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  • Total lockdown in Manipur with immediate effect
    Newmai News Network IMPHAL | MARCH 23   The State Cabinet of Manipur has resolved to impose "total lockdown" in Manipur with immediate effect till March 31, 2020 as a measure of "maximum precaution" and safety to prevent the spread of COVID-19.…
  • NESO condemns racial discrimination of indigenous peoples from the NE
    Guwahati, March 23 (MExN):  The North East Students’ Organisation (NESO) today has strongly condemned what it termed  “the recurring incidence of violence and discriminations due to physical appearance meted out to the indigenous peoples from the…
  • NFR on Indian Railways’ relaxation of refund rules
    Guwahati, March 23 (MExN): In view of the cancellations of all passenger trains all over Indian Railways due to COVID-19 and subsequent increase in demand for refund against train tickets, the Indian Railways relaxed refund rules.   Indian…
  • Hand sanitizer distributed free of cost to 24-hour service personnel 
    Newmai News Network  IMPHAL | March 23   Staff of Imphal campus of Institute of Bio-resources and Sustainable Development (IBSD) on Monday encouraged personnel involved in round the clock service in enforcing measures to prevent outbreak of COVID…
  • ADE calls for total lockdown in Meghalaya
    Newmai News Network SHILLONG | March 23   Fearful of the spread of COVID-19 which is the worst pandemic to hit countries worldwide in this century, the Association for Democracy and Empowerment (ADE) has sought a complete lockdown of Meghalaya so…
  • Six N-E states declare lockdown, no bar on essential services
    Assam, Manipur, Tripura, Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland and Mizoram announce either partial or total lockdown      Guwahati/Agartala/Aizawl, March 23 (IANS): Six of the eight northeastern states -- Assam, Manipur, Tripura, Arunachal Pradesh,…
  • Five days lockdown in Meghalaya
    Newmai News Network Shillong | March 23    A five-day lockdown has been declared in Meghalaya as a step to prevent the spread of the deadly coronavirus (COVID-19).   While informing that no case of coronavirus has been found in Meghalaya so far…
  • Meghalaya government decided to suspend operations of departments
    Newmai News Network Shillong | March 23   The State Government of Meghalaya has also decided to temporarily close a number of its departments with immediate effect till March 31.   “This is in pursuance of the Meghalaya Epidemic Diseases, COVID…
  • Mizoram State-wide partial lockdown enters second day
    Quarantine for passengers at desingated facilities   Newmai News Network AIZAWL | MARCH 23   The Mizoram government on Monday decided to "quarantine" for incoming passengers at state’s designated quarantine facilities to prevent the…
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    Complete shutdown in NE India during 'Janata Curfew'
    A deserted street in the heart of Aizawl on Sunday. (NNN Photo)   Guwahati/Agartala, March 22 (IANS): The nation-wide 'Janata Curfew' was observed across the northeastern region on Sunday as the shutdown is near total as most people remained…
  • Food imported from COVID-19 hit nations safe: FSSAI
    Agartala, March 22 (IANS): Imported food, including those from Covid-19 hit countries, are "safe" for consumption, according to a top Tripura health official here on Sunday.   Tripura Health and Family Welfare Director Radha Debbarma said the…
  • Meghalaya Govt cuts down on public transport
    Newmai News Network Shillong | March 22    Amidst efforts to contain and prevent the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Meghalaya, the State Government has decided to minimize the number of public transport vehicles plying on the roads in…
  • Manipur University's chemistry department makes hand sanitizers
    Imphal, March 22 (PTI):  With the demand for hand sanitizers rising in the wake of the coronavirus scare, the chemistry department of Manipur University has made 500 bottles of ethyl alcohol-based hand sanitizers.   So many bottles of sanitizers…
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    More restrictions imposed in Manipur to prevent spread of COVID-19
    Deserted street in Imphal on Sunday. (NNN Photo)   Newmai News Network Imphal | March 22 Manipur government has tightened its stringent measures to prevent spread of COVID-19 pandemic by announcing more restrictions to avoid social contacts…
  • WY drugs worth Rs 6 crore in Manipur
    Newmai News Network Imphal | March 22   Imphal division of customs division seized contraband World is Yours (WY) tablets worth over Rs 6 crore in the international market from the possessions of two persons on Saturday.   A press release of…
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