AIDS Initiative was launched in 2003 in six States

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation-funded Avahan programme may have prevented over 6 lakh HIV infections in India over 10 years, according to a report in Lancet Global Health .

The report outlines the importance of participatory land-use planning (PLUP) to reverse land degradation, conserve biodiversity, and maintain ecosystem services. PLUP identifies optimal solutions for alternative land-use, taking into account local socio-economic conditions and livelihood strategies.

Only 15 states have so far set up their own respective State Disaster Response Force following direction from the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) earlier this year.

In a major boost to the North–East tourism sector, Union Tourism Minister K Chiranjeevi has approved Central Finance Assistance (CFA) to various tourism development projects in the States of Arunac

Kohima: Oting and Longlem villages under Tizit Assembly Constituency in Mon district of Nagaland remained cut-off from the rest of the district due to heavy mudslide August 16.

Kohima: At least 70.9 per cent of the population of Nagaland is estimated to be covered under the National Food Security Ordinance 2013.

As many as 10 lakh cancer cases have already been detected in India in current year with the case load set to shoot to 11.48 lakh by 2015 and 13.20 lakh by 2020.

In 2006, 1,114 tigers roamed the country's forests. In 2010, that number rose to 1,706. Come 2014, will Waghpurians and other tiger lovers across the country have a reason to rejoice?

Kohima : The Central Government has proposed developing a number of tourist destinations in parts of Nagaland that enjoy better access to the “mainland side” in terms of connectivity and the propos

Aizawl/Agartala: The Congress ruled-Mizoram government, which had earlier said it could not implement the food security scheme in the state due to fund crunch, on Thursday declared it would execute