• India: India: Assam Floods and Landslides - Information Bulletin No. 1 20 Jul 2019 17:48 The situation Flooding and landslides caused by the overflowing of Brahmaputra River (which flows from the Himalayas) bursting its riverbanks have affected 4.3 million people in the state of Assam. 120 deaths have been reported as of date. Tens of …
  • 12 Rohingya refugees stay put at Indo-Bangladesh border in Tripura 20 Jul 2019 13:16 Agartala, July 20 (IANS) At least 12 Rohingya Muslim refugees, including five children and two women, who tried to enter India from Bangladesh, have refused to leave the Zero Line along the India-Bangladesh border in Tripura for the past three days, Border …
  • Over 7,000 Students Protest Mizoram Govt’s Inaction in Sorting Out Boundary Issue with Assam, Burn Map of State 20 Jul 2019 07:58 NET Bureau More than 7,000 students from 20 colleges and institutions held a rally in the state capital of Aizawl on Friday protesting against the state government’s inaction on the Assam border issue with Assam. The agitation was spearheaded by the state’ …
  • Students protest against Govt’s inaction on boundary dispute 20 Jul 2019 06:38 NET Bureau A large number of students on Friday took to the streets in Aizawl in protest against the Mizoram government’s “inaction” to resolve the long-pending inter-state boundary dispute with neighboring Assam. The students also demanded the state …
  • NPMHR says outcome of Naga peace talks could define the NE 20 Jul 2019 06:34 Facebook Twitter LinkedIn WhatsApp DIMAPUR, JULY 19 (MExN): Political and armed groups/organizations in the North East are watching the pace of things with which things are playing out in the Naga peace talks. This was stated by Neingulo Krome, …
  • Demand for NRC in Mizoram too 20 Jul 2019 04:58 Aizawl, July 20 (IANS) Except the Congress, all the local parties in Mizoram are demanding introduction of National Register of Citizens (NRC) in the Christian-dominated state which shares border with Bangladesh and Myanmar. The ruling Mizo National Front …
  • 12th Session of the Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, “Naga Peace Process and Other Peace Process in North East India” 20 Jul 2019 00:55 Rights of Indigenous Peoples on Recognition, Reparations and Reconciliation “Whether heaven falls and the rivers run red with blood, I will not allow Nagas to be independent” said the First Prime Minister of India, Mr. Jawaharlal Nehru in the Indian …
  • SC seeks attorney general’s assistance in PIL seeking minority be defined on state-wise data 19 Jul 2019 09:14 Supreme Court reserves order on the plea of Karnataka rebel MLAs The Supreme Court Friday sought assistance of Attorney General K K Venugopal in dealing with a plea seeking that minority communities be defined on the basis of state-wise population data …
  • Amit Shah to chair North Eastern Council meet on August 3-4 19 Jul 2019 02:49 The NEC is the main advisory body which coordinates with the Centre and other states in the region on issues of development and security. New Delhi: Union home minister Amit Shah will chair a meeting of the North Eastern Council (NEC) in Guwahati on August …
  • Manipur, Assam, Mizoram thrash their opponents on Day 2 18 Jul 2019 23:43 A match in progress on the second day of the ongoing North Eastern Girls (U-19) Football Tournament at the KASA Stadium in Diphu. First North Eastern Girls (U-19) Football Tournament Dimapur, July 18 (EMN): It was raining goals on the second day of the …
  • Amit Shah to chair NEC meet on August 3-4 18 Jul 2019 20:33 New Delhi: Union home minister Amit Shah will chair a meeting of the North Eastern Council (NEC) in Guwahati on August 3-4 during which he will hold discussions with the governors and chief ministers of the eight states in the NorthEast on a wide range of …
  • Cricket fraternity appeal citizens to contribute for Assam flood relief 18 Jul 2019 12:08 An Indian one-horned rhinoceros wades through floodwaters at Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary, in Morigaon. (PTI Photo) With Assam, Bihar and other NorthEast states facing one of the worst spells of floods in recent times, several cricketers took to Twitter and …
