“Simplicity is powerful”- Pooja Kadel, Playwin Miss Sikkim 2017 contestant

“Simplicity is powerful”- Pooja Kadel, Playwin Miss Sikkim 2017 contestant

-By Yougan Tamang As the day for the grand finale of “Playwin Miss Sikkim 2017”nears and the preparations underway in full swing, we bring to you exclusive interviews of the 17 contestants, giving you an insight of why they are worthy of the win. Today we bring to you contestant number 8: A learner and […]

Assam: Taking crowdfunding to a new level, Wishberry is making wishes come true for film makers!

Assam: Taking crowdfunding to a new level, Wishberry is making wishes come true for film makers!

-Dipankar Sarkar Bhaskar Hazarika’s ‘Kothanodi’ (2015) and Kenny Basumatary’s ‘ Local Kungfu 2’  are the two films from the Northeastern part of India that were successfully crowdfunded using the platfrom of Wishberry, which was originally founded by Priyanka Agarwal in 2009 as a bridal registry website. But by 2011, it became an online charity fundraising […]

Meet Manipur’s Guneshwar Thangjam after whom ‘Thangjam Asteroid’ has been named!  

Meet Manipur’s Guneshwar Thangjam after whom ‘Thangjam Asteroid’ has been named!   

  -Interviewed by Christopher Gatphoh In the movie Deep Impact, a comet on a collision course with planet Earth was named after the teenage amateur astronomer but for North easterners in general it is a proud moment that an asteroid has been named as ‘Thangjam Asteroid’ to honour a scientist from Manipur. Not a work of […]

Meghalaya: Sukharam, Boston to fight as CEM contenders on July 18

Meghalaya: Sukharam, Boston to fight as CEM contenders on July 18

Tura, Jul 11, 2017: The Garo Hills Autonomous District Council (GHADC) is once again set to become the hotbed of politics in Garo Hills following the lifting of the administrative rule by the Meghalaya Governor Banwarilal Purohit and a notification from Raj Bhawan calling for the holding of election to the post of Chief Executive […]

With a grateful heart and positive mind, Sikkim’s Sabnam is all set for ‘Playwin Miss Sikkim 2017’

With a grateful heart and positive mind, Sikkim’s Sabnam is all set for ‘Playwin Miss Sikkim 2017’

-By Yougan Tamang As the day for the grand finale of “Playwin Miss Sikkim 2017”nears and the preparations underway in full swing, we bring to you exclusive interviews of the 17 contestants, giving you an insight of why they are worthy of the win. Today we bring to you contestant number 6: A teenager with […]

Meghalaya: North Liberty HS School in Jowai leads the way in revolutionising ‘Education’ in Meghalaya

Meghalaya: North Liberty HS School in Jowai leads the way in revolutionising ‘Education’ in Meghalaya

JOWAI, July 11: As India is advancing to a digital age, adjustment and adaptation in this new era has slowly started to gain momentum with high-tech approaches being adopted to embrace the wonders and complications of technology in our day to day life. From e-governance in the administrative level and e-complaints in the law enforcement […]

Nagaland: Bridge Collapse in 4th Mile, Dimapur reportedly kills 4

Nagaland: Bridge Collapse in 4th Mile, Dimapur reportedly kills 4

Dimapur, July 11, 2017: As the monsoon continues to shower its fury in many parts of Northeast India, incidences of flood, electrocution, landslides and river swelling leading to deaths of many have become a common phenomena. In yet another such incident, a bridge has collapsed near 4th Mile on the way to Niuland Dimapur, after crossing […]

Manipur CM, Assam Minister, social media react to Amarnath Terror attack that killed 7!

Manipur CM, Assam Minister, social media react to Amarnath Terror attack that killed 7!

July 11, 2017, SRINAGAR:  In what may be termed as one of the worst terror attacks in Jammu and Kashmir, seven pilgrims on the Amarnath Yatra – six of them women – were killed on Monday in a terror attack in Anantnag at about 8:30 pm. At least 19 people were injured in one the […]

Gorkhaland agitation: Injured GJM activist dies in Sikkim hospital!

Gorkhaland agitation: Injured GJM activist dies in Sikkim hospital!

July 11, 2017: A Gorkha Janmukti Morcha activist, who was allegedly injured during a clash with the police on Saturday, died at a hospital in Sikkim on Tuesday, the hospital sources said. Ashok Tamang, a resident of Darjeeling, received grievous injuries after he was allegedly baton-charged in Darjeeling on July 8 during a clash between […]