Assam: Anti-bill protests gather momentum

Assam: Anti-bill protests gather momentum

GUWAHATI, May 22, 2018: North East Students’ Union (Neso) organised protests against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016, across the Northeast on Monday while Assam Sanmilita Mahasangha, an umbrella organisation of the state’s indigenous people, staged a five-hour sit-in. Neso, a conglomerate of student unions of northeastern states, organised protests in every state capital of the region, […]

Meet Monti Rajkhowa, the first Assamese lady to scale Mt. Kanchenjunga

Meet Monti Rajkhowa, the first Assamese lady to scale Mt. Kanchenjunga

NORTHEAST, May 22, 2018: Meet Nang Monti Rajkhowa, hailing from Hatoigaon, Assam who successfully scaled the third highest and one of the most challenging peaks, Mt Kanchenjunga. She is the first Assamese to complete this feat. Rajkhowa is an executive engineer at Oil and Natural Gas Commission (ONGC), was part of a five member team that completed the mission […]

Meghalaya: 14-year-old raped twice in WKH

Meghalaya: 14-year-old raped twice in WKH

TNT Desk | NONGSTOIN, May 22, 2018 A fourteen-year-old girl hailing from Nongriangsih village was raped twice – once at Riangsih village and another time at Pormawthaw village. The accused has been identified as Donborlang Marthong of Pormawthaw village in Riangdo located in the West Khasi Hills district of the state. The first incident took […]

Assam: Snake awareness among children

Assam: Snake awareness among children

GUWAHATI, May 22, 2018: Nesting season of snakes has picked up in marshy wetland of the Bhitarkanika National Park with reptiles, including king cobras and pythons, laying eggs in large numbers. The national park is fast emerging as a safe habitat for venomous snakes. “The mangrove eco-system here is home to more than 3,000 snakes, including […]

Assam: Door-to-door waste collection to be launched by June

Assam: Door-to-door waste collection to be launched by June

GUWAHATI, May 22, 2018: An initiative from June 1 will be launch by Dibrugarh Municipal Board (DMB) for the door-to-door collection of garbage from households, commercial establishments and government offices of the town. Garbage disposal is one of the major problems of the town because it lacks a solid waste-management project. The district administration is planning […]