Chinese team to visit North-East to study investment: Tripura Minister

Agartala, August 18 (IANS): A Chinese delegation would visit Assam and Tripura next month to study the possible investment sectors in the resource-rich northeast India, Tripura Health and Family Welfare Minister Sudip Roy Barman said on Saturday.   Roy Barman, who as member of the Indian delegation visited China earlier this week, said: “A Chinese […]

Tripura Min supports NRC revision in the state

Agartala, August 18 (PTI): Tripura Tribal Welfare minister Mevar Kumar Jamatia today supported the revision of NRC in the state and hoped that his party IPFT would soon demand it like several other states. Indigenous Peoples Front of Tripura (IPFT) is an ally of the ruling alliance headed by BJP which came to power after […]

Liangmai and Rongmei student orgs clarify

Newmai News Network Imphal | August 16 The Rongmei Students’ Organisation, Manipur (RSOM) and Liangmai Naga Katimai Ruangdi (LNKR) have clarified that they are in anyway has no relationship with any armed organization as alleged by Zeliangrong bodies.   The two student bodies also said that the Zeliangrong bodies are trying to mislead the public […]

Vehicles damaged in Manipur

Zeliangrong orgs protest against ‘abduction’ of students’ leaders   Newmai News Network Imphal | August 16   Atleast four vehicles, including three trucks, were damaged by suspected bandh supporters in the wee hours of today along Imphal-Jiribam in Manipur. The 24-hour bandh is undergoing since the midnight of August 15 imposed by “Zeliangrong civil organisations […]

NFR recovers over 5 cr from ticketless travellers in July

Dimapur, Augusat 16 (MExN): The Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) has recovered an amount of Rs. 5.33 crores from 74432 ticketless travellers in the month of July, an official informed today.   The recoveries from ticketless or irregular ticket passengers were about 9.5% higher than the corresponding figure of Rs. 4.84 crores collected during the same […]

Vajpayee was an iconic, charismatic figure: Arunachal CM

Vajpayee was an iconic, charismatic figure: Arunachal CM

Itanagar, August 16 (IANS) Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu on Thursday condoled the demise of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee.   In his condolence message, the Chief Minister said: “I am extremely saddened by the sad demise of a fatherly figure of our country – former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee. In his […]

Assam CM Sonowal remembers his association with Vajpayee

Guwahati, August 16 (IANS) Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Thursday expressed his heartfelt condolences on the demise of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee.   “With his death the country has lost a visionary politician, a great humanitarian, who was deeply loved by people across party lines,” Sonowal said while adding that Vajpayee had […]

Vajpayee will be remembered by northeastern people: Meghalaya CM

Shillong, August 16 (IANS) Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad Sangma on Thursday expressed grief over the death of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, saying he will be remembered by the northeasterners for his keen interest in developing this landlocked region.   The Meghalaya government has announced a state holiday on Friday as a mark of […]

Will take forward Tripura’s last king’s legacy: Tripura CM

Will take forward Tripura’s last king’s legacy: Tripura CM

Agartala, August 16 (IANS) Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb has said that his government will take forward the legacy of Tripura’s last king Maharaja Bir Bikram Kishore Manikya who ruled the princely state from 1923-1947.   “He was the father of modern Tripura and dreamed to make it the best state in India. The present […]