Arunachal Pradesh: Pasighat ALG finally sees first private flight

Arunachal Pradesh: Pasighat ALG finally sees first private flight

ITANAGAR, April 24, 2018: Pasighat, an inched closer to air connectivity on Monday with Alliance Air conducting the first successful proving test flight with the twin-turboprop, ATR 42. The Advance Landing Ground at Pasighat, East Siang was formally inaugurated in August 2016 after it was renovated by the Indian Air Force as part of a […]

Arunachal Pradesh, Sikkim & Meghalaya to roll out intra-State e-way bill from April 25

Arunachal Pradesh, Sikkim & Meghalaya to roll out intra-State e-way bill from April 25

The Hindustan Times | April 23, 2018 In keeping with its plan to roll out the e-way bill system for the intra-State transport of goods in a phased manner, the GST Council on Monday announced the third phase, from April 25, in which the system will become applicable for Arunachal Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Meghalaya, Sikkim, and […]

Foreigners can now travel to Nagaland, Mizoram, Manipur unrestricted

Foreigners can now travel to Nagaland, Mizoram, Manipur unrestricted

PTI | April 23, 2018 Foreign tourists, except those from Pakistan, China and Afghanistan, would now be allowed to visit some of the most pristine locations of the country which, so far, were out of bounds for them without a special permit, officials said on Monday. The Home Ministry has decided to relax the six-decade-old […]

Centre asks Northeast states to expedite digitization of PDS to check fraud

Centre asks Northeast states to expedite digitization of PDS to check fraud

IANS | Agartala, April 23, 2018: The Union government has asked the northeastern states to expedite the computerization of the Public Distribution System (PDS) to ensure greater efficiency and transparency, and to check large-scale fraud. “After the digitization of ration cards and computerization of PDS, transparency and performance of the government-sponsored food supply system will […]

Arunachal Pradesh: 2 soldiers killed, one feared missing after army vehicle falls into river

Arunachal Pradesh: 2 soldiers killed, one feared missing after army vehicle falls into river

ITANAGAR, April 23, 2018: In a tragic incident, two soldiers, lance naik Parsuram K. and sipahi B. Amarnath, died after the truck they were travelling in fell into the Kundil river near Kabang village in Arunachal Pradesh’s Lower Dibang Valley district on Sunday morning. The truck was carrying 18 jawans, of whom 15 were rescued, while […]

IWL 2018 and neglected plight of women’s football in Northeast- Do we still have hope?

IWL 2018 and neglected plight of women’s football in Northeast- Do we still have hope?

By SHWETA RAJ KANWAR | April 22, 2018 While football has been a household sport in many states of Northeast India where men and women both are seen to play this game with gusto and enthusiasm, it was discouraging to see that only one state- Manipur represented the entire region in a national football league […]

Here are Northeast India’s best locally brewed wine across the country!

Here are Northeast India’s best locally brewed wine across the country!

India’s local spirits have always been a favorite among the wine aficionados and  connoisseurs alike. The locally brewed flavors are a hit  which typically sets them apart from the drinks available at local bars. A look at some of these will give a glimpse into the varied cultural influences which added to taste of wine over a period of […]

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