North-East

Assam's Sankardev Kalakshetra museum displays rich culture of north-east

Named after the great unifier of Assam and one of the greatest integrators of the Indian society of the fifteenth century, Srimanta Sankaradeva, Sankardev Kalakshetra is an Assamese cultural museum in the Panjabari area of Assam's Guwahati displaying rich culture of north-east.

 

Jun 04, 2017, 18:27 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi launches agro-marine processing scheme SAMPADA

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday launched agro-marine processing scheme SAMPADA to promote food processing and create job opportunities for the youth.

 

May 26, 2017, 18:53 PM IST
I-League, Aizawl FC vs Shillong Lajong Preview: Mizoram club on cusp of writing new chapter in Indian football

I-League, Aizawl FC vs Shillong Lajong Preview: Mizoram club on cusp of writing new chapter in Indian football

Aizawl FC will come out all guns blazing when they face Shillong Lajong in their bid to become the first team from the North-East to win the coveted I-League football title.

Apr 29, 2017, 21:02 PM IST
Congress reconstitutes North East Coordination Committee

Congress reconstitutes North East Coordination Committee

The Congress on Saturday re-constituted its North East Coordination Committee which will be headed by Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma.

Nov 05, 2016, 19:48 PM IST

Help push digital connectivity in India: Govt to Microsoft

Microsoft is running a pilot project in Andhra Pradesh using the white space technology to deliver broadband.

Feb 19, 2016, 18:31 PM IST

India will develop only if north-east develops says Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said that India will develop only if the north-east develops, and added that developing the infrastructure in the north-east region is being given top priority by the government.

Aug 24, 2015, 17:03 PM IST
Mary Kom rubbishes media report, says she belongs to Manipur

Mary Kom rubbishes media report, says she belongs to Manipur

Olympic medallist woman boxer MC Mary Mom on Friday rubbished reports that she was contemplating leaving Manipur in the wake of rise in insurgency in her home state.

Jun 12, 2015, 22:57 PM IST

Centre announces Rs 20,000-cr road projects for North-East

Currently, Rs 31,025 crore worth of roads running into over 3,700 km are under development, which are being constructed by 10 players through 104 projects.

May 02, 2015, 17:51 PM IST

Centre to award road projs worth Rs 15,000 crore in North-East

In a boost to infrastructure development in the North-East, Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari today said the government will award road projects worth Rs 15,000 crore in the region by December.

May 01, 2015, 14:39 PM IST

Work as ambassadors for your region: Govt tells NE officers

Steps are being taken to boost tourism in the North-East and address various challenges including poor air connectively through inter-ministerial cooperation, Union Minister Jitendra Singh said here Tuesday.

Feb 10, 2015, 18:11 PM IST

Ex-Bangalore top cop's daughter alleges racial slur

Daughter of a former state top police official hailing from North-East has alleged that she was racially attacked by two women while shopping in the city.

Dec 10, 2014, 00:07 AM IST

State govts not serious in choking explosives supply to Maoists: CRPF DG

CRPF chief Dilip Trivedi on Thursday accused state governments of not making "serious and concerted efforts" to stop supply of explosives to Maoists.

Nov 27, 2014, 20:37 PM IST

Rise in incidents of crime against NE people in Delhi

Crime against people from North-East in the national capital has witnessed a steady rise with Delhi Police receiving 650 calls related to crime this year.

Nov 23, 2014, 15:38 PM IST

MoS Kiren Rijiju assures safe environment for NE people

Union Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju on Sunday assured people from North-East that the Centre will take adequate steps so that they get a safe environment in every part of the country.

Oct 12, 2014, 22:17 PM IST

Manish Tewari terms attack on North-East couple unfortunate

Congress leader Manish Tewari described the attack on a couple hailing from the North-East of the country as unfortunate and called for swift action against the guilty.

Jul 28, 2014, 12:20 PM IST

Nido Tania murder case: One accused gets bail

An accused named in the charge sheet in the Nido Tania murder case here in January was granted bail by a Delhi court on Monday.

Jun 03, 2014, 00:19 AM IST

CPI(M) not in favour of repeal of AFSPA from North-East

CPI(M) on Thursday said it would not demand repeal of the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act (AFSPA) from the North-East, but favoured it be given a human face.

Mar 27, 2014, 21:40 PM IST

ULFA, 5 NE ultra groups call boycott of R-Day celebrations

ULFA-Independent and five other North East militant outfits have jointly called a boycott of Republic Day celebrations and a general strike that day in the entire region.

Jan 21, 2014, 14:34 PM IST

`EC should not transgress powers of Parliament`

The Election Commission (EC) should not transgress on the powers of Parliament, senior Rajya Sabha Member Shantaram Naik said on Friday.

Jul 05, 2013, 17:28 PM IST

5.9 magnitude quake rocks North-East

An earthquake of moderate intensity today rocked the entire north eastern region, but there was no report of any injury to people or damage to property.

Jan 09, 2013, 10:44 AM IST