LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Will Mukul Sangma create history after Hoping Stone in 2018 Elections?

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Will Mukul Sangma create history after Hoping Stone in 2018 Elections?

Date: October 23, 2017 To  The Editor TNT- the Northeast Today   Dear Editor, After the declaration of our present CM Mukul Sangma that he is intending to contest from 2 seats in the upcoming 2018 elections, the decision takes me back to late bah Hoping Stone Lyngdoh, the longest-serving legislator from Meghalaya who passed […]

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR- Community policing, an answer to crime against women in Meghalaya?

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR- Community policing, an answer to crime against women in Meghalaya?

Dated: October 22, 2017 To The Editor TNT- The Northeast Today Dear Editor, National Crime Records Bureau(NCRB) statistics pointed that crime against women in 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 nine year old from the same […]

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR- Frequent power shutdowns in Laitkor a menace

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR- Frequent power shutdowns in Laitkor a menace

Dated: October 20, 2017 To The Editor TNT- The Northeast Today Respected Editor, Meghalaya state government agreed to take over the Rs 125 crore debt of MePDCL to pave way for the signing of a tripartite agreement for availing the Centre’s funds to create an overall turn-around of MePDCL. The monsoon this year in the region has been fairly reasonable with a good amount of rainfall but a very sad […]

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Tourism in Northeast India to soar higher

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Tourism in Northeast India to soar higher

DATED: October 20, 2017 To The Editor TNT- The Northeast Today Respected Editor, The latest Tourism Policy of Assam which highlighted to promote films with cash grant of Rs 1 crore, whichever is less, of expenditure in Assam will be offered as reimbursement to Hindi, English and foreign language cinema makers, who have produced a […]

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 […]