Tuesday, Apr 28, 2015



Assam mountaineers undetterred after avalanche await Nepal govt’s permission to climb Everest
Tue, Apr 28, 2015

The Assam Mountaineering Association team is waiting for the Nepal government decision on continuing expeditions.

Indians dead & missing: Group of eight left Guwahati, three survived
Tue, Apr 28, 2015

The bodies of two more women from Guwahati and Kalpana Adhikari, have been identified in Kathmandu.

Abnormally heavy rains inundate Kaziranga
Mon, Apr 27, 2015

"Most low-lying areas have been inundated and the rivers passing through Kaziranga are in full spate," said Park director.

11 named in chargesheet against CMJ Varsity that gave away 434 PhDs in one year
Mon, Apr 27, 2015

The university had in 2012-13 alone awarded PhD degrees to 434 persons who were mostly college teachers.

Amit Shah in Guwahati: Get ready to ‘oust Congress’ in 2016 Assam assembly polls
Mon, Apr 27, 2015

He also attacked state’s Tarun Gogoi government accusing it of being corrupt.

16 tremors that shook the region in the month leading upto the massive 7.9 Nepal earthquake
Sat, Apr 25, 2015

An account of the tremors felt in Northeastern India and its neighbouring regions in the past month.

Amit Shah rips Rahul Gandhi for ‘post-leave’ noises
Thu, Apr 23, 2015

The BJP president did not make any direct attack on Nabam Tuki’s Congress government in Arunachal Pradesh.

Maid found murdered in Lt Col Saurabh Sood’s servant quarter in Assam town
Thu, Apr 23, 2015

The SP said the woman had last come out of the Lt Col’s quarter at around 9:30 PM on Monday.

Assam Police seek info from public on Bangla immigrants
Thu, Apr 23, 2015

The local newspaper advertisements gave names of at least 1,600 such 'untraced declared foreigners'.

Bandh and beef party mar Amit Shah’s Shillong visit
Thu, Apr 23, 2015

The bandh was called to protest alleged atrocities on minorities, including Christians, by the Sangh Parivar.

Put end to scams, power abuse, boundary dispute in Meghalaya: NGO tells Amit Shah
Wed, Apr 22, 2015

The NGO also complained of massive irregularities in the public distribution system.

Shillong protestors hold beef party as BJP chief Amit Shah chants development mantra
Wed, Apr 22, 2015

TUR convenor Angela Rangad said they protested against Amit Shah’s visit because they believed he and his party were anti-tribal.

Death sentence to 3 in Assam for gruesome murder
Wed, Apr 22, 2015

Before the police could track down the culprits on the basis of mobile phone locations, the three had already killed Arup Dutta by beheading him.

Unable to trace them, Assam Police now seek information on Bangla migrants from public
Wed, Apr 22, 2015

Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi, meanwhile, said it was difficult to deport the Bangladeshi infiltrators because Bangladesh had refused to accept them.

Guwahati: Fire in Jorhat Medical College’s new-born baby ICU
Wed, Apr 22, 2015

An inquiry has been instituted to be conducted by a panel of three members which has been asked to submit its report within 24 hours.

Bandh, beef party set to greet Amit Shah in Meghalaya today
Wed, Apr 22, 2015

“Consumption of beef is a major food habit of the tribal communities in Meghalaya. Moreover, beef is a state subject. It should not be stopped,” said BJP state president Khlur Singh Lyngdoh.

Assam mourns death of ex-governor J B Patnaik
Tue, Apr 21, 2015

Recounting his close rapport with Patnaik, the Assam chief minister said he endeared all by his amiable disposition.

Amit Shah was asked why no Hindu group came to tell NE tribals about Ram
Sat, Apr 18, 2015

The Forum wanted to know why no “Hindu missionary” came to tell the tribals of the Northeast about the Hindu gods.

‘India to cut down 10% crude import by 2022’
Sat, Apr 18, 2015

It is a matter of shame that India is importing such a huge quantity of crude oil even after 68 years of Independence.

Namdapha National Park: 3 Royal Bengal tigers spotted by camera trapping
Sat, Apr 18, 2015

The last time a camera trapping exercise was done in Namdapha was in 2011-12, when only one tiger was spotted.

India to cut down 10% crude oil import by 2022, says Dharmendra Pradhan
Fri, Apr 17, 2015

The govt would cut down India’s crude oil import by at least 10 per cent in the next seven years and bring it down to 67% of the country’s total demand.

Two earthquakes rock Assam in a span of 2 hours
Fri, Apr 17, 2015

While the first tremor, which lasted about seven seconds, was felt at 3:35 AM, it was followed by smaller one at 5:50 AM.

NPF factions reconcile on eve of Amit Shah visit to Nagaland
Thu, Apr 16, 2015

Amit Shah arrived in Aizawl on his maiden trip to the Northeast after taking over as BJP president.

Cops seize four weapons, 45 number plates from car-theft kingpin’s house
Thu, Apr 16, 2015

The police also recovered one car believed to have been stolen from New Delhi.

A month after mob lynched jail inmate, Dimapur gets Police Commissionerate
Thu, Apr 16, 2015

Dimapur alone accounts for more than 40 per cent of crimes registered in Nagaland.

Congress MLA Rumi Nath: From one controversy to another
Thu, Apr 16, 2015

Nath, speaking to the media on Monday, however had complained that she was unnecessarily framed in the Chauhan case.

14-days judicial custody for Assam Cong MLA held for car-theft link
Wed, Apr 15, 2015

The court asked the police to submit a report on her health on Friday.

Filmmaker Bidyut Chakraborty passes away
Wed, Apr 15, 2015

Filmmaker Bidyut Chakraborty passed away on Wednesday morning in a private hospital.

Ajmal’s AIUDF makes foray into Bodo bastion, wins 4 seats
Wed, Apr 15, 2015

The AIUDF is generally seen as a party that stands for safeguarding the interest of people of East Bengal/Bangladesh origin.

AFSPA ‘not justified’, Arunachal govt asks Centre to reconsider
Wed, Apr 15, 2015

“Extension of AFSPA to the border districts of the state in entirety is not justified at this stage,” the cabinet resolution said.

Assam: Cong MLA Rumi Nath arrested in connection with International car theft racket
Wed, Apr 15, 2015

Earlier, the Gauhati HC had rejected her two anticipatory bail applications in connection with two cases.

FIR against Assam artist for offensive painting of Krishna
Tue, Apr 14, 2015

The Hindu Jagaran Mancha has alleged that Hussain’s painting portrayed Krishna in an objectionable way .

Suresh Prabhu echoes Parrikar on station along China border
Tue, Apr 14, 2015

Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu confirmed it on Monday that India would soon build a railway station close to the China border in Arunachal Pradesh.

Bodo People’s Front one seat short of majority in Autonomous Council
Mon, Apr 13, 2015

This was the first time since formation of the BTC following the Bodo Accord of 2003 that national parties like the Congress, BJP and CPI(M) contested.

BSF troops rescue child from human traffickers
Sun, Apr 12, 2015

The three-and-a-half year old boy was rescued from village Takamari, bordering Bangladesh in Dhubri district.

Gogoi orders probe into death of 14 Assam labourers in Meghalaya
Sun, Apr 12, 2015

The inquiry was ordered in view of the allegations of foul play leading to the death of the 14 persons.