North East Region

Jitendra meets Manipur Councillors; discusses on issues pertaining to hill areas of Manipur

A delegation of Manipur Councillors representing the six Autonomous District Councils of the State called on Union Minister of State for Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances, Pensions, Atomic Energy ..
   

Pul seeks Assam’s support in hydro projects; says its benefits will equally be reaped by both states

In wake of developing Hydro Projects in north eastern state of Arunachal Pradesh, Chief Minister Kalikho Pul has sought the support of the Assam Government and the people of Assam and clarified that benefits of Hydro Power development will equally ..
   

'Arunachal govt willing to engage community leaders to work as partners', says CM Kalikho Pul

During a meeting with All Tutsa Welfare Society (ATWS) on Thursday, the newly elected Chief Minister of Arunachal Pradesh, Kalikho Pul said that the government is willing to engage community leaders to work as partners and stated that by such engagement, ..
   

Imphal’s All India Radio Station is a vital library for preserving State treasures, says Manipur CM Ibobi

While speaking at the release function of the golden jubilee souvenir of Akashvani Imphal and rare music collection of the ritual songs of the Chakpas of Manipur at Hotel Imphal Classic, Chief Minister of Manipur, Okram Ibobi on Sunday said that ..
   

Pul bats for road connectivity; assures completion of Banderdewa-Itanagar road in a year’s time

To boost infrastructure in the north eastern state of Arunachal Pradesh, Chief Minister Kalikho Pul said that the state government will maintain the stretch of road from Banderdewa to Itanagar and complete the maintenance work of culvert, road of ..
   

Amid political turmoil in the state, Arunachal Pradesh gears up for ‘Clean Arunachal Campaign’

Following Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s vision of ‘Clean India’, the North eastern state of Arunachal Pradesh is all set for the ‘Clean Arunachal fortnight’ which starts today in twin Capital towns as well as in all the district headquarters. The ..
   

India and ADB sign loan agreement of Rs. 545 crore to improve urban services in Agartala and Aizwal

To continue improving infrastructure in two North Eastern State Capital cities, The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Government of India signed here today an $80million (approx Rs. 545 crore) loan agreement which is the third tranche of a $200 ..
   

DoNER Ministry committed to support major development projects in Sikkim, assures Jitendra

The Union Minister of State for Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances, Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr Jitendra Singh has assured the Chief Minister of Sikkim, Pawan Kumar Chamling that Ministry ..
   

Sikkim as the first Organic State has opened new vistas for start-up initiatives in NE, says Jitendra

While addressing a one-day conference on "Start-up India" held as immediate follow-up to the announcement of "Start-up India, Stand-up India" campaign by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 16th of this month, Union Minister of State for Development ..
   

PM Modi extends his greetings to Meghalaya, Tripura and Manipur on their Statehood Day

On the occasion of statehood day of the North Eastern state of Meghalaya, Tripura and Manipur, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today extended his greetings to the people of these states. Greeting the people of Meghalaya, PM Modi said, “My dear sisters ..
   

Nine killed in Meghalaya blast; Sangma calls up Rajnath for assistance to tackle militant attacks

A powerful improvised explosive device was detonated outside a wine store at the centre of the market in Meghalaya during peak trading time on Saturday noon leading to nine civilians sustaining injuries. Among the nine people who sustained injuries ..
   

All north eastern states of India to have passport offices by January next year assures MEA

Taking into consideration the all round development of the north eastern region of India, all the eight northeastern states -Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Meghalaya, Manipur, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim and Tripura will have passport offices, the Ministry ..
   

India's North-eastern region keen to empower women entrepreneurs for economic expansion

Women constitute a major workforce in any industry in today's globalized and competitive world. In the northeast region of India too, women have traditionally played a major role in bringing about social and economic changes. Efforts are being made ..
   

Arunachal will soon frame policy and guidelines for film development in the state, says CM Tuki

While addressing media after inaugurating the curtain raiser programe of Film Northeast 2016 being organized by Department of Information and Public Relation in collaboration with Film Federation of Arunachal (FFA), Arunachal Chief Minister Nabam ..
   

Sangma inaugurates new power substation; fulfills long-awaited dream of people of North Garo region

Fulfilling the long-awaited dream of the people of the North Garo region and taking into consideration the acute shortage of power supply and frequent power cuts, Chief Minister of Meghalaya, Dr. Mukul Sangma inaugurated the 132/33, 2x20 MVA Substation ..
   

India’s North Eastern region will evolve as a hub of activities for South East Asia says Gogoi

Chief Minister of Assam Tarun Gogoi on Wednesday inaugurated the Vivanta by Taj in Guwahati on Wednesday and said that Guwahati and North East India would evolve as the hub of activity for South East Asia and that the Tata group would showcase globally ..
   

Jitendra meets Sikkim Governor; says Sikkim has opportunity for trade with Eastern nations

The Governor of Sikkim, Shriniwas Dadasaheb Patil called on the Union Minister of State for Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances, Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr Jitendra Singh today and discussed ..
   

‘Ishanya Parva’: North East, the ancient region reminding cultural glorious past of India

North Eastern region –the ‘Poorvanchal’ is a wonderful, artistic, poetic land and colourful people. An ‘Ishany scenic scion beauty’...
   

Prabhu fulfils long cherished demand; flags off first passenger train between Silchar and Guwahati

Fulfilling the long cherished demand of the people of Barak Valley in South Assam to have a seamless connectivity with rest of the nation, Union Minister of Railways Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu, flagged off the First BG Fast Passenger Train from Silchar ..
   

Sikkim CM meets Venkaiah; asks for assistance to create urban infrastructure in the state

In wake of developing the north eastern state of Sikkim, Chief Minister of Sikkim Pawan Chamling on Wednesday met Union Minister of Urban Development and Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation M.Venkaiah Naidu and discussed issues pertaining to urban ..
   

Tuki urges people of North Eastern region to come together and be a part of nation building process

Sending out a loud message that now is time for the North Eastern people to unite to form a better nation, Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Nabam Tuki called upon the people from the North East residing outside their home states in the country to ..
   

Kohima to get ropeway service; CM Zeliang says ropeway to ease traffic problems in capital city

Contemplating the feasibility of setting up ropeway service in Kohima, the Nagaland Government this time with aide from the French, has taken a bold decision to ease traffic congestion in the state. According to Media Cell, CMO, modalities are being ..
   

Assam-Meghalaya Peace Forum in Meghalaya expresses support for Armed Forces in Garo Hills

The Assam-Meghalaya Peace Forum (AMPF), which operates along the Assam-Meghalaya border areas of Garo hills on Saturday welcomed the Meghalaya High Court's order directing the centre to consider imposition of Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act in ..
   

Gadkari announces road package of Rs 15,000 cr for Arunachal in addition to ongoing road projects

While laying foundation stone for the two-lane Akajan-Likabali-Bame road at Likabali, Union Minister of Road, Transport and Highway Nitin Gadkari on Wednesday announced road package worth Rs 15,000 crore for Arunachal Pradesh in addition to the ..
   

