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Nobel Laureates Take Up Cudgels For NE Women

TORONTO, May 30: A declaration calling upon the Government of India, Manipur and other Northeast Indian States and also to non-State armed groups to stop violence against women in conflict areas and work to protect women has been unanimously adopted at a conference in Canada recently. From May 23-25,... 

14 Bishops Grace North East India Easter Meet In Rome

Some participants of Northeast India Rome meet, 8 May 2011. ROME, May 9: Fourteen bishops of northeast India on their ad limina (five yearly) visit to meet with the Pope, graced the Easter gathering of northeast India people studying or working in Rome, 8 May. The participants joined bishops in extending... 

Press Release: Puducherry Chapter Of The Save Loktak Lake Campaign Concluded

PRESS RELEASE Puducherry [16th April 2011] NECEER Puducherry Chapter of the Save Loktak Lake Campaign concluded Save Loktak Lake Campaign at Pondicherry Rock Beach Worldwide Save Loktak Lake Campaign, Puducherry chapter ended today successfully. The city chapter ended with a signature campaign at Pondicherry... 

Abstract Of Research Project Report: North-East Migration And Challenges In National Capital Cities- Silent Racial Attack On Own Countrymen

The case of Dhaula Kuan gang rape of 30 years old Mizo girl, an employee at BPO by five men in moving truck on midnight of November 23, 2010 had shocked the whole nation. It was not the first nor was last of the plights faced by people from North East India in Delhi and National Capital Region (NCR).... 

Incentive For Northeast India: Does It Help?

Introduction: The incentive package scheme under the North East Industrial Policy, 1997, reintroduced as the North East Industrial and Investment Promotion Policy (NEIIPP), 2007 intended to promote biotechnology and power generation up to 10 MW and employment generation for the region. The strategy is... 

Press Release: Landlord Attacked A North East Brother And Sister In Delhi

North East Support Centre & Helpline RZ 61, 4th Floor, Palam Vihar, Dwarka, New Delhi 110075. Tel 25084561 For more information, please contact Madhu Chandra – Spokesperson New Delhi, April 12, 2011 (11:45 hrs) ——————————————————- Landlord... 

Looking South Makes Sense

LOOKING south from the North-east region of India does not in any way imply that we look at the states of South India, one of which is the homeland of Union home minister P Chidambaram. Indeed, going by what was Wikileaked, Chidambaram would just as well have nothing to do with North India, much less... 

Notorious “Golden Triangle”: India’s Golden Opportunity

The Golden Triangle is an area of around 350,000 sq. kms. that overlaps the mountain regions of Myanmar, Laos, Thailand, Vietnam and Yunnan Province of China. The Golden Triangle is infamous for being one of the most extensive opium-producing areas in the world since the 1950s. Opium-based products from... 

Three Manipuri Plays In New Delhi Festival

NEW DELHI, Mar 28: Manipuri plays – Tangkhul Nurabi directed by Dr Makhonmani Mongshaba of Epathoukok, Loi Kaba (Return From Exile) directed by M Nodia of Women’s Folk Operetta and Kao Phaba (Ordeal of the Bull) directed by S Singhajit Sharma of Aryan Theatre will be staged in the Indigenous... 

North-East’s First Homoeopathy Medicine Making Unit In Tripura

AGARTALA, Mar 21: To tap the vast resource-pool of medicinal plants in northeast India, the region’s first homoeopathy medicines manufacturing unit was inaugurated in Tripura Monday by Hahnemann Medical Research Private Ltd. With state of the art technology and modern laboratories, the Rs.1.25-crore... 

Heraka: The Primordial Religion

The Zeliangrong people of North East have followed a profound indigenous religion known as the Heraka. Heraka literally means in Zemei pure and not impure. Hera means smaller deities; Ka means fence, or give up, to obstruct, to avoid. So all prohibitions and sacrifices associated with the smaller gods... 

Fighting The External Enemies In Manipur: Reflections On Civil–Military Relations

Image via Wikipedia “Armed Forces are designed and structured to fight external enemies”. This was found written on the Invitation Card of the seminar which was jointly organized by the Red Shield Division and Manipur University at Centenary Hall, MU on January 7, 2011. Generally, external enemies... 

INTERVIEW: Bringing The Fringe To The Mainstream

Man on a mission to stop discrimination against people from Northeast states Social activist Madhu Chandra's mission is to stop crimes and racial discrimination against people of the Northeast states. Image Credit: Nilima Pathak/Gulf News NEW DELHI, Mar 12: Social activist Madhu Chandra left his...