Assam

136 Indians now jailed in Kuwait to return soon: Tripura minister

A total of 241 Indians including 136 people who were jailed in Kuwait would return to the country soon, a senior minister said on...

Hotel Rajkamal and it’s adjoining areas in Fancy Bazar declared containment zone

NET News DeskIn view of the COVID-19 positive case which was detected on Monday at Hotel Rajkamal in Fancy Bazar, Guwahati, the hotel itself...

Amid Covid-19 Outbreak, Assam Issues Eviction Notice to 30 Families Living Near Protected Forest

At a time when the Assam government is urging people to remain inside their homes to prevent getting infected with COVID-19, the state forest...

Assam chief secy asks officials to ensure uninterrupted supply of essentials

Assam Chief Secretary Kumar Sanjay Krishna on Tuesday reviewed the COVID-19 situation in the state with deputy commissioners and senior police officers, and discussed...

Arunachal Pradesh

Power supply disrupted as conductor of Aalo-Pasighat Transmission line damaged

NET News DeskTwo spans about 1.5 km of conductors of 132 kV Aalo-Pasighat Transmission Line has been damaged on Saturday, near Renging village. The...

Sainik School completes one month of home schooling

NET News DeskWith schools being closed from the past few months, Sainik School in Pasighat has initiated online classes which have completed its first...

Arunachal Honey Mission regains momentum post lockdown

The Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) has resumed the ''Honey Mission'' programme after the relaxation of the Covid-19 induced lockdown. The KVIC has...

Arunachal sees over 17% shortfall of its share of central taxes in April and May: Khandu

Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu has said the state government witnessed a 17.81 per cent shortfall in receiving its share of the central...

Manipur

Manipur’s first quarantine baby named Emmanuel Quarantino

Kaybie ChongloiThe Christian Pentecost Day in Manipur on Sunday was filled with joy and happiness as the first Quarantine baby was born at the...

Manipur’s Chennai returnee girl bids farewell to her father within a stipulated ‘3 minutes’ time

Kaybie ChongloiDonning a full PPE and maintaining strict protocols, a Chennai returnee, Anjali Hmangte (22) who has been quarantined, bid farewell to her father...

Curfew in lmphal city, containment zones from 2 PM to 5 AM

The Manipur State Government announced that the lockdown in the containment zones has been extended upto 30th June and prohibited activities will be re-opened...

Manipur extends lockdown till 30 June as cases rise to 71; state increases number of testing labs, to get dedicated COVID-19 hospital soon

Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh announced on Sunday extension of the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown till 30 June.Stating that lockdown was one of the...

Meghalaya

2 more returnees to Meghalaya test COVID-19 positive; count rises to 33

Two more persons who had recently returned to Meghalaya from other states have tested positive for COVID-19, taking the northeastern state's tally to 33,...

Redeem Tlang becomes FC Goa’s first signing of the season

Meghalaya’s winger Redeem Tlang, recently penned a pre-contract and will wear the Orange of FC Goa for the upcoming seasons of the Indian Super...

Meghalaya extends lockdown till June 6

The Meghalaya government has extended the ongoing lockdown till June 6 continuing with the existing curbs, but will allow more shops selling non-essential items...

NEHUTA raises issues of violation by the VC; urges Governor to take action

The North East Hill University Teachers Association NEHUTA called upon the Governor and the Chief Rector of NEHU,  Tathagata Roy to initiate a due...

Nagaland

Kohima bench of Gauhati HC asks Nagaland speaker to conclude proceedings against 7 NPF MLAs

The Kohima Bench of the Gauhati High Court has directed Nagaland Assembly Speaker Sharingain Longkumer to conclude disqualification proceedings against seven NPF rebel MLAs...

NPCC slams state government for committing a series of blunders

The Nagaland Pradesh Congress Committee slammed the state government, whom it has accused of committing a series of serious blunder on the pretext of...

NPCC demands Governor’s intervention over the COVID-19 situation in Nagaland

NET News DeskThe Nagaland Pradesh Congress Committee on Thursday demanded the Governor to step in to salvage the COVID-19 situation in the state by...

Train carrying 1,600 migrants from Bihar leaves Dimapur

A special train carrying 1,600 migrant workers from Bihar has left for Motihari in East Champaran district from here, an official said on Sunday.The...

Mizoram

Two persons test positive for COVID-19 in Mizoram, total rises to 24

Two persons, who had recently returned from New Delhi, tested positive for COVID-19 in Mizoram, taking the total number of cases in the state...

Delhi returnee tests COVID-19 positive in Mizoram; count rises to 14

A 30-year-old man who had recently returned to Mizoram from Delhi has tested positive for the novel coronavirus, taking the state''s tally to 14,...

COVID-19: Mizoram to soon get 4 RT-PCR machines

Mizoram will soon get four more RT-PCR machines to boost its testing capacity amid the mass return of stranded people and detection of new...

Over 1,700 stranded Mizos yet to return home: Official

More than 1,700 Mizos stranded in other parts of the country due to the lockdown are yet to return to their home state, a...

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World

IMF urges Pakistan to freeze govt salaries

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has urged Pakistan to freeze salaries of government employees and adhere to the fiscal consolidation path by showing a...

Nations must uphold human dignity as Covid-19 impacts migrants, refugees: UN Chief

Refugees, internally displaced persons and migrants are among the hardest hit due to the Covid-19 pandemic, UN chief Antonio Guterres said, calling on nations...

UN chief tells protesters in US to be peaceful, urges restraint by authorities

UN chief Antonio Guterres has appealed to the protesters demanding justice for the custodial killing of African-American George Floyd to voice their grievances in...

World Bank approves $1 billion to support India’s fight against Covid-19

The World Bank on Friday approved USD 1 billion 'Accelerating India's COVID-19 Social Protection Response Program' to support the country's efforts for providing social...

Uber To Require Face Masks For Drivers, Riders

Uber said Wednesday it was making face masks mandatory for drivers and passengers, as part of new health and safety protocols aiming to instill...

Coronavirus pandemic also a child rights crisis as 6,000 children could die daily: Unicef

The UN’s children agency has warned that an additional 6,000 children could die daily from preventable causes over the next six months as the...

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