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    Assam Rifles organised a Blood Donation Camp at Assam Rifles Multi-Specialty Hospital, Laitkor on January 7 in association with NEIGRIHMS, Shillong. DG Assam Rifles, Staff Officers and more than 100 Assam Rifles personnel participated in the event…
  • BJP ally, tribal parties revive anti-CAA stir in Tripura
    Agartala, January 7 (IANS): Around 250 tribals belonging to various parties were arrested for "unlawful assembly" while protesting against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), here on Tuesday.   Activists of the Indigenous People's Front of…
  • Police foil protest at Manipur University
    Police foil protest at Manipur University
    Candlelight vigil at the main gate of Manipur University on January 6. (NNN Photo)     Newmai News Network Imphal | January 7   A protest against attack on students of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) was foiled on January 7 by the police in…
  • Drugs worth Rs 70 lakh seized in Manipur
    Newmai News Network Imphal | January 7   A combined team of police and Assam Rifles arrested an alleged drug peddler and recovered drugs (Brown Sugar and WY tablet) worth over Rs 70 lakh in the international market from the accused.   A police…
  • RPF of NFR recovers contraband worth 20 lakh
    Maligaon, January 7 (MExN): The Railway Protection Force (RPF) personnel of Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) intercepted and recovered contraband worth about Rs 20 lakh during the period from November 25, 2019 to January 5, 2020.   As per a press…
  • Over 3 lakh ‘Ghost Children’ in Assam govt schools
    Guwahati, January 7 (PTI): There are over three lakh ‘ghost children’ in government schools in Assam who were registered during the erstwhile Congress government in the state for embezzling public money, an official release said on Monday.   The…
  • Meghalaya Guv declines to confirm on his rejoining
    Shillong, January 7 (IANS): Amidst speculations and uncertainty, Meghalaya Governor Tathagata Roy on Tuesday said that he would not make any comment about his current leave period and rejoining gubernatorial function.   "I would not make any…
  • New Islamic literary body triggers a storm in Assam
    Guwahati, January 7 (PTI): Less than a year after Miyah literature associated with Bengal-origin Muslims stoked controversy, the birth of an Islamic literary organisation in Assam has triggered a storm with several organisations, including one…
  • Arunachal assembly pays tribute to ex-minister Noksong Boham
    Itanagar, January 7 (PTI): The Arunachal Pradesh Assembly on Tuesday paid tribute to former minister Noksong Boham, who died on December 1 last year at his native village in Longding district after battling cancer.   Speaker Passang Dorjee Sona…
  • Ruling BJP ally among Tripura parties resume anti-CAA stir
    Agartala, January 6 (IANS): After about a month Tripura's tribal based parties, including the junior ally of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), on Monday resumed their agitation against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA).   The Indigenous…
  • Explain NRC coordinator's social media posts, SC tells Assam
    New Delhi, January 6 (IANS): The Supreme Court on Monday sought an explanation from the Assam government in connection with the allegation the state coordinator for NRC had made communal statements.   A bench headed by Chief Justice S.A. Bobde…
  • Mizoram govt to organise Zo Kutpui to unify Mizo tribes
    Newmai News Network Aizawl | January 6    As part of its endeavour to unify different tribes of Mizo, the Mizoram government will organise Zo Festival under the banner Zo Kutpui in at least 10 different cities across the globe starting from…
  • Govt committed to protect indigenous population: Manipur CM
    Newmai News Network Imphal | January 6    Manipur Chief Minister, N Biren Singh said that the government is committed to protect the "indigenous population" of the State. He said this at the 45th Foundation Day of the Manipur Press Club held at…
  • Families of arrested FCI labourers protest in Imphal
    Newmai News Network Imphal | January 6    Families of the labourers of FCI (Food Corporation of India) staged a protest in Imphal on Monday against the arrest of agitating labourers of the corporation.   It can be mentioned here that…
  • ‘Children of Indian citizens not to go to detention centres’
    New Delhi, January 6 (IANS): The Centre on Monday told the Supreme Court that children, whose parents have been given citizenship through NRC, will not be separated from their families and sent to the detention centres in Assam.   Advocate Aparna…
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