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  • Thursday, June, 2019| Today's Market | Current Time: 01:39:25
  • Filed a petition in the Supreme Court,BJP Leader Comes Under Fire for Accusing Nagas of ‘Racial Discrimination’

    By Bhupen Goswami Guwahati : A BJP leader has filed a petition in the Supreme Court seeking direction to prevent the extension of Inner Line Permit (ILP) to new areas of Nagaland, which has come under fire from many Naga organizations like the Naga Hoho, the Naga Students’ Federation, the Western Sumi Hoho, among others. […]

    6.3 magnitude earthquake hits Panama-Costa Rica border

    A 6.3 magnitude earthquake hit the Panama-Costa Rica border around midnight on Tuesday. The US Geological Survey(USGS) said the earthquake had the potential to cause casualties and significant damage. The USGS said the quake struck at a depth of 10 kilometres,about two kilometres from the nearest town of Progreso in Panama. There were no immediate […]

    13-Year-Old Naga Girl to Represent India at World Archery Youth Championships

    By Bhupen Goswami Guwahati : Nikesa Sakhrie (13 year old) has been selected to represent India at the World Archery Youth Championships in Madrid, Spain this year. Nikesa is the daughter of Ketusilie Sakhrie and Neisanuo. Her father Ketusilie is the pastor at the Naga Christian Fellowship (NCF) in Pondicherry. The family is originally from […]

    International day against drug abuse and illicit trafficking observed in Kokrajhar

    Preetam BC Kokrajhar : The International day against drug abuse and illicit trafficking was observed in different parts of Kokrajhar district to create mass awareness among the target groups, especially the youths. In Kokrajhar, the Legal Service Authority, Kokrajhar and Police administration observed the day Kokrajhar Government College among the students of the college with a day long programme. Secretary of Legal Service Authority, […]

    Australia warns of collateral damage from Trump-Xi trade war

    Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has warned that collateral damage from trade spats between China and the United States were hurting smaller countries and threatening the global economy. Morrison said the world’s most important bilateral relationship, the US-China relationship had become strained. Speaking in Sydney, he said that the global trading system is under pressure […]

    Additional NRC Draft Exclusion list published in Assam

    Assam, the Additional NRC Draft Exclusion list published today consisting of 1,02,462 persons. Official sources said that the persons whose names appear in the Additional Draft Exclusion List are those persons whose names are included in the Draft NRC published on July last year, but have been subsequently found ineligible due to various reasons. Those […]

    Tensions after Easter Sunday terrorist attacks in Sri Lanka concern UNHRC Chief

    The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet has expressed concern over the religious and ethnic tensions in Sri Lanka following the Easter Sunday attacks saying the friction between the government and the President is a human right concern. Delivering the opening statement at the 41st session of the UNHuman Rights Council in Geneva, […]

    EAM S Jaishankar to hold talks with Mike Pompeo

    External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar will hold talks with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in New Delhi today. MEA spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said the two leaders will exchange views on a range of bilateral and regional issues of mutual interest. Terrorism, H1B visas, trade and the situation arising out of US sanctions on buying […]

    Joint meeting on long pending demand of NCHISF held at Haflong

     by Anup Biswas  Haflong  : To discuss the long pending Railway Compensation demanded by Indigenous Students Forum and Indigenous Women Forum a Joint meeting of District Administration, Revenue, Railway, IWF & ISF was held in the conference hall of Deputy Commissioner Haflong on Tuesday. The meeting was chaired by Shri Amitabh Rajkhowa,  ACS,  Deputy Commissioner Dima Hasao. […]

    Flood in Chirang

    By Preetam BC Chirang: The incessant and continuous rainfall in the catchment areas of neighbouring Bhutan and in Assam last night have inundated several villages in Lower Assam Chirang district with major rivers in lower Assam in spate. Report from the district administration in Chirang said a total 8 villages in three revenue circles of […]