Tourism Remains Stagnant As Connectivity Yet to Improve in NER

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... Read more »

Industrial Growth and North-east Region: Need to Tread Carefully

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... Read more »

Floods A Persistent Problem In Assam, Arunachal and Manipur

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.... Read more »

Challenges in Preserving Traditional and Cultural Knowledge of NER

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... Read more »

Urban Environmental Challenges Now Emerging in North-east India

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... Read more »

The Wild Side of the Wild

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... Read more »

Bird Flu Confirmed in Agartala Farm, Culling of Poultry Ordered

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... Read more »

On the State Intervention in Combating Electricity Crisis in Manipur

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... Read more »

Foreigners to No Longer Require PAP for Entering Manipur, Mizoram and Nagaland

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... Read more »

Watch Out! Climate Change May Be Altering the Taste of Your Tea

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... Read more »