MEGHALAYA | Shillong businessman only one from NE to receive Dr. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam Lifetime Achievement Award

MEGHALAYA | Shillong businessman only one from NE to receive Dr. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam Lifetime Achievement Award

Shillong, October 20, 2017: A businessman from Shillong, Pawan Bawri has been awarded with “Dr. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam Lifetime Achievement Award”, for his outstanding achievements in the chosen field of activity in Northeast along with a “Gold Medal” and a “Certificate of Excellence”. It may be mentioned that he is the only one […]

Breaking: Major Gogoi, who tied civilian to jeep gets award from Indian Army

Breaking: Major Gogoi, who tied civilian to jeep gets award from Indian Army

May 22: Major Leetul Gogoi, who tied a civilian to an army jeep as a human shield in Kashmir, has been awarded by the Indian Army for counter-insurgency operations. Army Chief General Rawat has awarded Gogoi with a commendation card for ‘sustained efforts’ on counter-insurgency operations. In April this year, the video of a civilian tied […]

Three districts from Northeast India awarded in Centre’s flagship schemes

Three districts from Northeast India awarded in Centre’s flagship schemes

Agartala/Guwahati, April 22, 2017: Three districts in Assam, Tripura and Mizoram got awards for the execution of the central government’s flagship schemes in agriculture and the power sector, officials said on Saturday. According to an official from the Tripura government’s agriculture department, Gomati district in southern Tripura got the Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana (PMFBY) award […]

Meghalaya’s Living Root Bridge gets nominated for National Innovation Foundation

Meghalaya’s Living Root Bridge gets nominated for National Innovation Foundation

SHILLONG: Meghalaya’s living  root-bridge has been nominated for the prestigious National Innovation Foundation award for grassroots innovations and outstanding traditional knowledge, officials said here today. It is a community-driven innovation by forest dwellers in the southern slopes of of the state. The recognition is not for any single community, but for all communities who are engaged […]

Assam: Tezpur University Professor to receive National Teacher Award!

Assam: Tezpur University Professor to receive National Teacher Award!

GUWAHATI: Tezpur University vice-chancellor Mihir K Chaudhuri has been honoured with the Academic Excellence Award 2017 by Amity University, Noida, and the Acharya PC Ray Memorial Award 2015 instituted by the Indian Chemical Society, Kolkata. The first award will be presented to Chaudhuri at the 17th International World Summit ‘INBUSH ERA 2017’ hosted by Amity […]

Sikkim stands out among Northeast Indian states for National Award!

Sikkim stands out among Northeast Indian states for National Award!

With Northeast Indian at he forefront of innumerable achievements to their credit, another state from the region has set an examplle for all other 7 states in the region. North Sikkim has been nominated for the award “Effective Community Engagement “under Beti Bachao Beti Padhao at New Delhi on the occasion of Girl child day […]

Meghalaya: Science slam through Khasi folklore bags top prize!

Meghalaya: Science slam through Khasi folklore bags top prize!

Kolkata: A young Indian researcher, whose presentation integrated a popular Khasi folk tale with scientific findings to explain the occurrence of a particular parasitic worm in northeast India, has won the top honour in the EURAXESS Science Slam India contest for teaching current science to a diverse audience in an entertaining way. Science Slam is […]