CM presents tax-free Mizoram budget

Aizawl, Jun 13 (PTI) Mizoram Chief Minister Zoramthanga on Thursday presented a tax-free budget for 2019-20, laying emphasis on implementation of the Socio- Economic Development Policy (SEDP) and creation of three new districts. Presenting the Rs 10,692.30 crore budget in Mizo language, Zoramthanga, who also holds the finance portfolio, allocated a token provision of Rs […]

Tripura MLA plays marriage card after sexual harassment claim

Agartala, June 13 (IANS) The Tripura Police on Thursday said they will continue their probe into a tribal girl’s complaint of sexual harassment against a legislator belonging to the ruling alliance partner IPFT, even as the lawmaker told the media that he has married her. “On the basis of the complaint of the tribal girl, […]

No survivor in An-32 crash, says IAF

No survivor in An-32 crash, says IAF

New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) The Indian Air Force (IAF) on Thursday said all the 13 occupants of An-32 aircraft that crashed in Arunachal Pradesh on June 3 were dead. “Eight members of the rescue team reached the crash site today (Thursday) morning. IAF is sad to inform that there are no survivors from the […]

NPP Nagaland unit meets Agatha Sangma

NPP Nagaland unit meets Agatha Sangma

NPP Nagaland unit members with MP from Meghalaya Agatha Sangma in Shillong on June 10. (Photo courtesy: NPP Nagaland) DIMAPUR, JUNE 12 (MExN): The National People’s Party (NPP), Nagaland unit headed by its president, Ato Yepthomi along with the state executive members and state youth leaders met Lok Sabha MP from Sabha Sushri, Agahata Sangma […]

Cross-border road to be completed by March 2020

Mizoram to request centre & Bangladesh to expedite border trade Newmai News Network Aizawl | June 12 Mizoram is all set to come closer to the rest of India and the world, especially south-east Asian countries as the Kaladan Multi-Modal Transit Transport Project (KMTTP), a bilateral project of the India and Myanmar governments to connect […]

Manipur govt bans recruitment process in depts

Newmai News Network Imphal | June 12 The Manipur government has banned all recruitment processes in different state government departments with immediate effect. An office memorandum issued by the department of Personnel and Administrative Reforms (Personnel Division) of the state government issued the order banning any recruitment process on Wednesday, June 12. In the office […]

Organisations seek Meghalaya assembly sessions in Tura

Newmai News Network Tura | June 12 Various organisations from Garo Hills have met the Chief Minister, Conrad Sangma during the recent cabinet meet in Tura with the demand for holding of either the winter or summer session of the Meghalaya Assembly in the town of Tura. Further, they sought the expediting of the construction […]

Mizoram to request Centre & Bangladesh to expedite border

Mizoram to request Centre & Bangladesh to expedite border

Mizo National Front (MNF) leader Zoramthanga was on Saturday sworn in as Mizoram’s new Chief Minister. (Photo Credit: Ritu Raj Konwar) AIZAWL, JUNE 12 (PTI): Mizoram chief minister Zoramthanga on Wednesday said the state government would request the Centre and the Bangladesh government to expedite opening of India-Bangladesh border trade at the proposed Kawrpuichhuah border […]

Tripura keen to operationalise Indo-Bangla waterway project

AGARTALA, JUNE 12 (PTI): Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb is keen to operationalize the Indo-Bangla waterway project at the earliest as it could be a game changer in the states communication system, a senior official said Wednesday. The proposed waterway project will connect Tripuras Gomati river with Meghna river of Bangladesh to get access […]

Tripura, Mizoram launch ambitious afforestation plan

AGARTALA, JUNE 12 (IANS): The Tripura and Mizoram governments have undertaken an ambitious plan for afforestation in the two Northeastern states, a state Minister said on Wednesday. Tripura Forest and Tribal Welfare Minister Mevar Kumar Jamatia told reporters here that the state government has decided to plant at least 10 lakh trees across the state […]

Manipur man enters FB ‘Hall of Fame’

Manipur man enters FB ‘Hall of Fame’

Zonel Sougaijam/Twitter Imphal, June 11 (PTI): Facebook has honoured a Manipuri man for discovering a WhatsApp bug that violated the privacy of a user. Zonel Sougaijam, a 22-year-old civil engineer, said that the social media giant awarded $5000 to him and also included him in the ‘Facebook Hall of Fame 2019’, for detecting the WhatsApp […]