Assam: NEET candidates not given papers in Assamese

Assam: NEET candidates not given papers in Assamese

Guwahati | May 7, 2018 Students sitting for the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) at a centre in Dibrugarh on Sunday faced undue harassment due to shortage of question papers, with many candidates also claiming that they were not provided with question papers in the language of their choice. Though the examination was scheduled to be […]

Japan keen to invest in developmental projects in Northeast India

Japan keen to invest in developmental projects in Northeast India

By Our Reporter, TNT News | Shillong, May 07, 2018:  Ambassador of Japan to India, Kenji Hiramatsu on Monday said that Japan is keen to invest in Northeast India particularly in the field of food processing, infrastructure development projects even as he maintained that the region has a wide range of possibilities and business opportunities. […]

Tripura: 1 killed, 9 injured in Khowai district due to cyclonic weather

Tripura: 1 killed, 9 injured in Khowai district due to cyclonic weather

May 7, 2018 Following the warning of thunderstorm issued by the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) in six northeastern states, gusty winds struck Tripura on Monday evening. At least one person was killed and nine others injured in Khowai district due to extreme weather conditions, confirmed Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb. The Tripura CM assured compensation […]

Assam: Huge quantities of explosives including RDX recovered from Charaideo district

Assam: Huge quantities of explosives including RDX recovered from Charaideo district

PTI | May 7, 2018 Huge quantities of explosive materials including RDX, have been recovered from Assam’s Charaideo district, police said today. Acting on a tip-off, police launched an operation in Kanu Bhugbari village and recovered the explosives buried near a house. Around 6 kgs of RDX, remote controlled detonators, other explosive devices and bomb-making equipment along with some army uniforms […]

More thunderstorms likely to hit Northeast India till May 11

More thunderstorms likely to hit Northeast India till May 11

New Delhi, May 7, 2018: The Northeastern region is likely going to be hit by more thunderstorm and gusty winds in the upcoming days. In a weather warning bulletin, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said the northeast states likely to be affected by thunderstorms and gusty winds till May 11 are Sikkim, Assam, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Manipur, […]

Assam: ‘Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016 will threaten the very existence of Assam’- says Ex-CM to JPC

Assam: ‘Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016 will threaten the very existence of Assam’- says Ex-CM to JPC

TNT Desk | May 7, 2018 The Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC)’s visit to Assam to take reaction from various quarters of the society on the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016 has evoked strong responses from various groups today. It may be recalled that the Bill amends the Citizenship Act, 1955 to make illegal migrants who are Hindus, Sikhs, […]

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