Mizoram assembly passes resolution for Mizo unity

Mizoram assembly passes resolution for Mizo unity

TNT News AIZAWL: Mizoram state assembly has unanimously passed a resolution today for stronger unity of the ‘Zohnahthlak’ or ‘Zofate’ (Mizo kindred) scattered across the region, including Myanmar, Bangladesh and the neighbouring states. The private resolution demanding that no activities that can harm the brotherhood and unity of ‘Zohnahthlak’ or Zofate was moved by Congress […]

Anti-black money bill tabled in Lok Sabha

Anti-black money bill tabled in Lok Sabha

  NEW DELHI: A bill on unearthing black money and punishing those with ill-gotten wealth stashed abroad was tabled in the Lok Sabha on Friday, the last day before parliament goes into its scheduled month-long recess. The Undisclosed Foreign Income and Assets (Imposition of New Tax) Bill, 2015, proposes a short window to overseas income […]

Guwahati boy falls to death in Arizona

Guwahati boy falls to death in Arizona

Rhishav Choudhury, a student from Guwahati, studying at a liberal arts college in Ohio, fell to his death last week while on a spring hiking trip in Arizona. Choudhury fell to his death “while hiking a canyon in the Coconino National Forest in Arizona during a spring break camping trip with WOODS, the College’s outdoors club”. […]

China mocks India’s democratic system

China mocks India’s democratic system

BEIJING: Deriding India’s democratic system, official Chinese media on Thursday defended ruling Communist Party’s monopoly on power, saying if China had opted for democracy it would have become another India “where around 20 per cent of the world’s poorest live”. “Hindsight shows us that the Western political system, which is not inherently problematic and was […]

India beat Nepal in FIFA World Cup Preliminary Qualifiers

India beat Nepal in FIFA World Cup Preliminary Qualifiers

TNT NEWS GUWAHATI: Sunil Chetri’s spectacular brace sealed a 2-0 victory for hosts India against Nepal in their FIFA World Cup Preliminary Qualification Round-1 match at the Indira Gandhi Athletic Stadium in Sarusajai Sports Complex today. The hosts were on the go right from the referee’s whistle but all they couldn’t manage was to find the back of the net […]

Pakistan has more nukes than India

Pakistan has more nukes than India

WASHINGTON: Pakistan had about 120 atomic weapons, 10 more than India, in its nuclear arsenal last year, according to a new interactive infographic unveiled by the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists. Designed by the Bulletin, founded in 1945 by University of Chicago scientists who had helped develop the first atomic weapons in the Manhattan Project, the […]

World’s first solar-powered aircraft

World’s first solar-powered aircraft

Solar Impulse, claimed to be the world’s only solar-powered aircraft, will make a stop over in Ahmedabad on Tuesday as a part of its maiden global journey. “Solar Impulse will take off from Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates and land in Ahmedabad after making a first stop over at Muscat in Oman. It […]

Tripura: Amartya Sen’s group to prepare state’s vision plan

Tripura: Amartya Sen’s group to prepare state’s vision plan

AGARTALA: Pratichi Trust, a group founded and headed by Nobel laureate economist Amartya Sen, will prepare a roadmap of Tripura’s future development to make the Northeastern state a model, an official revealed today. The Tripura government has handed the task of preparing a roadmap for Tripura’s future plans to Pratichi Trust and Pratichi Institute, a […]

Assam: Child Protection Day celebrated in Guwahati

Assam: Child Protection Day celebrated in Guwahati

TNT News GUWAHATI: More than 1200 school children and key stakeholders from various parts of Assam, Chairpersons, Members of 24 States Commissions for Protection of Child Rights from India, gathered together in Guwahati to celebrate Child Protection Day on Wednesday. The Assam State Commission for Protection of Child Rights (ASCPCR), in collaboration with UNICEF, Assam […]