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Meghalaya wants to gain from China’s ageing population

Shillong : With an eye to China's ageing workforce, Meghalaya Thursday decided to set up three skill development centres to train youths to help...

Congress will do well in the northeast: Goa ex-CM

Shillong : Former Goa chief minister Luizinho Faleiro Friday exuded confidence that the northeastern states would contribute more seats to the Congress kitty, and...

Three killed in Manipur blast

Imphal : Three people were killed and four others injured when a powerful blast rocked Manipur's capital city Imphal Sunday, police said. "An IED (improvised...

K.K. Paul takes oath as acting Mizoram governor

Aizawl : Meghalaya Governor Krishan Kant Paul Tuesday took additional charge as the governor of Mizoram. Paul was sworn-in as the state's 14th governor by...

Dimapur lynching incident rocks Assam assembly

Guwahati : The fifth day of the budget session of the Assam legislative assembly on Monday witnessed noisy scenes over the lynching of a rape accused in Nagaland's Dimapur town. The problem started after some of the opposition members raised concerns over former Assam minister and Congress legislator Siddeque Ahmed's statement that he had prior information that the mob will break into the jail in Dimapur and kill the rape accused and that he had informed Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi about this on the morning of March 5.

Bodo faction threatens to quit peace process

Guwahati : The pro-talk NDFB faction Friday threatened to pull out of the peace process if the government does not release its president Ranjan...

FIR against 17 Tripura officials for siphoning NHM fund

Agartala : An FIR has been lodged against 17 Tripura government officials, including five chief medical officers (CMOs), in connection with the siphoning of...

Manik Sarkar calls on Narendra Modi

New Delhi/Agartala : Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar Friday called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi. "It was a courtesy call," an official...

Left parties join hands ahead of polls in northeast

Imphal : Joining hands ahead of elections in some northeastern states, the left parties have called for unity among themselves to stamp out corruption...

Normalcy returns to Assam-Nagaland border

Guwahati : The troubled Assam-Nagaland border is limping back to normal following an attack by Naga militants that led to the death of nine...

Minority Welfare Society felicitates outstanding students in Guwahati

By TwoCircles.net Staff reporter, Guwahati: Speaking as the chief guest at the students felicitation programme organised by the Minority Welfare Society (MWS) in Guwahati, Abu Saleh Najmuddin, former Health Minister of Assam said, “Any community that does not accord importance to education is bound to remain backward. A community’s empowerment can come only from acquiring information and knowledge.”

23 books selected for Sahitya Akademi Translation Prize 2014

New Delhi : Translations of popular books like "The Immortals of Meluha" "The God of Small Things" and "Mujhe Chand Chahiye", among others, have...

PDP protests Farooq Abdullah’s remarks

Srinagar : The PDP Tuesday organised a protest march here against union minister Farooq Abdullah's remark allegedly calling Kashmris "maha chors" (big thieves). Abdullah...

Role of Akram Hussain Saikia in the freedom struggle of India

Remembering the nationalist Muslim leader on the completion of the Birth Centenary Celebration By Nurur Rahim Majumdar, The role played by the Muslim nationalist leaders of Assam in the freedom struggle of India cannot be ignored. These Muslim nationalist leaders whether they are from Assam Valley or from Barak Valley have equally played their vital role in India’s struggle for freedom. Every movement whether it is Khilafat Movement or it is Quit India Movement (Bharat Chhodo Andolon or August Kranti) which was started as a Civil Disobedience movement in India in response to Mahatma Gandhi’s call for immediate Independence, the Muslim nationalist leaders of Assam equally responded to the call of Mahatma Gandhiji.

Assam floods: Seven dead, situation grim in two districts

Guwahati : The flood situation has deteriorated in Assam's Dhemaji and Lakhimpur districts with seven deaths reported from the area where three lakh people...

24,517 J&K youth provided government jobs in 2012-2013

By IANS, Jammu : Jammu and Kashmir government provided government jobs to over 24,000 youth during 2012-2013. Minister for Labour and Employment Ajay Sadhotra Friday told...

Terror plot averted in Meghalaya

Shillong : Seven insurgents were arrested in Meghalaya Thursday, as police averted a plot to carry out an explosion in the assembly constituency of...

Abide by model code of conduct, J&K political parties told

Jammu : Jammu and Kashmir chief electoral officer (CEO) Umang Narula Friday asked political parties to abide by the model code of conduct during...

गुमनाम और हाशिए से दूर हैं ‘वन गुर्जर’

आस मोहम्मद कैफ,​ ​TwoCircles.net​ ​ सहारनपुर: ​सहारनपुर से बिजनौर तक फैले जंगलो के ऊंचे​ ​पहाड़ी इलाके में लाखों वन गुर्जर रहते है. ​ये लोग जानवरों के...

Ismail Hussain harmony award presented to Hiren Gohain

By TwoCircles.net Staff Reporter, Guwahati: Char Chapori Sahitya Parishad (CCSP), a literary body of Assam which represents the Muslims living on the riverine areas of the state presented litterateur Ismail Hussain memorial Harmony Award to noted intellectual and scholar Dr Hiren Gohain.