Greenpeace India on Monday said 22 States in India failed to meet their Renewable Purchase Obligation (RPO) targets.

Even as a CBI team has arrived to investigate the increasing incidents of poaching of rhinoceros, officials have claimed to have found that poachers are recruiting young men from villages on the fringes of Kaziranga National Park.

"We have been told that a number of young men, including minors, have been roped in by different gangs that have targeted rhinos in Kaziranga in recent weeks. We are looking at a chain of criminals that begin with the local villager locating a rhino to the end-user across the international border," Ravindra Singh, SP, CBI Wildlife Crime Investigation Wing, told The Indian Express.

New Delhi: An eight-yearold child was killed in a mudslide in Assam on Tuesday as two earthquakes jolted the state along with other northeastern states and Odisha.

Three children, who had gone for fishing in river Beki at Kalgasia village in Assam’s Barpeta district, were swept into the waters by the mudslide during the first tremor, official sources said.

Nagaland People's Front MLA and new and renewable energy (NRE) department adviser KhriehuLiezietsu on Friday said the department would set up mega solar projects in the state and has begun discussi

World Bank, which is funding a $150-million project on integrated flood and erosion management in the Northeast, has called for a multi-sector approach towards management of water resources in the

Nagaland minister for health & family welfare Imkong L Imchen launched the Weekly Iron & Folic Acid Supplementation (WIFS) programme for adolescents on Tuesday.

M. Konyak, a farmer from Shanghah village of Mon — a remote district in Nagaland — is currently undergoing treatment for drug-resistant TB at the Civil Hospital in Mon town.

His village is a long way from the clinic and so each month, he has to take a bus early in the morning to reach the hospital to collect his monthly medication. The journey to the hospital takes him three to four hours over bumpy roads and sometimes just a dirt track. If he misses the bus back home at midday, which is the case more often than not, then he has to find somewhere to stay overnight as there is only one bus service back home.

Eight years ago, when an opposition member in the Assam assembly wanted to know how many districts had reported arsenic contamination in groundwater, public health minister Dinesh Prasad Goala's re

SILCHAR: India’s National AIDS Control Programme has achieved a 50 per cent reduction in new infections over the last 10 years.

The Tangkhul Nagas are intricately bound to nature in their social, cultural, economic, ethical and religious values. The dynamics of Tangkhul’s livelihood activities in many ways reflect the complexities of the human and nature relationship. Interactions between human and nature have undergone significant changes during the last century which leaves unwarranted impact on its natural environment. Today increasing scarcity of natural resources is serious in Tangkhul Naga society.

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