MTV INTM models from Assam : MTV launched the second season of India’s Next Top Model on July 10. In the hunt to find India’s Next Top Model, the fashion-packed runway has some of India’s fresh faces being mentored by the best in the industry. One of those fresh faces is from North East India. Jantee Hazarika, 22 . Jantee Hazarika is from Assam and Studied fashion designing at Vogue Institute of Fashion, Bengaluru.
That a ‘Nagaland’ sneaked into Modi’s Kenya speech! : In a positive gesture to the cultures of the North East India. Prime Minister , Narendra Modi made a reference to the great culture in Nagaland in his speech at Kenya . He said “They must have only heard about Ganga, Assam, Nagaland or Mizoram. Despite this, it is commendable that they have been able to preserve their culture,”
Pema Khandu takes oath as Arunachal Pradesh chief minister : Marking the culmination of dramatic political developments in this north-eastern state, Pema Khandu, who was unanimously elected leader of the meeting of Congress Legislative Party (CLP) , took oath as the chief minister of Arunachal Pradesh on Sunday in Itanagar.
Assam floods: Army called out to rescue, 3 lakh affected : Deluge has submerged over 25,000 hectares of agricultural land damaging standing paddy crops Floods in Assam with pouring waters of overflowing rivers in the state affecting three lakh people even as the Army swung into action in Chirang district for rescue work.
Horrifying! Dogs beaten with wooden sticks and clubbed to death in Nagaland for illegal canine flesh trade : Shocking footage of underground dog trade in Nagaland has emerged which shows pets' mouths being stitched before being clubbed to death. The video, taken by Humane Society International in India (HSI/India), has been shot in a dog meat death pit in Kohima. As per the video, the canines are beaten with wooden sticks and killed in front of each other for their meat.
100 pc salary hike of ad-hoc school teachers in Meghalaya: In a decision that would bring joy to 3,212 ad-hoc teachers in Meghalaya, the State Government has decided to increase their salary by 100 per cent. The Education department notified today that “grant for salaries of ad-hoc secondary and higher secondary school teachers” would be enhanced by 100 per cent
Big companies to set up centres in Mizoram : Different big companies are to set up their centers in Mizoram for trade relation between India and Myanmar, Bangladesh and some South East Asia countries using manufactured goods from Mizoram with the initiative of ILO under Joint UN Initiatives. An important meeting in this regard was held at NLUP conference hall here.
Nagaland girl features among Cosmopolitan Blogger Award winners : Aien Jamir has been been featured in the popular Cosmopolitan Magazine as one of the winners of the Cosmopolitan India X Fiama Di Wills Blogger Awards for best design. She is the founder and creative head at FASHION & I, a fashion blog. She hails from Nagaland.
Mizoram Man with World’s Largest Family Turns 72 : This week , Mizoram’s Ziona, believed to head the world’s largest family with 38 wives and 89 children celebrated his 72nd birthday at the Baktawng Tlangnuam village in the state’s Serchhip district.