What made headlines in 2017? A recap of what went viral in Northeast India & beyond

What made headlines in 2017? A recap of what went viral in Northeast India & beyond

By SHWETA RAJ KANWAR | December 31, 2017 2017 has been a year of strange happenings: From suicidal games to rapist god fathers, from cows being worshipped to women being harassed, from journalists being killed to freedom being restricted, busting fake news from real and using social media as a source of spreading false information […]

10 times Northeast Indian traditional attire gave fashion goals to people!

10 times Northeast Indian traditional attire gave fashion goals to people!

Who says traditional cannot be trendy? And if you think traditional attire cannot give fashion goals to people, well, TNT- The Northeast Today brings to you 10 instances that prove Northeast Indian traditional attire can set trends in the fashion world!                       TNT News PICTURE […]

2017 in flashback: How Assamese cinema progressed this year

2017 in flashback: How Assamese cinema progressed this year

By DIPANKAR SARKAR | December 29, 2017 Northeast Indian film making space is no longer at an infant stage. A slew of films made on low as well as big budgets and displaying a profound sense of originality and craft made the region boast of a transition, which completely satisfies the contemporary requirements of excellence […]

Meghalaya: Christmas woes for Shillongites irked by pricey cabbies!

Meghalaya: Christmas woes for Shillongites irked by pricey cabbies!

SHILLONG | DECEMBER 26, 2017 With the onset of the festive season, many tourist drivers have once again started taking advantage of passengers and have been seen to be charging beyond the prescribed rate. In what may be termed as a clear violation of the Government prescribed rates, those who run tourist vehicles have hiked the […]

OPINION | BJP is still people’s choice, Congress is no lesser

OPINION | BJP is still people’s choice, Congress is no lesser

By Subash Deb | December 25, 2017 Elections are a dicey affair. In a pluralistic democracy like India, it is even tougher to predict the accurate outcome, especially when the body politic are mercurial and has the tendency to change their voting decisions in the last minute. In fact, psephologists are a spent force in […]

TNT IMPACT: Shillong’s women rag pickers, ‘Merry Maidens’ finally gain the spotlight they deserve!

TNT IMPACT: Shillong’s women rag pickers, ‘Merry Maidens’ finally gain the spotlight they deserve!

By Daphilabet Buhphang | Shillong, December 24, 2017 “Success is not always about greatness. It is about consistency. Consistent hard work leads to success. Greatness will come”– – Dwayne Johnson Christmas is all the more wonderful this year with the success story of Shillong’s 28 Merry Maidens. In the beginning, they were just rag pickers […]