Results in North East indicate electoral verdict in 2019: Amit Shah 

New Delhi, March 3 (IANS): BJP chief Amit Shah said on Saturday that the party’s victory in Tripura and its improved performance in Nagaland and Meghalaya was a victory of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s policies and indicated towards the popular verdict in the 2019 Lok Sabha polls.   Terming the party’s victory in Tripura as “historic”, […]

Govt allocates Rs 1,014.09 crore for Northeast aviation infrastructure

Govt allocates Rs 1,014.09 crore for Northeast aviation infrastructure

New Delhi, February 1 (agencies): The Centre’s focus on increasing air connectivity to the Northeast continued in the Union Budget for 2018-19 presented on Thursday in Lok Sabha. The finance ministry announced an allocation of Rs 1,014.09 crore for the upcoming financial year towards revival of 50 airports and viability gap funding for improving aviation […]

Plants, animals in North East use chemicals to communicate

Kolkata, December 19 (IANS): In a unique scientific exercise centred on northeast India, researchers have kicked-off investigations into how animals and plants in nature communicate using chemicals in the biodiversity-rich region.   Researchers from seven institutes in northeast and three in Bengaluru are partnering under the aegis of the Chemical Ecology Network Programme funded by […]

Youth can bridge gaps through dialogue

Youth can bridge gaps through dialogue

Delegates of NEIMUN conference with speakers after the inaugural ceremony on December 16 in Dimapur.   NEIMUN 2017 Conference kicks off with eye on ‘youth, peace & security’   Morung Express News Dimapur | December 16   Artificial intelligence, cloning, Fitbit. If you are a young person, these words make sense to you, but your […]

Keep NE peaceful, IB chief tells new police officers

Umsaw Khwan, December 9 (IANS): Intelligence Bureau Chief Rajiv Jain on Saturday noted that India’s northeastern states are relatively peaceful and urged newly-trained police officers to ensure peace prevails in the region.   “The northeast region has witnessed a lot of disturbances in the past. Fortunately, during the past few years, the area has been […]

‘Judges of North East HCs not entitled to special allowances’

New Delhi, December 3 (PTI): Judges posted at the four high courts in the Northeast are not entitled to a special monetary allowance extended to officers of the Northeast cadre of all-India services, the law ministry has told the Gauhati High Court citing recommendations of the Seventh Pay Commission. “… The proposal for grant of […]

Acharya calls for improving ties with ASEAN countries

Kohima, November 27 (MExN): Nagaland Governor PB Acharya has called for developing and strengthening connectivity of North East with the ASEAN region through trade, culture, people to people contacts and physical infrastructure.   The Governor was addressing the North East Governor’s Conclave with Minster for External Affairs, Smti Sushma Swaraj at New Delhi on November […]

Govt plans to invest Rs 1.45 lakh cr in North-East road infra

New Delhi, October 23 (PTI): To upgrade infrastructure in the North-East, the government is planning to undertake highway projects worth about Rs 1.45 lakh crore in next two to three years, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said.   The government has already taken up many road improvement projects under Special Accelerated Road Development Programme for North-East for better […]

BCCI Finance Committee recommends Rs 50 Cr for NE

Kolkata, October 10 (IANS): The Finance Committee of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has recommended creation of a Rs 50 crore fund for Infrastructure Development for the North East States, an official said on Monday.   “I have been given to understand that the Finance Committee of the BCCI has recommended […]

Confident of BJP bagging 8 NE states by Nov next year: Sarma

Hyderabad, September 11 (PTI): Assam’s Finance Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma has said he is confident that the BJP, along with its allies, would come to power in all the eight north-eastern states by November next year.   He said the new mission for the party is to be in power in all the eight north-eastern […]

North East News File

  Kukis in Karbi Anglong seek representation in KAAC Diphu, August 17 (MExN): The Kuki Students’ Organisation (KSO) of Karbi Anglong has reminded the Chief Executive Member of the Karbi Anglong Autonomous Council (KAAC), Tuliram Ronghang to actively consider their proposal for a candidate to represent the Kuki tribe in KAAC “for all round development […]

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