Over 1,000 Naga rebels nabbed in 2 yrs since Army convoy attack: Officials

Over 1,000 Naga rebels nabbed in 2 yrs since Army convoy attack: Officials

Dimapur Dec 17,2017: More than 1,000 Naga rebels were arrested by security forces since the banned NSCN-K attacked an Army convoy and killed 18 soldiers in Manipur two years ago, officials said. As many as 531 underground cadres of NSCN-K and 542 overground workers were arrested in Manipur and Nagaland following intensive operations which began after the June 4, […]

DID YOU KNOW – In 2017, Imphal witnessed the highest rainfall in 60 years!

DID YOU KNOW – In 2017, Imphal witnessed the highest rainfall in 60 years!

IMPHAL, DECEMBER 17, 2017 Manipur’s capital city Imphal received the highest rainfall since 1956, recording 2,439.4mm in 2017 till December 13 or 68.71% above the state’s annual precipitation of 1446.3mm, the Indian Council of Agricultural Research’s (ICAR) Imphal centre has said. Rainfall above 2,000mm was recorded only in 1991 (2,110.6mm) and 1993 (2,171.6mm), the centre’s […]

Meghalaya pre-poll survey 2018

Meghalaya pre-poll survey 2018

TNT – The Northeast Today is the Northeast’s first fully digital news portal. Launched in August 2007, it started off as a print magazine that went on to become widely popular. The digital avatar of TNT – The Northeast Today – www.thenortheasttoday.com soon followed and today, it reaches out to over half a million viewers […]

Manipur: Tangkhul Naga Football Centenary commemorates 66th Labor Corps Football team, France 1917

Manipur: Tangkhul Naga Football Centenary commemorates 66th Labor Corps Football team, France 1917

DECEMBER 16, 2017 Araang League is organizing centenary of the Tangkhuls performing their football prowess and skills at the international level in commemoration of the 11 Tangkhuls of the 66th Unit who participated as a team from the 22nd Manipur Labour Corps against other companies in Blargies, France, 1917. This Centenary kicked off at Ukhrul […]

Northeast India’s gradual preference to E-Cigarettes may not be a good sign!

Northeast India’s gradual preference to E-Cigarettes may not be a good sign!

GUWAHATI | December 14, 2017 There is a slow but gradual increase in the use of electronic cigarettes or e-cigarettes in some NE states, revealed a latest Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS) released last month. E-cigarette, also called vape, is an alternative to paper cigarettes which functions by heating a liquid composed of nicotine and […]

Rs 305.14 crore aid approved for Manipur, Mizoram, Kerala

Rs 305.14 crore aid approved for Manipur, Mizoram, Kerala

New Delhi, Dec 13,2017: The central government on Wednesday has approved Rs 305.14 crore assistance for Manipur, Mizoram and Kerala that faced floods, landslides and drought in 2016, causing heavy loss of property in these states, an official said. The decision was taken at a high-level committee meeting for central assistance, chaired by Union Home Minister […]

DID YOU KNOW that India’s finest weed is found in the Northeast

DID YOU KNOW that India’s finest weed is found in the Northeast

Manipur’s Marijuana  has been considered as the best weed in the country. As stories keep on surfacing of smuggling contraband opium, there are reasons which make this state a favorable entity for such clandestine operations. Owing to its geographical compulsions, Manipur has become a source, destination and transit point for Opium, Heroin, Marijuana and other […]