• India records 38,772 single-day COVID cases, 443 deaths; tally crosses 94 lakh-mark 30 Nov 2020 10:29 Image Source : PTI Lucknow: A health worker takes samples for COVID-19 testing at Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital, in Lucknow, Friday, Nov. 27, 2020. India's COVID-19 caseload crossed the 94-lakh mark on Monday, while the number of people who have …
  • Khandu extends Guru Nanak’s birthday greetings 30 Nov 2020 07:41 Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu has extended his best wishes on the holy occasion of Guru Nanak’s birth anniversary. “On the pious day of Kartik Purnima – the birth anniversary of Guru Nanak, the founder of Sikhism, I join my Sikh brethren in …
  • Covid yatra across India to raise awareness 30 Nov 2020 07:27 The trio with their car, named ‘Road Ashram’, is making a stopover for 2-3 days in MumbaiMUMBAI: Across the country in 60 days, packing in an awareness campaign about Covid-19, recording the impact on people and communities and conducting a donation drive …
  • Coronavirus India Live Updates: Delhi sees drop in cases; TN extends restrictions till Dec 31 30 Nov 2020 07:09 “They were working for us, so why not work for them?” Neeshi Jebisamam remembers thinking in April, a week after the nationwide lockdown was announced. But even at the outset, there were murmurs: “Isn’t it risky? What if you get the virus?” Arunachal …
  • Kashmir and Article 370: A Salable Product for BJP During Elections 30 Nov 2020 01:08 Imagine, you are in the spiritual capital of Andhra Pradesh- Tirupati and a local guide is selling you pictures of Dal Lake Srinagar or for instance you are in Arunachal Pradesh – Ziro, a beautiful town that has been a world heritage site certified by …
  • Serving free hot meals, 10 emerge as Arunachal town’s ‘saviours’ 29 Nov 2020 23:50 “They were working for us, so why not work for them?” Neeshi Jebisamam remembers thinking in April, a week after the nationwide lockdown was announced. But even at the outset, there were murmurs: “Isn’t it risky? What if you get the virus?” Arunachal …
  • China to build a major dam on Brahmaputra river: Official 29 Nov 2020 19:22 China will build a major hydropower project on Brahmaputra river in Tibet and a proposal for this has been clearly put forward in the 14th Five-Year Plan to be implemented from next year, the official media on Sunday quoted the head of a Chinese company …
  • Hitting where it hurts: With China in mind, India test fires multiple types of missiles 29 Nov 2020 17:09 Express News Service NEW DELHI: Since the month of July, India has succeeded in testing multiple missiles meant for variable strike platforms and from a different medium. Defence experts see it as a message to China which has moved its forces in standoff …
  • Groups in Meghalaya resume stir demanding implementation of ILP 29 Nov 2020 14:43 GUWAHATI: After months of restrain following COVID-19 induced situation, groups in Meghalaya resumed their protests of demanding implementation of an Inner Line Permit (ILP) system across Meghalaya. Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA) purview exempts some …
  • Count Your Blossoms 29 Nov 2020 12:08 In October 2016, during a field survey, 33-year-old Jambey Tsering found a yellow flower by the road that leads to the Sessa Orchid Sanctuary — India’s first protected area dedicated to these floral species in the foothills of the Eastern Himalayas in …
  • Naga Peace Solution and Manipur :: L B Singh 29 Nov 2020 01:06 Naga Peace Solution and Manipur L B Singh * There have been a large number of articles in the local newspapers where many tribes of Naga have expressed their views about themselves and the Naga Movement. It is human nature to consider that all their …
  • Winter at LAC 29 Nov 2020 00:11 A soldier’s gear includes boots, clothing for extreme weather, a set of inners, a multi-layered jacket, face protection from the cold, goggles to prevent snow-blindness and a helmet. (Illustration: Suvajit Dey)General Winter”. That is the name historians …
  • Sip whole leaf: Assam tea gets a new form 28 Nov 2020 16:53 Tea in Assam took more than a century to shed its ‘orthodoxy’ and take a granular form. A team of researcher-entrepreneurs has now made it take the true shape of the leaf in a teacup. Childhood friends Upamanyu Borkakoty and Anshuman Bharali had in 2015 …
