Category Archives: Sikkim

Whatsapp stops functioning on older versions of Android, iOS and Windows!

WhatsApp has pulled the plug on support for smartphones running older versions of Android, iOS and Windows Phone operating systems. WhatsApp has announced its plan to stop supporting older versions of these mobile OSes in order to divert the resources ...Read More

No end to brutal animal killings: 2 Naga Constables accused of cooking cats/dogs in Delhi!

At a time when calls against brutality towards animals is gaining momentum and people from Northeast India are striving hard to come out of the stereotypical tag of being 'Dog Eaters', it is sad to see that some of our ...Read More

Sikkim: Devika Gurung’s fidgety fingers selected for Upstart Award 2016-17

Devika Gurung’s Fidgety Fingers, a social entrepreneurship project in Sikkim has been shortlisted as one of the finalists for the UPSTART award 2016-17. The 15-month-old venture initiated by Devika Gurung of Gangtok has been selected under the social sector services ...Read More

Petrol hiked by Rs 1.29 per litre, diesel by Rs 97 paise a litre

Following the recent spurt in oil prices to well over $50 a barrel, state-run Indian Oil Corp (IOC) on Sunday hiked prices of petrol by Rs 1.29 a litre, and of diesel by 97 paise, both at Delhi and effective ...Read More

5 facts about Sikkim’s Wonder Fruit Yacon “GROUND APPLE”

Yacon (Smallanthus sonchifolious) also known as Ground Apple is a plant of the Asteraceae family. The other members of this family include Sunflower, Jerusalem artichoke and Dahlia. This highly demanded healthy root-fruit worldwide, now Yacon cultivation has started in beautiful ...Read More

5 Northeast Indians who broke stereotypes and became trailblazers in 2016!

As we step into the year 2017 in full fervor and frenzy with renewed spirits, leaving behind the past and moving forward to seeking new heights in future, let us look back to 2016 and recall some common people from ...Read More

Five deadliest Northeast insurgent attacks in 2016

#1. GNLA BLAST IN WILLIAMNAGAR MARKET: Seven persons including a woman were injured in an Improvised explosive device (IED) triggered blast in Meghalaya's East Garo Hills district. Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) cadre Ajan Ch Momin alias Jimmy, who is in ...Read More

This list of young entrepreneurs from Northeast India will leave you inspired!

ASSAM Riddhinil Roy  Riddhinil Roy is a 23-yr-old CEO from Assam and became the founder and CEO at Connec8ive+, an integrated campus dashboard that brings in feeds and happenings across the campus, even before he completed his college degree. He ...Read More

WATCH- 25 realistic New Year’s Resolutions that you can actually keep!

With the New Year approaching, now is the best time to think about some cool resolutions for the next year. Unfortunately, almost 90% of people who make New Year's resolutions fail to keep them. One of the reasons why the ...Read More

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