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...

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...

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...

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,...

5 more BSF staffers test COVID-19 positive in Mizoram

Aizawl, Jul 6 (PTI) Five more Border Security Force (BSF) personnel in Mizoram tested positive for coronavirus infection, taking the state's COVID-19 tally to...

35 new COVID-19 cases in Nagaland take total tally to 625

Kohima, Jul 6 (PTI) At least 35 people have tested positive for COVID-19 in Nagaland in the past 24 hours, taking the total tally...

Meghalaya Board’s HSSLC result on July 9

Shillong, Jul 6 (PTI) The Meghalaya Board of School Education will announce the results of the Higher Secondary School Leaving Certificate (HSSLC) examination 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...

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 invites textile firms to invest in state, assures customised support to ventures

Guwahati, Jul 7 (PTI) The Assam government has invited textile companies to invest in the state, assuring customised support to their business ventures. With the...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

8 more test positive for COVID-19 in Meghalaya, total active cases 36

Shillong, Jul 6 (PTI) Eight persons, including five BSF personnel have tested positive for COVID-19 in Meghalaya on Monday, increasing the number of active...

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...

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...

House-to-house testing in Guwahati after jump in COVID-19 cases: Assam health minister

Guwahati, Jul 6 (PTI) With Guwahati witnessing a rapid increase in coronavirus cases, the Assam government will start house-to-house testing in the state capital...