Assam: Heliport near Kaziranga National Park set to boost tourism

Assam: Heliport near Kaziranga National Park set to boost tourism

GUWAHATI, February 19, 2018: In a bid to attract more visitors, the Assam government is planning to construct a heliport near the famous Kaziranga National Park. During a function held to distribute sophisticated arms to forest personnel at Kaziranga National Park, Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal directed three of his cabinet ministers to scout for land […]

Did they really sell their souls to the Devil?

Did they really sell their souls to the Devil?

Music was and has always been a mode of expression. The purpose of a song is basically to have a say. Hence, lyrics are written and molded with music to bribe in a listener’s interest. It transcends poetry and transforms into something much more appealing called a song. It becomes an influential piece of art […]

Assam: ‘Sophisticated arms for Strong Poachers’ is the new mantra to save Kaziranga Rhinos!

Assam: ‘Sophisticated arms for Strong Poachers’ is the new mantra to save Kaziranga Rhinos!

From Our correspondent Guwahati, February 18, 2018 Forest guards in Kaziranga National Park on Sunday received sophisticated arms to take on the equally strong gang of poachers which has killed more than 50 one-horned rhinos since 2013. Assam chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal distributed modern sophisticated weapons to forest personnel at a programme held at Forest Convention Centre […]

Three airports in Northeast India get sanitary napkin vending machines

Three airports in Northeast India get sanitary napkin vending machines

From Our Correspondent Guwahati, February 18, 2018 Three airports in Northeast India at Guwahati, Agartala and Imphal have installed sanitary napkin vending machines for women recently, along with at least 15 other airports in the country. Kolkata, Jaipur, Bhubaneswar, Port Blair, Trivandrum, Mangalore, Tirupati, Vishakhapatnam, Vadodara, Aurangabad, Rajkot, Shimla, Varanasi and Surat are the other […]

Tarun Gogoi calls BJP’s bluff on assurance to solve Meghalaya-Assam boundary row

Tarun Gogoi calls BJP’s bluff on assurance to solve Meghalaya-Assam boundary row

By Our Reporter, TNT News | Shillong, Feb 17, 2018:  Former Assam Chief Minister and senior Congress leader, Tarun Gogoi on Saturday attacked the BJP for its assurance to resolve the contentious interstate boundary row between Meghalaya and Assam if voted to power while calling the BJP’s bluff. Reaffirming his party’s stand on the unresolved boundary […]

  Assam: One killed in road accident at Jalukbari

  Assam: One killed in road accident at Jalukbari

GUWAHATI, February 17, 2018: In a tragic incident that occurred on Friday night, a speeding four wheeler hit a police constable at Jalukbari. The deceased identified as Tapeshwar Ali was a constable, who was working in the Transport Department. Ali was rushed to (GMCH) Guwahati Medical College and Hospital immediately after the accident, where he […]

Do you know why North East India is called “The Seven Sisters”?

Do you know why North East India is called “The Seven Sisters”?

Northeast | February 17, 2018: It is a well known fact that the states of Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Meghalaya, Manipur, Mizoram, Nagaland and Tripura were named the Seven Sisters in 1972. The sobriquet (the Land of the Seven Sisters), had been originally coined to coincide with the inauguration of the new states in January, 1972, by Jyoti Prasad […]

Why Assam’s Maternal Mortality Rates are so high

Why Assam’s Maternal Mortality Rates are so high

GUWAHATI, February 17, 2018: Assam is at the bottom of the list with regard to maternal mortality rate(MMR) with a figure of 300 against the national average of 167, while the fund spending under National Health Mission (NHM) is just 13.58 per cent for 2017-18. Union Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare Ashwini […]