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 […]

A delicacy called ‘Smoked Meat’ in Northeast India- How it could lead to Cancer!

A delicacy called ‘Smoked Meat’ in Northeast India- How it could lead to Cancer!

Northeast India is renowned, among other things, for its exquisite cuisine, of which smoked meat occupies an important place. From Nagaland’s Smoked Pork to the Garos’ smoked meaty delights in Meghalaya, this dish is as addictive as it sounds. It is very interesting to note that excess meat is processed and preserved by drying or by […]

Tripura: Health sub-centre remains closed consecutively for seven months

Tripura: Health sub-centre remains closed consecutively for seven months

TRIPURA, December 21, 2017: A health Sub-centre in Shikaribari area, Ambassa sub-division of Dhalai district has remained closed for the last seven months causing inconvenience to the local people due to land dispute. As per sources, Shikaribari health sub-centre which remained closed for seven months was inaugurated in the year 2010 but has remained non […]

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 […]

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 […]