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Assam: Aasu martyr column vandalised in Barpeta

The Times of India 20 Sep 2020 2:14 am

Dont turn COVID-19 into political football: WHO

GENEVA (Reuters) The World Health Organizations top emergency expert, asked on Thursday about contradictory remarks by President Donald Trump and U.S. health officials o

The Sen Times 17 Sep 2020 6:15 pm

SOP out as Class IX-XII students look to return to school in Assam

The Assam government on Wednesday declared the SOP for reopening of schools and colleges in the state from September 21, adhering to Covid-19 protocols.

The Times of India 17 Sep 2020 6:15 pm

Assam government issues guidelines for Durga and Vishwakarma Puja

The Assam government on Wednesday issued guidelines to clamp restrictions on Vishwakarma and Durga Puja celebrations in view of the Covid-19 situation.

The Times of India 17 Sep 2020 6:15 pm

159 more test positive in Meghalaya, total at 4,195

On a day when Meghalaya recorded 159 fresh Covid-19 cases taking the states total to 4,195, the opposition Congress slammed the National Peoples Party-led Meghalaya Democ

The Times of India 17 Sep 2020 6:15 pm

Sarbanands Sonowal hands over subsidy for new theatres, reopening old ones

Chief minister Sarbanands Sonowal on Wednesday handed over cheques as government subsidy to entrepreneurs for building new movie theatres and reopening or renovation of c

The Times of India 17 Sep 2020 6:15 pm

Hit by pandemic, rural tourism in Nagaland stares at uncertainty

Mopungchuket in Nagaland is widely recognised as the land of Romeo and Juliet of the northeast Jina and Etiben of the Ao Nagas tribe and is very famous for its communit

The Times of India 17 Sep 2020 6:15 pm

50% domestic flights back in business: Hardeep Puri

Union civil aviation minister Hardeep Singh Puri on Wednesday said 50% of domestic flight operations have started in September.

The Times of India 17 Sep 2020 6:15 pm

Centre yet to receive Clause 6 report from Assam: Union min Reddy to RS

Union minister of state for home G Kishan Reddys statement on Wednesday to the Rajya Sabha that the Centre has not yet received the report of MHAs high-level committee on

The Times of India 17 Sep 2020 6:15 pm

Biplab Kumar defends comments on media; journalists set to intensify agitation

As the three-day deadline set by the journalists to withdraw his comments against the media ended, Tripura chief minister Biplab Kumar Deb has said he didn't threaten any

The Times of India 17 Sep 2020 6:15 pm

67-year-old dies in Meghalaya, 172 fresh cases

A 67-year-old Covid-positive man died at the Shillong Civil Hospital, taking the number of fatalities due to the viral infection in Meghalaya to 29.Director of health ser

The Times of India 16 Sep 2020 2:14 pm

Amid Covid threat, no guidelines yet for celebrating Vishwakarma Puja

With Vishwakarma Puja to be held on Thursday, the Assam government is yet to come up with a directive laying down guidelines on how to hold the celebrations amid the Covi

The Times of India 16 Sep 2020 1:57 pm

Former Meghalaya CM writes to governor on corruption in ADCs

Former chief minister and current leader of Opposition in the Meghalaya assembly Mukul Sangma has written to governor Satya Pal Singh about serious allegation of rampant

The Times of India 16 Sep 2020 1:44 pm

Elephant calf rescued from wet rice field in Arunachal Pradesh

A team of officials from the Pasighat forest division in East Siang district of Arunachal Pradesh has rescued a male elephant calf from the Remi wet rice cultivation fiel

The Times of India 16 Sep 2020 1:38 pm

Wrap up anti-CAA death inquiry in a month: AHRC

The Assam Human Rights Commission (AHRC) has asked the state government to complete the investigation into the deaths of four persons allegedly due to bullet injuries su

The Times of India 16 Sep 2020 10:15 am

FlyBig lends wings to Northeast's UDAN 4.0 dreams

Regional airline FlyBig has decided to lend its services in the northeast under UDAN 4.0, at a time several routes under the scheme have closed because of the pandemic.

