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Fencing work along Indo Bangladesh on Mizoram side expected to resume shortly

Newmai News Network Aizawl | July 24   A month after the Central government had put a halt on fencing work along Indo- Bangladesh border on Mizoram side, the normal work is expected to resume shortly, sources said.   Earlier…

Raag Desh promoted in Guwahati

Raag Desh promoted in Guwahati

Guwahati, July 24 (MExN): Bollywood movie Raag Desh, which has a strong North East connect, will be released this Friday.   Interacting with the media at a press conference in Guwahati on July 24, Kenny Basumatary, who plays the role…

ZNP suggests expulsion of Chakmas who entered Mizoram after 1950

Newmai News Network Aizawl | July 24   The Zoram Nationalist Party (ZNP) has suggested expulsion of “Chakma foreigners” who entered Mizoram after 1950. “It is the only way to bring a solution to the Chakma issue in Mizoram,” ZNP…

SC asks Gauhati HC to decide on transfer of case from Tripura HC

New Delhi, July 24 (PTI): The Supreme Court today asked the Registrar General of the Gauhati High Court to consider a plea of a litigant seeking transfer of his case from the Tripura High Court.   The direction assumed significance…

Gogoi airs concern over CAG revelation on army’s munition shortage

Guwahati, July 24 (IANS) Former Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Monday slammed the BJP-led NDA government over the recent CAG revelation about shortage of ammunition with the Indian Army at a time when there is an ongoing stand-off along…

276 cattle seized from Bangladesh border in five days in Meghalaya

SHILLONG, July 23 (PTI):  The Border Security Force or BSF has seized 276 cattle at the zero line of the Indo-Bangladesh border in Meghalaya during the past five days. However, no arrests could be made as the smugglers fled in jungles.…

Border trade disrupted after girl killed in Moreh

Imphal, July 23 (IANS): A Class 10 student was killed in Moreh, a Manipur town located on the India-Myanmar border, early on Sunday sparking an indefinite shutdown of the area, police said.   Ningeingat Khongsai, 18, was staying with her uncle.…

Darjeeling tense, no fresh violence

Kolkata, July 23 (PTI): The situation in Darjeeling remained tense today on the 39th day of the GJM-sponsored indefinite shutdown, though there was no fresh violence or arson anywhere in the hills.   The police and security forces patrolled the…

Exhibition showcasing pioneer artists of Assam

Guwahati, July 23 (PTI): The pioneering role of 35 artists in setting the foundation of contemporary art in Assam and reflected in their distinctive art work has found a place in an ongoing exhibition here.   The month-long exhibition titled…

Sikkim Standoff: US steps in, says India, China must engage in direct dialogue to reduce tension in Dokalam

Washington, July 23 (PTI): India and China should engage in direct dialogue free of any “coercive aspects” to reduce the tension over a military standoff in Dokalam, the Pentagon has said. Chinese and Indian soldiers have been locked in a…

Manipur Congress Chief TN Haokip denies speculation of joining BJP

Imphal, July 23 (PTI): Manipur Congress president T N Haokip on Sunday scotched rumour about him joining the BJP.   Haokip’s face appeared in a poster pasted on a wall in Imphal, which triggered immediate speculation by the social media…

Mizoram-HPC (D) talks likely to be deferred

Newmai News Network Aizawl | July 23   The proposed fifth round of peace talks between the Mizoram government and Hmar People’s Convention (Democratic), which was tentatively scheduled to be held at the end of July, is likely to be…