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Meghalaya CM distributes INR 5,000 to more than 53,000 farmers in state

Jengjal (Meghalaya), Dec. 6 (PTI): Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad Sangma distributed INR 5,000 to more than 53,000 farmers of the state under the Focus+ scheme of the state government. FOCUS+ is a scheme devised by the Meghalaya government where far...

06 Dec 2022

Manipur: 6th edition of Singju Festival 2022 from December 28

Our Correspondent Imphal, Dec. 5 (EMN): Manipur is all set to witness the 6th edition of Singju Festival 2022 at the newly developed Heingang Marjing Polo Complex, located about 8 km north of Imphal in Imphal East district from December 28 till Janua...

05 Dec 2022

Founding president of KSA laid to rest

Our Correspondent Diphu, Dec. 5 (EMN): Pratap Chandra Tokbi, the founding president of the Karbi Students’ Association (KSA), was laid to rest at Rongkimi Presbyterian Church cemetery here on Monday. The funeral service was chaired by the executive...

05 Dec 2022

KAAC pays homage to legendary figure Kajir Ronghangpi

Our Correspondent Diphu, Dec. 5 (EMN): The Art and Culture department of Karbi Anglong Autonomous Council (KAAC)paid homage to Karbi legendary figure Kajir Ronghangpi at Kajir Ronghangpi Memorial Park, Kohora under Duarbagori Member of Autonomous Cou...

05 Dec 2022

Tripura party’s sit-in at Jantar Mantar seeks more autonomy for tribals

New Delhi/Agartala, Dec. 5 (IANS): Hundreds of tribals from Tripura, including a large number of women, on Monday began their two-day sit-in demonstrations at Jantar Mantar in the national capital to intensify their demand for greater autonomy for th...

05 Dec 2022

Dibrugarh University ragging case: Main accused surrenders

Dibrugarh (Assam), Dec. 5 (IANS): The prime accused in the Dibrugarh University ragging case Rahul Chetry has surrendered before the police on Monday, officials said. He surrendered at Lekhapani police station in Tinsukia district. The accused was ab...

05 Dec 2022

Mother’s womb cannot be viewed as ‘farm land’ — Himanta on Ajmal’s comments

Guwahati, Dec. 5 (PTI): Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma hit out at AIUDF chief Badruddin Ajmal on Monday, three days after his controversial comments on women and the Hindu community and said a mother’s womb cannot be viewed as a ̶...

05 Dec 2022

To make Guwahati flood-free, Himanta says his govt exploring engineering solutions

Guwahati, Dec. 5 (PTI): Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said his government is exploring engineering solutions to make the state’s largest city, Guwahati, free from floods. Clearing of encroachments on water-carrying channels of the ci...

05 Dec 2022

Union Minister Prahlad Patel blames Mizoram for not implementing central schemes up to the mark

Aizawl, Dec. 5 (PTI): Union Minister Prahlad Patel Monday blamed the Mizoram government for not implementing the Centre’s schemes up to the mark and tht he will look into the implementation of the Centre’s schemes under his ministry. Pate...

05 Dec 2022

MoU signed for promoting Tripureswari’ tea brand of Tripura

Agartala, Dec. 5 (PTI): Tripura Tea Development Corporation Ltd has roped in an agricultural marketing entity of the north-east region to promote its Tripureswari’ tea brand, an official said on Monday. TTDCL has signed an agreement with North ...

05 Dec 2022

KSA founding president passes away

Our Correspondent Diphu, Dec. 4 (EMN):  The funeral service of Pratap Chandra Tokbi, the founding president of Karbi Students’ Association (KSA), who passed away on December 3, will be held on December 5 at his residence. After the funeral ser...

04 Dec 2022

Cancer hospital at JNIMS likely soon — Manipur CM

Our Correspondent Imphal, Dec. 4 (EMN): Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh on Sunday said completion of the ongoing construction of cancer hospital at JNIMS, which was scheduled to be completed by December, was delayed due to rains. Speaking at the...

