Two separate mild earthquakes with a magnitude 2.8 to 3.4 hit some parts of Assam and Nagaland on Sunday. There was no report of any damage or casualty, an official said.
The Assam government will launch the Rs 710 crore Assam Darshan scheme, aimed at infrastructure upgradation of religious places, on February 24, a senior minister said here on Saturday.
Mild earthquakes with a magnitude 2.9 to 3.3 hit some parts of Assam, Meghalaya and bordering Bangladesh on Friday. There was no report of any damage or casualty, official said.
The novel coronavirus is a new strain of viruses that had outbroken in Wuhan city of China and killed over a thousand people since December and spread across more than 20 countries outside of China.
Congress leader and All India Mahila Congress president Sushmita Dev, who campaigned for the party in the Delhi Assembly polls, said that the people of Delhi defeated the Communal forces.
Tripura Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs Department's Secretary Debasis Basu said that 'With Aadhaar number seeding, the 'End-to-End Computerisation of the Public Distribution System (PDS)' has been completed in Tripura in 2018.
After around the two-month-long special summary revision of photo-affixed electoral rolls, the final lists were published on Friday in many states with January 1, 2020, as the qualifying date for age.
Officials in Aizawl also said five people, who had returned to the state from China early January, have been kept under house quarantine in view of the outbreak of the deadly coronavirus in the neighbouring country.
To combat the threat of novel coronavirus threat, Indian authorities have set up screening and testing centres along the borders with Myanmar and Bangladesh, officials said on Wednesday.
The speeding passenger bus from Dhubri skidded off the road and hit a roadside electric pole before it was overturned and fell into the ditch, killing five people on the spot. Another passenger died on the way to the hospital.
The one-hour shut down was observed as part of the LIC employees' nation-wide agitation to protest Union Finance's Minister Nirmala Sitharaman's budget proposal of partial disinvestment of LIC.
Banking services in the northeastern states were badly affected for the second consecutive day on Saturday as most major banks remained closed due to a two-day countrywide strike by their employees.
The banking employees have also been protesting the outsourcing of non-core activities by the authorities. Government and foreign exchange transactions were also affected due to the shutdown.
'Besides the Chief Ministers, many MPs from the northeast and senior BJP leaders would take part in the Delhi election campaign to seek votes for the party candidates,' the sources added.
Over 1,600 militants of various factions of the separatist National Democratic Front of Bodoland (NDFB) laid down arms before Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal here on Thursday.
As per the peace plan, 1,550 cadres along with 130 weapons will surrender on January 30. Shah assured the Bodo representatives that all the promises made in the peace agreement will be fulfilled in a time-bound manner.
Media reports quoting Mizoram Chief Electoral Officer Ashish Kundra said that the names of these Reang tribals would be deleted as per the Representation of the People's Act of 1951.
Community Health Action Network (CHAN), an anti-human trafficking group of the Salvation Army Church, last year honoured the daring girl with an appreciation certificate and a cash prize of Rs 5,000.
A parliamentary panel is on a three-day visit of the northeastern states to study the functioning of the 10 tribal autonomous district councils (TADC) in Assam, Meghalaya, Mizoram and Tripura.
Notably, the five-member Parliamentary Committee headed by Rajya Sabha member Anand Sharma met as many as 27 tribal organisations and institutions along with the representatives of the KHADC, GHADC and JHADC.
The IPFT and the JMACAB and other tribal-based parties in Tripura have been demanding that the state be kept out of the CAA's ambit. Earlier on December 12, all the tribal-based Tripura parties had a meeting with the Union Home Minister.
Priyanka Dasgupta, hailing from Dipa Karmakars home city of Agartala in Tripura, grabbed the spotlight on Day 1 of the gymnastics competition, clinching the Girls Under-17 All-Around crown in the Khelo India Youth Games 2020 here on Friday.
In Mizoram, various local parties specially the state's apex students' organisation, the Mizo Zirlai Pawl (MZP), have been protesting against Lok Sabha member C. Lalrosanga who belongs to the ruling Mizo National Front.
The official said that the militants are infrequently conducting violent and criminal activities including kidnapping in Mizoram, southern Assam and northern Tripura for the past one decade.