northeast india

Dawki: A divine discovery in Meghalaya

Dawki: A divine discovery in Meghalaya

March 24, 2021

When Deepak Kumar, a second-year student of Psychology at the University of Delhi, visited Dawki in January this year, he felt it was nothing less than a fairy-tale in real life. “A boat takes you along the gleaming stream that has different kinds of fish and snakes floating be...

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Loktak lake: the floating wonder in Manipur

Loktak lake: the floating wonder in Manipur

October 29, 2019

Being the largest fresh water lake in north-east India, Loktak lake is like an entire ecosystem in itself with a rich varied collection of flora and fauna.

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India’s National Register of Citizens

India’s National Register of Citizens

August 9, 2018

The final draft of National Register of Citizen, prepared in the troubled north-eastern state of Assam, has raised more issues than it solves and left over four million stranded, potentially as stateless persons. Political blame game has already begun, further clouding the fate o...

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The changing face of airports in north-east India

The changing face of airports in north-east India

December 21, 2017

The government plans to upgrade various airports in the north-east by 2020. As part of the Act East Policy, the redevelopment is seeking support from the government as well as the Airports Authority of India.

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Natural Wonders of North East India

Natural Wonders of North East India

September 5, 2017

The eastern-most region of India collectively referred to as Northeast India is known for its extensively diverse lineage of flora and fauna and poetry-inspiring scenic beauty.

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NGO Series: Gumin Rego Kilaju

NGO Series: Gumin Rego Kilaju

March 6, 2017

Gumin Rego Kilaju (GRK), in Arunachal Pradesh, a north-eastern state of India, is working for preservation of community spirit and sustainable living through various activities.

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BasCon 2017 strengthens heritage and culture

BasCon 2017 strengthens heritage and culture

February 28, 2017

The silent forests in Basar, in Arunachal Pradesh, saw a coming together of locals and visitors to celebrate the Galo harvest festival and a cultural exchange through the arts, keeping alive traditions through time.

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Basar in Arunachal Pradesh to host artist residency

Basar in Arunachal Pradesh to host artist residency

February 2, 2017

Basar Residency, bringing together a community of creative people in Arunachal Pradesh, will conclude with a celebration themed on a confluence of traditional and contemporary arts.

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God’s own Garden –Mawlynnong

God’s own Garden –Mawlynnong

October 15, 2016

Encapsulated in the mystic clouds of Meghalaya in the northeast, Mawlynnong, a hamlet with merely 82 households is deemed the cleanest village in India - an eco-tourism initiative garnering a lot of curiosity worldwide.

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Indian Human rights activist to end the longest hunger strike ever

Indian Human rights activist to end the longest hunger strike ever

July 27, 2016

Most Indians may not know her. Having refused food and water since November 2, 2000, Sharmila is all set to end her hunger strike on 9th August this year and plans to contest polls inthe North East India state of Manipur, her home state.

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Rio Olympic Games 2016

Rio Olympic Games 2016

April 23, 2016

After 52 years, an Indian gymnast has finally made it to Olympics and when this gymnast is a woman, it makes it the first ever for an Indian woman gymnast. Dipa Karmakar is a name that has been dominating all the media channels be it print, digital or television, since a few days...

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