Cabinet Lines Up Steps To Bell The Cat

IMPHAL, May 16: In a significant development aimed at curbing corruption in high places, a Cabinet Sub-Committee has been formed to record assets of SPF Ministers and MLAs of the ruling coalition. According to an informed source the Committee, headed by Revenue Minister Th Debendra, was constituted on the directive of the Union Home Minister to evaluate assets and liabilities of the Ministers and MLAs...

Terror-Free Assam Eyes A New Script

For the first time in decades, development rather than extremist violence or rhetoric takes centre stage NALBARI/NAGAON/BARPETA (Assam): Nankarbhaira village in Assam’s Nalbari district saw a lavish wedding last year after many decades. Free from the fear of insurgency, this village is now leading a normal life, including looking forward to voting on Monday, the second and final phase of polling...

Honorable Solution To ULFA’s Issue On PM’s Lips

Indian Prime Minister, Manmohan Singh. NEW DELHI, Feb 16: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today said his Government was serious about finding out an “honorable” solution to the vexed ULFA problem but refused to fix any time-frame for it. Singh said the dialogue process between the government and the banned group has begun and the outfit’s leadership, headed by ‘chairman’...

Satellite News Channel Launched In North-East India

A new satellite news channel NewsTime Assam, dedicated for the Assamese community living around the world has been launched in Northeast India. Recognized as the first 24×7 Assamese news channel of the region, bordering Bhutan, Tibet (China), Burma and Bangladesh, was inaugurated by the Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi on the Christmas Day. In a brief function held at its premise at Ulubari, Guwahati,...