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  • President Pranab Mukherjee inaugurates northeast festival in Delhi April 11, 2015

    New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday inaugurated a festival showcasing the culture of India's northeast region and highlighted the "immense contribution" made by the people of the region in nation building. The day-long festival - "Songs and Dances of the North East" - was organised by the Meghalaya government here...
  • Chinese weapons being supplied to Northeast terror groups: NIA April 1, 2015

    New Delhi: In a major breakthrough, National Investigation Agency interrogation of National Democratic Front of Bodoland (Songibjit) terrorists has revealed that Chinese made weapons come to Manipur through the China-Myanmar-India border. According to the interrogation report accessed by CNN-IBN, arms consignments are smuggled from the China border to South Myanmar by...
  • Government may decide on Monday whether to continue pre-paid mobile services in J&K, Northeast March 29, 2015

    New Delhi: Government is likely to decide on Monday whether to continue pre-paid mobile phone services in Jammu and Kashmir, Assam and other Northeastern states beyond March 31. If a decision is not taken within next two days, about 33 million subscribers may be affected. A high-level committee headed...
  • 23 'beheaded' in northeast Nigeria on eve of election March 29, 2015

    Kano: Suspected Boko Haram gunmen beheaded 23 people and set fire to homes in Buratai, northeast Nigeria, on the eve of general elections, a federal lawmaker representing the area said. "There was an attack on Buratai late Friday by gunmen suspected to be insurgents. They beheaded 23 people and set homes...
  • Northeast region to get a new film production centre: Arun Jaitley February 28, 2015

    New Delhi: A centre for film production will be set up in the northeast region of the country, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said Saturday. "A centre for film production would be set up in the northeast," he said, presenting the union budget in parliament. The government has laid special emphasis on developing...
  • BJP vision document calls Northeast Indians immigrants, later says it's a clerical error February 4, 2015

    New Delhi: BJP's vision document for Delhi assembly polls on Tuesday sparked a row by describing people from north eastern states in the national capital as "immigrants", drawing a sharp attack from Congress, after which the ruling party claimed it as a "printing mistake" which will be rectified. ...
  • Calling a Northeastern 'Chinki', 'Chinese' may land you in jail January 2, 2015

    New Delhi: Calling anyone 'Chinki', 'Chinese' or making any other derogatory remark relating to race, culture or physical appearance will land you in jail for up to five years, according to a proposal which the Home Ministry is considering. Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday said his ministry is considering the...
  • ISL: NorthEast United FC play out 1-1 draw with Mumbai City FC December 10, 2014

    Guwahati: NorthEast United FC played out a 1-1 draw against Mumbai City FC in an inconsequential Hero Indian Super League match to end at the bottom position in the football tournament here on Wednesday. The home team missed some good opportunities after taking the 34th minute when Spanish striker Sergio Contreras...
  • As it happened: NorthEast United FC vs Mumbai City FC, ISL December 10, 2014

    (For live updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) NorthEast United FC will look to do the double over visiting Mumbai City FC at the Indira Gandhi Athletic Stadium in a highly anticipated encounter on Wednesday. Having beaten Mumbai 0-2 in their previous encounter, head coach Ricki Herbert will...
  • Discrimination against northeast people a reality: Survey December 6, 2014

    New Delhi: As many as 54 per cent people from the northeast feel that discrimination is a reality in the national capital while 74 per cent felt that Delhi is the "most unsafe" place in terms of ethnic discrimination, a survey report has revealed. The survey, which was conducted to understand...
  • ISL: James Keene and Castro suspended for NUFC's last match December 5, 2014

    Kolkata: NorthEast United (NUFC) will have to take to the field sans two of their mainstays - star striker Englishman James Keene and Brazilian mid-fielder Guilherme Felipe de Castro - in their final Indian Super League round robin encounter opposite Mumbai City FC. Keene has been suspended for the next two...
  • ISL: Kerela Blasters FC salvage goalless draw against NorthEast United FC December 4, 2014

    Kochi: Hosts Kerala Blasters did themselves no good after playing a goalless draw against a 10-man NorthEast United FC in a hard-fought Indian Super League game at the Jawaharlal Nehru International Stadium on Thursday. Placed fifth in the league table, Kerala failed to convert opportunities as the Sachin Tendulkar co-owned team...
  • As it happened: Kerela Blasters vs NorthEast United FC, ISL Match 49 December 4, 2014

    Kerala Blasters FC host NorthEast United FC on the back of two disappointing defeats to the two top ranked teams of the Indian Super League. The Highlanders on the other hand, blew hot and cold as they beat top ranked Chennaiyin FC 3-0 and then crashed to a defeat against...
  • ISL 2014: FC Goa thrash NorthEast United FC 3-0 December 1, 2014

