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Northeast Not Homogenous But Diverse Grouping of Communities

By Vishnu Makhijani Some years ago, I was startled at a seminar titled "Seeking our collective peace: The northeast India diaspora looks into solutions for peace and development in...

Vikas Khanna’s Upcoming Book To Focus On Grains And Northeast

Michelin-starred Chef Vikas Khanna, who was here for a masterclass and launch of Quaker Whole Oats, says his next book will focus on grains...

Northeast Will Now Be Connected With Gas Pipeline

Petroleum and Natural Gas Regulatory Board (PNGRB) member S. Rath on Thursday said that the plans are afoot to connect the northeastern states with...

Aboriginals of Manipur prefer larger families to ensure their Safety in their Homeland

In the state of Manipur, having larger families is often encouraged Locals fear they will soon be outnumbered by the non-locals and immigrants ...

Manipur-New favorite destination for backpackers

Backpackers on a shoe-string budget who want to live with nature and see rare flora and fauna not found anywhere in the world and...

Singing bird species discovered in northeast

A new species of bird with soothing tone was discovered by a team of international scientists. This is a new species of bird, observed...

Sikkim showing way in organic agriculture: PM Modi

Sikkim: Prime Minister Narendra Modi praised Sikkim and its endeavor to become an organic state. In all aspects, Sikkim has assumed leadership in organic...

Northeast can set off second green revolution: ICAR director

Agartala: The mountainous northeastern region, which comprises eight states, occupies eight percent of India's land area and is home to four percent of the population,...

Northeast India can be ‘central actor’ in water co-operation

Kolkata: India's northeast could be the "central actor" in water and energy co-operation in the sub-regional grouping of Bangladesh, Bhutan, India and Nepal (BBIN) given...

BJP opens account in Manipur assembly, wins two seats in by-polls

Imphal: The BJP on Tuesday opened its account in the Manipur assembly by winning by-elections in two assembly constituencies, polling for which were held on...

Invest in northeast: DoNER minister to women entrepreneurs

Guwahati: DoNER Minister Jitendra Singh on Tuesday invited women entrepreneurs from across the country to invest in the northeast and take the lead in developing...

North-east traders aim to expand trade via Pragati Maidan fair

"We have fests and exhibitions in Nagaland too and we earn profit. Delhi is expensive, but we are here to find new customers and to promote our products," said Asezo Khanyo, a weaver from Nagaland.

Northeast to benefit from Act East policy, JICA to invest $1.5 bn

New Delhi:  Preceding Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s visit to India in December, the Japanese International Cooperation Agency (JICA) agreed to invest in building road...

Why Northeast needs Central attention

By Surbhi Moudgil A nation intending but failing miserably at addressing a long standing regional problem, shows nothing but an abject failure of its strategic planning. Northeast...

Tripura’s unique Durga Puja is 500 years old and funded by state

Agartala: A Durga Puja that is over 500 years old and is sponsored by the Tripura govenrment continues to be a draw for devotees in...

Sikkim to get airport by next year: Minister

Gangtok: A domestic airport will be built in Sikkim by next December, Minister of State for Culture and Tourism Mahesh Sharma said here on Thursday. "The...

Cabinet clears revised cost for Myanmar-northeast sea-road route

New Delhi: The union cabinet on Wednesday approved the revised cost estimate for a multi-modal transit transport project passing through Myanmar that will provide...

Should NITs in Northeast get international guidance?

By NewsGram Staff Writer Agartala: Union Human Resource Development Minister Smriti Irani on Friday expressed her desire to facilitate all-round development to the National Institute of...

Northeast airports lack night landing facilities: Minister

New Delhi: Four major airports in the northeastern states of Assam, Mizoram and Meghalaya do not have night landing facilities, Minister of State for Civil...

12 new railway lines being constructed in northeast

  New Delhi: Work on 12 new railway lines with a total length of 1,248 km is being taken up in the northeast, an official statement...

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