Wednesday, November 30, 2022

Northeast

Peace restored in Northeast dueto development by NDA govt: Reddy

Union Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER) Minister G Kishan Reddy claimed that peace has been restored in some troubled areas of the northeast due to a substantial development implemented by the NDA government in the region.He said that...

Insurgency in NE reduced by 74%: MHA

There has been a decrease of 74 per cent in the incidents of insurgency in the North eastern states as compared to 2014, said Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) in its annual report 2021-22. It also said that since...

Rainfall to continue in NE till Oct 15, says IMD

The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted fairly widespread moderate rains and isolated heavy rainfall across the North Eastern region till October 15.According to IMD, fairly widespread moderate rains and Isolated heavy rains in Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Meghalaya, Mizoram,...

UNICEF launches radio platform to help improve immunisation in remote parts of NE

Despite the dominance of social media today, radio still impacts minds in many remote parts of the Northeast. This perhaps has prompted UNICEF India to rope in at least 70 radio professionals to help improve immunisation in the region,...

Removal of AFSPA only after peace in NE: Shah

Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Saturday said that the Bharatiya Janata Party-led government would remove Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act (AFSPA) only after installing peace in North East India.“Rahul Gandhi gave Congress an agenda to remove AFSPA from...

40,000 kg drugs destroyed in NE in virtual presence of Shah

Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Saturday asserted that seizing narcotics alone cannot make the country drug-free and enforcement agencies must aim at destroying all channels between traffickers and final consumers.Addressing the regional meeting on ‘Drug Trafficking and National...

Increase tourism budget for NE by Rs 10,000 cr to create 3 lakh jobs: MSME EPC

MSME Export Promotion Council (MSME EPC) on Thursday urged the central government to increase the tourism budget of Northeast by Rs 10,000 crore, which will in return generate around three lakh new jobs in the region.In a study, Northeast...

Monsoon withdrawal to begin in next 2 days

After a late spurt in rainfall, the southwest monsoon is all set to enter the withdrawal phase over the next two days, the weather office said on Monday.“Conditions are becoming favourable for withdrawal of southwest monsoon from parts of...

Eye on polls, BJP appoints incharges for key states; Sambit Patra for NE

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) national spokesperson Sambit Patra has been appointed as the in-charge of the North Eastern states.This BJP on Friday announced names of in-charges for 15 states who will have the mandate to oversee electioneering in over...

Wet spells likely to continue in NE

India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted that heavy spell of rainfall was likely to continue over North East region during next five days.IMD stated that fairly widespread/widespread light/moderate rainfall with isolated heavy falls and thunderstorm/lightning was very likely over...