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Maha Police facing shortage of manpower to enforce lockdown

Nagpur: Maharashtra Police personnel on deputation in the CID and ACB have now been called for regular duties as the state police force is facing shortage of manpower in

The Sen Times 5 Apr 2020 1:07 pm

3 govt employees to face suspension for misusing curfew passes

Doda (Jammu and Kashmir): Curfew passes of three government employees in Doda district have been cancelled for alleged misuse amid the lockdown period. The employees are

The Sen Times 5 Apr 2020 11:16 am

Sunday light off no threat to stability of countrys electricity grid

The Power Ministry on Saturday clarified that Prime Minister Narendra Modis call to turn off the lights for nine minutes at 9 pm on Sunday poses no threat to the stabilit

NORTHEAST NOW 5 Apr 2020 10:14 am

Air India earns accolades from Pakistan ATC for COVID-19 relief flights

Pakistan Air Traffic Controller has showered its praises on Air India for its numerous relief and evacuation flights worldwide amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Air India has b

NORTHEAST NOW 5 Apr 2020 9:13 am

Assam DGP warns rumour mongers and lockdown violators of stern action

Assam director general of police (DGP) Bhaskarjyoti Mahanta on Saturday said the state police force is applying new technology for tracing contacts of the COVID-19 positi

NORTHEAST NOW 5 Apr 2020 8:45 am

Manipur Police Patrol Unit for Imphal city launched

Manipur Police Patrol Unit meant for Imphal city was formally launched at Chief Ministers Secretariat in Imphal. The state chief minister N Biren Singh along with Manipur

NORTHEAST NOW 5 Apr 2020 7:35 am

Sikkim still free from COVID-19

When new cases of COVID-19 have been reported from different parts of the country, Sikkim is still free from any case of COVID-19. A total of 37 samples of suspected COVI

NORTHEAST NOW 5 Apr 2020 7:25 am

Assam: Individuals, NGOs feed Jorhats poor amid COVID-19 lockdown

Individuals and NGOs in eastern Assams Jorhat are working at the grassroots to provide succour to the daily wagers amid COVID-19 lockdown. The first to begin handing out

NORTHEAST NOW 5 Apr 2020 7:14 am

Assam Police invite applications for stenographers posts

Assam Police has released an employment notification for the recruitment to the 19 posts of Stenographer (Grade-III) under Directorate of AP HQrs and district police cadr

NORTHEAST NOW 5 Apr 2020 6:58 am

Sikkim receives essential medical kits to fight COVID-19

A consignment of essential medical commodities from Delhi has arrived in Sikkim on Saturday. This consignment was delivered by Air India cargo plane from New Delhi to Bag

NORTHEAST NOW 5 Apr 2020 6:29 am

Manipur: Additional charge of forest, MAHUD to deputy CM Joykumar

In a significant development, Manipur chief minister N Biren Singh on Saturday effected minor reshuffle in the portfolios of his ministers. According to the reshuffle, th

NORTHEAST NOW 5 Apr 2020 1:49 am

6-year-old Tripura girl donates her entire piggy bank savings to fight COVID19

A six-year-old girl Sayantika Deb from Tripura donated her entire piggy bank savings of Rs 6,005 to the Chief Ministers Relief Fund to help the government in tackling the

NORTHEAST NOW 5 Apr 2020 1:17 am

#CheckTheFake-5: COVID19 travels faster than light

With the rise in rate of new #COVID19 cases across the world, its time to believe that even light cannot travel faster than this pandemic. But people in India unaware of

NORTHEAST NOW 5 Apr 2020 12:21 am

COVID-19 positive case detected from Cachar, Assam tally rises to 26

SILCHAR, April 5 - Amidst escalating COVID-19 positive cases in the state, another person has been found to be positive from Barak Valley.

