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Meghalaya, Assam CMs discuss inter-state border issue, regional panels to submit reports by October 20

Chief ministers of Assam and Meghalaya, on Thursday, discussed the inter-state border issue. The meeting between the chief ministers of the neighbouring states was held virtually. Assam chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma and Meghalaya CM Conrad Sangma were joined by senior officials of their respective states. Chairmen and members of thethree regional committees, which were [] The post Meghalaya, Assam CMs discuss inter-state border issue, regional panels to submit reports by October 20 appeared

17 Sep 2021 2:07 pm
Assam schools to re-open for class 10 from September 20

Assam schools will re-open for class 10 from September 20. Re-opening of schools for class 10 was approved by Assam cabinet on Thursday. Assam education minister Ranuj Pegu said: The cabinet has decided to allow re-opening of physical classes for class X from September 20. Notably, classes for final year of higher secondary and final [] The post Assam schools to re-open for class 10 from September 20 appeared first on NORTHEAST NOW .

17 Sep 2021 8:37 am
Nagaland reports 2 more Covid deaths, 32 new cases

Nagaland reported two more Covid deaths and 32 new cases on Thursday. There were also 43 recoveries in the last 24 hours. According to the health and family welfare department, the two deaths have been reported from Dimapur in Nagaland. Of the fresh positive cases, Dimapur registered 11, Kohima 10,MokokchungandPhek5 each andWokha1. Among the 43 [] The post Nagaland reports 2 more Covid deaths, 32 new cases appeared first on NORTHEAST NOW .

16 Sep 2021 8:55 pm
Assam: Nearly 2500 rhino horns to be destroyed

Nearly 2500 rhino horns, stored in treasuries across Assam, will be destroyed. The Assam cabinet on Thursday approved destruction of the rhino horns. These rhino horns were kept in state treasuries since 1979. These horns were either recovered from dead rhinos or seized from poachers. The cabinet has decided to destroy 2479 horns,Assam forestminister ParimalSuklabaidhyasaid. [] The post Assam: Nearly 2500 rhino horns to be destroyed appeared first on NORTHEAST NOW .

16 Sep 2021 5:30 pm
Assam records highest crime rate against women in 2020, says NCRB

Assam recorded the highest rate of crimes against women in the country for the fourth consecutive year, said the annual National Crime Record Bureaus Crime in India 2020 report. The rate is calculated according to the number of crimes recorded in a population of every one lakh. The report which was on Tuesday stated that [] The post Assam records highest crime rate against women in 2020, says NCRB appeared first on NORTHEAST NOW .

16 Sep 2021 1:48 pm
Assam tea workers body demands 20% Puja bonus for workers

The Assam Chah Mazdoor Sangha (ACMS), the biggest tea garden workers union of the state, has demanded the tea industry to pay bonus to the workers ahead of Durga Puja celebration. The tea workers body asked the tea gardens to pay the 20% bonus to the plantation workers. Last month the ACMS had written to [] The post Assam tea workers body demands 20% Puja bonus for workers appeared first on NORTHEAST NOW .

14 Sep 2021 7:40 pm
SBI online, Net Banking, App Services to remain suspended for 2 hours; here are details

The Internet Banking Application and Online SBI services of the State Bank of India (SBI) would remain unavailable for two hours on Wednesday. The SBI on Tuesday said that the SBI customers wont be able to access to these services for a duration of 120 minutes. We request our esteemed customers to bear with us [] The post SBI online, Net Banking, App Services to remain suspended for 2 hours; here are details appeared first on NORTHEAST NOW .

14 Sep 2021 5:08 pm
Australian legend Mathew Hayden added to Pakistan coaching staff for T20 world cup

Australian batting legend Mathew Hayden has been added to the Pakistan teams coaching staff for the upcoming T20 World Cup in the UAE. Former South Africa seamerVernon Philander has also been added to the Pakistan coaching staff. The announcement was made by newPCB chairman Ramiz Raja. Ramiz Raja also informed that a head coach [] The post Australian legend Mathew Hayden added to Pakistan coaching staff for T20 world cup appeared first on NORTHEAST NOW .

