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Eight artists from the North East come together to shed light on the issues pertinent to borders and their land

August 08, 2019 9:03 am

Reminding the viewer of the famous yesteryear black and white Mickey Mouse cartoons are Shillong-based artist Treibor Mawlong’s woodcuts, Hills & Tales, where nine panels question the notion of home.

Manipur airlifted 150 MT of organic pineapples across the country in 2018: CM

July 18, 2019 9:14 pm

Stating that horticulture is a key sector to the economic prosperity of the state, the chief minister stressed the need to focus on some specific items like pineapple, lemon, orange, ginger and Yongchak (tree bean) among others, which are suitable for growing in the state.

Over 1 lakh people affected as Meghalaya's West Garo Hills district gets flooded

July 15, 2019 12:20 pm

Rising waters of the Brahmaputra and the Jinjiram rivers, both flowing from Assam, submerged the low-lying areas of the West Garo hills district, an official said.

Welcome, Rex

February 16, 2019 1:03 am

The first cricketer from Manipur to earn India U-19 stripes is an exciting addition to cricket firmament, paves way for others.

Trains in scenic Northeast routes to get see-through 'Vistadome' coach

January 09, 2019 2:51 pm

The highlight of Vistadome coaches is the glass roof that allows panoramic views of the landscape outside — introduced as a bid to boost tourism in the Northeast region

Meet NT Lalbiakkima — the boxer who trained by running around Mizoram with a heavy stone

July 23, 2018 9:32 pm

His family couldn’t afford dumbbells, but that was no deterrent for 22-year-old NT Lalbiakkima — who trained by running around his village in Mizoram with a heavy stone. Today, he’s one of the most promising names in the Indian boxing circuit.

North east has immense investment potential : Venkaiah Naidu

May 23, 2018 5:59 pm

The life skills acquired by the students from them and the values of ethics, morality, integrity, and compassion are equally important in navigating through the challenges and contribute to building an inclusive New India, Naidu said.

Northeast has potential to be India's new growth engine, need to bring east at par with west: PM in Manipur

March 16, 2018 6:11 pm

"I have always maintained that India's growth story shall never be complete until the eastern part of our country progresses at par with the western part. The northeast can be the new engine of India's growth," Prime Minister Narendra Modi said in Imphal.

My vision for the Northeast is transformation by transportation: PM Modi

February 22, 2018 6:52 pm

Making a strong pitch in both the states, PM Modi said organic farming has a big market globally and the entire Northeast has immense potential for it. Both states will go on polls on February 27 and results will be announced on March 3.

Meghalaya assembly elections: Among BJP promises, job for every youth, reopening mines

February 16, 2018 9:40 am

The BJP, which said it would form the next government in the state despite fielding only 47 candidates in a House of 60 seats, also promised that it will get back on track coal mines that have remained shut following an order of National Green Tribunal in 2014.


Conductor locks Bengaluru girl in bus for 45 minutes

February 26, 2016 5:31 am

Bengaluru, Feb 26 (ANI): A student of Bengaluru’s design school spent harrowing 45 minutes in a BMTC bus after a crew member, along with a few policemen and a mob, allegedly locked her inside the bus near Yelahanka police station. The crew, encouraged by the policemen and mob, allegedly told the woman they would release her only if her friend, who had fled after a clash with the conductor, returns. Deputy Commissioner of Police (North East) PS Harsha on Friday said they have arrested the conductor on the basis of FIR filed by the girl. He further said the conductor has also lodged a complaint against the girl and investigation is going on.

PM Modi interacts with PMRD fellows

February 08, 2016 2:34 pm

New Delhi, Feb 08 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday interacted with over 230 youth, who have been working in rural areas under the Prime Minister's Rural Development Fellows (PMRDF) Scheme of the Ministry of Rural Development. Several participants shared their thoughts on themes such as development of the North-East, rural education, tribal development, organic farming, and welfare of the disabled with PM Modi. The PM appreciated the participants for working with dedication and devotion in rural and backward areas of the country, often withstanding peer and family pressures. The Prime Minister also released a book "Scripting Change", which visually demonstrates the essence of the work being done by PMRD Fellows across the country.