Mizoram: MNF pledges to implement goal of three full-fledged districts

Mizoram: MNF pledges to implement goal of three full-fledged districts

AIZAWL, May 23, 2018: The Mizo National Front (MNF) has pledged to implement their goal, first announced during its rule in 2008, to make three functional districts. While addressing a function to felicitate students who have cleared class XII in Khawzawl in Champahi district on Tuesday, MNF senior vice-president Tawnluia said, “The MNF government had notified […]

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, […]

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR | The Congress resurrection and the SC’s revival of democracy

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR | The Congress resurrection and the SC’s revival of democracy

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Dated 21 May 2018 To The Editor TNT – The Northeast Today Respected Editor, The recently concluded Karnataka verdict was anything short of exciting- with its dramatic exits, surprise coalition and arguably the shortest chief ministerial tenure in the country’s history. As the results of the elections unfolded on our television […]

Mizoram: Myanmar refugees reluctant to return to their villages as armed conflict intensifies

Mizoram: Myanmar refugees reluctant to return to their villages as armed conflict intensifies

AIZAWL, May 21, 2018: Following the resumption of armed conflict between the Myanmar army and rebel Arakan Army (AA), over 300 Myanmar refugees are reluctant to return to their villages, sources said. Police stated that nearly 1,750 Buddhist and Christian refugees from Myanmar’s Arakan (Rakhine) state fled their villages, crossed the international border and entered Mizoram’s […]

Mizoram: Biate bags ‘best city’ award in NE zone; in list of India’s top cleanest towns

Mizoram: Biate bags ‘best city’ award in NE zone; in list of India’s top cleanest towns

AIZAWL, May 21, 2018: The town of Biate in Mizoram’s Serchhip district has bagged the “best city” award under Innovation and Best Practices – Northeast zone in the Swachh Survekshan 2018 survey on Wednesday. The results were declared by Union minister for housing and urban affairs Hardeep Singh Puri. The town began its cleanliness drive in […]