Sikkim calling! Record 14.25 lakh tourists visited Himalayan state in 2017

Sikkim calling! Record 14.25 lakh tourists visited Himalayan state in 2017

TNT Desk | May 13, 2018 Tourists visiting the northeastern state of Sikkim shot up by nearly 77 per cent to 14.25 lakh during 2017, according to the state’s tourism department. As many as 8.06 lakh tourists visited the Himalayan state in 2016, a tourism department official said. “The tourist footfall could have been a […]

Tripura govt. clarifies stance on social security pensions, says not suspended

Tripura govt. clarifies stance on social security pensions, says not suspended

TNT Desk | Agartala, May 13, 2018 The Tripura government today said that social security pensions were not temporarily suspended and the process, to provide pensions to the beneficiaries, has been initiated. An official statement issued by the government said that the Social Welfare and Social Education Department has clarified that reports of stopping social […]

Meghalaya: 2 robbers arrested, more GNLA weapons unearthed in Garo Hills

Meghalaya: 2 robbers arrested, more GNLA weapons unearthed in Garo Hills

From Our Correspondent Tura, May 13, 2018 Two criminals were arrested by East Garo Hills (EGH) police yesterday after they were found in possession of an Uzi and a pistol during ‘naka’ checks conducted by the police following an incident of robbery in the district. According to police, information was received of an attempted robbery […]

Meghalaya: Lightning burns down traditional Garo House belonging to former CM Dr. Mukul Sangma

Meghalaya: Lightning burns down traditional Garo House belonging to former CM Dr. Mukul Sangma

From Our Correspondent Tura, May 13, 2018 The unruly weather conditions all over Northern and Northeast India have a caused a huge destruction to life and property without sparing anybody at all. In another such instance, a lightning strike today burnt down a traditional Garo house (Nok Achik) belonging to the former CM of the state […]

Tripura CM stresses on the need for an ‘Addiction-free’ society to tackle crime against women

Tripura CM stresses on the need for an ‘Addiction-free’ society to tackle crime against women

By Our Reporter May 13, 2018 Tripura Chief Minister on Saturday stressed on the need for society to become addiction free in order to tackle crime against women. While addressing an audience, he said, ” A major task of our government is to make Tripura addiction free. The day Tripura will becomes Addiction-free, Crime against women […]

Tripura: Decade old buildings demolished as Congress warns of legal action

Tripura: Decade old buildings demolished as Congress warns of legal action

By Our Reporter May 13, 2018 Despite mass criticisms by by the Congress and other parties over the demolition of their offices which were illegally build on government land, West Tripura administration today in the presence of West Tripura D.M., Milind Ramteke bulldozed two Congress Bhavan at Kamarpukurpar area near Math Chowmani Bazar and another […]

On Mother’s Day, this Assam author attempts to take us on a journey to Motherhood!

On Mother’s Day, this Assam author attempts to take us on a journey to Motherhood!

By SHWETA RAJ KANWAR | May 13, 2018 EMOTIONS AND ELATION – A book by Banani Das Dhar They say that “God could not be everywhere and therefore he created mothers”, but have we ever given a thought about what a ‘would-be’ mother goes through before transforming herself into a creation second only to God? […]

Tripura: Kashmiri link found by NIA after interrogation of 24 Bangladeshi youth

Tripura: Kashmiri link found by NIA after interrogation of 24 Bangladeshi youth

TNT Desk | May 13, 2018 Agartala: The interrogation of 24 Bangladeshi youths, who were arrested at Agartala railway station here on Thursday, has revealed a Kashmiri connection. “A Kashmiri connection has been established so far. However, no terror link was found,” a senior officer of Tripura police told this leading national daily on Saturday. The officer […]