The Times of India 16 Sep 2020 10:15 am

Assam doesnt have special courts to try elected leaders

Senior Supreme Court advocate and amicus curiae Vijay Hansaria, in a PIL of 2016 seeking speedy disposal of criminal cases against the present and former elected represen

The Times of India 16 Sep 2020 10:15 am

One dead in Biswanath as deluge returns, 3 districts hit

One person died and over 19,000 people were affected as fresh floods returned in three Assam districts, Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA) officials said o

The Times of India 16 Sep 2020 10:15 am

Guwahati: KMSS asks AJP to unite with it for polls, sets September 20 deadline

The Krishak Mukti Sangram Samiti (KMSS) has given September 20 as the ultimatum to AJP the newly floated party by All Assam Students Union (Aasu) and Asom Jatiyatabadi Y

The Times of India 16 Sep 2020 10:15 am

Rohingya woman, released from jail, handed over to Myanmar authorities

21-year-old Rohingya woman, who has been in a Tripura jail for six months, was handed over to the Myanmarese authorities at the integrated check post at Moreh on Monday.

The Times of India 16 Sep 2020 10:15 am

Webinar featuring scholars to discuss population control in Guwahati

Janasakhya Samadhan Foundation (JSF) held a webinar with eminent scholars from Tripura on Saturday.Formed in the year 2017, Jansankhya Samadhan Foundation has been workin

The Times of India 16 Sep 2020 10:15 am

New regional party born out of CAA agitation in Assam

Thirty-five years after its anti-foreigners agitation gave birth to Asom Gana Parishad (AGP), the All Assam Students Union (Aasu), in collaboration with Asom Jatiyatabadi

The Times of India 15 Sep 2020 6:15 pm

Daily flight count in northeast surpasses century-mark, at three-month high

Flight count at the airports across the northeast finally crossed the century mark with 102 aircraft carrying 11,213 passengers flying in and out on September 10, the hig

The Times of India 15 Sep 2020 6:15 pm

22 teachers of Sarala Birla Gyan Jyoti honoured in Guwahati

On the occasion of Teachers Day, IIHM Kolkata has honoured 22 teachers of Sarala Birla Gyan Jyoti of Guwahati in a virtual ceremony.

The Times of India 15 Sep 2020 6:15 pm

Peasant body wants to be with AJP

assamtimes 15 Sep 2020 5:49 pm

When Indian, Chinese soldiers fought together

In a walled patch of land, which lies largely marooned, are a series of graves, their bricks crumbling. Plants and creepers clamber all over them. In this cemetery by the

The Times of India 15 Sep 2020 10:15 am

Assam Covid-19 deaths much higher than govt figures!

Assam has so far registered a total of 469 Covid deaths with 16 people succumbed to the disease in the last 24 hours. Assam heath department sources, however, claimed the

Northeast Now 14 Sep 2020 5:26 pm

AJP emergence: Congress, BJP least bothered

assamtimes 14 Sep 2020 4:34 pm

Assam BJP MP Pradan Baruah tests positive for COVID-19 in Delhi

BJP MP Pradan Baruah, who was in Delhi to attend the Monsoon session of Parliament, which began on Monday, has tested positive for COVID-19. Baruah, who represents the La

Northeast Now 14 Sep 2020 3:28 pm

Divert oxygen cylinders for medical need: Health dept

The Assam health department has asked oxygen vendors to get ready to divert the entire amount of oxygen generated by them for medical supply, after the Centre predicted t

The Times of India 14 Sep 2020 2:05 pm

Asom Jatiya Parishad is born

assamtimes 14 Sep 2020 1:40 pm

Assam: AASU, AJYCP floats new political wing

All Assam Students Union (AASU) and Asom Jatiyatabadi Yuba Chatra Parishad (AJYCP) on Monday floated a new political party named Assam Jatiya Parishad (AJP). The name was

Northeast Now 14 Sep 2020 12:28 pm

Assam: Only Ghat Puja will be performed in Dibrugarh this year during Durga Puja

In view of the prevailing situation due to COVID -19 pandemic, Durga Puja committees of Dibrugarh has decided to skip offering obeisance to Durga idols this year. The com

Northeast Now 14 Sep 2020 9:58 am

Arunachal: GNRC empanelled under Chief Minister Arogya Arunachal Yojana

Chief Minister Arogya Arunachal Yojana (CMAAY)- the flagship healthcare scheme of the Arunachal Pradesh government- achieved a significant milestone with GNRC, Guwahati,

