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A red panda | Shalini | WWF

How we tracked red pandas in Sikkim for 10 yrs. Counting them is out of the question

How many red pandas are there in Sikkim? The question is simple, the answer not so much.
Sandhya Gurung

Former Sikkim boxer, who fought paralysis, behind Lovlina Borgohain’s Olympics journey

Snippets from the vibrant Northeast that capture politics, culture, society and more in the eight states.

Indian, Chinese armies set up hotline in Sikkim sector to boost confidence along LAC

The opening of the hotline coincided with PLA Day, a military holiday celebrated by the Chinese army.
Dr Jonathan Vilasier Iralu | Twitter | @tovihoto

New Mexico now has a ‘Dr Jonathan Iralu Day’, in name of Naga-origin doctor on Covid frontline

Snippets from the vibrant Northeast that capture politics, culture, society and more in the eight states.
Representational image. | Medics collect swab samples of Covid-19 patients at a hospital in Guwahati. | Photo: ANI

High positivity, caseload in northeast has Centre on edge, but states say situation ‘in control’

Central govt held a meeting with northeast states' health department officials this week to understand their containment plans.
Bridge movie

Assam girl who works at a departmental store steals the show at Ottawa Indian Film Festival

Snippets from the vibrant Northeast that capture politics, culture, society and more in the eight states.
File photo of Hope Cook | Wikimedia Commons

When Hope Cooke, the American socialite wife of Sikkim king, asked for return of Darjeeling

In ‘Sikkim’, former diplomat Preet Mohan Singh Malik writes about the Namgyal dynasty that ruled the Himalayan kingdom until it became India’s 22nd state.
Amur Falcon Bird

Nagaland’s beloved ‘Longleng’ creates ‘world record’, clocks 1,50,000 km in 4 years

Snippets from the vibrant Northeast that capture politics, culture, society and more in the eight states.

For over 10 years, this Sikkim man has kept a lake litter-free at 12,406 ft

Snippets from the vibrant Northeast that capture politics, culture, society and more in the eight states.
The hamlet Zuluk in Sikkim (representational image) | sikkimtourism.gov.in

Sikkim is India’s ‘most film friendly state’, now nationally acknowledged and awarded

Snippets from the vibrant Northeast that capture politics, culture, society and more in the eight states.

On Camera

YourTurn

If Hong Kong wants zero Covid strategy to succeed, it must improve its quarantine rules

It’s increasingly difficult to find a clear, logical justification for policies, which at this point are defensive and rooted in fear. The govt must improve its quarantine system.
File image of Subhash Chandra, chairman of Zee Entertainment Enterprises | Scott Eells/Bloomberg

How Subhash Chandra is fighting to keep control of his media empire

The 70-year-old tycoon risks losing control just as Zee’s prospects are looking up. The media mogul is looking for ways to raise his family’s shareholding.

Defence

A Kilo-class submarine of the Indian Navy (Representational image) | Commons

‘Lot of money changed hands’, says CBI after arresting 5 including serving Navy commander

The five persons have been arrested for ‘leaking sensitive information in connection with the modernisation of a submarine project’
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Aryan Khan isn’t a show to enjoy. NDPS is a weapon vengeful state could use on you or your kids

The draconian Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act has been handed over to people who are prone to misuse it. The story we see unfolding on our TV screens is of its blatant misuse.
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