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Nagaland records low infant mortality rate

Agencies Nagaland is one of the eight states in the country to have achieved the national-level Millennium Development Goals of reducing Infant Mortality rates, according to the recently released data by the Ministry of

Northeastern state Meghalaya enters Indian railway network

Staff At 14:45 hours on March 31, Meghalaya entered the Indian railway network with the commencement of the Dudhnoi-Mendipathar new line project. The engine reportedly rolled out from the Nalbari Station and entered Meghalaya’s

Arunachal Pradesh capital Itanagar put on India’s railway map

Staff Arunachal Pradesh capital Itanagar was put on the country’s railway map on Monday, with the first passenger train of about 400 commuters arriving at Naharlagun near here. The train, with 10 passengers and

Manipur: Weavers and artisans from northeast get exposure at Imphal Expo

Staff A national level handloom expo was recently organized in Manipur to promote handloom traditions of the northeast and create a wider market for both weavers and artisans. A two-week long National Handloom Expo

Mizoram bandh called off, Lok Sabha poll deferred to April 11

Staff Mizoram Joint NGO Coordination Committee on Tuesday called off its 72-hour statewide bandh after the Election Commission and the state government agreed to their demands against the exercise of the franchise by Bru

71% voter turnout in Arunachal Pradesh for Assembly and Loksabaha elections

Staff Diyun: The Northeastern state of Arunachal Pradesh recorded a 71%  voter turnout for two Loksabha seats and 49 of the 60 Assembly seats. Voting began in 2,158 stations across the state at 7 am

Tripura shows the way to rest of India with a 84% turnout on voting day for Loksabha

Staff Guwahati/Agartala: The Lok Sabha election 2014 kicked off today in five constituencies of Assam and one in Tripura. Tripura set the mood for the 9 phase election as an impressive 84% of the

#Elections2014: Poll projections for Darjeeling parliamentary constituency

Staff After many years Loksabha elections in Darjeeling are heading for a four way battle. Breaking the monopoly of Darjeeling based parties, there are four candidates in the fray. An Independent, a Gorkha Janamukti

#Elections2014: Know your candidates in Darjeeling

Staff From the affidavit of the candidates as declared while filing nomination papers:  Pending Court cases: Both Independent candidate Dr. Lama and  Congress Candidate Mr. Saman Pathak has cases pending in the courts. Assets:

Election Commission provides polling station information via SMS in Meghalaya

Staff The Election Commission has launched an SMS system in Meghalaya to provide voters with accurate information about their polling stations for the upcoming Loksabha elections in the state on April 9. The mobile

Anti-AFSPA rally demands repealing the draconian law

By TCN News New Delhi: On 30th March, an anti-AFSPA rally was jointly organized by Sharmila Solidarity Campaign, AISA, AIPWA, RYA, DSF, JNUSU, NEFIS, Voices against 377, NAPM and Right to water campaign, from