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Meghalaya’s Living Root Bridge gets nominated for National Innovation Foundation

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SHILLONG: Meghalaya's living  root-bridge has been nominated for the prestigious National Innovation Foundation award for grassroots innovations and outstanding traditional knowledge, officials said here today. It is a community-driven innovation by forest dwellers in the southern slopes of of the state. ...Read More

Pre-poll violence increasing in the state of Manipur

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IMPHAL: In a series of pre-poll violent incidents in Manipur, a bomb exploded in Imphal, while separately police personnel were attacked by villagers and two jeeps vandalised, police said on Monday. The incidents occurred on Sunday night in the Khundrakpam constituency. ...Read More

Bhutan : A country in pursuit of happiness leads the way again with new concept ‘Green Schools’ !

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It has been at the core of the Bhutanese government policy and development plans to place focus on the pursuit of happiness and well-being of its citizens. The collective and individual goal of happiness can be achieved by adopting a ...Read More

Man charred to death in restaurant fire in Guwahati

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GUWAHATI: One person was killed as fire broke out at a restaurant at Narengi in Guwahati on Monday evening. Gagan Kalita, a trader, was killed in the devastating fire that broke out at Lajij Dhaba near UCO Bank, eyewitnesses said. Several ...Read More

One-on-one with Rima Das from Assam, whose first film made its way to Cannes Film Festival!

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While studying her Masters in Sociology from Pune University, filmmaker Rima Das was fascinated by the din and bustle of Mumbai. She cleared her National Eligibility Test (NET) but didn’t pursue her career as a college. After a brief stint ...Read More

Boy chokes to death while swallowing live fish in South Tripura!

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AGARTALA: A twelve-year-old boy died in South Tripura when a live fish made freaky flight into the mouth and choked into stomach, police said. According to report, Angla Mog a student of Class VI in Vaishnabpur village under Sabroom subdivision ...Read More

Assam :How centuries old practice of “Puppetry” is still kept alive in the state!

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Puppets or “Kathputli” is an ancient and popular form of folk entertainment. Egyptians are probably the earliest known puppeteers. String Puppets of wood performing the action of kneading bread is the oldest evidence of puppets in Egypt as early as ...Read More

Nagaland Peace Accord sabotaged by vested individuals claims NSCN-IM

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KOHIMA: The NSCN (IM) lashed out at some individuals for trying sabotage the Peace talk between the NSCN and Delhi Government by projecting new means as ‘Nagas of Nagaland” and spreading ‘treacherous venom to mislead the people by their menacing ...Read More

Times Now chief accuses Arnab Goswami of being unethical, ready to take him on!

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Arnab Gowami's 'The Republic' has been making headlines for all the wrong reasons even before its formal launch and as if all this was not enough, the Managing Director of times Now, MK Anand has started off with a "De-Arnabisation" ...Read More


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