Category Archives: TNT Exclusives

Religious radicalisation in Northeast India: Meghalaya on its toes to counter security threats

SHILLONG, May 20: Days after Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh described religious radicalisation as a serious security threat in the Northeast region of the country, Meghalaya cabinet minister, Prestone Tynsong acknowledged the threat while stating that the state government is ...Read More

Assam: What’s in a name when problems remain the same for Guwahati?

Guwahati, May 19, 2017: So one fine day I land in Guwahati only to find out that most of the city's pubs and restaurants are located at  Mahapurush Srimanta Sankardeva! It makes me wonder, Mahapurush Srimanta Sankardeva from Guwahati-Shillong Road? I begin ...Read More

For the love of Music: Tripura child genius’s journey from drum-beat to Bollywood

AGARTALA, May 19: When toys mean excitement for boys of his age, 8 year old Anshuman Nandi however, couldn't think about anything else the moment his hands held the drumsticks. It was a plaything to him till the sticks landed him ...Read More

How immune is Northeast India to ‘Ransomware attack’? Here is how safe we are!

SHILLONG,May18, 2017: While reports of the global wanna cry ransomware breaching the Indian computer system have been reported in parts of the country, the North East region banking sector has so far remained elusive to the cyber attack with none ...Read More

Assam: Several families rendered homeless in Hailakandi in hope of ‘Acche Din’, a TNT investigation!

May 18, 2017: Despite the promise, or rather a spirited tag line of "acche din aane wale hain", on which the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) emphatically rode to seal the throne of Dispur, pathetic pictures in different gaon panchayats in ...Read More

BSNL introduces Unlimited high-speed mobile data for three days!

AGARTALA: The Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) has provided unlimited DATA for three days from Wednesday on the eve of World Telecommunication and Information Society Day to all new existing customers of DATA STV -333. The offer would be valid ...Read More

Meghalaya: Shillong Street Style– an unending affair between style and personality!

-Shweta Raj Kanwar “Every day is a fashion show and the world is the runway”: Coco Chanel From students to teachers, daughters to mothers, sons to fathers, every Shillongite resides in them a sense of style, a fashion and a ...Read More

Folktales of NE: Do you know why Khasis have a tradition of hiding the broom from a guest’s view?

It is said that most Khasi practices have their origins in their folktales. Numerous social customs which are still highly regarded and practiced in Khasi society have their roots in the tales and legends passed down from one generation to another ...Read More

Meghalaya: ‘U Sier Lapalang’ — A heart breaking myth that shaped the origin of nine major streams and rivers of Shillong!

SHILLONG: Remember the good old days when we were young and listening to tales told by our elders was our favourite past time activity. Tales and folklores that often left us in awe, wondering what it would be like to ...Read More

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