​State to institute Moghai Oja Award: Assam CM

​State to institute Moghai Oja Award: Assam CM

TNT News GUWAHATI: Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi has announced to institute an award in the name of Moghai Oja who was the pioneer in​ popularizing the Dhol (Drum) of Assam to the world stage with his masterful and​ unparalleled beats. Speaking at Sodou Asom Lok Sanskriti Samaroh at Hatigarh in Jorhat district today, Gogoi said, “the contribution of […]

Top NDFB(S) nabbed in WB

Top NDFB(S) nabbed in WB

TNT News GUWAHATI: In a joint operation by National Investigation Agency (NIA), Assam police and Army troops under Red Horns division, most wanted National Democratic Front of Boroland (Songbijit) faction, Roshish Basumatary alias Jama, was arrested in West Bengal today. The Bodo rebel leader was involved in last year’s carnage upon Adivasi people by the […]

Customs seized Tiger skin from Kamakhya railway station

Customs seized Tiger skin from Kamakhya railway station

TNT News GUWAHATI: The Anti-smuggling unit of Customs here seized one 11 foot long skin of a Royal Bengal Tiger and tiger bones from Kamakhya railway station at Maligaon on Monday. The sleuth apprehended two persons namely Jagir Babu (45) and a 13 year old minor in connection to the case. “The seizure included bones […]

Assam: NFR starts track tests in Lumding-Silchar route

Assam: NFR starts track tests in Lumding-Silchar route

TNT News SILCHAR: The first nine compartment BG train visited Silchar today as a part of a standard track testing procedure that would go on for a fortnight ahead. Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) authorities earlier started that broad gauge services officially in the Barak Valley in compliance with an order from the Gauhati High Court […]

4 minors held for posing as militants in Assam

4 minors held for posing as militants in Assam

​TNT News GUWAHATI: Altogether four juveniles were handed over to police by public on Saturday night after all of them allegedly tried to collect extortion money in the name of terrorist outfit. The four, all Bodos, aging between 14 to 16 have allegedly demanded some Rs 90,000 from a local businessman in the name of […]

Assam: Broad Gauge services commence in Barak Valley

Assam: Broad Gauge services commence in Barak Valley

TNT NEWS SILCHAR: After a prolonged delay of 18 years, the Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) authorities on Friday reached the first Broad Gauge (BG) rail head in Barak Valley. A BG rail engine numbered 36215 arrived at Silchar railway station at 8:20 PM on Friday evening, over 2 hours late from the primary schedule. At […]

Assam: 3 NSLA militants nabbed

Assam: 3 NSLA militants nabbed

TNT News GUWAHATI: In a joint operation conducted by Army Troops of Agia brigade under the aegis of Red Horns Division and Kokrajhar police, three National Santhal Liberation Army (NSLA) militants and one over ground worker were apprehended today from Kashiabari village under Gossaigaon police station in Kokrajhar district. The apprehended individuals included Sonyram Soren, […]

Assam: Nine Vultures released back into the wild

Assam: Nine Vultures released back into the wild

TNT News GUWAHATI: In a decision by the state forest department, nine vultures which were rescued from Chengeligaon of Dangori area under Doomdooma Forest Division (Talap Range), were released back to wild again in Tinsukia district today. These vultures suffered of carcass poisoning that resulted in death of 31 endangered vultures on March 4. The […]