June 23, 2024

Asish Saha new Tripura PCC chief

TAP | Updated: 2023-06-18
AGARTALA, Jun 18: Former MLA Asish Kumar Saha has been appointed as the new president of the Tripura Pradesh Congress Committee (TPCC) replacing  Birajit Sinha.             AICC general secretary KC Venugopal has already communicated the decision of Congress president

Sikkim stranded tourists evacuated

TAP | Updated: 2023-06-18
GANGTOK, Jun 18: The North Sikkim District Collector (DC) Hem Kumar Chettri on Sunday said that no fresh permits will be issued to tourists to visit the picturesque district in view of weather-related vagaries and restoration works underway for roads damaged extensively due to landslides even as all 2,464

Four minors killed in landslide in EKH

TAP | Updated: 2023-06-17
SHILLONG, Jun 17: As heavy rainfall continues in the region, four minors were reportedly killed in a massive landslide in the Laitlarem village in East Khasi Hills in Meghalaya. As per reports, two others were also severely injured in the incident. Following the unfortunate incident, the government announced

Mizoram seeks Rs 10 crore from Centre for displaced people from Manipur

TAP | Updated: 2023-06-17
AIZWAL, Jun 17: The Mizoram government has urged the Centre to expedite the release of relief to over 11,000 internally displaced people from violence-hit Manipur, an official statement said. The state government has sought Rs 10 crore as immediate relief for the displaced people, who are taking shelter

Heavy rainfall lashes Meghalaya; deaths, landslides reported

TAP | Updated: 2023-06-17
SHILLONG, Jun 17: Bodies of two minor sisters, who were trapped inside their house after it collapsed following heavy rainfall and landslides in Meghalaya's West Khasi Hills district on Saturday, were retrieved with the help of family members and neighbours, police said. The accident took place at Mawiong-Pyndengrei

Hectic political activities in NE states as poll schedules announced

TAP | Updated: 2023-01-18
SHILLONG, Jan 18: Political activity has heated up in Meghalaya, Nagaland and Tripura, three northeastern states whose election schedules were announced on Wednesday. With polls slated for next month, political mega-rallies and last-minute attempts at creating electoral undertakings came to the fore. West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee

Sikkim experiences heavy snowfall

TAP | Updated: 2022-12-31
GANGTOK, Dec 30: The Sikkim Police has decided to stop issuing permits to tourists to visit Tsomgo and Nathu-la from Friday as the Himalayan state has been receiving continuous snowfall since December 27, an official said.             The tourist permits

Sikkim experiences heavy snowfall

TAP | Updated: 2022-12-30
GANGTOK, Dec 30: The Sikkim Police has decided to stop issuing permits to tourists to visit Tsomgo and Nathu-la from Friday as the Himalayan state has been receiving continuous snowfall since December 27, an official said.             The tourist permits

Sikkim accident: Bodies of Army men sent home after wreath laying ceremony

TAP | Updated: 2022-12-24
BAGDOGRA, Dec 24: The mortal remains of the 16 Army personnel who were killed in a road accident in Sikkim were sent to their respective homes after a solemn wreath-laying ceremony was held at Bagdogra airport in the northern part of West Bengal on Saturday.     

Eviction drive will continue: Himanta

TAP | Updated: 2022-12-21
  Guwahati, Dec 21: Brushing aside pleas by opposition parties, Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma Wednesday, asserted that eviction drives to clear "government and forest land in Assam" will continue in the BJP-run state. The statement comes in the backdrop of a massive eviction drive earlier

7 students killed as school bus overturns in Manipur's Noney

TAP | Updated: 2022-12-21
  Imphal, Dec 21: Seven students were killed and over 25 others suffered grievous injuries after a school bus overturned in Manipur's Noney district on Wednesday, police said. The incident took place on Old Cachar Road near Longsai area of the hill district, around 55 km

No need to panic yet as Assam has no positive cases: CM on Covid surge in China

TAP | Updated: 2022-12-21
  Guwahati, Dec 21: Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Wednesday said there is no need for people of Assam to panic over rising number of Covid cases in China, as there are no positive cases in the state at present. "India's vaccines and
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