Mizoram: Girl sacrifices life to save friends

Mizoram: Girl sacrifices life to save friends

AIZAWL: In an act of heroism, a 14-year-old girl in Darlawn in Aizawl district sacrificed her own life to save others. Krista Rohlupuii, a resident of Venghlun locality in Darlawn, drowned in Tuivawl, as she was trying to save her two drowning friends. Students of Darlawn Public Middle School went for a post examination sightseeing […]

All about the North East India Studies Programme at JNU

All about the North East India Studies Programme at JNU

While a constant complaint from the Northeast is that we have been and continue to be ignored by the rest of the country, or that the chosen policy by the State does not represent the needs and aspirations of the people from North East one place that has acted rather than placated this sentiment is […]

Modi’s Varanasi policy repeats for Sarbananda’s in Majuli

Modi’s Varanasi policy repeats for Sarbananda’s in Majuli

Filing of nomination papers by BJP’s Sarbananda Sonowal, Chief Ministerial candidate from Majuli constituency, is symbolically significant. BJP is all set to launch an emotive political campaign following the same Varanasi point of view which Prime Minister Narendra Modi chose to contest in 2014. In 2014, Prime Minister Narendra Modi quit his Vadodara Lok Sabha […]

All you need to know about the world’s biggest bank theft

All you need to know about the world’s biggest bank theft

Last month, hackers plundered the accounts of Bangladesh’s central bank considered to be one of the world’s biggest ever bank thefts that embarrassed the Bangladesh government. The cyber criminals hacked their way into the network of Bangladesh’s central bank, stole the necessary credentials for making wire transfers, and then sent more than 30 rapid-fire requests […]

Is Meghalaya falling back in the global spice market?

Is Meghalaya falling back in the global spice market?

SHILLONG: It might be a little late for a spice-rich Meghalaya, but its better late than never for the state to explore the potentials this sector holds to boost the income of the farmers and raise the revenue of the state to new heights. Despite being known as the ‘state of spices’, not much has […]

C Zama, a former militant of MNA recalls 1966 Aizawl bombing

C Zama, a former militant of MNA recalls 1966 Aizawl bombing

On 1 March 1966, the Mizo National Front (MNF) made a declaration of independence, after launching coordinated attacks on the Government offices and security forces posted in different parts of the Mizo district in Assam. The Government suppressed the uprising and recaptured all the places seized by the MNF by 25 March 1966. In the […]

5 lesser known facts about Kiwi, an emerging fruit of Northeast India

5 lesser known facts about Kiwi, an emerging fruit of Northeast India

Kiwi fruit which is native to northern China was first introduced and cultivated in New Zealand at the turn of the 20th Century and was then known as the ‘Chinese Gooseberry’. Kiwi has been valued for its medicinal properties since ancient times. Ironically, along the course of history, it came to be known as the […]