive day on Tuesday recorded more COVID-19 recoveries than fresh infections as 113 people were cured...

Meghalaya cops throw vegetables of vendor, apologise after CM prod

Shillong, Jun 19 (PTI) A day after some policemen threw vegetables of a vendor for allegedly violating Covid-19 restrictions in Meghalaya's West Garo Hills...

Assam may impose stricter COVID curbs in high-incidence districts

Guwahati, Jun 21 (PTI) The number of COVID-19 cases is declining in some districts of Assam but the overall situation is "still precarious" in...

Prepare schemes to boost milk, pork, poultry production: Assam CM to officials

Guwahati, Jun 15 (PTI) Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Tuesday directed the Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Department to work out three schemes...

Hog deer killed in Dhemaji; three arrested

Guwahati, Jul 3 (PTI) Three persons have been arrested for allegedly killing a hog deer at Goriakhona under Dhemaji Forest Division on Saturday, an...

4 militants of NSCN (K) Niki Sumi faction nabbed in Nagaland

Kohima, Jul 30 (PTI) Four militants belonging to the Niki Sumi faction of NSCN (K) have been apprehended in Nagaland's Phek district and arms...

Population control issue should be delinked from politics: Assam CM

Guwahati, Jul 19 (PTI) Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Monday called for delinking the population control issue from politics and adopting a...

CBI probe demanded into year-old PM-KISAN scam in Assam

Guwahati, Jul 6 (PTI) The Assam Jatiya Parishad (AJP) on Tuesday demanded a CBI enquiry into the irregularities in selection of beneficiaries under the...

Man held for raping mentally challenged minor in Assam

Karimganj (Assam), Jul 26 (PTI) A 43-year-old man has been arrested in Assam's Karimganj district for allegedly raping a mentally challenged minor girl, police...

10-day unlock to begin from July 1 in Nagaland

Kohima, Jun 28 (PTI) After a lockdown for one and a half months, the Nagaland government on Monday decided to begin a 10-day unlock...

Tripura govt announces promotion policy for employees on ad- hoc basis

Agartala, June 23 (PTI) The Tripura government Wednesday announced Promotion Policy 2021 for its employees on an ad-hoc basis, state Law Minister and Cabinet...

Central ministries, Assam govt to meet on resuming coal mining: CM

Guwahati, Jun 19 (PTI) A tripartite meeting among the Union ministries of coal and environment and the Assam government will be held next month...

Assam signs MoU with Survey of India for rural property survey

Guwahati, Jun 22 (PTI) The Assam government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Survey of India for implementing the Svamitva scheme...

PEDA facilitates export of Assamese Burmese grapes to Dubai

Guwahati, Jun 27 (PTI) In a major boost to harness the export potential of agricultural and processed food products from North Eastern states, a...

Assam CM highlights need for cooperation with NABARD for infra development

Guwahati, Jul 13 (PTI) Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Tuesday underscored the need for cooperation between the state government and NABARD to...