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Bhupen goswami GUWAHATI : Although known for several decades, Meghalaya’s Krem Puri was recently declared as the world’s longest sandstone cave but what was more interesting about the cave was the discovery of dinosaur fossils inside it, especially of Mosasaurus which was a giant aquatic carnivorous reptile. The fossils were discovered inside the sandstone cave Krem Puri which means “Fairy Cave”, near the village of Laitsohum in the Mawsynram area


16 Ethnic and Tribal Orgs oppose Bhupen Goswami GUWAHATI : Rising Anger in Assam Over Centre’s Decision To Grant Citizenship ,Hindu Bangladeshis Issues. 16 Ethnic and Tribal Orgs oppose Granting Citizenship . After the hearing of the Joint Parliamentary Committee on the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016, 16 ethnic and tribal organisations have opposed the move and have warned the government that they will start a vigorous agitation if the Bill


Bangladeshi citizen held for illegally entering India GUWAHATI : A Bangladeshi youth has been arrested by Karimganj Police on Tuesday for allegedly entering India without passport and visa. It is alleged that a Bangladeshi youth, identified as Dilwar Hussain, has been arrested from the AOC Point of Karimganj yesterday evening. The accused hails from the district of Moulvibazar under Barlekha Police Station of Bangladesh. Acting on a tip-off, Karimganj Police


India Meteorological Department (IMD) issues operational forecast for the southwest monsoon seasonal (June to September) rainfall for the country as a whole in two stages. The first stage forecast is issued in April and the second stage forecast is issued in June. These forecasts are prepared using state-of-the-art Statistical Ensemble Forecasting system (SEFS) that is critically reviewed and improved regularly through in-house research activities. Since 2012, IMD is also using


Thiruvananthapuram : Malapuram was badly effected by whatsapp call of hartal. Later on police imposed curfew to control situation. Today Kerala witnessed a sudden Harthal on the Kathuva issue. The harthal is called from unidentified sources and transmitted through social media. It has effected in several places in Kerala especially Malabar area. It was via Whasapp that a call for shutdowns across the state surfaced on Sunday morning. Although no mainstream or


It GUWAHATI : Government is working to hold polls of lok sabha and many assemblies altogether. Presently to go smooth with these polls, legal issues are being looked into. Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Bihar, Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra. The polls in these states are due in 2021 but the elections in these states might take place in 2019 with the Lok Sabha elections. Lok Sabha & Assembly Polls might happen together for


Bhupen Goswami GUWAHATI : Ambassador of the European Union to India Tomasz Kozlowski said Illegal immigration a big issue for Assam and North Eastern states. The European Union (EU) believes that the 28-member countries of the union and India can work together towards formulation of global principles and regulations on migration and that the two sides can be partners in formulating the United Nations’ Global Compact on Migration. This was

crimes against women

GUWAHATI : Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal promises today tough legislation today that the State government would table a tough legislation in the next session to curb the rising crimes against women. The government would also conduct a special recruitment drive for women police sub-inspectors soon. Replying to a zero hour discussion on the rising cases of crimes against women in the State, Sonowal said the spurt in violence against


Guwahati : The centre has extended the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act (AFSPA) in three districts of Arunachal Pradesh and eight police station areas bordering Assam for another six months on Monday. In a notification issued by the Ministry of Home Affairs, Changlang, Longding and Tirap districts in Arunachal Pradesh, along with eight police stations bordering Assam, have been declared as ‘disturbed areas’ under the AFSPA (1958). eight police station will


for allegedly using his Social Media Profile to spread communal hatred GUWAHATI : Manipur Students Association Delhi (MSAD) has lashed out at Manipur CM, N Biren Singh for allegedly using his Social Media Profile to spread communal hatred. This is extremely dangerous and poses an absolute threat to the identity and ethos of the people of Manipur. The student’s association, through a Press Release, said that they are shocked and concerned