Sikkim: Doklam stand-off put ‘severe pressure’ on India, China ties says Wang Yi

Sikkim: Doklam stand-off put ‘severe pressure’ on India, China ties says Wang Yi

GANGTOK, December 13, 2017: The Doklam stand-off had put severe pressure on bilateral relations between New Delhi and Beijing, a statement issued by the Chinese foreign ministry, quoted Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi, as telling his Indian counterpart Sushma Swaraj. The statement added that Wang had brought up the 73-day stand-off between the Indian and […]

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 […]