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Censor Board is redundant, media education important: Adoor G

Censor Board is redundant, media education important: Adoor G

Guwahati: Prominent filmmaker Padma Vibhushan Adoor Gopalakrishnan has strongly objected to film censorship in India and termed it ‘redundant’. He also stressed the role of good parenting and media education…

Shillong mourns Ripple Kyndiah

Shillong mourns Ripple Kyndiah

SHILLONG: On Sunday, Shillong mourned the passing away of Ripple Kyndiah. The mortal remains of veteran Congress leader Paty Ripple Kyndiah was accorded State funeral at St Anthony’s Ground, Laitumkhrah,…

HIV increases among Karbi tribals?

HIV increases among Karbi tribals?

DIPHU,(Assam):  The number of HIV-infected people in the hill district is increasing at an ‘alarming rate,’ according to HIV workers in the district. Some data released by, HIVPSUNG, an NGO…

Church Weddings in Mizoram are now legal

Church Weddings in Mizoram are now legal

AIZAWL: – Did you know that in Mizoram church marriages really weren’t legal or binding? All that’s changed now. Mizoram Law Minister Lalsawta today said the newly-enacted Mizo Marriage, Divorce and…

Christmas cheer in Dibrugarh

Christmas cheer in Dibrugarh

DIBRUGARH, ASSAM –Christmas comes to Dibrugarh every year with an impressive inter-church programme.  Like all the previous years, Dibrugarh Inter Church Forum (DICF), an association of Christian Churches, celebrated its…

Doctors shy away from rural posting in Assam

Doctors shy away from rural posting in Assam

GUWAHATI:  Where are the doctors in rural Assam? Over 650 posts of doctors are lying vacant in government hospitals in Assam, even as newly- recruited doctors have shown reluctance to…

Xmas is gift of peace: Assam Agri Uni

Xmas is gift of peace: Assam Agri Uni

JORHAT, ASSAM: Christmas season started off with an attractive pre-Christmas programme at Dr MC Das Memorial Auditorium at the Assam Agricultural University (AAU) campus, Jorhat. Dr KM Bujarbaruah, Vice Chancellor,…

Karbi Tourism Fest soon?

Karbi Tourism Fest soon?

Nagaon, ASSAM:  A Karbi Anglong tourism  festival is to be celebrated in a huge way here, say sources. The Karbi Anglong administration and the local autonomous council is planning a…

Baptists celebrate 100 years of Rongmei Ministry

Baptists celebrate 100 years of Rongmei Ministry

IMPHAL, MANIPUR – The Baptist Church in Imphal is celebrating its centenary . Over 10,000 Rongmei tribesmen living across the Northeastern region and abroad have arrived at the Rongmei Naga…

AGP opposes mega dams

AGP opposes mega dams

GUWAHATI, [Assam] –  Once the BJP chaps staged demonstrations against big dams, but now  Union Power Minister Piyush Goel is all in favour of big dams! So the members of…

Banks paralysed in Manipur

Banks paralysed in Manipur

IMPHAL: – Services in public sector banks in Manipur were paralysed as the employees joined the nationwide four-day relay strike being observed by the United Forum of Bank Unions (UFBU)…

Modi Govt. flip-flop hurts North Eastern prospects

Modi Govt. flip-flop hurts North Eastern prospects

GUWAHATI:  First they say that people in the northeast can set up an industry without registration, and register just before starting commercial production. Now they have suspended new registrations under…

Mizoram, Meghalaya take stock of HIV and AIDS

Mizoram, Meghalaya take stock of HIV and AIDS

AIZAWL:  At least 9,637 people in Mizoram have been found to be HIV-positive while 587 AIDS patients died in the State in the last 24 years, according to Mizoram State…

Meghalaya ratifies Constitutional status for NJC

Meghalaya ratifies Constitutional status for NJC

SHILLONG:  The Meghalaya Assembly has ratified the Constitution (121st Amendment) Bill, 2014 after it was moved by Deputy Chief Minister in-charge Law, RC Laloo through a Government resolution. The Bill…

Karbi Film Awards 2014

Karbi Film Awards 2014

DIPHU, June 25:  In a bid to give encouragement and due recognition to the talented artistes of the district, the Karbi Anglong Autonomous Council (KAAC) presented the Rangsina Sarpo Awards…