Three airports in Northeast India get sanitary napkin vending machines

Three airports in Northeast India get sanitary napkin vending machines

From Our Correspondent Guwahati, February 18, 2018 Three airports in Northeast India at Guwahati, Agartala and Imphal have installed sanitary napkin vending machines for women recently, along with at least 15 other airports in the country. Kolkata, Jaipur, Bhubaneswar, Port Blair, Trivandrum, Mangalore, Tirupati, Vishakhapatnam, Vadodara, Aurangabad, Rajkot, Shimla, Varanasi and Surat are the other […]

Tripura polls – a fate changer, a curtain raiser!

Tripura polls – a fate changer, a curtain raiser!

By Debraj Deb | February 18, 2018 From universal health insurance to farm loan waiver and smartphone for youths to direct funding for ADC – 2018 Tripura assembly election already is a eye-catcher. Among three Northeastern states that goes to assembly polls this month, Tripura is the curtain raiser for more reasons than one. The […]

From the Union Min’s expensive Louis Vuitton bag to Rahul’s Burberry jacket, Indian politics & media embraces all!

From the Union Min’s expensive Louis Vuitton bag to Rahul’s Burberry jacket, Indian politics & media embraces all!

TNT Desk | Shillong, February 18, 2018 From ‘Suit-Boot ki Rajneeti’ to the politics of expensive Louis Vuitton Bags, Indian political scenario does not fail to amuse citizens and this time, it has happened yet again! The Union textile minister Smriti Zubeen Irani visited poll bound Meghalaya on Saturday, February 17 as part of BJP’s campaigning […]

Tripura Election 2018: Chumki, the transgender voter votes for the 1st time!

Tripura Election 2018: Chumki, the transgender voter votes for the 1st time!

From Our Correspondent Agartala, February 18,2018 Chumki, 40, aka Nitai Paul from Aralia area in Pratapgarh constituency, wait in queue in front of Hrishi Colony Anganwadi Centre in the outskirts of Agartala. Speaking to this correspondent, the transgender said he felt ‘excellent’ voting for the first time. Asked what he wanted from the new government […]

Tripura Election 2018: Country-made bomb recovered from Banamalipur constituency; No clash reports

Tripura Election 2018: Country-made bomb recovered from Banamalipur constituency; No clash reports

Agartala, February 18, 2018 Voting in 59 seats of Tripura’s 60-seat assembly began at 7 am today. A countrymade bomb was recovered from an empty plot in Banamalipur constituency at 10 AM today. Superintendent of police (control) Pradip De said it was a petty bomb. Bomb squad was dispatched. However no incident of clash was reported from anywhere till […]

Mizoram: Over 94% people now have Aadhaar cards

Mizoram: Over 94% people now have Aadhaar cards

AIZAWL, February 17, 2018: Over 94 percent people in Mizoram have Aadhaar cards, a sizable increase since late last year, a state government official today said. “As on September 23 last year, the percentage of the state’s population with Aadhaar card was 79.88 which jumped to 94.15 per cent on February 10, 2018,” the official […]