Meghalaya: Murder of RTI activist sparks off cries for justice from several quarters

Meghalaya: Murder of RTI activist sparks off cries for justice from several quarters

TNT Desk | Shillong | March 20, 2018 The murder of an RTI activist Poipynhun Majaw in Khliehriat has evoked sharp criticism from several quarters with the majority expressing shock and condemning the incident. READ | Meghalaya: RTI activist murdered, body found in Khliehriat with head injuries Speaking to TNT- The Northeast Today RTI activist Micheal Syiem […]

Assam: Three children charred to death in Guwahati

Assam: Three children charred to death in Guwahati

Guwahati Feb 6,2018: Three girls aged between three and seven years were charred to death in a fire that broke out last night at Patarkuchi area here. According to fire and emergency service department officials, the three girls were sleeping when the incident took place and their parents managed to escape the fire. Their parents […]

Manipur: Two minor boys killed in grenade explosion in East Imphal

Manipur: Two minor boys killed in grenade explosion in East Imphal

Imphal, Jan 21,2018: Two minor boys were killed on Sunday and one boy seriously injured when a hand grenade exploded in Manipur’s Imphal East district, police said. The three were playing in Suvunglo village in Khoupum police station jurisdiction when they chanced upon a foreign-made hand grenade. Not knowing it was an explosive, they began tossing […]

Mizoram: Drug abuse killed 65 persons in 2017

Mizoram: Drug abuse killed 65 persons in 2017

Aizawl Jan 15,2018: At least 65 persons, including 12 women, died in Mizoram last year due to drug abuse, an official said on Monday. The Excise and Narcotics Department official said 28 persons died due to heroin overdose and the rest due to abuse of various other narcotics. According to the official, around 6.035 kg of heroin, 13,400 methamphetamine tablets and 159,471 […]

Assam: Youth death trigger protest, four injured

Assam: Youth death trigger protest, four injured

Guwahati Jan 10,2018: Death of a youth in police custody at Dhula in Darrang district in central Assam on Tuesday night, triggered protest on Wednesday morning promoting police to open fire. Two persons were injured in police firing during the protest which protested the death of Hasan Ali, a local youth. Ali, who was arrested on charges of possessing […]

Mizoram: One dead, 47 infected by Scrub typhus virus

Mizoram: One dead, 47 infected by Scrub typhus virus

Aizawl, Jan 5,2018: One person died and at least 47 people have been infected with suspected scrub typhus virus at Phullen village in Aizawl district, Health department officials said today. Nodal officer of the State Integrated Disease Surveillance Programme (IDSP) Dr Pachuau Lalmalsawma, who visited Phullen village yesterday said the spread of the disease has […]

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