Bollywood actor John Abraham, co-owner of NorthEast United FC (NEUFC), Wednesday urged his Shillong fans to throng the Indira Gandhi stadium in Guwahati to show their support and solidarity for the Indian Super League (ISL) team.
Proclaimed a game-changer and perhaps the most star-studded event ever in the history of Indian football featuring retired giants of the game, the ISL will kick off here on Sunday aiming to give a fresh lease of life to the global sport in a country which has been called a "sleeping giant" by FIFA.
One person was killed when his car was buried in the debris following a heavy landslide in Ri-Bhoi district of Meghalaya which left several thousand people stranded for long hours, police said on Monday.
Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju Saturday said that the central government is contemplating setting up a second unit of the NDRF in the northeast, which often witnesses natural disasters like floods and landslides.
The death toll due to floods in Assam has now gone up to 36 with the recovery of four more bodies on Thursday. The floods in Assam have affected close to 10 lakh people in 13 districts and rendered a majority of people homeless.
Heavy rainfall across northeast India has caused severe floods in Assam, Meghalaya claiming ten lives with several villages in Goalpara, Dhubri, Lakhimpur and Kamrup (Rural) district, besides Guwahati inundated by water Monday.
The Kamrup Metro district administration Monday pressed six teams of NDRF and equal number of SDRF teams for assisting the waterlogged people of Guwahati city even as it announced that all the educational institutes in the city would be closed tomorrow in view of rains and water-logging.
The Kamrup Metro district administration today pressed six teams of NDRF and equal number of SDRF teams for assisting the waterlogged people of Guwahati city even as it announced that all the educational institutes in the city would be closed tomorrow in view of rains and waterlogging.
In a shocking piece of news, former Assam director general of police (DGP) Shankar Barua, whose residence was searched by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) last month in connection with the multi-crore rupee Saradha scam, shot himself dead here on Wednesday.