7th century ruins found in Golaghat

GUWAHATI, February 16: Archaeologists have stumbled upon the ruins of a historic kingdom in the Alichinga Tengani area in Golaghat district in upper Assam. Experts felt the site of the discovery, about 352 km from here in upper Assam, most…

Total prohibition in Mizoram from April

Aizawl, February 16: The Mizoram will impose total prohibition in the state from April this year, state Excise and Narcotics Minister K Beichhua said on Friday. The Mizo National Front (MNF) government, which came to power in December 2018 after…

Conrad defends delay in holding talks

SHILLONG, February 16: Chief Minister Conrad Sangma has defended the delay in holding CM and CS level meetings between Assam and Meghalaya to discuss the vexed boundary dispute while instances of skirmishes continue to be reported from the disputed areas.…

Martyred CRPF head constable’s wife appeals PM to wipe off militancy

GUWAHATI, February 15: Wife of CRPF head constable Maneswar Basumatari, who was martyred along with 40 other CRPF personnel in an attack by JeM at Pulwama in Jammu & Kashmir on Thursday, has appealed to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to…

BSNL to roll out 4G services from March in Assam

Guwahati, February 15: The BSNL is going to roll out 4G services in Assam by March this year. Chief general manager (CGM) of BSNL (Assam Circle) Sandeep Govil said this on Friday while adding that the public sector undertaking is…

Citizenship Bill created feeling of alienation in NE

GUWAHATI, February 15: Pressure from political parties as well as intensification of agitations in all states of the North East region forced the Central Government not to go ahead and place the controversial Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016 in the Rajya…

Assam CM reviews law and order situation of State

Guwahati, February 15: Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Friday reviewed the law and order situation of the State in a meeting held at Brahmaputra State Guest House and discussed about the dastardly act of violence on CRPF jawans at…

AGP, NPP pledge to unite against NE problems

GUWAHATI, February 14: Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) president, Atul Bora and National People’s Party (NPP) national president and Meghalaya chief minister, Conrad K. Sangma have pledged to work unitedly on the common problems of the Northeast in the days to…

Polluted river stretches increase in NE states

NIMLI (RAJASTHAN), February 14: The number of critically polluted river stretches have increased in 15 States of the country including three Northeastern States. The only silver lining is that such stretches have declined in four States during 2015-2018, according to…

6 illegal immigrants from Bangladesh held in Assam

Morigaon, February 14: Six illegal immigrants from Bangladesh, all members of a family, were arrested early Thursday in Assam’s Morigaon district, a senior police officer said here. The family went missing four months ago after the Supreme Court rejected their…