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Three Northeast states record most primary school dropout rates

Three Northeast states record most primary school dropout rates

GUWAHATI: Concerted efforts by the central and respective state governments to improve school dropout rates in the northeast is yet to yield effective results, as Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland and top the tally of states which recorded high dropout rates at primary level of school education during 2016-17. These worrying figures […]

Will complete key projects: UT adviser

Will complete key projects: UT adviser

CHANDIGARH: ?To expedite projects in city beautiful will be my top priority,? says Manoj Kumar Parida, a 1986 batch Arunchal Pradesh, Goa, and Union Territories (AGMUT) cadre IAS officer, who joined as new the UT adviser on Wednesday. While talking to TOI, Parida, who held several key posts in the […]

Manoj Parida takes charge as new UT adviser

Manoj Parida takes charge as new UT adviser

CHANDIGARH: , Manoj Kumar Parida, a 1986 batch Arunchal, Goa, and Union Territories () cadre IAS, joined the UT administration on Wednesday. The new adviser was presented with the guard of honor at UT Guest House, and was welcomed by the officers of . The new adviser to the administrator […]

NE students find home away from home in Kolkata

NE students find home away from home in Kolkata

Kolkata: Aldy towers over his friends as the group of friends sit down to talk. Sweating and exhausted from a game of futsal they were playing with other northeastern students in the hostel, he starts eagerly, ?Futsal is basically indoor football played with five-member teams. The hostel security guards saw […]

Panchayat win shows NE has taken to BJP: Sonowal

Panchayat win shows NE has taken to BJP: Sonowal

GUWAHATI: The state BJP leadership, led by chief minister along with finance and health minister Himanta Sarma and state president Ranjeet Dass, on Thursday addressed media in New Delhi, saying that while the nation was glued to BJP?s performance in the assembly elections, it missed the party?s huge victory in […]

‘Mizo National Front to be in NDA, but won‘t team up with BJP‘

‘Mizo National Front to be in NDA, but won‘t team up with BJP‘

By: Miriam Pachuau AIZAWL: The ruling Mizo National Front (MNF) will not leave the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) or its northeast version, the North East Democratic Alliance (Neda), party president Zoramthanga, who was sworn in on Saturday, said. “MNF has been a part of NDA for a long time […]

New Mizoram government to take oath amid Christian rituals

New Mizoram government to take oath amid Christian rituals

AIZAWAL: will for the first time witness the swearing-in of a government amid reading of Biblical verses and singing of Handel?s famed ?Hallelujah Chorus? and other religious hymns on Saturday when Mizo National Front (MNF) takes charge of the Christian-majority state. ?We are doing it for the first time,? Lalruatkima, […]

Mizoram election results: Won?t induct BJP MLA in cabinet, says Zoramthanga

Mizoram election results: Won?t induct BJP MLA in cabinet, says Zoramthanga

AIZAWL: Mizoram?s chief minister-in-waiting, Mizo National Front (MNF) , on Wednesday made it clear he will not include the lone BJP legislator, Buddha Dhan Chakma, in his ministry despite MNF being BJP?s partner in NDA and the North East Democratic Alliance (Neda). ?MNF won majority on its own. So we […]

Mizoram Congress ready for pact with ZPM

Mizoram Congress ready for pact with ZPM

AIZAWL: Congress, which suffered a crushing defeat at the hands of the Mizo National Front (MNF) on Tuesday, will review its performance in the assembly polls after January 14 next year. In a bid to understand what went wrong, the Grand Old Party will conduct a thorough analysis in their […]

Mizoram election results: BJP registers its first victory in Mizoram, fails to gain ground with minority Brus

Mizoram election results: BJP registers its first victory in Mizoram, fails to gain ground with minority Brus

AIZAWL: The , which most of the northeast sees as a pro-Hindu party, has managed to win its first assembly seat in five attempts it made in the strategic border state where Christians form 97% of the population. However, it failed to find any takers among the Bru voter base. […]