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Assam, Arunachal Pradesh likely to receive moderate to heavy rain

By   /  June 23, 2019  /  Region  /  Comments Off on Assam, Arunachal Pradesh likely to receive moderate to heavy rain

Dimapur, June 23 (EMN): The eastern parts of Assam and Arunachal Pradesh are likely to receive moderate to heavy rain and thundershowers at many places while other parts of Northeast will be affected by light to moderate rain and thundershowers at scattered places. At present, a Western Disturbance is moving across Eastern parts of Tibet. […]

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Smart City, Green Agartala projects to go hand-in-hand — Tripura CM

By   /  June 23, 2019  /  Region  /  Comments Off on Smart City, Green Agartala projects to go hand-in-hand — Tripura CM

Agartala, June 23 (IANS): Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb on Sunday said that the multi-crore Smart City Projects will go hand-in-hand with the “Green Agartala” Project” to make the 181-year-old state capital a modern green city. “Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the Rs 11,370-crore ‘Smart City Project’ in Agartala in March. And the Tripura […]

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Museum for peace opened in memory of World War II at Imphal

By   /  June 22, 2019  /  Region  /  Comments Off on Museum for peace opened in memory of World War II at Imphal

Our Correspondent Maibam Lokpa Ching (Manipur), June 22 (EMN): A war museum called Imphal Peace Museum was inaugurated on the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Imphal at Maibam Lokpa Ching, popularly known as Red Hill, 20 km south west of Imphal in Manipur’s Bishnupur district on Saturday. The Battle of Imphal which is regarded […]

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Tripura govt. to bear expenses of 3000 students of BPL families

By   /  June 22, 2019  /  Region  /  Comments Off on Tripura govt. to bear expenses of 3000 students of BPL families

Agartala, June 22 (PTI): Tripura government will bear expenses of 3,000 students from Below Poverty Line (BPL) families if they want to study in private schools from next academic year, Education Minister Ratan Lal Nath said on Saturday. Nath said children from BPL families earlier could not afford to study in private English medium schools […]

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American aid worker arrested for ‘molesting’ magistrate in Shillong

By   /  June 22, 2019  /  Region  /  Comments Off on American aid worker arrested for ‘molesting’ magistrate in Shillong

Shillong, June 22 (PTI): An American aid worker was arrested for allegedly molesting a judicial magistrate at her home, police said on Saturday. “We have arrested the American national, Theodore M Moallem, on charges of molestation,” Superintendent of Police (City) Steve Rynjah told PTI. Moallem and his organisation, Blind Lead Trust, have also filed a […]

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UK, India invested 75 million pounds for academic exchanges since 2006 — Official

By   /  June 22, 2019  /  Region  /  Comments Off on UK, India invested 75 million pounds for academic exchanges since 2006 — Official

Shillong, June 22 (PTI): The United Kingdom and India have jointly invested over 75 million pounds in academic collaborations since 2006, effecting over 25,000 bilateral exchanges, an official said on Saturday. The bilateral investment, the biggest by any country with the UK in the recent past, has resulted in multiple policy dialogues and institutional partnerships, […]

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Cattle smuggler shot dead by BSF in Tripura

By   /  June 22, 2019  /  Region  /  Comments Off on Cattle smuggler shot dead by BSF in Tripura

Agartala, June 22 (PTI): A cattle smuggler was shot dead by BSF troops near the Indo-Bangla international border in Tripura’s Sepahijala district on Saturday, police said. Sonamura, Sub-Divisional Police Officer (SDPO) Souvik Dey told reporters that one Sharif Miah alias Tuhin (25), from Putia village in Kamthana area of Sonamura was challenged while smuggling cattle […]

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Steel-producing authorities should be able to address consumer needs — Union Minister

By   /  June 22, 2019  /  Region  /  Comments Off on Steel-producing authorities should be able to address consumer needs — Union Minister

Guwahati, June 22 (PTI): Stressing that the steel industry plays a key role in fostering socio-economic development of a country, Union Minister Faggan Singh Kulaste has said the manufacturing units should be able to understand and address all needs of the customers efficiently. Speaking here at an interactive programme organised by the Steel Authority of […]

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App-cab aggregator regrets shabby treatment to disability rights activist by its drivers

By   /  June 22, 2019  /  Region  /  Comments Off on App-cab aggregator regrets shabby treatment to disability rights activist by its drivers

Guwahati, Jun 22 (PTI): Two days after disability rights activist Arman Ali shared his experience of being “treated horribly” by two drivers of an app cab aggregator, the company on Saturday expressed regret over the incident and said action will be taken against the wrongdoers. Uber India does not condone discrimination of any kind, a […]

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International Yoga Day observed across north-eastern states

By   /  June 22, 2019  /  Region  /  Comments Off on International Yoga Day observed across north-eastern states

Our Correspondent Imphal, June 21 (EMN): The 5th International Yoga Day was observed across north-eastern states on Friday with great enthusiasm. In Manipur, the state-level observation was held at the Indoor stadium of Khuman Lampak sports complex in Imphal. Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh along with ministers, MLAs, chief secretary and DGP Manipur led […]

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