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Assam: Dibrugarh administration rescues 24 destitutes amid COVID-19 lockdown

A total of 24 destitutes and mentally challenged persons, including five women, were rescued from different locations of eastern Assams Dibrugarh town on Thursday by the

NORTHEAST NOW 3 Apr 2020 6:40 am

Assam Governor contributes to fight coronavirus pandemic

Assam Governor Prof Jagdish Mukhi on Thursday contributed one months gross salary amounting to Rs 3,50,000 to the Chief Ministers Relief Fund to support the Assam governm

NORTHEAST NOW 3 Apr 2020 6:29 am

Centre blames Tablighi Jamaat for Covid19 outbreak in Assam

The Union health ministry on Thursday said Tablighi Jamaat workers in Delhis Nizamuddin Markaz have spread the infectious Covid19 virus in Assam along with the rest of th

NORTHEAST NOW 3 Apr 2020 2:11 am

Covid19: Indian Oil announces insurance cover for its frontline staff

In the wake of Covid19, the Indian Oil Corporation Ltd (IOCL) has come up with insurance coverage for its frontline staff. These Indian Oil staff members include LPG show

NORTHEAST NOW 3 Apr 2020 1:54 am

Assam: 13 samples test negative for Covid19 in Dhemaji

All the swab samples of 13 patients sent to the ICMR laboratory at Lahowal in Dibrugarh tested negative for Covid19 on Thursday. Informing about this, the joint director

NORTHEAST NOW 3 Apr 2020 1:11 am

Coronavirus positive cases in Northeast rise to 24

The coronavirus positive cases in Northeast jumped to 24 on Thursday after five more cases were reported in Assam, Manipur and Arunachal Pradesh. 22 of these cases have l

NORTHEAST NOW 3 Apr 2020 1:01 am

Covid19: Sonowal leads sanitization drive at Fancy Bazar in Guwahati

As a part the efforts being taken by the Assam government to contain the spread of Covid19, chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Thursday led a sanitization exercise at F

NORTHEAST NOW 3 Apr 2020 12:47 am

Coronavirus toll crosses 50,000 across globe, positive cases near million mark

The coronavirus death toll across the globe has crossed 50,000 late on Thursday with Italy (13,915) and Spain (10,003) accounting for nearly half the fatalities. The numb

NORTHEAST NOW 3 Apr 2020 12:32 am

Lockdown: Atta, daal and edible oils prices go up

The prices of flour (atta), pulses, ‘besan’ and edible oils have soared due to disruption in the supply chain following the 21-day countrywide lockdown called

NORTHEAST NOW 3 Apr 2020 12:09 am

#CheckTheFake-3: nCoronavirus is secular

When the entire world is gripped into COVID-19 pandemic, the social media users in India waste no time to give it a communal colour. It started with the Nizammuddin Tabli

NORTHEAST NOW 3 Apr 2020 12:03 am

Eminent citizens slam Akhil Gogois continuous detention

A total of 29 leading personalities including scholars, lawyers, journalist and activists from across the country have slammed the Assam government for its callous attitu

NORTHEAST NOW 2 Apr 2020 11:51 pm

Coronavirus: Meghalaya defers 50% salaries of CM, ministers & top officials

The Meghalaya government on Thursday night announced 50 percent deferment in the net salary of Chief Minister, ministers and all India Service Officers – IAS, IPS a

NORTHEAST NOW 2 Apr 2020 11:21 pm

Meghalaya worries after coronavirus cases rise in Assam

The Meghalaya government has asked the NEIGRIHMS to create protocols on coming in of non-COVID-19 patients from outside the state. Two government hospitals in Meghalaya h

NORTHEAST NOW 2 Apr 2020 11:11 pm

Nationwide lockdown may not end on April 14

The nationwide lockdown to contain coronavirus is unlikely to end on April 14, as initially planned. Prime Minister Narendra Modi is believed to have told Chief Ministers

