Arunachal: Principal receives Rashtriya Shiksha Ratan Award

Arunachal: Principal receives Rashtriya Shiksha Ratan Award

ITANAGAR, December 29, 2017: Sanjiv Kumar Gupta, principal of Itanagar-based Bunny’s Fantasy World School on Thursday received the Rashtriya Shiksha Ratan Award-2017 during the MVLA Trust’s Global Teachers Conference cum Education Summit. Gupta was among three recipients from the Northeast. The two other awardees were from Meghalaya and Sikkim. Union MoS for Social Justice & […]

EDUCATION | Arunachal Pradesh: Rare plant rediscovered after 142 years

EDUCATION | Arunachal Pradesh: Rare plant rediscovered after 142 years

Itanagar, December 23, 2017: In a rare discovery, a plant considered critically endangered and even possibly extinct in the country has been found in Arunachal Pradesh. Ceropegia Lucida, a perennial and extensive twinning herb, was rediscovered after a span of 142 years in the protected Namdapha Tiger Reserve of Arunachal Pradesh by a conservation biologist […]

The Origin and Ancient Migrations of the Khasi People: Genetics Tells the Story

The Origin and Ancient Migrations of the Khasi People: Genetics Tells the Story

The greatest history book ever written is the one hidden in our DNA. Spencer Wells, Director, Genographic Project, National Geographic Society India has a population of 1.2 billion, of which the tribal population of the country, as per the 2011 census, is 104.3 million, constituting 8.6% of the total population. Broadly, Scheduled Tribes inhabit two […]

Arunachal Pradesh: Come 2019, Assamese to be introduced as third language in schools

Arunachal Pradesh: Come 2019, Assamese to be introduced as third language in schools

ITANAGAR, December 21, 2017: Arunachal Pradesh is planning to introduce Assamese language in schools from next year as third language. During a meeting, CM Pema Khandu made an assurance on Tuesday with an eight-member delegation of Assam Sahitya Sabha in Itanagar. The Sabha in a statement said, “The chief minister assured us that he will […]