Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi today announced Rs. 5 lakh each for the patients who tested HIV-positive after receiving blood from a state-run hospital. He also said the government would bear the medical expenses for the treatment of the victims.
A slight intensity earthquake hit West Kameng district of Arunachal Pradesh in the morning on Sunday, the Met department said.
Four persons tested positive for HIV after receiving blood at a state-run hospital in Assam’s Darrang district. They had received blood from the hospital’s blood bank over the past few months, triggering protests on World Blood Donor Day today.
A hill-based Naga outfit has calleda 48-hour bandh from the midnight of June 16 to protest against the policies of the Manipur government.
Unable to afford costly treatment for their six-month-old daughter, a daily-wage labourer and his wife strangled her to death and dumped her body in a ditch near their home, Tripura Police said Friday.
A woman was shot at by her neighbour for driving out a goat which was eating vegetables from her garden at an interior village in Imphal West district of Manipur, police said today.
Congress candidate Debojit Thousen is the only contender for the election of Chief Executive Member (CEM) of the North Cachar Hills Autonomous Council.
At least 27 camps of different insurgent groups are located in Bangladesh near the Dampa Tiger Reserve in Mizoram, BSF officials said in Aizawl on Wednesday.
The prime accused in the Nani Tama murder case has been arrested near an airfield in Itanagar, the police said today.
Kuki militants, who were to begin an indefinite road blockade between Imphal and Ukhrul district headquarters, have called off the stir following an appeal from different social organisations.
Around 600 tourists returning to Gangtok from Chhangu Lake, Baba Mandir and Nathu-la were stranded at 5th Mile, 15km from Gangtok, following a landslide on Jawaharlal Nehru Marg this evening, official sources said.
With insurgency on the wane in Tripura, the government has reduced the areas under Armed Forces Special Powers Act, 1958 (AFSPA), which gave ample powers to paramilitary forces to conduct search or arrest people in the name of insurgency.
The first all-women police station in Arunachal Pradesh has started functioning to specifically deal with crimes against women.
Police are investigating an Indian university suspected of issuing fake PhDs after it awarded more than 400 doctorates in a single year, officers said Wednesday.
Going green is expensive. The National Green India Mission entails Rs.
46,000 crore for 10 years to bring 33% of the country’s landmass under forest and tree cover.