  • Nagaland receives Rs 33.96 crore for BADP in 2018-19 18 Jul 2019 11:54 New Delhi, July 2 (MExN): The State of Nagaland received a total of Rs 33.96 crore, as a part of Border Area Development Programme (BADP), the Lok Sabha was informed today. According to figure given by Minister of State for Home Affairs, Nityanand Rai in a …
  • Govt disburses Rs 20,431 cr for BharatNet project 18 Jul 2019 10:55 New Delhi, Jul 18 () The government has allocated and disbursed Rs 20,431 crore for the BharatNet project till date to connect all 2.5 lakh village panchayats with high-speed broadband network, Parliament was informed Thursday. "A lump sum of Rs 20, …
  • Vehicle registrations in West Bengal take massive hit: UP stable, Arunachal posts highest growth 18 Jul 2019 09:54 According to the data released by FADA (Federation of Automobile Dealer Association), the first quarter of the financial year 2019-20 ended on a negative note as the total vehicle registrations during the period saw a 6 per cent year-on-year decrease …
  • India: India - Monsoon rains update (IMD, NDMA, Save the Children, ACAPS, NOAA, Reliefweb, media) (ECHO Daily Flash of 18 July 2019) 18 Jul 2019 09:50 The ongoing monsoon continues to result in fatalities and damage notably in Assam, Bihar, Tripura, Mizoram and Maharashtra. As of 18 July, the number dead in Assam has increased from 17 to 30, 33 have died in Bihar, 14 in Uttar Pradesh and 2 in Tripura. 14 …
  • 1705 vacant positions in NE Universities; 64 in Nagaland 18 Jul 2019 06:55 Morung Express News Dimapur | July 17 A total of 1705 teaching positions in different categories are lying vacant across the universities in North East, informed a reply to an ‘Unstarred Question’ in Lok Sabha. The ‘Sanctioned Strength’ (SS) in …
  • Why children of farmers in India are less likely to take up farming 18 Jul 2019 02:45 Although income mobility improved country-wide in the seven years to 2012, the progress was unequal between states, while the likelihood of children pursuing the same occupation as their fathers declined for those employed in the low productivity …
  • India aims to expel all illegal migrants, Home Minister Amit Shah says 17 Jul 2019 23:40 An exercise to identify alien immigrants from Muslim-majority Bangladesh has been going on in the northeastern state of Assam for years, but Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Hindu nationalist-led government has taken it up in earnest. The campaign was a …
  • Prof Mukhi, Acharya grace seminar at SJC 17 Jul 2019 19:33 Governor of Nagaland and Manipur PB Acharya speaking at a seminar held at SJC (Autonomous) Jakhama on July 17. Kohima, July 17 (MExN): A seminar on “Natural resources, skill manpower and development of North East” took place today at St Joseph’s College ( …
  • Flood death toll rises to 97 in Assam, Bihar; 3 killed in UP in rain-related incident 17 Jul 2019 18:58 New Delhi: There was no let-up in the flood situation in Assam and Bihar on Wednesday, with the deluge claiming 44 more lives in the two states. In the north, three children of a family were killed and three other members seriously injured when the roof of …
  • India aims to expel all illegal migrants, interior minister says 17 Jul 2019 13:58 NEW DELHI: India will identify and deport illegal immigrants from across the country, the interior minister said on Wednesday (Jul 17), stepping up a campaign that critics say could stoke religious tension and further alienate minority Muslims. An exercise …
  • Floodwaters recede in Kaziranga, but leave 4 rhinos dead 17 Jul 2019 08:40 The floodwater level in Kaziranga National Park (KNP) fell by 50 cm during the last 24 hours but not before killing two more one-horned rhinos. Two other rhinos and an elephant had drowned by July 16 morning. KNP officials said 95% of the park had been …
  • Former CM Lal Thanhawla to continue as Mizoram Congress chief 17 Jul 2019 07:42 By PTI AIZAWL: Former Mizoram chief minister Lal Thanhawla would continue as the president of the Mizoram Pradesh Congress Committee (MPCC) with no other candidate filing nomination paper for the post till Tuesday, party sources said. The MPCC elections …
  • Narender Gahlot becomes India’s second youngest goalscorer 17 Jul 2019 07:14 Ahmedabad: the 18-year-old Narender Gahlot on Tuesday became the second youngest player to score an international goal for the Indian football team. Gahlot achieved the feat during the team’s match against Syria in the Intercontinental Cup at the EKR Arena …
