Earthquake jolts Northeast India for the 2nd time in October!

Earthquake jolts Northeast India for the 2nd time in October!

An earthquake of moderate intensity measuring 3.6 on the Richter scale with a depth of 10 km struck Shillong and adjoining areas at around 4.13 pm on Friday afternoon. As per the Met department, the epicenter of the earthquake was somewhere in  East Khasi Hills District of Meghalaya. Earlier, a 4.7 magnitude earthquake also struck parts […]

NE8x organizes Northeast India’s first online-only startup event

NE8x organizes Northeast India’s first online-only startup event

NE8 Startups, an exclusive acceleration platform for new age startups and rising Entrepreneurs in Northeast India recently hosted the first Online startup event for Northeast India entrepreneurs, via FB Live. NE8x, that organizes independent events under NE8 Startups, organized the NE8x Saturday Edition Online Event using FB LIVE feature that took place Live on Oct […]

Deficient rainfall in Northeast India for second consecutive monsoon

Deficient rainfall in Northeast India for second consecutive monsoon

The mountainous Northeast of India, comprising eight states, has recorded deficient rainfall for the second consecutive monsoon season, and experts have red-flagged rapid urbanisation and deforestation as reasons for the fall in precipitation in the region. According to the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD), the Northeast recorded 89 per cent of the long period average (LPA) […]

Good news for Northeastern Spice Jet travellers

Good news for Northeastern Spice Jet travellers

In line with the Indian government’s policy of extending air connectivity to remote parts of the country, especially states in the northeast, SpiceJet has now commenced new services linking Aizawl, the capital of Mizoram, with Kolkata and Guwahati. Both routes offer onward connections to and from Delhi. “Our new direct flights from Aizawl… reflect our […]

Manipur University Crisis: Manipur Govt seeks Centre’s intervention

Manipur University Crisis: Manipur Govt seeks Centre’s intervention

IMPHAL: Concerned over the plight of the students of Manipur University, the Manipur Education Minister Kh. Ratan Kumar has sought the intervention of the Union Minister for Human Resource Development Prakash Javadekar, seeking the centre’s help in solving the prevailing crisis in the varsity. Requesting the centre to find an immediate solution to the present […]

Battered by heavy rains, Northeast India likely to experience dry weather in the coming days

Battered by heavy rains, Northeast India likely to experience dry weather in the coming days

Since the last two days, the entire Northeast India has been receiving extremely heavy rainfall. So much so that on October 12, the entire East and Northeast India received 172% surplus rains. The interesting point is that till October 10 only scattered light rainfall occurred over the region. As reiterated by Skymet Weather, that rain […]

Upper Cyclonic Circulation could bring more rain for Northeast India

Upper Cyclonic Circulation could bring more rain for Northeast India

Another upper air cyclonic circulation which was noted to be over West Assam now lies over Meghalaya. During the last 24 hours, moderate to heavy rains were observed over most parts of Northeast states, Sub-Himalayan West Bengal including Sikkim. In span of 24 hours from 8:30 am on Wednesday, Cherrapunji observed extremely hefty showers of 181.3 mm, […]