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Assam govt will appoint 15,000 school teachers in next 6 months: Himanta

Ahead of the state budget session, Assam finance and education minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Saturday announced that the state government would fill up 15,000 posts of

NORTHEAST NOW 26 Jan 2020 2:15 am

Assam: 7 arrested for looting SBI ATM; Rs 19 lakh recovered

Dhubri police have arrested 7 people on charges of being involved in the SBI ATM loot incident that took place at Gauripur town in Dhubri district on January 20. The gang

NORTHEAST NOW 26 Jan 2020 1:19 am

Journey of Trinity Saoo: Leading Meghalaya farmers to Padma Shri

Schoolteacher Trinity Saoo led hundreds of farmers in Jaitia Hills of Meghalaya to cultivate and boost the popularity of indigenous high curcumin Lakadong variety of turm

NORTHEAST NOW 26 Jan 2020 12:14 am

National Voters Day: Meghalaya registers over 19 lakh overs

Meghalaya has registered a total of 19,09,687 voters. At the National Voters Day celebration on Saturday, chief electoral officer (CEO) FR Kharkongor said this year, ther

NORTHEAST NOW 25 Jan 2020 11:45 pm

DSP who arrested Chidambaram among 28 CBI officers awarded Prez medals

New Delhi: An officer who climbed the walls of former Finance Minister P Chidambaram’s house to arrest him and another who headed a team that deported the first Ind

The Sen Times 25 Jan 2020 11:35 pm

Chinese Prez says his country faces grave situation as virus toll hits 41

Beijing: President Xi Jinping said China was facing a grave situation as the death toll from the coronavirus outbreak jumped to 41, overshadowing celebrations of the Luna

The Sen Times 25 Jan 2020 10:24 pm

Padma Vibhushan for Mary Kom, Padma Bhushan for SC Jamir, Padma Shri for 13 others from Northeast

On the eve of the 71st Republic Day, names of 15 noted personalities from Northeast India have been chosen for Padma Awards 2020. While world boxing champion MC Mary Kom

NORTHEAST NOW 25 Jan 2020 10:24 pm

Assam veterinarian Dr Kushal Konwar Sarma conferred Padma Shri

Assam veterinarian Dr Kushal Konwar Sarma has been conferred Padma Shri for his outstanding contribution in the field of wildlife treatment and Asian Elephant conservatio

NORTHEAST NOW 25 Jan 2020 8:59 pm

Public, tourists to experience Heritage Walk in Shillong

From now on, tourists, who visit Shillong city, will experience the Shillong Heritage Walk. The heritage sites include Earle Sanatorium, Khyndai Lad, Meghalaya Legislativ

NORTHEAST NOW 25 Jan 2020 8:33 pm

Some with guns tried to undermine historical reality of Nagaland: Ravi

Nagaland governor R.N. Ravi on Saturday said some people have tried to undermine the historical reality of the state and its unique constitutional status by using guns. G

NORTHEAST NOW 25 Jan 2020 7:48 pm

No creation of Union Territorial Council in Bodoland

While politicians and social organisations are debating on the pros and cons of a Union Territorial Council in Bodoland, the ministry of home affairs (MHA) has a differen

NORTHEAST NOW 25 Jan 2020 7:24 pm

Northeast Frontier Railway to run two special trains

In order to clear the extra rush of passengers, the Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) has decided to run two special trains (Train No. 05714 and Train No. 05630). Accordin

NORTHEAST NOW 25 Jan 2020 6:58 pm

Neighbours key for our future: Mizorams elder statesman

In the 1960s, Pu Bualhranga walked the hills of Myanmar and Bangladesh as a top leader of Mizo National Front then spearheading a powerful insurgent movement against Indi

NORTHEAST NOW 25 Jan 2020 5:13 pm

Assam govt to file case against leader of Shaheen Bagh protest

The BJP government in Assam will file a case against former Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) student Sharjeel Imam for his alleged statement that Assam will be carved ou

NORTHEAST NOW 25 Jan 2020 3:56 pm

Assam citizens to take pledge on Republic Day to protect Constitution

Authors, artists, lawyers, educationist and conscious citizens will take a pledge in Guwahati on Republic Day on Sunday to protect the Constitution of India. We will obse

NORTHEAST NOW 25 Jan 2020 2:54 pm

Free rice and pulses on the platter in Assam

Assam government will offer free rice to the poor, announced state finance minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Friday. He was speaking at a rally organised in support of the

NORTHEAST NOW 25 Jan 2020 2:52 pm

Prominent literary figures to assemble at Agartala Book Fair

The 12-day 38th Agartala Book Fair will begin from February 26 at International Mela Ground, Hapania, where a number of eminent writers from across India are expected to

NORTHEAST NOW 25 Jan 2020 2:02 pm

Tripura to host Hornbill fest from Feb 8

The Tripura government has planned to host an event on the lines of Nagalands Hornbill Festival. The two-day festival will be held from February 8 in Baramura Hills or Ha

NORTHEAST NOW 25 Jan 2020 1:41 pm

NDFB chief Ranjan Daimary gets interim bail

The Gauhati High Court has granted interim bail to National Democratic Front of Boroland (NDFB) chief Ranjan Daimary. A specially constituted division bench of the High C

NORTHEAST NOW 25 Jan 2020 1:09 pm

Mizoram doles out Rs 70 lakh incentive to students

The Mizoram Youth Commission (MYC) on Friday disbursed incentive cash award amounting to Rs 70 lakh to students, who successfully cleared various competitive examinations

NORTHEAST NOW 25 Jan 2020 12:02 pm

Mizoram private hospitals agree to implement healthcare schemes

Non-Governmental Hospital Association of Mizoram (NGHAM), on Friday, expressed their willingness to implement a health care scheme, officials sources said. NGHAM is an um

NORTHEAST NOW 25 Jan 2020 11:07 am

Assam government urges Centre for more stakes at NRL

Assam industry ministry Chandra Mohan Patowary on Friday said that the state government is keen to increase its share in NRL and the BPCLs stake in the Numaligarh-based r

NORTHEAST NOW 25 Jan 2020 10:22 am

Bodoland all set to become Union Territory!

