Be bold for a change

Posted by - March 1, 2017

International Women’s Day (March 8) is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action for accelerating gender parity. International Women’s Day (IWD) has been observed since in the early 1900’s – a time of great expansion and turbulence in the industrialised world

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On the romantic theme of Valentine’s Day

Posted by - February 1, 2017

Christmas is now a thing of the past (even if the festive weight gain isn’t) and New Year is also now a distant memory so now thoughts are turning to what things are on the calendar for 2017. Before Easter eggs are devoured, there’s a day most ‘loved-up’ couples adore but most singletons dread –Valentine’s

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Night Bazaars/Carnivals: A platform for young entrepreneurs

Posted by - January 5, 2017

Dear readers, I hope your year has been rich in successes by your own measure, full of moments of grace and adventure. The Northeast Window wishes you a Happy, challenging, and creative New Year. We hope that 2017 is an awesome year for you. Night bazaars/carnivals happen every year during the festive season and the

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HIV AIDS: Concerted and Holistic Approach required

Posted by - December 1, 2016

India has the third largest HIV epidemic in the world and in the Northeast area, states with the highest prevalence are Manipur, Mizoram and Nagaland. Inside the issue of December, we attempt to deliver exposé on what caused the outbreak in the Northeast region and how the State AIDS Control Societies based in all the

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Biodiversity of Medicinal Plants

Posted by - November 1, 2016

Nature has offered and bestowed us with a large collection of useful herbs, plants and trees. A plethora of herbs are utilized for the treatment of health disorders. The use of plants as medicines pre-dates written human history. Various parts of plants like the leaves, flowers, roots and the bark have proven useful in curing

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Tea: A Global Beverage

Posted by - October 1, 2016

Life without tea is unthinkable for the billions of people who rely on their cherished cup of tea to get them through the day. Tea is considered as having a share of the global beverage market, a highly competitive field. A wide range of tea products continue to be developed, through product and process development

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Rio Olympics – An eye opener for North East

Posted by - September 1, 2016

India’s participation in the Olympics began in 1900 when the contingent comprised of just one athlete in the games that were held in Paris. With more than a 100 athletes qualifying for the quadrennial mega-event, India fielded it’s largest-ever contingent to 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro and expectations were inevitably high. But Rio

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Leaders of Today

Posted by - August 1, 2016

Youths are the pillars of social, economic and political developments. However youths of today’s generation are faced with a lot of challenges ranging from unemployment, corruption, AIDS pandemic, adverse effects of climate change and others. This has made many good ideas to die. Our young generation of today has good qualities and insufficiency in them.

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Yoga

Posted by - July 1, 2016

As yoga becomes increasingly diffuse and diverse, a single, common definition that can be agreed upon by everyone is almost impossible. Complicating matters further, the term yoga has been in use for several thousand years and has shifted in meaning many times. One of the more persistent assumptions about yoga is that it is very

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