Police track route of poachers transporting rhino horns

GUWAHATI, September 6: Police and security agencies have managed to track the route used by the gangs of poachers to transport rhino horns up to Myanmar and it is interesting to note that in most cases, Dimapur is the first…

SC defers date for receiving claims, objections for Assam NRC

New Delhi, September 5: The Supreme Court on Wednesday deferred the commencement of the process of receiving claims and objections for the National Register of Citizens (NRC) in Assam till further orders. A bench of justices Ranjan Gogoi and R…

NSCN(IM) militants will be booked: N Biren Singh

Imphal, September 5: Manipur Chief Minister N. Biren announced on Wednesday that the troopers and police commandos have been rushed to Tamenglong district here to arrest the militants of the NSCN(IM), for beating up some AMSU members and singers. “The…

After 5 days, 20 kg magnet spots car with 5 bodies in riverbed

Dikhowmukh (Assam), September 5: Five days after the vehicle carrying five persons plunged into a river in Assam’s Sivasagar district, rescuers found it Wednesday with the help of a 20 kg magnet, officials said here. Decomposed bodies of five members…

Nagaland coffee brews hope

Guwahati, September 5: Coffee connoisseurs in South Africa have given fresh hope to Nagaland’s vision of reviving coffee cultivation and provide options to jhum cultivators. The state, where coffee has proved to be a “failed crop” for 30 years, exported…

Pandey says he has assumed charge of VC of Manipur University

Imphal, September 4: Prof AP Pandey Tuesday asserted that he has resumed charge as the Vice-Chancellor of Manipur University but due to prevailing situation has opened a temporary office at his official residence. Interacting with media, Pandey said he did…

Mahanta given clean chit in Assam ‘secret killings’

GUWAHATI, September 4: Twelve years after the KN Saikia Commission on extra-judicial killings in Assam indicted former chief minister Prafulla Kumar Mahanta, the Gauhati high court on Monday dismissed the findings as “unconstitutional” and quashed the report. The high court…

Kaziranga to get drones that will stay up for 5 hours

Guwahati, September 3: Assam’s Kaziranga National Park (KNP), famous for its one-horned rhinos, is all set to boost maintenance and vigilance with a new set of hi-tech drones for capturing video footage of parts of the jungle not accessible on…

Search operations for missing family continues in Assam

Guwahati, September 3: Search operations by Army, NDRF and SDRF teams continued Monday for five members of a family who went missing after their vehicle fell into the Dikhow river in Assam’s Sivsagar district, officials said. The search teams are…

NSCN (K) rebel surrenders at Khonsa in Arunachal Pradesh

Itanagar, September 3: Wangliam Lowang, a 19-year-old NSCN (K) cadre voluntarily surrendered himself in front of the district administration and police in Khonsa on Monday. Khonsa, the district headquarters of Tirap is around 318 kms from here. Wangliam who was…