Monthly Archives: July 2016

Manipur: State tour operator gets National Tourism Award

Manipur’s KB Enterprises, an approved inbound tour operator based in Imphal, received the prestigious National Tourism Award 2015 for the “Most Innovative Tour Operator”. The award was presented on Saturday by the Speaker of the Lok Sabha Sumitra Mahajan and ...Read More

5 road trips you must take in Northeast India

Northeast India is blessed with several offbeat long-distance routes that offer a magical combination of virgin forests, mountain views, winding highways and lanes, stunning tea gardens and sanctuaries and national parks. If you're the adventurous type who prefers to hit ...Read More

Passenger arrested for hurling orange juice at flight attendant

Hong Kong police on Saturday (July 30) arrested a female plane passenger from mainland China after she allegedly had a dispute with cabin crew on board a Cathay Pacific flight. The 36-year-old woman had hurled orange juice at a 25-year-old ...Read More

Meet Megha Nidhi Dahal, 1st from Sikkim to clear UPSC in General category

Megha Nidhi Dahal (29) from Lingmoo, South Sikkim is an IAS Officer currently posted as Assistant Commissioner at Jorhat district of Assam. He secured possibly the highest all India ranking for a Sikkimese in the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) ...Read More

Woman and daughter dragged out of car, gangraped

A woman from Noida and her 14-year-old daughter were allegedly dragged out of their car and then gang-raped by a group of five men near a highway in Uttar Pradesh's Bulandshahr, just 65 kilometres from Delhi, on Friday. They were ...Read More

Assam: Officer sacked for circulating ‘fake’ picture for Assam floods

Guwahati: The state government has suspended a sub-divisional officer for attempting to pass off an old picture of a boy rescuing a deer as a photograph of the current floods in Kaziranga. SDO (civil) of Kaliabor subdivision, Madhumita Bhagawati, had ...Read More

120-yr-old man undergoes medical check-up for the first time

KOLKATA: His devotees were worried because he was having headaches for the first time in his life. Not bad for a 120-year old. So, the monk walked in for the first medical check-up of his life. To put it in ...Read More

‘Desi food’ for India’s 119 Olympic contingent says PM Modi

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday made a strong pitch to promote sports in India and even questioned why 'babus' have been paid a higher daily allowance than the Indian team "that brings glory to the country", during ...Read More

Meghalaya tea looking to compete with Assam, Darjeeling

Just like Assam and Darjeeling, Meghalaya tea could soon become a brand as hundreds of farmers are gradually shifting to tea cultivation in the state because of suitable climate and fertile soil. Already about 2,000 hectares of land in Meghalaya ...Read More
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