DID YOU KNOW How Guwahati derived its name?

DID YOU KNOW How Guwahati derived its name?

Guwahati or Pragjyotishpura in ancient Assam, Gauhati in the modern era) is the largest city of Assam and Northeastern India, a major riverine port city and one of the fastest growing cities in India, situated on the South Bank of the Brahmaputra River. Many ancient Hindu temples are in the city, giving it the name “City of Temples”. […]

DID YOU KNOW- Gunpowder was 1st used in this state of Northeast India?

DID YOU KNOW- Gunpowder was 1st used in this state of Northeast India?

Many historians believe that it was in Assam where gunpowder was invented. There has been trade between China and Assam in 1st Millennium AD and Assam had certain degree of civilization. British traveler and historian J.B. Traveneer states: “It is believed that it is the same people who in ancient times first discovered gun and […]

Did you know that an ‘Extinct’ Frog was Rediscovered After 150 yrs in NE India?

Did you know that an ‘Extinct’ Frog was Rediscovered After 150 yrs in NE India?

SHILLONG: Did you know that a bizarre frog that breeds inside trees and lays eggs for its tadpoles to eat was rediscovered in Northeast India after 150 years. Last recorded in the wild in 1870, Jerdon’s tree frog was feared extinct until scientists found it during a three-year search that began in 2007. University of Delhi […]

DID YOU KNOW: The only Meghalaya lady who was part of BSF’s ‘Seema Bhawani’ all women biker squad

DID YOU KNOW: The only Meghalaya lady who was part of BSF’s ‘Seema Bhawani’ all women biker squad

January 28, 2018 The people of Meghalaya have yet another special moment to cheer as a local girl serving in Border Security Force participated in the thrilling bike stunt during Republic Day celebration 2018 at the national capital. Luckyshisha Mylliemngap, 26, a resident of Lawsohtun, Shillong is a member of the 106-BSF women contingent which […]

DID YOU KNOW This extraordinary reality about Northeast India?

DID YOU KNOW This extraordinary reality about Northeast India?

January 23, 2018 Northeast India consisting of eight states: Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Sikkim, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland and Tripura; occupies a distinctive place primarily due to its social, cultural, political, geographical and historical features resulting in lack of uniformity, integration and assimilation. As unified it is in conflict ridden issues like ethnic unrest, insurgency, and […]

DID YOU KNOW | Northeast youths know more about India than mainland youngsters

DID YOU KNOW | Northeast youths know more about India than mainland youngsters

TNT News | GUWAHATI, Jan 20, 2018:   Stereotyping gone wrong! People from Northeast India who are often discriminated and considered ‘non-Indians’ by most people from Mainland India knows more about the country’s geography as compared to others from many other states of mainland India. According to latest ‘ASER (Annual Status of Education Report) 2017: […]

DID YOU KNOW | World No. 5 International Kick-boxer is from Meghalaya   

DID YOU KNOW | World No. 5 International Kick-boxer is from Meghalaya   

KNOW YOUR STATE’S ATHLETES  Who said Meghalaya is only about Football. Well, International Kickboxer and World No. 5 Ranking Hameshaniah Suiam proved it wrong! This young athlete who hails from Shangpung in West Jaintia Hills and currently resides in Shillong created history way back in 2014 when he became the first person from Meghalaya to […]