Many Northeasterners duped by alleged Aircel representatives

Many Northeasterners duped by alleged Aircel representatives

A number of cases have been reported as many people from across North East have been targeted  by “alleged” Aircel representatives. Many people from Manipur have fallen prey to the scam which asks people to send money across to the company. On confronting the scammer  over the phone, the number given is now switched off. People are […]

Fleeing atrocities, Bangladeshis seek refuge in Tripura

Fleeing atrocities, Bangladeshis seek refuge in Tripura

AGARTALA: Tripura is turning out to be a haven for Bangladeshis and according to officials, about 168 immigrants from Bangladesh, comprising mostly of women and children have taken refuge here. According to the officials, the immigrants who belong to a minority tribal community sneaked into Indian territory fleeing alleged atrocities back home. The incident took place at […]

Tripura: ‘Smuggler’ shot dead in BSF firing

Tripura: ‘Smuggler’ shot dead in BSF firing

AGARTALA: BSF shot dead an alleged Indian smuggler at Durlavpur in Sipahijala district, about 50 km from here. “A group of suspected smugglers set up a temporary bridge on the barbed wire fencing at Durlavpur and allegedly tried to smuggle motor bikes last evening. When jawans patrolling along the border challenged them, the group attacked […]

Tripura: Tribals protest against atrocity on minorities in Bangladesh

Tripura: Tribals protest against atrocity on minorities in Bangladesh

AGARTALA: Tribal youths in Tripura staged a protest against the alleged atrocities being committed on Hindus and tribals by Muslim fundamentalists in Bangladesh Habiganj district, which adjoins Tripura. Hundreds of tribal youths under the banner of ‘Bangladesh Visa Office Abhiyan’ organised Youth IPFT (Indigenous Peoples Front of Tripura) took to the streets here raising slogan against the shameful […]

Northeast to experience heavy rainfall in next few days

Northeast to experience heavy rainfall in next few days

Northeast India is known for receiving heavy to extremely heavy rainfall during Monsoon months. Though, the matter of fact is that rains over northeastern states till now have not been very encouraging. East and northeast India ended with 28 percent deficient rains for the month of June. NMMT (Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram and Tripura) was rain deficient […]

A peek into the life of Tripura’s first IAF officer Gourab Deb

A peek into the life of Tripura’s first IAF officer Gourab Deb

From being an aspiring mathematician to becoming Tripura’s first IAF pilot,  Gourab Deb has made his parents and most importantly his state proud. Speaking to Priyanka Deb Barman for TNT- The Northeast Today, Gourab Deb’s mother opens up about his life, his dreams and aspirations. Gourab always wanted to become a mathematician but destiny has […]