Assam

Bhutan king writes to Assam CM, thanks him for support during lockdown

Bhutan's King Jigme Khesar has written to Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal, thanking him for allowing movement of vehicles carrying essential commodities to the...

Supreme Court issues notices to Centre and Assam on plea against process of delimitation of Constituencies

The Supreme Court on Friday sought responses from the Centre and the Assam government on a plea which has questioned the exercise of delimitation...

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...

Arunachal Pradesh

Arunachal Pradesh: CM reviews work on Hollongi Airport and other road projects in the state

NET News DeskChief Minister Pema Khandu today held a meeting with the Airports Authority of India (AAI) to expedite work on Hollongi Airport.In a...

East Siang DC conducts virtual interaction with KV students

NET News DeskEast Siang, DC Dr. Kinny Singh, on Tuesday held an interactive webinar session with the students and faculty members of the Kendriya...

East Siang DC launches rural e-commerce platform under SVM

NET News DeskEast Siang DC Kinny Singh on Tuesday launched the rural e-commerce platform, Mee Buddy.While launching the platform, Singh hoped that through this...

60 new Covid-19 cases in Arunachal Pradesh; tally rises to 1,752

Sixty more people, including 13 security personnel and four health workers have tested positive for Covid-19 in Arunachal Pradesh, taking the northeastern state's caseload...

Manipur

YACPIP appeals to stop chromite and limestone mining in Manipur

NET News DeskThe Youths Action Committee for Protection of Indigenous People (YACPIP) appealed the Government of India, Manipur and Multi National Companies to immediately...

Three Assam Rifles personnel martyred in an ambush in Manipur; 3 NE outfits claim responsibility

NET News DeskAt least three personnel from the Assam Rifles were martyred and six others were injured in an ambush with suspected militant outfits...

48-year-old man dies of COVID-19 in Manipur; toll mounts to 2

Manipur registered its second COVID-19 death on Thursday as a 48-year-old patient succumbed to the infection at a state-run hospital in Imphal, a senior...

1 killed, 16 injured as minibus falls into gorge in Manipur

A man was killed and 16 others injured as their minibus fell into a 100-feet-deep gorge in Manipur's Senapati district, police said.The incident happened...

Meghalaya

Meghalaya Completes over 1,300 km of Rural Roads under PMGSY Despite Coronavirus Crisis

The Meghalaya government has completed over 1,300 km of rural roads under the Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY), despite the COVID-19 crisis in...

20 fresh cases push Meghalaya”s COVID-19 tally to 937

Meghalaya's COVID-19 caseload rose to 937 on Wednesday as 20 more people, including a BSF personnel, tested positive for the infection, a senior health...

Doctors remove 24-kg tumour from woman’s abdomen

A 24-kg tumour was removed from the abdomen of a woman by doctors at a hospital in Meghalaya's West Garo Hills district, officials said...

2 arrested for killing endangered sambhar deer in Meghalaya

Two person have been arrested in Meghalaya's West Garo Hills district for killing an endangered sambhar deer, police said.The Wildlife Department and the police...

Nagaland

Home isolation for asymptomatic Covid-19 patients in Nagaland

The Nagaland government has issued new standard operating procedure(SOP) for home isolation of asymptomatic coronavirus patients to decongest the designated Covid-19 hospitals in the...

94 more test COVID positive in Nagaland; tally rises to 2,498

The number of COVID-19 cases mounted to 2,498 in Nagaland on Wednesday after 94 fresh infections were detected, Health and Family Welfare Minister S...

Nagaland Assembly Monsoon session deferred after six staffers test positive for COVID-19

The one-day Monsoon session of the Nagaland Assembly has been deferred from July 30 to August 13 after six staffers of its secretariat tested...

Don’t want any confrontation with governor: Nagaland CM

Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio said on Monday that his government does not want any confrontation with the governor on the Naga political issue...

Mizoram

Mizoram Gets Its First Golf Resort

Chirasmrita Devi  The ongoing pandemic has hit the tourism sector globally. Tourism departments of different countries across the world have been gradually trying to get...

Mizoram bans entry of paramilitary personnel till August 15 as Covid-19 cases spike

The Mizoram government has decided not to allow paramilitary personnel enter the state till August 15 in the wake of the surge in Covid-19...

Mizoram to treat infected security personnel, civilian patients at separate Covid-19 hospitals

The Mizoram government has decided to treat coronavirus-infected security personnel and civilian patients at separate Covid-19 hospitals in the state, an official said on...

Mizoram govt mulling reintroduction of middle school board examination

The Mizoram government is mulling to re-introduce Middle School Leaving Certificate (MSLC) board examination after a gap of about 10 years, an official said.School...

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World

United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres expresses deepest condolences to victims of “horrific” Beirut explosions

The United Nations said it is “actively assisting” in the response to the horrific explosions that ripped through the port area of Beirut,...

Sundar Pichai, Zuckerberg, Bezos, Cook take heat during US Congress grilling

Four big tech CEOs -- Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg, Amazon's Jeff Bezos, Sundar Pichai of Google and Tim Cook of Apple -- pushed back against...

RBI signs documents to extend USD 400 million currency swap facility to Sri Lanka

The Reserve Bank of India has signed necessary documents for extending a USD 400 million currency swap facility to Sri Lanka to boost the...

For 1st Time In 75 Years, UN General Assembly Annual Meet To Go Virtual

World leaders will submit pre-recorded video statements for the United Nations General Assembly session in September, the 193-member organisation has decided, as heads of...

22 million children from South Asia missed out on early childhood education due to COVID-19: UNICEF

Nearly 22 million children from South Asian countries, including India, have missed out on early childhood education in their critical pre-school year due to...

WHO warns COVID-19 ”getting worse”

The World Health Organization (WHO) said the novel coronavirus was yet to be brought under control "in most of the world", while warning that...

Tech and Gadgets

Government launches mobile application ‘Mausam’ for weather forecasts

Earth Sciences Minister Harsh Vardhan on Monday launched a mobile application which will provide city-wise weather forecasts, nowcasts and other warnings. The mobile application,...