North East: News in Brief

5.1-magnitude earthquake rocks Assam Dimapur, June 11 (MExN): A moderate earthquake with its epicentre at a place 22 kilometres from Dhing in Nagaon district rocked the region today. It was located at latitude 26. 2 north and longitude 92.5 degree east, the PTI New Agency reported citing Regional Seismological Centre Shillong. There was no immediate […]

Mountainous North East receives erratic rainfall

Mountainous North East receives erratic rainfall

Dark clouds hover over Peren Town during rainy day (Morung file Photo)   Agartala/Guwahati, June 2 (IANS): Mountainous northeastern India has experienced uneven pre-monsoon rains, though Tripura recorded 71 per cent excess rainfall, officials of the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said.   The IMD said the seasonal monsoon (June to September) rainfall is likely to […]

NE Olympic members resent treatment to Rio

Dimapur, April 24 (MExN): Nine members representing Olympic associations of states in the North East have voiced “deep concern and resentment” over the Indian Olympic Association’s (IOA) treatment to Nagaland Chief Minister and President of the Nagaland Olympic Association, Neiphiu Rio.   The Olympic associations members shot of a letter to the President of Indian […]

Motorola opens 25 ‘Moto Hubs’ in North-East

New Delhi, April 20 (IANS): Lenovo-owned Motorola on Friday expanded its retail presence by opening 25 new “Moto Hubs” in the North-East region.   Along with Moto x4 and Moto z2 Force smartphones, “Moto Hubs” provide access and availability to Motorola’s online exclusive devices like Moto e4 plus and Moto g5 plus, the company said […]

NE polytechnics suggest improvement measures

NE polytechnics suggest improvement measures

Minister for Higher &Technical Education, Temjen Imna Along speaking at the 4th Regional Workshop on Technical Education for North Eastern States at Hotel Vivor Kohima on April 9. (DIPR Photo)   Chizokho Vero Kohima | April 9   The three-day long 4th regional workshop on technical education for Directors and Principals of North-East States concluded […]

Amazon expands own delivery network to entire NE

GUWAHATI, APRIL 5 (PTI): Amazon India is expanding its own delivery network to every state in the North East region, a top official of the e-commerce marketplace today said.   It presently has its own delivery network in Assam, Tripura and Meghalaya, Amazon India’s Vice President, Customer Fulfillment, Akhil Saxena said at a press meet […]

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 […]

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