News & Information From Northeast India

9% schools get A+ grade in second phase of Gunotsav in Assam

As many as 1,979 government-run primary schools of Assam’s 12 districts are running with less than 5 students and 8,905 schools of these districts are yet to have adequate classrooms. Assam education minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Wednesday said that, the erroneous figures have came to light following the second phase of ‘Gunotsav’ held between […]

Army Chief Bipin Rawat arrives in Dimapur on a two-day visit

Chief of the Indian Army General Bipin Rawat commenced his visit to Army Spear Corps when he arrived at Dimapur airport in Nagaland on Thursday. The Army chief will visit strategic locations in Assam, Nagaland and Manipur during the two-day visit on December 28-29. Besides being briefed at various Army and Assam Rifles headquarters, General […]

Assam woman abducted 25-years back found in Pakistan

Hailing from a poor family in Assam’s Dhubri district, Momina Khatun, was missing since 25 years. She was allegedly abducted by human traffickers from Golakganj area in Dhubri. Almost 25 years since her whereabouts was unknown, the family members of Momina had reported that she was traced in Pakistan through the use of Facebook. Family […]

Forest guards to get sophisticated weapons to protect rhinos: Brahma

To protect one-horned rhinoceros and combat poachers, Assam forest guards will soon be equipped with sophisticated weapons. Assam forest minister Pramila Rani Brahma on Thursday said that, the state forest department has started process to procure sophisticated weapons including AK-Ghatak rifle, Insas rifle worth Rs 10 crore. “Today we have got some weapons among the […]