Supreme Court extends Aadhaar linking deadline to March 31, 2018

Supreme Court extends Aadhaar linking deadline to March 31, 2018

December 15, 2017: Supreme Court today extended the Aadhaar linking deadline to March 31, 2018. The apex court is hearing a host of petitions challenging the constitutional validity of the Aadhaar Act. Yesterday, a five-judge Constitution bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra said that the final hearing on the petitions challenging the Aadhaar scheme […]

Assam: Brahmaputra water deemed fit for drinking after GMC treatment

Assam: Brahmaputra water deemed fit for drinking after GMC treatment

GUWAHATI | DECEMBER 15, 2017 A report by public health laboratory, Assam, has said that water from the Brahmaputra river treated by the Guwahati Municipal Corporation is suitable for consumption, on Thursday. The report came out amid many concerns over turbidity of the Brahmaputra. The report said a sample of the river’s water collected from […]

POLITICS | Meghalaya legislators bid goodbye as house meets for last session

POLITICS | Meghalaya legislators bid goodbye as house meets for last session

SHILLONG, December 15, 2071: The last session of the present Meghalaya Assembly was adjourned sine die on Thursday after members from both sides of the 60-member house exchanged parting shots ahead of the upcoming assembly elections scheduled in February. The members also accorded warm wishes to three senior Congress legislators – Donwa Dethwelson Lapang, Deputy […]

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR- Hornbill, a festival of rich culture amidst crumbling infrastructure; Where is CHANGE?

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR- Hornbill, a festival of rich culture amidst crumbling infrastructure; Where is CHANGE?

KOHIMA, December 15, 2017 To The Editor TNT- the Northeast Today Respected Editor, I would like to draw the people’s attention to the fact that amidst crumbling infrastructure and political instability,  the Hornbill festival was marked with great success with visitors and organizers on a frenzy mode. Hornbill festival that began from December 1 was held […]

FINANCE | Nagaland: 10 rupee coin still ‘invalid’ one year after demonetization

FINANCE | Nagaland: 10 rupee coin still ‘invalid’ one year after demonetization

Kohima, December 15, 2017: Rejection of the 10 rupee coin around the country made headlines after Government’s demonetisation move. RBI had time and again clarified that there was no ban on that particular legal tender. It has been more than a year now since demonetisation but people in Nagaland, especially small traders still continue to […]