Naga villagers protest loss of 3,500 acres of arable land to border fencing!

Naga villagers protest loss of 3,500 acres of arable land to border fencing!

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 the […]

Northeast India’s pride Somdev announces retirement from professional tennis!

Northeast India’s pride Somdev announces retirement from professional tennis!

Ravaged by injuries, India’s star singles player Somdev Devvarman on Sunday announced his retirement from professional tennis, bringing an abrupt end to what was once a promising career. “Starting 2017 on a new note, retiring from pro tennis. Thanks to everyone for the love and support over the years. #newyearnewbeginnings,” Somdev said on his Twitter […]

Arunachal becomes 10th state to have BJP government, Khandu remains CM

Arunachal becomes 10th state to have BJP government, Khandu remains CM

Itanagar: Arunachal Pradesh, which witnessed dramatic political fluctuations throughout the year, on its last day saw the formation of a BJP government as 33 PPA legislators, including Chief Minister Pema Khandu, on Saturday defected to the party. This development led Bharatiya Janata Party to form its 10th government in the country and the second in […]

APST bus damaged by miscreants in Assam

APST bus damaged by miscreants in Assam

PASIGHAT, Dec 31: An Arunachal Pradesh State Transport (APST) bus (No. ARX-0475) was damaged by some miscreants at Sisiborgaon village in Dhemaji district, Assam on December 29 for allegedly picking up passengers in Assam. Reportedly, the miscreants charged and abused the driver and conductor of the APST bus for allegedly picking up couple of passengers […]

5 Northeast Indians who broke stereotypes and became trailblazers in 2016!

5 Northeast Indians who broke stereotypes and became trailblazers in 2016!

As we step into the year 2017 in full fervor and frenzy with renewed spirits, leaving behind the past and moving forward to seeking new heights in future, let us look back to 2016 and recall some common people from the Northeast Indian region who, with their extraordinary deeds have set an exemplary example by […]