Tripura reports 85 fresh COVID-19 cases, two fatalities

Agartala, Oct 19 (PTI) At least 85 more people tested positive for COVID-19 in Tripura on Monday, pushing the tally to 29,553, a health...

RPF seize 34.5 kg cannabis, rescue minor girl

Guwahati, Oct 23 (PTI) The Railway Protection Force (RPF) of Northeast Frontier Railway has seized 34.55 kg cannabis, apprehended two touts and rescued a...

Meghalaya govt to seek feedback from parents on reopening of schools

Shillong, Oct 7 (PTI) The Meghalaya government on Wednesday said it will seek feedback from parents before taking a final decision on reopening of...

Govt urged to include tobacco in RoDTEP scheme to boost export

Guwahati, Oct 28 (PTI) The Federation of All India Farmer Associations (FAIFA) on Wednesday urged the government to include tobacco in Remission of Duties...

NGO condemns arrest of human rights activists, demands immediate release

GUWAHATI, Apr 16: Assam-based human rights NGO, Manab Adhikar Sangram Samiti (MASS), expressed dismay over the Supreme Court's recent direction asking civil rights activists...

Mizoram reports 9 new COVID-19 cases; tally rises to 2,229

Aizawl, Oct 16 (PTI) At least nine more people have tested positive for COVID-19 in Mizoram, pushing the state's coronavirus caseload to 2,229, an...

Meghalaya Assembly committee asks govt to review rates for COVID-19 test

Shillong, Oct 10 (PTI) The Meghalaya Assembly Committee on Women Empowerment has asked the state government to reconsider the rates for COVID-19 test and...

16 tiger teeth seized, 4 arrested in Assam

Guwahati, Oct 21 (PTI) Four persons have been arrested and 16 tiger teeth seized from their possession in Assam's Karbi Anglong district on Wednesday,...

Lt Singh receives appreciation award

SHILLONG, Nov 28: Lieutenant Palvinder Singh received an 'appreciation award' from Meghalaya Governor Tathagatha Roy for his dedicated services and for being the best...

Assam to open boundaries with other NE states from Sunday

GUWAHATI, May 2: The Assam government will open its boundaries with other northeastern states from Sunday to allow stranded people to return to their...

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...

Meghalaya reports 128 new COVID-19 cases, tally 7,165

Shillong, Oct 7 (PTI) At least 128 people tested positive for COVID-19 in Meghalaya on Wednesday, pushing the tally to 7,165, a senior health...

Weeklong lockdown in Aizawl to check spread of COVID-19

Aizawl, Oct 27 (PTI) A weeklong lockdown came into force in Aizawl municipal area on Tuesday, as part of the government's measures to check...

BJP MLA writes to Shah for resolving Assam-Meghalaya border dispute

Shillong, Oct 23 (PTI) A BJP MLA in Meghalaya on Friday wrote to Union Home Minister Amit Shah seeking the Centre's intervention in resolving...

Tripura registers 160 new COVID-19 cases, 202 more recoveries

Agartala, Oct 28 (PTI) Single-day recoveries outnumbered new COVID-19 cases in Tripura, as 160 more people tested positive for the infection while 202 more...

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...

Will examine demand for inquiry into uranium tank leakage: Meghalaya CM

Shillong, Oct 13 (PTI) Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma has said his government would examine a demand for an independent inquiry into alleged...

Nagaland govt issues guidelines for Durga Puja celebrations

Kohima, Oct 9 (PTI) The Nagaland government has issued guidelines for the celebration of the forthcoming Durga puja, allowing pandals to be set up...

Arms, ammunition seized in Manipur

Imphal, Oct 9 (PTI) A joint team of Manipur police and Assam Rifles on Friday recovered a cache of arms and ammunition from a...

Meghalaya reports 81 new COVID-19 cases, one death

Shillong, Oct 23 (PTI) At least 81 more people have tested positive for COVID-19 in Meghalaya on Friday, pushing the coronavirus tally to 8,801,...