  • Arunachal Conferred with ‘Most Improved Small State in Education’ Award 28 Nov 2020 08:58 Arunachal Pradesh was conferred the ‘Most Improved Small State’ award in terms of education and leading small state in fight against COVID19 by country’s leading media organisation India Today in the annual ‘State Of The States Award 2020’. In a tweet the …
  • India sees 41,322 new Covid-19 cases, 485 deaths in a day; tally mounts to 93.5 lakh 28 Nov 2020 08:56 Image Source : PTI A health worker takes samples for COVID-19 testing at Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital, in Lucknow India's COVID-19 tally of cases climbed to 93.5 lakh with 41,322 new cases in a day, while 87,59,969 people have recuperated so far pushing …
  • Let Us Protect The Spirit Of The Constitution 28 Nov 2020 00:53 On 25 November, 1949, Dr B R Ambedkar, speaking in the Constituent Assembly, had said, “however bad a Constitution may be, it may turn out to be good if those who are called to work it, happen to be a good lot. The working of a Constitution does not depend …
  • Unexpected idyll at JU 27 Nov 2020 21:55 Thanks to drastically reduced traffic and visitor movement due to Covid-19 restrictions, migratory birds which arrive to spend out the winter on the lakes of the Jahangirnagar University campus have seen a less disruptive, more idyllic environment this …
  • Protests in Meghalaya over 'delay' in implementation of ILP 27 Nov 2020 14:00 SHILLONG: An umbrella body of youth organisations organised black flag protests in Meghalaya on Friday demanding implementation of Inner Line Permit system (ILP) in the state. Rallies were taken out in the state capital and the districts with the …
  • Alarming journo-killing incidents rock Indian media 27 Nov 2020 13:03   by Nava Thakuria        27 November 2020 Guwahati: Largely smashed by the Covid-19 pandemic the mainstream Indian media has also witnessed an alarming number of incidents relating to journalists’ killings this year. As the year approaches the end, India …
  • India records 43,082 new Covid-19 cases, 492 deaths in a day; tally breaches 93 lakh-mark 27 Nov 2020 09:32 Image Source : PTI A health worker collects sample for COVID-19 test in Kolkata, India on Friday reported 43,082 new coronavirus cases and 492 deaths, taking total number of cases in the country to 93 lakh. According to the Union Health Ministry data, …
  • Shillong-Delhi Direct Flights to Commence Soon 27 Nov 2020 08:39 Meghalaya chief minister Conrad K Sangma discussed on the final plans to operationalise flights from Umroi Airport in Shillong and Delhi. Informing about the discussions, Meghalaya chief minister Sangma in a tweet on Thursday said efforts are being made to …
  • Retain temporary allocations of judicial officers: Gauhati HC 27 Nov 2020 07:53 The court has also directed the chief secretaries for the states of Mizoram, Nagaland and Arunachal Pradesh to file their response on the basis of the reports submitted by the registrars of the respective outlying benches by the next date of …
  • Air pollution rising faster in south than in Gangetic India, finds study 26 Nov 2020 23:45 Written by Esha Roy | New Delhi | November 27, 2020 3:08:48 am The study also found that 436 cities/towns with a population of more than 1 lakh in 2019 exceeded National Ambient Air Quality Standard (NAAQS) of 40 micrograms per metric cube (μg/m3). …
  • The Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women in Arunachal 26 Nov 2020 22:31 Archbishop Pallipparambil: "The recent trend in violence against women in the region is worrying." Likro Mossang, president of the Women's Association in the Diocese of Miao: adequate education and awareness is the right way to combat …
  • Mixed response in north-east to nationwide trade union strike 26 Nov 2020 21:53 Guwahati/Agartala, Nov. 26 (IANS): The 24-hour nationwide trade union strike called on Thursday by 10 central trade unions evoked a mixed response in the north-eastern states. Banking operations across the northeastern region were hit as a majority of …
