Moderate earthquake hits Assam’s Sonitpur District

Moderate earthquake hits Assam’s Sonitpur District

The Indian Meteorological Department’s Intensity Map of the moderate earthquake that hit Assam’s Sonitpur district on April 27. (Source: IMD) Morung Express News Dimapur | April 27 A moderate-intensity earthquake of 5.4 magnitude struck Assam’s Sonitpur district at 11:57 am (6:27am GMT) on Saturday. The depth of the earthquake, according to the Indian Meteorological Department […]

Bomb kills two sisters in Manipur’s Noney district

Imphal, February 1 (IANS): A bomb exploded on a mountain in Manipur’s Noney district on Friday, killing two teenage tribal sisters, police sources said. The two had climbed the mountain near their Leisok village to fell trees for doing shifting cultivation. The victims were identified as Akhiuna Kamei (17) and Gaikhonlieu Kamei (15). “The elder […]

Northeast students in Pune campaign for road safety

Pune, November 17 (MExN): Northeast students in Pune in collaboration with the Highway Security Police, Maharashtra under the guidance and direction of Vinay Kargaonkar, Addl DG, Highway Security Police, Maharashtra organized a traffic awareness program.   Amol Tambe, Superintendent of Police (SP) briefed the students. The student campaigners highlighted on the importance of wearing seat […]

Security beefed up at Gwahati railway station ahead of I-Day

Maligaon, August 13 (MExN): Security at the Guwahati railway station has been reviewed and beefed up. Guwahati is the biggest railway station of the Northeast with a footfall of 40000 people every day, and more than 30 pairs of trains move through this station daily.   Pranav Jyoti Sharma, Chief Public Relations Officer, NFR in […]

Agartala-Deoghar Express flagged off

Agartala, July 6 (PTI): Union Minister Rajen Gohain and Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb today jointly flagged off the Agartala-Deoghar Express to ease the journey of devotees visit the pilgrim town of Deoghar.   Gohain, Union Minister of State for Railways, said in his address that the train would help devotees of Anukulchandra visit […]

Meghalaya CM rubbishes reports of PDF pulling out of alliance

Meghalaya CM rubbishes reports of PDF pulling out of alliance

Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma (File Photo)   Shillong, July 6 (PTI): Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma today said the four-month-old Meghalaya Democratic Alliance (MDA) government is “stable” and rubbished media reports of coalition partner People’s Democratic Front (PDF) pulling out of the alliance.   The MDA comprises the National People’s Party (NPP) […]

Nine including prime accused arrested in Tripura lynching case

Agartala, July 6 (PTI): Nine persons, including prime accused Sunil Mohan Tripura, have been arrested in connection.   with the lynching of a man for campaigning against rumour-mongering on child-lifting in the north eastern state of Tripura, the police said on Friday.   While Sunil Mohan was arrested on Thursday from Sabroom in south Tripura […]

Retired commandent of IRB, 3 others abducted in Manipur

Imphal, July 6 (PTI): Four persons, including a retired commanding officer (CO) of the 4th Indian Reserved Battalion (IRB) have been abducted by armed gunmen from Sekmai in Manipur’s Imphal West district, a top police officer said today.   The abduction of the four senior citizens took place on Thursday evening when they were on […]

Pangolin rescued in Assam

Guwahati, July 6 (PTI): A pangolin was rescued by the Wildlife Crime Control Bureau here today and three persons were arrested in connection with it, sources in the body said.   The anteater was rescued from Maligaon area of the city during a joint operation of the police and the Wildlife Crime Control Bureau, the […]

Child lifting rumors: Army saves 3 ‘sadhus’ from mob in Assam

Child lifting rumors: Army saves 3 ‘sadhus’ from mob in Assam

Rescued ‘sadhus’ with Army men.   Haflong, July 6 (PTI): Army and police personnel have rescued three ‘sadhus’ from getting lynched by a mob, which suspected them to be child-lifters, at Mahur railway station in Dima Hasao district of Assam, officials said today.   District officials said Armymen posted at an adjacent camp and police […]

Northeast has immense investment potential: Venkaiah Naidu

Northeast has immense investment potential: Venkaiah Naidu

Indian Vice President, M. Venkaiah Naidu addressing the 2nd convocation of the National Institute of Technology (NIT) Nagaland in Dimapur on May 23. (Morung Photo by Soreishim Mahong)   DIMAPUR, May 23 (PTI): Vice-President M Venkaiah Naidu on Wednesday said that there is an immense investment potential in the northeastern region and stressed on improving […]

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