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North East Festival`s second edition to be bigger, says organiser

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 13, 2013, 08:47

The two-day North East Festival here ended on a high note, thanks to support from the government.

Power Grid signs pact with six NE states to improve network

Last Updated: Monday, June 10, 2013, 14:19

Central transmission utility Power Grid Corporation Monday said it has signed an agreement with six North-eastern states, including Assam and Manipur, for improving the region's transmission network.

Allocation for development of NE states more than doubled

Last Updated: Thursday, December 13, 2012, 15:47

Since North Eastern Region being strategically important, the Centre has taken up road, rail and air projects.

NE states received Rs 38,000 cr worth investment proposals

Last Updated: Thursday, June 14, 2012, 18:59

The North Eastern states have received investment proposals to the tune of Rs 38,000 crore from private sector firms in last five years with cement, pharmaceutical and power among the main segments to have attracted interest.

NE states, HP in top slots of environment index

Last Updated: Thursday, June 14, 2012, 14:15

The report rates Manipur, Nagaland, Arunachal Pradesh, Mizoram, Sikkim and Himachal Pradesh in the top slots in its Environmental Sustainable Index 2011.

Centre to help N-E states in raising loans from market: Pranab

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 05, 2012, 22:55

Expressing Central Government's commitment to support development of the North Eastern states, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Tuesday said Centre would help them in raising loans from the market.

NE states lagging behind in implementing schemes for tribals: Min

Last Updated: Sunday, April 24, 2011, 00:43

Union Minister of State for Tribal Welfare Mahadev Singh Khandela said the Northeast states were lagging behind as far as implementation of tribal welfare schemes were concerned.

Sangliana asks NE states to form minority commissions

Last Updated: Thursday, July 29, 2010, 18:14

NCM vice-chairman HT Sangliana has asked the North Eastern states to constitute minority commissions which can act as nodal agencies to facilitate development programmes and welfare schemes for minorities.