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 […]

Sikkim volunteers in Meghalaya for disaster response training

Sikkim volunteers in Meghalaya for disaster response training

PTI | Gangtok | May 22, 2018 A 15-day training programme for a team of disaster relief volunteers from Sikkim began today at an institute at Mawdiangdiang, around 7km from here, an official statement said. The session, funded by the central government as part of its ‘Aapda Mitra’ initiative, will impart lessons in disaster response during floods […]

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, […]

Sikkim: Prakash Padukone to train three Under-13 players from state

Sikkim: Prakash Padukone to train three Under-13 players from state

GANGTOK | May 21, 2018 Three players from Sikkim will be attending this year’s sub-junior summer coaching camp of Badminton Association of India at Padukone-Dravid Sports centre for Excellence in Bangalore. Under-13 players Nabin Pradhan, Ashim Chettri and Anisha Rai were selected by Badminton Association of Sikkim on the basis of their merit through a […]

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 […]