Tripura Education scam: CM Manik Sarkar assures to protect teachers’ future after SC verdict

Tripura Education scam: CM Manik Sarkar assures to protect teachers’ future after SC verdict

AGARTALA, April 5: Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar is looking into protecting the interests of more than 10,000 teachers affected by the Supreme Court verdict regarding termination of their jobs. Speaking to newsmen, CM Sarkar said, “We follow Supreme Court orders… (but) we cannot wash away the future of 10,323 teachers. We will take all […]

Darjeeling on the verge to lose it’s long sustained title ‘Queen of the Hills’ to Sikkim

Darjeeling on the verge to lose it’s long sustained title ‘Queen of the Hills’ to Sikkim

Darjeeling may lose its age-old title of ‘Queen of the Hills’ to Sikkim, thanks to the recent Supreme Court ban on liquor outlets within specified distances along national and state highways. Already having lost ground at an alarming pace to the rapidly developing neighbouring state, the last nail in Darjeeling’s coffin may just have been […]

Assam: Thousands of villagers yearn for proper drinking water as Govt fails to implement NRDWP!

Assam: Thousands of villagers yearn for proper drinking water as Govt fails to implement NRDWP!

GUWAHATI, April 4: Even though thousands of people in rural areas in Assam are going without safe drinking water, the State government has failed to properly implement the National Rural Drinking Water Programme (NRDWP), the Central government flagship scheme aimed at providing safe and sustainable potable drinking water to rural inhabitants. Sources said the State […]

Tripura: BJP sets it’s right foot forward to put an end to the long Marxist rule!

Tripura: BJP sets it’s right foot forward to put an end to the long  Marxist rule!

Agartala, April 4 2017– After conquering four States – Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Manipur and Goa – in the recently concluded Assembly elections, the resurgent BJP leadership are eyeing on toppling the Marxist-led government in Tripura. To provide a political roadmap on how to oust the Marxist government, BJP president Amit Shah would be arriving here […]

Tension escalates as China lodges protest over Dalai Lama’s visit to India!

Tension escalates as China lodges protest over Dalai Lama’s visit to India!

ITANAGARApril5:Diplomatic tensions visibly escalated over the Dalai Lama’s visit to Arunachal Pradesh, as China on Wednesday lodged a protest with India and said that by ignoring Beijing’s concerns over the issue New Delhi has caused “serious damage” to bilateral ties. As the Tibetan spiritual leader entered Bomdila in Arunachal Pradesh to proceed to Tawang for […]

Is Whatsapp violating right to privacy? SC orders setting up 5 -judge constitution bench

Is Whatsapp violating right to privacy? SC orders setting up 5 -judge constitution bench

New Delhi, April 5, 2017: Supreme Court on Wednesday ordered for setting up of a 5 judge constitution bench to hear the whatsapp privacy case. The hearing will take place on April 18. Earlier on January 17, the apex court issued a notice to whatsapp and central government on data privacy. The court also agreed […]

Assam: Excessive rainfall hits Barak tea industry, production shortfall on the cards

Assam: Excessive rainfall hits Barak tea industry, production shortfall on the cards

April 5, 217: Intermittent rainfall accompanied by hailstorm has severely affected the tea industry of Barak Valley and posed serious troubles for planters, who are worried that there would be shortfall in the production this year. The secretary of Surma Valley branch, Indian Tea Association – Bhaskar Prasad Chaliha told TNT- The Northeast Today that […]