Arunachal CM Tuki marks 4 years in office; says effective governance a cornerstone of democracy

Completing four years of his government since November 2011, Chief Minister of Arunachal Pradesh Nabam Tuki addressed a huge public rally with the theme 'Arunachal Pradesh towards Progress' organized to celebrate the victory at Subansiri Mini Stadium ..
   

Five-year long survey bear fruits; long-horned Chinese beetle discovered in Arunachal Pradesh

A five-year long struggle finally started bearing fruits as a team of entomologists, who conducted long five-year survey on existence of beetle species in Arunachal forests, have discovered a new species of long-horned Chinese beetle in natural ..
   

Residents of Meghalaya’s cleanest village invite PM Modi after he acknowledges it on 'Mann Ki Baat'

Apart from the beautiful landscape, the north eastern of Meghalaya has left no stone unturned when it comes to cleanliness. The Khasi tribesmen of Meghalaya’s Mawlynnong village, who call it “God’s own garden”, have invited Prime Minister Narendra ..
   

Jitendra on a 2-day visit to Tripura; says Agartala to get broad-gauge rail link facility by March

Union Minister of State Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), Dr Jitendra Singh after a meeting with Chief Minister, Manik Sarkar in Agartala today, soon after his arrival on a two-day visit to Tripura said that Agartala, the capital city ..
   

Arunachal hosts second Ziro Butterfly meet; spots over 50 species of butterflies at Pange Valley

Apart from the beauty of the north eastern land of Arunachal Pradesh, the species of butterflies in the region have gained popularity. More than 50 different species of butterflies have been spotted at Pange Valley in Lower Subansiri district of ..
   

Mission Indradhanush- II launched in Arunachal; team work boosts its successful implementation

In view of successful implementation of Mission Indradhanush Phase II in the north eastern state of Arunachal Pradesh; Tawang Deputy Commissioner Duly Kamduk on Wednesday formally flagged off two ambulances at the District Hospital, Tawang to mark ..
   

Assam CM Gogoi seeks white paper from DoNER Ministry on release of funds to NE States

In wake of the release of funds by the DoNER Ministry, Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Wednesday asked the Ministry for Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER) to come out with a white paper on release of funds to the North Eastern States ..
   

Assam floods claim lives of 24 people; nearly 10 lakh people affected across the state

The number of affected people affected in Assam flood rose from 8.75 lakh to 9.98 lakh overnight, paralyzing the normal life in the state. The government also increased the number of relief camps from 214 to 308 on Wednesday. As on date, there are ..
   

Arunachal CM Tuki meets Jitendra; discusses political, security scenario and development issues of the state

Arunachal CM Tuki meets Jitendra; discusses political, security scenario and development issues of the state..
   

Citizens pay homage to Tirap DC, pilots who were killed in helicopter crash in Arunachal Pradesh

The bodies of Tirap DC and pilots were finally retrieved on Thursday morning by members of Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, Darjeeling and High Altitude Warfare School from Sonamarg, informed SP Tirap Jasmeet Singh speaking to this daily...
   

NE States to come at par with the national average on achieving child immunization

Along with the other states of the nation, initiatives have been taken by the Government of India to ensure that the North-East States come at par with the national average on achieving full child immunization...
   

Meghalaya’s library to be named after ‘Missile Man’

Just a mere thought of Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam re-awakens a true spirit of patriotism in each of the Indians and Dr.Kalam, most commonly known as the Missile Man will be looked upon as an icon of integrity. Authorities of the Madina Masjid, the only ..
   

Two NE Students complete thrilling week at NASA

The students of the North Eastern region of India have not left any stone unturned in the field of education. Two students from Nagaland have successfully completed an International Space Camp (ISC) at the US Space and Rocket Center (USSRC), Huntsville, ..
   

Nadda holds review meeting on JE outbreak in Assam; rushes expert team to assist authorities

Minister of Health and Family Welfare, J P Nadda, held a review meeting with senior officials of Health Ministry in the backdrop of recent outbreak of Japanese Encephalitis (JE) in Assam...
   

Six 'solar cities' to be developed in NE region to reduce dependency on conventional energy

The six cities of the northeastern region namely, Guwahati and Jorhat in Assam, Kohima and Dimapur in Nagaland, Itanagar in Arunachal Pradesh and Agartala in Tripura will be developed under the Development of Solar Cities Programme of the union ..
   

Arunachal Governor Rajkhowa calls for quality and durable roads in the state

While chairing a high-level meeting at Raj Bhawan to review the road communication in the north eastern state of Aruanchal Pradesh, Governor JP Rajkhowa called for quality and durable roads in the state...
   

Arunachal to implement Food Security Act by 2016; NFSA data to be available on state portal by this month

At the Conference of Ministers and Secretaries of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution of States/UTs held at New Delhi on Tuesday, Union Minister of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution Ram Vilas Paswan along with Union Minister ..
   

Manipur College opens doors for transgenders; young Sandra gets admitted to BA course

Creating history in the North East, a young transgender got admitted to Bachelor of Arts course under Transgender (TG) category in Manipur’s premier DM College of Arts last week...
   

IT sector to gain momentum in Manipur as state gets its first ever IT Park

In view of developing educational facilities and to boost literacy in the north eastern state of Manipur, Chief Minister O Ibobi on Saturday inaugurated newly set up IT Park and temporary campus of IIIT Manipur at Mantripukhri...
   

Arunachal Cabinet nods for uniform training to security forces in the state

Admitting that the security forces in the North Eastern state of Arunachal were inadequately trained due to the attitudinal problems of the personnel, Arunachal Pradesh Home and Power Minister Tanga Byaling said that the state Cabinet has approved ..
   

Manipur CM Ibobi stresses on maintaining State’s forests cover and better protection

Taking into consideration the importance of forest in the north eastern state of Manipur and maintaining the State’s forests cover, the government is committed to improving forests in the State as better protection and more sustainable use of ..
   

Arunachal’s Pasighat-Ruksin area flooded as rainfall breaks 20 year record

Normal life in Arunachal Pradesh came to a halt as monsoon broke a 20 year old record in Pasighat area as heavy rains in the wee hours on Saturday flooded almost entire Pasighat, Ruksin and adjoining areas...
   

Ibobi unveils integrated AYUSH hospital in Manipur; launches four health related structures

Manipur’s Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh on Wednesday inaugurated several new constructions under the Directorate of Health Services, Manipur...
   

Landslides, floods and erosions disrupt normal life in NE states, roads damaged

Monsoon has taken heavy toil in the north eastern states. Heavy rainfall across the region is having catastrophic effect...
   

Govt on path of North East peace and development says DoNER Minister Jitendra Singh

The DoNER Minister Jitender Singh said that the Government of India is strongly on the path of peace and development in the North East region...
   