  • Arunachal gets new CS and DGP 17 Jul 2019 06:59 NET Bureau 1987 batch IAS officer Naresh Kumar will be the new chief secretary (CS) of Arunachal Pradesh. He is currently the chairman of the New Delhi Municipal Council. Kumar replaces incumbent Satya Gopal, who has been transferred to Delhi. Director …
  • Rs 1,400 cr tourism projects approved for NE in 5 years 17 Jul 2019 06:59 NET Bureau The Union Tourism Ministry had sanctioned Rs 1,400 crore projects in the eight northeastern states under the Swadesh Darshan scheme in the past five years, said Pratima Bhowmik, a Tripura MP, on Tuesday quoting Union Tourism Minister Prahlad …
  • Narender Gehlot becomes 2nd youngest goalscorer for India 17 Jul 2019 04:45 Ahmedabad, July 17 (IANS) Eighteen-year-old Narender Gehlot has become the second youngest international goalscorer in Indian football. At just 18 years and 83 days, Narender achieved the feat during India’s last league game against Syria in the …
  • Two wheeler sales registered in Indian states compared – June 2019 17 Jul 2019 02:11 Hero Splendor was the best selling motorcycle, while Activa was best selling scooter for the month.Two-wheeler segment continues to witness strong headwinds, as vehicle registration data released by FADA (Federation of Automobile Dealers Associations) …
  • Death toll mounts to 55 as Assam, Bihar remain gripped with flood fury; red alert sounded in Kerala 17 Jul 2019 01:44 Image Source : PTI Death toll mounts to 55 as Assam, Bihar remain gripped with flood fury; red alert sounded in Kerala The flood fury continued in Bihar and Assam Tuesday with the death toll in the region mounting to 55, even as a red alert was sounded in …
  • United Nations: Manipur Experience #3 :: Babloo Loitongbam 17 Jul 2019 01:24 United Nations Human Rights : The Manipur Experience - Part 3 - Babloo Loitongbam * (This write up is the speech delivered by Babloo Loitongbam at the 14th Arambam Somorendra Memorial Lecture organised by The Aramam Somorendra Trust held at Lamyanba …
  • DGPs of Arunachal, Mizoram, Puducherry transferred; NDMC chairman shifted 16 Jul 2019 23:15 Image Source : PTI Union Minister for Home Affairs Amit Shah The police chiefs of Arunachal Pradesh, Mizoram and Puducherry and the chief secretary of Arunachal Pradesh were transferred as the Union Home Ministry effected a reshuffle among top IPS and IAS …
  • Intercontinental Cup 2019: Narender Gahlot becomes India's second youngest goalscorer 16 Jul 2019 17:25 The youngster bagged his first international goal against Syria at just 18 years and 83 days of age.... 18-year-old Narender Gahlot became the second-youngest India international to score a goal for the national team after he headed home Anirudh Thapa’s …
  • Rahul Gandhi appeals to Cong workers to help in relief ops in flood-affected areas 16 Jul 2019 14:26 Rahul Gandhi said in a tweet, “Life has been badly affected. I appeal to Congress workers in all these states to help out in the relief and rescue work for the common people.” Congress leader Rahul Gandhi Tuesday appealed to party workers in flood-hit …
  • Assam floods: Centre releases Rs 250 crore aid as death toll touches 15 16 Jul 2019 14:26 Nearly 3.5 lakh people have been reeling under the impact of the flood in Barpeta district, which is the worst-affected in the state, closely followed by Dhemaji where 1.2 lakh people have been hit. (AP) With the flood situation in Assam deteriorating …
  • Leased Assam elephant dies in Mizoram, locals feast on its meat 16 Jul 2019 10:47 NET Bureau An elephant, taken on lease from Assam in 2009, died in Mizoram a few days ago and villagers nearby reportedly cut its body and ate its meat. The office of the conservator of forests in southern Assam’s Silchar had issued the certificate for …
  • Rahul Gandhi urges Congress workers to help flood victims 16 Jul 2019 09:23 Image Source : PTI Rahul Gandhi Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday raised concern over the flood situations in several states and asked his party workers to help people in those areas. असम, बिहार, उतर प्रदेश, त्रिपुरा और मिजोरम में बाढ़ से हालात …
