Golden Jubilee of Traditional Boat Race Celebrated at Kulsi Riverbank

Boat Race on Lakhi Puja at Kulsi

Kulsi Youth Club Commemorates Half a Century of Boating Tradition On the auspicious occasion of Lakhi Puja, thousands gathered at the Kulsi riverside in South Kamrup’s Kulsi area to witness the traditional Boat Race competition, a tradition upheld since 1973. The Kulsi River often considered the lifeline for the Rabha ethnic group, was alive with … Read more

Child Killed, Mom Injured in Firing by Assam Forest Personnel Driving Away Elephants


A two-year-old girl was killed and her mother injured during a firing by forest department personnel to chase a herd of wild elephants that also wounded another person in Assam’s Kamrup Rural district, police said on Friday. Personnel of the department were engaged in driving away a herd of wild elephants creating havoc for the … Read more

AAPSU, NESO Demand Scrapping Of AFSPA


Expressing solidarity with the 14 innocent civilians killed by armed forces at Oting in Mon district of Nagaland, All Arunachal Pradesh Student Union (AAPSU) and North East Student Organization (NESO) jointly organized a sit-in demonstration and mass lighting event at IG park in Itanagar on Thursday. Besides, AAPSU and NESO members, hundreds of students from … Read more

NSF Stages Demonstration Against AFSPA


The Naga Students’ Federation (NSF) organised sit-in dharna in front of Raj Bhavan in Kohima on Thursday against the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA). Students took part at the dharna with placards that read “Repeal the Draconian Law AFSPA 1985”, “Indian Army foe of North Eastern people”, “We stand in solidarity with our Naga … Read more

Accidents Claimed Nearly 48,000 Lives On National Highways Last Year: Govt

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Road accidents killed as many as 47,984 people on National Highways, including on expressways, during 2020, the Parliament was informed on Thursday. In a written reply to the Lok Sabha, Minister of Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari said 53,872 people died due to road accidents on National Highways, including on expressways, in 2019. Gadkari … Read more

NLFT Militant Involved In BSF Ambush Surrenders Along With 2 Others


Two NLFT (BM), One KYKL Militant Lay Down Arms A militant of banned outfit ‘National Liberation Front of Tripura (BM)’ involved in the ambush of Border Security Force (BSF) personnel surrendered before force’s sector headquarters in Panisagar under North Tripura district on Wednesday. Along with him, two more militants of NLFT (BM) and another active … Read more