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NE states warn of action against those defying quarantine norms

Guwahati/Imphal/Agartala, May 23 (IANS): Several northeastern states, including Assam, Manipur and Tripura have warned of strict action, including imprisonment, if anyone defies the quarantine protocols. A spike in positive coronavirus cases, especia...

23 May 2020

Returnees failing to undergo quarantine will be jailed, says Manipur CM

Imphal, May 23 (PTI): People returning to Manipur from various parts of the country and abroad will have to undergo mandatory quarantine, failing which they will be arrested and put in jail, Chief Minister N Biren Singh has said. Singh said those fou...

23 May 2020

Manipur govt. prepared to tackle situation arising out of Covid-19 pandemic — CM

Our Correspondent Imphal, May 22 (EMN): Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh on Friday said that the state government is fully prepared to tackle the situation arising out of the Covid-19 pandemic. Singh also appealed to the people not to panic. He w...

22 May 2020

Meghalaya government donates 5,000 VTMs to Assam

Shillong, May 22 (PTI): Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma on Friday said his government has donated 5,000 Viral Transport Media (VTMs) to Assam as Covid-19 positive cases are increasing by the day in the neighbouring state. The VTM is used for...

22 May 2020

Tripura to benefit by INR 4,802 cr. from PM’s economic package — CM

Agartala, May 22 (IANS): Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s INR 20 lakh crore economic package will benefit the people of Tripura to the tune of INR 4,802 crore apart from other benefits, Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb said on Friday. Highlighting...

22 May 2020

Two more test Covid-19 positive in Tripura; tally rises to 175

Agartala, May 22 (PTI): Two more persons tested positive for novel coronavirus in Tripura, raising the state’s total Covid-19 cases to 175, Chief Minister Biplam Kumar Deb said. The two came in contact with people who returned to the state from...

22 May 2020

12 new Covid-19 cases in Assam; tally rises to 222

Guwahati, May 22 (PTI): Twelve more people tested positive for Covid-19 in Assam, taking the total number of cases to 222, state Health and Family Welfare Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said on Friday. All the new Covid-19 patients were already lodged ...

22 May 2020

Sample collection intensified in Manipur; police detains 518 persons and seize 536 vehicles

Our Correspondent Imphal, May 21 (EMN): Manipur state Health department has intensified sample collection in 17 centres and testing capacity has been increased from earlier 200 samples to 900 daily. It will be further increased to 1500 per day, accor...

21 May 2020

With 15 new infections, Covid-19 cases in Assam cross 200 mark

Guwahati, May 21 (PTI): The total number of Covid-19 positive cases in Assam crossed the 200 mark on Thursday with 15 more people, most of them lodged at quarantine centres, found to be infected with coronavirus. Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma, ...

21 May 2020

Coronavirus: Viral research laboratory inaugurated in Sikkim

Gangtok, May 21 (PTI): Sikkim Chief Minister Prem Singh Tamang on Thursday inaugurated the state’s first Viral Research and Diagnostic Laboratory (VRDL) at the STNM Hospital near here. The tiny border state of Sikkim does not have a single Covi...

21 May 2020

Eleven persons found Covid-19 positive in Manipur, cases rise to 20

Our Correspondent Imphal, May 20 (EMN): 11 persons including six males and five females were tested Covid-19 positive in Manipur on Wednesday, according to Health department officials. The said 11 persons were tested positive out of 90 persons tested...

20 May 2020

Three-day re-assembled budget session of Meghalaya Assembly starts

Shillong, May 20 (PTI): The three-day re-assembled budget session of the Meghalaya Assembly started on Wednesday amid the coronavirus-induced lockdown. Wearing masks was made compulsory for all, including the chief minister and MLAs. Before entering ...

20 May 2020

Four more test positive for Covid-19 in Tripura, total cases 173

Agartala, May 20 (PTI): Four more persons tested positive for Covid-19 in Tripura, taking the total number of cases in the state to 173, Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb said. He said the four persons who tested positive for Covid-19 had recently retu...

20 May 2020

Chennai returnee tests positive for Covid-19 in Meghalaya

Shillong, May 20 (PTI): A man, who returned from Chennai, has tested positive for Covid-19 in Meghalaya, Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma has said. The Chennai returnee coronavirus patient has been admitted at a Covid-19 hospital in the Garo Hills, the...

20 May 2020

Tripura scientist makes robot to take care of Corona patients

Agartala, May 20 (IANS): A scientist of Tripura University has made a robot from locally available and scrap materials to assist the front-line health workers, including doctors, to take care of the coronavirus patients from a distant place. The remo...

20 May 2020

Senapati organisations warn of ‘indefinite blockade’

Our CorrespondentKohima, May 19 (EMN): Civil society organisations in Senapati, Manipur, have decided to impose ‘indefinite economic blockade’ along National Highway 2 with effect from 6 pm of May 20, if the Manipur government fails to meet their...

20 May 2020

Manipur asks MHA to remove ‘unauthorised’ NSCN (IM) camps

Imphal, May 19 (PTI): The Manipur government has urged the Union home ministry to shift “unauthorised” NSCN (IM) camps to Nagaland, following alleged distribution of relief materials by civil society organisations to cadres of the insurgent group...

20 May 2020

Manipur Covid-19 cases rise to 9

Our CorrespondentImphal, May 19 (EMN): Two more persons have tested positive for Covid-19 in Manipur amid reports of stranded people returning from other states. With this, Manipur has reported a total of nine positive cases till date. Of those, two ...

20 May 2020

Assam issues ‘high alert’ on cyclone ‘Amphan’

Guwahati, May 19 (PTI): The Assam government on Tuesday issued a “high alert” over cyclone ‘Amphan’ and directed the state disaster management authority to set up a control room to deal with the situation. Quoting the India Me...

19 May 2020

Tripura teacher makes robot that can deliver food, medicines to Covid patients

Agartala, May 19 (PTI): In a bid to prevent doctors and other medical staff from getting infected with coronavirus, a teacher of Tripura University has made a robot from scrap materials that can deliver food and medicines to Covid-19 patients, an off...

19 May 2020

‘Secret benefactor’: Mizoram businessman pays off four distressed debtors’ loans

Aizawl, May 19 (IANS): Even as the Covid-19 induced economic crisis has impacted crores of people and businesses, a businessman in the Mizoram capital spontaneously came to the aid of four distressed debtors, including three women, of the State Bank ...

19 May 2020

Two more Covid-19 deaths in Assam, 18 new cases

Guwahati, May 19 (IANS): Two Covid-19 patients died in Assam on Monday taking the state’s death toll to four, while 18 more tested coronavirus positive in the past 24 hours raising the state’s tally to 115, Health Minister Himanta Biswa S...

19 May 2020

Five new Covid-19 cases take Assam’s tally to 102, death toll 3

Guwahati, May 18 (IANS): A Covid-19 patient died in Assam on Monday taking the state’s fatality to three, while five more tested coronavirus positive in the past 24 hours raising the state’s tally to 102, Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sar...

18 May 2020

Sikkim restaurants allowed to open with strict condition as part of lockdown relaxation

Gangtok, May 18 (PTI): The Sikkim government has allowed opening of restaurants and eateries but with strict condition that customers will be required to get their orders packed for consumption at home only as part of relaxation in lockdown 4.0. Sikk...

18 May 2020

Meghalaya becomes 5th NE state to be Covid-free

Shillong, May 18 (IANS): Meghalaya on Monday became the 5th Covid-19-free state out of the eight northeastern states as its lone corona patient, a woman, recovered from the dreaded disease, Chief Minister Conrad K. Sangma said. With Sikkim and Nagala...

18 May 2020
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