  • Rahul asks Congress workers to take up relief ops in flood-affected states 16 Jul 2019 08:08 In the last several days, torrential rains have wreaked havoc across the country particularly in the eastern and north-eastern parts. New Delhi: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday appealed to his party workers to immediately take up relief operations …
  • Assam floods: Death toll rises to 15, over 42 lakh people affected 16 Jul 2019 05:23 Over 83,000 people uprooted by floods have been forced to take shelter in 494 relief camps. Assam: The flood situation in Assam and several other states of the Northeast continued to remain grim on Monday. The second wave of floods raised the total number …
  • Delhi, Haryana likely to receive heavy rainfall today 16 Jul 2019 05:10 New Delhi : The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Tuesday predicted heavy rainfall in Haryana, Chandigarh, Delhi and Punjab. Apart from these states, Jammu and Kashmir, Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram, Tripura, Assam, …
  • Floods in Bihar, Northeast kill 44; nearly 70 lakh affected 16 Jul 2019 05:02 Patna: The flood situation remained grim in parts of northeast and Bihar as the death toll mounted to 44 on Monday, with nearly 70 lakh people affected, even as North India witnessed widespread rainfall.The national capital's long wait for monsoon …
  • India: Humanitarian Snapshot Report 18: Heavy rainfall, landslide and flood situation in India (15 June 2019) 16 Jul 2019 02:03 A. Situation in India Incessant rains, landslide and flood have affected the entire Eastern and North-eastern India. Over forty three lakh people have been affected in Assam and north-eastern states triggered by several landslides, throwing normal life out …
  • Centre set to roll out rotavirus vaccination drive in all states by September this year 15 Jul 2019 23:09 As part of the exercise, all 2.6 crore children born in India annually will be eligible to receive free of cost the vaccine that will protect them from diarrhoea. The Centre is set to roll out rotavirus vaccine in the universal immunisation programme …
  • Floods leave a trail of destruction in Assam; over 26 lakh people evacuated 15 Jul 2019 12:04 Image Source : AP Villagers cross floodwaters on country boats in Ashighar village, Morigaon district, in the northeastern Indian state of Assam. Rain-triggered floods and mudslides have left a trail of destruction across northeastern India, killing at …
  • Assam floods: 95% of Kaziranga National Park submerged, NH-37 also affected 15 Jul 2019 12:03 Image Source : PTI Seventy per cent of the Kaziranga National Park and its 95 camps have been submerged in water owing to the devastating floods in Assam. To this end, forest officers have been asked to remain on duty and their leaves stand cancelled. …
  • More deaths in monsoon-hit Nepal due to flooding, landslides - Aljazeera.com 15 Jul 2019 11:10 Flooding and landslides triggered by heavy rainfall have killed at least 50 people in Nepal in the past few days, according to officials, with more deaths reported across the Himalayan border in India. Over the past week, rains have hit 30 of Nepal's …
  • Monsoon floods kill 51 people, 4.5m affected in India – Official 15 Jul 2019 09:01 Indian Monsoon Flood Officials on Monday said that monsoon floods in India’s northern and eastern states have worsened, affecting about 4.5 million residents and leaving thousands homeless. According to the officials, 51 people have been killed in rain- …
  • Floods Affect 15,000 In Tripura, Mizoram, Train Services Hit 15 Jul 2019 07:00 NET Bureau Mizoram due to flooding of low lying areas and villages by rain, officials said on Sunday. Train services between Tripura, Mizoram and the rest of the country have been affected due to rain and landslides. Bodies of three people, drowned in …
  • Northeast telecom delay concerns Prime Minister's Office 15 Jul 2019 06:54 NEW DELHI: The Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) has expressed concern over delay in implementation of critical telecom infrastructure work in the northeast, and has given instructions to hasten projects that are estimated to cost upwards of Rs 5,300 crore. …
  • At least 47 killed in S Asia floods triggered by rain 14 Jul 2019 17:12 Flooding and landslides triggered by heavy rainfall have killed at least 47 people in Nepal in the past few days, with more deaths reported across the Himalayan border in India, officials said yesterday. At least 29 people were missing in Nepal, either …
