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Northeast India gets its 1st and only PO Passport Seva Kendra in Assam!

SILCHAR, March 26: A Post Office Passport Seva Kendra (POPSK) was inaugurated in Silchar on Saturday. This is the first and only POPSK in the northeast, said Guwahati's regional passport officer John Mai. The POPSK will cover Barak Valley and ...Read More

The ugly truth of Racism: “My Landlord Called Me Dirty Because I’m Assamese”

DISCLAIMER: This story is in response to Youth Ki Awaaz's topic for this week – #ShitLandlordsSay to start a conversation on the regressive behaviour young, single millennials put up with to find a decent place to stay. TNT-The Northeast Today ...Read More

DID YOU KNOW- This country will become the 1st to get rid of all school subjects!

Finland’s education system is considered among the finest in the world, as the country produces some of the world’s most intelligent and evolved students. What deserves the greatest attention, however, is the minimalist approach the Finnish education system takes. The ...Read More

Earth Hour: Everything you need to know about why lights go off for 1 hour!

March 25: At 8.30 tonight lights will go off in over 7,000 cities across the globe for one hour. The skyline will turn dark as the world will observe the Earth Hour. Thousands of landmarks across the landmasses will plunge in ...Read More

Assam: Govt. terminates absconding madrasa teacher declared B’deshi by HC!

Guwahati MAR 25:The BJP-led Assam government has fired a madrasa teacher six years after a foreigners’ tribunal declared him a Bangladeshi. Police said the man, his wife and children are absconding. In an order issued a few weeks ago, the ...Read More

Assam: New hope for Cancer stricken- Rs 22.48 crore grant to 3236 patients!

Guwahati, March 25: In a major financial relief to cancer patients in Assam, State Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma had on March 25 announced that financial assistance ranging from Rs. 75,000 to 2 lakh will be given to 3,495 cancer patients ...Read More

DID YOU KNOW– This man from Northeast is India’s first sportsperson to become state CM!

Manipur’s Nongthombam Biren Singh is the India’s first sportsperson to become a Chief Minister of a state. The former National footballer, who is the 12th Chief Minister of Manipur,  and also the first BJP CM confessed that he considered 2017 ...Read More

Earthquake rocks Northeast India, parts of Myanmar!

Graphic shows large earthquake logo over broken earth and Richter scale reading
Shillong, March 25: An earthquake, measuring 5.0 on the Richter scale, rocked India's Northeastern states and parts of Myanmar on Saturday, an official said. There were no reports of any casualties or damage. The tremor was felt at 7.05 a.m. with ...Read More

Assam: 25 shops gutted in fire at Dibrugarh market

DIBRUGARH, March 25: At least 25 shops were gutted in a devastating fire at Naliapool Bazar beside AT Road (NH-37) on Friday morning. Locals said the blaze started at 3.30am and engulfed the entire fruit, vegetable, meat and grocery market ...Read More

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