High intensity earthquakes may rock some parts of northeastern India between 2030 and 2040, say scientists at the University of Roorkee, Uttar Pradesh. They have analysed seismicity data of the

The recent spate of floods can easily be interpreted as one of the worst floods of the century for India

Two state governments protest against a Supreme Court ban on forest produce

Illegal trade in rare butterflies continues but is yet to be acknowledged by the government

While there are many who welcome the Supreme Court's ban on non forest activities within forests because of its obvious advantages for the northeast's fast disappearing forest lands, the order's implications for the region's economy have not been heart

Teffori" pofiticians millowners... the list ofilecimators of the northeast's forests is seemingly endless

77te Rajamani committee has reporte0y taken into consideration all factors for reaching a conclusion

The Supreme Court order was issued by Justices J S Verma and B N Kripal. It stated that: • prior approval of the Centre will be required for any non-forest activity within the area of

Indigenous is the byword in the water harvesting techniques followed in India s northeast. In Meghalaya, an intricate network of bamboo pipes is used to irrigate betel leaf or black pepper crops in rocky areas where no channels can be built, a practice wh

The roofs of Mizoram s homes offer a solution to the state s water crisis