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 […]

Meghalaya CM urges MCS officers to upscale their commitment

Meghalaya CM urges MCS officers to upscale their commitment

TNT News SHILLONG: Chief Minister Mukul Sangma has stated that the politicians and bureaucrats are invariably under the most stringent scanner in the system of governance and urged upon the State Civil Service officers to upscale their level of commitment so that they are able to change the perception of the people. He was addressing […]

Mizoram’s move to sell liquor faces obstacles

Mizoram’s move to sell liquor faces obstacles

TNT News AIZAWL: The Mizoram government’s plan to sell liquor from March 16 has run into major obstacle as the localities identified for opening wine shops have opposed to the move. The government has planned to set up six liquor shops in the state capital Aizawl, one each at Chanmari, Chaltlang Lily Veng, Tuikual South, […]

Tripura: 10-year-old girl raped, veteran rape accused arrested

Tripura: 10-year-old girl raped, veteran rape accused arrested

TNT NEWS AGARTALA: A 10-year-old girl was sexually assaulted allegedly by her veteran neighbor at a place in Agartala on Saturday. The rape accused was arrested within few hours of lodging FIR at the police station, Officer in-Charge of West Agartala Women Police Station Sobha Teli said. “The victim’s mother lodged an FIR against the […]

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 […]

Tripura: CITU stirs against anti-labour Union budget

Tripura: CITU stirs against anti-labour Union budget

TNT NEWS AGARTALA: The Centre of Indian Trade Union (CITU) on Saturday organized ‘Satyagraha Andolan’ in Agartala raising voice labeling the Union budget for 2015-16 as ‘anti-labour ‘budget. Hundreds of CITU leaders joined the movement after which the police arrested them. The rally led by Member of Parliament Shankar Prasad Datta opposed the Union budget […]

Assam: Indo-Bangla border under Section 144, illegal immigration feared

Assam: Indo-Bangla border under Section 144, illegal immigration feared

TNT News SILCHAR: Restrictions were imposed along the Indo-Bangla international border along the Cachar district in Lower Assam. The restriction, imposed from Thursday for the next two months, was aimed at thwarting possible threats of infiltrations, illegal immigration, smuggling and other cross-border crimes, an official statement from the office of the District Magistrate (Cachar) said. […]