AP gives notice to over 2500 units for flouting pollution norms

AP gives notice to over 2500 units for flouting pollution norms

One cannot say this for the rest of India, but in Andhra Pradesh, the state Pollution Control Board is on its toes! Mining and Industrial projects are under scrutiny for non-compliance with environmental and pollution norms. A whopping number of 2,680 mining and industrial projects have been issued notices by the Andhra Pradesh Pollution Control […]

Gadgets should be ‘made to last’: British MP

Gadgets should be ‘made to last’: British MP

Britain has woken up to the fact that most appliances aren’t made to last these days. In fact these use and throw things are contributing to huge piles of waste. Phones and washing machines must be built to last, MPs in the UK have said as a government committee launches an inquiry into e-waste. Mary […]

Hope for the least of God’s children

Hope for the least of God’s children

In a small corner of Patna Archdiocese, beyond the suburbs of Phulwari Sharif, some 20 kilometres away from the city, is a small locality called Dhibra, where five brothers of the Missionaries of Charity run a hospice for lepers and the mentally retarded men. Started in 1986, when the MC brothers were invited by Jesuit […]

187 animals drowned, more killed fleeing Kaziranga

187 animals drowned, more killed fleeing Kaziranga

The current wave of floods in Assam has claimed the lives of 187 animals in Kaziranga National Park (KNP) including 15 one horned rhinos, one elephants and over hundred hog deer, according to local news reports. Flood waters entered  the Kaziranga National Park on July 13 and submerged almost 90 per cent of the park, […]

Manipur to become weed- friendly? Possibly, says CM

Manipur to become weed- friendly? Possibly, says CM

 IMPHAL: Will weed-growing become legal in Manipur?  The Manipur Government is studying the ‘possibility’ of cultivating ganja (marijuana) for medicinal purposes in some specific areas of the State, Chief Minister N Biren Singh said today (July 18). “We are seriously considering the option,” said the Chief Minister while addressing the inaugural function of new office […]

Hey Jude! we’ll miss you. Love, Signis India.

Hey Jude! we’ll miss you. Love, Signis India.

Like the lyrics in the Beatles’ iconic song (Hey Jude!), Jude Bothelo could take on a sad song and made it better – Frank Krishner, past president Signis Bijhan Region. Catholic communicators and media educationists all over India have expressed their gratitude for the life of Fr Jude Botelho, and tributes have poured in from […]

Landslides, lives lost: Mizoram floods rising

Landslides, lives lost: Mizoram floods rising

Mizoram is in the grip of floods, as heavy rain continues to raise havoc. Landslides, lives lost are part of the ongoing narrative.  Hundreds of families in southern Mizoram’s Lunglei district have been rendered homeless as the raging waters of Khawthlangtuipui river (Karnaphuli river) and its tributaries submerged nearly 400 houses, officials said on Sunday. […]

Patna’s Pride for All

Patna’s Pride for All

A thousand people from all walks of life got together to carry a 500 foot long pink,white and blue ‘transgender’ flag in a colourful pride parade that marked Non-Binary Day. It was truly an LGBTIQH day, with the most participation of the H community, who outnumbered the LGBTIQ participants. And that’s something that Patna, Bihar […]

Floods displace some 4 lakh in Assam

Floods displace some 4 lakh in Assam

GUWAHATI: Assam is drowning once again. Almost four and a half lakh people have been displaced as rising flood waters enter homes and hamlets, driving out people and livestock. Embankments, roads, bridges, culverts and many other infrastructure have been damaged at various places in Barpeta, Udalguri, Lakhimpur, Sonitpur and Jorhat districts. Massive erosions have been […]

CBI ने की रेड इन्दिरा जयसिंह और आनंद ग्रोवर के घर

CBI ने की रेड इन्दिरा जयसिंह और आनंद ग्रोवर के घर

केंद्रीय जाँच एजेंसी (यानी सीबीआई) ने सुप्रीम कोर्ट की वकील  आनंद ग्रोवर और भारत की भूतपूर्व एडिशनल सॉलिसटर जनरल इंदिरा जयसिंह के दिल्ली और मुंबई स्थित घरों पर छापेमारी की है। आरोप है कि इन्होंने दिल्ली स्थित एनजीओ लॉयर्स कलेक्टिव के लिए विदेशी चंदे के नियमों का उल्लंघन किया है।  दिल्ली में सीबीआई ने 54-निज़ामुद्दीन […]

Students awareness about Pride March

Students awareness about Pride March

“Why is it that as a culture, we are more comfortable seeing two man holding guns than holding hands?” These words of Ernest J. Gaines emphasise the gay pride. As we all know that the Month of June  is observed as the pride month for LGBTQ, Lesbian gay bisexual transgender and Queer community.  In 1970 […]

Union Budget: Key points

Union Budget: Key points

Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman presented the budget in Lok Sabha. Here are the key points of Budget 2019 which will give you a fair idea of what will be costlier (or cheaper) now, and in which direction the country will be moving: No change in Income Tax slabs. However, surcharge has been increased for […]