Bihar allowed to play cricket after 18 year gap!

Bihar allowed to play cricket after 18 year gap!

Patna: It’s been almost 18 years! The Bihar cricket team is ‘likely’ to participate in the Ranji Trophy slated to be held in October this year. Bihar hasn’t participated in cricket tournaments at the national level since the year 2000, when the BCCI de-affiliated the Bihar Cricket Association (BCA) as its full member and conferred […]

Mizoram Govt. resists Yoga Day ‘tamasha’

Mizoram Govt. resists Yoga Day ‘tamasha’

While the ‘official machinery’ in most of India was pressed into observing International Yoga Day on Thursday, no official programme was organised under any department of the State Government in Mizoram to mark the day. Despite popular opposition to the introduction of ‘forced yoga’ last year, the event was sneaked in under the guise of […]

Kohima celebrates World Music Day 2018

Kohima celebrates World Music Day 2018

Kohima celebrated  World Music Day along with the rest of the world on June 21 at The Heritage, Old DC Bungalow, Kohima.  This is the third year running. From 4.30 pm, the World Music Day saw performances of 15 popular Naga artists from Kohima, Mokokchung and Dimapur in varied genres such as Rock, EDM, Choral, […]

Tradesmen furious over Prohibition law in Bihar

Tradesmen furious over Prohibition law in Bihar

Patna: Nitish Kumar’s Prohibition policy has been called ridiculous time and again, but to no avail. It comes as no surprise that businessmen have now started to openly criticize this clumsy law. Members of trade bodies in Bihar yesterday (June 19) condemned the arrest of a Chinese businessman on the charge of possession of liquor. […]

Assam students tackle fake news menace

Assam students tackle fake news menace

Guwahati:  Shocked and shaken by the killing and hate being spread by false news and rumours, the students in Assam have woken up. They have begun a social media movement against ‘fake news’. Students of Guwahati University have launched a “social media movement” to create awareness among small groups about the consequences of “rumour mongering” […]

Ronaldo is the flavour of Day 2

Ronaldo is the flavour of Day 2

“The night was about Cristiano. He is relentless in his pursuit of greatness. What he is doing on the world stage is ridiculous.” And somebody in a bar in India said, ‘Portugal? Wat Portugal?’ It’s Goa vs Spain’ Match of the Day pundit Rio Ferdinand said he “couldn’t breathe” as former Manchester United team-mate Cristiano […]

Six arrested for spreading fake news in Assam

Six arrested for spreading fake news in Assam

DIBRUGARH, June 11 -Police in Assam have taken a pro-active role in tracking down dangerous rumour-mongers.  The district police arrested six persons in connection with generating and circulating fake news and posting objectionable comments in various networks of the social media recently. Subhankar Chakravorty, a resident of Shantipara and reportedly a student of Dibru College […]

Tribal Organisations Condemn killing, urge restraint

Tribal Organisations Condemn killing, urge restraint

GUWAHATI, June 11 – The horror of the consequences of fake news has hit the northeast India hard, especially Assam. The killing of the two tourists have reaped the whirlwind of protests, followed by venom and sectarianism as more vested interests try to fish in troubled waters. Vehemently condemning the inhuman killing of two innocent […]

Assam police arrest Lynching suspects and Fake News peddlers

Assam police arrest Lynching suspects and  Fake News peddlers

Guwahati/Nagaon: Fake news claims more victims by the day. Two guys who went on a trip to see a waterfall were beaten to death by frenzied villagers.  Following massive protests across Assam on Sunday, fifteen people have been arrested overnight for the lynching of two young sightseers in Assam’s Karbi Anglong district on Friday, 10 […]

Who killed Suresh Oraon?

Who killed Suresh Oraon?

Ranchi: Once a crusader, always a crusader – that would sum up who Suresh Oraon was. The larger question is this: who was behind his assassination? The 30-year-old Central Coalfields (CCL) employee, who had invoked the RTI Act in his fight against displacement in the past, was shot dead during a prayer meeting at Piparwar […]