Northeast Now 14 Sep 2020 9:45 am

Assam govt announces infra projects worth 11,900 crore

The Times of India 13 Sep 2020 5:12 pm

Naga group: Identity quest is fulfilled, ready for pact

The Times of India 13 Sep 2020 5:10 pm

All Assam Students Union stares at leadership void

The All Assam Students Union stares at a void in leadership as top-brass leaders have started resigning to join their joint political front with AJYCP. The students body

The Times of India 13 Sep 2020 10:15 am

NTA makes last-minute tweaks to ensure Covid norms are followed

The National Testing Agency (NTA) has made some last-minute changes in examination centres so as to ensure that all Covid-19 norms are followed. As a part of this, some s

The Times of India 12 Sep 2020 6:15 pm

2628 COVID-19 patients discharged in Assam on Friday

A total of 2628 COVID-19 patients were discharged from various hospitals across Assam on Friday, tweeted health minister Himanta Biswa Sarma. 2628 patients discharged tod

Northeast Now 11 Sep 2020 11:51 pm

Zubin Gargs father tests positive for COVID-19

Zubin Gargs father and his wife Garima Saikia Gargs father and mother have tested positive for COVID-19 on Friday. As per reports available, the trio has been shifted to

Northeast Now 11 Sep 2020 11:41 pm

COVID-19: 16 more succumb in Assam, state tally rises to 138339

A total of 16 persons succumbed to COVID-19 in Assam on Friday, taking the states overall tally to 430. The deceased have been identified as Priyanka Upadhyay (24) of Dib

Northeast Now 11 Sep 2020 11:02 pm

Assam: Care home for elderly women inaugurated in Lakhimpur

A care home for elderly women was inaugurated in Nrayanpur to provide shelter to neglected, abandoned and abused women above the age of 60. Named Prashanti Dham, the care

Northeast Now 11 Sep 2020 9:32 pm

Minor molested in Tripura: Accused sent to police custody

The Dharmanagar district court on Friday sent one Parimal Namasudra to 15-day police custody for the molestation of a minor in a village in Dharmanagar. A case was filed

Northeast Now 11 Sep 2020 8:47 pm

Assam: Unabated erosion forcing many to leave homes in Lakhimpur

Unabated erosion by the Brahmaputra in Dhalpur-Jamuguri area of Lakhimpur district has forced many villagers to leave their homes in fear. Villagers in Aarimora, Lotabari

Northeast Now 11 Sep 2020 7:54 pm

Conservation action saves Pygmy Hog: the smallest pig from extinction

A recent study carried out by a group of scientists explained how conservation action saves species from extinction. The study focused on Indias Pygmy Hog one of the mos

Northeast Now 11 Sep 2020 6:25 pm

Assam CM meets academics, talks ways to hold classes, exams

The Times of India 11 Sep 2020 5:45 pm

Assam: Delimitation unlikely before 2021 state polls

The Times of India 11 Sep 2020 5:25 pm

NIA files chargesheet for Police officer Bhaskar Kalita killing

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) filed chargesheet for the case of Assam Police SI (Sub-Inspector) Bhaskar Kalita on September 10, 2020, before the Court of Specia

Times Of Assam 11 Sep 2020 3:55 pm

Manipur reports four new COVID-19 deaths, tally rises to 44

The COVID-19 death toll in Manipur has reached 44 with four persons succumbing to the disease in the last 24 hours. The total virus tally in the State has climbed to 7,47

Northeast Now 10 Sep 2020 11:17 pm

COVID-19: Assam records 2739 new cases

The total COVID-19 cases in Assam rose to 1,35,805 after 2739 new cases were reported in the state out of 35,369 tests were done in the last 24 hours. The positivity rate

Northeast Now 10 Sep 2020 10:56 pm

COVID-19 fatality breaches the 400 mark in Assam

Assam on Thursday reported 18 COVID-19 deaths, taking past the Assams tally beyond the 400-mark. With the fresh new deaths, a total of 414 persons have succumbed to the i

Northeast Now 10 Sep 2020 10:41 pm

NEHU says incumbent VC will comply with provisions of University Acts & Statutes in letter and spirit

The North-Eastern Hill University (NEHU) on Thursday maintained that incumbent vice-chancellor, Prof S K Srivastava would comply in letter and spirit with the provisions

Northeast Now 10 Sep 2020 9:17 pm

Assam: CM Sonowal takes stock of solid waste management project in Dibrugarh

Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Thursday took stock of the progress of the solid waste management project being constructed at Lekai in upper Assam, Dibrugarh.