The Assam Tribune 5 Apr 2020 12:08 am

COVID19 outbreak in Assam: Confirmed positive cases rise to 26

Assam has recorded one more COVID19 positive case taking the total to 26. Confirming the news on the new positive case on his Twitter handle, Assam health minister Himant

NORTHEAST NOW 5 Apr 2020 12:05 am

COVID-19: Fake news case lodged against Tripura CM

An FIR has been filed against Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Deb, alleging he was spreading rumours and fake news on COVID-19. The FIR was lodged by senior Congress leader

NORTHEAST NOW 4 Apr 2020 11:08 pm

Fight against COVID19: Mukesh-Nita Ambani, RIL donate Rs 1 crore to Meghalaya CMRF

Billionaire Mukesh Ambani, his wife Anita Ambani and Reliance Industries Ltd. donated Rs 1 crore to the Meghalaya Chief Ministers Relief Fund (CMRF) to combat COVID19. Me

NORTHEAST NOW 4 Apr 2020 10:50 pm

Coronavirus scare: CRPF DG goes into self quarantine

Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) DG AP Maheshwari has gone into self-quarantine, two days after the CRPF chief medical officer tested positive for coronavirus. In an o

NORTHEAST NOW 4 Apr 2020 10:48 pm

Not right to pinpoint Tablighi Jamaat for COVID-19 spread, says Andhra Pradesh CM Jagan Reddy

As the number of positive COVID-19cases continue to increase in the country and the needle of suspicion and blame is pointed towards Tablighi Jamaat, Andhra Pradesh Chief

NORTHEAST NOW 4 Apr 2020 10:33 pm

Lockdown special: Sarabhai Vs Sarabhai and Khichdi to air from Monday

It’s raining retelecast during the 21-day nationwide lockdown period, called to prevent the spread of coronavirus. After Doordarshan, it is now Star Bharat that is

NORTHEAST NOW 4 Apr 2020 9:55 pm

Assam: DIPR alerts district, sub-divisional officers against fake news

The director of Information & Public Relations (DIPR), Assam, Anupam Choudhury has asked all the district and sub-divisional I&PR officers to monitor and check fa

NORTHEAST NOW 4 Apr 2020 9:29 pm

Spain starting to see slowdown in new coronavirus cases

Madrid: Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Snchez says that his nation ravaged by the coronavirus pandemic is starting to see the light at the end of the tunnel. Snchez said th

The Sen Times 4 Apr 2020 9:09 pm

4 Northeast states have produced 21,569 face masks to fight COVID19

A total of 119 Self Help Groups (SHGs) from four states in Northeast have produced 21,569 face masks to fight against COVID19 pandemic. The SHGs have been producing the f

NORTHEAST NOW 4 Apr 2020 8:40 pm

Assam: Sonowal directs to ensure uninterrupted power supply at health institutions

Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Saturday directed the state power department to take adequate measures to ensure uninterrupted power supply at health instituti

NORTHEAST NOW 4 Apr 2020 8:40 pm

Arunachal: Two ULFA (I) cadres nabbed in Nampong

Two ULFA (I) rebels were nabbed at Nampong in Changlang district of Arunachal Pradesh on Saturday. Police said acting on intelligence input that ULFA (I) cadres sneak int

NORTHEAST NOW 4 Apr 2020 8:22 pm

Lifeline UDAN transported 119 tonnes of essential items to the northeast and other hilly states

The Centre on Saturday said that under Lifeline UDAN, air cargo carriers have transported around 119 tonnes of essential commodities across the northeast and other hilly

NORTHEAST NOW 4 Apr 2020 8:09 pm

Coronavirus: Karbi Anglong police set up control room

Amid the rising number of Covid-19 positive cases in Assam, the Karbi Anglong police in collaboration with Bokajan administration has set up a dedicated 247 control roomi

NORTHEAST NOW 4 Apr 2020 8:00 pm

Modi, Trump have telephonic conversation on fight against coronavirus outbreak

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Donald Trump on Saturday held a detailed discussion on the situation arising out of the coronavirus outbreak and

