Meghalaya has always been on top of the list when it comes to tourism, and the State has laid emphasis on improving roads and other infrastructure to ensure that more and more travellers visit all year round. It is true that tourism has allowed many talented locals to dabble in entrepreneurship. There are scores who have benefitted from the influx of tourists. But the government doesn’t only want to focus on tourism, which is why it is also investing in other fields such as farming and poultry to enable locals to earn a decent livelihood through other means as well. The 200-crore piggery mission is also another initiative to help generate employment and also give the local economy a boost.
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The Pride of Nagaland
An exclusive interview with Alemjungla Jamir, the owner of award winning restaurant, Naga Bowl Express
Unlocking Entrepreneurship: Transforming Tripura
Entrepreneurship can help resolve the problem of unemployment in Tripura
The Importance of Inclusiveness
A look at why inclusiveness of women in sports is key to making India a sporting superpower
Recognizing Green Heroes
Balipara Foundation hosted their annual Eastern Himalayan NaturenomicsTM Forum online in 2020
Dzukou on Fire
The forest fire along the Nagaland-Manipur border razed on for two whole weeks
Chillin' at the Rooftop
We review the much-talked about rooftop pub in Guwahati called Exoro
Back to Nature
We list six beautiful parks and sanctuaries in Northeast India where you can go to take your mind off the pandemic
Unravelling the Mysteries of the Old City
There is a reason why Lisbon is one of the most visited destinations in Europe, it has something for everyone
Healthy Habits You Should Have
Here are some simple habits that will help you stay active and will contribute to your good health
Dancing To Her Own Tune
Darshana Borkotoky is making a name for herself in the field of classical dance
KHASIS RYNDIATHE OTHER NAME OF ASSAMESE ERI
I was hearing the sound of a stringed pluck instrument indistinctly from the side of the hills. The rhythmic adjuncts of Ryndia made it all musically driven.
CANCER STILL A BIG CONCERN FOR MEGHALAYA
The deadly disease Cancer is still a big concern for the Northeastern state of Meghalaya, in which cases of cancer are still rising.
Lead of the Red Rives and Blue Hills
देश की सबसे साफ नदी
देश में नदियों की हालत तो किसी से छुपी नहीं है। नदियों की साफ-सफाई के लिए अरबों-खरबों के प्रोजेक्ट आते हैं, लेकिन इन सबके बावजूद भी नदियों की हालत ज्यों की त्यों है। इसके ज़िम्मेदार सरकार के साथ-साथ हम लोग खुद भी हैं।
Map your way past grove-riddled pathways, meandering streamlets, mystical dens, cloudy terrains, and endless stairways nestled in Meghalaya’s crevices
Inspiration is something that gives us the boost to achieve our goal. The year 2020 has been rather de-motivating that has cast a pall of fear and gloom around the world. Amid these uncertainties, there were also stories of aspirations, resilience and inspiration that surely give us a ray of hope. In an attempt to spread some positivity, Northeast Today handpicks some of the inspiring stories from the region that gives us a boost to begin the year with some much needed inspiration.
MEGHALAYA EXPLORES RENEWABLE ENERGY TO MEET POWER DEMAND
Meghalaya has been experiencing a power deficit which is affecting the growth of the state. Nevertheless, to meet the demand for electricity in the state, the government is exploring the possibility of adopting a renewable source of energy such as solar power.
घर में बनने वाली शराब को मिली सरकारी मान्यता
मेघालय के आबकारी आयुक्त प्रवीण बवशी बताते हैं, 'फलों से बनने वाली वाइन को बढ़ावा मिलने की स्थिति में गांवों से युवकों के पलायन पर अंकुश लगाया जा सकेगा।
Body blow to Ulfa(I) as its 'deputy chief' surrenders
ULFA(I)’s Drishti Rajkhowa surrendered with four accomplices at the Army’s 21 Division headquarters at Rangiya
Health Min asks 7 states to focus on effective management of Covid cases to reduce deaths
INDIA’S DECENTRALISED BUT UNIFIED MECHANISM WAS BEHIND COVID-19 UNIQUE RESPONSE STRATEGY: VARDHAN