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Tiwa poll campaign ending

The campaigning for the Tiwa Autonomous Council polls slated for Wednesday is set to end on Monday evening. The campaign will close at 5 in the afternoon.  

Led by TAC CEM Rama Kanta Deori, the  Tiwa Jatiya Aikya Mancha threatens to impede the prospect of both Congress and BJP. TJAM has fielded candidates in all the 30 seats with support and help from AGP and CPI.

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DoNER minister at NEC Plenary

Dr. Jitendra Singh
3 Jan 2015 - 12:20pm | Rajoo Sharma

Minister of State (i/c) DoNER ministry Dr. Jitendra Singh who was in Shillong on Friday for the 63rd Plenary of North Eastern Council. Speaking to media Singh said that his ministry is to look after problems concerning to the each of the eight States and stressed upon bringing all the eight States closer to the mainland India in terms of development and culturally. One of the sector is youth empowerment by providing them employment by developing tourism sector the youths here would get chance to generate revenue and job opportunities will be there for them.

He further said that a large number of youths here are going outside for higher education, which could be avoided by creating the educational hub here in the region, he also said that “we would like to improve upon trade and defense with our neighboring countries for that we are going in the line of ‘Look East” but before that for the better results we have to ‘Act East” so that we get better results and “Look East” will automatically take off.

Bad days await finance health

10 May 2015 - 5:10pm | AT News

Bad days are not far away for Assam financial health if what Tarun Gogoi apprehends before Centre.

In a letter to Arun Jaitley, Gogoi said that without Centre’s help the state can not escape the impending crisis.  

Gogoi in his letter sent to the Union finance minister urged the Centre to settle the fund flow issue to the State. “The state has been facing a major challenge during 2014-15 and 2015-16 over planning and flow of funds,” Gogoi has written to Jaitley.

According to him, Assam is in the need of more public investment and increased financial support from the Centre to sustain and speed up growth.

He said the funds released to the State are showing a declining trend. The budget has provision for Rs 21,000 crore for plan expenditure during 2014-15 based on the general trend of annual plan allocations made by the Planning Commission in the previous years.

Hmar students claimed three positions in NEHU PG exam

26 Aug 2011 - 6:53pm | editor


Three members of the Hmar Students Association (HSA) in Shillong claimed three positions in the recently announced Post-graduate examination held under North Eastern Hill University (NEHU). The three successful students are Mr. J. Lalhmahruaia (S/o Lalruatthanga, Phuoibuong, Mizoram) who is ranked 5th Position in M.A (Economics), Mr. Simon L Infimate (S/o Lalpansang Infimate, Parbung/ Shillong) ranked 8th Position in M.A (Geography) and Miss Jocica Lalhrietpui Buhril (D/o (L) L.H. Tluonga Buhril, Shillong) who also claimed the 8th Position in M.A (Lib. Info. Science). Results for other subjects of the PG exams is expected to be declared this month.


Lalremlien Neitham, Shillong