User: patros Topic: NorthEast-News
Category: assam
Last updated: Mar 27 2015 06:37 IST RSS 2.0
 
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The Forest Gumption 29.3.2015 newindianexpress.com
Green warrior turns a sandbar in the Brahmaputra river into a jungle
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Twin off shoots of green economy 28.3.2015 The Telegraph : Jharkhand
The state has been slow on the uptake about infrastructure projects related to the last two Union budgets, the brisk pace of progress of twin agri research institutes being possibly the only exception.
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Air cargo exports manage to soar 27.3.2015 Hindu: Tiruchirapalli
Testing time for stakeholders during suspension of export
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Indra Bania laid to rest with full state honours 27.3.2015 Guwahati - City - The Times of India
Noted Assamese actor and thespian Indra Bania breathed his last on Wednesday evening. He was 73 and had been terminally ill for some time.
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Cry to retain Samujjal as Aasu leaders brainstorm 27.3.2015 Guwahati - City - The Times of India
The marathon delegate meeting of the All Assam Students’ Union (Aasu) was underway at lower Assam’s Dudhnoi town on Thursday evening to select the next executive body of the leading student body of the state after 10 years
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Kaziranga guard falls off elephant, injured 27.3.2015 Guwahati - City - The Times of India
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Tourism minister Mahesh Sharma to visit northeast to promote tourism in the region 27.3.2015 TOI: India
Tourism minister Mahesh Sharma will visit the north-east in April in a bid to promote the region as a travel ...
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Saradha scam: Assam Congress president questioned 27.3.2015 Asian Age: Kolkatta
The CBI on Thursday questioned Assam Congress chief Anjan Dutta in connection with alleged duping of investors by Saradha group of chit fund companies. Dutta, a former minister in the state, was summoned to the CGO complex here by the Special Investigation Team under joint director Rajiv Singh for examination in connection with the scam probe. The sources said his role in the scam is still not clear and being examined to clarify some indications which surfaced during the probe. The agency had searched his premises on August 28 last year and even questioned him, but he was called again for clarification on some issued related to his alleged role, sources said. There are four FIRs against Saradha Group in which it is alleged that thousands of investors were allegedly duped by company officials and their associates who swindled their deposits. Besides, there are 44 FIRs in Orissa against Ponzi companies. The Supreme Court had handed over the Saradha chit fund scam probe to the CBI and asked the state ...
Gurgaon becoming route to smuggle sandalwod out of India? 27.3.2015 TOI: Cities
Yet another major haul of red sanders worth crores this week, the second such seizure in the past one week, indicates that Gurgaon is fast becoming a transit hub for illegal sandalwood ...
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Amit Shah eyes 7 states where lotus is yet to bloom 27.3.2015 TOI: India
BJP chief Amit Shah has been holding meetings with leaders of seven states and Union Territories where the saffron party still has a long way to go in improving its support ...
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Passport office test before PM China trip 27.3.2015 Telegraph: Nation
India plans to set up a mini passport-issuing office in Arunachal Pradesh for the first time this summer, possibly before Prime Minister Narendra Modi's May visit to China, which claims the northeastern state as part of its territory.
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Congress sets election schedule 27.3.2015 Telegraph: Nation
The Congress today announced its schedule for organisational elections, which indicates that the next AICC plenary can only be held after September.
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Jharkhand & Odisha victorious 27.3.2015 Telegraph: Sports
Jharkhand eked out a five-run win over Tripura to begin their Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy zonal round campaign on a positive note, here, on Thursday.
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8 hurt in Nagaland firing & blast 27.3.2015 Telegraph: Front Page
Four Assam Rifles personnel were injured when suspected militants of the National Socialist Council of Nagaland (Khaplang) opened fire at them here, while four civilians were injured in Wokha when an unidentified man hurled a bomb at a grocery shop this morning.
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The Constituency, the Act 27.3.2015 Telegraph: Front Page
There was an uncanny ease with which Indra Bania moved from being cute country bumpkin affectionately called Gobar by his wife, to being Rokheswar, the deprived farmer who tears to shreds the poster of a ruthless politician from a tree, shouting that even wolves and dogs would not touch the cadaver of such scum when he died.
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British man cycles across Meghalaya, elated by local hospitality and landscape 27.3.2015 Meghalaya Times

Staff Reporter
TURA, March 26: Meet Robert Miller, the 37 year old manager of a supermarket in Southampton, close by the south of England, who has been traversing the vast expanses of the country on nothing but his bicycle!
The lanky Englishman was in Tura on Wednesday after cycling through Agia, Tikrikilla, Phulbari Garobadha before reaching the town. While he may have had problems in getting lodging in the various hotels in Tura, Miller was helped in getting accommodation in the house of a local in the Tura DC Park area by a very helpful policeman.

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Saradha scam: Assam Congress president questioned 27.3.2015 Asian Age: Kolkatta
The CBI on Thursday questioned Assam Congress chief Anjan Dutta in connection with alleged duping of investors by Saradha group of chit fund companies. Dutta, a former minister in the state, was summoned to the CGO complex here by the Special Investigation Team under joint director Rajiv Singh for examination in connection with the scam probe. The sources said his role in the scam is still not clear and being examined to clarify some indications which surfaced during the probe. The agency had searched his premises on August 28 last year and even questioned him, but he was called again for clarification on some issued related to his alleged role, sources said. There are four FIRs against Saradha Group in which it is alleged that thousands of investors were allegedly duped by company officials and their associates who swindled their deposits. Besides, there are 44 FIRs in Orissa against Ponzi companies. The Supreme Court had handed over the Saradha chit fund scam probe to the CBI and asked the state ...
‘Expedite Pirpainti, Kajra power projects’ 26.3.2015 Patna News, News from Patna, Bihar| Latest Patna News - Times of India Patna and Bihar News
The state government on Thursday urged the Centre to clear the pending power projects in Bihar at the ...
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President commutes death sentence of Assam death row prisoner 26.3.2015 Zee News : India National
The death sentence of a condemned prisoner belonging to Assam has been commuted to life imprisonment by President Pranab Mukherjee.
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Assam Congress Chief Anjan Dutta Questioned in Saradha Scam 26.3.2015 newindianexpress.com
The CBI questioned Anjan Dutta in connection with alleged duping of gullible investors by Saradha group of chit fund companies.
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