CULTURE | Assam: Judima Festival to be held in Dima Hasao district on Dec 28-29

CULTURE | Assam: Judima Festival to be held in Dima Hasao district on Dec 28-29

GUWAHATI, December 18, 2017: A two-day cultural extravaganza is being organised in Assam’s Dima Hasao hill district, where one can enjoy song and dance by local residents after savouring the amazing Dimasa delicacies along with rice brew. The ‘Judima Festival’ at Haflong will also showcase the scenic beauty of the hill district, home to flora […]

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR- Hornbill, a festival of rich culture amidst crumbling infrastructure; Where is CHANGE?

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR- Hornbill, a festival of rich culture amidst crumbling infrastructure; Where is CHANGE?

KOHIMA, December 15, 2017 To The Editor TNT- the Northeast Today Respected Editor, I would like to draw the people’s attention to the fact that amidst crumbling infrastructure and political instability,  the Hornbill festival was marked with great success with visitors and organizers on a frenzy mode. Hornbill festival that began from December 1 was held […]

Sikkim: 11 communities meet DONER minister, seek ST status

Sikkim: 11 communities meet DONER minister, seek ST status

GANGTOK, December 13, 2017: Eleven communities from Sikkim on Tuesday met DONER Minister Jitendra Singh, in their demand for the Scheduled Tribe (ST) status and also representation in the state assembly, reservations in jobs and exemption from income tax. In a statement, Ministry of North Eastern Region Development said, “They also gave a presentation on the history, […]

Assam: Ramsing Ronghang to take over as new King of Karbis on December 26

Assam: Ramsing Ronghang to take over as new King of Karbis on December 26

GUWAHATI, December 12, 2017: Ramsing Ronghang of Nokterang Ronghang village situated in West Karbi Anglong is set to be coroneted as next Karbi traditional king. He will succeed Harsing Ronghang. Preparations for the ceremony have already begun in Ronghang Rongbong, the conventional capital of Karbi kingdom. After removal of Harsing Ronghang on November 22, 2017, […]