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Take action to stop spread of fake news, govt. tells WhatsApp

On Tuesday, the sources said that government has stood seriously against spreading fake messages on WhatsApp and it had warned the service provider to take immediate measures to control the misuse of its platform. Due to irresponsible and explosive messages on WhatsApp, incidents of lynching have been reported in Assam, Maharashtra, Karnataka, Tripura and West

Barak Valley Tense Over Citizenship Law, Meeting Of Assam Groups Cancelled

On Monday, the authorities have cancelled the meeting organised by Khilonjia Manch in Assam’s Cachar district to push for the scrapping of the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016. It was supposed to be held on Wednesday. Wednesday’s meeting would have been attended by pro-talks leaders of United Liberation Front of Assam (ULFA). Cachar superintendent of police

Centre Approves Rs 1,161.17 Crores Aid To Calamity-Struck Places

Last year, Nature was harsh to many states. People have seen disasters in the states of Assam, Himachal Pradesh, Sikkim and Rajasthan and the union territory of Lakshadweep. In 2017-18, Assam was affected by floods. Floods and landslides were cursing states of Himachal Pradesh and Sikkim. People in Rajasthan were affected by drought and Lakshadweep

Assam: 14 Year Old Footballer From Goalpara To Undertake Advanced Training At Thailand

This is a big dream come true situation for Parash Boro, the 14-year-old football player from Dudhnoi in Goalpara district. He has been invited by a premier football club of Thailand. Parash Boro will leave for Bangkok on May 20 to have advanced training in this sport. Bangkok Bravo Football Club of Thailand has called

Assam: India’s Longest Rail Bridge To Be Opened On Brahmaputra By October This Year

Bogibeel Bridge on Brahmaputra River will be opened this year. It will be the longest rail-cum-road bridge in the country. It will be of 4.49km long and has already missed several deadlines. This bridge will boost defence logistics along the China border. Bogibeel Bridge will connect Dibrugarh on its south bank and Dehamji in the

Black Flags Inscribed With ‘IS NE’ Seized In Assam

On Wednesday, black flags having words “IS NE” was seen by residents of Assam’s Goalpara town. In the nearby area of the Brahmaputra River, there were such flags over the trees. Locals were in fear and panic about the existence of any Islamic State terror group. One resident shared about this incident, “I come to

Newly Married Woman Raped by Her Husband And Two others In Karimganj District Of Assam

In south Assam’s Karimganj district, a woman has been raped by her husband and his friends. It was just the third day of her married life. She alleged that she was raped as demand of dowry was not met. As a result of her complaint, Police has arrested her husband. This woman has claimed in

By |2018-04-23T02:47:44+05:30April 23rd, 2018|Categories: Northeast India|Tags: , |0 Comments

Names of All Genuine Indians Will Surely Come in Final NRC Draft

On Wednesday, Union Minister of State for Home, Hansraj Gangaram Ahir said in Rajya Sabha that final form of National Register of Citizens (NRC), prepared in Assam will surely incorporate all the names of genuine Indian nationals. Hansraj Gangaram Ahir further added that a partial draft of the NRC, covering 1.90 crore people out of

Northeast India Strengthens Ties with Myanmar

On February 24, there was a meet organized for businesses from North-east India and The Mandalay Region Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MRCCI). This meet was organized to discuss possibilities of trade between the two regions. One Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) document on cooperation between businesses in Mandalay and northeastern India was also signed. Mr.

By |2018-03-01T04:03:17+05:30March 1st, 2018|Categories: Northeast India|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments