DID YOU KNOW- This Northeast Indian state houses the highest number of clouded leopards in Southeast Asia!

DID YOU KNOW- This Northeast Indian state houses the highest number of clouded leopards in Southeast Asia!

Mizoram’s Dampa Tiger Reserve now holds the distinction of housing the highest number of clouded leopards in Southeast Asia, the state government claimed on Thursday. The density of population of clouded leopards, locally knows as ‘Kelral’, is 5.14 per 100 sq km in the reserve, situated along the Mizoram-Bangladesh-Tripura, it said in a release. The […]

Manipur: Mary Kom becomes 1st Indian to be picked as AIBA representative in Switzerland

Manipur: Mary Kom becomes 1st Indian to be picked as AIBA representative in Switzerland

Imphal, September 24, 2017: Boxer M C Mary Kom will represent the International Boxing Association (AIBA) at International Olympic Committee Athletes’ Forum. Kom, 33, has created history by becoming the first Indian to be picked as the AIBA representative for the IOC Athletes’ Forum scheduled to be held from November 11 to 13 in Lausanne, Switzerland. This will be the […]

DID YOU KNOW- This is the 1st Northeast Indian state to ban cow slaughter!

DID YOU KNOW- This is the 1st Northeast Indian state to ban cow slaughter!

New Delhi: Sikkim has become the first northeastern state to ban cow slaughter with the ruling Sikkim Democratic Front (SDF) – a part of the BJP’s North East Democratic Alliance (NEDA) – passing a Bill in the state assembly on August 29 to prohibit the killing of cows and its female progeny across the state. The legislation, titled Sikkim Prevention […]

Tripura: Tales of Unsung Freedom Fighters from times gone by!

Tripura: Tales of Unsung Freedom Fighters from times gone by!

– By Priyanka Deb Barman AGARTALA, August 15, 2017: Hoisting national flags, singing patriotic songs and recalling great national leaders – Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose, Kshudiram Bose and Mahatma Gandhi etc., who had laid down their lives to get India free from shackles of British colonial rule. But what about the role of freedom fighters from […]

DID YOU KNOW This person drew the partition line between India & Pakistan!

DID YOU KNOW This person drew the partition line between India & Pakistan!

August 15, 2017: Cyril John Radcliffe, 1st Viscount Radcliffe was a British lawyer and Law Lord best known for his role in the partition of British India. Radcliffe was given the chairmanship of the two boundary committees set up with the passing of the Indian Independence Act. He was faced with the daunting task of drawing the borders for the […]

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