OPINION | Ireland’s abortion referendum and why India should step up its MTP Act

OPINION | Ireland’s abortion referendum and why India should step up its MTP Act

May 24, 2018 By (Name with held on request) Tomorrow, the 25th of May will see residents of Ireland coming out of their homes to vote for or against the decision to repeal the 8th amendment of the Irish Constitution, which is one of the strictest abortion laws in the world, in a referendum that […]

Nipah Virus – The origin and history of the deadly disease

Nipah Virus – The origin and history of the deadly disease

TNT NEWS | May 24, 2018:  The outbreak of the Nipah Virus in Kerela has shaken the entire country as the death toll increases by the day, causing fear and tension amongst the residents of the state and its neighbouring states. But many people don’t really know much about this deadly virus — its origin […]

Mizoram: State CSO inks pact with Myanmar NGO to curb drug trafficking

Mizoram: State CSO inks pact with Myanmar NGO to curb drug trafficking

AIZAWL, May 24, 2018: Mizoram’s civil society organisation, Young Mizo Association, and Myanmar-based NGO, Upper Chindwin Youth Network, have inked a pact to curb cross-border drug trafficking. The MoU was signed by YMA president Vanlalruata and Upper Chindwin Youth Network president Kyaw Thet Win. The two organisations signed the memorandum of understanding on Tuesday, thereby […]

Heavy pre-monsoon rain alert this week in Northeastern states

Heavy pre-monsoon rain alert this week in Northeastern states

NORTHEAST, May 23, 2018 (TNN): Ahead of the possible arrival of monsoon in the northeast during the first week of June, the Northeastern states are set to witness heavy rains over this week because of other environmental factors, according to the India Meteorological Department(IMD).   Official sources at the IMD’s Guwahati-based Regional Meteorological Centre (RMC) told […]

Protests continue in Northeast over citizenship bill, 2016

Protests continue in Northeast over citizenship bill, 2016

NORTHEAST, May 23, 2018 (PTI): Lending support to the voices of dissent over the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016, hundreds of student activists staged demonstrations on Monday across three northeast states.   The apex bodies of students’ unions in Arunachal Pradesh, Mizoram, and Nagaland organised sit-ins on Monday morning in their respective state capitals, demanding immediate […]

Northeast Railways to get a boost with Rs 9,000 cr meant for 43 projects says minister

Northeast Railways to get a boost with Rs 9,000 cr meant for 43 projects says minister

Agartala, May 22, 2018 The Railways is executing 43 projects at a cost of Rs 9,000 crore to extend rail connectivity in the border areas of northeast India and with other parts of the country, Minister of State for Railways Rajen Gohain said here on Tuesday. Of these projects, 25 are new rail line projects, […]

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