Temperature drops further in Sikkim, Gyalshing remains coldest

Temperature drops further in Sikkim, Gyalshing remains coldest

GANGTOK, January 27, 2018: Chilly weather conditions prevailed in most parts of Sikkim with snow fall continuing in higher altitude areas, met department officials said. Areas such as Nathula and Changu in East district, and Lachen and Lachung in North district received snowfall for the third consecutive day as a result icy winds were blowing […]

Eight from Northeast India receive National Bravery Award

Eight from Northeast India receive National Bravery Award

New Delhi, 25 January, 2018 Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday presented the National Bravery Awards to 18 children, seven of them being girls. Three of these awards were presented posthumously. Interacting with the awardees, Modi said their deeds of bravery inspire other children, and often engender a sense of self-confidence among other children. Out of […]

5 facts to know about National Voters’ Day in India

5 facts to know about National Voters’ Day in India

January 25, 2018 25th January is celebrated as National Voters’ Day throughout India. On this day, the entire nation reverberates with the festivities of democracy as crores of Indians celebrate their right to vote. It’s popularly known as SVEEP. #1 National Voter’s Day aims at increasing the enrolment of voters, especially encourage participation of newly eligible […]

Sikkim, Assam, Nagaland likely to receive rainfall in next 24 hrs; snow expected in Arunachal

Sikkim, Assam, Nagaland likely to receive rainfall in next 24 hrs; snow expected in Arunachal

Guwahati Jan 24,2018: Northeast India is now gearing up for a fresh spell of rains. All thanks to the Western Disturbance which was affecting the Western Himalayas has now moved eastwards. While moving towards the east, the Western Disturbance normally travels along the foothills of Himalayas and reach Sub Himalayan West Bengal, Sikkim, Assam and […]

5 highlights of problems faced by Northeast Indians brought to light!

5 highlights of problems faced by Northeast Indians brought to light!

January 24, 2018 From racial discrimination to increasing gender based violence, activists, experts and academicians who met in a two day conference in New Delhi on January 19-20 not only highlighted the problems in the Northeast but also called for action to check such problems. The conference organised by Control Arms Foundation of India, Manipur […]

BEWARE of links: Facebook and WhatsApp malware attack is yet another stark reminder!

BEWARE of links: Facebook and WhatsApp malware attack is yet another stark reminder!

January 24, 2018 Hackers continue to successfully dupe people into clicking on shady (though carefully disguised) links, thereby gaining access to the text messages, Facebook accounts, and e-mails on both computers and phones. A new in-depth cybersecurity report — undertaken by the cybersecurity firm Lookout and digital rights group the Electronic Frontier Foundation — shows […]

SBI to hire about 9,500 people in largest recruitment drive since 2013

SBI to hire about 9,500 people in largest recruitment drive since 2013

January 23, 2018 In one of the largest recruitment drives by the State Bank of India since 2013, the government-owned corporation has said it will hire about 9,500 people for customer support and sales functions. The introduction of digital banking has pushed the SBI to reduce the requirement of administrative staff and increase the need […]