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‘352 km Mizoram NH to boost ties with Myanmar; provide new trade route’

By   /  August 21, 2017  /  Region  /  Comments Off on ‘352 km Mizoram NH to boost ties with Myanmar; provide new trade route’

New Delhi, August 21 (IANS): Aiming to strengthen India’s geo-strategic stand and transform the northeastern region into an economic powerhouse, the Centre has cleared a Rs 6,167 crore upgrade of a 352-km National Highway (NH) in Mizoram that will improve economic connectivity to Myanmar as also create an alternate trade route for mainland traders doing […]

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Four more dead in Assam floods; improvement in overall situation

By   /  August 20, 2017  /  Region  /  Comments Off on Four more dead in Assam floods; improvement in overall situation

Guwahati, August 20 (PTI): The flood situation in Assam improved slightly today, though four more deaths were reported and nearly 19 lakh people still affected in 15 districts of the state due to the natural calamity. According to a report by the Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA), one person each died in Biswanath, Darrang, […]

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Manipuri Language Day observed in Manipur

By   /  August 20, 2017  /  Region  /  Comments Off on Manipuri Language Day observed in Manipur

Our correspondent Imphal, August 20 (EMN): To commemorate inclusion of Manipuri language in the 8th Schedule in the Indian Constitution, the ‘26th Manipuri Language Day’ was observed under the aegis of 26th Manipuri Language Day State Level Celebration Committee, comprising of 14 organisations here on Sunday.

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Villagers reconstruct broken bridge in Tamenglong

By   /  August 20, 2017  /  Region  /  Comments Off on Villagers reconstruct broken bridge in Tamenglong

Our Correspondent Imphal, August (EMN): Barak Bailey Bridge at Namtiram village, 167km west of Imphal in Tamenglong district, Manipur which connects district headquarters with more than 30 villages under Tousem sub-division was reconstructed by the villagers on Saturday, reports from Tamenglong said.

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Union minister visits Manipur

By   /  August 20, 2017  /  Region  /  Comments Off on Union minister visits Manipur

Our correspondent Imphal, August 20 (EMN): Union Minister of State for Commerce and Industry, Nirmala Sitharaman arrived in Imphal to attend one day lecture on ‘New India Manthan-Sankalp Se Siddhi’ on Sunday. On her arrival at Imphal International airport, state commerce and industries minister Thongam Biswajit and education minister Th Radheshyam received her and drove […]

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Departmental review meeting organised in Diphu

By   /  August 20, 2017  /  Region  /  Comments Off on Departmental review meeting organised in Diphu

Our Correspondent Diphu, August 20 (EMN): In order to bring more transparency in departmental affairs of Karbi Anglong Autonomous Council (KAAC), under the initiative of the Chief Executive Member (CEM) Tuliram Ronghang a departmental review meeting was held at Joysing Doloi Auditorium, Diphu here on Sunday. A review meeting was held with officials of Public […]

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Northeast’s first ever medicinal research centre inaugurated in Manipur

By   /  August 19, 2017  /  Region  /  Comments Off on Northeast’s first ever medicinal research centre inaugurated in Manipur

Our Correspondent Hengbung, August 19 (EMN): The first ever North East Centre for Ethno Medicinal Research was inaugurated at the hilly sleepy village of Hengbung on the National Highway 2 linking Imphal with rest of the country, 55 km north of Imphal on Saturday. The centre which aims to study the tribal folklore and traditional […]

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Arunachal to have 9 IPPB branches

By   /  August 19, 2017  /  Region  /  Comments Off on Arunachal to have 9 IPPB branches

Itanagar, August 19 (PTI): Arunachal Pradesh would have nine branches of India Post Payment Bank (IPPB), a PSU bank under the Department of Posts. Out of the 47 IPPB branches for North East, Arunachal Pradesh would have nine, Director of Postal Services (Headquarter) Som Kamei said here today. IPPB branches would be set up in […]

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Baithalangso declares as 9th town of Karbi Anglong

By   /  August 19, 2017  /  Region  /  Comments Off on Baithalangso declares as 9th town of Karbi Anglong

Diphu, August 19 (EMN): An official notification was issued by Karbi Anglong Autonomous Council, joint secretary Dhaneswar Engti stated, “In pursuance of Executive committee resolution No. 12, Dated 7th July 2009, the office notification No. KAAC/TC/Baithalangso /2008/2016/ 899, dated 20th September, 2016 and in pursuance of the sub-section (4) of Section of the Karbi Anglong […]

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Assam Governor calls on PM Narendra Modi

By   /  August 19, 2017  /  Region  /  Comments Off on Assam Governor calls on PM Narendra Modi

Guwahati, August 19 (PTI): Assam Governor Banwarilal Purohit today called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi to apprise him of the prevailing situation in the state following the third wave of flood. The governor submitted a detailed report of the flood that inundated 27 districts and affected more that 33 lakh people to the Prime Minister […]

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