14 Sep 2021 4:56 pm
Subansiri mega dam: Over 20 Assam organisations to protest against NHPC

Over 20 organisations in Assam have threatened to launch protest against the construction of mega dam overSubansiriRiver along the Assam-Arunachal Pradesh border. Informing about this, president of AssamJatiyatabadiYuva Chatra Parishad (AJYCP) PalashChangmaisaid that the protest will begin from September 20. Changmaiinformed that 22 organisations have come together and decided to launch a series of [] The post Subansiri mega dam: Over 20 Assam organisations to protest against NHPC appeared firs

14 Sep 2021 1:49 pm
Northeast Indian varsities in NIRF rankings 2021 face downswing trouble

The National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF), under the Ministry of Education, published its latest NIRF rankings on September 9, 2021, show that varsities from Northeast India are facing downswing troubles on their trajectories to forward. The NIRF rankings 2021, released by Dharmendra Pradhan, is the sixth annual ranking report of higher educational institutions since its [] The post Northeast Indian varsities in NIRF rankings 2021 face downswing trouble appeared first on NORTHEAST NOW

14 Sep 2021 8:05 am
Mizoram Police seeks details about 26 Myanmar nationals arrested in Guwahati

Mizoram Police has sought details about the 26 Myanmar nationals, who were arrested in Guwahati with forged Indian documents allegedly made in Mizoram, a senior police officer said. Mizoram Inspector General of Police (Headquarters) John Neihlaia said the state government was not aware of the arrested Myanmar nationals and their fake documents. We have instructed [] The post Mizoram Police seeks details about 26 Myanmar nationals arrested in Guwahati appeared first on NORTHEAST NOW .

14 Sep 2021 7:43 am
Gunmen attack Nigerian prison, free 240 inmates in Kogi

A group of gunmen raided a jail in southcentral Nigeria and freed 240 inmates after blowing up the perimeter fence of the prison. The attackers started a gun battle with the guards of the jail late on Sunday at the medium-security prison at Kabba in Kogi state, southwest of the federal capital Abuja, a media [] The post Gunmen attack Nigerian prison, free 240 inmates in Kogi appeared first on NORTHEAST NOW .

14 Sep 2021 7:05 am
25-year-old woman raped repeatedly by police constable, jumps into Ganga

A 25-year-old woman attempted to end her life by jumping into the Ganga after she was repeatedly raped by her uncle, police said on Monday. Police said the womans uncle, a traffic police constable, repeatedly raped her over the past two years. She was rescued by divers and police on Sunday evening. Police have registered [] The post 25-year-old woman raped repeatedly by police constable, jumps into Ganga appeared first on NORTHEAST NOW .

13 Sep 2021 9:02 pm
Nagaland reports 6 more Covid deaths, 27 new cases

Six more people succumbed to Covid-19 while 27 new cases were detected in Nagaland on Monday. There were also 56 recoveries in the last 24 hours. According to the Health and Family Welfare Department, Dimapur reported 12 fresh cases, Kohima 4, Mokokchung 3, Mon 5 and Wokha 3. Among the 56 recoveries, Dimapur registered 19, [] The post Nagaland reports 6 more Covid deaths, 27 new cases appeared first on NORTHEAST NOW .

13 Sep 2021 7:21 pm
NEET 2021: Know all about answer key, result date, expected cut-off

NEET 2021 was conducted across the country and abroad on September 12, 2021. According to reports, around 16 lakh candidates appeared NEET 2021 for the undergraduate medical and dental entrance examination. After the examination, the National Testing Agency (NTA) now gears up to release the NEET 2021 answer key and then result on its website [] The post NEET 2021: Know all about answer key, result date, expected cut-off appeared first on NORTHEAST NOW .

13 Sep 2021 3:29 pm
Over 12,000 cases of viral fever reported in Uttar Pradeshs Firozabad

Viral fever cases in the North Indian state of Uttar Pradesh are surging at a rapid pace. Over 12,000 people in Uttar Pradeshs Firozabad district are currently suffering from viral fever. Moreover, as many as four new deaths due to viral fever have been reported from the district in the last 24 hours. With the [] The post Over 12,000 cases of viral fever reported in Uttar Pradeshs Firozabad appeared first on NORTHEAST NOW .

