Meghalaya: Storms uproot trees, power lines in Garo Hills

Meghalaya: Storms uproot trees, power lines in Garo Hills

Newmai News Network Tura | May 21 Bad weather over the past few weeks in Garo Hills has become the norm rather than the exception. The region has seen extremely strong winds, followed by lashing rains which has been leading to extensive damage to trees, electric lines and property, besides a few reported injuries. Another […]

NFR observes Anti-Terrorism Day

NFR observes Anti-Terrorism Day

The officers and staff of the Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) Construction Organisation observed the ‘Anti-Terrorism Day, 2019 in its office premises on May 21 by pledging to work for “promoting peace, social harmony and understanding among all human beings by opposing terrorism and violence in the society.”  The pledge was administered by NK Prasad, General […]

Arunachal attack: Army launches operation, forces rushed

Guwahati, May 21 (IANS):  The Army on Tuesday launched a massive operation in and around Khonsa in Arunachal Pradesh where suspected militants ambushed the convoy of sitting MLA Tirong Aboh, killing him and 10 others, including his minor son, two personal security officers (PSOs) and some of his relatives. A senior police official in Itanagar […]

RPF Guwahati arrests two human traffickers

Maligaon, May 21 (MExN): The QRT (Quick Response Team) of Railway Protection Force (RPF), Guwahati arrested two human traffickers from Guwahati Railway Station during a special drive conducted jointly with Railway Child Line / Guwahati on May 17. The RPF team led by Asst. Sub Inspector SK Sah arrested the alleged traffickers identified as Anima […]

Negative elements’ trying to disrupt NRC update; create unrest in Assam: Sonowal

New Delhi, May 21 (PTI):  Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal Tuesday claimed that “negative elements” were trying to disrupt the ongoing process to update the National Register of Citizens (NRC) and his government was determined to thwart any such attempts. Sonowal also asked “genuine” Indian citizens not to panic as their concerns would be adequately […]

Tripura suspends IPS officer, 8 TSR troopers

Agartala, May 21 (IANS): The Tripura government has suspended an IPS officer and eight troopers of the elite Tripura State Rifles (TSR) from service for breaching discipline, an official said here on Tuesday. A Tripura Home Department official said: “Five TSR troopers last week brutally assaulted two of their colleagues, Bhojveer Singh Chouhan and Jaydeep […]

Arunachal Pradesh MLA, 10 others killed in ambush

Arunachal Pradesh MLA, 10 others killed in ambush

Arunachal Pradesh MLA Tirong Aboh. (IANS File Photo) Guwahati, May 21 (IANS):  At least 11 persons, including Arunachal Pradesh legislator Tirong Aboh, were killed in an ambush by suspected Naga militants in Tirap district of Arunachal Pradesh on Tuesday, police said. Police said that Aboh and his family members were travelling from Dibrugarh in Assam […]

Timely actions by NFR staff and doctor save life

Maligaon, (Guwahati), May 20 (MExN):  A passenger suffering a mild heart attack on board Kolkata – Haldibari Express was saved by railway doctors due to presence of mind and quick action by on-board Travelling Ticket Examiner (TTE) SN Majumdar, an NFR release informed. The incident came to light when another passenger in the same train, […]

Its advantage BJP in small states: IANS-CVoter Exit poll

New Delhi, May 19 (IANS): It is advantage BJP in smaller and northeastern states in the Lok Sabha Elections, 2019 and the party along with its allies are likely to have considerable lead over rival UPA. The IANS-CVoter Exit Poll expects BJP and its allies to perform well in states and Union Territories (UTs) such […]