Arunachal to be compensated for loss due to denial of externally aided funds says NITI Aayog

Arunachal’s Chief Minister Nabam Tuki in a meeting with the Niti Aayog took up the issue of Arunachal Pradesh being deprived of Externally Aided Funding from agencies such as World Bank and Asian Development Bank...
   

Peace is pre-requisite for progress of North East region says Rijiju

While addressing the celebration of the NDA government’s one year in power on Tuesday at District Art and Culture Office Complex at Mokokchung in Nagaland, Union Minister of State for Home Affairs, Kiren Rijiju said that although governments over ..
   

Jitendra inaugurates exhibition in Shillong; calls it true depiction of govt’s vision for North East region

The Union Minister of State Development of North-Eastern Region (DoNER), Dr. Jitendra Singh on Tuesday inaugurated an exhibition titled “Saal Ek, Shuruaat Anek” depicting achievements of one year of Modi government, at Shillong...
   

Arunachal’s 2,880 MW 'Dibang multipurpose project' gets clearance from Environment Ministry

Aruanchal Pradesh's Dibang multipurpose project gets environment clearance ans shall soon start the construction prcess. The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC) has accorded environment clearance for construction of the 2,880-MW ..
   

Mizoram lad Lalrina wins Northeast Snooker C'ship

Lalrina Renthlei from Mizoram became the first champion of 1st Star Cement Northeast Snooker Championship tournament...
   

Nagaland's e-naga summit website launched to facilitate services and economic activities

The Chief Secretary of Nagaland Pankaj Kumar IAS on May 19, launched the e-Naga Summit website at his office chamber Nagaland Civil Secretariat, Kohima...
   

North East’s first e-toilets launched in Guwahati to promote cleanliness, hygiene

In view of keeping cleanliness and public convenience in mind, the Guwahati Municipal Corporation (GMC) installed North East region’s first e-toilet today at Maligaon, Guwahati...
   

Assam Govt ties up with Australia's Curtin University to improve higher education in state

With a view to promote excellent education in the state, Assam CM Tarun Gogoi on Saturday inaugurated a Centre for Advancement in Education and Research of Curtin University at a function held at the Assam Administrative Staff College...
   

Meghalaya CM launches 'Next Generation Network' in Shillong to boost connectivity

Meghalaya Chief Minister, Mukul Sangma today launched the Next Generation Network (NGN) of Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) at U Soso Tham auditorium in Shillong...
   

Arunachal’s mountaineer returns home to a hero’s welcome

ce mountaineer and pride of India Anshu Jamsenpa, who survived avalanches triggered by the devastating earthquake during her Everest expedition last month, returned home to a hero’s welcome at Delhi International Airport by Arunachal Resident Commissioner..
   

Relief material from Arunachal reaches quake-hit Nepal

Countries of the world have taken a step ahead to help the quake- hit Nepal victims in diffreent forms. Relief materials provided by the govt of Arunachal Pradesh have reached Nepalese authorities at Kagarbitta on Sunday. Arunachal Pradesh Chief ..
   

Social Security Schemes launched in NE states; CM's emphasize on ‘Team India’ spirit

The three ambitious Central Government Schemes - Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojana, Atal Pension Yojana and Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana, which was later launched countrywide by the Prime Minister from Kolkata...
   

Meghalaya designer to exhibit collections in Canada

Daniel Syiem, a Meghalaya-based designer, whose unique ‘Ryndia’ collections are a big hit in the fashion world, will showcase his latest designs at the Toronto fashion festival in Canada today...
   

Arunachal: Army has to help out in border villages says Governor

Taking into consideration the plight of people in border villages, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar and Governor of Arunachal Pradesh Lt. General Nirbhay Sharma (Retd) discussed on security and border areas during a meeting at Raj Bhawan on Saturday...
   

Govt boosts connectivity in North East; dedicates two major highway projects to the nation

Union Minister of Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari on Friday dedicated two major Highway projects in the North East to the nation at a function near Shillong...
   

Youth potential of Northeast under-utilised says Dr. Jitendra Singh

Union Minister of State for Development of North-Eastern Region (DoNER), Dr. Jitendra Sdingh attended the “AAROHAN-2015” festival, organized by Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) in collaboration with the Skills Institute of Technology and ..
   

BJP led Government has special priority for NE development: Shah

While addressing at Pradesh Sadasyata Sammelan at Nyokum Lapang in Arunachal Pradesh on Thursday, amidst a massive welcome and turnout from the state party members defying rainfall to attend his deliberation, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President ..
   

Culling begins in Manipur, poultry shops banned in surveillance zone after bird flu outbreak

The outbreak of avian influenza at the research centre has evoked a number of questions and there is a strong suspicion that bird flu is endemic to Manipur. Following the outbreak of avian influenza at the poultry unit of ICAR Lamphelpat, culling ..
   

Bird flu breaks out in Manipur; govt undertakes culling and burial activities

An official announcement was made by Chief Secretary of Manipur PC Lawmkunga on Saturday night saying that bird flu (Avian Influenza H5N1) whose deadly virus transmits to humans has broken out in Manipur. ..
   

North East connectivity on agenda; more than 450 km of broad gauge track commissioned

Minister of State for Railways Manoj Sinha to a question in Lok Sabha on rail connectivity in the North East region of India said that Indian Railways have laid a great emphasis on improvement in Railway infrastructure in the North Eastern Region...
   

Arunachalee filmmaker shines in Conflix film night

Khanseng Mein, a 27-year-old aspiring filmmaker has carved a niche for himself in the international arena by directing a short film “The Beta” which bagged him the second place honour of David Brown Awards during the Conflix film night at Silver ..
   

North Eastern Regional Institute can be the best human resources hub says Arunachal Governor

Felicitating the students of Arunachal Pradesh, who have been awarded with degrees, the Governor of Arunachal Pradesh Lt. Gen (Retd.) Nirbhay Sharma emphasised that NERIST must set newer targets, create new benchmarks and provide fresh examples ..
   

DoNER Ministry wins 'Web Ratna Award 2014'

The Union Ministry for Development of North East Region (DoNER) headed by its Minister Dr. Jitendra Singh has received the Union Ministry of Information Technology (IT) Award for outstanding Website content...
   

Arunachal gets its first Govt. Engineering College; CM Tuki lays foundation stone

Chief Minister Nabam Tuki yesterday laid the foundation stone of first Govt. Engineering College at Toru under Papum Pare district...
   

No shortage of funds for developing hill areas, says Manipur CM Ibobi

While inaugurated a 33/11 kv Power Sub-Station, police station and an integrated infrastructure complex in Chandel district on Monday, Chief Minister of Manipur Okram Ibobi said that there was a palpable gap in equal allotment of basis amenities ..
   

