Assam : World destination Majuli now aims to be India’s first carbon-neutral district !

Assam : World destination Majuli now aims to be India’s first carbon-neutral district !

Guwahati : Majuli aims to be India’s first carbon-neutral district. It is the world’s biggest river island and the first such in India to be declared a district. Now plans are afoot to declare it the country’s first carbon-neutral district by 2020. It is by no means a mean task, but ambitious projects, with the […]

Arunachal Pradesh: A Friendship tale of Shahid Kapoor and an Arunachali Commando!

Arunachal Pradesh: A Friendship tale of Shahid Kapoor and an Arunachali Commando!

Actor Shahid Kapoor, who shot portions of his upcoming film “Rangoon” in Pasighat, bonded with a commando stationed in Arunachal Pradesh while shooting for the film. The commando whose name is Bomi, was assigned to take care of Shahid while the cast and crew shot at Pasighat in Arunachal Pradesh. The two grew so close […]

Earthquake rocks parts of Northeast India yet again!

Earthquake rocks parts of Northeast India yet again!

A mild earthquake was felt in certain parts of Northeast India at around 9.30 am. The incident was reported from parts of Meghalaya as well as Assam. There has been a spurt in the frequency of earthquakes since last year and given the fact that Northeast India lies on a zone of high seismic activity, […]

Sports scenario in Northeast to get major boost through ONGC!

Sports scenario in Northeast to get major boost through ONGC!

AGARTALA: State-owned Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC) will help Northeastern States to boost sports and sporting talent, a company official said on Friday. Calling this a part of its corporate social responsibility, ONGC Executive Director SC Soni told reporters that the company had decided to help the sports sector financially and otherwise. He said […]

SHOCKER: China’s President becomes Nagaland’s Speaker for a leading National news website

SHOCKER: China’s President becomes Nagaland’s Speaker for a leading National news website

There seems to be no end on the part of National Media to generalize Northeast Indians, especially on the basis of their looks. In a recent report that came out in the Times of India website which read, “Coercing MLAs to resign is illegal, says Nagaland speaker”, the media apparently put up the picture of […]

This entrepreneur from NE India makes the region proud again by winning a National Award!

This entrepreneur from NE India makes the region proud again by winning a National Award!

Known as the youngest entrepreneur from Northeast India, Hironmoy Gogoi from Sivasagar, Assam has recently won a National Award at a glittering ceremony bringing laurels to the region. He received the Award for the ‘Home Grown Business of the Year’ for his venture called ‘Gaon ka Khana’. ‘Gaon Ka Khana” (GKK) is a food startup […]

5 things the Bezbaruah Committee Report recommends on racial discrimination of Northeast Indians in metros

5 things the Bezbaruah Committee Report recommends on racial discrimination of Northeast Indians in metros

The Bezbaruah Committee Report  headed by M.P. Bezbaruah, Member, North Eastern Council, was set up in February 2014 after the death of Nido Tania.  The Committee’s mandate was to listen to the issues raised by people from Northeast India living especially in the metro cities. The committee was also asked to suggest measures which could be […]

Arunachal Pradesh: From businessman to badminton coach, this man now invests in people and not companies

Arunachal Pradesh: From businessman to badminton coach, this man now invests in people and not companies

“What’s in my mind is that I’m investing in people. It might be through a building or a program, but I’m investing in people. And the people that I’m investing in are underprivileged or hold a core value that I believe in”. –Daniel A. D’Aniello( American businessman) Living up to every word mentioned in the […]