Category Archives: Citizen Journalists

5 movies by Padma Bhushan awarded film director Jahnu Barua from Assam you cannot miss!

Veteran Assamese film director Jahnu Barua turned 62 on September 17. As a multiple National Award-winning filmmaker who hails from Bokota Chand Bessa, a tiny district in Assam, the obscurity of his work on a mass scale cannot go unnoticed. His ...Read More

The unending Assam Tea Crisis and its implications

People from other states know Assam for two things – 1) Kaziranga 2) Tea. Both have been in the news last month for controversial reasons - Kaziranga has been in the news for forced eviction of the subalterns who, according ...Read More

Award Winning Assamese Films that have made Northeast proud in Signs festival, 2016

Short films in the form of both fiction and non-fiction have been a very useful medium for filmmakers from Northeastern part of India to express their concerns, ideas and creative endeavours to the rest of the world. In the past ...Read More

Directors who made Northeast India proud in Mumbai Film Festival this year!

In the past few years the Jio MAMI Mumbai Film Festival has earned the reputation of being christened as one of the best International film festivals of the country. The Mumbai Academy of Moving Image (MAMI) organizes the event every ...Read More

Why choose a glass of wine over internet?

We'd often say that, wouldn't we? If we were in the scenario? Like hell, you wouldn't! We have to admit that the Internet has made life a lot easier for us, by making information easily accessible, and creating connections around ...Read More

Meet the man behind NH7 Weekender, the happiest music festival in Shillong

After a successful first edition last year which hosted acts like The Wailers and Megadeth, the NH7 Weekender is heading back to Shillong on 21st and 22nd October. Jade Lyngdoh speaks to Vijay Nair, CEO of Only Much Louder (OML) ...Read More

In conversation with Padma Shri awarded writer from Arunachal Pradesh, Mamang Dai.

Mamang Dai is a poet and novelist who lives in Itanagar, Arunachal Pradesh. She was correspondent with the Hindustan Times, the Telegraph and The Sentinel newspapers and former President, Arunachal Pradesh Union of working journalists. She also worked with World ...Read More

Can India tap Northeast’s architectural know-how to minimize the impending Earthquake disaster?

A mega earthquake is overdue in the Northeast. Can India tap into the region’s architectural know-how to minimize the disaster? August has brought a series of earthquakes to India and its neighbourhood. In the last few weeks the earth has shaken in ...Read More

Meghalaya: To mine or not to mine- Uranium

The attitude of the current Meghalaya state government in ‘daring’ the UCIL to  mine  at  their  own  risk  is flabbergasting in response to the tender notice  related  to  the  expression  of  interest  (EOI) issued by Uranium Corporation  of  India Limited (UCIL) on the ...Read More

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