  • Khandu attends symposium to commemorate the Constitution Day celebrations 26 Nov 2020 21:27 Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu today urged law professionals and legal luminaries to suggest ways to defeat attempts made by few vested interest persons to stall developmental projects by resorting to legal tactics and taking advantage of …
  • Khandu assures government support to NCC for setting up Academy in Arunachal Pradesh 26 Nov 2020 04:54 NET News Desk Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu on Wednesday assured full cooperation of the state government in the completion of the National Cadets Corps NCC Academy to be constructed in Balijan under Papumpare District. The assurance came as …
  • Doctor who 'saw death and returned', to serve at Covid-19 ICU 26 Nov 2020 00:32 November 25, 2020 9:35:23 pm While others his age have been sequestering themselves at home since the coronavirus pandemic began, pulmonologist Dr Jalil Parkar has been on the frontlines. The 62-year-old has been posted in the Covid ICU of Mumbai’s …
  • Indian Defense Forces Establishing Greater Presence Along China Border in Arunachal Pradesh 25 Nov 2020 23:12 AdvertisementThe crisis in Ladakh has spurred the Indian defense forces to establish their presence in more areas along the Line of Actual Control (LAC), including in Arunachal Pradesh, a state in the country’s northeast which is claimed by China as part …
  • India and China Border Briefer- The Shadow of Article 370s Revocation - Lawfare 25 Nov 2020 15:10 With their eighth round of diplomatic talks now complete, India and China seem to be nearing diplomatic closure along their shared border. The diplomacy followed weeks of brewing tension between the two countries and might represent a critical thawing in …
  • Don't Treat Our Patience As Weakness, NSCN-IM Tells Centre 25 Nov 2020 10:19 The NSCN (I-M) on Tuesday accused the Centre of being “insincere” in finding a permanent solution to the seven-decade-old Naga insurgency problem and said the outfit's patience should not be considered its weakness as its “consequences could be …
  • Women, govt employees among 23 held in cash-for-job scam in Arunachal 25 Nov 2020 08:04 After Assam, the Arunachal Pradesh Police have arrested 23 people, including women and government employees, in a massive cash-for-job scam, the police said on Tuesday. After the scam for recruitment of clerks in various government departments came to …
  • Arunachal Governor, CM extends Chalo Loku greetings 25 Nov 2020 06:31 Governor Brig. (Retd) B. D. Mishra and Chief Minister Pema Khandu have greeted Arunachal Pradesh people, Nocte brethren in particular, on Chalo Loku festival. “I join Noctes brethren to pray Almighty Rang for socio-cultural and socio-economic well being of …
  • 3-day visit to Eastern Command: Army chief reviews security situation in Northeast; meets Nagaland Governor and CM 25 Nov 2020 06:02 Army Chief General M M Naravane reviewed the operational preparedness of the Army during his three-day visit to the Eastern Command. (Express file photo by Tashi Tobgyal)With no signs of disengagement in eastern Ladakh, Army Chief General M M Naravane …
  • Chief of Army Staff General Manoj Mukund Naravane reviews security situation in northeast 25 Nov 2020 05:45 GUWAHATI: Chief of Army Staff General Manoj Mukund Naravane arrived at Dimpaur, Nagaland on Monday, 23 November 2020 on a three days visit to review the security situation in North East Region. On arrival at Dimapur, the Army Chief was briefed by …
  • Yogi Adityanath govt approves law against 'love jihad', jail upto 5 years for violators 25 Nov 2020 03:37 Image Source : FILE PHOTO/PTI 'Love Jihad': Uttar Pradesh govt passes bill on Unlawful Conversion The Uttar Pradesh government has passed a bill against 'Love Jihad'. The Unlawful Conversion bill has provisions that can land offenders …
  • Amit Shah's impending visit to Manipur and the needed preparedness 25 Nov 2020 02:36 Amit Shah’s impending visit to Manipur and the needed preparedness - Imphal Times Editorial :: November 25 2020 - The Hon’ble Chief Minister of Manipur just a day before his remaining aloof after he was confirmed positive for COVID-19 publicly revealed …
  • When China wanted to make peace with India - analysis 25 Nov 2020 01:45 In April 1960, Zhou Enlai embarked on an ambitious diplomatic mission to India to attempt a resolution. Let us recall the context. The previous year, Sino-Soviet differences had come to the fore, ironically because Moscow publicly broke ranks with Beijing …
