Written in the stones: Story of an ancient, dying game of the Khasis – Maw Korkatia

Written in the stones: Story of an ancient, dying game of the Khasis – Maw Korkatia

BY IBANKYNTIEW MAWRIE  Shillong, May 09, 2018:  “Without memory, there is no culture. Without memory, there would be no civilization, no society, no future” ~~ Elie Wiesel If culture was born out of a memory, as American writer Elie Wiesel has clearly observed, then it is safe to say that our identities and cultural practices are […]

Moments that gave Northeast India reasons to be proud (April Edition)

Moments that gave Northeast India reasons to be proud (April Edition)

May 09, 2018 After a series of incidents that put Northeast India to shame, TNT-The Northeast Today News brings to you instances that put Northeast India in a position to cheer up and be proud of: #1. In the recently declared UPSC examination results, many aspirants from Northeast India shone bright. 22 candidates from Northeastern states […]

Shillong’s Booma Trio: Of international tours, VH1 releases and ‘really long guitar solos’

Shillong’s Booma Trio: Of international tours, VH1 releases and ‘really long guitar solos’

TNT EXCLUSIVE | May 8, 2018 By Rachel Syiemlieh For the members of Booma Trio, a musical trio primarily based in Shillong, the idea of playing together was initially not taken seriously. After having first played together at a flood relief concert, Booma H S Lalruatliana, Lalchhandama Bawitlung and Sunny Manbha continued meeting on music […]

Tripura: The problem for BJP is not Biplab Deb but senior leaders who eye the post of CM in state

Tripura: The problem for BJP is not Biplab Deb but senior leaders who eye the post of CM in state

TNT Desk | April 05, 2018 Over the Past month there has been a spotlight over the utterances of the Tripura Chief Minister.As a matter of fact there have been reports that the CM of Tripura was pulled up by no one less than the PM of India in one of the National Media. The […]

World Press Freedom Day- Where Art Thou? asks a Northeast Indian journalist!

World Press Freedom Day- Where Art Thou? asks a Northeast Indian journalist!

By SHWETA RAJ KANWAR | May 3, 2018 As we celebrate World Press Freedom Day, a day which was proclaimed by the UN General Assembly in December 1993, following the recommendation of UNESCO’s General Conference, let us remember that this is an opportunity to: -celebrate the fundamental principles of press freedom -assess the state of […]

Tripura: CPI (M) in cross-roads, party now looking for friends and allies for survival– By Tapas Dey

Tripura: CPI (M) in cross-roads, party now looking for friends and allies for survival– By Tapas Dey

By TAPAS DEY | May 3, 2018 The just-concluded party Congress of the CPI (M), held in Hyderabad, has spawned many a surprise with the avowed Marxists or communists finally deciding to fight the next Loksabha polls in alliance with secular democratic forces. Expectedly , the party is viscerally opposed to having anything to do […]

Meghalaya: WKH DC may slap ‘Defamation Notice’ on KSU and newspapers for ‘Dubious Voter’ allegations

Meghalaya: WKH DC may slap ‘Defamation Notice’ on KSU and newspapers for ‘Dubious Voter’ allegations

TNT News | May 2, 2018 The spate of transfer of civil servants in some states of Northeast India has been raising serious questions on the motive behind the same and the high handedness of politicians who do not fail to portray favoritism in this regard. After serving in West Khasi Hills district as its […]

Meet Assam’s award winning Director Deep Choudhury whose debut film ‘Alifa’ won laurels nationally!

Meet Assam’s award winning Director Deep Choudhury whose debut film ‘Alifa’ won laurels nationally!

Interviewed by DIPANKAR SARKAR | May 1, 2018      Young Assamese filmmaker Deep Choudhury was born at Choudhury Para, Ramdia, Kamrup and his childhood was spent in abundance in respect of enjoying nature and understanding human emotions in the truest sense. Growing up in such surroundings has helped him to take forward his ideologies, […]