13 Sep 2021 1:31 pm
Guwahati Police arrests 26 Myanmar nationals, seizes fake Aadhar cards with Mizoram address

Guwahati Police on Sunday arrested a total of 26 Myanmar nationals, belonging to various districts of the neighbouring country, for illegally entering the Indian territory. The Myanmar nationals were apprehended from a hotel at Paltan Bazar in Guwahati. They were planning to move to Delhi. The police said they seized Aadhar cards with Mizoram addresses [] The post Guwahati Police arrests 26 Myanmar nationals, seizes fake Aadhar cards with Mizoram address appeared first on NORTHEAST NOW .

12 Sep 2021 10:09 pm
8,614 including 413 children test Covid19 positive in Mizoram in 2 days

At least 413 children were among 8,614 people, who tested positive for Covid19 in Mizoram in the last two days (Saturday & Sunday), an official said. The Covid19 count crossed the 70,000-mark in Mizoram on Sunday as 1,089 people tested positive for the infection, he said. On Saturday, Mizoram reported 725 Covid19 cases. The death [] The post 8,614 including 413 children test Covid19 positive in Mizoram in 2 days appeared first on NORTHEAST NOW .

12 Sep 2021 8:26 pm
2 crore Covid19 vaccine doses administered in Assam

More than 2 crore Covid19 vaccine doses have been administered in Assam so far, said state health minister Keshab Mahanta on Saturday. Informing this, Assam health minister Mahanta tweeted, Glad to share that over 2 crore doses of vaccinations have been administered in Assam. It was only possible due to the support of Honble PM [] The post 2 crore Covid19 vaccine doses administered in Assam appeared first on NORTHEAST NOW .

11 Sep 2021 11:33 pm
Meghalaya: NEHU falls 10 places in 2021 NIRF rankings but its not a surprise

The National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) under the Ministry of Education published its 2021 rankings of Indian colleges and universities this week. With the usually well-known universities dominating the top ranks like the Indian Institute of Science (Bengaluru) and Jawaharlal Nehru University (New Delhi), a focal point in the rankings was the North-Eastern Hill University [] The post Meghalaya: NEHU falls 10 places in 2021 NIRF rankings but its not a surprise appeared first on NORTHE

11 Sep 2021 8:38 pm
IPL 2021: Mumbai Indians captain Rohit Sharma, 2 other stars reach Abu Dhabi

Three Mumbai Indians captain Rohit Sharma and two other stars reached Abu Dhabi with their family on a private charter flight on Saturday for IPL 2021. The other Mumbai Indians players who also flew from Manchester to Abu Dhabi along with Rohit Sharma are pacer Jasprit Bumrah and Suryakumar Yadav. According to media reports, all [] The post IPL 2021: Mumbai Indians captain Rohit Sharma, 2 other stars reach Abu Dhabi appeared first on NORTHEAST NOW .

11 Sep 2021 4:34 pm
Assam: Body of 12-year-old boy recovered from Buridihing river in Dibrugarh

The body of a 12-year-old boy, who has been missing since Thursday, was recovered from Buridihing river in upper Assams Dibrugarh on Saturday morning. Locals spotted the floating body of the minor, who has been identified as Ayushman Dowerah of Dibrugarh Chowkidinghee. The bicycle of the minor and his sleepers were found near the Buridihing [] The post Assam: Body of 12-year-old boy recovered from Buridihing river in Dibrugarh appeared first on NORTHEAST NOW .

11 Sep 2021 4:28 pm
Mizoram: 725 new COVID-19 cases detected

At least 63 persons per 1,000 thousand population in Mizoram were infected with Covid-19 after the total count reached 69,751 with 725 new cases reported on Saturday, an official statement said. The death toll in the state remains at 233, which means 21 persons per 1 lakh population have succumbed to the infection so far, [] The post Mizoram: 725 new COVID-19 cases detected appeared first on NORTHEAST NOW .

11 Sep 2021 12:45 pm
Assam: 12-year-old boy drowns in Buridehing river in Dibrugarh, rescue operation underway

A 12-year-old boy feared drowned in Buridehing river at Jokai Khamtighat area in upper Assams Dibrugarh on Thursday. A missing complaint has been filed at Milan Nagar Police outpost in Dibrugarh. Locals said the boy, identified as Ayushman Dowerah of Chowkidinghee, was last seen at Jokai Khamtighat area with his bicycle. Local resident said that [] The post Assam: 12-year-old boy drowns in Buridehing river in Dibrugarh, rescue operation underway appeared first on NORTHEAST NOW .