  • At least 50 people dead and 1 million affected by floods in south Asia 14 Jul 2019 16:45 Dozens of people have died in Nepal and a million have been affected in north-east India following heavy rains that triggered landslides and flooding across parts of south Asia. More than 50 people have been confirmed dead and 30 more remain missing in …
  • At least 76 dead from flooding in India, Nepal and Bangladesh 14 Jul 2019 14:12 Binaj Gurubacharya, The Associated Press Published Sunday, July 14, 2019 9:02AM EDT KATHMANDU, Nepal -- Flooding and landslides triggered by heavy rainfall have killed at least 50 people in Nepal in the past few days, with more deaths reported across the …
  • Deaths, displacement as heavy rain and floods hit northeast India 14 Jul 2019 14:10 Rain-triggered floods and mudslides in India’s northeast have killed over a dozen people and displaced more than a million from their homes, with officials warning the situation could worsen in the coming days. Heavy monsoon rains in Assam state killed at …
  • Floods, Landslides Leave Dozens Dead Across Nepal And India 14 Jul 2019 12:03 KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Flooding and landslides triggered by heavy rainfall have killed at least 45 people in Nepal in the past few days, with more deaths reported across the Himalayan border in India, officials said Sunday. At least 31 others are missing …
  • Dozens Dead, Missing as Monsoon Floods, Landslides Hit Nepal, India 14 Jul 2019 11:51 TEHRAN (FNA)- Flooding and landslides triggered by heavy rainfall have killed at least 45 people in Nepal in the past few days, with more deaths reported across the Himalayan border in India, officials said on Sunday. At least 31 others are missing in …
  • Heavy rain leaves scores dead in Nepal, India, Bangladesh 14 Jul 2019 10:45 KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Flooding and landslides triggered by heavy rainfall have killed at least 50 people in Nepal in the past few days, with more deaths reported across the border in India and Bangladesh, officials said Sunday. At least 30 other people …
  • Floods leave at least 43... 14 Jul 2019 09:54 Rain-triggered floods and mudslides have left a trail of destruction in other parts of South Asia.  Flooding and landslides triggered by heavy rainfall have killed at least 43 people in Nepal in the past few days, with more deaths reported across the …
  • Floods leave at least 43 people dead across Nepal,... 14 Jul 2019 07:45 Rain-triggered floods and mudslides have left a trail of destruction in other parts of South Asia.  Flooding and landslides triggered by heavy rainfall have killed at least 43 people in Nepal in the past few days, with more deaths reported across the …
  • India witnesses ‘alarming rise’ in child rape incidents 13 Jul 2019 22:27 Eastern Mirror Desk Dimapur, July 13: The Kathua rape and murder case may have triggered a massive nation-wide outrage and forced the lawmakers of the country to push for amendment of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act, 2012 to …
  • At least 12 killed as floods ravage northeastern India 13 Jul 2019 14:29 Assam's State Disaster Response Authority said nearly 900,000 people spread have had their homes submerged. Rain-triggered floods and mudslides have left a trail of destruction across northeastern India, killing at least a dozen people and affecting …
  • Floods ravage northeastern India, killing at least 12 13 Jul 2019 13:33 GAUHATI, India (AP) — Rain-triggered floods and mudslides have left a trail of destruction across northeastern India, killing at least a dozen people and affecting over a million, officials said Saturday. Two schoolchildren were killed and several others …
  • India: India - Floods in Assam State UPDATE (ECHO Daily Flash of 13 July 2019) 13 Jul 2019 10:02 Six people have died due the floods in Assam and two in Mizoram State. In Assam, monsoon flood has inundated at least 21 of the 27 districts affecting over 800,000 people. The Brahmaputra river - one of the largest rivers in the world and five other rivers …