Northeast Now 10 Sep 2020 9:04 pm

Meghalaya health department retests all symptomatic COVID-19 negative cases by using RT-PCR

The Meghalaya health department on Thursday said that all symptomatic COVID-19 negative cases in the state tested through the rapid antigen test, have been all re-tested

Northeast Now 10 Sep 2020 8:43 pm

Assam: Two more succumb to COVID-19 in Jorhat, tally rises to 18

The death of two more COVID-19 patients in Jorhat raised the death toll in the district to 18 on Thursday. Jorhat Deputy Commissioner Roshni A Korati informed on Thursday

Northeast Now 10 Sep 2020 8:29 pm

Assam: COVID-19 fatality in Kokrajhar rises to 18

Two more persons succumbed to COVID-19 infection in Kokrajhar district, the district commissioner informed on Thursday. Talking to Northeast Now, Kokrajhar deputy commiss

Northeast Now 10 Sep 2020 8:20 pm

NSCN (IM) wants Naga reconciliation alongside talks

Amidst informal talks with the Centre, the NSCN (Isak-Muivah) stressed that the process for reconciliation and unity among the Nagas and political talks should go on side

Northeast Now 10 Sep 2020 7:57 pm

Over 1 lakh defeat coronavirus in Assam, 77.4% cured so far

Over 1 lakh people have been cured of Covid-19 in Assam till September 8, with the recovery rate increasing to 77.4%.

The Times of India 10 Sep 2020 5:42 pm

51 sitting legislators from northeast facing cases in courts

As many as 51 sitting and 35 former MPs and MLAs of the northeastern states are accused in 87 cases pending in different courts in the region. Among them, the cases again

The Times of India 10 Sep 2020 5:34 pm

Over 1 lakh defeat Covid-19 in Assam, recovery rate 77.4%

The Times of India 10 Sep 2020 2:15 am

51 sitting, 35 former MP-MLAs in northeast facing court cases

As many as 51 sitting and 35 former MPs and MLAs of the northeastern states are accused persons in 67 cases pending in different courts in the region. Among them, the cas

The Times of India 10 Sep 2020 2:09 am

Out of jobs and nowhere to go, domestic helps cry for help

While the country discusses GDP contraction and loss of jobs in the private sector, very few spare a thought about the harrowing time that domestic helps are going throug

The Times of India 9 Sep 2020 10:15 am

Mizoram sows seeds of street reading in Arunachal Pradesh

In a remote state like Arunachal Pradesh, access to booze is much easier than laying your hands on books as you can spot a wine shop every 100 metres. With libraries situ

The Times of India 9 Sep 2020 10:15 am

Drug-carrying China bikes banned in Mizoram

The Mizoram home department on Tuesday banned the China-made Kenbo motorcycles (125 cc), which are being widely used in the state to transport contraband substances from

The Times of India 9 Sep 2020 10:15 am

Assam Chah Mazdoor Sangha announces series of agitation from Sept 16

The Assam Chah Mazdoor Sangha (ACMS) on Tuesday announced a series of agitational programmes from September 16 in support of their various demands. Talking to reporters,

Northeast Now 9 Sep 2020 1:03 am

Assam: Minor raped multiple times in Dibrugarh, accused arrested

Dibrugarh Police on Tuesday arrested a person for allegedly raping a 15-year girl in Dibrugarh. The accused has been identified as Riki Ahmed alias Bicky of Kawri Patty a

Northeast Now 9 Sep 2020 12:22 am

2,579 new COVID19 cases detected, recoveries cross 1 lakh-mark in Assam

Assam has registered 2,579 new COVID19 positive cases on Tuesday, taking the states overall tally to 1,30,823 while 2,166 other patients were discharged from hospitals or

Northeast Now 8 Sep 2020 11:14 pm

8 more die of COVID19 in Assam; death toll rises to 378

Eight more positive patients succumbed to COVID19 infection in Assam on Tuesday, taking the states death toll to 378. Confirming the news, Assam health minister Himanta B

Northeast Now 8 Sep 2020 9:23 pm

Will give autonomy to colleges in graded manner: Assam governor

Assam governor Prof Jagdish Mukhi on Monday presented the states views on implementation of National Education Policy (NEP) 2020, urging the President and Prime Minister

The Times of India 8 Sep 2020 4:21 pm

Assam has 7th highest number of active Covid cases in country

Assam has the seventh highest number of active Covid-19 cases in the country, according to a statement from the ministry of health and family welfare based on cumulative

