Epidemiological studies carried out using culture or microscopy in most of the amoebiasis endemic developing countries, yielded confusing results since none of these could differentiate the pathogenic Entamoeba histolytica from the non-pathogenic Entamoeba dispar and Entamoeba moshkovskii. The Northeastern part of India is a hot spot of infection since the climatic conditions are most conducive for the infection and so far no systemic study has been carried out in this region.

SHILLONG: The NGT has flayed the state government for not being able to control fresh mining activities in the state.

Meghalaya produces over 8,000 Metric ton of turmeric in a year

Coal miners switch to turmeric farming

The Centre has proposed to declare two famous biodiversity spots in Meghalaya eco-sensitive zones.

At least two rivers in eastern Meghalaya have turned blue again apparently due to "high acid content", resulting in death of scores of fishes.

The Centre will constitute a committee to conduct a study on ownership of forest land in the Northeastern region.

The Union Minister of state for Forest, Environment and Climate Change, Prakash Javadekar today said the Modi Government is decentralising its functions to speed up and also to ensure people’s inte

SHILLONG: The National Green Tribunal (NGT) will hold the hearing on rat hole mining in New Delhi on Monday even as the State government has ruled out any open cast mining as per the draft mining p

Coal Ministry awaits nod from Home Affairs

A unique three-day summit on sustainable development of mountain states in India, held in this Arunachal Pradesh capital, called for special steps for disaster risk reduction and optimal utilisatio

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