  • Heavy rains trigger floods, landslides in Northeast; 10 dead, over 8 lakh affected 13 Jul 2019 07:33 The floods, caused by the overflowing Brahamaputra River and its tributaries, have thrown normal life out of gear.Twitter/Doordarshan At least 10 people were killed and over 8 lakh affected by flood-related incidents, caused by the overflowing …
  • 2 dead in Mizoram flood 13 Jul 2019 06:57 NET Bureau Two men have drowned and 390 houses submerged in floods triggered by incessant rain across Mizoram, officials said Friday. A 53-year-old man drowned in the Tlawng river near Aizawl when a bamboo raft he was rowing with two friends capsized on …
  • 15 dead, 133 buildings collapse as rainfall wreaks havoc in UP 13 Jul 2019 00:27 Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India], July 13 (ANI): As many as 15 people have lost their lives after 14 districts in Uttar Pradesh witnessed torrential rainfall and thunderstorm in the past three days. According to official data, fifteen people died, 23 …
  • Congress tries to keep its flock together in MP; BJP leaders predict 'weather change' 12 Jul 2019 13:11 Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh) [India], July 12 (ANI): Alarmed over political developments first in Karnataka and then in Goa, the ruling Congress party in the state is making all efforts to keep its flock together. A dinner was organised at the official …
  • Uttarakhand to host first-ever Himalayan states' conclave on July 28 12 Jul 2019 13:11 Mussoorie (Uttarakhand) [India], July 12 (ANI): Uttarakhand will host the first-ever Himalayan states' conclave here on July 28 where the prime focus will be on sustainable development. The conclave will host the Chief Ministers of the Himalayan states …
  • Uttarakhand to host first-ever Himalayan states' conclave on July 28 12 Jul 2019 13:11 Mussoorie (Uttarakhand) [India], July 12 (ANI): Uttarakhand will host the first-ever Himalayan states' conclave here on July 28 where the prime focus will be on sustainable development. The conclave will host the Chief Ministers of the Himalayan states …
  • No Rain Likely In Delhi-NCR Before July 15: Report 12 Jul 2019 12:30 According to IMD, light rainfall is expected in Delhi-NCR on the night of July 15. (File) New Delhi: Despite the cloud cover over Delhi-NCR, the much awaited monsoon rains are unlikely for at least another three days. The dry spell is likely to continue …
  • Mizoram: Dozens of homes evacuated amidst flood like situation in Tibung 12 Jul 2019 09:23 Tlabung town (Mizoram) [India], July 12 (ANI): At least 40 homes were evacuated amidst flood like situation in Tlabung town of Mizoram. The region is receiving heavy rainfall from the past couple of days with minimum and maximum temperatures hovering …
  • No rains likely in Delhi-NCR before July 15 12 Jul 2019 08:35 New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) Despite the cloud cover over Delhi-NCR, the much awaited monsoon rains are unlikely for at least another three days. The dry spell is likely to continue without any significant precipitation in the region, the India Meteorological …
  • Hilly North-East to rely on Rain Water Harvesting :: Kamal Baruah 12 Jul 2019 05:48 Hilly North-East to rely on Rain Water Harvesting Kamal Baruah * We were sipping summer drinks to quench our thirst at City Center. It was sheer joie de vivre but a message from WhatsApp shattered in a jiffy. A child drinks surface water contaminated with …
  • IMD predicts heavy rainfall in Sikkim, Assam and Bihar today 12 Jul 2019 05:34 New Delhi [India], July 12 (ANI): The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) on Friday predicted that places such as sub-Himalayan West Bengal, Sikkim, Assam, Meghalaya and Bihar are likely to receive heavy rainfall on Friday. "Heavy to very heavy …
  • Tripura, Mizoram gear up to prevent JE 12 Jul 2019 04:12 Agartala, July 11 (PTI): The Health department has launched an awareness campaign on Japanese Encephalitis (JE) in Tripura after outbreak of the disease in neighbouring Assam, a senior official said on Thursday. Health secretary Dr Debasish Basu said, “We …
  • Jeremy Lalrinnunga breaks 3 records in weightlifting 12 Jul 2019 04:12 Apia (Samoa) July 11 (IANS): Youth Olympics gold medallist Jeremy Lalrinnunga on Thursday broke three records in a stellar show but failed to register a clean and jerk lift on day three of the Commonwealth Weightlifting Championships here. Competing in the …
