Assam in 2017: From evictions & NRC to a proud female achiever, here is what made headlines in the state

Assam in 2017: From evictions & NRC to a proud female achiever, here is what made headlines in the state

TNT News | December 31, 2017 As the year draws to an end, we take a sneak peek at 2017 and what it brought for Assam The issue of ethnic identity, culture and the threat posed by illegal immigration continued to be a major talking point in 2017 as the new BJP govt which came […]

New Year’s gift to Northeast: Centre to launch mobile air dispensaries soon

New Year’s gift to Northeast: Centre to launch mobile air dispensaries soon

New Delhi, Dec 31, 2017: The central government’s plan to launch mobile air dispensary services — helicopters with equipment and doctors — for medical emergencies in remote and hilly areas of the Northeast region may be a reality soon. Informed sources told IANS that the government has agreed to allocate Rs 80-Rs 100 crore for the […]

Assam University, Silchar terminates faculty member, withdraws order after High Court takes cognizance

Assam University, Silchar terminates faculty member, withdraws order after High Court takes cognizance

TNT News It all started from a letter by Akhil Bharatiya Vidya Parishad’s (ABVP) general secretary Shreehari Borikar. Borikar wrote to Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) over a year back, where he complained against Dr. Charvak, a member of faculty at the Department of Mass Communication of Assam University, Silchar – a central university, […]

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 […]

Meghalaya: Demonetization plays major role in curbing militant activities in 2017

The growth of Special Force – 10 has been another reason for the decline in militancy this year with concentrated operations leading to quite a few encounters.

Meghalaya: Demonetization plays major role in curbing militant activities in 2017

By Our Correspondent, TNT News | TURA, Dec 31, 2017:  After struggling for over two decades with militancy and the terror associated with it, the Garo Hills region saw a period of relative calm with no major incidents related to militancy taking place this year. The year began with demonetization dealing a crushing blow to […]

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