Assam

NIA directs immediate arrangement of COVID testing for peasant leader Akhil Gogoi

NET News DeskThe National Investigation Agency or NIA Court has directed the Guwahati Central Jail Authorities to immediately arrange COVID-19 testing facility for RTI...

Manipur political crisis: Conrad Sangma, Himanta Biswa Sarma hold talks with NPP MLAs in patch-up bid

Meghalaya Chief Minister and NPP national president Conrad K Sangma and Assam minister Himanta Biswa Sarma flew to Manipur capital on Sunday and held...

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...

Arunachal Pradesh

Heavy Rain lashes East Siang ; Incidence Response System activated

NET News DeskPASIGHAT, July 9: Following heavy rainfall, the rivers and streams of East Siang have been in a rising trend which has affected...

11 new cases increase Arunachal COVID-19 tally to 287

Arunachal Pradesh reported 11 fresh COVID-19 cases on Thursday, raising the state''s tally of coronavirus patient to 287, a health department official said.Of the...

Arunachal Pradesh: Aerodrome Committee meeting held at Pasighat

NET News DeskPASIGHAT, July 8, 2020: The Aerodrome Committee meeting for Pasighat Airport was conducted today by the IAF, ALG, in Pasighat.The aim of...

Book on Tangam language of Arunachal Pradesh released by CM Pema Khandu

NET News DeskArunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu today released a book based on the Tangams, a critically endangered speech community of Arunachal Pradesh...

Manipur

Manipur: NHM staff begins stir; demands regularization of services

Kaybie ChongloiAmid the rising number of COVID-19 cases in the state, the contractual staffs and employees of National Health Mission, Manipur under the aegis...

Manipur’s COVID-19 tally crosses 1,000-mark with 86 fresh cases

Manipur's COVID-19 count crossed the 1,000 mark on Thursday with 86 more people testing positive for the disease, officials said. The fresh cases, all returnees...

NPP MLAs extend support to Biren Singh govt in Manipur, to be back as ministers

Four legislators of the National People''s Party (NPP) in Manipur who had resigned as ministers a week ago submitted a letter to Governor Najma...

CBI case against ex-Manipur CM Ibobi Singh politically motivated: Congress

The Congress on Wednesday termed as "politically motivated" the case filed by the CBI against former Manipur chief minister Ibobi Singh and said it...

Meghalaya

Meghalaya HSSLC Results 2020 declared; St Anthony’s sweeps first ten positions

NET News DeskThe Meghalaya Board of School Education (MBoSE) today declared the Higher Secondary School Leaving Certificate, HSSLC examination results.The pass percentage of students...

Meghalaya govt may impose total lockdown if COVID-19 situation worsens

Meghalaya Deputy Chief Minister Prestone Tynsong on Tuesday that if the COVID-19 situation in the state worsens than the government may impose a total...

After Travelling 400 km for Treatment, Baby Dies Within Hours of Testing Covid-19 Positive

An eight-month-old baby who travelled around 400 km from Arunachal Pradesh to Meghalaya via Assam for treatment died within hours of testing positive for...

3 more test positive for COVID-19 in Meghalaya, total active cases 28

Three more persons, including a BSF personnel, have tested positive for COVID-19 in Meghalaya, raising the number of active cases in the state to...

Nagaland

Nagaland Cabinet decides to ban sale, consumption of dog meat

The Nagaland government on Friday banned the sale and consumption of dog meat, in a significant decision amid concerns over cruelty to animals.The decision...

Governor R N Ravi assessment of law and order situation not factual: Nagaland govt

The Nagaland government has repudiated Governor R N Ravi's damning assessment of the law and order situation in the state, asserting that his observations...

Govt declared entire Nagaland ‘disturbed area’ for 6 more months

The Centre on Tuesday declared the entire Nagaland as "disturbed area" for a further period of six months till December-end.In a notification, the Home Ministry said...

Nagaland Extends Lockdown Till July 15 To Tackle Coronavirus

The Nagaland government has extended the lockdown in the state till July 15 to contain the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, a government spokesperson...

Mizoram

Two BSF jawans test positive for COVID-19 in Mizoram

Two BSF jawans have tested positive for COVID-19 in Mizoram''s Serchhip district in the last 24 hours, pushing the tally in the state to...

Mizoram Pastor Transports People From Quarantine Centre For Free

A 46-year-old pastor from Mizoram has won the hearts of many by transporting people to their villages for free upon completion of their institutional...

Earthquake of 4.6 magnitude shakes Mizoram; seventh time in 3 weeks

An earthquake of 4.6 magnitude hit Mizoram's Champhai district on Sunday afternoon, the seventh one to jolt the northeastern state in less than three...

4 Assam Rifles personnel, 10 NDRF staffers among 22 new COVID-19 cases in Mizoram

Twenty-two more people, including four Assam Rifles personnel and ten NDRF staffers, tested positive for COVID-19 in Mizoram, taking the state's tally to 186, an official said on...

National

World

Saudi Arabia announces Haj restrictions

Saudi Arabia on Monday announced a series of measures to help prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus during the annual Haj pilgrimage scheduled...

Iran not responsible democracy, extend arms embargo on it: Pompeo to UNSC

Asserting that Iran is "not a responsible democracy" like Australia or India, US secretary of state Mike Pompeo told the UNSC to extend the...

Pakistan to continue in FATF’s ‘Grey List’ for failing to check funding to LeT, JeM

The global terror financing watchdog, FATF, on Wednesday decided to keep Pakistan in the "Grey List" as it has failed to check flow of...

COVID-19 surge due to peak in big countries: WHO

The record levels of new daily COVID-19 cases are due to the fact that the pandemic is peaking in a number of big countries...

UNGA President underscores importance of yoga as people deal with increased anxiety due to COVID-19

The holistic approach to health, well-being provided by the practice of yoga is critical now as the COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted lives, created loneliness...

WHO concerned over COVID-19 upswing in many countries

World Health Organisation (WHO) said that it's concerned that many countries, particularly the global south, are still on the upswing of the COVID-19 pandemic,...

Tech and Gadgets

IIT-G students build pocket-sized device to sanitise surfaces

The fear of contracting COVID-19 from touching surfaces have prompted many of us to clean door knobs and wipe elevator keys, but all that...