32 new COVID-19 cases in Assam, tally rises to 378

Last Updated on May 24, 2020 at 10:08 pmGuwahati, May 24: Thirty-two new coronavirus cases were reported in Assam on Sunday, taking the COVID-19 tally to 378 in the state, Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said. Eight COVID-19 cases were…

16 Maha returnees found COVID-19 positive in Tripura, total now 191

Last Updated on May 24, 2020 at 6:24 pmAgartala, May 24: Sixteen people who recently returned from Maharashtra have tested positive for COVID-19 in Tripura, taking the total number of cases to 191 in the state, Chief Minister Biplab Kumar…

Arunachal Gorkha body files NHRC plaint against Anushka Sharma for ‘sexist slur’

Last Updated on May 24, 2020 at 4:25 pmItanagar, May 24: A Gorkha association in Arunachal Pradesh has filed a complaint with the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) against actor Anuskha Sharma for an alleged “sexist slur” on the Gorkha…

4 new COVID-19 cases in Assam; tally rises to 350

Last Updated on May 24, 2020 at 4:14 pmGuwahati, May 24: A day after Assam recorded the highest of 87 COVID-19 cases on a single day, four fresh cases have been reported in the state on Sunday, a senior minister…

Senior journalists seek justice for lady scribe

Last Updated on May 23, 2020 at 8:54 pmDimapur, May 23: At a time when journalists are keeping company with Covid-19 warriors at the forefront so as to keep people informed of the unprecedented crisis, some media houses are displaying…

Sikkim reports first COVID-19 case as Delhi returnee tests positive

Last Updated on May 23, 2020 at 8:53 pmGangtok, May 23: Sikkim reported its first COVID-19 case on Saturday as a 25-year-old student who recently returned from Delhi tested positive for the disease, a senior official said. The sample of…

7 fresh COVID-19 cases in Assam; total tally rises to 266

Last Updated on May 23, 2020 at 2:17 pmGuwahati, May 23: Assam reported seven fresh COVID-19 cases, all from quarantine centres, on Saturday, taking the state’s total tally to 266, Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said. Six of the new…

Women scribes’ body decries denial of maternity leave to journalist

Last Updated on May 22, 2020 at 8:34 pmGuwahati, May 22: The Network of Women in Media, India (NWMI) Friday condemned the reported denial of maternity leave to a Guwahati-based journalist and the manner in which she was forced to…

20 new COVID-19 cases in Assam; total rises to 230

Last Updated on May 22, 2020 at 8:32 pmGuwahati, May 22: Twenty more people tested positive for COVID-19 in Assam, taking the total number of cases to 230, state Health and Family Welfare Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said on Friday.…

Assam’s Jahnabi Phookan appointed FICCI FLO National President

Last Updated on May 22, 2020 at 7:21 pmGuwahati, May 22: Assam-based entrepreneur Jahnabi Phookan has been appointed as the National President of FICCI Ladies Organization (FLO), the women wing of the leading industry chamber of the country. Phookan took…