  • Why Bhutan's Sakteng wildlife sanctuary is disputed by China 25 Nov 2020 01:17 "It is a way to put pressure on India, not just Bhutan. The Sakteng sanctuary borders India's Arunachal Pradesh, which is also claimed by China. Beijing's view seems to be Sakteng is an extension of Arunachal Pradesh," said Sangeeta …
  • Believe in Solution Based on Mutual Respect – NSCN/GPRN 24 Nov 2020 22:07 1997 Indo-Naga ceasefire for political negotiation was signed with high hope and excitement on the part of the Government of India (GoI) and National Socialist Council of Nagalim (NSCN). Ironically, when it comes to jurisdiction of ceasefire, GoI continues …
  • Wildlife preserve straddling Assam, Bhutan gets tiger conservation award 24 Nov 2020 13:58 The recognition is given to Transboundary Manas Conservation Area for efforts to increase the big cat population A 1,500-sq. km. conservation area straddling the India-Bhutan border has received the TX2 Conservation Excellence Award for 2020. TX2 stands …
  • India successfully test-fires land attack version of BrahMos supersonic cruise missile 24 Nov 2020 13:11 NEW DELHI: India on Tuesday "successfully" test fired the surface-to-surface supersonic cruise missile BrahMos as part of a series of planned trials of the weapon, known for its precision strike capabilities, official sources said. The range of …
  • Interfaith couples uneasy as 'love jihad' storm rages, gathers force 24 Nov 2020 08:44 By PTI NEW DELHI: Crisscrossing lines of religion as they navigated love, societal approval and marriage, interfaith couples have never had it easy but the many hurdles on their road to 'happily ever after' are now increasingly edged with unease  …
  • With 37,975 new COVID cases, India's tally breaches 91 lakh-mark; toll mounts to 1,34,218 24 Nov 2020 08:42 Image Source : PTI Jabalpur: Crowd at Bada Fuhara Market amid rise in the Covid-19 cases, in Jabalpur, Saturday, Nov. 21, 2020. India's COVID-19 caseload has gone past 91 lakh with 37,975 coronavirus infections being reported in a day, while the …
  • How a T-shirt commemorates a landmark battle 24 Nov 2020 08:39 “Yesterday I looked at the weather in Walong and it was -4° Celsius. It was right at this time that they had gone up. They went to war in nothing more than sweaters,” says Rathin Mathur. He speaks of the officers and men of the 6 Kumaon battalion, who …
  • PLA’s new tactic: Military storage bunkers spotted in Chinese village near Doklam 24 Nov 2020 07:04 New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) China’s new villages close to the Line of Actual Control, meant ostensibly for settling civilians from far-flung areas close to the border, are part of strategy to enhance its military infrastructure in the area, top sources said. …
  • IAS officer Brij Mohan Mishra appointed secretary of New Delhi Municipal Council 24 Nov 2020 03:47 By Express News Service NEW DELHI: Brij Mohan Mishra, a 2008-batch IAS officer of AGMUT cadre, assumed charge as secretary of the New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) on Monday. Mishra succeeded Amit Singla who had been transferred as secretary (health & …
  • China, Japan and the RCEP - Part II 24 Nov 2020 03:21 While the countries of the Far East and South East Asia have signed the RCEP, where does Pakistan stand? According to the IMF’s estimates, Nepal and Pakistan will be among the lowest performing countries. Not only Bangladesh but even Bhutan, Maldives, and …
  • PM Modi led 'Trends' across social media, BJP topped engagement in Aug-Oct: Report 23 Nov 2020 17:58 NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi continues to be the most popular politician on the social media in the country as he led the highest number of trends on platforms like Twitter, Google Search and YouTube during August to October period, according to …
  • China Digs its Heels in – in Ladakh and Elsewhere 23 Nov 2020 16:45 AdvertisementIn a sign that China-India tensions across the entire 3488-kilometer Line of Actual Control (LAC) are here to stay despite periodic optimism that a resolution to the Ladakh standoff is imminent, news reports in Indian media in the past few …
