Another 10,000 tonne rice to be ferried to Tripura via Bangladesh

Another 10,000 tonne rice to be ferried to Tripura via Bangladesh

AGARTALA: The Food Corporation of India (FCI) is set to transport another 10,000 tonnes of rice to Tripura by using the water and land routes of neighbouring Bangladesh, the state government announced today. “Our rail line from Lumding to Badarpur in Assam is closed in view of gauge conversion. It would be completed next year […]

Mizoram set to import 50 piglets from England

Mizoram set to import 50 piglets from England

AIZAWL: Mizoram government has planned to purchase around 50 piglets from England for Rs 98,000 each, the state Assembly was informed today. Mizoram Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Minister C Ngunlianchunga said that the government intended to purchase pure breed large white Yorkshire and pure breed Landrace pigs. The piglets were of higher quality compared to […]

Meghalaya CM justifies foreign trips of ministers

Meghalaya CM justifies foreign trips of ministers

TNT News SHILLONG: Chief Minister Mukul Sangma justified the foreign trips taken up by the Ministers and Government officials when questioned by reporters today if there is need to adopt various austerity measures like reducing of the domestic and foreign trips. Sangma said that foreign tours are required, as they need to enrich themelves with […]

Assam: Dwelling houses for making Guwahati a slum-free city

Assam: Dwelling houses for making Guwahati a slum-free city

TNT News GUWAHATI: In a bid to make Guwahati a slum-free city, the state government has initiated steps to build dwelling houses for the slum dwellers under Rajiv Awas Yojana in the city. The Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi today chaired a review meeting at his official residence to speed up the implementation of Rajiv Awas […]

Assam: KMSS to form political party, CM alleges huge corporate funding

Assam: KMSS to form political party, CM alleges huge corporate funding

TNT News GUWAHATI: Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi has levelled allegation against peasant leader Akhil Gogoi of taking  huge sum of donations from rich and corporates to run his organisation Krishak Mukti Sangram Samitee, which has recently announced to launch an independent political party to fight Assembly elections in Assam in 2016. Gogoi said, “I […]

Mizoram: Pastor’s appointment in MPSC stirs controversy

Mizoram: Pastor’s appointment in MPSC stirs controversy

TNT News AIZAWL: The appointment of a Mizoram Presbyterian Church leader as member of Mizoram Public Service Commission became a hot topic in the social media today. Though the appointment is made to be official, Rev Zosangliana Colney, an ordained minister under the Mizoram Presbyterian Church synod, today said that he accepted a verbal appointment […]

Bodo council polls in Assam on April 8

Bodo council polls in Assam on April 8

TNT News GUWAHATI: Elections to the Bodoland Territorial Council (BTC) that runs the administration in four districts of Assam’s Bodoland Territorial Area Districts (BTAD) will be held on April 8, it was announced on Wednesday. Assam’s Chief Electoral Officer H.N. Bora said elections will be held for all 40 seats of the council, while the Assam […]

Tripura: Two women burnt to death

Tripura: Two women burnt to death

TNT NEWS AGARTALA: A veteran woman along with her daughter was killed by setting their house on fire at a locality coming under Bishalgarh Police Station in Sepahijala District on Wednesday. The duo deceased was identified as Manibala Nandi (60) and Shipra Nandi (30). Getting the news, police personnel rushed to the spot and recovered two bodies out of […]