LETTERS TO THE EDITOR- Students’ or labourers: Where does the buck stop?

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR- Students’ or labourers: Where does the buck stop?

Dated- October 17, 2017 To  The Editor TNT- the Northeast Today Educationist and MP Richard Hay recently said the country(India) needed a revised curriculum to raise the standard of education. Talking about our state Meghalaya in general and I would like to stress that there are schools in the rural areas being neglected to such an extent that when they start facing the real world it becomes a bigger […]

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Meghalaya en-route to becoming the rape capital?

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Meghalaya en-route to becoming the rape capital?

Dated: October 14, 2017 To, The Editor, TNT- the Northeast Today Respected Editor, National Crime Records Bureau(NCRB) statistics pointed that crime against women is increasing by more than 200 percent over the last two decades with rape incidents listing the top. Latest case coming from Nongthymmai of a 48-year old man alleged of raping a […]

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR- Has Guwahati become a sports magnet of Northeast India?

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR- Has Guwahati become a sports magnet of Northeast India?

Dated: October 12, 2017 To, The Editor TNT- the Northeast Today Respected Editor, From hosting the FIFA U-17 to India-Australia T20 series, Guwahati is seen as the major attraction for sports events. The last time was during the 12th South Asian Games. An article published recently, Can Assam become India’s sports hub? The overall sports scene […]

Nagaland’s Chumu town and its 10 pt resolution to flush out illegal immigrants

Nagaland’s Chumu town and its 10 pt resolution to flush out illegal immigrants

By Ibankyntiew Mawrie DIMAPUR, Oct 10, 2017: Faced with the problem of influx and the impending threat of being overwhelmed by illegal immigrants, the residents of a town in Nagaland are firm on their resolution to drive out illegal immigrants from the state. Cementing the 10-point resolution to flush out illegal Bangladeshi immigrants (IBIs) from […]

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Will shifting the military base be an answer to Shillong’s Traffic woes?

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Will shifting the military base be an answer to Shillong’s Traffic woes?

Dated: October 10, 2017 To The Editor TNT- The Northeast Today Respected Editor, Minister of State for Defence Subhash Ramrao Bhamre is looking at various options in relocating army bases from the city. In his visit to the city to launch the Mudra promotion campaign he briefed mediapersons on this aspect. The armed forces have […]

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: 24-hrs, Eight deaths- The shameful plight of Assam’s Health Sector!

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: 24-hrs, Eight deaths- The shameful plight of Assam’s Health Sector!

Dated- October 8, 2017 To The Editor TNT- The Northeast Today   Respected Editor, In view of the death of 8 infants in Assam two days ago in just 24 hours at Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed Medical College and Hospital in Assam’s Barpeta district, I would like to draw your attention to the neglected state of health […]

Northeast Indian tourism industry at stake- Misplaced priorities causing insecurities

Northeast Indian tourism industry at stake- Misplaced priorities causing insecurities

-By Shweta Raj Kanwar October 7, 2017: As Northeast India approaches the annual peak tourist season, certain  travel advisories issued by the government of foreign countries have put a big question mark on the concept of ‘safe tourism’ in the region. Especially at a time when the Rohingya crisis is at its peak and the debate […]

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: The horrors of journeying home by a cab in Shillong

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: The horrors of journeying home by a cab in Shillong

Dated: October 7, 2017 To,  The Editor TNT- The Northeast Today Respected Sir/Madam With the increasing number of vehicles in Shillong and the growing fleet of cabs in the city, I would like to throw my weight on the issue from Madanryting to Laitkor or Smit and other areas. What is strange is when you […]

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