The Times of India 8 Sep 2020 4:14 pm

Arunachal Pradesh part of south Tibet, claims China again

China on Monday once again claimed that Arunachal Pradesh is part of its territory in south Tibet region even as it denied having any knowledge on the five missing youths

The Times of India 8 Sep 2020 4:06 pm

Assam: Kamakhya prepares roadmap to resume temple parikrama

After remaining closed for almost six months owing to the novel coronavirus threat, Kamakhya temple management has planned to open the doors to its premises so that devot

The Times of India 8 Sep 2020 4:01 pm

KMSS adviser Akhil Gogoi calls upon Aasu, AJYCP for united front

Krishak Mukti Sangram Samiti (KMSS) adviser Akhil Gogoi, who has been declared as the chief ministerial face of the organisations new political venture which will contest

The Times of India 8 Sep 2020 3:58 pm

Twitter account of Prime Minister Narendra Modi hacked; tweets ask to donate to a relief fund through cryptocu..

Twitter account of Prime Minister Narendra Modi was hacked on Thursday. Twitter confirmed on Thursday that an account of Narendra Modis personal website was hacked with a

Northeast Now 3 Sep 2020 9:25 am

Hardliner ULFA[I] sends two Senior leaders on retirement

Militant outfit United Liberation Front of Assam[Independent] today sends two of its senior leaders on retiring with an immediate effect. In a press release signed by the

Times Of Assam 3 Sep 2020 9:21 am

Assam: Carcass of female elephant with bullet injury recovered in Chirang

The carcass of a mature female elephant, aged 40 years, which died of bullet injury at Oxiguri in Chirang district, has been recovered by the forest officials on Wednesda

Northeast Now 3 Sep 2020 2:01 am

Nagaland COVID19 update: Total positive cases rise to 4,017

Nagaland has registered 14 new COVID19 positive cases, taking the states overall tally to 4,017. Confirming the news, Nagaland health minister S Pangnyu Phom in his lates

Northeast Now 2 Sep 2020 4:49 pm

Oppo F17 Pro, Oppo F17 launch in India today: Specification & Expected Price

Oppo F17 Pro and the Oppo F17 phones will be launched on Wednesday in India. There is a lot of enthusiasm about the launch of Oppo F17 Pro, Oppo F17 launch in India today

Northeast Now 2 Sep 2020 2:31 pm

Assam: 25 Bangladeshi nationals lodged in Dhubri district jail released

The 25 Bangladeshi nationals, who were lodged in Dhubri district jail since May 6 for breaching terms and conditions of their visas, have finally been released on Wednesd

Northeast Now 2 Sep 2020 1:38 pm

Tripuras Sanjay Das among 47 teachers selected for national teachers award

Sanjay Das from Tripura has been selected among the 47 teachers, who have been nominated for the national teachers awards, which will be given out on September 5 on the o

Northeast Now 2 Sep 2020 1:11 pm

Pulwama terror attack accused seeks permission from court to appear for NEET exam

A Kashmiri youth accused in the Pulwama terror attack case has sought permission from the NIA Special Court in Jammu, to appear for the upcoming NEET 2020 exams. As per r

Northeast Now 2 Sep 2020 12:41 pm

Two more BJP MLAs test positive for COVID-19 in Tripura

Two more BJP MLAs tested positive for COVID-19 in Tripura, health department sources informed. The two MLAs are Kalyani Roy of Teliamura constituency and Sudhangshu Das o

Northeast Now 2 Sep 2020 12:36 pm

India leads global rise in new weekly coronavirus cases: WHO

The World Health Organization (WHO) on Tuesday said that India reported the highest number of new COVID-19 cases of any country in the past week. The organization also sa

Northeast Now 2 Sep 2020 12:25 pm

Teachers Day 2020: Things to know about Dr Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan

Every year since 1962, India has been celebrating September 5 as the Teachers Day. Its the birthday of Dr Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan. He was a philosopher, academic, and st

Northeast Now 2 Sep 2020 12:24 pm

Japan planning to offer COVID-19 vaccine for free to all citizens

Japan is planning to offer COVID-19 vaccines for free to all its citizens, Kyodo news reported on Wednesday. In order to undertake this massive and noble project, the Jap

Northeast Now 2 Sep 2020 11:59 am