The Sen Times 4 Apr 2020 7:57 pm

Keep strict vigil to ensure complete lockdown: Assam CM to Dima Hasao DC, SP

Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Saturday asked the Dima Hasao deputy commissioner and superintendent of police to keep strict vigil to ensure complete complian

NORTHEAST NOW 4 Apr 2020 7:41 pm

Coronavirus: Punjab CM orders expenditure cuts for all depts

Chandigarh: Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Saturday ordered expenditure cuts for all government departments to meet urgent expenses needed to deal with the coro

The Sen Times 4 Apr 2020 7:32 pm

Coronavirus: Assam filmmaker Rima Das donates Rs 1 lakh to Arogya Nidhi

Assam filmmaker Rima Das on Saturday contributed Rs 1.01 lakh to the state governments coronavirus relief fund Assam ArogyaNidhi. Any amount of money can be helpful in th

NORTHEAST NOW 4 Apr 2020 7:19 pm

Assam: One Nizamuddin returnee tests positive for coronavirus in Lakhimpur, total cases rise to 25

One more person tested positive for novel coronavirus in Assam on Saturday, taking the total number of Covid-19 cases in the state to 25. The new Covid-19 case was report

NORTHEAST NOW 4 Apr 2020 7:03 pm

Indian power grid operators scramble to prepare for Modis lights off plan

Chennai/Mumbai: Prime Minister Narendra Modis appeal to citizens to switch off lights across India on Sunday to mark the coronavirus fight is generating a lot more work a

The Sen Times 4 Apr 2020 6:54 pm

Tezpur University develops face shields for medical staff to fight COVID19

Tezpur University in Assam has developed face shields that can be used by the medical staff as a protective device against COVID19. The face shields can be worn by medica

NORTHEAST NOW 4 Apr 2020 6:40 pm

Coronavirus scare: 1317 people quarantined in Assams Sivasagar

A total of 55 persons blood samples have been collected till Thursday in upper Assams Sivasagar district and results of 18 of them have been found negative. Altogether 12

NORTHEAST NOW 4 Apr 2020 6:10 pm

42 per cent of coronavirus patients in India in 21-40 years age bracket

New Delhi: As much as 42 per cent patients of coronavirus in the country belong to 21-40 years age, Union Health Ministry Joint Secretary Lav Agarwal said on Saturday. &#

The Sen Times 4 Apr 2020 5:54 pm

With 601 new cases, Indias COVID-19 tally jumps to 2,902

New Delhi: Total positive cases of COVID-19 in India stands at 2,902 which includes 601 fresh patients, said Ministry of Health and Family Welfare Joint Secretary Lav Aga

The Sen Times 4 Apr 2020 5:05 pm

Arunachal: Family members of coronavirus patient test negative

All four family members of the lone coronavirus patient in Arunachal Pradesh whose swab samples were sent for laboratory tests, have tested negative, chief minister Pema

NORTHEAST NOW 4 Apr 2020 3:48 pm

Coronavirus scare: Naga groups urge Nagaland govt to seal border with Assam

With reports of the attendees of the Tablighi Jamaat at Nizamuddin Markaz in New Delhi going into hiding, various Naga organisations appealed to the Nagaland government t

NORTHEAST NOW 4 Apr 2020 3:33 pm

Centre launches toll free helpline number for Northeast people

The Centre on Friday launched a toll free helpline number exclusively for the people of the Northeast which would be answered from the Central Control Room in the North B

NORTHEAST NOW 4 Apr 2020 3:20 pm

Cooperation from patients key to tackling COVID-19: Himanta

DERGAON, April 4 - Though the COVID-19 positive patients are being given normal treatment as of now, they must cooperate with the government and doctors, otherwise they r

The Assam Tribune 4 Apr 2020 3:11 pm

Entry to East, West Karbi Anglong districts restricted

DIPHU, April 4 - Moments after the news came that three persons from Jagiroad, identified as Hajrat Ali (60), Md Nuruddin (55) and Md Jonab Ali (46), had tested positive

The Assam Tribune 4 Apr 2020 3:11 pm