Assam: Jail for those who drink in public along with Rs 10,000 fine!

Assam: Jail for those who drink in public along with Rs 10,000 fine!

Guwahati, February 6, 2018: On the first day of the budget session on Tuesday, the state government tabled the Assam Excise (Amendments) Bill, 2017 to include strict provisions with the principle objective of curbing drunken hooliganism and brawls. The state cabinet had approved these amendments last December. Drinking in public would also soon become a […]

Assam: Three children charred to death in Guwahati

Assam: Three children charred to death in Guwahati

Guwahati Feb 6,2018: Three girls aged between three and seven years were charred to death in a fire that broke out last night at Patarkuchi area here. According to fire and emergency service department officials, the three girls were sleeping when the incident took place and their parents managed to escape the fire. Their parents […]

Meghalaya: 139 candidates file nominations including CM Mukul Sangma

Meghalaya: 139 candidates file nominations including CM Mukul Sangma

By Our Reporter, TNT News | Shillong, Feb 06, 2018:  A total number of 139 candidates filed their nominations for the 27 February Assembly Polls on Tuesday. Among the prominent faces who have filed their nominations include Chief Minister Dr Mukul Sangma who filed his nomination from Ampati, opposition leader, Dr Donkupar Roy (Shella-UDP), former Chief Minister, Salseng […]

9 Assam Rifles troopers injured in twin blasts in Manipur

9 Assam Rifles troopers injured in twin blasts in Manipur

Imphal, Feb 6,2018: At least nine Assam Rifles troopers were injured, two of them critically, on Tuesday when two powerful bombs lobbed by unidentified persons inside their transit camp exploded here on Tuesday, police said. Even as the injured were evacuated to hospital, officials did not allow media persons to enter the camp situated near the […]

Assam: Will immigrants be granted citizenship? Fresh constitution bench to come up

Assam: Will immigrants be granted citizenship? Fresh constitution bench to come up

Guwahati, February 6, 2018: The Supreme Court today said it would set up a fresh Constitution Bench to examine the validity of various aspects of a provision of the Citizenship Act 1955, including the cut-off date for awarding citizenship to Bangladeshi immigrants in Assam. The matter came up before a bench comprising Chief Justice Dipak […]

Northeast India sees revival in the art of story telling through Manipur’s Nicky Chandam

Northeast India sees revival in the art of story telling through Manipur’s Nicky Chandam

By SHWETA RAJ KANWAR | February 6, 2018 “I believe every one is a story teller. If you do not want to attend school or wish to take a day off from office, we all know how to cook up a pretty convincing story (Laughs). Once you are convinced of what you want to convey, […]

Arunachal: Security forces apprehends two ‘hardcore’ NSCN(R) cadres

Arunachal: Security forces apprehends two ‘hardcore’ NSCN(R) cadres

TNT News | Itanagar, February 6, 2018: Security Forces on Tuesday apprehended two ‘hardcore’ NSCN(R) cadres identified as Channong Matcha and Jimreves Kimsing along with a Pistol and ammunition from Songking village in Arunachal Pradesh. It was informed that in the early hours of Feb 6 (Tuesday), the Jairampur Battalion swiftly launched an operation in Songking village resulting in the […]