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    Eighteen houses torched in Senapati
    Houses which were burnt down in Senapati district, Manipur on September 17.     DIMAPUR, SEPTEMBER 17 (MExN): Senapati district in Manipur remained tense today as eighteen houses were reportedly burned down in an area disputed between the Northern…
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    Massive ‘Shramdan’ offered by NFR employees
    NF Railways General Manager taking part in cleaning a railway track as part of ‘Swachhta Pakhwara.’   Maligaon, September 17 (MExN): As part of the ‘Swachhta Pakhwara’ which is being observed throughout N.F. Railway; a massive ‘Shramdan’ was…
  • Centre to open Advanced Landing Ground in Arunachal
    Guwahati, September 17 (IANS): The Centre on Wednesday will inaugurate the Advanced Landing Ground (ALG) at Vijay Nagar, the remotest Circle of Changlang district in Arunachal Pradesh located along the Indo-China border.   Guwahati-based Defence…
  • Assam FM Sarma for uniform GST rate on lotteries
    New Delhi, September 17 (IANS): Days before the meeting of the GST Council, Assam Finance Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma has disapproved of differential rates for lotteries saying it was hurting northeastern states.   Further, the dual GST rates for…
  • Jaintia youth body calls for vigil against illegal immigration
    Newmai News Network Shillong | September 17   The All Jaintia Youth Welfare Organization (AJYWO) has called for police, 'nokmas' and the 'dorbar shnongs' to be vigilant against the entry of 'outsiders' into Meghalaya in the wake of 14 foreigners…
  • Three women complain of torture by Assam police
    Guwahati, September 17 (IANS): The allegation of harassment and torture by three women in custody has landed the Assam police in a controversy.   The police at Bura outpost in Darrang district have drawn flak after three women lodged a complaint…
  • Manipur CM calls for strict scrutiny while issuing driving licenses
    Newmai News Network Imphal | September 17   Manipur Chief Minister, N Biren Singh has expressed urgent need for strict scrutiny of identities before issuing driving license to applicants. He also asked concerned department to check import of "…
  • 'Street vendors need basic training on food safety'
    Newmai News Network Shillong | September 17   Meghalaya Health & Family Welfare Minister, AL Hek has stressed the need for street vendors in Meghalaya to undergo training on food safety and hygiene.   “It is the right of every customer to…
  • Three including minor boy arrested with brown sugar in Manipur
    Newmai News Network Imphal | September 17   Three persons including a minor boy and a woman were arrested along with brown sugar worth around Rs 1 crore in the international market by security forces in Manipur’s border town Moreh.   A police…
  • Tripura CM backs Shah's 'one nation, one language' call
    Agartala, September 17 (IANS): Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb has supported Union Home Minister Amit Shah's call for 'one nation, one language' and said he didn't believe English language was the only key to development.   Addressing a…
  • Mizoram: ZPM takes dig at ruling MNF
    Newmai News Network Aizawl | September 16   The Zoram People’s Movement (ZPM) vice president, Dr. Kenneth Chawngliana on Monday took a dig at the ruling Mizo National Front (MNF) saying it was "backsliding even as it rules" the state over only 10…
  • Meghalaya woman gets Hrant Dink Award in Istanbul
    Shillong, September 16 (IANS): Meghalaya's Right to Information (RTI) activist Agnes Kharshiing was awarded the 11th International Hrant Dink Award at the Lutfi Kirdar International Convention and Exhibition Centre, in Istanbul on Sunday.  …
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    NF Railway launches Swachhta Pakhwara campaign
    NF Railway General Manager, Sanjive Roy (centre) addressing the media.   Maligaon, September 16 (MExN): A massive campaign to promote awareness about cleanliness began today at NF Railway.   The campaign has been launched as part of the country…
  • Manipur CM welcomes ‘constructive criticism’ from media
    Newma News Network Imphal |September 16   Manipur Chief Minister, N Biren Singh today said that his government welcomed constructive and positive criticism by the media for the development of the State.   He said this while speaking at the 46th…
  • India, Thailand begin joint military exercise in Meghalaya
    Umroi, September 16 (IANS): The Indian Army and Royal Thai Army began their latest joint exercise here on Monday, an Army official said.   A total of 100 troops from the Indian Army led by Colonel Rahul Joshi and 45 troops of Royal Thai Army led…
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