Meghalaya: ‘U Sier Lapalang’ – A heart breaking myth that shaped the origin of nine major streams and rivers of Shillong!

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 […]

Nagaland: BJP in final stage of stitching an alliance for ensuing Assembly Polls

Nagaland: BJP in final stage of stitching an alliance for ensuing Assembly Polls

By Our Reporter, TNT News | Kohima, Feb 1, 2018:  Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Nagaland state has informed that they are in the final  stage of stitching together an alliance for the forthcoming Assembly elections in the state. According to Co-Convenor  of BJP Election Management Committee Nagaland and sitting MLA, Mmhonlumo Kikon, the BJP is in discussion […]

Mizoram: Pi Zadingi – a mother who fought the tiger with her bare hands to save her 3-month-old child

Mizoram: Pi Zadingi – a mother who fought the tiger with her bare hands to save her 3-month-old child

January 10, 2018 Stories of bravery and courage never fail to inspire people, especially if it involves love, care and a protective drive that urges one to gather courage and fight off dangers. This is the story of a mother who risked her life to save her three-month-old son from the clutches of a tiger. […]

Union Budget: DoNER gets Rs 3000 crore for 2018-19; 11.8 percent more than last year

Union Budget: DoNER gets Rs 3000 crore for 2018-19; 11.8 percent more than last year

IANS | New Delhi, Feb 1, 2018: The Ministry of Development of North East Region (DONER) has been allocated Rs 3,000 crore for 2018-19 in the Union Budget — 11.8 per cent more than last year. The Ministry had been allocated Rs 2,682.45 crore in the last Budget. While no major projects were announced for the […]

Meghalaya- Where ‘Suit-Boot ki Rajneeti’ sidelines important issues in politics!

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!

Meghalaya- Where ‘Suit-Boot ki Rajneeti’ sidelines important issues in politics!

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 […]

UN India to promote potential of ‘neglected’ Northeast

UN India to promote potential of ‘neglected’ Northeast

IANS | Mumbai, Feb 1, 2018:  India’s northeast has remained “neglected” and “fallen behind” in development, but now “its time has come”, says Yuri Afanasiev, UN’s Resident Coordinator and the UNDP Resident Representative in India, as the UN teams up with LFW to promote the potential of northeast states. Afanasiev said the UN is working with […]