Rescuers find cockpit voice recorder of crashed AN-32 aircraft

Itanagar, June 14: A rescue team has recovered the cockpit voice recorder (CVR) and flight data recorder (FDR) of Russian-origin AN-32 aircraft of the Indian Air Force at the crash site in Arunachal Pradesh Friday, an IAF spokesman said. Shillong-based…

NE one of the best regions to work in, says AAI official

JALUKBARI, JUNE 14: Airports Authority of India (AAI), Regional HQ Guwahati in association with AAI Engineers’ Guild, organised a seminar for the engineers working at various airports and projects in the Northeastern region, on Wednesday, according to a press statement…

Sonowal meets Shah, Rajnath, discusses Assam situation

New Delhi, July 14: Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal Friday met Home Minister Amit Shah and Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and discussed with them various issues concerning the state. During the 15-minute meeting with the home minister, the chief minister…

NRC deadline nearing: Criteria for Foreigners’ Tribunals members changed

GUWAHATI, JUNE 14: As the July 31 deadline for the final publication of the National Register of Citizens (NRC) approaches, authorities have made multiple changes to the eligibility criteria for applications of new Foreigners’ Tribunal (FT) members. According to an…

Manipur in financial crisis; Faces overdraft of over Rs 274 crore

IMPHAL, JUNE 13: The Reserve Bank of India has banned all transaction of funds from the account of Manipur Government with effect from June for having overdrawn in excess of arrangements agreed upon with the bank. On Tuesday, Anita Kumari,…

11-year-old girl outwits abductor, rescues minor

Aizawl, June 13: An 11-year-old girl has showed exemplary courage and alertness to save another minor, who had been kidnapped for trafficking by a woman, in Mizoram, a police officer said Thursday. The woman was arrested and the kidnapped seven-year-old…

2 officials caught taking bribe to include name in NRC list

Guwahati, June 13: Two officials involved in updating the National Register of Citizens (NRC) in Assam were arrested on Thursday for allegedly accepting bribe to enter the name of an applicant in the final draft. Sleuths of directorate and vigilance…

Meghalaya govt urged not to relocate Sikh settlers in Shillong

Guwahati, June 13: The Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee, in a letter dashed off to Meghalaya Deputy Chief Minister Prestone Tynsong, has urged the Meghalaya government not to relocate the Sikh settlers from Bara Bazar (Them ïew Mawlong) in Shillong. Shiromani…

Final phase of Bru repatriation to be over by year-end

Aizawl, June 12: The final phase of Bru repatriation from the six relief camps of Tripura is scheduled to be completed by the end of this year, Mizoram Home Minister Lalchamliana said Wednesday, maintaining that the state will not entertain…

Myanmar team for developing medical tourism with NE

IMPHAL, JUNE 12: A high-level delegation of Myanmar has underscored the need for developing medical tourism between the Northeast and Myanmar. Chief Minister Aung Moe Nyo of Myanmar’s Magway Region said that he would recommend his people in Myanmar to…