Guwahati |Tuesday, 2020 2:45:07 AM ISTAmid a social media storm after a city-based anaesthesiologist, who was taking anti-malarial drug hydroxychloroquine as a precaution against coronavirus infection, died of heart attack, doctors here on Monday ruled out any link between his death and the i... read..
Guwahati/Agartala |Monday, 2020 4:45:05 AM ISTWith two positive coronavirus cases found last week, the northeastern states on Sunday further stepped up their efforts to reach out to people and maintain the supply of essentials.... read..
Guwahati/Agartala |Monday, 2020 2:15:05 AM ISTNortheast India's topographical isolation, less congestion of people and fewer international migration, largely due to the mountainous region are the factors that have so far restricted the spread of COVID-19, experts said.... read..
Guwahati (Assam) | March 30, 2020 6:41:28 AM ISTThe Indian Railways is converting train coaches into isolation wards to prepare for a fight against coronavirus to meet the increasing demand for beds.... read..
Dibrugarh (Assam) | March 30, 2020 6:11:28 AM ISTVolunteers of 'Animal Welfare People' on Sunday fed dogs in Dibrugarh amid the ongoing nationwide lockdown.... read..
Guwahati |Sunday, 2020 3:15:05 AM ISTIn a unique endeavour, the Indian railways has started work to convert train coaches into isolation wards to deal with rush of COVID-19 patients, railway official said on Saturday.... read..
Silchar (Assam) |Sunday, 2020 4:45:05 AM ISTAn Assam Tea Security Force (ATSF) guard died in the state's Cachar district on Saturday, with his family claiming he was lynched by a mob while enforcing the ongoing lockdown at a market. Police, however, said he died of high blood pressure after a quarr... read..
Silchar (Assam) |Sunday, 2020 4:45:05 AM ISTAn Assam Tea Security Force (ATSF) guard died in Cachar district of southern Assam on Saturday, following which his family claimed he was lynched by a mob while enforcing the ongoing lockdown at a market, but police said his death was due to a quarrel and... read..
Guwahati/Agartala |Sunday, 2020 3:45:05 AM ISTThe northeastern states battled with issues of curbing the novel coronavirus pandemic while maintaining a non-stop supply of essentials, vegetables and medical necessities, all for which the region is largely reliant on the rest of India.... read..
Guwahati/Agartala |Saturday, 2020 6:15:05 AM ISTPolice in different northeastern states on Friday have started supplying cooked or packaged food to the needy people while people are becoming more scared fearing that the availability of essentials would be scarce from early next week.... read..
Bongaigaon (Assam) | March 28, 2020 4:11:35 PM ISTStones were pelted at police personnel at Bhawlaguri Bodi Bazaar under New Bangai police station area in Bongaigaon amid the nationwide lockdown.... read..
Guwahati/Agartala |Saturday, 2020 11:45:05 PM ISTSeveral NGOs in northeastern states have come forward to feed the stray animals, specialy dogs, cows and monkeys, who are facing starvation due to the countrywide lockdown following coronavirus.... read..
Guwahati (Assam) | March 28, 2020 5:41:35 PM ISTThe daily meeting of State Level Task Force to review the status and action for management of COVID-19 was held under the chairmanship of Assam Chief Secretary Kumar Sanjay Krishna on Saturday at Janata Bhawan in Dispur.... read..
Guwahati |Friday, 2020 5:15:05 AM ISTThe police and other authorities in Assam on Thursday stopped various construction works including that of a building on the IIT-Guwahati campus for defying the lockdown and protective measures put in place to combat the coronavirus pandemic, the police s... read..
Dispur (Assam) | March 27, 2020 10:11:36 PM ISTAround 5 crore bottles of hand sanitizers will be supplied free of cost by the excise factories of the state, informed the state Excise Minister Parimal Suklabaidiya.... read..
Guwahati |Friday, 2020 8:45:05 PM ISTAir India would operate special cargo flights to the northeastern region of India to ferry the commodities required to deal with the novel coronavirus treatment and other public emergency, top AAI official said on Friday.... read..
Agartala/Guwahati |Friday, 2020 10:15:05 PM ISTVarious polls to the autonomous and local bodies in several northeastern region have been postponed indefinitely due to the situation arising out of the nationwide lockdown to check the spread of novel coronavirus, officials said on Friday.... read..
Guwahati (Assam) | March 26, 2020 11:11:45 PM ISTAssam Health Department and Guwahati Municipal Corporation along with fire and emergency services carried out a disinfection drive at Gauhati Medical College and Hospital (GMCH) on Thursday in the wake of coronavirus threat.... read..
Guwahati/Agartala |Thursday, 2020 11:45:05 PM ISTOver 850 big tea gardens and thousands of small gardens in the northeastern region of India specially in Assam are closed leading to huge economic loss and jeopardizing the livelihood of lakhs of workers.... read..
Guwahati (Assam) | March 26, 2020 3:41:42 PM ISTThe Assam government is constructing a coronavirus isolation centre at the Indira Gandhi Athletic Stadium, also known as Sarusajai Stadium, in Guwahati on a war footing.... read..
Guwahati/Agartala |Thursday, 2020 2:15:05 AM ISTAs lockdown continued effectively across the northeastern region of India on Wednesday, the police detained around 200 people in different states for violating the enforcement, officials said.... read..
Guwahati |Wednesday, 2020 7:45:05 PM ISTFormer Indian football player and 1970 Asian Games bronze medallist Abdul Latif has died. Latif, 73, breathed his last in Guwahati on Monday night.... read..
Guwahati/Imphal/Agartala |Wednesday, 2020 2:45:05 AM ISTPeople from all walks of life, including traders and transporters, on Tuesday fully followed the lockdown, imposed on the seven northeastern states in a bid to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus, officials said.... read..
Guwahati/Agartala/Aizawl |Tuesday, 2020 2:45:06 AM ISTSix of the eight northeastern states -- Assam, Manipur, Tripura, Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland and Mizoram -- have declared lockdown to curb the coronavirus spread.... read..