Daily Archives: 1 January

Naga villagers protest loss of 3,500 acres of arable land to border fencing!

India is likely to turn 3,500 fertile acres into "No-Man's Land" on its eastern border with Myanmar as construction of a fence has started between the existing border pillars demarcating the two neighbouring nations. The fencing is going ahead despite ...Read More

Northeast India’s pride Somdev announces retirement from professional tennis!

Ravaged by injuries, India’s star singles player Somdev Devvarman on Sunday announced his retirement from professional tennis, bringing an abrupt end to what was once a promising career. “Starting 2017 on a new note, retiring from pro tennis. Thanks to ...Read More

Arunachal becomes 10th state to have BJP government, Khandu remains CM

Itanagar: Arunachal Pradesh, which witnessed dramatic political fluctuations throughout the year, on its last day saw the formation of a BJP government as 33 PPA legislators, including Chief Minister Pema Khandu, on Saturday defected to the party. This development led ...Read More

APST bus damaged by miscreants in Assam

PASIGHAT, Dec 31: An Arunachal Pradesh State Transport (APST) bus (No. ARX-0475) was damaged by some miscreants at Sisiborgaon village in Dhemaji district, Assam on December 29 for allegedly picking up passengers in Assam. Reportedly, the miscreants charged and abused ...Read More

Lest we forget: Tripura’s 2016, Looking Back in Time!

As 2016 draws to a close, it’s time to have a glimpse into the year that it was. For Tripura, 2016 was a happening year, filled with new achievements and a few sad losses. The Northeast Today (TNT) tries to ...Read More

5 Northeast Indians who broke stereotypes and became trailblazers in 2016!

As we step into the year 2017 in full fervor and frenzy with renewed spirits, leaving behind the past and moving forward to seeking new heights in future, let us look back to 2016 and recall some common people from ...Read More

Meghalaya: Shillong Jail wardens deprived of salary, ration pay!

SHILLONG: Wardens and Naiks of the armed branch serving at Shillong Jail have not got payment for March as well as other necessities. A warden at Shillong Jail said there are 50-60 recruits who joined the service in March this ...Read More

Meet the most Googled actress of 2016!

Two months ago, Meghan Markle was best known as one of the stars of Suits, the legal drama that's not Psych or Burn Notice or any of the other vaguely-titled USA network shows that sound exactly the same. That all ...Read More

its a ‘Bloody 2017’ for Istanbul as Terror attack leaves 39 dead!

ISTANBUL: At least 39 people, including 16 foreigners, were killed and around 40 wounded in Turkey on Sunday when gunmen reportedly dressed as Santa stormed an elite nightclub where partygoers were celebrating the New Year. The Istanbul terror attack is ...Read More