Many historians believe that it was in Assam where gunpowder was invented. There has been trade between China and Assam in 1st Millennium AD and Assam had certain degree of civilization. British traveler and historian J.B. Traveneer states: “It is believed that it is the same people who in ancient times first discovered gun and […]
TNT | February 3, 2018 Renowned fashion designer from Assam Sanjukta Dutta has given the region yet another reason to be proud of as she has brought yet another Bollywood actress into the periphery of her unique Mekhela Chador designs- and this time, it is none other than the gorgeous Dia Mirza. The actress looked […]
Meghalaya: ‘U Sier Lapalang’ – A heart breaking myth that shaped the origin of nine major streams and rivers of Shillong!
By Ibankyntiew Mawrie, TNT News | 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 be born during that time. One such story that has […]
Ignoring important issues, if leading regional newspapers make headlines about a person's winter jacket, then the role of media as a fourth estate as well as the functioning of politics in a democracy is utterly defied!
By SHWETA RAJ KANWAR | February 1, 2018 It is funny how media plays a major role in forming people’s opinions and making them look into things with perspectives that might have been otherwise ignored, had the fourth estate not made a hullabaloo out of a minor thing. Social media keeps playing its part in […]
By Lamphrang Nongspung, TNT News | Shillong, Jan 31, 2018: With elections just round the corner, it is interesting to analyse the political waves in various constituencies with election fever mounting and steadfast political changes, events which makes politics so unpredictable and exciting. The board is set and the pieces are slowing moving as political […]
TNT | OPINIONS | By Jessica Passah The Northeast has always been synonymous with football and with fans that are absolutely crazy about the sport, it is no wonder that the Northeast now boasts of three teams in the I-League— veterans Shillong Lajong, champions Aizawl FC and the new debutants Neroca FC. Meghalaya is a […]
By Preetty Chambugong Marak Meet the rocking band of cousins hailing from Tura “The Flames of Revolution- jaktangon bil” — A band which not only expresses their passion for music but also impart awareness on discrimination through music while projecting their unity and strength through brotherhood. The band got its recognition in the year 2006 […]
Date: January 30, 2018 To The Editor TNT- The Northeast Today Respected Sir/Ma’am I would like to appreciate experts from different fields who have written their opinions on the upcoming elections in Meghalaya on The Shillong Times column and whether they could bring changes in the corrupt ridden state. The much awaited announcement was made by the Election Commission of India recently on declaring the polling dates for Tripura, […]
From the land of beautiful clouds hails all girls band Haystack Ladies. Formed in the year 2011, this four piece rock band from Tura is pouring a catchy flavor of music showcasing girl power into the Meghalaya music scenario. They have achieved the unthinkable, liberating themselves from the all too comfortable constraints of our thriving […]