Daily Archives: 17 March

Tripura: BSF guns down three, gravely injures two, villagers accused border guards of molesting tribal woman

AGARTALA, March 17: In a barbaric assault, three men were killed and two others seriously injured as BSF jawans opened fire on a group of villagers at Chittabari border of Sabroom sub-division this evening. The villagers have later filed FIR ...Read More

Assam: Government employees to receive arrears before Rongali Bihu

Guwahati, March 17 2017: The Assam government has decided to release first six months arrears of revision pay scale recommended by the 7th Assam Pay & Productivity Pay Commission to the state employees before the Rongali Bihu. The state government ...Read More

Meghalaya: Alleged NEHU brawl case resolved peacefully by authorities and students

SHILLONG/TURA, March 17: As per a recent report of alleged assault reported by TNT- The Northeast Today within the premises of NEHU Tura campus, it has come to the information of the media house that the issue has been peacefully ...Read More

Meghalaya: KSU forms Anti- Influx cell to tackle illegal immigrants

Meghalaya, March 17 2017: With the intention to curb illegal immigrants who come to the state for daily wage labor of mining coal, construction and also illegal business, the Khasi Students Union (KSU) of the South West Khasi Hills district unit ...Read More

Is sport heading in the right direction in Northeast India?

The United Basketball Alliance concluded its 4th season with the Mumbai Challengers winning their first ever UBA title as they took on Bengaluru Beasts in the finals. There has been much said about the growth of sports in the country ...Read More

Meghalaya: Kidnapping gang arrested in Garo Hills

Tura, March 17: In connection with a kidnapping case of Monsing Sangma on March 8 2017, East Garo hills and North Garo Hills District police in a joint operation, have arrested 6 persons. The names of the arrested include, Gilbrith Sangma, ...Read More

2005 Bengaluru terror suspect nabbed in Tripura

AGARTALA, March 17: The Karnataka Anti Terror Squad (ATS) on Friday arrested a suspect here having links with the 2005 terror attack at Bengaluru's Indian Institute of Science (IIS), police said. "The Karnataka ATS personnel, with the help of Tripura ...Read More

Assam: CM Sonowal appeals to insurgent outfits to come for peace talks

GUWAHATI, March 17: Militancy in northeast India has been a major bone of contention for years. Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal has invited all insurgent outfits of the state for peace talks saying his government wants to eradicate militancy once ...Read More

Meghalaya Power Minister admits escalation of electricity bills in state

SHILLONG, March 17 2017: Months after the MeECL comes under public fury for alleged escalation in electricity bills, the state government on Friday admits escalation while citing faulty power meters as the main problem. Power Minister Sniawbhalang Dhar admitted on ...Read More