Sikkim rap metal band ‘Granite Yard’ wins Rocktaves’ 17

Sikkim rap metal band ‘Granite Yard’ wins Rocktaves’ 17

GANGTOK, Nov 09, 2017: Granite Yard, a Gangtok based rap metal band beat 40 bands from across the country to win the prestigious band competition ‘Rocktaves’ 17 held at Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani, Rajasthan on November 3. Granite Yard is the only band from Sikkim to participate in the event and win the prestigious […]

US Army to search for remains of WW II soldiers in Northeast India

US Army to search for remains of WW II soldiers in Northeast India

Guwahati, November 8, 2017: Investigators from the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency of the US will resume their search in Arunachal Pradesh for remains of U.S. personnel missing since World War II. Last year, a DPAA team conducted the operation for 30 days in search of remains for unaccounted U.S. airmen and this is their fifth […]

Has India fully-recovered from De-monetization? Here’s what people from NE have to say

Has India fully-recovered from De-monetization? Here’s what people from NE have to say

By Ibankyntiew Mawrie SHILLONG, Nov 8, 2017: A year ago on this day, the Narendra Modi led NDA government took a bold step by banning 500 and 1000 rupee notes as part of its attack on ‘black money’ and today, the ruling BJP has chosen the day as ‘Anti-Black Money’ Day. While the government says […]

2017 is set to be in top three hottest years says UN

2017 is set to be in top three hottest years says UN

BONN, Germany, November 6 (Reuters) – This year will be among the three hottest on record in a new sign of man-made climate change that is aggravating “extraordinary weather” such as hurricanes, droughts and floods, the United Nations said on Monday. The U.N. report is meant to guide almost 200 nations meeting from Nov. 6-17 […]

‘Octave’ Colors of Northeast India to be celebrated in Goa

‘Octave’ Colors of Northeast India to be celebrated in Goa

PANAJI, November 6: The heritage of North-Eastern India Music and cuisine will be show casting a five-day cultural festival ‘OCTAVE’ which will be held from 8th-12th of November at Ravindra Bhavan, Margao. 350 dance and music artistes will perform from eight states which includes Arunachal Pradesh, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Assam, Manipur, Sikkim and Tripura. Different […]

TNT TV- A glimpse of NH7 weekender 2017 Meghalaya!

TNT  TV- A glimpse of NH7 weekender 2017 Meghalaya!

 BACARDÍ NH7 Weekender 2017, the country’s largest multi-genre music festival, returned to Meghalaya on October 27 at the picturesque ‘Wenfield’ – The Festive Hills, Thadlaskein, Lad Mukhla, Jaintia Hills. Bur very soon, the happiest music fest also concluded with the blink of an eye! The 2 day music festival may have concluded but the memories […]

North-East Festival 2017 returns to Delhi with food, fun, fashion

North-East Festival 2017 returns to Delhi with food, fun, fashion

NEW DELHI/November 3: North East Festival is back with a bang in the capital, aiming to promote the northeastern region there will be much to offer in local cuisine, handloom products and performances by Assamese singers like Papon and Zubeen Garg. The three-day festival, will see performances by artistes like rapper Borkung Hrangkhawl, heavy metal […]

“Khichdi as National Dish? Northeast Indian youth add a dash of humour to ongoing rumour

“Khichdi as National Dish? Northeast Indian youth add a dash of humour to ongoing rumour

SHWETA RAJ KANWAR | November 3, 2017 With rumors doing the rounds that Khichdi would be declared as the so-called National dish of India, social media was on fire as youth took to different social media forums to express themselves on the issue and Northeast Indian youth were not far from being opinionated on this matter. […]