Re‘engineer’ing baking: Engineer turns baker to promote healthy eating 

Techie-turned-baker Sanjib Das, who lost his father to colon cancer, wanted the residents of his village to eat healthy.

29 Jan 2023

Defying ‘boycott diktat’, 20 Naga candidates to contest Assembly polls

It has already declared that the people of eastern Nagaland will boycott the polls if the Centre fails to create the Frontier Nagaland state.

25 Jan 2023

BJP leader Laishram Rameswor Singh shot dead in Manipur

Singh sustained gunshot wounds on his chest and succumbed to injuries at a private hospital in Imphal.

25 Jan 2023

Pocso for Assam men marrying girls under 14

Those who would marry girls aged between 14 and 18 years would be dealt with under the Prohibition of Child Marriage Act, the CM added.

24 Jan 2023

Conrad Sangma 'warns' Mamata TMC leaders will quit party after Meghalaya polls

The TMC had no base in the state but in November 2021, altogether 12 of the Congress' 17 MLAs, led by former Chief Minister Mukul Sangma, jumped ship to wear TMC colours

23 Jan 2023

Shah Rukh Khan called me at 2 am, expressed concern over protest against 'Pathaan': Assam CM

Sarma assured the actor that his government will enquire about the demonstration against the movie and ensure that "no such untoward incidents" would occur again.

23 Jan 2023

Heritage tag sought for Ahom burial mounds in Assam

Out of the 386 Moidams explored so far, 90 royal burials at Charaideo are the best preserved, representative, and most complete examples of this tradition.

22 Jan 2023

India to nominate Assam's Charaideo 'Moidams' for World Heritage Site recognition

There are two categories of nomination -- cultural sites and natural sites. The Moidams will be nominated in the category of cultural sites.

21 Jan 2023

Assam village breaks Bihu tradition to save two doves and their hatchling

The locals in Kokaitola had also constructed a Bhela Ghar but did not burn it as two birds had built their nest on the hut and had hatched eggs in it as well.

21 Jan 2023

Guwahati Diary: Assam CM’s day out in state zoo; feeds macaws

Taking time off from his hectic schedule, CM Himanta Biswa Sarma spent the morning of Magh Bihu at the Guwahati Zoo.

21 Jan 2023

Hitlers, Roosevelts and cars: What the Meghalaya, Nagaland and Tripura elections can serve

With money flowing, elections in the Northeast (like elsewhere in India?) are a costly affair. The candidates are required to spend in crores. In places, they are required to gift even cars...

19 Jan 2023

Soccer turf shines in coal-stained Meghalaya district

This is perhaps the only football stadium in the Northeast where funds from the District Mineral Foundation Trust (DMFT) were used to roll out the artificial turf.

13 Jan 2023

Parties face ‘royal’ hurdle in poll-bound Tripura

During his visit to the state on Wednesday, CPI-M general secretary Sitaram Yechury had said the party was ready for seat-sharing adjustments with the Congress as well as the TIPRA Motha. 

12 Jan 2023

Artificial Intelligence to save jumbos from train accidents in Assam

Buoyed by the success of the IDS, the NFR has now decided to make this technological intervention in the remaining 75 elephant corridors falling under its jurisdiction.  

11 Jan 2023

Elephants saved with AI-based tech intervention by Northeast Frontier Railway

The alerts generated by the system are received by those manning the control room and the section station master. The loco pilots also get the alerts on a tablet-type device they use in the locomotive

10 Jan 2023