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Wednesday, 19-June-2019


Ukhrul’s Development Package

114 weeks ago
IMPHAL, Apr 12: Addressing a felicitation programme at Ukhrul, Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh announced a development package of Rs 201 crore for the district. The Chief Minister said that Rs 10 crore has been earmarked for the construction of women’s market at Ukhrul district headquarters. Among other plans is blacktopping of the roads in the district. The Shirui tourism festival would be held in the district on the lines of famous Sangai Festival every year, he said. This year, the five-day festival would be organised from May 5 at...

Full Electrification by June End

114 weeks ago
GUWAHATI, April 11: Government of Assam is to electrify all the villages in Assam by June 30, 2017. Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal directed the power department to meet the deadline of June 30 so that all the un-electrified villages have access to electricity without fail. Chairing a high level meeting of all wings of power department at his Janata Bhawan office last evening, Chief Minister Sonowal strictly directed the power department to connect un-electrified villages in Assam under Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojana by June ...

Tertiary Cancer Care in Arunachal Pradesh

114 weeks ago
ITANAGAR, Apr 11: Arunachal Pradesh Deputy Chief Minister Chowna Mein on Monday inaugurated the Tertiary Cancer Centre at Tomo Riba Institute of Health and Medical Sciences (TRIHMS) at Naharlagun near here. The government has allocated Rs 3 crore to provide free chemotherapy to cancer patients in the Tertiary Care Centre. The ceiling per patient is Rs 10 lakh. The State government also commissioned three high tech equipments to the health care centre - Babatron Cobalt The...


115 weeks ago
Assam government’s Home department and the State Institute of Panchayat and Rural Development (SIPRD) has jointly launched a rehabilitation training programme for surrendered militants. The scheme, christened as ‘Swabalamban’, is expected to benefit around 16,000 surrendered militants of ULFA and NDFB. Initially 102 cadres (surrendered) will be given five days’ training on various skills like organic farming, DTP, cold storage chain, pisciculture, painting, electricity works, etc. The entire batch of 16,000 surrendered militants wi...


115 weeks ago
The closing ceremony of the fifth ‘Rashtriya Sanskriti Mahotsav’ (RSM) organised by the Union Ministry of Culture was held at the Parade Ground, and was graced by Minister of State for Home Affairs, Kiren Rijiju, as the Chief Guest. The nine-day cultural extravaganza has been extended to other parts of North Eastern states like Dimapur (Nagaland), Majuli (Assam), Imphal (Manipur), Aizawl (Mizoram), Gangtok (Sikkim), Shillong (Meghalaya) and Khowai (Tripura).The three-day cultural programme in Tawang became the cultural confluence of more ...


117 weeks ago
Shimla The Himachal Pradesh Housing and Urban Development Authority (HIMUDA) recently signed a deal with the Singapore government for developing a smart integrated township on the outskirts of Shimla town to decongest the state capital. The Singapore Government has committed to invest Rs 2,500 crore for developing the state’s first ‘smart hill town’ on 450 bighas of land. Sharma said that the township would be developed at Jathiadevi near Jubbarhatti airport, some...


117 weeks ago
Inaugurating the Composite Regional Centre for Persons with Disabilities here, Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu on tuesday said the government will increase the pension for differently abled people under the CM Disability Pension Scheme. He also said that the ensuing budget will see substantial increase in funds for their welfare. The Central government has announced Rs 20 crore for establishment of the centre and also 17 posts have been created to fill various vacancies to run the institute. Khandu also said the government departments will ha...


117 weeks ago
Aiming to promote the state and its culture, customs, traditions, tourism, inland water potential, trade, investment option, commerce and industry, Assam government will kick off a mega festival, christened as ‘Namami Brahmaputra’, on March 31. The five-day festival will be organized in 21 districts along the mighty river from Sadiya in the eastern corner of the state to Dhubri in the west. According to the organisers, a number of states of the country have launched attractive and vibrant campaigns to create a positive perception and eco-system fo...


117 weeks ago
The ICAR Research Complex for NEH Region located at Umiam in Meghalya organized a three day Exhibition-Cum–Workshop on ‘‘Traditional Farming and Indigenous Foods of North East’’. More than 1,000 farmers from eight states of north east India and 100 scientists and experts participated in the event. The programme was organised to provide a platform for interactions among the artisans, traditional farmers, rural entrepreneurs, academicians, researchers and consumers to explore the possibility of entrepreneurship development in the t...


117 weeks ago
The Dimapur district administration in Nagaland has decided to launch a “Digi Dimapur” campaign in line with the Digital India initiative to encourage cashless payments. District administration has adopted Thahekhu Village to make it the first cashless village in Nagaland. The district administration would also co-ordinate the activities with various agencies like banks and government offices to launch awareness campaigns and digital drives. All government offices and utiliti...


120 weeks ago
PEOPLE’S interest in tourism has seen a leap in entirely new ways since the advent of social networking sites. One can clearly note the rising trend in the excitement of travelling and uploading photos on Instagram, Facebook and other sites. Travel websites that offer several suggestions or share their experience, have also registered an increase. The point to be noted is that in these sites an unwritten priority is given to the Himalayan tours. Information and arrangements are offered, about adventure points starting from popular spots to adventure in Ladakh. But today we will discuss a place that seems common and yet is very special. Shimla is ...


120 weeks ago
Chief Minister of Assam, Sarbananda Sonowal’s constituency, Majuli is the world’s biggest river island. Majuli is set to become India’s first carbon-neutral district by 2020. The plan for the project is developed by IORA Ecological Solutions, an environmental consultancy firm. The main focus will be forestry and bio-diversity and other interventions will be taken over next three years. “To begin with, we are now collecting data for preparing a carbon ...