Green Biotech Eco-solutions Pvt Ltd is not a household name yet, but this bio-fertilizer company, the first of its kind in Manipur, is making small but substantial waves in the farming community. Founded by Geetashori Yumnam and Dr. Asem Sundari Devi, two driven entrepreneurs, the company aims to boost food security and employment generation. Both entrepreneurs have already amassed quite a lot of recognition for their noteworthy work so far. We speak to the duo to learn a little about their journey so far, and what plans they have for the future.
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Time For Home Improvement!
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Coping With Anxiety
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The Spread Continues
According to official reports, African Swine Fever has killed more than 1,700 pigs in Mizoram
Take the Unexplored Path
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An up-and-coming artist from Nagaland wants to share his culture and heritage through works of art
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People often ask me about my life out of uniform. Honestly, I have had no problems. Not so far. Instead, I find it quite refreshing. No routine, no parades, no briefing, no impending operations. Having donned the uniform since the age of thirteen until I hung up my boots last year, could I ever visualize life out of uniform? Not really. But, as I said, the transition has been quite smooth–no hang-overs, no regrets. People have been very positive in their interactions. Government departments have been responsive whenever I have approached for assistance.The genuine respect for the uniform is quite evident and it makes my heart swell with pride. Arunachal, to that extent, is the most nationalistic state in the country, I daresay. It has been kind of a revelation for me to experience the freedom of being a common man in an environment of positivity!
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Manipur Introduces Gender Budget
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Two artists are using visually appealing artwork to spark conversations about Assam, and the region
It is important to identify Rohingyas and send them back
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LAW AND BEHOLD
Governments have used the anti-sedition law to quell dissent. Several writers, journalists, cartoonists, politicians, activists and students have got entangled. The Supreme Court has now asked the Union government why it is not repealing the provision
Manipur frees activist after SC's 6-hr deadline
Registrar Told To Convey Order To Jail
THE TRACTION OF K-POP IN NORTHEAST INDIA
Korean music and films entered the Indian market in the early 2000s, however, it was Psy's 'Gangnam Style' in 2012 that made K-pop a common name across India. And ever since, its popularity among the Indian audience has only grown and today, it is one of the most widely followed musical forms in the northeast region. Priyanka Sarkar delves in deep to find more about the popularity of K-Pop in the region.
PLAN TO MONITOR MANIPUR'S SANGAI DEER
The Sangai deer, which is an endemic and endangered subspecies of brow-antlered deer found only in Manipur makes news headlines time to time to due to the threat it receives to its existence.
Oldest classical dance style of India
This is Beauty
There is, perhaps, no other word in the English language with such varied definitions and diverse interpretations. What was perceived as beautiful a few decades ago no longer holds significance, thanks to a brave new collective that is determined to outgrow staid standards of beauty. Cosmo brings together 14 beautiful people who already live their lives knowing the one truth: that beauty lies in the eyes of the beholder.
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The year 2020 a series of events that will go down in history. The developments were nothing less than a roller coaster ride not only for the Northeastern region of India but for the entire world. As we are at the last juncture of this tumultuous year, Mumeninaz Zaman recalls the anecdotes of the journey so far.
UNUSUAL CONTEST AT NATIONAL SPORTS UNIVERSITY
Manipur, a small state in North East India has been the mitochondria of games and sports in the country, which has to its name among many others, an overall Champion in the National Games in the year 1999.