Over 4,261 MW of power would be generated in the Northeastern region during the 11th Plan period in order to meet the increasing power requirements of the eight states, Union Power Minister SushilKumar Shinde announced here on Friday.

It's not often that a remote village finds a mention in government tourism brochures. Khonoma in Nagaland does. The village is not exactly an archetypal exotic destination. You have to withstand a two-hour, bone-rattling bus trip from Kohima to get there. But it's a trip worth taking if you are a wildlife enthusiast.

the Union Ministry of Environment and Forests (moef) cleared a controversial mining project by the Uranium Corporation of India Limited in Meghalaya last month, triggering fresh protests by local

In 1930, the ruler of the then princely state of Tripura commissioned the British company Martin and Burns to construct a summer resort for him. The Maharaja got his palace nine years later: in the

French multinational Lafarge's limestone quarries in Meghalaya, which supply raw material to its cement plant across the border in Bangladesh have been shut down by the government. This comes

When Sted Syiemlieh was a little boy, people in his mountain village, Tyrna, a few km from Cherrapunjee in Meghalaya, could predict when the skies would open up. "It was always at the same time,' the

An extensional survey of Thoubal District was conducted during Oct to Mar 2004-2005 to collect the input data for production of various rabi crops. A questionnaire was prepared and farmers were interviewed personally regarding the necessary information. The various agricultural operations were converted in form of energy.

Ethnic conflicts have dogged India since independence. The problem has attracted a lot of scholarship. Amarjyoti Borah talks to two eminent academics who have looked at the problem. Ram Dayal Munda,

The northeast has been badly affected by ethnic strife. DILIP GOGOI of Cotton College, Guwahati, on its vulnerability Are ethnic conflicts more frequent in the northeast compared to other parts

the Sikkim government has come out with a notification delegating power to local communities for the protection of lakes in the state. But doubts have been raised about its legality. "The rising