  • 'Tough case to handle virtually': New lawyer's practice hit-hard due to COVID-19, lockdown 23 Nov 2020 04:00 Express News Service Mention advocates and the first thing that strikes the common man is top lawyers who charge hefty fees and move around in expensive vehicles. With a similar aspiration, Radhika Giri, 28, had left her home in Assam five years ago to …
  • Solution must not be undone by dissolution 23 Nov 2020 02:49 Solution must not be undone by dissolution - The Sangai Express Editorial :: November 23 2020 - By Naga integration, NSCN-IM and their supporters do not mean socio-cultural integration of Naga people alone but also integration of Naga inhabited areas by …
  • Apatani Model of Combatting Covid-19 23 Nov 2020 00:26 As the entire world looks to escape the fury of Covid-19, the Apatani tribe living in Arunachal Pradesh has shown an effective way of combating the menace. The self-imposed measures adopted by every member of the tribe were so fruitful that between the …
  • Hunger, death, exploitation: The plight of the poor in India in the pandemic 23 Nov 2020 00:18 MUMBAI: For months this year, while Avdhesh Chaudhary was back at home, his family went hungry most of the time, surviving on whatever they could lay their hands on. “We ate only one meal a day. If we ate in the morning, then we wouldn’t eat at night. Or …
  • Arunachal CM pushes for highway along Tibet border 22 Nov 2020 22:35 Wary of China blocking global funds for Arunachal Pradesh, Mr. Khandu wants road, rail projects along the border fast-tracked. Given Beijing’s claim over it, Arunachal Pradesh has been wary of increased activities by the People’s Liberation Army across the …
  • Is India facing a two-front threat? 22 Nov 2020 20:42 While the India-China stand-off continues in eastern Ladakh, the Line of Control (LoC) is yet again on the boil. Lieutenant General D.S. Hooda and Harsh Pant discuss whether India faces the prospect of a two-front war, in a conversation moderated by …
  • Himanta Biswa Sarma: NRC, CAA no longer the discourse… Issue now is conflict of cultures, this claim of Miya identity 22 Nov 2020 20:02 Himanta Biswa SarmaSarma says the Bihar poll results will have a positive impact for BJP in both West Bengal and Assam, argues that his problem is not with Assamese Muslims but the ‘threat’ to composite Assamese culture, remains hopeful of Naga peace talks …
  • Myanmar could reconsider its China policy to reduce Beijing's influence 22 Nov 2020 18:42 India's eastern neighbour Myanmar, close on heels of election results that returned Suu Kyi's party to power yet again, may rethink its China policy to reduce Beijing's influence in the country. The government following its reelection has …
  • Understanding the Chinese game-plan for disengagement at the LAC: India should pursue the policy of ‘distrust and verify’ 22 Nov 2020 16:23 While the talks are going on for resolving the standoff at the LAC and the final results are awaited, some media reports suggest that the proposal includes three steps. In the first step, there would be withdrawal of tanks and heavy equipment from the …
  • GPRN/NSCN never wavers from the idea of Naga reconciliation – Neokpao 22 Nov 2020 13:10 Zutovi Swu speaking at the GPRN/NSCN 13th Unification Day celebration at Khehoi designated camp on November 22. Dimapur, Nov. 22 (EMN): GPRN/NSCN president Gen. (Retd.) MB Neokpao Konyak has appreciated all Naga comrades who have sacrificed their …
  • With 45,209 new Covid cases, tally inches close to 91L-mark; death toll mounts to 1,32,726 22 Nov 2020 12:29 Image Source : PTI Crowd at Chandpole Bazar amid rise in the Covid-19 cases, in Jaipur, Saturday India's COVID-19 caseload inches closer to 91 lakh on Sunday as the country recorded 45,209 fresh coronavirus cases and 501 deaths in a day, according to …
  • Indian Army Flags Off River Rafting Expedition in Arunachal 22 Nov 2020 10:55 Joint ARMY-NIMAS (National Institute of Mountaineering and Allied Sports) river rafting exploration expedition was flagged off today from Pachi in the East Kameng district of Arunachal Pradesh. This epic expedition will attempt to cover all Seven Rivers of …
  • China rapidly upgrades, installs radars along LAC with India 22 Nov 2020 01:40 New Delhi, Nov. 21 (IANS): China is upgrading and installing radars swiftly along the 3,488-km Line of Actual Control (LAC) even as it is engaged in talks with India to resolve the border dispute. India and China are engaged in an eight-month standoff at …
