NFR announces two new special trains from Silchar

NFR announces two new special trains from Silchar SILCHAR, Jan 18: The Northern Frontier Railway will a two day special one way passenger train service from January 20 from Silchar to Guwahati. The trains will depart at 11 am in the morning and stop at eight stations including Badarpur, New Harangajao, New Haflong, Maibang, Lumding,… Read More »

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Passport office in Silchar on cards

Passport office in Silchar on cards SILCHAR, Jan 16: The holding of two-day passport mela here that began from today under the arrangement of Regional Passport Office of Guwahati has created the ground for the opening of a permanent centre of passport which will immensely benefit the people of the three districts of Cachar, Karimganj… Read More »

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2-day passport camp at Silchar from Jan 16

2-day passport camp at Silchar from Jan 16 SILCHAR, Jan 13 – Following the announcement of setting up a regional passport office at Silchar by the External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj during her recent visit here, a two-day passport camp will be held at the Public Facilitation Centre on the office premise of the Deputy… Read More »

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Why Barak Valley prone to quake?

Why Barak Valley prone to quake? SILCHAR, Jan 5: Barak Valley along with the entire Northeast has been hit by a severe earthquake on Monday, causing serious concern among the people of this region. The latest report from the three districts of Cachar, Karimganj and Hailakandi indicates around 63 persons have been injured, some of… Read More »

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NDRF team assesses Barak quake damage

NDRF team assesses Barak quake damage SILCHAR, Jan 9: The people of Barak Valley along with the rest of the state are unaware about the safety measures that should be taken before and after an earthquake. The government must undertake measures to spread more awareness about safety measures to be undertaken by people in case… Read More »

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NIT-Silchar joins Start-up India campaign

NIT-Silchar joins Start-up India campaign SILCHAR, Jan 6: NIT Silchar will participate in the ‘Start-up India, Stand-up India’ movement of the Central Government which will be launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on January 16 in Vigyan Bhawan at New Delhi. The NIT, Silchar, is going to play a major role to promote the spirit… Read More »

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Barak Valley jolted by Earthquake

Barak Valley jolted by Earthquake SILCHAR, Jan 4: Along with the entire northeast, Barak Valley was also hit by tremor which measured 6.7 on Richter Scale with its epicentre in the Tamenglong district of Manipur, 35 km from the capital. The impact of the tremor was intense as the shockwave went down 30 to 35… Read More »

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Earthquake hits Electrical Dept of NIT Silchar

Earthquake hits Electrical Dept of NIT Silchar Images of damaged buildings are coming in from SILCHAR. Casualties unknown at the moment. Photo: Sulekha Bhattacharjee

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Tripura Gets Broad Gauge Rail Service

Recently, a new broad-gauge (BG) rail was launched at Dharmanagar in Tripura. Improving connectivity in the landlocked northeast region is one of the top most priorities of the government. A lot of focus is being given to enhance railway connectivity in the region. Tripura is reaping the peace dividends with rapid economic development and improving… Read More »

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Rich tribute paid to martyrs of the Sepoy Mutiny of 1857 in Karimganj

Rich tribute paid to martyrs SILCHAR, Dec 19: Rich tributes were paid to the martyrs of the Sepoy Mutiny of 1857 in Karimganj on Friday. In this connection, various events were organized at Malegarh, the battlefield area, situated on international border, 30 km from Karimganj town. The day was marked with an all religion prayer,… Read More »

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