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Wed, 17 Jan 2018

Northeast Today

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    Book Explores Majuli, Its Challenges

Book Explores Majuli, Its Challenges

A new book explores the beauty as well as challenges of Majuli, which is a treasure trove of folk culture besides being the world’s largest freshwater river island and the

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    Alpine Air at Work, Delhi Eyes Novel Ways to Battle Smog

Alpine Air at Work, Delhi Eyes Novel Ways to Battle Smog

Political apathy over the poisonous smog choking India`s capital has led many like businessman Kamal Meattle to take matters into their own hands, with an office building he says pumps

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    12 More Die in Uttar Pradesh Despite Slight Respite from Cold

12 More Die in Uttar Pradesh Despite Slight Respite from Cold

There is some respite from the intense cold wave in most parts of Uttar Pradesh on Monday with bright sunlight at many places. Icy winds, however, continued to blow in

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    Manas National Park to Get Three Rhinos

Manas National Park to Get Three Rhinos

Three female rhino calves that were rescued from Kaziranga National Park area during the devastating monsoon floods in 2016 will find their new homes in Manas National Park. The three

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    Delhi Pollution: Winter of Discontent

Delhi Pollution: Winter of Discontent

December Edition, Nationwide, Kingson Chingakham The Delhi Pollution has again brought into the limelight the serious negligence of the policy makers to tackle the environmental issues. The Berkeley Earth Science

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    Assam Forest Turns into Playhouse for a Theatre Fest

Assam Forest Turns into Playhouse for a Theatre Fest

Amidst lush greenery and sal trees reaching out to the heavens, an annual theatre festival with an eco-friendly agenda does away with microphones, acoustics, control systems, drapery or any fancy

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Multiple Strokes: A Conversation with Hemanta Debnath

  Multiple Strokes: A Conversation with Hemanta Debnath

NET Bureau, Partha Prawal An aspiring actor, a melodious singer, a seasoned photographer, and a passionate painter; that’s Hemanta Debnath

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11 Die of Cold, US Braces for Winter ‘Bomb Cyclone’

  11 Die of Cold, US Braces for Winter ‘Bomb Cyclone’

At least 11 people died of cold in the United States as a prolonged stretch of strikingly bitter cold enveloped

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Tata Trusts Launches Initiatives to Catalyse Sustainable Change

  Tata Trusts Launches Initiatives to Catalyse Sustainable Change

NET Bureau, Kingson Chingakham In a recently held conference in Assam, Tata Trusts launched various development initiatives in Assam that

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Saving Manipur’s Sangai from Untreated Human Waste

  Saving Manipur’s Sangai from Untreated Human Waste

“I managed to catch a glimpse of its tail”, “I saw its shadow,” “Lucky if you spot one!” This usual

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New Species of Blind Fish Discovered Inside Meghalaya Cave

  New Species of Blind Fish Discovered Inside Meghalaya Cave

A new species of blind fish has been discovered inside a cave in East Jaintia Hills district of Meghalaya, a

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Philippines Storm Toll Tops 200, Tens of Thousands Displaced

  Philippines Storm Toll Tops 200, Tens of Thousands Displaced

Some 200 people have been killed in the southern Philippines after a tropical storm battered the archipelago nation’s second-largest island,

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3 Years Imprisonment for 44 Encroachers of Manas National Park

  3 Years Imprisonment for 44 Encroachers of Manas National Park

A sessions court in Barpeta on Saturday sentenced 44 encroachers of the Manas National Park of Baska district in Assam

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New Frog Species Identified in Arunachal

  New Frog Species Identified in Arunachal

Scientists have discovered a new frog species from its home in the fast flowing streams in Arunachal Pradesh’s Lower Subansiri

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Bamboo Not a ‘Tree’: Lok Sabha Passes Bill Amending Forest Act

  Bamboo Not a ‘Tree’: Lok Sabha Passes Bill Amending Forest Act

A bill to exclude bamboo from the definition of ‘tree’ under the Indian Forest Act was passed by the Lok

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Plants, Animals in Northeast India Use Chemicals to Communicate

  Plants, Animals in Northeast India Use Chemicals to Communicate

In a unique scientific exercise centred on northeast India, researchers have kicked-off investigations into how animals and plants in nature

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Assam Signs MoU with Isha Foundation to Rejuvenate Its Rivers

  Assam Signs MoU with Isha Foundation to Rejuvenate Its Rivers

Assam’s civilisation has thrived on the banks of rivers Brahmaputra and Barak and saving them is a priority of the

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