DID YOU KNOW- 2017 can be considered as the worst year for Journalists!

"Journalists are being targeted for only being journalists and performing their job professionally" - BAHER MOHAMED, AL JAZEERA JOURNALIST

DID YOU KNOW- 2017 can be considered as the worst year for Journalists!

By SHWETA RAJ KANWAR | December 14, 2017 As 2017 draws to a close, it does good to retrospect on the events and happenings before the curtain covers them up forever. The year 2017 has seen a spate of journalist killings and even them being jailed, not only in India but all over the world! […]

Northeast India’s gradual preference to E-Cigarettes may not be a good sign!

Northeast India’s gradual preference to E-Cigarettes may not be a good sign!

GUWAHATI | December 14, 2017 There is a slow but gradual increase in the use of electronic cigarettes or e-cigarettes in some NE states, revealed a latest Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS) released last month. E-cigarette, also called vape, is an alternative to paper cigarettes which functions by heating a liquid composed of nicotine and […]

Sikkim acts on early warnings of earthquakes, measures presented to minimise loss of lives and infrastructure

Sikkim acts on early warnings of earthquakes, measures presented to minimise loss of lives and infrastructure

Gangtok, December 14, 2017: A Presentation of Earthquake Onsite Early Warning and Security System was brought before the State Disaster Management Authority under the guidance of Chief Minister Pawan Chamling in view of the recent predictions made by Ministry of Earth Sciences, Government of India. National Disaster Management Authority and various scientific institutions have talked […]

Sikkim: 11 communities meet DONER minister, seek ST status

Sikkim: 11 communities meet DONER minister, seek ST status

GANGTOK, December 13, 2017: Eleven communities from Sikkim on Tuesday met DONER Minister Jitendra Singh, in their demand for the Scheduled Tribe (ST) status and also representation in the state assembly, reservations in jobs and exemption from income tax. In a statement, Ministry of North Eastern Region Development said, “They also gave a presentation on the history, […]

DID YOU KNOW that India’s finest weed is found in the Northeast

DID YOU KNOW that India’s finest weed is found in the Northeast

Manipur’s Marijuana  has been considered as the best weed in the country. As stories keep on surfacing of smuggling contraband opium, there are reasons which make this state a favorable entity for such clandestine operations. Owing to its geographical compulsions, Manipur has become a source, destination and transit point for Opium, Heroin, Marijuana and other […]

Northeast Indian migrant workers flee Bengaluru coffee plantations

Northeast Indian migrant workers flee Bengaluru coffee plantations

BENGALURU | DECEMBER 10, 2017 The state’s economy, reliant on migrant labour, has gone into a tailspin after a large number of workers from northeastern states fled Karnataka. The government had recently passed a decree asking plantation and hotel owners not to hire illegal migrants for work. The effect will be felt in the next two […]