NORTHEAST NOW 2 Apr 2020 10:56 pm

Assam: Lakhimpurs 6 returnees from Nizamuddin Markaz test negative for Covid19

The six people from Lakhimpur district, who returned from Nizamuddin Markaz in Delhi after attending the Tablighi Jamaat, tested negative for Covid19. The authorities ide

NORTHEAST NOW 2 Apr 2020 7:48 pm

COVID-19: 28 samples in Dibrugarh turn negative

The samples of 28 persons from Dibrugarh, which were collected on Wednesday, tested negative forcoronavirus. The test reports were out on Thursday. The 28 persons had vis

NORTHEAST NOW 2 Apr 2020 7:00 pm

Aarogya Setu: Govt launches coronavirus tracker app

The Central government on Thursday launched an app called AarogyaSetu to help people track coronavirus infections more accurately. The app was launched by the National In

NORTHEAST NOW 2 Apr 2020 6:55 pm

Lockdown21: Villages in Assams Jorhat take lead to keep away outsiders

Villages in Jorhat have had a head start over others in self-isolation barricading the roads leading to the villages with bamboo poles, ever since the countrywide lockdow

NORTHEAST NOW 2 Apr 2020 6:48 pm

Arunachal: CM Pema Khandu reviews the states preparedness to tackle COVID-19

Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu on Thursday chaired a meeting to discuss the states preparedness level to tackle the COVID-19 pandemic. The chief minister, d

NORTHEAST NOW 2 Apr 2020 6:36 pm

CPI (M) Rajya Sabha MP refuses to contribute to PM CARES fund

CPI (M) Rajya Sabha MP KK Ragesh has refused to contribute to the newly constituted PM CARES fund created to collect fund for fighting COVID-19. He was responding to Vice

NORTHEAST NOW 2 Apr 2020 6:23 pm

Covid-19: Special committee formed to liaise with Dimapur district admin & police

Nagaland chief secretary Temjen Toy on Thursday constituted a four-member special committee to liaise with and advise the Dimapur district administration and police on al

NORTHEAST NOW 2 Apr 2020 6:12 pm

Nagaland Congress appeals ministers, MLAs, MPs to donate funds to fight Covid-19

The Nagaland Congress on Thursday appealed to the ministers, MLAs and MPs of the state to donate one years local area development fund towards the Chief Ministers Fund to

NORTHEAST NOW 2 Apr 2020 6:02 pm

Lockdown21: Odisha banker duped of Rs 19,000 while placing online order for liquor

Amid nationwide lockdown, a bank manager in Odisha was duped of an amount of Rs 19,000 when he placed an online order for liquor on Tuesday. While essential commodities a

NORTHEAST NOW 2 Apr 2020 5:42 pm

Why is New Orleans coronavirus death rate seven times New Yorks? Obesity is a factor

The coronavirus has been a far deadlier threat in New Orleans than the rest of the United States, with a per-capita death rate much higher than in New York City. Doctors,

The Sen Times 2 Apr 2020 5:13 pm

Listen to doctors and avoid gatherings, appeals Tablighi Jamaat Maulana Saad Kandhlawi

The chief of Tablighi Jamaat Maulana Saad Kandhlawi has urged the followers to follow the prescribed government procedures to check the spread of COVID-19 by cooperating

NORTHEAST NOW 2 Apr 2020 4:49 pm

Govt employee commits suicide in UP, feared coronavirus

Saharanpur: A government employee hanged himself in his office in Saharanpur, Uttar Pradesh, according to Senior Superintendent of Police Dinesh Kumar P. In his suicide n

The Sen Times 2 Apr 2020 4:41 pm

Over 95% who died of coronavirus in Europe were over 60: WHO

Geneva: The head of the World Health Organizations office in Europe says figures show that more than 95% of people who have died of coronavirus on the continent have been

The Sen Times 2 Apr 2020 4:22 pm

42 coronavirus hotspots identified in India

The ministry of health and family welfare on Thursday said that it has identified 20 existing and 22 potential hotspots of COVID-19 in the country. The ministry, in an ad

