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Bangladesh allows transit of foodgrain to northeast India

Last Updated: Thursday, June 12, 2014, 15:22

In a highly significant move that was evidently cleared at the highest level, Bangladesh is allowing India to ferry foodgrain to the landlocked northeastern states using its territory and infrastructure.

Huge weapons cache seized in Bangladesh near India`s border

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 03, 2014, 19:59

A huge cache of illegal arms, including around 200 high explosive anti-tank weapons and rocket launcher chargers, was seized on Tuesday by Bangladesh`s elite security force in a jungle bordering Tripura, the single biggest arms recovery since the 2004 Chittagong case.

Political blame game over Assam violence erupts

Last Updated: Saturday, May 03, 2014, 19:24

A political blame game over the Assam violence erupted with BJP faulting "vote- bank" politics of Congress governments at the Centre and the state and the Jammu and Kashmir National Conference holding Narendra Modi responsible.

Meghalaya Assembly rejects motion for Garoland

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 18, 2014, 15:55

The Meghalaya Assembly Tuesday rejected a motion to create a separate state in the Garo Hills in the western part of the state.

Mild quake hits Northeast India

Last Updated: Friday, February 28, 2014, 23:36

A low intensity quake measuring 4 on the Richter scale shook India`s northeastern states Friday evening, officials said.

Nido Taniam death: Rahul Gandhi assures Northeast students

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 26, 2014, 11:13

Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday sought to assure the people of Northeast migrating to other parts of the country for livelihood, during an interaction with school students here.

Northeast requires policies in tune with topography: Rio

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 19, 2014, 13:40

Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio has said that the north eastern region requires policies in tune with its topography and social profile.

President asks people to reject intolerance

Last Updated: Saturday, February 15, 2014, 16:40

Noting that the country`s history and traditions have always celebrated the "argumentative" Indian rather than an "intolerant" Indian, President Pranab Mukherjee asked people to be "uncompromising" in rejecting intolerance.

Attack on NE people extremely distressing: President

Last Updated: Saturday, February 15, 2014, 16:21

Describing recent incidents of racial violence involving people from North East as extremely distressing, President Pranab Mukherjee has called for urgent steps to assuage feelings of the people of the region.

`Northeast India will have surplus power by June`

Last Updated: Thursday, January 16, 2014, 15:43

The industry-starved north-eastern region of India would be a power surplus area by June, when ONGC`s 726 MW power project starts full capacity generation, a top official said here Thursday.

Centre not helping sports in northeast India: Tripura CM

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 15, 2014, 16:25

The central government is not supporting adequately to build up the sports infrastructure in India`s northeastern states though there are huge talents in the region, Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar said here on Wednesday.

Decaying Neermahal palace in Tripura to be restored

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 01, 2013, 12:09

Neermahal, the grand palace located in the vast Rudrasagar Lake in Tripura which is in near-ruins due to neglect and ravages of time, is set for restoration as a major tourist attraction.