Category Archives: Sikkim

Darjeeling: Spring Fest 2017, a musical event with a purpose!

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On the 23rd of April the Capitol Hall in Darjeeling with its 167 plus years of heritage, resounded with multiple melodies of amplified guitars, the booms and slaps on bass guitars and loud rim shots and hihat barks, all accompanying ...Read More

Assam: Rejection of sexual advances causes mother to lose her child!

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GUWAHATI, APRIL 26 2017: Police arrested an Assamese for kidnapping the child of a woman hailing from Assam after she rejected his sexual advances. Udyeshwar Saikia (26), a native of Joyrampur village in Dhemaji district of Assam, is the accused. ...Read More

4.3 magnitude earthquake hits Northeast India

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SHILLONG, April 25: A minor earthquake of 4.3 magnitude on the Richter Scale struck parts of Northeast India. The depth of the earthquake was 10 kilometers and epicentre in East Garo Hills, Meghalaya. No injuries were reported. Further details are ...Read More

From being a BBA graduate to a Belly Dance instructor, meet Assam’s Jyotsna Borgoyary!

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This interview is for all those youngsters who presume life to be the toughest with a raging desire to get in the crowds of majority, forgetting one's true passion or primarily food for soul. This is a must read story ...Read More

On being an Indian Gorkhali or a Nepali in Northeast India- the identity crisis continues!

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Often as I walk down the memory lanes to recall the advent of Nepalese in India, it irks me to know how I am still referred to as being a Nepali from Nepal rather than being a Nepali speaking Gorkha ...Read More

Heavy rainfall likely to occur in Northeast India

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Northeast India seems to be under the spell of pre-Monsoon showers. In the last 24 hours many parts of the region has witnessed rainfall in varied intensity. This continuous spell of rainfall can be attributed to the presence of cyclonic ...Read More

Ground water in Northeast India no longer safe for drinking; Assam records highest concentration of iron

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 April 24 2017: The Central Groundwater Board said the extent of iron contamination was found to be maximum in the Northeast, which could lead to a debilitating disease that damages the organs. The board found a high concentration of iron ...Read More

Meet Vijay Byrsat who quit his dream job at NYC to become NE India’s leading social entrepreneur

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Social entrepreneurship today is one of the most widely conceptualised use of techniques by start up companies , NGOs or individuals to develop, fund and implement solutions to social, cultural, or environmental issues. With this in mind, Vijay Byrsat went on ...Read More

From a martial artist to Action Director, the incredible journey of Deepak Das from Northeast India!

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April 23, 2017: Art is a way of life. Ever since humans have incepted to express their creative minds through their physical body, various art forms have evolved in this massive planet. Starting from dance to the various styles of ...Read More


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