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Security forces, copter in service to curb malaria in Tripura

Last Updated: Saturday, July 05, 2014, 16:53

Central paramilitary and state forces, along with health workers, have fanned out in Tripura while a helicopter has also been pressed into service to control malaria.

In Garo Hills, a man is abducted every other day

Last Updated: Saturday, July 05, 2014, 13:00

Believe it or not, kidnapping has become the order of the day in the insurgency-hit Garo Hills region of Meghalaya, with one person being abducted every alternate day in the past six months.

Crimes against women up in 6 Northeast states, Assam tops list

Last Updated: Saturday, July 05, 2014, 11:17

Crimes against women in six of the eight northeastern states increased significantly in the last year compared to the year before as Assam led the list, although Manipur and Mizoram registered a downward trend.

Tripura cut-off by road from rest of country

Last Updated: Friday, July 04, 2014, 15:57

The landlocked Tripura was cut-off from the rest of the country by road as a large portion of National Highway-44 was damaged in Assam due to the rains, a minister said.

Nagaland urges centre to appoint interlocutor for peace talks

Last Updated: Friday, July 04, 2014, 00:58

Democratic Alliance of Nagaland government has requested the Centre to appoint a new interlocutor while the state government would continue as `facilitator` for finding an acceptable solution to the vexed Naga political issue.

Centre assures Arunachal in setting up model schools

Last Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014, 15:34

Union HRD Ministry has assured Arunachal Pradesh of extending all possible help for setting up model schools in educationally backward blocks of the state.

Large number of weapons found in Manipur: Police

Last Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014, 15:17

Security forces have found a large number of weapons from the interiors of Bishenpur district in Manipur, police said on Thursday.

Two CRPF commandos injured by militants in Meghalaya

Last Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014, 15:15

Two CRPF commandos were critically injured when they were attacked by suspected Garo tribal militants in North Garo Hills district in Meghalaya on Thursday, police said.

Arun Jaitley agrees to integrated package for border areas in Arunachal Pradesh

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014, 16:08

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has agreed to an integrated package to usher in holistic development in the border areas of Arunachal Pradesh, an official release said here Wednesday.

Mizoram wants Rajnath`s help to resolve border row with Assam

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014, 16:02

Mizoram Chief Minister Lal Thanhawla has sought union Home Minister Rajnath Singh`s intervention to resolve the Assam-Mizoram boundary dispute, an official said.