DID YOU KNOW About the first medical institution of Northeast India?

DID YOU KNOW About the first medical institution of Northeast India?

DIBRUGARH, January 11, 2018 The first medical institution of Northeast India, Dr John Berry White Medical School – which was lying in a state of disrepair for years – is all set to receive a new lease of life. In 1858, a 24-year-old British surgeon, John Berry White, came to Assam to work under the […]

5 facts to know about the Naga Jungle Queen Ursula Graham Bower and her Jungle Warriors!

5 facts to know about the Naga Jungle Queen Ursula Graham Bower and her Jungle Warriors!

January 11, 2018 The book by Vicky Thomas, ‘The Naga Queen: Ursula Graham Bower and her Jungle Warriors 1939-45’ tells the story of how Ursula Bower from England visited Nagaland at the invitation of a friend, and on a dispensary tour encountered the Naga people. She was so taken was with their striking dignity, tribal pride […]

Northeast Indian travelers face hard time as fog affects flight, train services

Northeast Indian travelers face hard time as fog affects flight, train services

New Delhi, Jan 9, 2019 It’s vacation season and travelers to and from Northeast India are planning trips within India and abroad and those with flights scheduled from the Indira Gandhi Airport in Delhi are facing a tough time as numerous flights and trains have been rescheduled owing to decreased visibility due to fog. Foggy […]

Assam’s Jorhat leads the way in achieving ‘sanitation with equity’ through DAAN initiative

If a Devalaya ensures purity of soul, a Shauchalaya ensures purity of the body. And both of them are required for a person to lead a meaningful life

Assam’s Jorhat leads the way in achieving ‘sanitation with equity’ through DAAN initiative

By Ibankyntiew Mawrie ‘Cleanliness is next to Godliness’ This popular adage has been used and overused by many people who intend to drive home their respective point and in this context, a more inclusive perception which is– Cleanliness doesn’t necessarily restrict to physical clarity but also purity of the mind and soul. Using the same […]

Meghalaya: Shillong glitters amidst frost as temperature continues to drop!

Meghalaya: Shillong glitters amidst frost as temperature continues to drop!

Shillong, January 9, 2018 Shillong had last recorded its coldest January in 2011 at 0.8 degree Celsius – a temperature it recorded again on Sunday which repeated itself again on Monday. On Saturday, its minimum temperature was 1.5 degrees Celsius. The weatherman says the cold wave will prevail over isolated pockets in Meghalaya and western Assam […]

OPINION: Non availability of vets in Shillong on Sundays, a matter of great concern!

This is the story of many pet owners/lovers (at least in Shillong) who have faced this ordeal not once but several times, especially during weekends when vets choose to take a day off

OPINION: Non availability of vets in Shillong on Sundays, a matter of great concern!

SHWETA RAJ KANWAR | January 8, 2018 He kept nauseating the whole day, unable to consume anything solid; teary eyed and sad faced, he kept staring at me, shivering in the cold January winter as if I was some magician who would be able to ward away his pain and suffering by uttering some weird […]

5 major accomplishments in sports from Northeast India in 2017 you cannot miss!

5 major accomplishments in sports from Northeast India in 2017 you cannot miss!

Shillong, January 4, 2018 As the year 2018 begins, TNT- The Northeast Today takes this opportunity to throw light into some of the major achievements in the field of sports in Northeast India in 2017. One of the most memorable sporting accomplishments from the region in 2017 was the historic I-League win by Aizawl FC. […]

Nripen Chakraborty , a tragic hero abandoned by his own followers, denied tribute even on death anniversary

Nripen Chakraborty , a tragic hero abandoned by his own followers, denied tribute even on death anniversary

By TAPAS DEY | January 3, 2017 The day of December 25 is known and celebrated across the world as ‘Christmas’ on birth anniversary of prophet Jesus Christ, founder of the present world’s dominant faith ‘Christianity’. But in the Indian subcontinent , the day has a significance for an altogether different reason : twenty fifth […]