India gets thirstier, but why no planning?

India gets thirstier, but why no planning?

It is a cruel summer, and India is staggering under a heat wave. North, East, South, West: all  parts of India have stories of thirst and drought. Be it Bihar or Jharkhand, Bengal or Orissa, everywhere you find news about heat wave and scarcity of water. Much of India is reeling under a scorching heat […]

Northeast proves that it can rock with the best!

Northeast proves that it can rock with the best!

Guwahati: The crowd started trickling into the stadium from 1.30pm. By 5.30pm, when the official function kicked off, the stands were almost chock-a-block. Bands from the Northeast – Salvator (Manipur), Still Waters (Sikkim), Purple Fusion (Nagaland), The Soul Rebels (Arunachal Pradesh), Boomarang (Mizoram) and others got the audience rocking since the afternoon. The evergreen “Bob […]

Transgenders as sub-inspectors in TN

Transgenders  as sub-inspectors in TN

Transgender K Prithika Yashini and 21 other transgenders were appointed as Sub-inspectors  of police by City Police Commissioner Smith Saran after undergoing medical check-up on Monday. The candidates will train in Chennai, police said. But Yamini had to fight for her rights. Yashini had appealed the Madras High Court after her application was rejected by the Tamil […]

302 Smiles After Xavier Digha Job Fair

302 Smiles After  Xavier Digha Job Fair

Patna:, St. Xavier’s Colleges, Digha organised an Open Career Fair on their campus on 13th and 14th February, 2016. The two-day Fair offered a host of recruitment opportunities for students and for companies which co-sponsored and participated in the event. It opened up an avenue for exchange of information and ideas between interested parties. The […]

Two Northeast stars in final SAG punch-out!

Two Northeast stars in final SAG punch-out!

Shillong:  Good news for boxing fans as six Indian Boxers: M. C. Mary Kom, L Devendro Singh, Shiva Thapa,  Manoj Kumar, Vikas Krishan, Pooja Rani advanced to the finals of the 12th South Asian Games on Sunday. The woman boxing star of the North east, Olympic bronze-medallist Mary Kom, in 51kg weight category, defeated her Bangladeshi […]

Three swimming ladies of South Asia

Three swimming ladies of South Asia

GUWAHATI: Lianne Catherine Swan of Pakistan clinched the gold medal in the women’s 200m breaststroke in the ongoing South Asian Games in India’s city of Guwahati. Lianna Swan holds dual citizenship, British and Pakistani. She gave Pakistan its first gold at the ongoing meet. Her father is British and her mother is Pakistani. She resides […]

Placements for Digha Xaverians

Placements for Digha Xaverians

Students of the two St Xavier’s Colleges, located on the Digha campus have reason to be happy. Forty three final year students of BBA, B-Com (P), BCA and BA (Economics) of St. Xavier’s College and St. Xavier’s College of Management and Technology have got jobs via campus placement by ICICI Prudential Life Insurance. Out of […]

Patna Police book MLA for insulting woman

Patna Police book MLA for insulting woman

Patna: The wife of a Delhi businessman has accused JDU MLA Sarfraz Alam of misbehaviour. Alam, who is the son of RJD MP Mohammed Taslimuddin, has been booked under various sections of the IPC pertaining to sexual advances, causing insult, wrongful confinement and so on, Patna SP (rail) Prakash Nath Mishra said. The incident took […]

Jharkhand joined by Rural transport service soon

Jharkhand joined by Rural transport service soon

Ranchi: In Jharkhand, the state cabinet amended the motor vehicles regulations so that bus and trekker services can operate in rural areas, thus linking villages with block and district headquarters as well as state and national highways.   It is proposed that under Gramin Seva Yaan, (a rural public transport service), permits will be granted […]

Kalimpong: new district of Gorkhaland?

Kalimpong: new district of Gorkhaland?

Will Kalimpong become a new district? From whispers to murmurs, now the issue has gained ground, with Kalimpong MLA Harka Bahadur Chettri pitching for it. The demand for a separate district carved out of the Kalimpong sub-division in the Darjeeling hills is set to change of the course of politics in the region. This month, […]

Why Imphal isn’t a good place to visit right now

Why Imphal isn’t a good place to visit right now

Imphal: Hey tourists, don’t plan any visits to Manipur this month! It’s chaotic. Long lines at fuel pumps. People rushing to stores and buying up as many staples they can lay hands on. Why? Kukis and Nagas are up in arms. A 10-day blockade along Manipur’s feeder roads and another 48-hour bandh in the hill […]

SC steers clear of FTII controversy

SC steers clear of FTII controversy

PUNE: Reacting to the Union government’s negligence over the demand of terminating actor Gajendra Chauhan’s appointment as chairperson, students at Pune’s Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) threatened to go on hunger strike. Supreme Court declined to intervene in the raging controversy. Over a hundred students of the prestigious film school have been protesting for […]