The North-east India is one of the most beautiful parts of India. Yet it is not able to attract the flow of tourists like other tourist attractions in the country due to many reasons. Significant among these is the challenge Read More
The North-east Region of India is a region of pristine environment, beautiful landscapes and clean, green surroundings. North-east India is also a biodiversity hotspot and is presently free from the use of pesticides and fertilizers in the agricultural sector. It Read More
Floods in North-east India, particularly in the states of Assam, Arunachal Pradesh and Manipur have virtually become a perpetual phenomenon, occurring year after year, and causing tremendous loss to lives and property. The Union Ministry of DoNER has taken note Read More
The North-east Region of India is one of the richest areas in the world in terms of biological diversity as well as cultural, social and linguistic variability, which has been conserved by the people of this region since a long Read More
Urban growth is a recent phenomenon in North-east India and has now become an emerging trend. According to Census of India (2011), the total total number of cities in the entire North-east region which have a population above above 1,00,000 Read More
According to WWF-India, six young volunteers, including three women, were abducted on Sunday, 6th February 2011 while conducting field monitoring for the All India Tiger Estimation Project in Chirang Forest Division of Western Assam. Three of the abducted women volunteers were released two days later.
H5 strains of Avian Influenza or bird flu have been confirmed in the poultry samples collected from Government Duck Farm in R.K. Nagar in Agartala, Tripura. The samples had been forwarded to ERDDL, Kolkata and High Security Animal Disease Laboratory Read More
We know that every natural resource is precious and needs to be used wisely if we are to sustain our development. One such resource is energy, and is presently harnessed from every conventional source possible. The many proposed dams in the North East Region (NER) are an example to this.
In what may be seen as a New Year’s gift to the three Northeastern states, the Government of India has decided to exclude the entire area of the states of Manipur, Mizoram and Nagaland from the Protected Area regime notified Read More
According to a recent article published in the Guardian, climate change induced rising temperatures and reduced rainfall pattern may well be leading to not just the reduction in yields but also altering the distinctive flavour of India’s most popular drink: Read More