SHILLONG, Dec 14, 2017: Taking strong cognizance on reports of hobnobbing with the BJP, the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) has sacked the party president of Meghalaya unit and sitting MLA Sanbor Shullai while refusing to openly cite Shullai’s reported ‘anti-party’ activities as the reason. The NCP Central Body has appointed incumbent state vice president Vijay Raj as […]
By Our Correspondent, TNT News | Shillong, Dec 12, 2017: West Shillong UDP legislator, Paul Lyngdoh said that Meghalaya is a power deficit State despite having a huge potential of generating around 5000 MW of power. “Despite having huge potential in the power sector, the State sadly is able to produce only 314.70 MW through […]
The Deputy Election Commissioner said that the Voter-Verified Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) would be used for the first time in Meghalaya.
By Our Correspondent, TNT News | Shillong, Dec 12, 2017: The Election Commission of India (ECI) will take a final call in announcing the date of elections in Meghalaya only after assessing the security mobilization in the State. “We are going to announce the date of holding the elections only after assessing the security mobilisation,” Deputy […]
By Our Correspondent, TNT News | Shillong, Dec 14, 2017: It is very clear that many sitting MLAs are joining the Saffron band-wagon ahead of the 2018 Assembly polls. But the question is when? During their recent visits to the state, high profile members of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) refused to divulge any information […]
Shillong Dec 14,2017: Ten-men Mohun Bagan were held to a 1-1 draw with Shillong Lajong FC in the fourth-round 2017/18 Hero I-League game at the Vivekananda Yuvabharati Krirangan (Salt Lake Stadium) today. Both goals of the game came through spot-kicks as Aser Pierrick Dipanda Dicka first scored for the Mariners in the 12th minute. Skipper […]
AIZAWL, Dec 14, 2017: Aiming at jointly combating terrorism in the Arabian Peninsula, India and Japan recently cemented their bilateral relationship with the latter showing keen interest to enhance its contribution towards fighting Global terror. Japan’s interest in this field is reflected when a delegation of the Japanese Self Defence Force visited the world renowned Counter Insurgency […]
"Journalists are being targeted for only being journalists and performing their job professionally" - BAHER MOHAMED, AL JAZEERA JOURNALIST
By SHWETA RAJ KANWAR | December 14, 2017 As 2017 draws to a close, it does good to retrospect on the events and happenings before the curtain covers them up forever. The year 2017 has seen a spate of journalist killings and even them being jailed, not only in India but all over the world! […]
The Aadhaar project of enrolling citizens has been least successful in the states of Meghalaya and Assam. Both have the lowest Aadhaar saturation rates — 14.3 per cent and 7.1 per cent, respectively, according to data available on the UIDAI website.
By Our Correspondent, TNT News | Shillong, Dec 14, 2017: Meghalaya Chief Minister Dr Mukul Sangma on Thursday said that Aadhaar enrollment is not compulsory in the state of Meghalaya while adding that there are conflicting directions coming from various union line ministries while implementing the various centrally-sponsored schemes. Replying to queries on the last […]
Assam: Satellite images strengthens evidence of China’s project causing increase in turbidity levels
Latest satellite imagery shows the river Brahmaputra disappearing into a 900 m underground tunnel in China
Dhemaji, December 14, 2017 Digital Globe, the US commercial vendor of space imagery, has indicated a new project in China at an advanced stage. This negates the Centre’s November 26 statement that there was no evidence of a water diversion project in China that could have raised the turbidity of the Siang and Brahmaputra. The […]