Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh, Tripura CM, Mizoram CM and President of Mizoram Bru Displaced People’s Forum signed the historic agreement on Bru repatriation in New Delhi on July 3, 2018

Repatriation of Bru:  Pull Out of Agreement

Posted by - August 7, 2018

NeW Bureau On July 3, the repatriation agreement was signed in New Delhi between Centre, the state governments of Mizoram, Tripura and MBDPF with a view to repatriate the displaced persons of the Bru community to Mizoram after they had to leave the state following ethnic violence in 1997. The Reangs, also known as the

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China Still Keen on India Joining CPEC …?

Posted by - April 19, 2018

Tukoji R. Pandit India has repeatedly voiced its reservations against CPEC- the $60 billion economic corridor China is building from Kashgar in Xinjinag to Gwadar on Balochistan coast of Pakistan.  Yet, Beijing has not given up wooing New Delhi to participate in the venture under President Xi Jinping’s ambitious One Belt One Road (OBOR) initiative.

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‘Global Investors’ Summit 2018: Advantage Assam

Posted by - March 11, 2018

Rukmini Barua                 Heralding a new dawn, reflecting new rays of hope in a new climate, the Global Investors’ Summit 2018, the biggest extravaganza of businessmen and investors, termed as Advantage Assam was held at Sarusajai Stadium Complex, Guwahati on 3-4 February, 2018. It intended to promote Assam on a global platform that included business

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  5th Assam International Agri-Horti Show

Posted by - February 10, 2018

Rukmini Barua Deka In Assam, of the total land mass, 98.4 percent is considered rural, where agriculture and allied activities is the main occupation of the people. The per capita land holding of the people of Assam is 1.10 ha, where the total number of farm families is 27.21 lakh. But majority of the farmers

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Dedicated soul: Sister Nivedita, an inspiration to today’s India

Posted by - November 3, 2017

Archana Datta “I doubt whether any Indian loved India the way Nivedita loved her”, said Bipin Chandra Pal, the great freedom fighter. Tagore called her the “Lok Mata’, for her self-sacrificing services to India. Miss Margaret Elizabeth Noble, was rechristened as Nivedita, “the dedicated” by- Swami Vivekananda.   Inspired by Swamiji’s fervent call for upliftment

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Hironmoy Gogoi

Posted by - August 1, 2017

Food brings people together on many different levels. It is nourishment of the soul and body; it’s truly love. Food, in the end, in our own tradition, is something holy. It’s not all about nutrients and calories. It’s about sharing. It’s about honesty. It’s about identity, and Hironmoy Gogoi, a 23 year old entrepreneur of

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DREAMZ UNLIMITED: Shining through a thought-provoking Revival

Posted by - July 1, 2017

Vision and courage are the qualities that have always propelled the arts forward. If we can’t get 20-year-olds back into the theater because we keep thinking that marketing strategies and the consensus of committees are more important than conviction, that’s when we’ll be facing failure. If we can’t afford to put the risky on the

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Hopong Chang: The man with many hats

Posted by - April 29, 2017

Hopong Chang is a photographer from Tuensang Town, based in both Kohima and Dimapur. He is renowned for his elaborately devised photographs that dig into the commonplace to find images that are haunting, surreal and—most agree—profoundly magical. He is one of those photographers that has an eye for the shot and the creativity to make

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Thokchom Sony: Art and stimulation

Posted by - March 5, 2017

Meet Thokchom Sony, a 28 year old artist from Manipur based in New Delhi, who is currently teaching as contract faculty in A.J.K. Mass Communication Research Centre, Jamia Millia Islamia. Having studied fine arts, Thokchom began his vocation as an independent artist by illustrating graphic novels to children story books amid his graduation. He has

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