Elderly man held for repeatedly raping minor girl in Tripura

Agartala, April 22 (PTI): A 58-year-old-man has been arrested on charge of repeatedly raping a minor girl for about three months in Tripura’s Khowai district, the police said today.   The 14-year-old girl was repeatedly raped at the man’s house at Champlai, about 60 km from here, since February this year, they.   “The person […]

Two Army personnel killed in Arunachal as road caves in

Itanagar, April 22 (PTI): Two Army personnel were killed and another went missing when a vehicle of the Madras Regiment skidded off the road and fell into the Kundil River in Lower Dibang Valley district early today, official sources said.   Four other officers also sustained minor injuries in the accident, they said.   The […]

Manipur agrees in principle for staff salaries as per pay panel

Imphal, April 22 (IANS): Manipur Chief Minister N. Biren Singh on Sunday said that the state government had agreed “in principle” to give enhanced salaries to its employees as per the 7th Pay Commission recommendations.   However, he added, the government is seeking some time so that a committee formed in this connection could work […]

Govt should respect spirit of tripartite talks: UNC

Newmai News Network SENAPATI | APRIL 21   The United Naga Council (UNC) has accused the State Government of Manipur of “systematically taking up steps” on the new districts even as “serious tripartite talks on the issue, which is extremely sensitive, are underway”. The UNC said that when talks are still underway on the issue […]

Itanagar, Pasighat municipal council polls on May 29

Itanagar, April 21 (PTI): The Arunachal Pradesh State Election Commission (SEC) today announced May 29 as the date for elections to Itanagar and Pasighat municipal councils. The schedule for panchayat polls, however, could not be finalised due to “technical reasons” related to the recent Arunachal Pradesh Panchayat Raj Amendment Bill 2018, which has called for […]

Paper and computer options available for AIMA MAT

Dimapur, April 21 (MExN): Candidates now have the option of taking the AIMA Management Aptitude Test (MAT) in both Paper Based Test (PBT) mode or Computer Based Test (CBT) mode (at a discounted add-on fee); in more than 35 cities in India.   Over 600 recognized B-Schools including Management Institutes, University Affiliated Colleges and University […]

Oil India to conduct seismic survey in Manipur

IMPHAL, APRIL 21 (NNN): Officials of the Oil India Limited (OIL) highlighted their plans, programmes and the problems they faced while conducting the seismic survey at various locations of Manipur.   The Oil India Limited shared this in a meeting on the 2D Seismic Survey in Un-appraised Sedimentary Basins in Manipur. The meeting was held […]

Manipur civil servants called to rededicate and recommit

Newmai News Network Imphal | April 21   Manipur Chief Minister N. Biren Singh has urged the civil servants of the State to “rededicate and recommit themselves for the cause of the people.” The CM was speaking at the 12th Civil Service Day held at the Conference Hall of Secretariat South Block in Imphal on […]

Free consultation camp at Noor Hospital

Dimapur, April 21 (MExN): Shija Hospitals in association with Noor Hospital jointly organized a free Obstetrics & Gynaecology Consultation Camp on April 21 at Noor Hospital, Opposite Lilong Police Station as a part of Shija Outreach Program.   More than 180 patients attended the free Obstetrics & Gynaecology Consultation Camp. A team consisting of Dr. […]

Tripura urges Centre for relaxing norms to recruit over 12,000 teachers

Agartala, April 21 (IANS) The BJP government in Tripura has urged the Centre for one-time relaxation in academic and other qualifications to facilitate recruitment of 12,222 teachers to overcome their shortage in the state, an official said on Saturday.   Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb met the Prime Minister’s Principal Secretary Nripendra Mishra on Friday in […]

Aadhaar enrolment in Meghalaya at 23.42%

Newmai News Network Shillong | April 20   Around 7,56,529 out of the 32,30,132 projected 2017 population of Meghalaya have already opted for Aadhaar enrolment bringing the percentage of enrolled people to a measly 23.42%.   Giving a statement relating to a call attention notice by KHNAM MLA Adelbert Nongrum, Chief Minister Conrad Sangma said […]

CPI-M condemns ‘reign of terror’ in Tripura

HYDERABAD, APRIL 20 (IANS): The Communist Party of India-Marxist on Friday condemned “the reign of terror” led by the RSS-BJP-IPFT alliance against the party and Left forces throughout Tripura.   In a resolution passed on the third day of the ongoing 22nd Congress of the party, it alleged that the attacks are centrally planned and […]