10 Sep 2021 9:12 pm
Northeast: 32-year-long journey of Aaranyak

Aaranyak, a registered society, which was established in 1989 mainly as a neighbourhood NGO, celebrated its 32nd foundation day. From a small beginning in 1989, today, Aaranyak has become a leading research-based conservation organisation of Northeast India garnering national and international recognition. Thanking its dedicated employees and members, Aaranyak said it could portray itself as [] The post Northeast: 32-year-long journey of Aaranyak appeared first on NORTHEAST NOW .

10 Sep 2021 4:44 pm
Assam: IIT Guwahati bags 7th rank in Engineering and 8th in overall NIRF Ranking 2021

Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati (IIT-G) has bagged 7th rank in Engineering and 8th rank in overall National Institutional Rankings Framework(NIRF) Ranking 2021. Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Thursday virtually announced the NIRF Rankings 2021. IIT Madras had emerged as the best institute in India, bagging the top rank in NIRF ranking. For the third [] The post Assam: IIT Guwahati bags 7th rank in Engineering and 8th in overall NIRF Ranking 2021 appeared first on NORTHEAST NOW

9 Sep 2021 2:42 pm
Row over Assam Cattle Preservation Bill, 2021

The Assam Cattle Preservation Bill, 2021 which was tabled in the Assembly on July 12 by Assam chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma has sparked row in the state. According to chief minister Sarma, the particular legislation aims to ban interstate transport of cows through Assam in order to control their smuggling to neighbouring Bangladesh. The [] The post Row over Assam Cattle Preservation Bill, 2021 appeared first on NORTHEAST NOW .

15 Jul 2021 1:38 pm
Data concept: Few points based on World Development Report 2021

This article is exclusively based on the World Development Report published by the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development/The World Bank, 2021 titled Data for better lives. I wish to mention a few points about data as data is important in our lives. When a baby is born the babys weight is immediately measured and [] The post Data concept: Few points based on World Development Report 2021 appeared first on NORTHEAST NOW .

7 Jul 2021 5:44 pm
International Yoga Day, 21st June 2021: Few Issues

Importance of Yoga:Yoga is good for health as anyone can do it without spending any money. Of course, I suggest before practising Yoga one should undergo training from a yoga instructor maybefor a few days or maybe for a month. I am now a senior citizen and crossed 64 years of age but from 1977 [] The post International Yoga Day, 21st June 2021: Few Issues appeared first on NORTHEAST NOW .

21 Jun 2021 5:44 pm
2nd Covid-19 wave: Hollow vessel finally silenced, fake conqueror vanquished

The first wave of Covid -19 in 2020 infected millions across the world and India was no exception. With the coming of autumn, the Covid -19 surge began subsiding and by winter of 2010-21 the pandemic was virtually gone. This indeed was the development across the entire globe. Most unfortunately, the high Czars of Delhi [] The post 2nd Covid-19 wave: Hollow vessel finally silenced, fake conqueror vanquished appeared first on NORTHEAST NOW .

20 Jun 2021 10:40 am
Assams May 2 mandate and reasons behind Oppositions dismal show

With exit polls predicting a numero uno position, way before the mandate started to trickle in on May 2, the status quo of the BJP in Assam was foretold. These prophecies resonated more throughout the trajectory right from round 1 in the morning hours on Sunday. While the narrative of Vikas (development) coupled with an [] The post Assams May 2 mandate and reasons behind Oppositions dismal show appeared first on NORTHEAST NOW .

4 May 2021 5:58 pm
Election Manifestos, 2021: What Should Assam Expect from Promises?

With the declaration of the dates for the Assam assembly elections in three phases, the people have once again started hearing the promises of different political parties. By now, the people are quite accustomed to hearing all those promises which include: serious efforts for solving flood problems, sincere efforts for distribution of land pattas, provision [] The post Election Manifestos, 2021: What Should Assam Expect from Promises? appeared first on NORTHEAST NOW .

26 Mar 2021 8:37 pm