Cattle slaughter rules unlikely to affect business in Northeast India!

Cattle slaughter rules unlikely to affect business in Northeast India!

People across sections in the northeastern states are more or less unanimous in their opinion that enforcement of the cattle slaughter rules issued by the central government on Friday will have little or no impact in the region. In a bid to regulate the hitherto unregulated cattle trade, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led government at […]

Meghalaya: A tale of the kayaking journey of three rural folks – From Sumer to Karnataka!

Meghalaya: A tale of the kayaking journey of three rural folks – From Sumer to Karnataka!

“Don’t let anything stop you from reaching your Goal” As we all know Northeast India is famous for various types of sports be it Football, Cricket, Basketball etc but what about Adventure sports? Well, this type of sport is seeping its way to the region. In Meghalaya, Adventure sport is quite famous and is ever growing […]

Ban on Sale of cattle for slaughter: Will BJP manage to turn it into a reality in Northeast India?

Ban on Sale of cattle for slaughter: Will BJP manage to turn it into a reality in Northeast India?

SHILLONG, May 27: The surprising gazette notification issued by the environment ministry recently banning the sale of cattle for slaughter across the country is likely to affect Northeast India the most as cattle are usually imported from outside the region,  like from Uttar Pradesh and Bihar. While this ban has struck a sentimental chord amongst […]

Team Modi Three years performance report!

Team Modi Three years performance report!

After a gap of 30 years, the BJP came to power with an absolute majority and the swearing-in ceremony gave a hint that Team Modi was ready with a game-changing plan for the country. Three years into governance, let us take a look at the NDA government performance:  PRADHAN  MANTRI JAN DHAN YOJANA : A financial […]

Global Campaigner from Northeast India gets featured in ’50 inspirational women from across the country’!

Global Campaigner from Northeast India gets featured in ’50 inspirational women from across the country’!

-By Shweta Raj Kanwar May 18, 2017: The global award winner from Manipur does it again! Urmila Chanam, a global campaigner on women’s right to dignity and good health and Founder of Breaking the Silence Campaign has been featured in Vodafone Foundation’s Women of Pure Wonder- a coffee table book by Vodafone Foundation was recently launched […]

79 pc non-vegetarians in Assam; beef and pork most consumed in Northeast India

79 pc non-vegetarians in Assam; beef and pork most consumed in Northeast India

The Northeastern part of India undeniably has a large percentage of non-vegetarian population. Meat is an important source of animal protein in the Northeastern states as evident from the expenditure estimates. As per the data reflected by the Registrar General of India which surveyed citizens aged 15 years and above, Assam has 79.4 per cent […]

Assam’s ‘Tuloni Biya’, where attainment of Womanhood is not a Taboo but a reason to Rejoice!

Assam’s ‘Tuloni Biya’, where attainment of Womanhood is not a Taboo but a reason to Rejoice!

Menstruation is widely considered a taboo topic and open discussions on this subject were hardly made possible. But in today’s day and time, many feminists as well as rights activists are widely talking about it. But things were different back in time where a girl’s attainment of puberty was considered significant not only for her […]

Manipur Anti-Tribal Bills agitation: After 632 days, bodies of 8 tribals laid to rest

Manipur Anti-Tribal Bills agitation: After 632 days, bodies of 8 tribals laid to rest

IMPHAL, May 25: The last rites of the remaining eight persons, who lost their lives during the agitations against the ‘Anti-Tribal Bills’ in Churachandpur, were performed yesterday. The funeral program, organised at Peace Ground by the Joint Action Committee of Anti-Tribal Bills, was held in the presence of cabinet ministers and high ranking officials. The […]