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

Arunachal Pradesh: Domestic flight service resumed

NET News DeskAfter nationwide lockdown, the first flight ATR-72 (Alliance Airlines) landed at Pasighat Airport this morning at 9.30 am via Kolkata-Guwahati-Tezpur, boarding two...

Arunachal Pradesh: Security forces recover huge cache of arms and ammunition

NET News DeskIn a joint operation conducted by the Indian Army and Arunachal Pradesh, a huge cache of arms, ammunition and explosives were recovered...

Borang inspects Covid-19 Control Room

NET News DeskAdditional Deputy Commissioner (Hq) Tatdo Borang on Tuesday inspected Covid-19 Control Room (CCR), set up in the DC’s office, Pasighat. The ADC...

Arunachal Pradesh and AAU agreed to sign MoU for GI registration of Khamti Lahi Rice, Tawang Maize and Adi Ginger

NET News DeskThe Government of Arunachal Pradesh and Assam Agriculture University, Jorhat agreed to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Wednesday for the...

Manipur

Manipur govt decides to open two dedicated Quarantine Centres for stranded transgenders

The Manipur State government has decided to open two dedicated Quarantine Centres for stranded transgenders who have come to the State recently from other...

3.6-magnitude earthquake hits Manipur’s Ukhrul

The National Center for Seismology (NCS) has reported that earthquake initially recorded at 3.6 magnitude, shook East of Ukhrul, Manipur at around 3:26 am...

Manipur CM clarifies stand after mass resignation of nurses

NET News DeskManipur Chief Minister Nongthombam Biren Singh in a clarification said that the state government has not issued any advisory to nurses and...

185 Manipuri Nurses Quit Private Hospital Jobs, Leave Covid-hit Kolkata for Home

At least 185 nurses hailing from Manipur and working in private hospitals in Kolkata have left for their home state after resigning from their...

Meghalaya

Meghalaya reports five new COVID-19 positive case

NET News DeskMeghalaya reports another five more active case of COVID 19.  The total number of active cases in the state now stands at...

NEHU teachers asked to join university amid pandemic

Amidst the rising cases of COVID 19 positive cases in Assam, the Pro Vice-Chancellor of North Eastern Hill University NEHU, has allegedly recalled teachers...

Meghalaya CM reopens Bethany hospital for services

NET Web DeskBethany Hospital in Shillong reopens after 40 days for services. The Meghalaya Chief Minister  Conrad K Sangma today visited the Bethany Hospital...

Meghalaya MLA demands testing of people residing along India-Bangladesh border

A Congress legislator in Meghalaya has demanded that the people residing along the international border with Bangladesh be tested for COVID-19. Mawsynram MLA Himalaya Shangpliang's...

Nagaland

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...

First Nagaland-bound Shramik Special train ferries over 1400 people from Chennai

The first Nagaland-bound Shramik Special train from Chennai with 1,477 stranded people has reached the Dimapur railway station here, an official said.The special train...

First COVID-19 lab inaugurated in Nagaland on Thursday

Nagaland on Thursday got its first state-of-the-art laboratory for testing of suspected COVID-19 samples, officials said.Samples from the state were till now sent to...

Mizoram

Mizoram class-12 board exams to resume on June 16

The Mizoram government has decided to resume class-12 board examinations suspended midway due to COVID-19 pandemic from June 16, an official said.The examinations of...

Mizoram allows home isolation of returnees due to inadequate number of quarantine centres

The Mizoram government has allowed returnees clearing rapid antibody tests to be placed under home isolation, due to an inadequate number of quarantine centres...

Industry status granted to sports in Mizoram

To give a boost to the sports sector in the state, the Mizoram Cabinet on Friday granted industry status to sports.As per reports after the...

Mizoram extends lockdown till May 31 to check spread of virus

The Mizoram government on Friday extended lockdown till May 31 to check the spread of coronavirus infection, an official said.The decision was taken after...

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World

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...

UN: Address mental health needs amid pandemic

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is urging governments, civil society and health authorities to urgently address mental health needs arising from the coronavirus pandemic,...

Buddha’s Message of Unity, Service to Others Important as Humanity Suffers from Covid-19: UN Chief

Lord Buddha's message of unity, service to others is more important today as the humanity suffers from the COVID-19 pandemic and it is only...

COVID-19 | None of us is safe until all of us are safe: UN chief

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has said that overcoming the coronavirus pandemic will require the most massive public health effort in history since it is...

Tech and Gadgets

MediaTek Helio G85 Aims to Power Your Next Mid-Range Gaming Phone

Taiwanese fabless semiconductor company MediaTek on Tuesday unveiled its Helio G85 mobile gaming-focused chipset The new addition to the Gaming G Series family packs...