Tura residents question wastage of water

Newmai News Network TURA | May 14 Residents of the town of Tura have been confounded with a huge problem of water waste, mainly through the huge number of water pipes that leak and have not been repaired. Water woes in the town of Tura are a normal issue and so is the waste of […]

Mizoram: Heroin worth Rs 9.50 lakh seized

Aizawl, May 14 (PTI): In a joint operation, Mizoram Excise and Narcotics department officials and Assam Rifles personnel have seized 260 gm of heroin from a house at Zuangtui area here, officials said Tuesday. The contraband was concealed inside a false ceiling in the house and one person was arrested in this connection on Monday […]

Curfew relaxed in Assam’s violence-hit Hailakandi

Hailakandi, May 14 (PTI): Curfew in violence- hit Hailakandi district was on Tuesday relaxed from 7 am till midnight following improvement in situation, an official order by the Deputy Commissioner Keerthi Jalli said here. Night curfew, however, will remain in force for eight to 10 days. Banks, markets, educational institutions and government offices remained open […]

Mizoram: Girls excel ahead of boys in Class 12 exams

Newmai News Network Aizawl | May 14 With 80.36 pass percentage, girls outshone boys in Mizoram’s Higher Secondary School Leaving Certificate (HSSLC) examination, the results of which were declared by Mizoram Board of School Education (MBSE) on May 14. The overall pass percentage of boys is 77.38. For Arts, Science and Commerce streams, 8,380 students, […]

23 Nepali girls rescued in Mizoram

Aizawl, May 14 (IANS): Twenty-three Nepali girls, who were victims of human trafficking, were rescued in Mizoram and handed over to Nepalese authorities, police said here on Tuesday. The teenage girls were handed over to Nepal government officials on Friday through the border transit of Kakarbhitta, along West Bengal’s Siliguri. “Mizoram Police, the state’s Social […]

5 Rohingyas arrested in Guwahati Railway Station

Guwahati, May 14 (PTI): Five suspected Rohingya Muslims from Myanmar, including a woman, were apprehended by Government Railway Police (GRP) from Guwahati station on Tuesday, officials said. Initially the woman and two men were apprehended and based on their interrogation, two other Rohingyas were also nabbed from the station, the GRP officials said. During routine […]

Thoubal River sweeps away sand mining worker

Thoubal River  sweeps away sand mining worker

Search for sand mining workers drown into swollen Thoubal River in Thoubal district on Tuesday. (NNN Photo) Newmai News Network Imphal | May 14 A sand mining worker went missing after he was swept away by a strong current of swollen Thoubal River in Manipur. This tragedy came days after the Mapithel Dam boat capsize […]

New type of insect infesting crops in Manipur

New type of insect infesting crops in Manipur

An example of the crop damage caused by the Fall Armyworm caterpillar is seen in this picutre provided by here DIPR Nagaland. (DIPR Photo) Newmai News Network Imphal | May 13 Even as Manipur Agriculture department struggles to combat the Fall Armyworm (FAW) in the state, a different type of insect is also found attacking […]

D’ voter dies in Assam detention camp

Tezpur, May 13 (PTI): A ‘D’ (doubtful) voter has died in Assam after falling from his bed in a detention camp at Tezpur central jail, jail authorities said. The ‘D’ voter identified as Basudev Biswash (58) was rushed to Kanaklata Civil Hospital on Saturday where he was declared dead, the jail authorities said here Sunday. […]