Northeast India’s gradual preference to E-Cigarettes may not be a good sign!

Northeast India’s gradual preference to E-Cigarettes may not be a good sign!

GUWAHATI | December 14, 2017 There is a slow but gradual increase in the use of electronic cigarettes or e-cigarettes in some NE states, revealed a latest Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS) released last month. E-cigarette, also called vape, is an alternative to paper cigarettes which functions by heating a liquid composed of nicotine and […]

DID YOU KNOW that India’s finest weed is found in the Northeast

DID YOU KNOW that India’s finest weed is found in the Northeast

Manipur’s Marijuana  has been considered as the best weed in the country. As stories keep on surfacing of smuggling contraband opium, there are reasons which make this state a favorable entity for such clandestine operations. Owing to its geographical compulsions, Manipur has become a source, destination and transit point for Opium, Heroin, Marijuana and other […]

World AIDS Day: Northeast India stands on the brink of HIV crisis- Denial, a major problem!

World AIDS Day: Northeast India stands on the brink of HIV crisis- Denial, a major problem!

December 1, 2017 Living with HIV is not a joke, especially if the society around the patient is one that looks upon them in utter disgust instead of being supportive and helping them combat it with strength by providing them emotional support. In Northeast India, there are thousands (only as per statistics not inclusive of […]

HEALTH | Five Facts on World AIDS day

HEALTH | Five Facts on World AIDS day

1. World AIDS Day takes place on the 1st December each year. It’s an opportunity for people worldwide to unite in the fight against HIV, to show support for people living with HIV, and to commemorate those who have died from an AIDS-related illness. Founded in 1988, World AIDS Day was the first ever global […]

HEALTH | Eat garlic to fight chronic infections

HEALTH | Eat garlic to fight chronic infections

WASHINGTON D.C. [USA], November 29, 2017: Garlic can help you fight chronic infections, a study suggests. Ajoene, an active sulphurous compound found in the pungent vegetable, when combined with antibiotics helps break down a bacteria’s defenses. ‘We really believe this method can lead to treatment of patients, who otherwise have poor prospects. Because chronic infections […]

TNT FEATURE | Keeping alive the stories behind Naga Cuisine with Chef Joel Basumatari

TNT FEATURE | Keeping alive the stories behind Naga Cuisine with Chef Joel Basumatari

SHWETA RAJ KANWAR | November 18, 2017 “One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well.” — Virginia Woolf, A Room of One’s Own Good food is often said to be directly proportional to a person’s mood and thereby to his over all existence. After all, it is food that determines our […]