DID YOU KNOW- This is the 1st Northeast Indian state to ban cow slaughter!

DID YOU KNOW- This is the 1st Northeast Indian state to ban cow slaughter!

Sikkim became the first northeastern state to ban cow slaughter with the ruling Sikkim Democratic Front (SDF) – a part of the BJP’s North East Democratic Alliance (NEDA) – passing a Bill in the state assembly on August 29, 2017 to prohibit the killing of cows and its female progeny across the state. The legislation, titled Sikkim Prevention of […]

Nagaland tops in RTI applications; Tripura, Sikkim sees decline in numbers

Nagaland tops in RTI applications; Tripura, Sikkim sees decline in numbers

Dimapur | May 18, 2018 A study has found that Nagaland Information Commission received the highest number of Right to Information (RTI) applications (24,896) in the period from 2006-07 to 2016-17 among the small states. Secretary, National Informatics Centre, Nagaland, Worhonthung Ezung, in a letter on Thursday said the Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative (CHRI), in […]

Sikkim: 5 % job reservation for ‘A’ grade sportspersons; annual sum of 12 lakhs for ‘A’ grade football clubs

Sikkim: 5 % job reservation for ‘A’ grade sportspersons; annual sum of 12 lakhs for ‘A’ grade football clubs

GANGTOK | May 17, 2018 Chief Minister Pawan Chamling on Wednesday announced a 5% reservation in government jobs for ‘A’ grade sportspersons of the State who have played at national and international levels. An annual sum of Rs. 12 lakh also awaits ‘A’ grade football clubs and clubs associated with sports like badminton, boxing and […]

More thunderstorms likely to hit 7 Northeast states till Friday

More thunderstorms likely to hit 7 Northeast states till Friday

New Delhi, May 16, 2018: Thunderstorms, squalls and gusty winds are likely to hit many parts of India till Friday, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Wednesday. The IMD said the states likely to be affected by thunderstorms and storm on Wednesday were Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh, Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, […]

Weather warning for the next five days by Meteorological Department

Weather warning for the next five days by Meteorological Department

TNT News | May 10, 2018 The Northern as well as Northeastern part of India has been witnessing nature’s fury as cyclonic weather continues to lash several states while causing huge destruction to life and property. READ | IN PICTURES: Thunderstorms lash across Nagaland uprooting trees, damaging homes In view of this, Meteorological Department has issued […]

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