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MEA to set up branch office in Guwahati

NEW DELHI: The ministry of external affairs has agreed to set up one of its field office in Guwahati. According to information, external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj has written to the Assam government asking for land allocation for it in the premier north eastern city. Sources told that the ministry initially plans to set up the office acting on pressure to set up the deputy high commissionerates of the south east Asian nations.  




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Welcome back Imchen

22 Feb 2017 - 11:33am | AT News

The Naga Peoples Front has welcomed Imkong L Imchen again after the MLA tendered apology to the party leadership nearly three years after he was suspended.

Chief minister designate Shurhozelie Lieztietsu formally revoked the three year old order at a meeting of the party in Kohima on Tuesday night.

The former minister in the erstwhile Neiphu Rio government was suspended from the party for Hus alleged involvement in the anti party activities. But Rio was not figured in the meeting.

DAN chairman TR Zeliang and Lieztietsu appreciated each other for their efforts to restore normalcy in violent protest hit state.

Let CBI probe: Gogoi to Sangma

11 Apr 2015 - 8:18pm | AT News

Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi wants CBI to probe into the death of 14 workers in Meghalaya which still shrouds in mystery.

In his letter to his Meghalaya counterpart Mukul Sangma on Saturday, urged him to hand over the case to the CBI to ascertain the real cause of death.

Gogoi, further introduced a money help of Rs one lakh to the subsequent of kin of the deceased and expressed his deep condolences to the bereaved households.

The Chief Minister had earlier directed Additional Chief Secretary Shyam Lal Mewara to enquire into the circumstances main to the death of the labourers with cooperation from Meghalaya government.

Police officer killed in N C hills

26 Feb 2009 - 6:38pm | editor
A police officer was killed another gangman was injured when suspected DHD(J) rebels attacked a group of workers engaged on a railway tract at Langting in North Cachar hills district on Thursday.

According to information, the incident took place at around 10-30 in the morning at the railway tracts at Langting at a distance of 100 kilometer from the Haflong police station.

The deceased, who died on the spot has yet to be identified as police officer identified as some Baglary who was at work died on the spot while a gangman Anil Dey sustained injury. He has been rushed to the Lumding Hospital.