North East News Digest

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Though North East India is an integral part of India,news from these states seldom hit the headlines.Their under-representation in mainstream media doesn’t help us connect with them as well as we do with rest of the country. I See India  wants to improve our knowledge about the life of people in these eight states so that we get over our apathy towards them and develop a humane connection instead. Every week there will be a North East News Digest highlighting good news and cultural activities from these places.

Nagaland man designs his own sound system

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Lanu Jamir, a promising entrepreneur from Nagaland, recently designed and launched his own sound system under the brand name of ‘ZipSound’. The sound system was launched through his Zip Engineering and Innovation Centre, which specializes in designing and building speakers and amplifiers. The components of the sound system have been built entirely by Jamir at his workshop. Read More

 
 

everest awardSikkim confers Khel Ratna Award to 3 Everesters

Sikkim Government on October 19 announced to confer the Sikkim Khel Ratna Award along with the Cash reward of Rs 10 lakh each to the three Everesters – Anand Gurung, Ravindra Kumar and Kazi Sherpa who had scaled Mt. Everest during the month of May 2013. Read More

 

Assam’s Madhurjya Borah tops India’s biggest open Triathlon event

The fourth Hyderabad Triathlon was held in Hyderabad on Sunday 20th October 2012. Over 600 athletes participated in the four streams: Duathlon, Novice, Sprint, Olympic and Half Iron. The Olympic Triathlon saw 100 participants slogging it out with a swim of 1.5 kms in the pool, 40 kms, and a final run of 10 kms. The Sprint Triathlon which involved 20 kms cycling / 5 kms running / 750 mtrs swim saw over 100 athletes who vied for the honours. ​Madhurjya Borah topped yet another race in the Olympic stream. This national triathlete who hails from Assam, has been training in Bangalore and dreams to represent India at the Rio Olympics in 2016. Read More

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