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Guwahati, 16th Nov (IANS): One civilian was killed and two others were injured when unidentified gunmen fired at a vehicle near a forested area in Tinsukia district of Assam on Wednesday, police reports said.
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Agartala/Silchar/Aizawl/Kohima, 15th Nov (IANS): As the cash crisis persists following spiking of high-value currency notes on November 8, the Assam and Tripura governments have taken special steps for the tea garden workers, officials said on Tuesday.
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Guwahati/Agartala/Aizawl, 14th Nov (IANS): The cash crisis bedevilling the people after the November 8 demonetisation continued to persist for the sixth day on Monday in several north-eastern states, especially in rural and remote areas.
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Guwahati, 13th Nov (IANS): In view of apprehensions that the Centre's demonetisation move would affect wage disbursal to tea garden labour in Assam, the central government has made special arrangements for the tea gardens of the state to ensure timely payment of wages to labourers, state Finance Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said on Sunday.
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Guwahati/Agartala/Aizawl, 10th Nov (IANS): There was a frenzied rush at most banks and post offices across the northeastern states on Thursday to exchange the now-demonetised Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes and withdraw money.
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