Meghalaya: ‘U Sier Lapalang’ – A heart breaking myth that shaped the origin of nine major streams and rivers of Shillong!

Meghalaya: ‘U Sier Lapalang’ – A heart breaking myth that shaped the origin of nine major streams and rivers of Shillong!

By Ibankyntiew Mawrie, TNT News | SHILLONG: Remember the good old days when we were young and listening to tales told by our elders was our favourite past time activity. Tales and folklores that often left us in awe, wondering what it would be like to be born during that time. One such story that has […]

Meghalaya- Where ‘Suit-Boot ki Rajneeti’ sidelines important issues in politics!

Ignoring important issues, if leading regional newspapers make headlines about a person's winter jacket, then the role of media as a fourth estate as well as the functioning of politics in a democracy is utterly defied!

Meghalaya- Where ‘Suit-Boot ki Rajneeti’ sidelines important issues in politics!

By SHWETA RAJ KANWAR | February 1, 2018 It is funny how media plays a major role in forming people’s opinions and making them look into things with perspectives that might have been otherwise ignored, had the fourth estate not made a hullabaloo out of a minor thing. Social media keeps playing its part in […]

Meghalaya Polls 2018: With Prestone on its side, can Pynursla become NPP stronghold?

Meghalaya Polls 2018: With Prestone on its side, can Pynursla become NPP stronghold?

By Lamphrang Nongspung, TNT News | Shillong, Jan 31, 2018: With elections just round the corner, it is interesting to analyse the political waves in various constituencies with election fever mounting and steadfast political changes, events which makes politics so unpredictable and exciting. The board is set and the pieces are slowing moving as political […]

Meghalaya is much more than just football; it’s time to share the spotlight with Martial Arts!

Meghalaya is much more than just football; it’s time to share the spotlight with Martial Arts!

TNT | OPINIONS | By Jessica Passah The Northeast has always been synonymous with football and with fans that are absolutely crazy about the sport, it is no wonder that the Northeast now boasts of three teams in the I-League— veterans Shillong Lajong, champions Aizawl FC and the new debutants Neroca FC. Meghalaya is a […]

Meet Tura’s Band- “Flames of Revolution” — fighting discrimination through Music

Meet Tura’s Band- “Flames of Revolution” — fighting discrimination through Music

By Preetty Chambugong Marak Meet the rocking band of cousins hailing from Tura “The Flames of Revolution- jaktangon bil” — A band which not only expresses their passion for music but also impart awareness on discrimination through music while projecting their unity and strength through brotherhood. The band got its recognition in the year 2006 […]

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Elections 2018- Can it bring ‘Change’ in Meghalaya?

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Elections 2018- Can it bring ‘Change’ in Meghalaya?

Date: January 30, 2018 To The Editor TNT- The Northeast Today Respected Sir/Ma’am I would like to appreciate experts from different fields who have written their opinions on the upcoming elections in Meghalaya on The Shillong Times column and whether they could bring changes in the corrupt ridden state. The much awaited announcement was made by the Election Commission of India recently on declaring the polling dates for Tripura, […]

Meghalaya: This all girls band ‘Haystack Ladies’ from Tura is taking Girl Power to new heights!

Meghalaya: This all girls band ‘Haystack Ladies’ from Tura is taking Girl Power to new heights!

From the land of beautiful clouds hails all girls band Haystack Ladies. Formed in the year 2011, this four piece rock band from Tura is pouring a catchy flavor of music showcasing girl power into the Meghalaya music scenario. They have achieved the unthinkable, liberating themselves from the all too comfortable constraints of our thriving […]

Tripura: Political parties uses social media as ‘tool’ for Tripura poll-battle

Tripura: Political parties uses social media as ‘tool’ for Tripura poll-battle

By Priyanka Deb Barman, TNT News | Agartala, Jan 29, 2018:  With the announcement of candidates for the Assembly polls on February 18, the political parties have geared up for campaigns to project their feats prior to the poll-battle. This time, all political parties – CPM, BJP and Congress are no longer hooked to only traditional […]

These famous celebrities totally rocked Northeast Indian ethnic wear!

These famous celebrities totally rocked Northeast Indian ethnic wear!

Amitabh Bachchan maybe the BIG B of Bollywood but here he is all about beyond his Filmy Zone and is seen in an Ethnic  Phom Naga Shawl which is indeed refreshing Also Read 5 Bollywood movies shot in Northeast of India Gwen Stefani is a world class act and a Fashion Icon.Here she is seen wearing […]