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A tale of Pineapple growers’ in Nagaland.

Posted by - November 12, 2020

NeW Bureau Kamsei Thangeo (Molvom village) Summer 2020 which was supposed to be a happy summer for a family of 4 has been spoilt by the ongoing pandemic Covid-19, as we listen to their story it is too overwhelming, Mr. Kamsei said that we usually get enough from the summer harvest for my wife and

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A Brief Glance Into COVID19 Situation: North East India

Posted by - November 12, 2020

BK Murumi Following the first case in December 2019, the world continues to battle against the deadly coronavirus. As of October 2020, there are over 44 million confirmed cases and over 1 million deaths (WHO) owing to the ongoing modern pandemic. While India put up a bold front to barricade the spread of the virus,

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Secrets of Successful Entrepreneurs

Posted by - November 25, 2019

Dr B K Mukhopadhyay Entrepreneur can be successful if and only if………… Any successful entrepreneur is that person who has effective control of commercial undertaking and one who undertakes a business or an enterprise in the true sense of the term. That entrepreneur is an innovative person who maximizes his profits by following new strategies

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Dibrugarh district adopts zero waste lifestyle

Posted by - November 25, 2019

Avik Chakraborty Dibrugarh district administration adopted zero waste lifestyle from waste to resources. Zero waste household concept is an initiative by Dibrugarh district administration to minimize municipal waste to convert waste to resources. Stepping towards a Zero Waste Dibrugarh, Dibrugarh Deputy Commissioner Pallav Gopal Jha formally launched “Adopt Zero Waste lifestyle” an orientation cum awareness

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OMG: Nobel for a JNU Alumnus!

Posted by - November 12, 2019

Tushar Charan Most Indians, including perhaps the ‘Modibhakts and ‘Deshbhakts’, have rejoiced the Nobel Prize for economics to Abhijit Banerjee along with his France-born wife Esther Duflo and Michael Cremer. But among the many congratulatory messages sent to him two deserve to be mentioned in particular because in their own way they are a comment

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Jharkhand’s Tryst with Paid Journalism

Posted by - November 11, 2019

By Allabaksh Not counted among the better off states of India, the mineral rich state of Jharkhand, once part of ‘Bimaru’ Bihar, has unexpectedly beaconed journalists with humble means. They can become richer by at least Rs 15,000 each by simply using their writing abilities to eulogise ‘development’ in the state. If their treatise is

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19 Lakh Excluded from Assam NRC

Posted by - October 23, 2019

Avik Chakraborty More than 19 lakh people in Assam were excluded from the final National Register of Citizens (NRC) list, published on August 31, 2019. The NRC is till date the biggest drive to verify citizenship in India. A total of 3.29 crore people had applied for the NRC of which 3.11 crore made it

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Sadiya village facing erosion threat

Posted by - September 13, 2019

Avik Chakraborty The people of Pohukhuwa village at Sadiya in Tinsukia district of upper Assam are living in fear due to constant erosion from Kundil River. Pohukhuwa village was established before India Independence with 133 houses, however it has remained with only 33 houses today due to erosion in the area. The village Amarpur under

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Advocate for Revamping Namrup Fertiliser Plant

Posted by - September 13, 2019

Avik Chakraborty A six member delegation of the Namrup-based Brahmaputra Valley Fertiliser Corporation Limited (BVFCL) urged Union minister of Chemicals and Fertilisers DV Sadananda Gowda to revamp the fertiliser plant which is witnessing a sharp decline in production in recent years. The BVFCL members met union minister of Chemicals and Fertilisers DV Sadananda Gowda in

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Agricultural Growth: Speed, Skill and Stability a Must

Posted by - September 13, 2019

Dr B K Mukhopadhyay Let us begin with positive news: around one-third of the world’s farms have adopted more environmentally friendly practices while continuing to be productive, according to a very recent global assessment by 17 scientists in five countries. For arriving at the result he researchers analyzed various practices, including organic farming, that use

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