Man who made death threats to Chief Minister Biren Singh arrested

Imphal, November 1: A joint team of Imphal West district police, Tamil Nadu police and Delhi police (Special Cell) on Thursday arrested a man who made death threats to Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh. The accused has been identified…

Mizoram assembly elections: Congress releases manifesto

AIZAWL, November 1: Congress on Thursday released its election manifesto promising to stay loyal to farmers of the state through its game-changing land use policy that not just ensured an overwhelming victory in 2013 but stopped the traditional jhum cultivation…

China alerts India again on possible flood in Brahmaputra

NEW DELHI, October 31: For the second time in a fortnight, China has alerted India of a possible flood-like situation in the Brahmaputra river in Arunachal Pradesh after a landslide blocked water upstream in Tibet, a senior Water Resources Ministry…

Assam to acquire Bhupen Hazarika’s Kolkata home

Guwahati, October 31: The Assam government has decided to acquire and restore music maestro Bhupen Hazarika’s three-storey house in Kolkata, where the bard had lived for around four decades and composed many of his masterpieces. The decision to purchase the…

Sardar Patel’s birth anniversary observed in Arunachal

Itanagar, October 31: Arunachal Pradesh on Wednesday observed the ‘Rashtriya Ekta Diwas’ commemorating the 143rd birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel. A mini marathon, ‘Run for Unity’, was organised in various districts of the state on this occasion and Chief…

Officials ask people not to venture into Siang river after landslide in Tibet

Itanagar, October 30: Authorities in Itanagar asked people not to venture into the Siang river flowing through Upper Siang district following a landslide in Tibet which could trigger possible floods in the state. The possibility of floods in the Siang…

137-feet Chenrezig Statue, Sikkim’s tallest to be inaugurated in November

GANGTOK, October 30: Nestled in the snow-capped mountains of Sikkim, a new Buddhist pilgrimage site, home to a 137-feet statue of Chenrezig, is set to woo tourists from November 1, a Sikkim minister said in Gangtok today. According to the…

Can’t allow everything for creativity: Assam government official

GUWAHATI, October 28: A senior Assam government official on Sunday said everything cannot be approved in the name of creativity as it may create problems, and advocated “reasonable restrictions” in selecting a film for festivals, which usually do not have…

Worried over his citizenship status, man commits suicide in Assam

Guwahati, October 28: A man committed suicide in Assam on Sunday allegedly depressed after a recent notice by a foreigner’s tribunal to prove his citizenship, police said. Police said they are investigating an allegation by the family that officials of…

Around one lakh families enrolled in Govt health assurance scheme: Manipur CM N Biren Singh

Imphal, October 28: Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh has said that around one lakh families have been enrolled under Chief Minister-gi Hakshelgi Tengbang (CMHT) so far, a health assurance scheme launched by the state government. The CMHT was launched…