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 […]

India’s new heroines: Tashi & Nungashi

India’s new heroines: Tashi & Nungashi

The new women heroes of the day are definitely Tashi and Nungashi Malik, the first twin sisters to climb Mount Everest together, have now become the fastest South Asians to complete the ‘Explorers Grand Slam’. But they have done it on their own, with no ‘support’ from the Narendra Modi government. The Government of new […]

How about a successful career to benefit Children?

How about a successful career to benefit Children?

You may have head of Bachelor’s Degrees in arts, commerce and science. But what can be more job oriented than a Bachelor of Vocation? This novel stream, duly recognized by the University Grants Commission(UGC) and approved by the by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) is offered by the prestigious Tata Institute of Social […]

Will Mapithal, swollen by Monsoon, swallow Chadong village?

Will Mapithal, swollen by Monsoon, swallow Chadong village?

Imphal: The rising water level in the Mapithel dam, which has already submerged crops and roads threatens to swallow the Chadong village in Ukhrul district, fear the villagers. One villager, Rebika Kasum observed, “The water will reach our dwellings soon. The road, including the only bridge that connects Chadong with other villages, is submerged. “The […]

Bihar : war of words begins

Bihar : war of words begins

With the election round the corner, high political drama in Bihar is taking its course. “A fierce war has been erupted within the NDA due to the emergence of strong political alliance of JDU, RJD and Congress. NDA is unable to figure out such state-level leader who can compete with popularity of Nitish Kumar,” says […]

Marandi : New Delhi runs Jharkhand Govt. via Whatsapp

Marandi : New Delhi runs Jharkhand Govt. via Whatsapp

Jamshedpur: Former Jharkhand Chief Minister and Jharkhand Vikas Morcha (JVM) chief Babulal Marandi commented that the state government was running on Whatsapp. Taking a pot shot, he declared : ‘the state government in Jharkhand is receiving messages on ‘Whatsapp’ from New Dakhi that dictates transfer-posting of officials. Orders come from Delhi first, later the Chief […]