Wednesday, Oct 01, 2014



Arunachal Pradesh: Tribal woman raped, murdered in Tawang
Wed, Oct 01, 2014

A look-out notice has been issued for the two main culprits who are suspected to be from Assam.

Rs 286-cr for Assam floods; More funds after final assessment, says Rajnath Singh
Wed, Oct 01, 2014

Singh also announced immediate sanction and release of Rs 8 crore central share under disaster relief fund.

Liquor, cattle seized on Indo-Bangla border
Tue, Sep 30, 2014

The items ceased were worth at least Rs 14 lakhs.

Assam’s British era railway track becomes history
Tue, Sep 30, 2014

The zig-zag metre-gauge track whose 37 tunnels were a major attraction, has closed down for ever to make way for a broad gauge track.

3 elephants ‘poisoned’ to death
Tue, Sep 30, 2014

Locals in Sivasagar say the herd is causing extensive damage to standing crops, particularly paddy and plantains.

Six-month rail block to hit food supply to Northeast
Tue, Sep 30, 2014

In Mizoram, food and civil supplies commissioner R Lalvena said the state was looking forward to import rice from Myanmar.

Assam to set up 50-MW gas-based power plant
Mon, Sep 29, 2014

Estimated to cost about Rs 300 crore, the gas-based power project will be set up in CM Tarun Gogoi's constituency.

Veteran CPI(M) leader killed in alleged assault by former CRPF havildar
Mon, Sep 29, 2014

Suren Chakravarty was killed following an alleged assault by a group led by former CRPF havildar Pramod Barman.

Four National Front of Bodoland (S) cadres killed in Assam
Sun, Sep 28, 2014

The militants were killed when the army and police were conducting a joint operation in the dense jungles in Kokrajhar district

Floods: Meghalaya death toll reaches 51
Sat, Sep 27, 2014

NDRF jawans are conducting search operations in Kharkutta area of the district where the highest casualties took place.

Orphaned by floods, four Assam kids now head for SOS village
Sat, Sep 27, 2014

This is the second time in five months that children orphaned by natural calamities have been shifted to SOS Villages.

No dearth of central support, Kiren Rijiju assures flood-hit Assam, Meghalaya
Sat, Sep 27, 2014

Taking both state and central government announcements, the next of kin of every person who died in the floods would get Rs 3.5 lakh each.

Floods: Assam-Meghalaya toll reaches 78; Gogoi makes aerial survey
Fri, Sep 26, 2014

In neighbouring Meghalaya, at least 41 persons have lost their lives till Friday.

Gogoi says give us J&K treatment and Rs 1,000 crore
Fri, Sep 26, 2014

The cM’s letter to Modi also details the loss of life, damage to roads, bridges, houses and agricultural land in the flood.

Meghalaya economic blockade hits Tripura, Mizoram supplies
Thu, Sep 25, 2014

The MIPRL has called the indefinite blockade demanding withdrawal a ban the NGT had imposed on coal mining in Meghalaya.

Meghalaya, Assam toll rises to 70
Thu, Sep 25, 2014

In Assam, flood waters started receding from Goalpara district on Wednesday leaving behind a trail of destruction.

Meghalaya cloud-burst, flash floods leave trail of devastation in Assam districts
Wed, Sep 24, 2014

Army and BSF are pressed into rescue operations but are facing difficulties as most villages are still submerged.

Seven bodies found, Assam flood toll rises to 14
Wed, Sep 24, 2014

The flash floods have also caused extensive damage to the national highway that connects Guwahati with the rest of the country through Goalpara.

Army rescue flood victims in Guwahati; thousands reel under floods in Goalpara
Tue, Sep 23, 2014

The death toll in floods and rain-triggered landslides in Guwahati rose to five today.

Pregnant woman among nine killed in Shillong landslide
Tue, Sep 23, 2014

A massive landslide occurred at Jhalupara in the heart of Shillong early today morning, burying alive nine persons.

Amnesty wants Assam government to guarantee fair trial to detained journalist
Tue, Sep 23, 2014

Brahma was detained under NSA Act which states he 'has been indulging in various types of violent activities with secessionist aims'.

Pouring rain kills 3 in Guwahati
Tue, Sep 23, 2014

In Goalpara and Dhubri districts, Army and BSF personnel have been deployed.

12 killed in landslides, floods in Meghalaya
Mon, Sep 22, 2014

Seven persons were killed in South West Garo Hills district, while five others died in North Garo Hills.

Educational institutions closed as rains cripple life in Guwahati
Mon, Sep 22, 2014

The local forecast for Guwahati and its neighbourhood until tomorrow is cloudy sky and continuous light to moderate rain with heavy to very heavy rain at times.

Indefinite strike in Meghalaya from Tuesday against NGT’s coal mining ban
Mon, Sep 22, 2014

The NGT had on April 17 issued orders to the state government to immediately stop rat-hole and other illegal coal mining.

Muivah, Swu in Delhi to resume Naga peace talks
Mon, Sep 22, 2014

The NSCN(IM) has been on a ceasefire with the Government of India since August 1, 1997.

NSCN (IM) leaders arrive in Delhi for resumption of Naga peace talks
Sun, Sep 21, 2014

The delegation is led by NSCN chairman Isak Chisi Swu and general secretary Thuingaleng Muivah.

Security forces bust NSCN ‘detention centre’ in Dimapur
Sat, Sep 20, 2014

Security forces rescued two people who were found restrained with heavy chains around their ankles.

Security forces bust NSCN(IM) ‘detention centre’ in Dimapur
Fri, Sep 19, 2014

Security forces rescued two persons who were found tied with heavy chains around their ankles there.

Jawan hurt as ULFA target army vehicle in Assam district
Fri, Sep 19, 2014

Assam Police CPRO said the explosion, caused by an improvised explosive device (IED), took place at about 7.30 am.

Gogoi wants ‘neutral’ SSB in violence-affected villages along Nagaland border
Thu, Sep 18, 2014

Gogoi writes to Rajnath requesting him to intervene and withdraw Nagaland Armed Police in the disputed area belt.

Convey Assam’s concern to China over construction of dams on Brahmaputra: Gogoi to Modi
Thu, Sep 18, 2014

Gogoi is concerned about the construction of a series of dams by China that would adversely impact downstream flows.

Nagaland Police unearth illegal tax network run by NSCN(IM)
Thu, Sep 18, 2014

The anti-extortion team of the police said the racket ran into crores of rupees.

Assam ex-DGP Barua was an upright officer: Tarun Gogoi
Wed, Sep 17, 2014

He was an upright and efficient police officer who discharged his duties conscientiously and assiduously, said Gogoi.

Nagaland Police bust illegal “tax” racket run by NSCN(IM)
Wed, Sep 17, 2014

The police also found that all the challans were signed and bore the signature of one John, a NSCN(IM) cadre.

Days after CBI raid, ex-DGP of Assam kills self
Wed, Sep 17, 2014

The ex-DGP was among five persons whose houses were searched by the CBI in connection with the Saradha scam on August 28.


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