MEGHALAYA | Non-payment of salaries lands GHADC in trouble; Contempt of Court case filed in HC

MEGHALAYA | Non-payment of salaries lands GHADC in trouble; Contempt of Court case filed in HC

TURA, October 12, 2017: A contempt case has been filed today  against the current ruling Executive Committee of GHADC in the Meghalaya High Court at Shillong by the non-gazette employees of the GHADC for failing in their duties to pay the monthly salaries and also for violating a standing order of the court which had last […]

‘I am afraid Meghalaya will become another Tripura’- Adelbert Nongrum

‘I am afraid Meghalaya will become another Tripura’- Adelbert Nongrum

Shillong, October 12, 2017: KHNAM MDC from Jaiaw constituency, Adelbert Nongrum broke down in tears during the first half of KHADC Winter Session here on Thursday. Nongrum became emotional while discussing on the need to amend Rule 128 of the Assam and Meghalaya Autonomous District (constitution of the District Council Rule) 1951 as amended. Nongrum wished for […]

MEGHALAYA | Committee for inclusion of Khasi language in 8th Schedule of the Constitution soon

MEGHALAYA | Committee for inclusion of Khasi language in 8th Schedule of the Constitution soon

Shillong, October 12, 2017: The State Government on Thursday decided to constitute an Advisory Committee which will seriously take up the matter to ensure that the demand for inclusion of the Khasi language into the Eight Schedule of the Constitution becomes a reality. Chief Minister Dr Mukul Sangma made this assurance to delegation of the Khasi Author’s Society […]

MEGHALAYA | Superintendent of Police orders directives for keeping order in public places

MEGHALAYA | Superintendent of Police orders directives for keeping order in public places

Shillong, October 12, 2017:  The Superintendent of Police, East Khasi Hills District, Shillong has under Section 101 of the Meghalaya Police Act, 2010 issued instructions, outlining the role, functions and duties of the owners, promoters of all Hotels, Guest Houses and Resorts operating in East Khasi Hills District. The role, functions and duties of the owners/promoters/concerned […]

ASSAM | Gear up for Guwahati Theatre Festival from Nov 1st – 5th!

ASSAM | Gear up for Guwahati Theatre Festival from Nov 1st – 5th!

The second season of the Guwahati Theatre Festival will be held from November 1st to November 5th 2017 at Pragjyoti ITA, Machkhowa. The second edition will present 5 world class globally acclaimed plays during the 5 day festival. The festival will feature Quasar Thakore Padamsee’s Mother Courage and Her Children featuring veteran theatre personality Arundhati […]

MEGHALAYA | Shillong puts Swachh Bharat mission to shame as heaps of garbage lie unattended for months!

MEGHALAYA | Shillong puts Swachh Bharat mission to shame as heaps of garbage lie unattended for months!

Shillong, October 12, 2017: In what may be termed as huge blow to the Swaccha Bharat Mission in the capital town of Shillong, an unpleasant sight of a huge amount of garbage dump has come to light at the road between MES and Nongmynsong. The issue came into the lime light when Nicholas Jonathan Kharnami […]

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR- Has Guwahati become a sports magnet of Northeast India?

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR- Has Guwahati become a sports magnet of Northeast India?

Dated: October 12, 2017 To, The Editor TNT- the Northeast Today Respected Editor, From hosting the FIFA U-17 to India-Australia T20 series, Guwahati is seen as the major attraction for sports events. The last time was during the 12th South Asian Games. An article published recently, Can Assam become India’s sports hub? The overall sports scene […]

ECONOMY | Revitalizing the spirit of cooperative federalism in finding solutions to economic woes

ECONOMY | Revitalizing the spirit of cooperative federalism in finding solutions to economic woes

-By Subash Deb Since the BJP-led NDA government came to power at the centre, it has left no stone un turned in leveraging the potential of competitive cooperative federalism in its pursuit towards achieving inclusive development. NITI Aayog, which replaced the 64-year-old planning commission, has come across as the fine template for competitive cooperative federalism. […]