It was an emotional moment in India's mountainous northeastern region when the train ran on the 115 years old metre gauge line of the region for the last time - and into history. The metre gauge tracks laid over a century ago are to be uprooted to make way for broad gauge.
Twenty-four persons have lost their lives and another 24 are feared dead after being reported missing in the flood-affected areas of the Garo Hills region in Meghalaya, according to state government officials.
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 Centre should debate on the possibility of bringing an anti-racial law in the long run to deal with assault on people from the North East in metros, according to a committee set up to look into their concerns.
Chinese President Xi Jinping, who kicked off his India visit Wednesday from Gujarat, visited the Sabarmati ashram of Mahatma Gandhi here where Prime Minister Narendra Modi gifted him a copy of the Gita written in Chinese language.
With the government of Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh lifting prohibitory orders under Section 144 of the CrPC and heavy deployment of police and IRB personnel in Ukhrul district, United Naga Council (UNC) may end its 8-day long economic block
The Delhi High Court on Wednesday sought a response of the amicus curiae on a status report filed by the Centre about its proposed actions to curb hate crimes and racial discrimination against persons hailing from northeastern region of the country.