  • Over 1,000 new fast track courts to be set up for speedy justice 11 Jul 2019 21:23 By Aiman Khan New Delhi [India], July 12 (ANI): More than 1000 fast track courts will be set up in the country for speedy trial of cases of sexual assault on women and children, a spokesperson for the Ministry of Women and Child Development said on …
  • 491 projects, over Rs 6 lakh crore: Indian Railways new plan for Northeast 11 Jul 2019 14:54 Image Source : PTI The Railway Ministry will execute 491 projects in seven northeastern states at a cost of Rs 6.48 lakh crore. The Railway Ministry will execute 491 projects in seven northeastern states at a cost of Rs 6.48 lakh crore, Lok Sabha member …
  • Lifter Jeremy smashes Youth World record 11 Jul 2019 14:30 APIA (Samoa): Youth Olympics gold medallist Jeremy Lalrinnunga smashed three records in a power-packed performance but failed to register a clean and jerk lift on day three at the Commonwealth Championships on Thursday. In a remarkable performance, the 16- …
  • Jeremy smashes Youth World record 11 Jul 2019 13:38 The 16-year-old Indian weightlifter, competing in the 67kg category, obliterated the Youth World, Asian and Commonwealth records in the snatch category with a lift of 136kgs. IMAGE: The Mizoram weightlifter missed out on a clean and jerk lift and thus …
  • Jeremy Lalrinnunga smashes records at Commonwealth Weightlifting Championships 11 Jul 2019 13:36 Jeremy Lalrinnunga (Source: Twitter) Youth Olympics gold medallist Jeremy Lalrinnunga smashed three records in a power-packed performance but failed to register a clean and jerk lift on day three at the Commonwealth Championships here Thursday. In a …
  • Mizoram: 14 people nabbed for selling fuel, 2 held with heroin 11 Jul 2019 11:23 NET Bureau In separate incidents in Mizoram, at least 16 people, most of them women, have been nabbed for allegedly selling fuel without valid permit and for possession of heroin, a police statement said on July 10. The statement said that a special drive …
  • Railways plan to execute 491 projects in northeast 11 Jul 2019 10:01 Agartala, July 11 (IANS) The Railway Ministry will execute 491 projects in seven northeastern states at a cost of Rs 6.48 lakh crore, Lok Sabha member from Tripura Pratima Bhowmik said on Thursday quoting Railway Minister Piyush Goyal. Bhowmik in a …
  • Lyngdoh quits as Cong Secy in-charge Mizoram 11 Jul 2019 07:44 NET Bureau Former Meghalaya Urban Affairs Minister, Mazeal Ampareen Lyngdoh has resigned from her post as Congress Secretary in-charge of Mizoram after Rahul Gandhi resigned as Congress president over the national election defeat. “…. I have sent in my …
  • Myanmar: The Government of India hands over 250 pre-fabricated houses to the Government of Myanmar [EN/MY] 11 Jul 2019 02:15 In a handing over ceremony at Maung Daw, Rakhine State on 9 July 2019, the Ambassador of India Saurabh Kumar handed over the documents related to 250 pre-fabricated houses for use of displaced returnees from Bangladesh, to U Aung Kyaw Zan, Joint-chairman …
  • Assam flood submerges 145 villages: 62,000 people across eight districts affected 11 Jul 2019 01:51 Guwahati: With massive rainfall across the Northeastern states, the flood situation on Wednesday deteriorated in Assam. Informing that the flood has affected over 62,000 people across eight districts of the state, the Assam State Disaster Management …
  • Nagaland collected Rs 121 crores as direct taxes in 2018-19 10 Jul 2019 23:34 20361 ITRs filed, third lowest PAN cards registered Morung Express News Dimapur | July 10 Nagaland State managed to collect Rs 121.21 crores in the form of direct taxes for the financial year 2018-19. This was informed by the Minister of State for Finance, …
  • Arunachal, Nagaland and Meghalaya ranked lowest three in HRD’s Grading Index 2017-18 10 Jul 2019 23:33 ‘Chandigarh best performing in field of education’ New Delhi, July 10 (PTI): Chandigarh has been ranked best among states and Union territories in the field of education and is followed by Kerala and Gujarat, according to HRD Ministry officials. As per the …
