Daily Archives: 2 January

Northeast India’s very own Alobo Naga gets featured in Discovery Channel!

Nagaland, home to diverse indigenous tribes, with festivals and markets celebrating the different tribes’ culture the magnificence of its beauty and passion of its people, on #Gonortheast that was aired on December 31st at 10 PM on Discovery Channel. Varun, ...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

Arunachal Pradesh: Arunachali girls to represent India at the World Cosplay Summit 2017

ITANAGAR: Girls from Arunachal Juno Pinggam as Kurumi and Chiichi as Kotori from ‘Anime Date’ a live from Arunachal Pradesh have been selected to represent India in the upcoming World Cosplay Summit 2017, to be held at Nagoya, Japan from August ...Read More

Mary Kom under the radar of the BJP ahead of Manipur Legislative Polls

After making inroads in Arunachal Pradesh after the high voltage drama and Assam exit polls 2016 which went their way, the Bharatiya Janata Party(BJP) is trying to set base camp in northeastern state of Manipur and reaching out to none ...Read More

A first hand encounter with Nagaland’s former CM, SC Jamir, one of the finest Naga politicians!

I was privileged to have interviewed Dr. SC Jamir exclusively on many occasions when he was Chief Minister of Nagaland. What I had found one very rare and unique political character in him when he was Chief Minister of Nagaland ...Read More

Controversial Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act (AFSPA) hits Nagaland for six months!

KOHIMA: In November 2016, Government of India(GoI)  extended Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act (AFSPA) in three districts of Arunachal Pradesh- Tirap, Changlang and Longding. In these districts, Naga underground factions including National Socialist Council of Nagaland (Isak-Muivah) and NSCN (Khaplang) are ...Read More

5 facts you should know about Meghalaya’s Prof David R Syiemlieh, the new chairman of UPSC

SHILLONG: From holding the post of a pro-Vice Chancellor of NEHU to a member of the Union Public Service Commission, Prof David R. Syiemlieh has been appointed as the chairman of the UPSC, becoming the second person from Meghalaya to ...Read More

Urmitapa Dutta, recipient of prestigious Martin Luther King Award talks NE insurgency and gender violence

Urmitapa Dutta, Assistant Professor of Psychology at University of Massachusetts of Lowell was recently awarded the very prestigious “Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Distinguished Service Award” for her work on insurgency in the Garo Hills. Urmitapa was born and brought up ...Read More

Football: India takes on Nepal in semi-finals of SAFF Championships today

The Indian women’s football team takes on Nepal in the semi finals of the South Asian Football Federation (SAFF) Championships today. The Indian team will hope to successfully defend their title and are just another step away from the finals. India ...Read More