Assam: ‘Sophisticated arms for Strong Poachers’ is the new mantra to save Kaziranga Rhinos!

Assam: ‘Sophisticated arms for Strong Poachers’ is the new mantra to save Kaziranga Rhinos!

From Our correspondent Guwahati, February 18, 2018 Forest guards in Kaziranga National Park on Sunday received sophisticated arms to take on the equally strong gang of poachers which has killed more than 50 one-horned rhinos since 2013. Assam chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal distributed modern sophisticated weapons to forest personnel at a programme held at Forest Convention Centre […]

Meghalaya Poll campaign reaches new high; Union Min goes door-to-door to woo voters

Meghalaya Poll campaign reaches new high; Union Min goes door-to-door to woo voters

From Our Special Correspondent Shillong, February 18, 2018 With just nine days left for Meghalaya polls, political parties are doing their best to utilize the last one week of campaigning. The poll campaigning in Meghalaya has reached its peak with several political bigwigs throwing their hats in the campaigning. Both BJP as well as Congress […]

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 […]