Journalists in Imphal carry out sit-in-protest

Journalists in Imphal carry out sit-in-protest

Journalists in Imphal carrying out sit-in-protest at Manipur Press Club on Thursday.   Newmai News Network Imphal | September 21   Journalists in Manipur staged sit-in protest at the Manipur Press Club here today to protest against the killing of journalist Santanu Bhowmik in Tripura.   Santanu Bhowik was killed on September 20 while on […]

More long distance trains being restored by NF Railway

Maligaon, September 21 (MExN): The NF Railways today informed that nine more pair’s passenger carrying trains are going to be introduced shortly. With this a total of 36 pairs of long distance passenger trains have been restored after the unprecedented flood which had disrupted rail communication to the zone. The restored trains include Rajdhani Express, […]

Mizoram & HPC (D) hold peace talks

Newmai News Network Aizawl | September 21   Both the Mizoram government and Hmar People’s Convention (Democratic) have expressed optimism that an agreement will be signed soon. This expression from both the State Government of Mizoram and the HPC-D came after they resumed their talks in Aizawl today after five months’ gap.   Additional Secretary […]

Climate change and mountains: Ten states discuss growing challenges

Aizawl, September 21 (IANS) The 6th edition of the Sustainable Mountain Development Summit (SMDS-VI) began on a rousing note in the sprawling Mizoram University campus with representatives from 10 Himalayan mountain states of India deliberating on how best present policies can be suited to the mountains and how people of these regions can be protected […]

High alert in Tripura after tribal party goes on rampage

Agartala, September 21 (IANS) The Tripura government has sounded a high alert after a tribal party carried out a series of attacks in different parts of the state since Tuesday in which a 28-year-old journalist was killed, officials said here on Thursday.   Since Tuesday, prohibitory orders under Section 144 of the Code of Criminal […]

Over 600 house flooded in Kakching district, Chandel affected

Over 600 house flooded in Kakching district, Chandel affected

An overflowing Chakpi river bridge in Chandel district. (NNN Photo)       Newmai News Network Imphal |  September  20   Around 600 families have been affected by flood Kakching district of Manipur. According to deputy commissioner of the district, Neilenthang Telienna, around 600 600 families are now taking shelter at various relief camps in […]

Thanga sworn in as new Mizoram minister

Aizawl, September 20 (PTI): Senior Congress leader K S Thanga was today sworn in as a new minister in the Lal Thanhawla government.   Mizoram Governor Lt Gen Nirbhay Sharma (Retd) administered the oath of office and secrecy to Thanga in the swearing-in ceremony held at the Raj Bhavan.   With Thanga, Lal Thanhawla government […]

Five killed as landslides hit Sikkim

Gangtok, September 20 (PTI): Landslides triggered by rains killed five persons and injured two others in south district of Sikkim today, officials said.   A house collapsed after a landslide hit it following incessant rainfall at around 2 am. While three occupants of the house were killed, two others were seriously injured.   In another […]

Retaining wall collapse kills one in Senapati

Newmai News Network Senapati |  September  20   One person was killed when a retaining wall collapsed at Poulea Council area in Senapati today. The deceased have been identified as one Thaizii, 50 years. The incident happened around 4 PM in the evening.     According to reports, while the victim was cleaning drainage besides his […]

Journalist killed by tribal party cadres in Tripura: Police

Agartala, September 20 (IANS) A journalist working for a local television channel was allegedly killed in an attack by tribal party cadres in Tripura on Wednesday, police said.   Police said that agitated members of Indigenous People’s Front of Tripura (IPFT) and CPI-M’s tribal wing Tripura Rajaer Upajati Ganamukti Parishad (TRUGP) gathered at Mandai in […]