Assam: Online forms troubling students

Assam: Online forms troubling students

GUWAHATI: ​S​tudents pursuing undergraduate courses under Gauhati University (GU) are facing problems in filling up the online forms of the semester-end examinations for undergraduate courses commencing within next few weeks. As the deadline for submission of forms before the university is ​closing which is scheduled on April 6, students are rushing to cyber cafés to fill […]

Assam: Congress releases BTAD manifesto

Assam: Congress releases BTAD manifesto

TNT News GUWAHATI: The state Congress today released its manifesto for the​ensuing​ Bodoland Territorial Council (BTC) election ​promising ​that if it is voted to power in the council it would review the Bodo accord of 2003 and take steps to give more political space for the non-Bodo communities. This is the first election for the Congress […]

Security assessment ahead of BTAD poll

Security assessment ahead of BTAD poll

GUWAHATI: In view of the upcoming BTC elections which scheduled to be held on April 8,  the joint operation group of unified command structure met at Circuit House, Kokrajhar on Thursday.  The joint operation group reviewed the current security situation in BTAD and dwelt on the formulation of future security plans to ensure that BTAD remains […]

Rongali fest : a festival to project Assam’s tourism destination

Rongali fest : a festival to project Assam’s tourism destination

GUWAHATI: Food, music, dance, lifestyle, sports, fashion, literature and scenic beauty – Assam’s rich culture, beauty and lifestyle will be flaunted with aplomb at Rongali, a three-day festival starting from Friday, to give an impetus to the state’s tourism as well as to change people’s perception towards the Northeast. The fest, which will be held at […]

One timber miscreant killed in Meghalaya

One timber miscreant killed in Meghalaya

TNT News GUWAHATI: One timber miscreant, identified as Pulin Changso, was killed in an operation conducted by state’s forest department at Garbhanga reserve forest located at the bordering areas of city and Meghalaya on Wednesday. Forest official said a sleuth of some nine forest officials launched an operation  and found at least 12 people, all suspected […]

No one convicted for rhino poaching in KNP; CAG finds anomalies

No one convicted for rhino poaching in KNP; CAG finds anomalies

GUWAHATI: Hundreds of rhinos have been poached in various areas of Assam, including the high-security Kaziranga National Park, but surprisingly, no one has been convicted so far for the crime in the last five years. Statistics of the Assam government accessed by an RTI activist revealed that 247 people have been arrested since 2009 till […]

Kerala’s classical theatre Kutiyattam festival held in Assam

Kerala’s classical theatre Kutiyattam festival held in Assam

A three-day festival of Kerala’s classical theatre, Kutiyattam, that originated in an ancient past, dating back to about two millennia, will be held in two places in Assam today. The festival, comprising three plays – Surppanakham, Jatayuvadhakan and Draupadi – will be staged simultaneously at Guwahati and Barpeta, festival organiser K K Gopalkrishnan told reporters. The […]

25th Convocation of Gauhati University held in Guwahati

25th Convocation of Gauhati University held in Guwahati

TNT News GUWAHATI: The 25th Convocation of Gauhati University held at the university campus in Guwahati today where Governor of Assam P.B. Acharya who is also the Chancellor of Gauhati University presented degrees to altogether 1050 persons. 123 were given Ph.D. degrees, six M. Phil and 921 students were given post graduate and under graduate […]

Assam CM flags off JNNURM city bus service

Assam CM flags off JNNURM city bus service

TNT News GUWAHATI: In a bid to infuse more mobility in the city bus services, Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi today flagged off 61 number of city buses to increase plying of the government buses in the city and its adjoining areas at a function held at Rupnath Brahma Inter-State Bus Terminus in Guwahati today. The […]