  • Explained: Why has Tamil Nadu banned online games? 21 Nov 2020 11:49 Written by Aashish Aryan , Edited by Explained Desk | New Delhi | Updated: November 21, 2020 4:12:18 pm In the ordinance banning the game, TN governor said that due to online gaming, innocent people mainly youngsters are being cheated and some people have …
  • Explained: Mystery of Meghalaya’s glowing mushrooms 21 Nov 2020 11:43 Written by Tora Agarwala , Edited by Explained Desk | Updated: November 21, 2020 2:07:10 pm The new species — named Roridomyces phyllostachydis — was first sighted on a wet August night near a stream in Meghalaya’s Mawlynnong in East Khasi Hills district …
  • Indian Medical Association’s Arunachal Unit to Oganise Plasma Donation Drive 21 Nov 2020 08:52 The Indian Medical Association Arunachal Pradesh Unit (IMA-AP) announced to organize plasma donation drive from 23 to 28 November at Tomo Riba Institute of Health and Medical Science (TRIHMS), Naharlagun. This drive is being conducted to meet the shortage …
  • MHA gives ₹12,434.90 crore for 32 roads on India-China border 21 Nov 2020 07:47 New Delhi: The Ministry of Home Affairs has allocated ₹12,434.90 crore for expediting construction of 32 roads on India-China border under Phase-2. The proposal, an official said, was stepped up in the wake of the standoff with China in eastern Ladakh. …
  • Coronavirus India Live Updates: After Ahmedabad, night curfew in Surat, Vadodara, Rajkot from today 21 Nov 2020 06:21 Arunachal Pradesh reports more COVID-19 recoveries than fresh cases for 7th consecutive day Arunachal Pradesh for the seventh consecutive day reported more COVID-19 recoveries than fresh cases as 70 patients were cured of the disease while 25 new …
  • China is fortifying defenses across all Ladakh border: Hindustan Times 21 Nov 2020 04:27 Contrary to media reports, the Peoples Liberation Army is not moving back from Finger 4 on the north bank of Pangong Tso in disputed Galwan Valley and the PLA is widening and carpeting a road between Finger 6 and Finger 8 to enable faster deployment of …
  • Reiterate demand to rollback PDA Govt decision to hike tax on Petrol 21 Nov 2020 03:02 Reiterate demand to rollback PDA Govt decision to hike tax on Petrol Kohima, 20th November 2020 PRESS REJOINDER The Naga People's Front is mystified that the NDPP deems the cost of petrol and diesel as ' Non-issues ' in its press statement …
  • UP set to bring ordinance to check forced conversion 20 Nov 2020 23:47 Lucknow: The Yogi Adityanath government is set to bring an ordinance to check forced religious conversion even as several other BJP-governed states work on laws to check "love jihad". "The draft of the ordinance is almost ready and the chief …
  • US Consulate in Kolkata launches project for NE women entrepreneurs 20 Nov 2020 18:08 The US Consulate General in Kolkata under the White House-led “Academy for Women Entrepreneurs” (AWE) project brings together 150 women entrepreneurs and early-stage business owners from five northeastern states of India and to boost their startups. In …
  • Active COVID-19 cases rise first time after 55 days, tally above 90 lakh-mark 20 Nov 2020 09:20 Image Source : PTI Crowd at Ramganj Bazar, amid COVID-19 pandemic, in Jaipur India’s total coronavirus cases on Friday mounted surged past 90,04,366 lakh with 45,882  fresh infections being reported in a day, while the death toll climbed to 1,32,162 with …
  • China enters Bhutan; village built only 9 kilometres from Dhoklam site [Other instances here] 20 Nov 2020 08:56 Army's new heated accommodation for bravehearts in forward areas of Ladakh Launching another diplomatic attack on India just a few months post the Galwan incursions, the Chinese government for the first time publicly put on record that it has a …
  • Land Commission essential before 6th Schedule extension :: LB Singh 20 Nov 2020 02:14 Land Commission Critically Essential before the Extension of Sixth Schedule L B Singh * The ethnic conflicts among the Meiteis, Nagas and Kukis mainly stemmed from the land and identity issues. In most of the states in India, the people from the majority …
