Steven Wilson, Farhan Akhtar will be headlining NH7 in Shillong!

Steven Wilson, Farhan Akhtar will be headlining NH7 in Shillong!

NEW DELHI: English musician Steven Wilson, along with internationally acclaimed sitarist Anoushka Shankar and Indian musicians like Shankar Mahadevan and Farhan Akhtar, will headline the seventh edition of the Bacardi NH7 Weekender in October. It is is returning with some of the most prominent global names including Christopher Edward Martin (better known by his DJ […]

Missing minors from Meghalaya traced in Delhi

Missing minors from Meghalaya traced in Delhi

SHILLONG: The two class IV students of BSF Primary school in Nongmynsong who had gone missing on Thursday were found at the Old Delhi railway station. The two girls, Pema Sherpa and Anisha S Bhagat were found at the railway station at one of the platforms around 4pm. The officer in-charge said the girls reportedly […]

Tripura : Dipa Karmakar wins Gold in Rio Vault Test Events

Tripura : Dipa Karmakar wins Gold  in Rio Vault Test Events

After creating history by becoming the first Indian Gymnast  to qualify for the olympics Dipa Karmakar has clinched the gold in vaults finals at the test event of the Rio Games. This event unknown to many was held earlier this year in Rio . She has been termed as a medal prospect for India in the […]

Refreshing or Shocking ? ILP now issued in Bairabi Railway station for Mizoram

Refreshing or Shocking ? ILP now issued in Bairabi Railway station for Mizoram

Is it shocking or a refreshing change is for everybody to decide but if reports are to be believed then Inner Line Permits will be issued to Non Tribal community at the Bairabi Railway station for people entering  Mizoram via the train. Indian Railway has already converted the current 84 km railline from Katakhal (Assam) to Bairabi 2 km inside Mizoram. […]

Breast feeding: A vital tool for fighting infant mortality

Breast feeding: A vital tool for fighting infant mortality

SHILLONG: Home knowledge and aggressive advertisement of infant food are the two most vital challenges troubling medical experts and the people at large in fighting high infant mortality rate in the state. This issue was highlighted during the observation of World Breast Feeding Day at NEIGRIHMS on Saturday. Head of the paediatric department of NEIGRIHMS, […]

Assam: Demand to increase tax on bidis

Assam: Demand to increase tax on bidis

GUWAHATI: An NGO today criticised the Assam government for not increasing tax on bidis which is more harmful that cigarettes in its budget for this fiscal. “The government pursues various steps to dissuade consumers of tobacco products and increasing the tax on such products is one such measure of the government, but there was no […]