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Did you Know : Highest number of players in I League belong to Mizoram

Mizoram has long been considered along with Manipur as the citadel of Indian Football.But over the years both the states have never had any representation in the I league (This is before Aizawl FC finally made an entry this year ...Read More

Did you know that an ‘Extinct’ Frog was Rediscovered After 150 yrs in NE India?

SHILLONG: Did you know that a bizarre frog that breeds inside trees and lays eggs for its tadpoles to eat was rediscovered in Northeast India after 150 years. Last recorded in the wild in 1870, Jerdon’s tree frog was feared extinct ...Read More

DID YOU KNOW How Dimapur got its name?

Dimapur is said to have been named after Hidimba. Dimapur is a corruption of Hidimbapur, meaning the city of Hidimba of Mahabharata, who is believed to be the progenitor of the Kacharis. Later Hidimbapur devolved to Dimbapur and then finally ...Read More

DID YOU KNOW This place in Northeast India is named after a missing Nepali girl!

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Northeast India is blessed with incredible variety of people and places. It is popular for the alluring terrain and serene environment and is considered to be a paradise for all who love nature and enjoy travelling. Myodia ia a very ...Read More

DID YOU KNOW How Guwahati derived its name?

Guwahati or Pragjyotishpura in ancient Assam, Gauhati in the modern era) is the largest city of Assam and Northeastern India, a major riverine port city and one of the fastest growing cities in India, situated on the South Bank of the Brahmaputra ...Read More

DID YOU KNOW Sharmila Tagore has a Northeast connection!

Sharmila Tagore, we have only known her to be an actress, a Padma Bhushan awardee, wife of Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi, the Nawab of Pataudi and former captain of the Indian cricket team and mother of Saif Ali Khan and Soha Ali ...Read More

Dhola-Sadiya bridge on Brahmaputra is going to be ‘Mother of all bridges in India’

India's longest bridge will now be a key link to thwart Chinese intrusions,troop build up and also help the local population communicate better . The Dhola-Sadiya bridge on Brahmaputra, which will be the longest bridge in India when completed, will ...Read More

DID YOU KNOW -Bear Grylls has a connection with Northeast India?

Edward Michael "Bear" Grylls, born on 7 June 1974 is a Northern Irish born British adventurer, writer and television presenter. He is widely known for his television series Man vs. Wild (2006–2011), originally titled Born Survivor: Bear Grylls in the United ...Read More

Arunachal Pradesh: The story behind the Namdapha Tiger Reserve impasse!

Recent impasse over resettlement of Yobin tribe from the core as much as periphery of renowned Namdapha Tiger Reserve to another site is a vicious story of authorities’ failed planning, poor execution and dire inability to understand the sentiments of ...Read More

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