Guwahati Diary: Assam sees record liquor sales despite three dry days
Poetry has become a weapon for the Congress to attack the ruling BJP in Assam. Party’s state president Bhupen Kumar Borah is leading the attack.
10 Oct 2022
Elation as cooking gas arrives in remote Arunachal town bordering Myanmar
Two days ago, an agency, based in the Miao subdivision of Changlang district, delivered LPG cylinders to 15 families in Vijaynagar.
26 Sep 2022
Teen author deals with mental health, unconventional romance, in ‘Until It Rains Again’
The theme of LGBTQ+ rights is extremely close to this teen author's heart because she's a passionate advocate for human rights.
25 Sep 2022
Kaziranga gets sculptures made of burnt rhino horns ash
According to park authorities, 128.56 kg of ash was used in the making of the memorial.
24 Sep 2022
Guwahati Diary: Himanta Biswa Sarma government seeks to silence critics
Minister Pijush Hazarika also shared the photos of some successful candidates. The state government is viewing the appointments as an achievement.
23 Sep 2022
Statue to honour Khasi leader, subcontinent’s first woman minister
Six decades after her death, Assembly Speaker Metbah Lyngdoh has written to Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma proposing to honour Mavis by erecting her life-sized statue.
21 Sep 2022
The pad women of Nagaland
An IPS officer involves local women to spread awareness about menstrual hygiene in a remote Nagaland district, reports Prasanta Mazumdar
18 Sep 2022
A roundup of interesting news tidbits from across Assam.
10 Sep 2022
Kangaroos, 19 primate species among 41 ‘exotic’ animals seized in Assam
The seizure, one of the biggest such recovery of trafficked animals in the state, was made at Rangiya city after the police took action based on intelligence inputs.
09 Sep 2022
Assam: A ‘library on trees’ to draw school students to world of books
Nisha Goala’s favourite place to read is under the ‘bhomora’ tree (Belleric myrobalan) – she “plucks” out her favourite book and buries herself into it.
07 Sep 2022
‘Merger' of JD-U MLAs with BJP in Manipur may be challenged in court
Mohammad Abdul Nasir is the lone Manipur MLA left in the JD(U) but speculations are rife that he would follow suit.
03 Sep 2022
Army leads massive search operation for missing Everester in Arunachal Pradesh
It was Mra’s fourth attempt to scale Mount Kyarisatam, the state’s highest peak. He is the first mountaineer from Arunachal to conquer Mount Everest (2009).
01 Sep 2022
Tortured jumbo: Assam to move court against Tamil Nadu
He said that after more than a year of communication, the chief wildlife warden of Tamil Nadu had issued an order in April or May this year granting permission to take away Joymala.
31 Aug 2022
No trace of Arunachal's missing Everester Tapi Mra
Two Indian Army helicopters were supposed to conduct an aerial search on Tuesday morning but district magistrate Pravimal Abhishek Polumatla said it did not materialise due to inclement weather.
31 Aug 2022
Naga tribal’s ‘custodial death’ in Assam triggers widespread protests, NHRC seeks report
The issue was first raised by Nagaland Rajya Sabha member S Phangnon Konyak.
29 Aug 2022
AAI gives target to airports to achieve 100% use of Green Energy by 2024
Loss of seniority of candidates recommended earlier 'matter of grave concern': SC Collegium
Former Karnataka CM S M Krishna, industrialist Kumar Mangalam Birla get Padma awards
IND VS AUS: Australia post 269 despite fine bowling efforts from Hardik, Kuldeep
Indian mission in London's security heightened as British Sikh groups call for protests
HC declares void divorce given to Indian couple by US court, orders husband to pay wife Rs 25L