While Assam is caught in a whirlpool of political turmoil, reports of creation of Bodoland Union Territory has taken the social media by a storm. Apparently, preparations

NORTHEAST NOW 25 Jan 2020 9:18 am

Assam: Fraudster arrested in Lakhimpur

Lakhimpur police arrested one Padmeswar Gogoi on Thursday evening, who has been duping people since 2017. Gogoi, who is a resident of Bokulgaon under Panigaon Police Stat

NORTHEAST NOW 25 Jan 2020 8:50 am

Outflow of illegal Bangladeshi migrants has increased post CAA: BSF

Following the enactment of CAA, there has been an increase in the outflow of illegal Bangladeshi migrants to Bangladesh over the past one month, the BSF said on Friday. &

NORTHEAST NOW 25 Jan 2020 8:05 am

This century belongs to India: Mizoram Governor

“I believe with full conviction that this century will belong to India,” said Mizoram Governor PS Sreedharan on Friday in his Republic Day message. “The

NORTHEAST NOW 25 Jan 2020 7:32 am

CBI rejects Indrani Mukerjeas bail plea

The bail plea of Indrani Mukerjea, accused in the Sheena Bora murder case, was once again rejected by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Friday. This was for th

NORTHEAST NOW 25 Jan 2020 7:09 am

Telly actor kills self at Mira Road apartment in Mumbai

MUMBAI, Jan 25: A 25-year-old television actor allegedly committed suicide at her residence in Mira Road in the neighbouring Thane district of Maharashtra, police said on

The Assam Tribune 25 Jan 2020 3:28 am

Myanmar says it takes measures to protect Rohingya

A day after International Court of Justice (ICJ) order, Myanmar government on Friday said that it has already put in place measures to protect Rohingya Muslims. The ICJ o

NORTHEAST NOW 24 Jan 2020 11:29 pm

Woman, child die of mysterious disease in Manipur

A woman and a child have died of a mysterious disease at Khamasom Phungthar village in Manipurs Ukhrul district along Indo-Myanmar border. States health department has re

NORTHEAST NOW 24 Jan 2020 11:11 pm

L V Prabhakar appointed MD of Canara Bank

New Delhi: The government on Friday announced appointment of L V Prabhakar as managing director and CEO of Canara Bank. He will replace R A Sankara Narayanan who demits o

The Sen Times 24 Jan 2020 9:30 pm

Zoramthanga meets Modi, reiterates demand for separate IAS cadre for Mizoram

Mizoram government has again urged the Centre to create separate cadres of IAS, IPS and IFS officers for the state, an official said on Friday. The official said that Chi

NORTHEAST NOW 24 Jan 2020 9:00 pm

Union Budget 2020-21: Import duties on more than 50 items likely to be raised

New Delhi: The government plans to increase import duties on more than 50 items including electronics, electrical goods, chemicals and handicrafts, targeting about $56 bi

The Sen Times 24 Jan 2020 8:53 pm

5000 migrant workers from Assam, West Bengal frisked; 500 found without documents

Police on Thursday carried out an identity verification exercise and took thousands of migrant workers from Assam and West Bengal to three processing centres in Kodagu di

NORTHEAST NOW 24 Jan 2020 8:35 pm

Preparations begin to link Voter ID with Aadhaar

The law ministry has accepted the suggestion from the Election Commission to link Voter ID card with the Aadhaar card. The ministry, however, has clearly said strict arra

NORTHEAST NOW 24 Jan 2020 8:07 pm

ONGC to invest Rs 3,200 crore to drill 115 wells in Tripura

The Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) has planned to invest Rs 3,200 crore to drill around 115 wells across eight oil and gas fields in Tripura. The countrys largest

NORTHEAST NOW 24 Jan 2020 7:47 pm

Prez to address nation on the eve of Republic Day

New Delhi: President Ram Nath Kovind will address the nation on Saturday on the eve of 71st Republic Day, a statement from Rashtrapati Bhavan said. “The address wil

The Sen Times 24 Jan 2020 7:41 pm

Judicial custody of Akhil Gogoi extended by 14 days

Krishak Mukti Sangram Samiti (KMSS) leader Akhil Gogoi was once again sent to 14-day judicial custody by a special NIA court in Guwahati on Friday. Gogoi was arrested on

NORTHEAST NOW 24 Jan 2020 5:36 pm

Meghalaya: UDP renews ILP demand in State

The United Democratic Party (UDP) has reiterated its demand for implementation of the inner line permit (ILP) system in Meghalaya. UDP is an ally of the Meghalaya Democra

NORTHEAST NOW 24 Jan 2020 5:07 pm

India faces first fall in direct taxes in at least two decades sources

Mumbai: Indias corporate and income tax collection for the current year is likely to fall for the first time in at least two decades, over half a dozen senior tax officia

The Sen Times 24 Jan 2020 5:03 pm

Facebook dark-mode rolling out for Android users

Facebook, like several other applications, is on course to launch ‘Dark Mode’ for its users. Even though there are several third-party apps that can help user

NORTHEAST NOW 24 Jan 2020 4:51 pm

Delhi Public School Indirapuram celebrates Meghalaya Statehood Day

Students of Delhi Public School Indirapuram at Ghaziabad in Uttar Pradesh on Wednesday exhibited a unique example of national integration as they celebrated the Meghalaya

NORTHEAST NOW 24 Jan 2020 4:36 pm