The central government would soon hold a meeting with all chief ministers of the eight northeastern states to discuss the security threat by jihadi groups, union Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijju said here on Friday.
The National Commission for Women (NCW) will establish a cell in the North-East considering cases related to the region.
In an effort to bring the culture, music, food and fashion of the north-eastern states of the country to Delhi, the second edition of the North East Fest is underway in the capital.
It was a `red letter day` for the Indian mountaineering fraternity as nine more climbers from North East India scaled the Mount Everest and raised the tricolor on Saturday.
Indian electors can now locate their polling stations and access other electoral information online using Google Maps, an official said here Saturday.
At least 39 marooned people including 12 children were stranded between the branches of Lohit river since last four days in the Lohit district.
BJP president Nitin Gadkari blamed Congress for the lack of development in the north east.
Nestled in the Eastern Himalayas, the NE region is referred to as the Scotland of East.
The Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts, New Delhi is playing host to a unique theatre festival this summer.
The government Friday said it has
sanctioned about Rs 492.36 crore for road projects in the
current financial year to strengthen infrastructure in
militancy-hit northeastern states.
Three powerful bombs were recovered and a person arrested in this connection on Wednesday in Assam`s Goalpara district, police sources said here.
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