Nagaland revises non-detention education policy, students with poor performance to be detained

Nagaland is the state that has witnessed a staggering indication of deteriorating education. In a recent survey, during the year 2013, 35000 students appeared in Class 9 out of which 15,000 failed. In 2014, 4000 students in class 9 dropped out of ..
   

North East affected by cyclonic rains; hits normal life in Mizoram and Tripura

The North Eastern region of India experienced overnight seasonal cyclonic rains and thunder storms, disrupted power supply and surface transport movement besides damaging a large number of houses in Mizoram and Tripura, officials said on Monday...
   

‘Rapid Action Project’ to document species of butterflies in Nagaland

The first of its kind 'Rapid Action Project' (RAP) has been initiated to document different species of butterflies by the Wildlife Trust of India in Nagaland...
   

Vodafone boosts connectivity in Arunachal; launches network in Daporijo, Aalo and Basar

With its continuous endeavour to strengthen network and connect different geographies, Vodafone India, one of India's leading telecom service providers, has announced the launch of its network in Daporijo in Upper Subansiri District and Aalo and ..
   

Manipur's dream comes true; CM Ibobi inaugurates passport office at Imphal

Taking into consideration the government’s pursuance of Visa on Arrival at Imphal and Moreh and upgradation of Imphal airport to an operational international airport, Chief Minister, Okram Ibobi on Tuesday inaugurated the passport office at Imphal...
   

North East photographs exhibited in UN exhibition

The North Eastern region of India continues to show and spread its magic worldwide. Photographs from Meghalaya and Assam were exhibited in a recent exhibition in New York which was organised by the Uinited Nations. ..
   

Arunachal's Yobin tribe finally gets long awaited 'Schedule Tribe' status

The long struggle of the Yobin people to be recognized as schedule tribe has finally yielded result. The government of Arunachal in a notification issued has notified Yobin tribe residing in Vijaynagar circle under Changlang district as schedule ..
   

Tripura's Monarchak power plant starts generation, other NE states to benefit too

The 100 MW gas-based Monarchak power plant in West Tripura district, started generation, a project official said on Monday...
   

Guwahati University gets 'Brahmaputra Study Center' for specialized learning and research

While addressing the 25th convocation of Guwahati University, in Guwahati on Monday, Union Minister of State of Development of Northeastern Region (DoNER), Dr. Jitendra Singh has announced the setting up of "Center for Brahmaputra studies" in the ..
   

North East gets new lifeline; Prabhu opens Lumding-Silchar rail line in Assam

Taking into consideration the development and connectivity in the North Eastern region of India, Railways Minister Suresh Prabhu on Friday inaugurated the landmark Lumding-Silchar broad gauge rail line by flagging off a goods train from here over ..
   

Assam: Newest political party 'Assam Gana Mukti Sangram' demands special status for the state

Guwahati, March 25: The newest political party of Assam Gana Mukti Sangram, has demanded special status for Assam under Article 371 (A) of the Constitution. In its first press statement, the new party further demands Scheduled Tribe status for ..
   

Cultural Dialogue Between Northeast India & Rest of India

March 25: North East Cultural Forum will organize a cultural dialogue between North East India and the Rest of India on Sajibu Nongma Panba Cheiraoba which falls on March 21 at 6 pm at Dussehra Ground, Mukherjee Nagar, New Delhi, Delhi University ..
   

Gun Stolen from Tripura War Memorial

Agartala, March 25: A replica gun placed in a war memorial in Agartala, Tripura, has been stolen, police said on Thursday. The war memorial is situated in the midst of a sprawling park and between the state civil secretariat and the Tripura High ..
   

Meghalaya to Generate 700 MW Power in Next 10 Years

Shillong, March 25: Meghalaya Power Minister Clement Marak said the state government has projected to generate over 700 MW of power in the next ten years to meet the energy requirements of the state. “The total availability of power in the ..
   

Climate change becomes a challenge for crop production in the North East

North East India faces many challenges owing to the effects of climate change, according to AK Singh, Managing Director for the National Horticulture Board, Ministry of Agriculture...
   

Enormous arms and ammunition seized in the border village of Mizoram

Mizoram police in a joint operation with Assam Rifles personnel seized seven..
   

North Eastern states of India emerge as new job hotspots

The states of the North Eastern region of India has now become new job hotspot. Automobile, IT services, consumer goods and financial sectors are top job growth drivers in the North Eastern states leading to 5-30 per cent annual growth in talent ..
   

Manipur’s Loktak lake among world’s 14 most amazing waterbodies

Manipur’s Loktak lake is the sole waterbody in India that has been listed among 14 most amazing waterbodies on Earth in BBC’s Strange and Beautiful list in its website. The amazing waterbodies on the earth include a spring that bubbles like champagne ..
   

Indian Panorama Film Festival concludes in Shillong; ‘Ri’ movie draws biggest crowd

The third edition of the Indian Panorama Film Festival 2015 in Shillong concluded at the U Soso Tham auditorium with Meghalaya’s own national award winning film “Ri Homeland of Uncertainty” drawing the biggest crowd even with every seat occupied...
   

Manipur witnesses 35 blasts in 80 days, becomes worrying factor for the state

Imphal, March 14: In a recent blast that took place in Imphal, three people were killed and 23 injured. It was an Improvised Explosive Blast (IED) blast that took place on Wednesday evening near a crowded marketplace. This was the latest in a series ..
   

Arunachal: State will earn Rs 445 Cr. annually from free power says CM Tuki

Arunachal Pradesh will earn Rs 445 crore annually as revenue from 12 per cent free power after the commissioning of three ongoing hydropower projects in the state, Chief Minister Nabam Tuki informed the Assembly today...
   

Not legal but rational: How Nagaland teaches a lesson to Rapist

In spite of a long build-up and clear warnings of potential violence, the Dimapur administration was unable to prevent a total breakdown of law and order in the town as an alleged rapist was brutally lynched by a thousand-strong mob on Thursday ..
   

Nagaland: 22 people arrested till Monday; Internet and SMS services blocked

Nagaland Police has said that till Monday morning, 22 people have been arrested in connection with the lynching of a rape accused in Dimapur which ttok place on March 5. Senior Police officials had informed that in order any further tension, internet ..
   

Nagaland CM lauds DoNER Minister’s innovative approach

New Delhi, March 7: Nagaland Chief Minister T.R. Zeliang called on Union Minister for Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER) & MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances, Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr Jitendra Singh here and conveyed ..
   

Assam: Gogoi emphasises on resolving conflict between man and nature

Guwahati, March 3: Taking into consideration the man-nature relationship, Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi emphasized that the conflict between man and nature should be resolved for peaceful co-existence. “All living things on earth can live ..
   

Northeast to get its own film production centre

New Delhi, March 3: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has revealed that a centre for film production will be set up in the Northeast region of the country. “A centre for film production would be set up in the Northeast,” he said, presenting ..
   

