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Tripura Governor today said while the incidents of rape of minors in Kathua and Unnao were despicable but the Prime Minister cannot be held accountable for such incidents. While strongly criticising the Unnao and Kathua rape incidents, Roy said one should equally condemn the killing of Sikhs in 1984.

He said Unnao and Kathua incidents were “Despicable, regrettable and condemnable,” but “What ... Read more »

Category: North East | Views: 12 | Added by: tangkhul | Date: 21-Apr-2018 | Comments (0)

People’s Democratic Alliance (PDA) cabinet has decided to hold ‘Mini-Hornbill Festivals’ in all the districts, coinciding with the respective tribal festivals. 
 
The decision to this effect was taken during the cabinet meeting held on April 16, as follow-up to the chief minister’s proposal in his budget speech.
 
Category: North East | Views: 18 | Added by: tangkhul | Date: 20-Apr-2018 | Comments (0)

SHILLONG | Apr 19 : The silent protest taken out by the media fraternity along the streets of Shillong on Thursday spoke volumes about unity of the media which came out in strong condemnation against an attack on one of their own.

This silent march which was organized by the Shillong Press Club (SPC) was replete with banners and posters, condemning the petrol bomb attack at the residence of the Editor of The Shillong T ... Read more »

Category: North East | Views: 18 | Added by: tangkhul | Date: 20-Apr-2018 | Comments (0)

State Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma during the launch of cashless mode of Atal Amrit Abhiyan announced that Assam is soon going to set up 19 new cancer hospitals. "The state government has tied up with Tata Trust to set up the cancer hospitals," Sarma said.

The group had announced in February this year that it is in the process of entering an agreement with the Assam Government to set up cancer programm ... Read more »

Category: North East | Views: 11 | Added by: tangkhul | Date: 19-Apr-2018 | Comments (0)

SILCHAR: The North Cachar Hills Indigenous Students' Forum (NCHISF) has called an indefinite rail blockade across ... Read more »
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A 60-year-old man was on Wednesday arrested on the charge of raping his 7-year-old granddaughter in North Garo Hills district, police said.

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Category: North East | Views: 45 | Added by: tangkhul | Date: 19-Apr-2018 | Comments (0)

A large number of people took out a rally on Tuesday under the aegis of Darlawn District Demand Committee at Darlawn town, about 114 km northeast of Aizawl, demanding the creation of Darlawn as a full-fledged district.

Darlawn is located in Aizawl district in the northeastern part of the state.

About 3000 people took part in the public rally, which was also joined by residents from neighbouring villages. All vehicles stayed off the road during the rally.

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Category: North East | Views: 16 | Added by: tangkhul | Date: 18-Apr-2018 | Comments (0)

In a significant development, aimed at further doing away with the VIP culture in Nagaland, the PDA cabinet has barred ministers and government officials from attending public functions as chief guests and also asking them to refrain from giving donations and making announcement of monetary grants while attending such functions. 
 
This was decided at a cabinet meeting held on Tuesday while discus ... Read more »
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International Fund for Agriculture Development (IFAD), financial wing of Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), will provide Rs 612.42 crore in 2018-19 to the State government for improving the agricultural sector in eight districts.
 
Principal secretary and APC T Imkonglemba Ao informed this to Nagaland Post during an interaction on the sidelines of a felicitation programme for agriculture minister ... Read more »
Category: North East | Views: 16 | Added by: tangkhul | Date: 18-Apr-2018 | Comments (0)

Guwahati:  The theory of ancient Indian television got a huge upgrade today as a BJP Chief Minister claimed that internet and satellite communication existed in the days of Mahabharata.  "The Europeans and the Americans may claim that it is theirs, but it is actually our technology," said Biplab Deb,  the Chief Minister of Tripura, where BJP captured power from the CPM in the assembly elections held earlier this ... Read more »

Category: North East | Views: 33 | Added by: tangkhul | Date: 17-Apr-2018 | Comments (0)

From Our Correspondent, TNT News | Agartala, April 17, 2018: 

While the country is still burning over the Asifa rape and murder case in Kashmir, crime against women and children continues to make headlines across the nation with several cases being reported from different parts of India on a daily basis. Close to home, yet another minor rape case has been reported in Tripura where a 16-yr ... Read more »

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Shillong News Desk | Shillong, April 16, 2018:

The North East Indira Gandhi Regional Institute of Health and Medical Science (NEIGRIHMS) in Shillong was awarded the Kayakalp award by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare Government of India for the year 2017-2018.

Having secured the top position in the Group B Hospitals and Institutions, NEIGRI ... Read more »

Category: North East | Views: 25 | Added by: tangkhul | Date: 16-Apr-2018 | Comments (0)

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