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31 Rohingyas stuck at Bangladesh border since Friday; BSF-BGB blame-game on

By   /  January 20, 2019  /  Region  /  Comments Off on 31 Rohingyas stuck at Bangladesh border since Friday; BSF-BGB blame-game on

Agartala, Jan. 20 (PTI): Thirty one Rohingya Muslims are literally in no-man’s land, holed up behind the barbed wire fencing along the Bangladesh border in Tripura since Friday, while a blame-game is on between the border guards of the two countries over their refuge. The Border Security Force (BSF) officials said six men, nine women […]

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NE burning because of Citizenship Amendment Bill — Lalduhawma

By   /  January 19, 2019  /  Region  /  Comments Off on NE burning because of Citizenship Amendment Bill — Lalduhawma

Kolkata, Jan. 19 (IANS): Criticising the Citizenship Amendment Bill, Zoram Nationalist Party leader Lalduhawma on Saturday said the entire Northeast was “burning” because of its after effects and appealed to all parties in the region to sever links with the BJP.

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Meghalaya mine tragedy: Body yet to be identified

By   /  January 19, 2019  /  Region  /  Comments Off on Meghalaya mine tragedy: Body yet to be identified

Shillong, Jan. 19 (PTI): Family members of at least five of the 15 people trapped inside a coal mine in Meghalaya failed to identify the decomposed body of a victim on Friday from the videos recorded underwater, officials said. Navy divers detected the body using an unmanned remotely-operated vehicle (ROV) at a depth of around […]

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Manipur IPR dept. offers basic course in news reporting

By   /  January 19, 2019  /  Region  /  Comments Off on Manipur IPR dept. offers basic course in news reporting

Our Correspondent Imphal, Jan. 19 (EMN): State Institute of Journalism, Directorate of Information Public Relations, government of Manipur offered seven-day basic course in news reporting to 20 trainees at the Lamka Press Club in Imphal.

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Tripura CM assures punishment for Madhabbari firing offenders

By   /  January 19, 2019  /  Region  /  Comments Off on Tripura CM assures punishment for Madhabbari firing offenders

Agartala, Jan. 19 (PTI): Eleven days after police fired on Citizenship Amendment Bill protesters at Madhabbari in West Tripura, Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb on Saturday paid a visit to the area and assured to punish the offenders. “No one would go unpunished if found guilty. We have ordered a magisterial enquiry into the incident […]

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Citizenship Bill: Protests rage on in Assam

By   /  January 19, 2019  /  Region  /  Comments Off on Citizenship Bill: Protests rage on in Assam

Guwahati, Jan. 19 (PTI): Protests against the Citizenship Amendment Bill showed no sign of waning in Assam on Saturday as agitators staged semi-clad protests in Texpur, took out women’s rally in Tinsukia, and organised citizen’s meeting in Guwahati.

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Gaan-Ngai festival begins in Manipur

By   /  January 19, 2019  /  Region  /  Comments Off on Gaan-Ngai festival begins in Manipur

Our Correspondent Imphal, Jan. 19 (EMN): Manipur Forest and  Environment, Horticulture and Soil Conservation Minister Thounaojam Shyamkumar on Saturday inaugurated the five-day state-level Gaan-Ngai Festival 2019 at the Chingmeirong Kabui village in Manipur’s Imphal east district. Gaan-Ngai, a post- harvest festival of the  Zeliangrong community began with traditional dances and religious activities.

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Meghalaya authorities express ‘inability’ to evacuate trapped miners

By   /  January 18, 2019  /  Region, Top News  /  Comments Off on Meghalaya authorities express ‘inability’ to evacuate trapped miners

Shillong, Jan. 18 (IANS): District authorities on Friday visited the families of three of the 15 miners who are trapped, now for over a month, inside an illegal flooded coal mine in Meghalaya and expressed their “inability” to evacuate them. Deputy Commissioner of East Jaintia Hills district, F.M. Dopth broke the news to Jostina Dkhar, […]

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Bring 80% of state population under food security act, Mizo CM tells Centre

By   /  January 18, 2019  /  Region, Top News  /  Comments Off on Bring 80% of state population under food security act, Mizo CM tells Centre

New Delhi, Jan. 18 (PTI):  Mizoram Chief Minister Zoramthanga on Friday demanded that the Centre increase the coverage of beneficiaries under National Food Security Act (NFSA) from 64.73 % to 80 % of the state population. Zoramthanga, who raised the issue in a meeting with Union Food Minister Ram Vilas Paswan, also demanded higher allocation […]

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Manipur CM launches mission to develop government schools

By   /  January 18, 2019  /  Region  /  Comments Off on Manipur CM launches mission to develop government schools

Our Correspondent  Yumnam Huidrom, Jan. 18 (EMN): Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh on Friday launched a ‘School Fagat Hansi’ mission, an initiative to develop government schools in Manipur under the state government mission ‘Go to Village’ at Yumnam Huidrom Government High School in Manipur. The mission was introduced with an objective to give renewed […]

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