Temperature rose by 2 degree Celsius in Northeast India

Temperature rose by 2 degree Celsius in Northeast India

NEW DELHI: Even as the world has been abuzz on the topic of climate change and its effects, a study suggests that several Indian states, including the northeastern states will be adversely affected by it. Development of the North Eastern Region (DoNER) Minister Jitendra Singh, while addressing the Lok Sabha on Thursday said that the […]

Government teachers to be discarded from double earnings

Government teachers to be discarded from double earnings

SIKKIM: The Human Resource Development Dept. of Sikkim has taken initiative to take stern action against government teachers who held private tuitions and coaching classes and care more about it than their actual employment. The practice of private tuitions by government school teachers is an act against the service conduct rules, HRD Secretary G.P. Upadhyaya […]

NE declared best place in India for positive studies in child sex ratio

NE declared best place in India for positive studies in child sex ratio

Image courtesy: Reuters   New Delhi: The director of ‘Population First’, a trust that advocates gender sensitivity in media reporting and advertising, has disclosed that the northeast has been chosen as the perfect place for positive case studies on child sex ratio, under the Beti Bachao Beti Padhao scheme by the Union Government. Dr. AL […]

Manipal University launches North East Studies Centre

Manipal University launches North East Studies Centre

New Delhi: On Wednesday, Manipal University in Karnataka launched a North East Studies Centre with the aim of focusing on issues pertaining to the NE, ranging across economics, politics, culture and dialects. Arvind Kumar, head of the department of geopolitics and international relations, said that the centre will facilitate the exchange of views on the […]

NorthEast United retain winning spree with 1-0 win against Kolkata

NorthEast United retain winning spree with 1-0 win against Kolkata

Velez celebrates his goal against ATK. Courtesy: isl.com   New Delhi: After three consecutive defeats, NorthEast United FC now seems to be on a winning spree with their second continuous win yesterday, against Athletico de Kolkata. NorthEast beat Kolkata 1-0 with the help of second half substitute Nicolas Leandro Velez. The Argentine striker, who came […]

Centre mulls replicating Nagaland’s VDB model in other states

Centre mulls replicating Nagaland’s VDB model in other states

The Centre is mulling replicating the hugely successful Village Development Board that originated in Nagaland, in other states in the country. The VDB in Nagaland covers about 1,455 villages. It gives the village councils an opportunity to decide on the areas to be prioritised for development. It has had a major impact on rural development […]

Kejriwal assures safety to regional people at NE festival in Delhi

Kejriwal assures safety to regional people at NE festival in Delhi

New Delhi: With the assurance of providing 100 per cent safety to all the North Eastern people in Delhi, state chief minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday inaugurated a three-day North East festival here. Kejriwal, during the festival that aims to woo tourists to the North East, said: “Many unfortunate incidents have taken place in the past […]