Tripura to get rice from Andhra Pradesh via Bangladesh Thursday

By Sujit Chakraborty Agartala, July 28 (IANS) — Rice from southern India to Tripura via Bangladesh is likely to reach... (more...)

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Sushma Swaraj meets Nepali leaders as joint commission meet starts

By Anil Giri Kathmandu, July 26 (IANS) — The third meeting of the Nepal-India Joint Commission at the foreign minstry-level... (more...)

New Delhi is northeasterners’ favourite job destination

By Natalia Ningthoujam New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) — Abhijit K. Borah moved here from Guwahati in search of a better... (more...)

Lightning kills three in Tripura

Agartala, July 25 (IANS) — Three people, including a school student, were killed and two others injured when lightning... (more...)

After women, Delhi is the most unsafe for children (IANS Special)

By Rajnish Singh New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) — Delhi has earned the dubious distinction being a city unsafe for women.... (more...)

Sikkim’s NH31-A lifeline closed for repairs

Siliguri, July 15 (IANS) — With a landslide badly disrupting traffic, National Highway 31-A connecting Gangtok with... (more...)

Tripura malaria deaths rise to 67 in month

Agartala, July 13 (IANS) — Malaria toll continues to rise in Tripura with at least 67 people having died from the disease... (more...)

NCC cadets to motivate a lakh people to donate eyes

Kolkata, July 11 (IANS) — Having persuaded 2,000 citizens to donate their eyes in recent weeks, National Cadets Corps... (more...)

Judiciary only gets Rs.74 crore hike in budget

New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) — Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Thursday hiked the budget for the administration of justice... (more...)

Organic farming, connectivity among budget steps for northeast (Roundup)

New Delhi/Agartala/Guwahati, July 10 (IANS) — Organic farming, agricultural research, surface connectivity, sports... (more...)

Congress reconstitutes Sikkim unit

New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) — Congress president Sonia Gandhi Saturday reconstituted the Sikkim unit by appointing 10... (more...)

Security forces, copter in service to curb malaria in Tripura

Agartala, July 5 (IANS) — Central paramilitary and state forces, along with health workers, have fanned out in Tripura... (more...)

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