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Lok Sabha results: Saffron surge sweeps Northeast states too

By   /  May 24, 2019  /  Region, Top News  /  Comments Off on Lok Sabha results: Saffron surge sweeps Northeast states too

Guwahati/Itanagar/Shillong/Gangtok/ Aizawl, May 23 (PTI/IANS): The saffron surge that swept the entire country on Thursday also gripped India’s north-east with the BJP leading in 14 out of the total 25 seats in the eight northeastern states. In Assam, BJP is leading in nine out of the 14 Lok Sabha seats including Autonomous Council (Diphu), Dibrugarh, […]

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LS election result historic, unprecedented, says Sonowal

By   /  May 24, 2019  /  Region  /  Comments Off on LS election result historic, unprecedented, says Sonowal

  Guwahati, May 23 (PTI): Terming the Lok Sabha election results as “historic” and “unprecedented”, Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal Thursday said the mandate is for nationalism and faster development of a new India. In a series of tweets, Sonowal gave full credit to the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP President Amit […]

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Tripura CM Biplab Deb thanks people on BJP’s ‘Landslide Victory’

By   /  May 24, 2019  /  Region  /  Comments Off on Tripura CM Biplab Deb thanks people on BJP’s ‘Landslide Victory’

Agartala, May 23 (IANS): Tripura CM Biplab Kumar Deb on Thursday in a press meet at BJP Party office congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP National President Amit Shah and thanked the people on the BJP’s “big victory” in the Lok Sabha polls. “It is a land slide victory for BJP in the 2019 […]

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FAW outbreak: INR 20 cr. maize crop damaged in Mizoram

By   /  May 22, 2019  /  Region  /  Comments Off on FAW outbreak: INR 20 cr. maize crop damaged in Mizoram

Aizawl, May 22 (IANS): The fall armyworm (FAW), an insect indigenous to the Americas, has caused an estimated loss of INR 20 crore to maize cultivation in over 130 villages in Mizoram, officials said on Wednesday.

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International Day for Biological Diversity observed in Manipur

By   /  May 22, 2019  /  Region  /  Comments Off on International Day for Biological Diversity observed in Manipur

Our Correspondent Imphal, May 22 (EMN): International Day for Biological Diversity was observed on the theme ‘Our biodiversity, our food, our health’ in Manipur on Wednesday.

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Lumding division recovers highest-ever penalty of INR 7.4 lakh from ticketless travellers in single day

By   /  May 22, 2019  /  Region  /  Comments Off on Lumding division recovers highest-ever penalty of INR 7.4 lakh from ticketless travellers in single day

Dimapur, May 22 (EMN): Passengers who travel for short distance with unreserved ticket, often board reserved compartments of mail/express trains causing inconvenience to bona-fide travellers and loss of revenue for railways.

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Assam Rifles and Coast Guard sign Charter of Affiliation

By   /  May 22, 2019  /  Region  /  Comments Off on Assam Rifles and Coast Guard sign Charter of Affiliation

Shillong, May 22 (PTI): The Assam Rifles and the Indian Coast Guard on Wednesday signed a ‘Charter of Affiliation’ to utilise each other’s assets for operational training, sports and adventure.

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Arunachal NPP urges Centre to apprehend Tirong Aboh’s killers

By   /  May 22, 2019  /  Region  /  Comments Off on Arunachal NPP urges Centre to apprehend Tirong Aboh’s killers

Itanagar, May 22 (PTI): The Arunachal Pradesh unit of National People’s Party (NPP) on Wednesday urged the state and the central governments to apprehend the insurgents behind the killing of MLA Tirong Aboh and 10 others.

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Journalist, social activists express concern over ‘fake’ NRC objections

By   /  May 22, 2019  /  Region  /  Comments Off on Journalist, social activists express concern over ‘fake’ NRC objections

Guwahati, May 22 (PTI): A group of people in Assam on Wednesday expressed concern over “false” objections raised by persons with “vested interests” to “harass genuine Indian citizens”, whose names have appeared in the draft NRC.

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Arunachal MLA, ten others gunned down by suspected Naga militants

By   /  May 21, 2019  /  Region, Top News  /  Comments Off on Arunachal MLA, ten others gunned down by suspected Naga militants

Eastern Mirror Desk/PTI Itanagar, May 21 (PTI): In a brutal attack, suspected NSCN militants on Tuesday gunned down sitting MLA and NPP assembly poll candidate Tirong Aboh and ten others, including his son and two security personnel, in Tirap district of Arunachal Pradesh, a top police officer said. Aboh, 41, was on his way to […]

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