04 Dec 2022

NFR cancels few Darjeeling ‘toy trains’ due to less travellers

Guwahati, Dec. 4 (IANS): The Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) decided to cancel a few trains in the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway (DHR) section due to “insufficient patronisation”, including very less number of passengers, officials said o...

04 Dec 2022

Party leaders skip ‘Bharat Jodo Yatra’ in Assam, signify fresh trouble for Congress

Guwahati, Dec. 4 (IANS): The Assam version of the ‘Bharat Jodo Yatra’ of the Congress has completed one month. It started from Dhubri district and is set to cover a distance of 834 km from Dhubri to Sadiya before it ends in mid-December. ...

04 Dec 2022

KAAC members visit border village Tipali

Our CorrespondentDiphu, Dec. 3 (EMN): A public interaction with the villagers of Tipali under Amri Member of Autonomous Council (MAC), West Karbi Anglong was organised by Karbi Anglong Autonomous Council (KAAC) here on Saturday, to listen to their gr...

03 Dec 2022

International Day for differently-able Persons observed in Manipur

Our CorrespondentImphal, Dec. 3 (EMN): Programmes commemorating International Day for differently-able Persons have been organised at various parts of the state. Manipur Social Welfare minister Heikham Dingo attended the state-level observation in Im...

03 Dec 2022

ELC campaign held in 3 assembly constituencies of Manipur’s Kangpokpi district

Our CorrespondentImphal, Dec. 3 (EMN): Electoral Literacy Club (ELC) campaign with the slogan ‘No Voter to Be Left Behind’ were held at various locations in the three assembly constituencies — Saikul, Kangpokpi, Saitu– under Manipur&#...

03 Dec 2022

Two NSCN (U) cadres held in Arunachal

Itanagar, Dec. 2 (PTI): Security forces have arrested two cadres of the NSCN (U) from Arunachal Pradesh’s Longding district, a police officer said on Friday. The duo was arrested by a joint team of district police and Assam Rifles from Dasatong vil...

03 Dec 2022

Manipur CM inaugurates local language training programme

Our Correspondent Imphal, Dec. 2 (EMN): Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh inaugurated ‘Two months local language training programme of seven languages,’ organised by the state department of Language Planning & Implementation, in Imphal on ...

02 Dec 2022

Diphu police nabs one in contraband case

Our Correspondent Diphu, Dec. 2 (EMN): Diphu police on Friday arrested one person with three plastic boxes of suspected heroin and cash of INR 50,650, during a search operation at a residence at Panbari (Sor-sori) area under Diphu police station. The...

02 Dec 2022

DGP Assam inaugurates police training under Indian Army

Guwahati, Dec. 2 (IANS): To strengthen the state security mechanism, the Assam government has recruited 2,570 trainees and is raising five new commando battalions. The Indian Army is undertaking the training of Assam Police commandos at seven differe...

02 Dec 2022

Assam govt. to convert 1,100 wooden bridges to concrete

Guwahati, Dec. 2 (IANS): In an effort to improve road connectivity across the state, the Assam government has decided to convert 1,100 wooden bridges to concrete, an official said here on Friday. The government will invest INR 4,000 crore for the pro...

02 Dec 2022

APHLC condemn KAAC CEM’s remark on ‘illegal settlers’

Our CorrespondentDiphu, Dec. 1 (EMN): The All Party Hills Leaders Conference (APHLC) said that the Khasis living in Mukroh are not illegal settlers as they too belong to the Sixth Scheduled tribe. During a press conference held at the residence of AP...

01 Dec 2022

Rescued hornbill unites with nature in Karbi Anglong

Our CorrespondentDiphu, Dec. 1 (EMN): The Karbi Anglong Mountaineering Association (KAMA) during their annual Singhason trekking released a young hornbill bird (Vo Terang in Karbi dialect), a rare species of bird found in Singhason hill to be with na...

01 Dec 2022

Manipur Sangai Festival concludes

Our CorrespondentImphal, Dec. 1 (EMN): The Manipur Sangai Festival, 2022 concluded on Nov. 30 with Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressing the closing function via a video message at the Bheigyachandra Open Air Theatre in Imphal. The Prime Minister s...

01 Dec 2022