All you need to know about Vijay Diwas celebrated on December 16 every year

All you need to know about Vijay Diwas celebrated on December 16 every year

New Delhi | December 16, 2017 The Indo-Pakistan War of 1971 is heralded as one of the most convincing victories of the annals of the military history. It culminated with the abject surrender of Pakistani forces in East Pakistan (now, Bangladesh), with almost 1,00,000 being taken prisoners of war (PoWs), and eventually leading up to […]

FACTS | Five facts about Tuirial Dam in Mizoram

FACTS | Five facts about Tuirial Dam in Mizoram

Mizoram will now be the third power-surplus state in north east India after Sikkim and Tripura as Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurates the 60 MW Tuirial hydroelectric power project in Mizoram.                         Here are five facts about Tuirial hydroelectric power project: #1. Tuirial dam […]

5 reasons why you should visit Double Decker Root Bridge in Meghalaya this winter!

5 reasons why you should visit Double Decker Root Bridge in Meghalaya this winter!

By Shweta Raj Kanwar SHILLONG, DECEMBER 15, 2017 Far from the madding crowd, away from the mental chaos is a place called Nongriat in Shillong, the capital city of Meghalaya. One of the few places, probably in the world, that offers a perfect balance of serene atmosphere, natural ecosystem, a traditional and a simple lifestyle […]

SPORTS | 5 facts about Manipur’s Saikhom Mirabai Chanu

SPORTS | 5 facts about Manipur’s Saikhom Mirabai Chanu

IMPHAL, December 4, 2017: Mirabai Chanu became the first Indian in over two decades to claim a gold medal at the World Weightlifting Championship in Anaheim, USA. Here are five facts about Saikhom Mirabai Chanu: #1. Saikhom Mirabai was born in 8 August, 1994 and belongs from Imphal East district in Manipur. #2. Mirabai won […]

CULTURE | Five Facts on Hornbill Festival

CULTURE | Five Facts on Hornbill Festival

1. ‘Hornbill’ derived its name from a bird which is one of the largest festival celebrated by the indigenous warrior tribe of Nagaland. This festival is particularly respected by the Nagas which also reflects their tribal folklore, colorful dances and soothing folk songs. This festival is celebrated every year from December 1-10. The Hornbill festival […]

HEALTH | Five Facts on World AIDS day

HEALTH | Five Facts on World AIDS day

1. World AIDS Day takes place on the 1st December each year. It’s an opportunity for people worldwide to unite in the fight against HIV, to show support for people living with HIV, and to commemorate those who have died from an AIDS-related illness. Founded in 1988, World AIDS Day was the first ever global […]