Hardselling Northeast

Posted by - January 6, 2018

The North East region of the country is increasingly becoming a favoured destination for multitude of people from the rest of the country. These are not just tourists but include prospective investors, innovators, writers and artists alike. The opportunities offered to the varying interest groups are unique in each of the eight states of the

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Vital Role of Silk Industry

Posted by - December 1, 2017

  Silk is a luxurious item and a sign of prestige which is mostly used by affluent people of the society. Silk became a precious commodity highly sought by other countries at a very early time, and it is believed that the silk trade was actually started before the Silk Road was officially opened in

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Economic and Social Value of MFP

Posted by - November 1, 2017

Apart from timber and firewood that are regard as major forest produces, minor forest products (MFPs) also known as non-timber forest products (NTFP)  that include all products obtainable from forest. For numerous forest dwellers across India, particularly people from scheduled tribes, MFP has significant economic and social value. Its uses range from subsistence to raw

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Bamboo is no longer seen as ‘A Poor Man’s Timber’

Posted by - October 5, 2017

India has one of the richest bamboo resources in the World, second only to China in Bamboo production. Bamboo can be regarded as one of the most valuable natural resource available. The cultural significance of Bamboo in Asian culture is profound. Bamboos have thousands of economic applications; hence people call them ‘green gold’, ‘poor man’s

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Role of Handloom Sector

Posted by - September 1, 2017

The handloom sector plays a very vital role in the country’s economy. It is the largest employment provider next only to the agriculture. There is hardly a village where weavers do not exist. The handloom of the Northeast States of India have been widely acclaimed for their indigenous variety and interesting use of color play

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Stand up to Bullying

Posted by - August 1, 2017

Bullying in our institutions needs to be addressed. Adults need to recognise that in the age of ubiquitous electronic communication, the bully cannot be avoided. There is no place to hide, no alternate routes to take, no way to stay out of the bully. In short- no relief. Perhaps because of the nature of social

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Is Youth Employment improving?

Posted by - July 1, 2017

Are the potential energy of the youths in the Northeast copiously explored? Is the Government doing enough to provide youngsters with the opportunity to fully participate in the development of their states as well as the country? Surely, resources and talents inherent with them are not lacking, and some have the potential to be competent

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Music: The Art that goes straight to the Heart

Posted by - May 31, 2017

June 21 is World Music Day (Fete De La Musique), a day the world celebrates the magical gift of music. The Fête de la Musique was founded by Jack Lang, the then French Minister of Culture in Paris in 1982. In the beginning the festival was a humble burst of musical idealism. Within three decades

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Our hard working optimists

Posted by - May 8, 2017

May 14th is the day we celebrate women who have bravely stepped into the role of a mother. I can say from experience that it’s definitely not an easy job, some days leave me shaking my head, but the rewards are infinite. Mothers are the thread that stitch and hold together the fabric of family

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We strive to inform

Posted by - April 1, 2017

It builds a negative effect on the population and yet, we are unaware of it! Patience for a useful news and workout for the spicy news, both are at variance from one another. News must be something happening from around the country, state or the world, which the public should know or be informed of.

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