Women police personnel in Tripura to rise to one-third of the total strength: Tripura CM

Agartala, March 2: The Tripura government will increase the number of women police personnel to one-third of the total strength, Chief Minister Manik Sarkar said on Monday."Currently, 13 percent of the total police constables and ten percent of ..
   

Manipur's education to boost and become self-reliant says Education Minister Okendro

Imphal, March 2: Like other states of India, the North Eastern state of Manipur will soon become self-reliant in terms of education. Education Minister Moirangthem Okendro stated that the state will become 'self-reliant' in education in a few years’..
   

Manipur's education sector to boost and become self-reliant says Okendro

Like other states of India, the North Eastern state of Manipur will soon become self-reliant in terms of education. Education Minister Moirangthem Okendro stated that the state will become 'self-reliant' in education in a few years’ time...
   

Jitendra Singh hails Rs 2,362 cr budget allocation for development of NE

Taking into consideration the development of the North Eastern Region of India, Union Minister of State of the Ministry of Development of Northeastern Region (DoNER), Dr. Jitendra Singh hailed the allocation of Rs.2,362.74 crores which is stated ..
   

Prabhu assures sub division office, Imphal-Kohima new railway track in NE

The Union Minister of Railway Suresh Prabhu has assured a full-fledged railway sub-division office for in Imphal and a new railway connection track between Imphal and Kohima in near future, said M Asnikumar General Secretary BJP Manipur Pradesh...
   

Meghalaya: KHADC MDCs concerned over council’s financial crunch

Shillong, February 26:The second day of the KHADC budget session saw MDCs focusing on the need to adopt new measures to address the financial crisis being faced by the council following the NGT ban on rat hole mining. This issue was spearheaded ..
   

'Nyokum Yullo' starts in Arunachal with great fervour

Itanagar, February 26: With the ceremonious reception of the priests, followed by flag hoisting at numerous celebration centres across Arunachal Pradesh and in Assam, the main celebration of the Nyokum Yullo’ 2015 commenced on Wednesday. To ..
   

Nagaland gets Weavers’ Service Centre; foundation stone laid

Dimapur, February 25: Laying a foundation stone for Apparel and Garment Making Centre at Dimapur, Nagaland on Tuesday, Minister of State for Textiles Santosh Kumar Gangwar inaugurated a Weavers’ Service Centre at Toluvi, Nagaland. Various ..
   

12-hour bandh in Mizoram to protest against hike in rice price

Aizawl, February 25: A 12-hour state-wide bandh has been called by opposition Mizo National Front (MNF) today to protest against hike in price of rice sold through the PDS and increase in different taxes. Streets in the state capital remained deserted ..
   

Tuki reiterates stand for checking revenue pilferage

Itanagar, February 25: Reiterating tough stand towards containing revenue pilferage, Chief Minister Nabam Tuki has asserted for installation of CCTV and weighing bridges in all the vulnerable check gates across the state. He was addressing the ..
   

Tripura: Minor rape survivor gets justice after one year

Agartala, February 24: A person was convicted of raping a tribal minor girl after one year of the incident in South District on Monday, court sources said. “After lapse of one year, the court convicted him on rape- charge. He was arrested ..
   

Demarcation of land at Assam-Nagaland border started on Sunday

Guwahati, February 23: The process of demarcation of land started on Sunday, a day after alleged attempts by miscreants to occupy land belonging to villagers of Assam in the D-Sector of the Assam-Nagaland border at the Merapani area of Golaghat ..
   

Assam: Gogoi hints at Congress tying up with AIUDF

Guwahati, February 23: Chief minister Tarun Gogoi has revealed that except for BJP, Congress is open to forming an alliance with any party for the assembly election next year. While responding to reporters’ questions on whether the party ..
   

North Eastern regions on high alert to prevent the spread of swine flu

The northeastern states have sounded a high alert to prevent the spread of swine flu in the bordering region even as two women tested positive for the virus in Nagaland and Mizoram, officials said on Friday...
   

Arunachal receives ‘Krishi Karman Commendation Award’ for third consecutive year

Itanagar, February 20: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday gave away “Krishi Karman Commendation Award” 2013-14 to Arunachal Pradesh in overall food grain production category. Hage Khoda, Commissioner, Hage Kano, Director and Agriculture..
   

Arunachal's archers, boxers accorded rousing welcome

Itnagar, February 20: The National Games gold medal winning archers of Arunachal Preadesh, their coach and boxers of Sangey Lhaden Sports Academy, Chimpu, who participated in the highly competitive event, arrived in the state capital today morning ..
   

PM Modi flags off first train from Arunachal to New Delhi, says connectivity to boost tourism in NE

Itanagar, February 20: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday conveyed his greetings to the people of Mizoram and Arunachal Pradesh on their 29th Statehood Day.Early on Friday morning, PM Modi reached Itanagar and flagged off the first AC express ..
   

PM Modi flags off first train from Arunachal to New Delhi, says connectivity to boost tourism in NE

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday conveyed his greetings to the people of Mizoram and Arunachal Pradesh on their Statehood Day. PM Modi reached Itanagar early this morning and flagged off the AC express train from Naharlagun to New Delhi in ..
   

Assam tourism to attract tourist with its Golf tournament

Assam, February 20: The Assam Tourism Development Corporation (ATDC) has taken the golf route to promote tourism in the state with a tourney near Jorhat on February 20th. The corporation is organizing the Assam Tourism Invitational Golf Meet at ..
   

Rijiju holds talks with Naidu on NE development; plan to review progress every quarter

New Delhi, February 19: Taking into consideration the development of the North Eastern region, Minister of Urban Development and Housing & Urban Poverty Alleviation M.Venkaiah Naidu said that he will review progress of schemes pertaining to ..
   

Northeast’s first animation film to premiere in March

Shillong, February 19: The first North Eastern animated film is ready to hit the screen in March this year. The film which is based on the Khasi freedom fighter, U Tirot Sing titled “U Syiem” the first of its kind in Meghalaya as well ..
   

Rijiju holds talks with Naidu on NE development; plan to review progress every quarter

Taking into consideration and focusing on the development of the nOrth Eastern region, Minister of Urban Development and Housing & Urban Poverty Alleviation M.Venkaiah Naidu said that he will review progress of schemes pertaining to his ministries ..
   

Northeast’s first animation film to premiere in March

An animation film on the Khasi freedom fighter, U Tirot Sing titled “U Syiem” the first of its kind in Meghalaya as well as in the North East will premiere in March. U Syiem (the King) is a CGI (Computer Generated Images) animated film, inspired ..
   

Arunachal depends on Centre for most of its needs: Tuki

Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Nabam Tuki today said the state was not financially sound as for most of its needs it has to rely on the Centre, which in turn leads to insufficient provision of funds from the government...
   

