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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Rains, thunder squalls to continue lashing Northeast India in next 24-48 hours

Rains, thunder squalls to continue lashing Northeast India in next 24-48 hours

Guwahati, April 21, 2018:  Northeastern states have been recording extremely good pre Monsoon rains. In the past day, light to moderate rain with few heavy spells was recorded in Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram, Meghalaya, and Tripura. In the last 24 hours from 8:30 am on Friday, North Lakhimpur recorded rain to the tune […]

Centre gives nod for death penalty for raping children below 12

Centre gives nod for death penalty for raping children below 12

IANS | New Delhi, April 21, 2018: The Union Cabinet, at a meeting chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Saturday approved an ordinance on the death penalty for those convicted of raping children below the age of 12. The decision came a day after the Ministry of Women and Child Development told the Supreme […]

Sikkim University without permanent campus even after 10 years; students express resentment

Sikkim University without permanent campus even after 10 years; students express resentment

The Telegraph | April 20, 2018 Gangtok: Students of Sikkim University on Thursday boycotted classes and staged demonstrations at several spots of the varsity located along NH10 to protest against delay in the construction of the permanent campus of the 10-year-old central institution. The students have also planned an indefinite gherao of the administrative block of the […]

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