2017 in flashback: How Assamese cinema progressed this year

2017 in flashback: How Assamese cinema progressed this year

By DIPANKAR SARKAR | December 29, 2017 Northeast Indian film making space is no longer at an infant stage. A slew of films made on low as well as big budgets and displaying a profound sense of originality and craft made the region boast of a transition, which completely satisfies the contemporary requirements of excellence […]

Northeast India’s bizarre foods that can actually heal you!

Northeast India’s bizarre foods that can actually heal you!

Some of us have seen all kinds of bizarre food eaten by many but do we know that some of these food are used to treat numerous diseases. Many would not even dare to think of touching them, just the thought of eating earthworms or cockroaches might make some of you puke but hey! there is […]

Assam: Prostitution, a booming business in the heart of Silchar- A TNT investigation!

Assam: Prostitution, a booming business in the heart of Silchar- A TNT investigation!

By Swapnaneel Bhattacharjee  April 21, 2017: Even as the government has taken various initiatives to prevent trafficking of women in the country, the existence of an organised red-light area in the heart of Silchar town, the headquarters of Cachar district, explicitly reveals how prostitution over the years has become a booming business here. This not […]

Is Right to Freedom a threat to itself in Northeast and India? — By Shweta Raj Kanwar

Is Right to Freedom a threat to itself in Northeast and India? — By Shweta Raj Kanwar

-By Shweta Raj Kanwar Freedom is what Freedom does, so goes the saying! However, today, we often tend to interchangeably use the terms ‘Freedom’ and ‘Liberty’ without understanding the true meaning of the context and what we are or are not entitled to do. In simple terms, Freedom is the absence of any outside constraint […]

Media playing ‘Art of War’ in Sikkim: Will Doklam stand off see no solution!

Media playing ‘Art of War’ in Sikkim: Will Doklam stand off see no solution!

-By Christopher Gatphoh Know thy self, know thy enemy. A thousand battles, a thousand victories.-Sun Tzu The Chinese are sharpening their claws in the Doklam area and India sends its master spy Ajit Doval to calm the currents. Hindi-Chini-Bhai-Bhai has just been revived again and this time the media is adding more spice into it. […]

DID YOU KNOW: ‘Zero’ might have originated in Northeast India!

DID YOU KNOW: ‘Zero’ might have originated in Northeast India!

Golaghat : The knowledge around Zero had accorded a unique distinction to India in its immense application on Astronomy and Mathematics. But, according to a latest finding, the place of birth of Zero could be Northeast India’s Assam. A piece of half broken stone inscription measuring 15x 9 centimetre had led to the revelation. This […]