Oram reviewes schemes for tribal people of Arunachal

Union Minister for Tribal Affairs, Jual Oram on Tuesday conducted a review meeting with the department of Social Justice and Empowerment and Tribal Affairs, Govt. of Arunachal Pradesh at state banquet hall...
   

Arunachal: Govt committed to introduce e-education says CM Tuki

Pasighat, February 17: At the inaugural function of the Golden Jubilee celebration of Jawaharlal Nehru College (JNC), Pasighat on Monday, Chief Minister Nabam Tuki lauded about the opportunities that Arunachal has in terms of education.Tuki said ..
   

Jitendra Singh reviews business, trade situation in NE; says potential of NE unexplored

While addressing an Investors' meet organized by Confederation of Indian Industries (CII) on Saturday, Union Minister of State of the Ministry of Development of North-Eastern Region (DoNER) Dr.Jitendra Singh said that the North east is unknwon to ..
   

Rajnath on two day NE visit; meets Assam Rifles jawans, interacts with them

The Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday left on a two day tour of Manipur and Tripura. Rajnath Singh is accompanied by MoS Home Kiren Rijiju...
   

Rajnath on NE visit: Meets BSF personnel in Tripura, sees functioning of security equipments

The Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh and his deputy Kiren Rijiju began their two days North East visit on Friday. On the first day of their visit, both the ministers took a look at the India-Myanmar border in Manipur and discussed border trade ..
   

Nagaland holds campaign to get off with Bangladeshi immigrants

Kohima, February 13: The Naga Students’ Federation (NSF),the apex students’ organisation in Nagaland carried out a campaign to flush out “illegal Bangladeshi immigrants” from from the state. After the NSF’s decision, ..
   

Meghalaya,Assam account for worst pupil-teacher ratio

Guwahati, February 13: The worst pupil-teacher issue is seen in Assam and Meghalaya among the eight north eastern states with Manipur, Nagaland and Sikkim topping the chart, according to an education report for the north east released by an NGO. Only ..
   

Rijiju moots transit camps for NE people; reviews implementation of Bezbaruah Committee report

Taking into consideration the development of North East region and its people, Union Minister of State for Home Affairs, Kiren Rijiju mooted transit camp accommodation exclusively for the people of the North-Eastern Region (NER) in metropolitan ..
   

Now buy “Make in Nagaland” artifacts online

Kohima, February 12: Along with the advancement that science has made over the years, the North Indian states of India are paving their way in the long developmental run and booming their economy like never before. Nagaland, a North Indian State ..
   

Imphal blast injures 5

Imphal, February 12: Manipur was in flames on Wednesday morning, when at 11.30 am a blast of a high intensity bomb inside a house at Yumnam Khunnou in Imphal west district took place. Four persons including a husband and wife duo were seriously ..
   

Meghalaya govt fails to rise to the demands of people; 14 border villages commute using Assam road

Shillong, February 12: The Meghalaya Government has failed big time in fulfilling the demands of the people of the state. It has failed to construct road connecting border villages within the district even after land was made available by a dorbar ..
   

Meghalaya govt fails to rise to the demands of people; 14 border villages commute using Assam road

Many villagers residing in the border villages in Ri Bhoi district are being forced to use the Assam national highway for commuting as the Meghalaya government has failed to construct road connecting border villages within the district even after ..
   

Manipur: Union minister Nirmala concludes her two-day visit in Manipur

Imphal, Feb 11: Concluding her two-day visit in Manipur, Union minister of state for commerce and industry Nirmala Sitharaman left Imphal for New Delhi yesterday afternoon. Before concluding her visit, Nirmala inspected the work progress of the ..
   

Work as ambassadors for your region: Centre tells NE officers

Steps are being taken to boost tourism in the North East and address various challenges including poor air connectivity through inter-ministerial cooperation, Union Minister Jitendra Singh said in New Delhi on Tuesday...
   

NE adds unique dimension to multi-ethnic character of Delhi: Jitendra

While addressing a congregation of senior Delhi based Northeast officers working in different government departments in the union capital, Union Minister of State of the Ministry of Development of North-Eastern Region (DoNER), Dr. Jitendra Singh ..
   

Manipur: Lui-Ngai-Ni boycott call given by two Naga tribes in the state

Imphal, February 10: The apex bodies of Rongmei and Liangmai communities will boycott the forthcoming Nagas seed sowing festival Lui-Ngai-Ni 2015. According to a joint statement of Th. Pamei (president of Rongmai Naga Council) and Adabou Abonmai ..
   

Assam: NDFB-S militant gunned down

Guwahati, Feb 10: An NDFB-Songbijit militant was killed on the wee hours of Tuesday in an encounter with a joint team of police and army personnel in Assam’s Kokrajhar district. A group of extremists exchanged fire with the security team ..
   

Arunachal Archers script history, clinch Gold in Olympic event

Itanagar, February 9: The women archers scripted history by winning the maiden gold medal for Arunachal Pradesh in National Games.The history was created when the quartet of Sorang Yumi, Genung Tekseng, Maselu Mihu and Netan Drema Khrimey beat Punjab ..
   

Arunachal CM meets PM Modi; bats for regional council for NE Region

New Delhi, February 9: Taking part in the first ever 'NITI Aayog' meeting chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi here at New Delhi on Sunday, Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Nabam Tuki advocated for a Regional Council for North Eastern Region ..
   

Arunachal CM meets PM Modi; bats for regional council for NE Region

Taking part in the first ever Niti Aayog meeting chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi here at New Delhi on Sunday, Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Nabam Tuki advocated for a Regional Council for North Eastern Region chaired by the Prime Minister ..
   

Vistara to start NE flights soon

New Delhi, Feb 9: Tata Sons’ start-up airline Vistara will start flights to south and north-east India over the next few weeks as part of the airline’s second phase of expansion. Vistara, launched in partnership with Singapore Airlines ..
   

Zoologists take interest in rare bat species of Arunachal

The report of discovery of small sized colourful bat species at Ralung village in East Siang district recently drew special attention of the State Forest Research Institute (SFRI)...
   

Nagaland: TR Zeliang wins ‘trial of strength’ with 59 MLAs including Congress support

Kohima, feb 6: In a major achievement for Chief Minister T. R. Zeliang, the entire 60-members of the Nagaland Legislative Assembly (NLA), including 21 dissident NPF MLAs and eight Opposition Congress today expressed confidence upon his leadership ..
   

Mizoram: People refused to take below standard weight LPG

Aizawl,feb 6: People of Mamit Field Veng refused to take below standard weight cooking gas when the same was distributed on February 3, 2015, local media reported today. As per the report, driver of the truck (NL-08 A-5148) carrying the LPG Salim ..
   

Mizoram: Cancer kills 3,137 in the state in 5 years

Aizawl, feb 6: With the dreaded cancer killing 3,137 people in Mizoram in five years, this tiny Northeastern state has not been dubbed ‘cancer capital of India’ for no reason. According to the National Cancer Registry Programme (NCRP) ..
   

