The incidence of stomach cancer in India is highest in the state of Mizoram. In this population based matched case-control study, we evaluated the relationship between CYP450 2E1 RsaI polymorphism and risk of stomach cancer taking into considering various important dietary habits along with tobacco, alcohol consumption and H. pylori infection status.

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A massive landslide that occurred today evening at Umling, about 43 kms from Guwahati on National Highway 40 that connects the Assam capital with Shillong, has brought traffic to a standstill, leav

Landslides on national highways in Meghalaya and Assam's Dima Hasao district have cut off the Barak Valley, Tripura and Mizoram for the last 30 hours.

In a warming world, species distribution models have become a useful tool for predicting plausible shifts of a species occurrence enforced by climate change. Using maximum entropy (Mexent) model, we analysed present and future distribution patterns of rubber tree (Hevea brasiliensis) in two distinct bio-greographical regions of India: the Western Ghats having a good distribution of rubber plantations at present and the Brahmaputra Valley, where rubber trees are recently being cultivated.

Union health minister Dr Harsh Vardhan on Thursday asked the states to pass necessary order to implement the ban on all forms of processed flavoured or scented chewing tobacco like gutka and zarda.

According to the ‘India State of Forest Report 2013’, 627 sq km of forest cover has decreased in the Northeastern States from 2011 to 2013

In a move that will boost the morale of social enterprises in the northeastern States, the World Bank Group has awarded $ 1.4 million to social enterprises based in Assam, Meghalaya and Mizoram.

The hill states of the Northeast are blessed with a moderate climate — pleasant in summer and enticingly chilled in winter.

Ahead of the polls, the cabinet is expected to consider several measures, including a proposal to raise the workdays under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS) to

SHILLONG: The World Bank has announced the launch of the 2014 India Development Marketplace (call for proposals) under which organisations and self-help groups in Meghalaya, Assam and Mizoram can a