Army recruitment scam traced to criminal network from Nagaland

Army recruitment scam traced to criminal network from Nagaland

Police suspect the army recruitment question paper leak may have been effected by a well-organised chain operating from Nagaland and Nagpur, and a serviceman could be involved, even as three more persons were arrested in this connection today. A team of Thane Police’s Crime Branch is carrying out a probe into the recruitment racket, which […]

Assam: Massive development to be initiated for Barak Valley; four bridges to be built over Barak river

Assam: Massive development to be initiated for Barak Valley; four bridges to be built over Barak river

GUWAHATI: Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal said that, the State government is committed to the equal development of Barak Valley along with Brahmaputra Valley and a total of two thousand crore for initiating rapid development of Barak Valley has already been earmarked. While participating as the chief guest in the Special Distribution Camp for Divyangjan […]

Manipur Elections 2017: Rahul Gandhi to campaign in trouble torn Manipur tomorrow

Manipur Elections 2017: Rahul Gandhi to campaign in trouble torn Manipur tomorrow

IMPHAL: Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi, who will campaign in troubled Manipur on Tuesday, is expected to target the Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP’s) divisive politics in the poll-bound north-eastern state. Sources said Rahul’s campaign in the state capital, Imphal, has been planned amid security concerns and follows a rally by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on February 25, when the […]

Did you know Pusaw is the traditional Khasi cake?

Did you know Pusaw is the traditional Khasi cake?

Whether eaten hot and steaming as part of every meal or made into cakes and crepes and eaten with sweet red tea, rice occupies a central place with Khasi cuisine and indeed the cuisine of all tribes in Meghalaya. Pusaw is one such traditional Khasi snack. Made from a very special variety of red rice […]

Miss Mizoram 2017 Bikini round termed as ‘un-christian’

Miss Mizoram 2017 Bikini round termed as ‘un-christian’

Three years after the organisers of Miss World beauty pageant did away with the bikini or swimsuit round, it has returned to raise the hackles of the apex women’s organisation in Christian-majority Mizoram. The bikini round of Miss Mizoram 2017 beauty contest, whose grand finale is scheduled on March 10, was held on February 18. […]

Tuden Jamir from Nagaland: The man behind the tunes that made it to the indihut and the VIMA awards

Tuden Jamir from Nagaland: The man behind the tunes that made it to the indihut and the VIMA awards

The Northeast Region of India well known for its scenic beauty, now flourishing bountifully in the realm of music. Meet Tuden Jamir a Nagaland boy, who made it big in music.  Well-versed with his subject, this enthusiastic soul made it to the International level on his own efforts. This singer/song-writer sets an example for all […]

Meghalaya’s Living Root Bridge gets nominated for National Innovation Foundation

Meghalaya’s Living Root Bridge gets nominated for National Innovation Foundation

SHILLONG: Meghalaya’s living  root-bridge has been nominated for the prestigious National Innovation Foundation award for grassroots innovations and outstanding traditional knowledge, officials said here today. It is a community-driven innovation by forest dwellers in the southern slopes of of the state. The recognition is not for any single community, but for all communities who are engaged […]