Nagaland: Villagers losing 3,500 acres of Arable land to border fencing!

Nagaland: Villagers losing 3,500 acres of Arable land to border fencing!

KOHIMA: India is likely to turn 3,500 fertile acres into “No-Man’s Land” on its eastern border with Myanmar as construction of a fence has started between the existing border pillars demarcating the two neighbouring nations. The fencing is going ahead despite an agitation by Naga villagers who said the move will affect their livelihood as […]

5 facts about Tripura’s Pride Somdev Kishore Devvarman

5 facts about Tripura’s Pride Somdev Kishore Devvarman

AGARTALA: Ravaged by injuries, India’s star singles player Somdev Devvarman announced his retirement from professional tennis, bringing an abrupt end to what was once a promising career. Here are five facts about the golden man of indian tennis Somdev Devvarman: #1. Somdev Kishore Devvarman (born 13 February 1985) is a former professional Indian tennis player. He hit the […]

Petrol hiked by Rs 1.29 per litre, diesel by Rs 97 paise a litre

Petrol hiked by Rs 1.29 per litre, diesel by Rs 97 paise a litre

Following the recent spurt in oil prices to well over $50 a barrel, state-run Indian Oil Corp (IOC) on Sunday hiked prices of petrol by Rs 1.29 a litre, and of diesel by 97 paise, both at Delhi and effective from midnight, with corresponding increases in other states. “The current level of international product prices […]

Assam: Fake demonetized notes busted at Dhubri

Assam: Fake demonetized notes busted at Dhubri

GUWAHATI: The woes of demonetization seems unending and pumping cash through various channels to get their money worth is what the main idea for some might be. Counterfeit demonetised notes with face value of around Rs. 2.86 lakh were seized at the time of depositing at Dhubri state bank bazaar branch from one man. According […]

Manipur: Congress MLA Kikhonbou Newmai joins Bharatiya Janata Party

Manipur: Congress MLA Kikhonbou Newmai joins Bharatiya Janata Party

IMPHAL: Another blow for the Congress party in Manipur with their leaders switching loyalty. Kikhondou Newmai, MLA from Tamei constituency, has joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) along with three members of the Autonomous District Council (ADC). Kikhondou Newmai while speaking to newspersons sited the inefficiency of the party in the hills as his reason […]

5 facts about Sikkim’s Wonder Fruit Yacon “GROUND APPLE”

5 facts about Sikkim’s Wonder Fruit Yacon “GROUND APPLE”

Yacon (Smallanthus sonchifolious) also known as Ground Apple is a plant of the Asteraceae family. The other members of this family include Sunflower, Jerusalem artichoke and Dahlia. This highly demanded healthy root-fruit worldwide, now Yacon cultivation has started in beautiful eco friendly organic Himalayan State Sikkim. Here are five lesser known facts about Yacon commonly […]

NSG website hacked, defaced with abusive message against PM!

NSG website hacked, defaced with abusive message against PM!

Suspected Pakistan-affiliated operatives today hacked the official website of the elite National Security Guard (NSG) and defaced it with a profanity-laden message against the Prime Minister and anti-India content. Officials said the hacking attempt was noticed early today and the URL – www.Nsg.Gov.In – was blocked soon after by the counter-terror force from its headquarters […]