LIFE AMONG THE RAGS
They picked up recyclable materials from the street, garbage dump, market or in trash bin. They were a group of four minor rag pickers between 7 to 10 years of age meet at a point and starts picking rags in the railway colony. They picked up anything which fetched them money such as paper, cardboard, plastic, iron scrap, tin containers, and bottles.
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.
What hasn't changed and never will
The ideas of change and innovation in our world, which might seem like the only constants are in reality, (mostly) contextual.
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.
ASSAM ELECTION: WILL THE VOTES OF YOUNG VOTERS CHANGE THE EQUATION?
As Assam goes to poll on March 27, Northeast Today tried to find out as to what do the young and first-time voters think and whom they will vote for
ADVENTURED INTO NO MAN'S LAND
Soldiers always look for thrills and adventure.
A CUP OF TEA FOR A LIVING
One cannot deny the fact that among all the beverages, tea is an everlasting one. Most of us start the day with a cup of tea, the most popular drink in our country. Being a tea lover who would not love to choose tea taster as a career? In the contemporary world ‘Tea Taster’ is one of the most gifted careers.
For A Healthy Period!
It is interesting to note that on an average a woman menstruates for about ‘2300 days’ in her lifetime.
New year’s unfolding with all its beauty, the fitness industry is returning back to all its glory and we are excited. However, with all the lessons, the lockdown period has also helped set some new trends in fitness and we are glad about it. So let’s check out some of them.
PM MODI'S VISIT TO ASSAM: CONNECTING DEVELOPMENT WITH POLL
As the CAA lost its importance as a political issue in the state of Assam, Prime Minister Modi felt comfortable with the idea of traveling to state and hence visited the state twice, early this year.
TRIPURA BOY SHINING WITH HIS DANCE MOVES
Nineteen-year-old Surajit Tripura, who works as a guest service associate at a restaurant in Guwahati, is talk of the town for his eye-catching dance moves.
TWEETING IT WHOSE WAY? OF RIHANNA AND THE LITTLE MASTER ON FARM BILLS
The admiration for Sachin Tendulkar, who has millions of fans both in India and abroad, is not just about his stupendous achievements on the pitch but also for his commendable conduct off the pitch.
MEDIA AND MENTAL HEALTH
Experts and social scientists have been interested in the possible impact of mass media images on the public and have given considerable attention to false stereotypes of women, minorities, and the elderly (National Institute of Mental Health, 1982).
The Last - Minute Festive Look Book
Saraswati Puja is round the corner and you forgot to get your clothes stitched as you are either too busy or lazy.
PANGSAU PASS CHALLENGE
A first of its kind in the state of Arunachal Pradesh, the Pangsau Pass Challenge was a cycling event held last month to cover important historical and tourism destinations in eastern Arunachal.
CHAKMA AND HAJONG RAISE ISSUE OF NON-INCLUSION
On the National Voters' Day, Arunachal Pradesh Chakma Students' Union (APCSU) highlighted the noninclusion of people from the Chakma and Hajong community in the voter list of the state.
HUMAN TOUCH TURNS SOUR OVER INVISIBLE TXN
For many of us, a typical day right now might look something different. My herald of the morn is my Alarmy – the motivational clock, making my morning successful and most productive.
ASSAM ASSEMBLY ELECTIONS 2021: TIME FOR BONANZAS AND MEETINGS
With the much anticipated Assam elections in April, the results of which exerts major influence on the elections in the other North Eastern states- the ruling BJP government has stepped in with full force to win the crucial elections. Writes Northeast Today
LOOKING FOR POSSIBILITIES THROUGH RUBBER CULTIVATION
On 5th of January, Deputy Chief Minister of Arunachal Pradesh Chowna Mein participated in a virtual meeting on Rubber Plantation with the Chief Ministers and Ministers of North Eastern States which was chaired by Piyush Goyal Union Minister of Commerce & Industry, via Video Conferencing.
TERRIBLE 2020 FOR INDIAN SCRIBES
Indian media fraternity sets to bid farewell to the Covid-19 pandemic year 2020 with the horrible statistics of journo-killings with some dangerous countries for working journalists in the world.
BHUTAN-ISRAEL DIPLOMATIC TIES AND ITS IMPACT IN SOUTH ASIA
The Jewish state of Israel, after signing the Abraham Accord and setting its foot in the Middle East has joined hands with the Kingdom of Bhutan. The diplomatic ties established between the two countries could mean a stronghold of Israel in South Asia. Both the nations have agreed that the recently established ties have nothing to do with the normalization of Israel’s bonding with the UAE, but of secret relations with the Himalayan country. However, analysts are of the view that more countries joining hands with Israel would mean more of its influence on the international stage, whilst gaining brownie points on diplomatic ties. For instance, it could also mean defeating the concept of the Palestinian issue. Moreover, it has also been speculated that with India backing the diplomatic ties, it could be a covenant between India and Bhutan against China. Mumeninaz Zaman explores more
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.
BATADRAWA PROJECT: AN INNOVATIVE BLEND OF TRADITIONAL AND MODERN CULTURE?
“The characteristic feature of modernity is criticism: what is new is set over and against what is old, and it is this constant contrast that constitutes the continuity of tradition.” Octavio Paz
HAPPY NEW YEAR
And just like that another year ended giving way to yet another opportunity to get hold of our lives for better after having learned a lot of hard lessons; another ray of hope to hold on to; another New Year! And with it comes the time of taking up resolutions where the struggle would be real but not new.
BJP IN ASSAM GETS A MAJOR BOOST IN LOCAL COUNCIL ELECTIONS
The ruling BJP has received a major boost just ahead of the state assembly elections which is scheduled to be held in April 2021, by managing to increase its footprint in the BTR region, and sweeping the Tiwa Autonomous Council elections, both of which were held in December.
A Journey From East to the South
Solomon Sangchoju from Arunachal Pradesh will be seen playing an Important Character Role in the upcoming Malayalam Sports Drama ‘Aaha’.
A Fashionable Initiative to Spread Awareness
A group of women from Assam is weaving some interesting tales by using fashion as a means to spread awareness.
A Healthy Way To Vent
A diary or a journal is a silent recorder of one’s thoughts and feelings. It’s a platform where one can speak out what was left unspoken, secrets that were never shared, cries that were never heard and even plan out things. According to psychologists a journal can also be one’s portable therapist and also helps in improving grammar and vocabulary. If you have an empty journal lying around and you don’t know what to write, then follow these cool ideas to fill it up.
WHY MUSHROOMS SHOULD BE INCLUDED UNDER ICDS AND MDM SCHEME
We are all aware that mushrooms are rich in protein, vitamins, minerals and antioxidants.