  • Centre focuses on health, agriculture, infrastructure in NE 10 Jul 2019 21:25 Agartala, July 10 (IANS): Development of North Eastern Region Ministry (DoNER) is taking steps on a war-footing to develop five basic sectors including health, education and agriculture, in 14 districts of the northeastern region, an official said on …
  • 3 dead in Assam floods, over 2 lakh affected 10 Jul 2019 21:11 Image Source : PTI Representative Image At least three persons have died in the last 24 hours in floods and landslides in Assam and over two lakh people have been affected, officials said on Wednesday. Two people died due to floods and one person was …
  • Shortage of nearly 1,500 IAS officers: Minister 10 Jul 2019 19:37 New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) There is a shortage of around 1,500 Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officers, Parliament was told on Wednesday. Out of the authorised strength of 6,699, 5,205 positions are held across the country and the maximum shortage is …
  • July 11, 1979, Forty years ago: Lok Sabha members resign 10 Jul 2019 19:36 Desai’s government is already facing a no-confidence motion in the Lok Sabha on which discussion will begin tomorrow. LS Members Resign Morarji Desai’s government was neck deep in trouble tonight with as many as 27 Lok Sabha members having resigned from …
  • ICAR releases dos and don’ts on tackling Fall Armyworm 10 Jul 2019 18:22 The Fall Armyworm (FAW), or spodoptera frugiperda, is the latest threat that the agricultural sector is facing. FAW, which wreaked havoc in Africa, entered Karnataka last year and spread very rapidly to other States. Though it predominantly infects maize, …
  • Ampareen Lyngdoh quits as Congress Secretary in-charge Mizoram 10 Jul 2019 18:01 Ampareen Lyngdoh quits as Congress Secretary in-charge Mizoram/ file pic Veteran Congress leader and former Meghalaya Education minister Ampareen Lyngdoh has resigned as Congress Secretary in-charge of Mizoram, after Rahul Gandhi resigned as Congress …
  • Plan for district environment impact assessment panels under fire 10 Jul 2019 16:45 State-level officers tasked with environmental assessment have objected to several clauses in a draft law that proposes the creation of district-level environment impact assessment authorities. A perusal of documents by The Hindu shows that these …
  • Mizoram constitutes magisterial enquiry to probe building collapse 10 Jul 2019 16:05 Newmai News Network Aizawl | July 10 The Mizoram government on Wednesday constituted a magisterial inquiry headed by Aizawl district deputy commissioner and district magistrate Vanlalngaihsaka to probe into the collapse of three buildings at Durtlang area …
  • No proposal under consideration to constitute e-regulatory authority for e-commerce: Goyal 10 Jul 2019 12:56 New Delhi, July 11 () There is no proposal under consideration of the government to constitute e-regulatory authority to regulate and monitor e-commerce business in India, Parliament was informed Wednesday. "No such proposal is under consideration of …
  • Lyngdoh quits as Congress Secretary in-charge Mizoram 10 Jul 2019 12:29 Shillong, July 10 (IANS) Veteran Congress leader and former Meghalaya Education minister Ampareen Lyngdoh has resigned as Congress Secretary in-charge of Mizoram, after Rahul Gandhi resigned as Congress president taking responsibility for the party’s poor …
  • BJP leaders PIL in SC challenges definition of minority - Kashmir Reader 10 Jul 2019 06:01 Hindus a minority in J&K, Northeast, Punjab, Lakshwadweep, petition argues New Delhi: A public interest litigation (PIL) has been filed in the Supreme Court challenging the validity of the Centre’s 26-year-old notification declaring five communities – …
  • Assam flood situation serious, over 62,000 in 8 districts affected 10 Jul 2019 05:54 NET Bureau The flood situation in Assam turned serious on Tuesday with over 62,000 people getting affected across eight districts. The Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA) said 145 villages are under water and 3,435 hectares of crop areas have …
  • Mizoram Govt bans import of pigs from Myanmar 10 Jul 2019 05:54 NET Bureau Mizoram government has taken measures to ban import of pigs and piglets, specially from Myanmar, and local residents have been mobilised to generate awareness among the people to prevent the outbreak of African swine fever (ASF) in the border …