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PMK, DMK leaders oppose transfer of Karnataka chief justice

Chennai, April 14 (IANS) — The PMK and DMK on Tuesday questioned the transfer of Karnataka High Court Chief Justice... (more...)

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BJP president to make maiden visit to northeast

Agartala/Aizawl, April 14 (IANS) — BJP president Amit Shah will on Thursday begin his maiden visit to the eight northeastern... (more...)

Which will be admired most: Gujarat, Delhi or Tripura? (Comment: Special to IANS)

By Saeed Naqvi The embarrassing news that India ranks 101th in the Social Progress Index among 133 countries, lower than... (more...)

Rs.10,000 crore for power transmission in northeast

Guwahati, April 9 (IANS) — The union power ministry has rolled out a Rs.10,000 crore project to strengthen the transmission... (more...)

North Eastern Council to meet in Delhi

Agartala, April 1 (IANS) — The North Eastern Council (NEC) will meet in New Delhi on April 9 and 10 to discuss the... (more...)

Rice-ferrying to Tripura starts via Kolkata-Bangladesh route

Agartala, March 31 (IANS) — The government-owned Food Corporation of India (FCI) on Tuesday started ferrying rice for... (more...)

FCI to ferry more rice to Tripura via Bangladesh

Agartala, March 30 (IANS) — Another 10,000 tonnes of rice will be ferried to Tripura via Bangladesh this week as train... (more...)

Delhi to host northeast festival of song, dance

New Delhi, March 24 (IANS) — The national capital will host a day-long festival on April 11 to promote the culture... (more...)

Sikkim bags top honours in northeast cine awards

Gangtok, March 24 (IANS) — A film from Sikkim bagged the three top honours in an annual award show dedicated to promoting... (more...)

Railways to connect all northeastern states by 2020

Silchar (Assam), March 16 (IANS) — The railways hope to connect all the eight states in India’s northeast by... (more...)

World Bank aid for power projects in northeast India

Agartala, March 13 (IANS) — The World Bank would provide the major share of a Rs.5,111 crore project to develop and... (more...)

‘Discover North East Yatra’ ends

Agartala, March 11 (IANS) — The first ever nine-month-long cultural extravaganza, the “Discover North East Yatra”... (more...)

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