  • Center failing to see development, losing track on Naga Peace Process 20 Nov 2020 02:14 Center failing to see development, losing track on Naga Peace Process - Imphal Times Editorial :: November 20 2020 - Soon after the signing of the Framework Agreement (FA) with the NSCN (IM), Interlocutor RN Ravi, held a series of consultative meetings …
  • Covid-19 Has Diverted Scientific Attention From Killer Diseases Like TB: Vardhan 19 Nov 2020 17:13 Health minister highlighted India's "TB Harega, Desh Jeetega" campaign that targets to achieve the goal target related to TB by 2025 Covid-19 has derailed the painstaking efforts of decades and diverted scientific attention from killer …
  • 'China sustains border disputes to win concessions from neighbours' 19 Nov 2020 13:42 While recalling the 1962 India-China war and recent cash in Ladakh region, Lintner, in an opinion piece for Asia Times, questions "whether China is really looking for a solution to that long-standing and often bitter border dispute, or if maintaining …
  • India records 45,576 new COVID-19 cases, 585 deaths in a day; recovery rate at 93.58% 19 Nov 2020 09:47 Image Source : PTI India records 45,576 new COVID-19 cases, 585 deaths in a day; recovery rate at 93.58% India on Thursday recorded as many as 45,576 new coronavirus infections and 585 deaths, pushing country's COVID-19 caseload to 89.5 lakh, according …
  • Road Ashram, a 25,000-km journey, to document the humanitarian crisis brought about by the pandemic 19 Nov 2020 06:06 Neha Chaturvedi, Ahmer Siddiqui and Siddhartha Dutta are on a 25,000-kilometre road trip, in their custom-modified car that doubles up as a home and studio. They began their journey in New Delhi on October 4 and drove along India’s borders to document the …
  • 3rd Northeast India Indigenous Women Peace Congregation 19 Nov 2020 02:31 Historic Third Northeast India Indigenous Women Peace Congregation Date : 19th November 2020 Date : Thursday, 19 November 2020 Time : 4.30 pm-5.30 pm Indian Standard Time Venue : Via Zoom Link here https://harvard.zoom.us/j/93393979904?pwd= …
  • With 38,616 new cases, 474 deaths, India's Covid tally tops 89 lakh; active cases below 4.5 lakh 18 Nov 2020 12:33 Image Source : PTI Shoppers visit a crowded Baratooti Bazar during 'Dhanteras' festival on the eve of 'Diwali', amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic in New Delhi. India on Wednesday recorded as many as 38,616 new coronavirus infections, …
  • Telangana opts for Option 1 to meet GST shortfall, joins 22 other states 18 Nov 2020 05:30 The Union Ministry of Finance informed that Telangana has opted for Option-1 suggested by the Ministry to meet the shortfall in revenue arising out of GST implementation. Telangana has now joined 22 other States and three Union Territories (Delhi, Jammu- …
  • China to Build New Railway Link to Tibet as India Watches Apprehensively 17 Nov 2020 20:15 AdvertisementChina is set to begin construction of a strategic railway line linking Ya’an in Sichuan with Nyingchi in the Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR). Part of a larger rail project to link Chengdu, the capital of Sichuan, with Lhasa, the capital of Tibet …
  • Telangana decides to go for Option 1 to meet GST Compensation shortfall 17 Nov 2020 16:54 Telangana has joined 22 States and 3 Union Territories to go by ‘Option 1’ for meeting GST compensation shortfall. Only West Bengal, Punjab, Chattisgarh, Jharkhand and Kerala are yet to send their acceptance formally. With this, Telangana will get ₹2,380 …
  • Telangana accepts Centre's borrowing option to meet GST shortfall 17 Nov 2020 14:21 Telangana has accepted Centre's borrowing proposal to meet GST revenue shortfall and will get Rs 2,380 crore through the special window. "The Government of Telangana has communicated its acceptance for Option-1 out of the two options suggested by …
  • Digital divide between 'have devices' and 'have not' deepens - and so does student despair 17 Nov 2020 10:50 New Delhi: One smartphone, three siblings equals zero online classes. The stark equation by Mohit Ahirwar, the son of a labourer, explains not just his own learning predicament but that of millions of students on the other side of the digital divide. The …