Northeast India gets its first solar power plant

Monarchak, feb 6: North Eastern Electric Power Corporation (NEEPCO) has commissioned a five-MW solar power plant at Monarchak in Tripura, which will be the biggest and the first of its kind in northeast India. “We started generation of power ..
   

Nagaland: Adinno Phizo addresses 70th NNC Formation Day

Dimapur, feb 5: Naga National Council (NNC) president Adinno Phizo said that recently India celebrated her 66th Republic Day, marking the day India became a republic nation on January 26, 1950. “If that is something to be proud of for them, ..
   

Meghalaya: State Cabinet approves implementation of prepaid metering system

Shilong, feb 5: The State Cabinet on Wednesday approved the implementation of the prepaid metering system for energy consumers in the state. Speaking to media persons after the Cabinet meeting, Chief Minister Mukul Sangma said that the Government ..
   

Nagaland CM Zeliang wins floor test in assembly

Nagaland Chief Minister T R Zeliang has won the trust vote in the 60-member Assembly...
   

BJP calls Northeast Indians ‘immigrants’

New delhi, feb 4: BJP’s vision document for the Delhi assembly polls on Tuesday stirred up a controversy by referring people from north eastern states in the national capital as “immigrants”, after which Congress demanded an apology ..
   

Language shall define Assamese nationality: Dr Bora

Kaliabor, Feb 4: Newly elected president of the Asam Sahitya Sabha Dr Dhrubajyoti Bora today said language would be the foundation of the Assamese nationality in the coming days, and that all those who had been using Assamese as first, second and ..
   

Rebels abduct engineer, his driver in Mizoram

Aizawl/Agartala, Feb 3: A Tripura-based terrorist outfit abducted a Border Roads Organisation (BRO) engineer and his driver in Mizoram, police said on Tuesday. "Armed militants kidnapped Hokum Singh and his driver Mohammad Buizul Islam from Tuipuibari ..
   

Arunachal districts witness season's first snowfall

Itanagar, February 3: With the mercury going sub-zero , several districts in Arunachal Pradesh witnessed the season's first snowfall since the last couple of days bringing cheer to tourists and local people. Tawang district bordering China witnessed ..
   

Tripura: Heroin smugglers detained

Agartala, feb 2: Two persons allegedly involved in smuggling of heroine, arrested from Jalebasha under Panisagar Police Station were kept in judicial custodyfor one day today at Dharmanagar.The duo, identified as Lerinama Reang (32) of Anandabazaar ..
   

Assam: Three injured in Assam blast

Guwahati, feb 2: At least three persons were injured in a powerful explosion in Assam’s Hailakandi district on Sunday evening. The bomb, which exploded near a police station, was planted in a shop in the busy market of the town. Police has ..
   

Assam: NIA charge-sheet against 5 Naga police

Guwahati January 30: The premier investigation agency of National Investigation Agency (NIA), Guwahati has filed charge sheet against five police officials of Nagaland police including a SP and accused them of siphoning large quantities of police ..
   

Coal mining ban to continue

Shillong, January 30: The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has once again upheld its earlier order banning unscientific coal mining in Meghalaya. The Tribunal also asked the Meghalaya government to submit a list of all coal mine owners who are allegedly ..
   

Food security act to be implemented in Tripura, Mizoram from April

Tripura and Mizoram governments are computerising their Targeted Public Distribution System (TPDS) to implement the National Food Security Act from April, officials have revealed. ..
   

Assam: Two hardcore NDFB(S) ultras arrested

Guwahati, January 29: In yet another blow to the militant outfit of NDFB(S), two of its hardcore cadres and three over ground workers were apprehended by troops of Red Horns Division and Assam Police in Chirang and Kokrajhar districts respectively ..
   

Mizoram: Mizo Women Federation hails women reservation

Aizawl, January 28: The All Mizoram Women Federation (AMWF) hailed amendment to the 62-year-old village councils act that envisages reservation of seats for women in the local bodies elections. Addressing a news conference on Tuesday, AMWF president ..
   

Six prominent personalities of NE for Padma Shri Award

The North East has not left itself behind in achievements. In what may be termed as exciting news for Meghalaya, Neil Herbert Nongkynrih, founder and director of the now-famous Shillong Chamber Choir was named as a percipient of the prestigious ..
   

Two blasts in Assam on R Day, no injuries

Guwahati, January 27: Suspected militants from the anti-talks faction of the United Liberation Front of Asom Monday triggered two blasts near Digboi town in Tinsukia district. "While one blast was triggered on the outskirts of Digboi town, another ..
   

Manipur: Court drops charges against Sharmila

Imphal, January 23 : Anti-AFSPA campaigner Irom Chanu Sharmila has been released from judicial custody after Judicial Magistrate First Class (JMIC), Imphal East discharged her from all the charges framed against her by police on Thursday. After ..
   

Manipur: Court drops charges against Sharmila

Anti-AFSPA campaigner Irom Chanu Sharmila has been released from judicial custody after Judicial Magistrate First Class (JMIC), Imphal East discharged her from all the charges framed against her by police on Thursday...
   

Forum for discrimination against North Eastern people launched

The North East Justice Forum has been formed to fight discrimination against people from the region in any part of the country. The Forum was formed in Delhi on Thursday with former Lok Sabha member Takam Sanjoy heading it...
   

PM Modi greets people of Meghalaya, Manipur and Tripura on their Statehood Day

New Delhi, January 22 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday extended his greetings to the people of Meghalaya, Tripura and Manipur on their Statehood Day. “My dear sisters and brothers of Meghalaya, my greetings on your Statehood Day. ..
   

Arunachal CM Tuki calls for better relations with Assam

Pasighat, January 22 : Arunchal Chief Minister Nabam Tuki has called for better relations with Assam. While, Tuki was in Ruksin, a town sharing the boundaries with Assam, he said that people should maintain their best relationship with the people ..
   

Mission ‘Bharat ko Jaano’: ABVP celebrates Golden jubilee of ‘SEIL’ on a successful note

Marking the 50th year of Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad’s (ABVP) SEIL (Student’s Experience in Inter-State Living) tour, a programme depicting the the North Eastern culture was held. The Governor of Maharashtra, C. Vidyasagar Rao with various ..
   

Docu film on Anundoram

Guwahati, January 21 : As part of its year-long silver jubilee, the Anundoram Barooah Institute of Language, Art & Culture, Assam, (ABILAC) is going to screen a documentary film ‘Anundoram Barooah: A Forerunner of Modern Assam’ at ..
   

Arunachal: Border Road Organization to recruit 1000 engineers

The Border Road Organization (BRO) would soon recruit engineers from Arunachal Pradesh for projects undertaken in the state. Around 1000 engineers would be recruited through campus selection process where specific preference would be given to local ..
   

