Meghalaya: Five cases of Trachoma surfaces in Shillong

Meghalaya: Five cases of Trachoma surfaces in Shillong

SHILLONG:  Five cases of people infected with Trachoma, the leading cause of infectious blindness globally was detected in Shillong during the ongoing national Trachoma survey even while, experts conducting this survey claimed that the disease is almost eliminated in the country. As part of the national Trachoma survey, the first of its kind conducted in […]

Operation Smiling Buddha: India’s first nuclear bomb explosion

Operation Smiling Buddha: India’s first nuclear bomb explosion

Smiling Buddha was the assigned code name of India’s first nuclear bomb explosion,the task to keep it under tight wraps for security was given to Research and Analysis Wing(R&AW) and this was the first time that R&AW was involved in an assignment inside India. On 18 May 1974, India detonated a 15-kiloton plutonium device at Pokhran […]

Modi’s Dhaka visit – What India achieved

Modi’s Dhaka visit – What India achieved

TNT NEWS India and Bangladesh are deemed to be best friends in the international arena. The liberation war of Bangladesh in 1971 began this new chapter of friendship. This friendship witnessed many ups and downs due to the change of guard at the Centre in both the countries sometime or the other. The Awami League […]

LBA ratification like fall of Berlin Wall: Modi

LBA ratification like fall of Berlin Wall: Modi

DHAKA: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said the ratification of the over 40-year-old Land Boundary Agreement was a bridge to join hearts and cited a media report that compared it to the fall of the Berlin Wall. Addressing a gathering of intellectuals at Dhaka University, Modi said the Land Boundary Agreement is not just […]

Bangladesh confers Liberation War Award on Vajpayee

Bangladesh confers Liberation War Award on Vajpayee

DHAKA: Former Indian prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee was on Sunday conferred the Bangladesh Liberation War award for his contribution to the South Asian nation’s fight for liberation from Pakistan. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is on a two-day visit to Bangladesh, received the award on behalf of Vajpayee from President Mohammad Abdul Hamid at a […]

India, Bangladesh ratify historic land swap agreement

India, Bangladesh ratify historic land swap agreement

DHAKA: India and Bangladesh on Saturday moved to exchange land enclaves in each other’s territory as both sides ratified the over 40-year-old Land Boundary Agreement (LBA) even as two new bus services were launched between the South Asian neighbours. The formal signing ceremony of the LBA ratification was attended by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi […]

4 things expected by NE from Narendra Modi’s Dhaka visit

4 things expected by NE from Narendra Modi’s Dhaka visit

As Prime Minister Narendra Modi is gearing up to set his foot on the soil of Bangladesh for the first time ever as ‘head of state’ tomorrow (6th June) people across North-East India are rife with hopes over four prominent demands to be realized. #1 COMBATING INSURGENCY AND TERRORISM The recent lifting up of AFSPA […]