Assam – The News Mill https://thenewsmill.com Assam Northeast India News Live, Latest Sports, Cinema, Business & Politics News Tue, 19 Nov 2019 05:10:38 +0530 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.3 https://thenewsmill.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/cropped-TNM-white-100x100.png Assam – The News Mill https://thenewsmill.com 32 32 24 heroes felicitated at 1st Northeast Unsung Heroes Awards https://thenewsmill.com/24-heroes-felicitated-at-1st-northeast-unsung-heroes-awards/ Tue, 19 Nov 2019 05:10:38 +0000 https://thenewsmill.com/?p=19762

The maiden edition of the Northeast Unsung Heroes Red Carpet Social Awards 2019 celebrated the contributions of 24 unsung heroes from across the eight Northeast states at a gala award ceremony in Mumbai on November 15. The award ceremony 1st Northeast Unsung Heroes Red Carpet Social Awards 2019 held in Mumbai in the presence of […]

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NESO opposes amendment of Citizenship Act, warns of stir https://thenewsmill.com/neso-opposes-amendment-of-citizenship-act-warns-of-stir/ Tue, 19 Nov 2019 04:29:10 +0000 https://thenewsmill.com/?p=19755

The North East Student’s Organisation (NESO) on Monday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Amit Shah, reiterating its strong opposition to the proposed amendment of the Citizenship Act, 1955 during the winter session of Parliament which began on Monday. The apex student’s body of the indigenous student groups across the seven Northeastern […]

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‘Turkish cybercriminals’ hack Tripura ATMs, steal huge cash https://thenewsmill.com/turkish-cybercriminals-hack-tripura-atms-steal-huge-cash/ Mon, 18 Nov 2019 11:22:54 +0000 https://thenewsmill.com/?p=19743

After Assam, suspected cybercriminals from Turkey have stolen huge amounts of cash from ATMs through ATM card-cloning devices installed in Tripura’s capital Agartala, police said on Monday. According to the police, banks and other sources, over 60 bank customers of different banks – mostly State Bank of India (SBI) – during the past few days […]

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NESO launches protests against Citizenship Bill across Northeast https://thenewsmill.com/neso-launches-protests-against-citizenship-bill-across-northeast/ Mon, 18 Nov 2019 11:01:35 +0000 https://thenewsmill.com/?p=19739

The North East Students’ Organisation (NESO) – an umbrella organisation of eight student bodies of the Northeast region – on November 18 held protest marches against the proposed Citizenship (Amendment) Bill across all the states in the region. The Citizenship (Amendment) Bill will be tabled in the winter session of the parliament which started from […]

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Forest dept, BJP MLA draw flak over jumbo’s death https://thenewsmill.com/forest-dept-bjp-mla-draw-flak-over-jumbos-death/ Mon, 18 Nov 2019 06:22:44 +0000 https://thenewsmill.com/?p=19731

Assam Forest Department as well as BJP legislator from Sootea Padma Hazarika have drawn severe criticism after an elephant named Krishna died in captivity on Sunday. RTI activist Rohit Choudhury has demanded immediate removal of the Chief Wildlife Warden (CWW) of Assam for allowing a non-technical person to shoot the dart on the rogue elephant, […]

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Laden’s fanfare capture and death in custody…whom to blame? https://thenewsmill.com/ladens-fanfare-capture-and-death-in-custody-whom-to-blame/ Mon, 18 Nov 2019 06:13:11 +0000 https://thenewsmill.com/?p=19726

A wild elephant, supposedly a rogue and a killer of humans, was ‘heroically’ captured with much fanfare in Goalpara, was tied and lifted by crane and shifted to Orang National Park. There was applause and somebody received a heroic ovation from a charmed crowd of humans. We talk of ‘human’ behaviour in the context of […]

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Rogue elephant Laden dies in Assam forest department custody https://thenewsmill.com/rogue-elephant-laden-dies-in-assam-forest-department-custody/ Mon, 18 Nov 2019 05:27:04 +0000 https://thenewsmill.com/?p=19723

A fully-grown wild elephant, named Laden, which was captured by a forest department team led by an Assam BJP MLA recently, died at Orang National Park on Sunday. The wild elephant allegedly killed at least five people within 72 hours at different places in Goalpara district and was captured after tranquilizing by a team of […]

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Three killed in road accident in Assam’s Karmganj town https://thenewsmill.com/three-killed-in-road-accident-in-assams-karmganj-town/ Fri, 15 Nov 2019 17:08:14 +0000 https://thenewsmill.com/?p=19706 At least three people were killed due to a road accident in Karimganj district of Assam on November 15 night. According to reports, a speeding bike hit a man before hitting a passenger vehicle near Brajendranagar area in Karimganj town. The injured persons, including two bikers, were rushed to hospital where they succumbed to their […]

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Protests against Citizenship Amendment Bill resume in Assam https://thenewsmill.com/protests-against-cab-resume-in-assam/ Fri, 15 Nov 2019 16:59:19 +0000 https://thenewsmill.com/?p=19701

With the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill listed for the forthcoming session of the Parliament, protests against the proposed legislation has once again resumed in Assam and other parts of the Northeastern region. The Asom Jatiyatabadi Yuba Chatra Parishad (AJYCP), which has been among the regional, nationalist organizations opposing the CAB, on November 15 staged protests in […]

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‘India is famous for its curries in Japan’ https://thenewsmill.com/india-is-famous-for-its-curries-in-japan/ Fri, 15 Nov 2019 16:23:45 +0000 https://thenewsmill.com/?p=19697

India has become synonymous with its curry in Japan, with every corner in the capital city of Tokyo boosting of at least one Indian restaurant, Kaoru Miyamoto, director-general of Japan Foundation said in Guwahati on November 15. “In Japan, India is famous for its curries. People like it. It is amazing to see how every […]

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