Ensure full COVID-19 vaccination by increasing pace of inoculation, expanding coverage, says Mansukh Mandaviya
The health minister reviewed the situation in Manipur, Meghalaya, Nagaland and Puducherry where the first dose coverage is less than 70 percent
Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy: Gaikwad's 80 gives Maharashtra 1st win, Rahane slams 50, Vidarbha crush Nagaland
Chasing 138 for victory, Gaikwad, who was in red-hot form for Chennai Super Kings in the recent concluded IPL, smacked eight fours and three sixes in the 54-ball knock to help Maharashtra post its first victory
New interlocutor 'failed to live up to hype', unable to resolve demands, says Naga rebel group NSCN(IM)
The NSCN(IM), the main rebel group holding out on a peace deal, accused the government of indulging in political escapism on the very issues that are holding up the road to the Naga solution.
Ravi had been holding peace negotiations with the Naga insurgent group NSCN-IM since 2014.
The interaction was held a day after the resumption of talks between the Centre and NSCN(IM) to find a solution to the vexed Naga political issue
Ramya Nair is a researcher leading a project in Thanamir village, Nagaland. The indigenous Yimkhiung Naga residents own and manage a roughly 65-square-kilometre community forest.
Assam, Nagaland agree to withdraw forces from inter-state border; Himanta Biswa Sarma calls it historic step
The news assumes significance as it has come amid simmering tensions between Assam and the neighbouring Mizoram, which lead to violence earlier this week, leaving six people dead
Meghalaya MP Agatha Sangma said in a letter to Amit Shah that the case appears to be an ‘orchestrated homicide, which requires investigation of highest order’
A government spokesperson acknowledged the inconvenience faced by people but said that the lockdown will continue
Green Oscar 2021 winner Nuklu Phom strives to continue connecting indigineous communities and form Biodiversity Peace Corridor
Church worker Nuklu Phom belongs to the Phom indigenous community in Nagaland in northeast India. He is noted for his work in connecting communities to conserve biodiversity and switch to sustainable livelihoods in his ancestral village. The effort led to the increase in congregations of the long-distance migratory bird Amur falcon, and other wildlife, in the community-conserved area centred around his village.
Assam verdict, NDA rule at Centre hurdles for Congress to regain foothold in North East as four states from region vote within two years
The significance of the region can be understood from the fact that it accounts for 25 Lok Sabha seats, more than half of which come from Assam alone
Why eating insects is becoming increasingly popular as a sustainable way of consuming proteins, micronutrients
In many countries, there is now a growing appreciation of insects as food and feed. In India too, efforts are being made to create awareness and popularise entomophagy.
Nagaland chief secretary Temjen Toy passes away at 57 after brief illness; 'extremely sad and shocked', says guv
Toy, a 1989-batch IAS officer, took charge as the chief secretary of Nagaland in March 2018. He is survived by his wife and four children
NDRF said it has deployed seven teams in the affected areas of Kohima district in Nagaland and Senapati district of Manipur to assist firefighters in extinguishing the forest fire
World Bank approves four India projects worth over $800 million aimed at improving education, dam safety
The projects will also look at strengthening India's social protection architecture and promoting nutrition-supportive agriculture for tribals in Chhattisgarh
Assembly by-elections results: BJP wins 19 of 28 MP seats, sweeps Gujarat, UP; Congress wins Chattisgarh, Haryana
The BJP is set to sweep the bypolls with leads and wins in 40 of the 59 seats that voted on 3 November, leading to its party workers holding celebrations in various states
Kumar, 69, a retired IPS officer from the Himachal Pradesh cadre, served as state DGP from 2006 to 2008. He was also governor of Nagaland and, briefly, of Manipur.
Naga peace talks: Local stakeholders say 'waiting period is over', Centre taking steps to arrive at solution soon
The statement from the Naga National Political Groups came after a closed-door meeting between RN Ravi, Centre's interlocutor for Naga peace talks, and its representatives
NPF withdraws from legislators forum, says Naga peace talks hampered due to govt's 'half-hearted approach'
The Opposition party added that the Joint Legislators Forum (JLF) has become a mere forum without any tangible roadmap to resolve the Naga political issue
Coronavirus Updates: BMC sero-survey in three wards shows 57% prevalence of COVID-19 in slums, 16% in other areas
Coronavirus LIVE Updates: The BMC on Tuesday said that a serological surveillance for COVID-19 infection was commissioned by NITI-Aayog, Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai and Tata Institute of Fundamental Research.