DID YOU KNOW- Gunpowder was 1st used in this state of Northeast India?

DID YOU KNOW- Gunpowder was 1st used in this state of Northeast India?

Many historians believe that it was in Assam where gunpowder was invented. There has been trade between China and Assam in 1st Millennium AD and Assam had certain degree of civilization. British traveler and historian J.B. Traveneer states: “It is believed that it is the same people who in ancient times first discovered gun and […]

Arunachal Pradesh: Nine govt hospitals to be upgraded to e-hospitals

Arunachal Pradesh: Nine govt hospitals to be upgraded to e-hospitals

ITANAGAR, February 5, 2018: Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad has announced that nine existing government hospitals in the state would be upgraded to e-hospitals besides establishing a full-fledged center of governance National Institute of Electronics and Information Technology (NIELIT) at Itanagar. The minister recently said that 200 plus hospitals across the country have been turned […]

Northeast India, a dumping ground for used Korean Clothes?

Northeast India, a dumping ground for used Korean Clothes?

Used garments dumped in India via ships from East Asian countries are most sought after in Northeast Indian states of Nagaland, Meghalaya, Mizoram and others with the demand for these goods surging in at early October and lasting till the end of the winters. While a second-hand jacket can be bought for as cheap as […]

Former Arunachal CM Nabam Tuki is Congress’s chief observer for Nagaland Polls

Former Arunachal CM Nabam Tuki is Congress’s chief observer for Nagaland Polls

Kohima, Jan 04, 2018:  Congress president Rahul Gandhi appointed former Arunachal Pradesh chief minister Nabam Tuki the party’s chief observer for the February 27 Nagaland Assembly election. Assam MP Gaurav Gogoi, former state minister Pradyut Bordoloi and former AICC secretary Praveen Davar have been appoined the party’s observers for the polls. Gandhi named All India […]

Northeast India is at the heart of Act East Policy: Modi

Northeast India is at the heart of Act East Policy: Modi

GUWAHATI, Jan 04, 2018:  Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said northeastern India’s progress is “at the heart of the country’s Act East policy that focuses on increased ties with countries in the Asia-Pacific region, particularly the ASEAN countries. In his address at the inaugural session of Global Investors’ Summit -‘Advantage Assam’ here, the Prime […]

Over 5000 people to get employment under BPO in Northeast India

Over 5000 people to get employment under BPO in Northeast India

February 2, 2018: Union Electronics & IT Minister, Ravi Shankar Prasad today said that the Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) sector will employ more than 5,000 people in North East. So far, six BPOs have been opened in the Northeast and five more will be opened shortly, he added. Addressing a press conference in Guwahati, Prasad […]