9 cancer centres in Assam to start functioning from mid 2020

Guwahati, June 16  (PTI): Assam government today announced 19 cancer care centres, to be set up across the state in partnership with Tata Trusts at an investment of Rs 1,910 crore, will start functioning from mid-2020.   The government will lay the foundation stone of the proposed centres at a function on June 18 in […]

Flood situation improves in Tripura, CM calls for review meet

Flood situation improves in Tripura, CM calls for review meet

An aerial view of flood-affected Kailashahar town in Unakoti district of Tripura on Friday, June 15, 2018. Three Mi 17 helicopters of Indian Air Force supplied 4.1 tons of food and other essentials. (PTI Photo)   Agartala, June 16, (PTI): The overall flood situation has slightly improved in Tripura even as over 40,000 people continue […]

Flood situation improves in Tripura, CM calls for review meet

Agartala, June 16, (PTI): The overall flood situation has slightly improved in Tripura even as over 40,000 people continue to remain stranded in 189 relief camps across the state, official sources said here today.   Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb, who visited the worst-hit Kailashahar and Kumarghat subdivisions of Unakoti district yesterday, has called for […]

Man kills wife in court premises in Assam

Guwahati, June 15 (IANS) In a shocking incident, a man on Friday killed his wife in the premises of the District and Sessions Court in Dibrugarh in Assam.   Police said the incident took place around 10.30 a.m. when Purna Nahar Deka attacked his wife Rita Nahar Deka outside the room of the Districts and […]

Mizoram Ex-servicemen stage rally protesting DG post

Mizoram Ex-servicemen stage rally protesting DG post

Newmai News Network Aizawl | June 14   Hundreds of ex-servicemen and their relatives under the aegis of Mizoram Ex-Service League (MESL) took out a protest rally in Aizawl on Thursday against the government decision to create Director General (DG) post under Mizoram Home Guard and Civil Defence which can be held only by Mizoram […]

Northeast flood situation grim, Army help sought

Northeast flood situation grim, Army help sought

Guwahati/Agartala/Imphal, June 14 (IANS) The flood situation in the Northeast continued to be grim on Thursday with at least nine people losing their lives and thousands displaced in Assam, Manipur and Tripura, where the state governments have sought Armys help in rescue operations.   Two people lost their lives in landslide in a remote location […]

Smart village initiative for Arunachal Pradesh

Itanagar, June 14 (PTI) The Arunchal Pradesh government has inked an agreement with Andhra Pradesh-based Smart Village Movement (SVM) to facilitate technology innovations, research and development in selected villages of the north-eastern state, an official release said.   The memorandum of understanding (MoU) was signed yesterday by director-cum-member secretary of State Council for IT & […]

Assam lynching: HC issues notice to state government

Guwahati, June 14 (PTI) Taking strong note of the lynching incident in Assam’s Karbi Anglong district, the Gauhati High Court has issued notices to state government officials asking them to apprise it of steps taken to nab the culprits.   A division bench, comprising Chief Justice Ajit Singh and Justice Achintya Malla Bujorbarua, which took […]

Train services suspended in Assam’s hill section due to landslide

Guwahati, June 14 (IANS) Running of trains has been affected in the Lumding-Badarpur hill section of Assam following landslides triggered by incessant rains for past few days.   Chief Public Relations Officer of Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR), P.J. Sharma said at least four trains have been suspended due to the landslides, which have occurred in […]

Hmar outfit cadres receive peace package

Hmar outfit cadres receive peace package

A cadre of the Hmar People’s Convention-Democratic (HPC-D) receiving a peace package from the Mizoram government on June 13.   Newmai News Network Aizawl | June 13   As per the peace accord signed on April 2, 2018, the Mizoram government on Wednesday disbursed the rehabilitation package to the  cadres of Hmar People’s Convention (Democratic) […]