Rat-hole mining rampant in Meghalaya despite NGT ban
Four years after the National Green Tribunal ordered a ban on coal mining in Meghalaya, illegal practices continue unabated in the state, putting lives at risk every day.
Khasi Students Union expresses opposition to the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill
Meghalaya High court had, recently, appealed to Prime Minister ...
IOC to invest Rs 286 cr to expand LPG bottling output in Northeast India by 2020
The IOC is pumping in Rs 143.46 crore to set up the plant at...
Height norms for STs of NE, Gorkhas in CAPF recruitment revised
In a tweet, Union Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju said, with this relaxation, a large number of youths from North-East and Gorkhas will be recruited in Central Armed Police Forces, CAPFs.
We are witnessing end of non-preforming assets cycle: P. K. Gupta, MD (Retail & Digital Banking), SBI
Gupta who was in Guwahati while interacting with media persons said, “We are witnessing end of non-preforming assets (NPA) cycle. NPAs have been recognised and tackled. We hope to return to profitability very soon.”
Railways to invest Rs 48,000 crores in northeast India
Projects will include a railway line to Tawang, electrification, double-tracking, and scaling up the manufacturing of coaches.
BJP’s poll campaign in Mizoram from October 17
Amit Shah will address booth-level party workers. Around 15,000 booth level workers from across the state will attend the meeting.
Now, take direct flight for Singapore from Northeast
This new route marks the first direct connection between Northeast India and Singapore. From September 29, Drukair commenced twice weekly flights from Guwahati to Singapore.
Mizoram Elections 2018: Graft blot, anti-incumbency hurt CM; BJP targets Congress-mukt Northeast
Out of 32,000 Bru tribals who have been living in six temporary camps in North Tripura, only 31 families have returned to Mizoram since August.
Institutional vacuum exists in funds allocation to states: Y V Reddy
He said a formula based body like the Finance Commission, appointed once in five years and dealing with only accounts, certainly is not an adequate institution to take care of the 'inequalities' among the state.
Amit Shah to start preparation for 2019 Lok Sabha polls in Northeast India on May 20
Assam BJP president, Ranjeet Kumar Dass said that May 20 meeting will chalk out detail preparation of BJP and its allies for 2019 Lok Sabha polls.
India-South Asia trade has potential to triple to $62 billion, says World Bank
In a report titled ‘A Glass Half Full: The Promise of Regional Trade in South Asia’, the bank estimates India’s potential trade in goods with South Asia at $62 billion against its actual trade of $19 billion.
Numaligarh Refinery to promote start-ups in Northeast India
Initially the company has come up with a fund of Rs 10 Crore to assist start ups. The refinery has kick started the process by holding ideation on Tuesday in Guwahati.
Cement prices slashed by Rs 15 in Northeast India
Star Cement, Dalmia Cement and Topcem Cement have made this reduction in cement prices effective from July 1.
Vision Document for digital North East launched with big plans
The document said high-speed broadband connectivity in all the uncovered villages in the North Eastern region shall be provided.
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