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  • Student bodies endorses COCOMI to boycott Manipur Sangai Festival
    Newmai News Network  IMPHAL | November 22   Seven student bodies based in Manipur on Friday announced endorsing Coordination Committee on Manipur Integrity (COCOMI) in boycotting the Manipur Sangai Festival which is due to commence from November…
  • Meghalaya: Petroleum dealers call off proposed strike
    Newmai News Network Shillong | November 22 The Petroleum Dealers’ Association of Meghalaya (PDAM) has partially called off its proposed strike slated for November 25.   This decision was arrived at after the Deputy Commissioner (DC) of East…
  • Arunachal plans to set up disaster relief centre
    Itanagar, November 22 (PTI): The Arunachal Pradesh government has asked the state police department to prepare a plan and work out modalities for setting up a disaster relief centre here, an official said on Friday.   The state government has 25…
  • Tripura police officer hit by drug peddlers' car, dies
    Agartala, November 22 (IANS): A Tripura police officer succumbed to injuries sustained after he was hit by a vehicle of suspected drug smugglers at Kalamchoura in Sonamura town, police said.   According to police, Sub-Inspector Durga Kumar…
  • Seven released from Assam detention centres on bail
    Guwahati, November 22 (IANS): The Assam government on Thursday released seven persons, including a woman, who had been in detention camps for over last three years.   The seven had been sent to detention centres at Bongaigaon after they were…
  • Northeast festival in Varanasi from today
    New Delhi, November 22 (PTI): A four-day festival showcasing art, culture, cuisine, handicrafts and handlooms of the northeastern region will be held for the first time in Varanasi.   Union minister Jitendra Singh said the ‘Destination North East…
  • Japanese student found dead at IIT-Guwahati
    Guwahati, November 22 (PTI): A Japanese student on an exchange programme at IIT-Guwahati has been found dead inside a hostel room, police said.   The body of the student, identified as that of Kota Onoda (22) was found hanging from the ventilator…
  • One arrested in Trans-Arunachal Highway land scam
    Itanagar, November 21 (PTI): The Special Investigation Cell (SIC) of Arunachal Pradesh Police, probing the multi-crore Trans-Arunachal Highway (TAH) land compensation scam, has arrested a former bank manager in Lower Subansiri district for allegedly…
  • Assam Congress opposes fresh NRC
    Guwahati, November 21 (IANS): Opposition Congress in Assam slammed the statement of Union Home Minister Amit Shah that the National Register of Citizens (NRC) update process will be carried out afresh in the state concurrently with the rest of India…
  • Security beefed-up at Sangai Festival venues amid boycott
    Newmai News Network Imphal | November 21 Police on Thursday foiled a bid to storm Manipur Tourism office by a group of women even as police conducted mopping operations in the surrounding areas of venues of the Manipur Sangai Festival as part of…
  • NSCN (R) welcomes ‘political maturity’ shown by Arunachal CM
    Dimapur, November 21 (MExN): The NSCN (R) today welcomed the “political maturity” shown by Chief Minister of Arunachal Pradesh, Pema Khandu on the Indo-Naga Political issue.  “He has not only read the pulse of the Nagas of TCL (Tirap, Changlang…
  • Tribal refugees want rehab package before return
    Agartala, November 21 (IANS): A representative body of the 35,000 tribal refugees, sheltered in northern Tripura for more than 22 years after they fled Mizoram, on Thursday said that they would not return to their homeland unless their permanent…
  • Mizoram govt yet to decide on official ‘political map’
    Newmai News Network Aizawl | November 21 The Mizoram government is yet to decide on drawing official ‘political map’ of Mizoram in accordance with the Bengal Eastern Frontier Regulation of 1873, State Home minister Lalchamliana told the state…
  • Mizoram Assembly increases salary of MLAs by Rs 85,000
    Aizawl, November 21 (PTI): The Mizoram Assembly on Thursday passed amendment bills by which the salaries and allowances of the chief minister, speaker, deputy speaker, MLAs, ministers and leader of opposition will go up. The monthly salary and…
  • Modi congratulates Agatha Sangma on her wedding
    Modi congratulates Agatha Sangma on her wedding
    Tura (Meghalaya), November 21 (IANS) Former Union Minister and sitting Lok Sabha member, Agatha Sangma on Thursday tied the knot with her fiance Patrick Rongma Marak, at Sacred Heart Church here. Agatha is the youngest daughter of former Lok Sabha…
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