After years of hydro push, Arunachal begins scrapping dam projects

GUWAHATI, SEPTEMBER 15: More than a decade after his father Dorjee Khandu ushered in a “dam revolution”, Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu has begun scrapping hydro-power projects for non-performance. The Chief Minister, inaugurating the State’s first community-managed mini hydroelectric…

Sonowal assures Assam govt’s support for NRL expansion

Guwahati, September 15: Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Sunday assured the state government’s full support for the timely completion of the expansion project of the Numaligarh Refinery Limited (NRL). The foundation stone of the expansion project was laid by…

Mizoram faces climate threat

AIZAWL, SEPTEMBER 15: Mizoram’s pleasant climate may soon become a thing of the past if the present rate of climate change continues unabated. During a Legislators’ Dialogue on Climate Change Adaptation in Aizawl on Friday, it was revealed that Mizoram…

Final NRC status of all Assam applicants published

Guwahati, September 14: The National Register of Citizens (NRC) authority on Saturday published the individual status of all the 3.3 crore people of Assam who had applied for inclusion in the updated citizens’ registry when the exercise began five years…

Govt will make RIMS well equipped, PM’s dream to develop NE India: Harsh Vardhan in Manipur

Imphal, September 14: Union Health and Family Welfare Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan Saturday said that Centre is committed to taking the centrally-run Regional Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS) Imphal in Manipur to greater heights. The Union Minister was speaking to…

Assam NRC: 10,000 paramilitary troops deployed before release of list withdrawn

NEW DELHI, SEPTEMBER 14: The Centre has withdrawn 10,000 paramilitary personnel deployed in Assam before the publication of the final National Register of Citizens (NRC), officials said on Saturday. The decision was taken as there has been no violence in…

Area commander of NSCN (K-YA) apprehended

Dimapur, September 14: Security forces have arrested NSCN (K-YA) area commander of Longding region after conducting surgical operation. Based on specific information, an operation of launched by Indian Army during the early hours on Friday in general area Longkhao. During…

WB to sanction funds for food parks in NE

NEW DELHI, SEPTEMBER 14: The World Bank will provide Rs 3,000 crore funds to finance mini and mega food parks across the country, particularly in the Northeast, and help boost farmers’ income, Union Minister Rameswar Teli said on Friday. Minor…

M’laya Assembly witnesses fireworks over coal mining

SHILLONG, SEPTEMBER 12: The 4th day of the Assembly’s 6-day session on Wednesday saw heated exchange as the ruling National People’s Party (NPP) and opposition Congress leaders blamed each other for the delay in resumption of coal mining in the…

Professor of AA U suspended for ‘sexually harassing’ student

GUWAHATI, September 10: A professor of Assam Agricultural University (AAU) has been suspended by the varsity authority for allegedly sexually harassing a student seeking admission to a post-graduate programme. An order issued on Monday by the Registrar of AAU, located…