NORTHEAST NOW 2 Apr 2020 3:26 pm

Post-lockdown bookings never stopped, clarifies Indian Railways

The Ministry of Railways on Thursday has clarified that reservation for train journeys after April 14 was never stopped. It also stated that certain media reports which h

NORTHEAST NOW 2 Apr 2020 3:10 pm

Lockdown tragedy: Woman dies in Udalguri due to the lack of ambulance

Lack of ambulance service in the 21-day lockdown period took the life of a 50-year old woman in Udalguri district of Assam on Wednesday afternoon. Sources informed that t

NORTHEAST NOW 2 Apr 2020 2:56 pm

High Court stays Kerala govt order on special passes for tipplers to buy liquor

Kochi: The Kerala High Court on Thursday stayed a state government decision to issue special passes to tipplers, who have withdrawal symptoms and doctor’s prescript

The Sen Times 2 Apr 2020 2:39 pm

Israel Health Minister has coronavirus, top officials to isolate

Jerusalem: The new coronavirus is forcing more top Israeli officials into isolation after the countrys health minister, who has had frequent contact with Prime Minister B

The Sen Times 2 Apr 2020 1:35 pm

Army readies over 8500 medical staff, 9000 hospital beds to fight COVID-19

Indian Army Chief General M M Naravane on Wednesday said over 8500 military doctors and support staff to extend necessary assistance to civilian administration to fight t

NORTHEAST NOW 2 Apr 2020 12:49 pm

Manipur newspaper hawkers resume delivery amid COVID-29 lockdown

The newspaper hawkers in Manipur have started to resume their usual daily newspaper delivery activities following public demand and government’s appeal. As a result

NORTHEAST NOW 2 Apr 2020 12:16 pm

TikTok donates PPE worth Rs 100 crore to fight COVID-19

Popular video platform TikTok on Wednesday donated Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) worth Rs 100 crore to India to help the medical staff in combating the spread of co

NORTHEAST NOW 2 Apr 2020 11:35 am

Arunachal records first COVID-19 case; seven others quarantined

Arunachal Pradesh recorded its first COVID-19 positive case on Thursday. A resident of Tezu in Lohit district of the State has tested positive for the COVID-19. According

NORTHEAST NOW 2 Apr 2020 11:16 am

Assam: BPF-UPPL blame game amid COVID-19 lockdown

Amid the nation-wide COVID-19 lockdown and indefinite postponement of BTC polls, both the Bodoland People’s Front (BPF) and its major contender, United People’

NORTHEAST NOW 2 Apr 2020 11:01 am

Assam: Nagaon jail inmates released on bail amid COVID-19 scare

Following the directive of the Supreme Court to decongest prisons in the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak, jail authorities at Nagaon in central Assam has released 93 inmate

NORTHEAST NOW 2 Apr 2020 10:34 am

Nizamuddin-returned Manipur man tests COVID-19 positive; toll rises to two

The second COVID-19 case has been detected in Manipur. Manipur chief minister N Biren Singh took to Twitter at 12:30 am on April 2 to announce that one more case of COVID

NORTHEAST NOW 2 Apr 2020 10:03 am

Assam: Magistrate attacked amid COVID-19 lockdown

Amid COVID-19 lockdown, Assams Bajali witnessed an ugly scene on Wednesday. A group of miscreants allegedly attacked a magistrate of Bajali, Jonali Rabha on Wednesday. As

NORTHEAST NOW 2 Apr 2020 9:34 am

Mizoram health minister to open COVID-19 testing lab on Thursday

Mizoram health minister Dr R Lalthangliana will open COVID-19 testing laboratory at Zoram Medical College (ZMC) near Aizawl on Thursday, an official said. The official sa

NORTHEAST NOW 2 Apr 2020 8:46 am

Ex-Assam NRC coordinator Hajela removed as MP health commissioner

Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Wednesday removed Prateek Hajela as the state health commissioner. Reports quoting sources in the State Government

NORTHEAST NOW 2 Apr 2020 8:17 am