Monthly Archives: February 2017

Assam: Kaziranga documentary lands BBC in trouble; banned for 5 years from tiger reserves!

NAGPUR: Stung by a BBC documentary questioning India's aggressive protection measures at Kaziranga national park in Assam, the National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) that governs all tiger reserves in the country has imposed a ban on the network and its ...Read More

Meet the Pinnacle, a group of artists from Meghalaya who will make you dance to their beat!

"Dancing is an art. The floor is my canvas and I am the Brush. And whatever I create comes from the heart" The saying 'Dancing is an art' fit in perfectly with the charismatic and enthusiastic dancing group from Shillong, Pinnacle who ...Read More

Arunachal Pradesh: Progressive farmer wins ‘Farmer of the Year’ award 2017

FEB 28: Bodumba, a progressive farmer of Namthung village in West Kameng district of Arunachal Pradesh has been conferred the ‘Krishak Samrat Samman’ (Farmer of the Year – Male) 2017 under the category of ‘More than 20 acre’ in recognition of his remarkable ...Read More

Meghalaya: NGT imposes ban on illegal activities along Jowai’s lifeline — Myntdu River

JOWAI, Feb 28: The National Green Tribunal (NGT), Eastern Zone in an interim order imposed a blanket ban on all illegal activities alongside Myntdu river that surrounds Jowai town in West Jaintia Hills. The order bans extraction of sand, collection ...Read More

Manipur Poll 2017: UNC to oppose Congress in the upcoming elections, lends support to UNF

IMPHAL, Feb 28: The United Naga Council (UNC) which still refuses to lift the economic blockade in two national highways in Manipur since November 1, has said it would oppose Congress in the Assembly election to be held on March ...Read More

Shillong to host the Mumbai International Film Festival (MIFF) in NEHU campus

Shillong : The state  will witness a number of film screenings as the Mumbai International Film Festival (MIFF) which descends on the NEHU campus come March 1 next. It is a three-day non competitive documentary, short and animation Film Festival which ...Read More

Tripura: Four youths in police dragnet for alleged involvement in gang-rape incident!

Agartala: Police arrested four youths last night in connection with an alleged gang-rape incident that took place at Longtarai Valley sub-division in Dhalai district on February 25 last. Accordingto report, the accused persons were identified as Ajay Tripura, Kufala Tripura,Chakra ...Read More

Meghalaya: For the 1st time ever, NEIGRIHMS gives representation for resident doctors

SHILLONG, Feb 28: With an aim to  to ensure the welfare of resident doctors of NEIGRIHMS and to form a common interaction ground for resident doctors, the premier institute in the region has given a representation to the former, for ...Read More

Meet Sikkim’s Chewang Lama a passionate racer whose creating waves in the region!

Ever since Chewang Lama, was a kid he was fond of cars, always looking for a chance to get behind the wheel,be it on the lap of his driver as he couldn't reach the pedals. By the age of 12 ...Read More