• Parliament panel endorses another anti-corruption bill
    New Delhi, February 6 (IANS): A parliamentary panel Thursday recommended that a bill to amend the Prevention of Corruption Act be passed in the current parliament session itself -- taking the total number of an
  • Garage fire destroys vehicles
    The aftermath of the fire incident at Golghat Road, Dimapur on February 6.   Six vehicles were destroyed in a fire incident at Golaghat Road, Dimapur, in the wee hours of February 6. The unexplained f
  • ‘Take steps to stop discrimination’
    Demand for Anti-Racism Law: Students from the North East on February 6 marched towards the Parliament from Jantar Mantar, demanding an anti-racism law. Protestors hold placards as they participate in a protest
  • IAWS conference seeks to ponder equality, pluralism
    Nandita Haksar addressing the IAWS conference at Guwahati Guwahati, February 5 (MExN): The Indian Association for Women’s Studies (IAWS) opened its 14th National Conference on Women’s Studies o
  • Facebook read daily more than the Bible
    WASHINGTON, February 5 (AP): Facebook’s numbers are epic. More Americans check Facebook daily than read the Bible and it has more monthly users worldwide than most continents have people. Facebook, which
  • 1 killed in mishap
    DIMAPUR, FEBRUARY 5 (MExN): A motorcyclist was killed on the spot when the bike he was riding was reportedly hit by an auto-rickshaw near 4th Mile, Wednesday around 7.30 pm. According to traffic police, the vic
  • Crude grenade blast in Dimapur
    Dimapur, February 5 (MExN): Unknown miscreant(s) lobbed a small, suspected to be home made, crude “grenade” into the compound of a business enterprise (Mata Transport) at Golaghat Road (opposite Wot
    Lok Sabha express solidarity with North East studentsNew Delhi, February 5 (IANS): Lok Sabha members across the spectrum Wednesday expressed their concern over the death here of a youth from Arunachal Pradesh,
  • Voice for Justice
    Voice for Justice: The beating and subsequent death of Nido Tania (19) has made the Lok Sabha acknowledge that “racial discrimination” plagues people from the North East in India. But this came only
  • Reflections
    No forest, no trees, no work but plenty to report on forest and environment management.
  • Bharat Ratna
    India’s cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar, left, receives the “Bharat Ratna” award from President Pranab Mukherjee during an awards ceremony at the Presidential Palace in New Delhi on February 4.
  • CANCER IS CURABLE: Demystifying cancer myths
    New Delhi, February 4 (IANS): Some believe cancer is incurable, quite a few think it is contagious and many others feel it can be caused by hair-dyes and anti-perspirants - myths like these expose our little kn
  • Government sets up 7th pay commission
    New Delhi, February 4 (IANS): The government Tuesday announced setting up of the Seventh Central Pay Commission under the chairmanship of retired Supreme Court judge Ashok Kumar Mathur to review the salaries of
  • Reflections
    That’s the problem with fast-paced development. The depreciation is also equally fast.
  • ‘Will punish the guilty’
    Indian Prime Minister promises effective protection to people from the North EastNew Delhi, February 4 (PTI) Strongly condemning the killing of a student from Arunachal Pradesh here, Prime Minister Manmohan Sin
  • Failed robbery of ATM machine
    A low intensity IED was used in a failed attempt to rob an ATM machine in Dimapur.An attempt to loot a newly installed ATM machine at Duncan Basti ended with the perpetrator(s) barely managing to remove the out
  • Reflections
    Thought you were in school. Where are you flying? Wait let me guess..running errand for the senior students?
  • NE women assaulted, allege police inaction
    New Delhi, February 2 (Agencies): Two women from Manipur were allegedly assaulted last week by some men who hurled racist abuses at them in South Delhi’s Kotla Mubarak area. The incident came to light aft
  • Reflections
    Be patient, we are still exploring various possible angles of this case. Ok?
  • ‘Causes of violence should be solved through dialogue’
    Dalai Lama says just saying we want peace is not enoughGUWAHATI, February 2 (PTI): Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama today called for dialogues with a sense of concern at all levels for solving the problems o