‘Gyanodaya Express’ to arrive in Assam Saturday

Guwahati, Dec 19 (IANS) — Gyanodaya Express, an initiative of the Indian Railways to expose students to the history... (more...)

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29 tourism projects sanctioned for northeast in 2014

New Delhi, Dec 17 (IANS) — The ministry of tourism has sanctioned 29 tourism projects for the northeastern states in... (more...)

Modi promotes northeast as tourist destination

New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) — Prime Minister Narendra Modi Sunday sought to promote India’s northeast as a tourist... (more...)

Modi congratulates Sikkim CM for completing 20 years in office

New Delhi, Dec 12 (IANS) — Prime Minister Narendra Modi Friday congratulated Sikkim Chief Minister Pawan Kumar Chamling... (more...)

ICMR to study large number of malaria deaths in northeast

Agartala, Dec 10 (IANS) — A team of experts from the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) would study the virulent... (more...)

Attempt to suicide should not be a crime, recommends panel

New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) — The Law Commission of India has recommended that attempt to suicide must be decriminalised,... (more...)

DoNER ministry not useful: Manik Sarkar

Agartala, Dec 9 (IANS) — The union ministry of development of north eastern region (DoNER) has not benefited the northeastern... (more...)

Parliament passes bill for amending SC list

New Delhi, Dec 8 (IANS) — Parliament Monday passed a constitutional amendment bill to add more communities to the existing... (more...)

Chamling to enter 21st year as CM of transformed Sikkim (IANS Special)

By Arvind Padmanabhan New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) — Sikkim Democratic Front leader Pawan Chamling, the longest serving... (more...)

Northeast to be made commercial hub of Southeast Asia: Centre

Agartala, Dec 6 (IANS) — Union Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju said Saturday India’s northeast region... (more...)

Physically challenged kids to go camping in north Bengal hills

Kolkata, Dec 2 (IANS) — Undeterred by their disabilities, over a hundred physically challenged children from across... (more...)

India’s northeast is Natural Economic Zone: Modi

Kisama (Nagaland), Dec 1 (IANS) — Describing India’s northeast as a “Natural Economic Zone”, Prime... (more...)

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Recipe: Perfect for Hanukkah – Crispy Fried Green Tomatoes

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CHONCHUI NGASHANGVA THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW DELHI — Authorities ordered an investigation Friday after at least 24 poor and elderly people went blind following cataract…
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20 Pakistani children infected with HIV after blood transfusions

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