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Northeast News

Change takes root in India's remote northeast

Guwahati - The ancient root bridges spanning the rivers of the remote northeast are some of India's most iconic images, symbolising a slower pace of life unimaginable in its bustling megacities.

Indian rebels kill 'at least 20' troops in restive northeast

Guwahati - Heavily armed rebels in India's restive northeast killed at least 20 troops on Thursday, police said, in one of the area's worst such attacks in years.

India urges neighbours to help hunt down rebels after massacre

Guwahati - India urged Bhutan and other neighbours Friday to help track down separatist rebels who killed 69 villagers in Assam as it stepped up its military offensive in the restive northeastern state.

Tribal rebels kill 'at least 34' in northeast India

Guwahati - Tribal separatists killed at least 34 people, including four women, in a series of attacks in India's remote northeastern state of Assam on Tuesday, police said.

India's 14-year-long hunger striker walks free from custody

Imphal - An Indian woman who has staged a 14-year hunger strike against rights abuses in the country's northeast broke down in tears on Wednesday as she was finally released from a hospital jail.

India urges calm after at least 32 Muslims killed

Guwahati - The Indian government appealed for calm on Sunday after at least 32 Muslims were shot dead in the northeastern state of Assam in attacks targeting women and children and blamed on tribal separatists.

Canada and Northeast U.S. brace for arrival of major snow storm

A potentially historic snow storm is expected to hit the northeastern U.S. and Canada on Friday. In anticipation of this major storm, thousands of flights have been cancelled by airlines.

Amtrak will buy new high-speed trains for Northeast corridor

Amtrak announced that it plans on buying next-generation high-speed trains and will scrap plans to add passenger cars to its Acela Express fleet.

Snowstorm brings record snow, power outages to the Northeast

A Nor'easter is moving up the east coast bringing with it record snowfall from West Virginia through the New England states. The region from New York to Boston is expected to receive up to a foot of snow by Sunday morning.

Sooner Or Later, Hurricanes Will Hit The Northeast

On September 21, 1938, a hurricane hit New England killing hundreds and razing thousands of houses. Next week is the 70th anniversary of that storm disaster. Stan Goldenberg of NOAA believes that it could happen again and the results could be far worse.

180,000 Lose Power In Northeastern Spring Snowstorm

Today a storm hit the upper Northeast closing schools, tangling traffic and knocking out power to more than 180,000 homes and businesses.
 

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The blizzard-like conditions had the Mass. State Police out in force on February 9. More snow is now...
The blizzard-like conditions had the Mass. State Police out in force on February 9. More snow is now expected to hit Sunday night.
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