North East Riders’ Domain: On super-bikes, Shillong’s serpentine roads and ‘Gear Up 2018’

North East Riders’ Domain: On super-bikes, Shillong’s serpentine roads and ‘Gear Up 2018’

TNT EXCLUSIVE | MAY 17, 2018 By Rachel Syiemlieh While the picture of a super-biking group riding across a long open road wouldn’t strike our parents as the safest and friendliest of situations, the members of North East Riders’ Domain, popularly known as NERD, take their love of super-bikes across the north-eastern region without skimping […]

Moments that gave Northeast India reasons to be proud (April Edition)

Moments that gave Northeast India reasons to be proud (April Edition)

May 09, 2018 After a series of incidents that put Northeast India to shame, TNT-The Northeast Today News brings to you instances that put Northeast India in a position to cheer up and be proud of: #1. In the recently declared UPSC examination results, many aspirants from Northeast India shone bright. 22 candidates from Northeastern states […]

Shillong’s Booma Trio: Of international tours, VH1 releases and ‘really long guitar solos’

Shillong’s Booma Trio: Of international tours, VH1 releases and ‘really long guitar solos’

TNT EXCLUSIVE | May 8, 2018 By Rachel Syiemlieh For the members of Booma Trio, a musical trio primarily based in Shillong, the idea of playing together was initially not taken seriously. After having first played together at a flood relief concert, Booma H S Lalruatliana, Lalchhandama Bawitlung and Sunny Manbha continued meeting on music […]

Manipur board 12th topper Selina Keisham wants ‘corruption-free’ education, aspires to become an IAS officer

Manipur board 12th topper Selina Keisham wants ‘corruption-free’ education, aspires to become an IAS officer

April 5, 2018 This year, the board examinations are on the news with incidents of paper leak reported from different board examinations, whether it was CBSE, or other state board examinations which includes Manipur board 12th examination. “A corruption-free education is what I always dream of, as it hampers the future of lots of bright […]

Northeast India’s guide to Thailand: At home in a foreign land!

Northeast India’s guide to Thailand: At home in a foreign land!

Text and Photo by Jim Wungramyao Kasom On my travels, my nationality has been a recurring subject of discussion even in my own country but never more so than in Thailand. As soon as we landed at Bangkok airport, a lady at the money exchange counter spoke to me in Thai even though I was […]

BLOG | Meghalaya: Are people becoming lazy due to traffic in Shillong?

BLOG | Meghalaya: Are people becoming lazy due to traffic in Shillong?

By Priya Paul | April 24, 2018 Shillong’s traffic snarl can leave cars crawling- making it almost faster to walk than drive Meghalaya being one of the tiny hill state in India has witnessed a surge in the traffic flow over the years. Nothing comforting has come from the Government in solving this menace. The […]

BLOG | Meghalaya: The city of music, Shillong barely has a sound for hungry street children!

BLOG | Meghalaya: The city of music, Shillong barely has a sound for hungry street children!

By Tanushree Deb | April 22, 2018 Shillong“The Rock Capital Of India”, the land which is highly influenced by  the western culture, where everything looks attractive and perfect from outside but as we go deep into this colourful lights there lies the unprecedented and unseen story which is often left unnoticed . Kids are seen […]

A lost home: The story of submerged Builum Village in Mizoram

A lost home: The story of submerged Builum Village in Mizoram

By Lalramnghaki Pulamte | April 20, 2018 The need for innovation in the name of modernization has many dire consequences. For instance, the construction of the transcontinental railroad in America forever altered the landscape and caused displacement of the Native American tribes. Likewise, a small village located in Bilkhawthlir block of Kolasib District, Mizoram established in […]

Refugees- a threat to Northeast India — By Dr. I .Yaipharemba

The force migration of the Rohingyas to Bangladesh by the Myanmar military forces using various inhumane treatments is highly condemnable. Mass murder, rape, house to house clearance operations are among few tools use to stage an ethnic cleansing style of destroying the nomenclature and livelihood of Rohingyas from the soils of Myanmar itself. Not only Bangladesh, but, other South Asian and Southeast Asian nations are facing the Rohingya refugee crisis due to mass exodus. Due to geographical proximity, India’s Northeast is facing the heat of misplaced and ideologically driven Rohingyas and the phenomenon of the refugees being recruited to  terrorist organisations and started to operate in Northeast India is alarming.

Refugees- a threat to Northeast India — By Dr. I .Yaipharemba

Refugees as Threat: Northeast in the middle By Dr. I .YAIPHAREMBA  | April 12, 2018 Bangladesh and India share a 4,096-kilometer long international border, including 262 km in Assam, 856 km in Tripura, 180 km in Mizoram, 443 km in Meghalaya, and 2,217 km in Bengal. Likewise, India shared a 1643 km long border with Myanmar […]

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