  • Develop independent data management, monetisation mechanism for oil and gas sector: Pradhan 17 Nov 2020 10:26 There should be an institution that develops a monetising mechanism for oil and gas sector data, according to Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan. He was speaking at the contract signing ceremony for blocks awarded in the fifth Open …
  • India and Neighbors  17 Nov 2020 10:18 by Anisur Rahman*   17 November 2020 A country´s overall relations with its neighbors indicate her image in the regional and international scene. It depicts its diplomatic portrait. India is not an exception. And India´s relevance comes here because of her …
  • India records 30,548 new COVID-19 cases in 24 hours, lowest in 4 months; tally nears 89 lakh 17 Nov 2020 09:42 Image Source : PTI Shoppers visit a crowded Chandni Chowk market during 'Dhanteras' on the eve of 'Diwali' and Kali Puja, amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, in Kolkata. India on Tuesday saw a single-day hike of 29,164 new infections, …
  • Malkangiri women set up roadside library for kids 17 Nov 2020 07:54 The library, inspired by a similar one in Arunachal Pradesh, was inaugurated on DiwaliBHUBANESWAR: A group of 20-odd tribal women in Malkangiri district have taken it upon themselves to inculcate a reading habit among youngsters, who they feel spend more …
  • Telangana has only 924 females per 1,000 males 17 Nov 2020 05:22 By Express News Service HYDERABAD: Telangana has one of the lowest sex ratios in the country, with 924 females per 1,000 males, as per the ‘Annual Report on Vital Statistics of India’ for the year 2018, released recently by Census India. The sex ratio data …
  • Arunachal Pradesh has the best sex ratio in India: Report 17 Nov 2020 04:05 GUWAHATI: With 1,084 females born per thousand males, Arunachal Pradesh recorded the best sex ratio in the country, followed by Nagaland at 965 females and Mizoram at 964. The three northeastern states top the 2018 report on “Vital statistics of India …
  • 'Roll back tax levied on petroleum' 17 Nov 2020 01:48 'Roll back tax levied on petroleum' : NPF Kohima, 16th November 2020 The Naga People’s Front strongly rejected the Chief Minister, Neiphiu Rio recent statement in the media that the opposition party voicing for the extra tax levied on petroleum …
  • History Lesson For KSA — UNTABA 16 Nov 2020 23:38 UNTABA on ‘Economic blockade of Nagaland’ In light of the Karbi Students’ Association (KSA) making noise against the Naga people and the unfortunate episode of their so-called ‘Economic blockade of Nagaland,’ perhaps it has become pertinent to impart some …
  • Khandu extends greetings on National Press Day 16 Nov 2020 05:25 Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu today extended his best wishes and greetings to the press fraternity of Arunachal Pradesh on the occasion of National Press Day (NPD) observed every year on November 16. The Press Council of India (PCI), a …
  • Arunachal opposition parties, students oppose local body elections amid COVID-19 15 Nov 2020 13:53 Express News Service GUWAHATI: The Arunachal Pradesh State Election Commission’s decision to hold elections to local bodies on December 22 has met with opposition. Opposition parties, including the Congress, and the All Arunachal Pradesh Students’ Union ( …
  • Arunachal Pradesh reports more COVID-19 recoveries than fresh cases 15 Nov 2020 07:53 By PTI ITANAGAR: Arunachal Pradesh reported more COVID-19 recoveries than fresh cases in a single-day as 102 people were cured of the disease while 34 new infections pushed the tally to 15,792, a health department official said on Sunday. Altogether 102 …
  • Arunachal Pradesh perceives economic revival through its core strength-‘Tourism’ 15 Nov 2020 06:12 With the tourism season back, the Arunachal government sees it as an opportunity to get the economy of the state rolling and boost earning of the people in the state- including those living in the rural areas in the state. Northeast Today writes While the …
  • Blazing Sword Division celebrates Children’s Day in Arunachal Pradesh 14 Nov 2020 19:27 NET News Desk The troops of Blazing Sword Division celebrated Children’s Day in Mago-Chuna Sector and its nearby settlements in the East Kameng District of Arunachal Pradesh. The army organised a Children’s Day function at forward locations of Mago Chuna …