Meghalaya and its Sunshower: Growing Talent and Dwindling Sponsorship

Meghalaya and its Sunshower: Growing Talent and Dwindling Sponsorship

By: RR Sampang If legislature is  one of the pillars of democracy, the crux of development and well being of the states and the country, then the pillar in Meghalaya is something which might need a fresh paint job to hide the cracks that are often exposed during moments of history making and national pride […]

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 […]

MIZORAM | Eyebrows raised as BJP appoints Chakma leaders to make state ‘Congress Free’

MIZORAM | Eyebrows raised as BJP appoints Chakma leaders to make state ‘Congress Free’

-By Shweta Raj Kanwar In an attempt to make the state of Mizoram Congress free, BJP has gone all out and passed a new resolution called the Mizoram Resolution according to which Mizoram would be made a Congress free state by 2018 as per a statement issued by the party. The resolution was passed at […]

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: September 27, 2017

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: September 27, 2017

Meghalaya- Lack of Civic Sense among Shillongites To , The Editor-in-Chief TNT- The Northeast Today   Respected Sir/Madam In the article captioned “HC moots suo motu PIL on city cleanliness,” which appeared in a leading English daily, The Shillong Times newspaper’s front page last month, it was a very disheartening but also interesting enough that […]

Meghalaya: Alleged discrepancies reported in VHAM Jowai; MACS initiates enquiry

Meghalaya: Alleged discrepancies reported in VHAM Jowai; MACS initiates enquiry

By Ibankyntiew Mawrie JOWAI, Sept 27, 2017: The Voluntary Health Association Of Meghalaya (VHAM), a registered society in Meghalaya has come under scanner for its alleged involvement in misappropriation of funds sanctioned by the National Aids Control Society (NACO) via Meghalaya Aids Control Society (MACS) for a period of two and a half years. The […]

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR- September 26, 2017

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR- September 26, 2017

To The Editor-in-Chief TNT- The Northeast Today, Respected Sir/Madam, I would like to place my comments with respect to the opinion piece published on September 26 titled: OPINION | Politicization of Chakma-Hajong Citizenship issue: a Monumental failure of Govt. The opinion is a real tale of the tricky situation in which the Chakmas of Arunachal are. […]

Meghalaya: Shillong Traffic Lights- A sorry state of Public Finance and Economy!

Meghalaya: Shillong Traffic Lights- A sorry state of Public Finance and Economy!

-By Pritosh Debbarma September 25, 2017: Automated Traffic Lights could prove to be a helping hand of the Traffic Police in Shillong city, to manage the traffic on the roads and to maintain a clear flow of traffic. Technological equipment is an indication of modernization and advancement of technologies. We all have been taught of the […]