Northeast India’s very own Alobo Naga gets featured in Discovery Channel!

Northeast India’s very own Alobo Naga gets featured in Discovery Channel!

Nagaland, home to diverse indigenous tribes, with festivals and markets celebrating the different tribes’ culture the magnificence of its beauty and passion of its people, on #Gonortheast that was aired on December 31st at 10 PM on Discovery Channel. Varun, the host begins his Nagaland journey by attending the annual Tuluni festival of the Sumi […]

No end to brutal animal killings: 2 Naga Constables accused of cooking cats/dogs in Delhi!

No end to brutal animal killings: 2 Naga Constables accused of cooking cats/dogs in Delhi!

At a time when calls against brutality towards animals is gaining momentum and people from Northeast India are striving hard to come out of the stereotypical tag of being ‘Dog Eaters’, it is sad to see that some of our fellow mates are leaving no stone unturned to prove us wrong in this regard. Amidst […]

Mary Kom under the radar of the BJP ahead of Manipur Legislative Polls

Mary Kom under the radar of the BJP ahead of Manipur Legislative Polls

After making inroads in Arunachal Pradesh after the high voltage drama and Assam exit polls 2016 which went their way, the Bharatiya Janata Party(BJP) is trying to set base camp in northeastern state of Manipur and reaching out to none other than world champion boxer Mary Kom to lead its campaign in the state election. […]

Controversial Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act (AFSPA) hits Nagaland for six months!

Controversial Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act (AFSPA) hits Nagaland for six months!

KOHIMA: In November 2016, Government of India(GoI)  extended Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act (AFSPA) in three districts of Arunachal Pradesh- Tirap, Changlang and Longding. In these districts, Naga underground factions including National Socialist Council of Nagaland (Isak-Muivah) and NSCN (Khaplang) are involved in extortion, recruitment of locals, and rivalry. These have been declared as “disturbed area” […]

Urmitapa Dutta, recipient of prestigious Martin Luther King Award talks NE insurgency and gender violence

Urmitapa Dutta, recipient of prestigious Martin Luther King Award talks NE insurgency and gender violence

Urmitapa Dutta, Assistant Professor of Psychology at University of Massachusetts of Lowell was recently awarded the very prestigious “Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Distinguished Service Award” for her work on insurgency in the Garo Hills. Urmitapa was born and brought up in Tura, Meghalaya and finished her schooling in the small town. On finishing her 12th, […]

Football: India takes on Nepal in semi-finals of SAFF Championships today

Football: India takes on Nepal in semi-finals of SAFF Championships today

The Indian women’s football team takes on Nepal in the semi finals of the South Asian Football Federation (SAFF) Championships today. The Indian team will hope to successfully defend their title and are just another step away from the finals. India have won all 3 editions of the SAFF Championships and have dominated matches throughout the […]