Tripura student who attempted suicide at Hyderabad University depicts sorry state of students suffering from depression

What seems to be just a suicide attempt has deep rooted implications, for this issue is not only about a student from Tripura who tried to kill himself but also about many others who have taken this drastic step in the past

Tripura student who attempted suicide at Hyderabad University depicts sorry state of students suffering from depression

By Shweta Raj Kanwar | NOVEMBER 11, 2017 A 20-year-old student of the University of Hyderabad (UoH) was severely injured after he allegedly attempted suicide by jumping off the third floor of his hostel on the campus, apparently due to depression, in the early hours of Tuesday. Birbal K Debbarma from Tripura, a third-semester student of […]

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Pathetic condition of small tea growers in Assam

The present cost of production across Tinsukia is more than the per kg price of Green Tea Leaves,which is Rs 7.5. If this is the case than how can small tea growers accept anything below the cost of production?

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Pathetic condition of small tea growers in Assam

Date: November 11, 2017 To The Editor TNT- The Northeast Today Respected Editor, In 1823, the British first discovered tea plants in Sadiya and the first tea plantation was started in Chabua near Tinsukia. The present cost of production across Tinsukia is more than the per kg price of Green Tea Leaves,which is Rs 7.5. […]

NSCN (K) is losing ground, resorts to fear-striking tactics: Indian Army

NSCN (K) is losing ground, resorts to fear-striking tactics: Indian Army

SHILLONG, Nov 09, 2017: The Indian Army on Thursday claimed that the NSCN (K) is losing ground in areas along the Indo-Myanmar border while maintaining that the people are no longer fearful of them. According to PRO Defence (Guwahati) Lt Col Suneet Newton, the people living in the border areas are no longer fearful of […]

TNT INVESTIGATION | Illegal Coal trucks from Meghalaya plying unchecked into Assam

TNT INVESTIGATION | Illegal Coal trucks from Meghalaya plying unchecked into Assam

-By Swapnaneel Bhattacharjee Silchar, November 8, 2017: Even as the government is making various efforts to curb corruption from the country, complaints from various quarters about the practice of coal transport in an illegal manner from Meghalaya to Assam’s Barak Valley have raised serious questions on the role of the police authority. Complaints have been […]

Has India fully-recovered from De-monetization? Here’s what people from NE have to say

Has India fully-recovered from De-monetization? Here’s what people from NE have to say

By Ibankyntiew Mawrie SHILLONG, Nov 8, 2017: A year ago on this day, the Narendra Modi led NDA government took a bold step by banning 500 and 1000 rupee notes as part of its attack on ‘black money’ and today, the ruling BJP has chosen the day as ‘Anti-Black Money’ Day. While the government says […]

Meghalaya: Increasing waste generation in tourist spots of Shillong, an emerging threat!

Meghalaya: Increasing waste generation in tourist spots of Shillong, an emerging threat!

-By Stefan WannLyngdoh and Gardinia Nongbri Tourism in Meghalaya has been witnessing expansion over the years. The increase in tourist brings resultant economic gains to the state’s exchequer. The aesthetic beauty and hilly landscape of the state attract tourists from all parts of the world. However, with the increase in tourist inflow, the amount of […]

“Khichdi as National Dish? Northeast Indian youth add a dash of humour to ongoing rumour

“Khichdi as National Dish? Northeast Indian youth add a dash of humour to ongoing rumour

SHWETA RAJ KANWAR | November 3, 2017 With rumors doing the rounds that Khichdi would be declared as the so-called National dish of India, social media was on fire as youth took to different social media forums to express themselves on the issue and Northeast Indian youth were not far from being opinionated on this matter. […]

Northeast India gears up for National Level Muaythai and Muay Boran Championship

Northeast India gears up for National Level Muaythai and Muay Boran Championship

Shillong, November 1, 2017: In an attempt to bring the Muaythai talents from Northeast India into the limelight and to provide them a platform to showcase their skills while giving them an opportunity to represent their respective states as well as the nation at the national as well as the international level, the Muaythai Association […]

MEGHALAYA | NEHU portrays incompetence, ignorance and apathy towards student issues

MEGHALAYA | NEHU portrays incompetence, ignorance and apathy towards student issues

Shillong, November 1, 2017: North Eastern Hill University, one of the renowned universities in Northeast India has gradually come under a lot of criticism owing to issues that amount to more than one. Since the past few years, NEHU has been flayed by the student community on the basis of various unfulfilled promises which includes […]

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