Tuesday, December 6, 2022

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Himanta hits back at Ajmal’s comments on marriage

Says mother’s womb cannot be viewed as ‘farm land’ 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...

Angry villagers block inter-district road; demand immediate repairing in Mnp

Residents of around 10 villages in Manipur’s Imphal East district blocked the stretch of the inter-district road passing through their villages to draw the attention of authorities to the dilapidated condition of the road.The entire stretch from Sawombung to...

Dibrugarh University ragging case: Main accused surrenders

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 absconding since the incident of ragging surfaced wherein Anand...

M’laya govt to sue TMC spokesman

The Meghalaya government is considering legal action against Tirnamool Congress (TMC) national spokesperson Saket Gokhale for having made “false, malicious and disrespectful claims” relating to the alleged financial irregularities amounting to Rs. 632 Crore.Gokhale alleged largescale financial irregularities to...

Government-run cancer hospital soon: Manipur CM

A government-run cancer hospital is coming up soon, said Manipur chief minister N Biren Singh on Saturday.Addressing the inaugural function of a private eye hospital in Imphal, Singh said that the ongoing construction of the cancer hospital in Imphal’s...

Mukroh village is part and parcel of Meghalaya, says Home Minister

Countering Assam’s claim on Mukroh village, Meghalaya Home Minister Lahkmen Rymbui said that Mukroh village is part and parcel of Meghalaya and there is no dispute over the area.“Mukroh is very much part and parcel of Meghalaya. We will...

2023 election to lay foundation stone for making a ‘vibrant Tripura’: Bhoumik

Union Minister Pratima Bhoumik on Sunday termed the 2023 Assembly election as laying of the foundation stone for making a ‘vibrant Tripura’ and urged the CPI(M) and Congress workers in the state to join the mission.Assembly elections are due...

ECC to stage protest as M’laya govt fails to frame action plan for coke plants

Charging the Meghalaya government for failing to frame an action plan for the coke plants as directed by the National Green Tribunal, the Environment Coordination Committee (ECC) has decided to hit the streets once again on December 15, reports...

Arunachal’s Monpas seek to preserve hand-made paper

For 24-year-old Nima Tsering, the charms of a metropolis where most of his peers from a hamlet in Arunachal Pradesh have migrated in search of greener pastures hold no allure. The preservation and revival of a thousand-year-old paper-making craft...

B’desh Foreign Minister says looking for increased cooperation with India

Bangladesh Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen has said that his country was exploring ways to increase cooperation with India, which it views as the biggest partner in South Asia.He also emphasised the crucial role the Northeastern region of India...