Arunachal Pradesh: Chinese foreign ministry unhappy with Sitharaman’s visit to forward army posts

Arunachal Pradesh: Chinese foreign ministry unhappy with Sitharaman’s visit to forward army posts

ITANAGAR, November 6: China on Monday objected to Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman’s visit to Arunachal Pradesh, saying there is a dispute in the eastern section of the India-China border. Sitharaman on Sunday visited forward army posts in remote Anjaw district of Arunachal Pradesh bordering China to take stock of the defence preparedness. Reacting to her […]

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Sports scene biased & under developed in Northeast India

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Sports scene biased & under developed in Northeast India

Date: November 3, 2017 To  The Editor TNT- The Northeast Today Respected Editor, Records are always meant to be broken and the Manipur-Nagaland U-19 North-East championship will surely stun the cricket fraternity. The combined wides in the match was 136! The region has always been known for football craze environment but I do personally demean […]

Meghalaya: HC reserves judgment on legality of Parliamentary Secretaries

Meghalaya: HC reserves judgment on legality of Parliamentary Secretaries

SHILLONG Nov 03 2017; The judgment on the legality of appointing legislators as Parliamentary Secretaries in the state was reserved by the Meghalaya High Court on Thursday. A Public Interest Litigation was filed by State resident Madal Sumer claiming that the   appointment of Parliamentary Secretaries in the state was “extra constitutional and illegal”. Following the hearing […]

Assam: Soon, direct flights from Guwahati to Singapore

Assam: Soon, direct flights from Guwahati to Singapore

GUWAHATI, November 2: Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal urged Singapore Foreign Affairs Minister Vivian Balakrishnan to facilitate direct flight from Singapore to Guwahati to boost air connectivity and improve trade and commerce. “Improved air connectivity with Singapore will provide greater scope to Assam in showcasing its potential among Southeast Asian countries. Assam is blessed with […]

Manipur: Chinese national arrested in Imphal

Manipur: Chinese national arrested in Imphal

IMPHAL, October 27: A Chinese national was arrested from the airport here for allegedly not possessing travel documents, police said today. Liu Peng was arrested yesterday for not possessing the Protected Area Permit (PAP). Later he was remanded to police custody for three days by a local court. Possession of PAP is necessary to visit […]

ECONOMY | Eating out could get cheaper with 12 % reduction in GST

ECONOMY | Eating out could get cheaper with 12 % reduction in GST

NEW DELHI, October 18, 2017: Eating out is expected to get less taxing, with the GST Council likely to back a reduction in the levy on restaurants from 18% to 12% and withdrawal of the input tax credit facility available to eateries. The proposed change in the tax rate, discussed by a specially constituted group of state […]

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR- Has Guwahati become a sports magnet of Northeast India?

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR- Has Guwahati become a sports magnet of Northeast India?

Dated: October 12, 2017 To, The Editor TNT- the Northeast Today Respected Editor, From hosting the FIFA U-17 to India-Australia T20 series, Guwahati is seen as the major attraction for sports events. The last time was during the 12th South Asian Games. An article published recently, Can Assam become India’s sports hub? The overall sports scene […]

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