IWL 2018 and neglected plight of women’s football in Northeast- Do we still have hope?

IWL 2018 and neglected plight of women’s football in Northeast- Do we still have hope?

By SHWETA RAJ KANWAR | April 22, 2018 While football has been a household sport in many states of Northeast India where men and women both are seen to play this game with gusto and enthusiasm, it was discouraging to see that only one state- Manipur represented the entire region in a national football league […]

Here are Northeast India’s best locally brewed wine across the country!

Here are Northeast India’s best locally brewed wine across the country!

India’s local spirits have always been a favorite among the wine aficionados and  connoisseurs alike. The locally brewed flavors are a hit  which typically sets them apart from the drinks available at local bars. A look at some of these will give a glimpse into the varied cultural influences which added to taste of wine over a period of […]

Rains, thunder squalls to continue lashing Northeast India in next 24-48 hours

Rains, thunder squalls to continue lashing Northeast India in next 24-48 hours

Guwahati, April 21, 2018:  Northeastern states have been recording extremely good pre Monsoon rains. In the past day, light to moderate rain with few heavy spells was recorded in Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram, Meghalaya, and Tripura. In the last 24 hours from 8:30 am on Friday, North Lakhimpur recorded rain to the tune […]

Centre gives nod for death penalty for raping children below 12

Centre gives nod for death penalty for raping children below 12

IANS | New Delhi, April 21, 2018: The Union Cabinet, at a meeting chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Saturday approved an ordinance on the death penalty for those convicted of raping children below the age of 12. The decision came a day after the Ministry of Women and Child Development told the Supreme […]

Mizoram: Students demand raze of ‘unauthorized’ villages in Chakma ADC

Mizoram: Students demand raze of ‘unauthorized’ villages in Chakma ADC

AIZAWL, April 21, 2018: Mizoram’s apex student body, the Mizo Zirlai Pawl (MZP), has demanded the demolition of ‘unauthorised’ or ‘illegal’ settlements and villages in Chakma Autonomous District Council (CADC) area in south Mizoram’s Lawngtlai district. The student body warned that it would take stringent measures if the state government fails to demolish the villages […]

A lost home: The story of submerged Builum Village in Mizoram

A lost home: The story of submerged Builum Village in Mizoram

By Lalramnghaki Pulamte | April 20, 2018 The need for innovation in the name of modernization has many dire consequences. For instance, the construction of the transcontinental railroad in America forever altered the landscape and caused displacement of the Native American tribes. Likewise, a small village located in Bilkhawthlir block of Kolasib District, Mizoram established in […]

SC asks 11 including 6 NE states to expedite process of appointing Lokayukta

SC asks 11 including 6 NE states to expedite process of appointing Lokayukta

IANS | New Delhi, April 20, 2018:  The Supreme Court on Thursday asked 11 states and a union territory to expedite the process of appointing Lokayukta or Uplokayukta. A bench of Justice Ranjan Gogoi and Justice R. Banumathi said that appointment “need not wait and the process (must) be expedited”. Earlier, the court asked the […]