    Margao: FC Goa registered their third win on the trot at home as they drubbed NorthEast United FC 3-0 to jump to second place in the Hero Indian Super League at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium on Monday. FC Goa, who led 2-0 at half time, scored through Romeo Fernandes (33rd minute),...
  • As it happened: FC Goa vs NorthEast United FC, ISL Match 46 December 1, 2014

    (For Live updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page.) A keen contest is on the cards as FC Goa will be looking to complete a hat-trick of wins when they play their last match of the Indian Super League (ISL) at home against Northeast United FC (NEUFC)on Monday. With three...
  • Government committed to realising the potential of Northeast: PM Modi November 29, 2014

    New Delhi: Ahead of his visit to Northeastern states, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said the government is committed to realising the potential of the region and accelerating its progress as India will not develop till it develops. "I would visit Assam, Manipur, Tripura and Nagaland and attend a...
  • ISL: NorthEast United FC thump league leaders Chennaiyin FC November 27, 2014

    Hosts NorthEast United FC crushed Indian Super League (ISL) leaders Chennaiyin FC 3-0 at the Indira Gandhi Stadium here Thursday to elevate themselves to fifth position in the standings. Durga Boro opened the account for the hosts and Senegalese defender Massamba L' Sambou helped himself to a brace, all inside the...
  • As it happened: NorthEast United FC vs Chennaiyin FC, Match 42 November 27, 2014

    (For live updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) NorthEast United FC host league toppers Chennaiyin FC at Guwahati tonight in a match that promises to be a mouth-watering clash. Both teams will be desperate to win the tie to strengthen their positions to ensure a semi-final berth. Chennaiyin...
  • ISL: NorthEast United must finish in top four, says midfielder Do Dong-hyun November 26, 2014

    NorthEast United FC (NEUFC) midfielder, Do Dong-hyun feels that top four finish is a must for the team to feel good about its debut in the Indian Super League. NEUFC will take on table-toppers Chennaiyin FC on Wednesday and Do thinks that it's a very important tie and they need...
  • ISL: Delhi Dynamos FC beat NorthEast United FC in a thriller November 24, 2014

    Guwahati: After a string of disappointing results, Delhi Dynamos FC finally registered their second victory in the ongoing Hero Indian Super League when they pipped hosts NorthEast United FC 2-1 in a keenly-contested match here today. The match witnessed full of exciting moments but it was the home team that wasted...
  • As it happened: Delhi Dynamos FC vs NorthEast United FC, Match 40, ISL November 24, 2014

    (For live updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Faced with a daunting task of qualifying for the semi-finals after a series of listless performances, bottom-placed Delhi Dynamos take on NorthEast United FC in their must-win Indian Super League fixture. Delhi have won just one match out of nine they...
  • ISL: Struggling Delhi Dynamos take on NEUFC in must-win tie November 24, 2014

    Guwahati: Faced with a daunting task of qualifying for the semifinals after a series of listless performances, bottom-placed Delhi Dynamos take on NorthEast United FC in their must-win Hero Indian Super League fixture here on Monday. Delhi have won just one match out of nine they have played so far and...
  • Delhi: Another Manipuri youth found dead, third in 48 hours November 21, 2014

    New Delhi: A 21-year-old youth from Manipur died under mysterious circumstances on Thursday night in south Delhi's Munirka area, in the third death of students from the hilly state in the city in the last 48 hours. The deceased, identified as Thangsolian (21) lived in a room on the first floor...
  • Moderate intensity earthquake hits Northeast India November 21, 2014

    Agartala/Aizawl: Three earthquakes, one of moderate intensity, hit India's northeastern region Thursday night and Friday, an official said. There are no reports of casualties or damage to property. "A moderate intensity quake measuring 5.6 on the Richter Scale and two low intensity tremors both measuring 4.3 on the Richter Scale shook...
  • NorthEast United's Koke relishing his time in Indian Super League November 20, 2014

    "Koke... Koke... Koke... Koke..." Each cry louder than the first. A few moments after scoring NorthEast United's first goal of the Indian Super League, Koke closed his eyes and let the cheers wash over him. It was his version of footballing heaven. His imagination carried him to Spain and he was playing...
  • Bengaluru: Three labourers arrested for assaulting Manipuri student November 20, 2014

    Bengaluru: The Bengaluru Police has arrested three people in connection with the assault on 22-year-old Manipuri student in the IT city. All the accused are labourers from Andhra Pradesh, said police. The victim, who was attacked by the accused when he objected to the harassment of a girl, has suffered...
  • ISL: Atletico de Kolkata win Eastern derby November 19, 2014

    Luis Garcia fired in a stunning header in the second-half to help Atletico de Kolkata end their four-match winless run by registering a 1-0 win over NorthEast United FC. ...