Meghalaya govt announces ex-gratia to slain cops’ kin

Meghalaya govt announces ex-gratia to slain cops’ kin

TNT News SHILLONG: An ex-gratia amount of Rs.7.5 lakh each has been announced to the next of kin of the four police personnel who were killed in an ambush by militants at Ampanggre village in South Garo Hills District on Tuesday. While making a Suo-muto statement in the floor of the Assembly on Wednesday, Home […]

Mukul in favour of media regulatory laws

Mukul in favour of media regulatory laws

TNT News SHILLONG: Coming down heavily on the media for its negative reporting, Chief Minister Dr Mukul Sangma has termed the media houses as ‘publicity houses’ for terrorist organizations. The Chief Minister, while replying to a motion moved by South Tura legislator, highlighted that news of bandh calls and other deeds of terrorist outfits are […]

Pynshngain N Syiem announced as new KHADC Chief

Pynshngain N Syiem announced as new KHADC Chief

In Photo: Process T Sawkmie and  Pynshngain N Syiem  Syiem addressing pressmen SHILLONG: A concluding decision of who will hold the post of CEM between Mawlai MDC Process T Sawkmie and PDF chairman Pynshngain N Syiem has been announced today during the KHADC budget session. It was after a stipulated two days that Sawkmie decided to pave way […]

Mizoram: Remains of first Mizo novelist to be exhumed

Mizoram: Remains of first Mizo novelist to be exhumed

TNT NEWS AIZAWL: The remains of L Biakliana, the first novelist among the Mizos, will be exhumed and reburied at his home town of Saitual in central Mizoram. As Saitual town in Aizawl district celebrates centenary this year, the centenary celebration committee has decided to exhume the remains of one of the most illustrious persons […]

Meghalaya: International Women’s Day observed in state

Meghalaya: International Women’s Day observed in state

TNT News SHILLONG: International Women’s Day was observed in advance in the city today at Sri Aurobindo Institute of Indian Culture, Shillong on the theme “Equality for Women is Progress for All”. The programme is being organized by the Department of Social Welfare, Government of Meghalaya where the Minister of Social Welfare Deborah C Marak […]

Bandh called in Garo Hills

Bandh called in Garo Hills

TNT News SHILLONG: Expressing ‘solidarity and respect’ for the innocent victims who died in the hands of the police, the GNLA has declared a 12-hour bandh on Monday, March 09 2015, from 5am to 5 pm. According to the GNLA, other than all parts of Garo hills, indefinite bandh will continue in  Ampati constituency  “till the govt. assures […]

A tiny drop of lyrical writing where Dylan is a megaton: Lou Majaw

A tiny drop of lyrical writing where Dylan is a megaton: Lou Majaw

Excerpts from the interview, a memorable one truly! L’enfant terrible, a wacky sense of humour and an ironic simplicity moulded in a single frame is what defines the veteran worshipper who sees life’s endless lessons as an enriching roller coaster ride best enjoyed with an element of hope. Lou Majaw, the well-respected soulful musician, who […]

Aberrant, a groove/experimental metal band from Shillong

Aberrant, a groove/experimental metal band from Shillong

Aberrant, a groove/experimental metal band from Shillong, formed with a flaming intention of dishing out metal like a shiny silver sword piercing through the open heart has proved critiques that they are simply en route to dominate the rock arena and of course literally bringing down every house that shelters them. Aberrant is simply one […]