'Make in Northeast' initiative announced; “look east” and “act east” in focus

Chairing a joint meeting of the senior officers of Ministry of DoNER and the Union Minister of State of the Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr. Jitendra ..
   

Netherlands, Thailand to help Sikkim in floriculture

Gangtok, January 21: Sikkim government has reached an understanding with the Netherlands and Thailand for further development of floriculture in the state. AIR correspondent reports that this will help Sikkim in reaching out to international market. Sikk..
   

Guwahati Biotech Park awarded

Guwahati, January 20 : The pavilion of the Guwahati Biotech Park has been awarded the best state pavilion award in the 102 nd session of the Indian Science Congress (ISC) held in the University of Mumbai from January 3 to January 7 this year. ..
   

Assam ministers resign; CM Tarun Gogoi to reconstitute cabinet

Guwahati, January 20: Paving way for the much-awaited reshuffle, all the 14 members of Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi's ministry on Monday resigned from their respective positions. All the ministers went together and submitted their resignations ..
   

Arunachal's Deru creates new national record in weightlifting

Yamuna Nagar, January 19: Weightlifter Jimjang Deru of Arunachal Pradesh created a new national record by lifting a total of 238 Kgs in the Under 56 Kg category at the 10th Youth National Weightlifting Championship held in Yamuna Nagar, Haryana.Deru ..
   

Arunachal govt to prepare a vision document in 2015: Tuki

Itanagar, January 19: Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Nabam Tuki today said the state government's New Year resolution is to prepare a vision document 'Vision 2030' for planned growth in the state. "We are contemplating micro planning from the ..
   

Development of North Eastern states on agenda: Union Ministers to tour North- East every fortnight

Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr Jitendra Singh, meeting with Ananth Kumar, Minister of Chemicals ..
   

Mizoram: State lifts 17-year-old liquor ban

Aizawl, January 16: Mizoram on Thursday lifted the 17-year-old ban on consumption of liquor in the state nevertheless with strict punishment for drunken driving and brawls in public places.The state government enacted Mizoram Liquor Prohibition ..
   

Mizoram: State lifts 17-year-old liquor ban

Mizoram on Thursday lifted the 17-year-old ban on consumption of liquor in the state nevertheless with strict punishment for drunken driving and brawls in public places. ..
   

Centre committed for development of NE Region: Haribhai

Taking into consideration the development of the North-Eastern Region, Union Minister of State for Home Affairs, Haribhai Parathibhai Chaudhary has said that the Centre is totally committed for the regions overall development...
   

Arunachal: Urgent need to develop border areas says Governor

The Governor of Arunachal Pradesh Lt. Gen (Retd) Nirbhay Sharma emphasized that there is urgent need for strengthening the effort in developing border areas in the international and interstate boundaries...
   

Vibrancy of North East yet to emerge says Rijiju

While inaugurating the ‘Maati Ke Rang’ festival on Tuesday in the NEZCC complex, Dimapur, Union Minister of State for Home Affairs, Kiren Rijiju said that “Without peace, the dreams of young people cannot be realized”...
   

URF chief among four militants arrested in Manipur

Imphal, January 14: The chief of a militant outfit and three of his associates were arrested with arms after their camp was busted at Taphou village in Senapati district in Manipur, police said on Wednesday.Following an information, police commandos ..
   

Government to set up FTII in North East

Union Minister Rajyavardhan Singh today said a Film and Television Institute of Technology (FTII) would be set up in the North Eastern region...
   

Arunachal: Indian Railways blatant insensitivity on display

Itanagar, January 14: Displaying utter insensitivity towards tribal people of Arunachal, the Indian Railways has put up signboard in Assamese language at Naharlagun railway station. It seems railway authorities have not learnt any lesson from last ..
   

Rijiju launches anti-racism campaign in Arunachal

Union Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju inaugurated a new an innovative anti-racism campaign ‘eyeamindian’ at NorthEast Today Literary Festival in Metropolis 2015 in Guwahati on Tuesday...
   

Media has created wrong notion of NE being a ‘Conflict Zone’: Meghalaya CM Sangma

While inaugurating the newly constructed Meghalaya House at Russel Street, Kolkata, at a glittering function held on Monday Meghalaya Chief Minister Dr. Mukul Sangma said that North East is being perceived as a ‘Conflict Zone’ and blamed the media ..
   

Manipur asks patronage to tribal languages

Imphal, January 13: The Council of Tribal Languages & Literature Societies, Manipur (CTLLSM) ton Friday urged the Governor through a memorandum to direct the Manipur Government to give patronage to all tribal languages of the State by allocating ..
   

If Kashmir is the ‘crown’ of India, NE is the ‘strong arm’ of India: Rajnath

Guwahati, January 13: While addressing the 19th National Youth Festival closing ceremony in Guwahati on Monday, Union Home Minister Rajanth Singh stressed upon the contribution of youth in India's freedom struggle and said the youth has the power ..
   

If Kashmir is the ‘crown’ of India, NE is the ‘strong arm’ of India: Rajnath

While addressing the 19th National Youth Festival closing ceremony in Guwahati on Monday, Union Home Minister Rajanth Singh pitched and stressed upon the contribution of youth in India's freedom struggle and said the youth has the power to transform ..
   

39 BODO militant, 8 linkmen arrested after Assam massacre

Guwahati, January 12: Thirty nine terrorists of National Democratic Front of Bodoland (Songbijit faction) and 8 linkmen have been arrested so far in Bodoland territorial areas following the massacre in Kokrajhar and Sonitpur districts on the 23rd ..
   

North East marking it's identity: Ten North Eastern products to get 'GI' tag

Guwahati, January 12: The North Eastern products are set to make a mark in the market with it's much-coveted GI tags. The seven states have something unique to give and make business across the globe. Ten horticulture products from the northeast ..
   

North East marking it's identity: Ten North Eastern products to get 'GI' tag

Ten horticulture products from the northeast are set to get the much-coveted geographical indication (GI) tag by March this year.The tag will serve as incontrovertible proof of the items' native origin. Items with the tag cannot be produced elsewhere...
   

Assam violence: 102 police cases filed, NIA probe begins

Guwahati, January 9: Assam Police has registered 102 cases over the recent violence that left 81 people dead and over two lakh homeless, while the NIA has also started investigating the attacks, Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi said on Saturday.Gogoi ..
   

Manipur: ‘Gaan-Ngai reflects State's rich culture’: Dy CM Gaikhangam

Imphal, January 9: Although Manipur, a multi-ethnic State is tiny, its rich cultural heritage, like its excellence in sports, has earned international recognition. Its cultures thrive like ancient Greek civilisation.This was stated by Dy CM Gaikhangam ..
   

Sikkim govt emphasizes on need of constructing double lane road of intl standard

Gangtok, January 6: The state government in Sikkim has emphasized on need of constructing double lane road of international standard from Gangtok to Nathula near China border.The Chief Minister, Pawan Chamling has said that this road along with ..
   

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