Northeast India to get Rs 2 lakh crore road projects by 2019

Northeast India to get Rs 2 lakh crore road projects by 2019

NEW DELHI, July 13: The Centre would initiate road projects in the north-east with an estimated expenditure of Rs 2 lakh crore by 2019, Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari announced on Wednesday. Gadkari said that while projects with expenditure of Rs 1.5 lakh crore would be carried out by the National Highways and […]

Mizoram: 20 gold bars seized by Customs from India-Myanmar border

Mizoram: 20 gold bars seized by Customs from India-Myanmar border

Aizawl, Jul 12, 2017:  Customs officials posted at Zokhawthar hamlet along the Mizoram-Myanmar border seized 20 gold bars worth Rs 598 lakh from a person in Melbuk village, according to an official statement. The gold was smuggled from Myanmar and the person was arrested yesterday night for possessing the smuggled gold, the official statement said. […]

Northeast India Floods: Are low lying areas facing the brunt of climate change?

Northeast India Floods: Are low lying areas facing the brunt of climate change?

IMPHAL, July 12: The All Manipur Matam Isei Kanglup (AMMIK) contributed a sum of Rs. 1 Lakh to the Chief Minister’s Relief Fund for assisting the flood affected people in the state. Though the water level of major rivers have receded below the danger mark, incessant showers for almost a week have inundated many low […]

Dampa Wildlife Sanctuary, Mizoram: Biggest wildlife sanctuary

Dampa Wildlife Sanctuary, Mizoram: Biggest wildlife sanctuary

The biggest wildlife sanctuary, Dampa Wildlife Sanctuary is situated in the western part of Mizoram state, at the international border with Bangladesh about 127 km from Aizawl. Established in 1985, it is home to a large number of fauna species. Dampa Tiger Reserve is a part of Project Tiger funded by the Government of India. […]

New areas face flood fury in Assam; heavy rains to continue lashing Northeast India

New areas face flood fury in Assam; heavy rains to continue lashing Northeast India

GUWAHATI, July 11 2017: As monsoon rains continue to create havoc across the North eastern part of the country, the most affected state, Assam which has experienced loss of lives and properties has yet again been struck down as floods continue to breach through to other areas like Majuli and Lakhimpur districts today. It was […]

CALL TO POETS: Here is your chance to feature your poems!

CALL TO POETS: Here is your chance to feature your poems!

July 10, 2017: Are you a budding poet? Do you love to play with words to express your feelings? If yes then TNT-The Northeast Today is giving you a chance to publish your poems on our news web portal and reach half a million monthly readers! Just mail your poems to web@thenortheasttoday.com, shweta@thenortheasttoday.com, thenortheasttodayeditor@gmail.com

CALL TO PHOTOGRAPHERS- Here is your chance to get featured!

CALL TO PHOTOGRAPHERS- Here is your chance to get featured!

July 10, 2017: Are you a budding photographer with a desire to showcase your work? If yes, then here is an opportunity for you to display your images in a digital platform and get noticed by more than half a million  viewers! Just send in your photographs to web@thenortheasttoday.com and shweta@thenortheasttoday.com  

Eldalyne Kharsati of Bethany Society is the 1st from NE to take a step towards Inclusion through Orthopaedic Shoemaking!

Eldalyne Kharsati of Bethany Society is the 1st from NE to take a step towards Inclusion through Orthopaedic Shoemaking!

-By Shweta Raj Kanwar July 9, 2017: “Keep your face always toward the sunshine – and shadows will fall behind you.” – so said Walt Whitman. I often wondered how true this phrase would hold and what would be the best example to portray it and today I found a story that aptly depicts the […]