Assam: One killed in road accident at Jalukbari

  Assam: One killed in road accident at Jalukbari

GUWAHATI, February 17, 2018: In a tragic incident that occurred on Friday night, a speeding four wheeler hit a police constable at Jalukbari. The deceased identified as Tapeshwar Ali was a constable, who was working in the Transport Department. Ali was rushed to (GMCH) Guwahati Medical College and Hospital immediately after the accident, where he […]

Why Assam’s Maternal Mortality Rates are so high

Why Assam’s Maternal Mortality Rates are so high

GUWAHATI, February 17, 2018: Assam is at the bottom of the list with regard to maternal mortality rate(MMR) with a figure of 300 against the national average of 167, while the fund spending under National Health Mission (NHM) is just 13.58 per cent for 2017-18. Union Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare Ashwini […]

Tripura: In a first, 11 third genders to cast vote under ‘Third Gender Category’ this Assembly polls

Tripura: In a first, 11 third genders to cast vote under ‘Third Gender Category’ this Assembly polls

By Our Reporter  AGARTALA | February 16, 2018 A total of 25,69,216 electorates including 11 third genders are eligible to cast their votes in the coming Assembly elections in February. Of the total voters, 13,03,420 are males and the rest 12,65,785 are females. Informing the media, Chief Electoral Officer – Sriram Taranikanti said that the […]

Tripura’s Royal Manikya Dynasty still holds charm for people!

Tripura’s Royal Manikya Dynasty still holds charm for people!

By Tapas Dey | February 16, 2018 The people of Tripura were possibly in a state of pleasant surprise as they had heard the prime minister Narendra Modi sing eulogies to the state’s last monarch Maharaja Bir Bikram Kishore Manikya. – ” The late Maharaja had done so much for the state and its people […]

Nagaland Elections: BJP releases manifesto ahead of Assembly Polls

Nagaland Elections: BJP releases manifesto ahead of Assembly Polls

TNT Desk | Kohima, February 16, 2018 As the election date approaches closer, political parties in Nagaland are campaigning in full swing with their star campaigners interacting with the people more than ever before. As election campaigns become a daily affair, Defence Minister of India Nirmala Sitharaman along with Union Minister of state for Home […]

Assam: Sensor based device, mobile app to check elephant deaths along railway tracks

Assam: Sensor based device, mobile app to check elephant deaths along railway tracks

From Our Correspondent Guwahati, February 16, 2018 Alarmed by the death of elephants by trains and electrocution, Assam government will soon have a sensor based barriers along railway tracks and a mobile App to share information about elephant movement to prevent such incidents. Forest Minister Pramila Rani Brahma said in the state Assembly that suchsteps […]