Bodo accord will depend on Govt Sincerity

Bodo accord will depend on Govt Sincerity

GUWAHATI:  Success of the third Bodo Accord signed on January 27 will depend entirely on the sincerity of the Government and all the stakeholders. This was the observation of the All Bodo Students’ Union (ABSU), which is also a signatory to the Accord. President of the ABSU, Promode Boro said that the students’ body is […]

Secondary Examinations start across Bihar

Secondary Examinations start across Bihar

Bihar Board BSEB 12th exam 2020 starts from Monday February 3. The Bihar School Education Board (BSEB) intermediate and Class 12 examinations will begin from Monday. This year, 12.5 lakh (12,05,390) students have registered for the examination, including 5.38 lakh female students and 6.56 lakh males. To curb cheating, the board has taken several measures […]

Italian Bishop reports ‘abusive’ clerics to Police

Italian Bishop reports ‘abusive’ clerics to Police

In what is being spoken of as a ‘historical first’, a bishop has gone to Italy’s  civil authorities to denounce priests and religious brothers accused of sexually abusing minors. Bishop Giovanni Nerbini has broken ranks with the men who lead Italy’s other 225 dioceses. Nerbini, who is bishop of the Diocese of Prato just 16 […]

‘Time not right for hosting Filmfare Awards in Assam’, say locals

‘Time not right for hosting Filmfare Awards in Assam’, say locals

GUWAHATI: – Registering a strong protest against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA), a number of leading artistes and intellectuals of Assam have asserted that the time is not right to hold a mega event like Filmfare Awards function in the State, report local media. Political observers say that the proposed event, to be held for […]

Bodo Accord- a move towards peace and reconciliation in Assam

Bodo Accord- a move towards peace and reconciliation in Assam

GUWAHATI: – The accord signed by the Central and State governments with four factions of the National Democratic Front of Boroland (NDFB) and All Bodo Students’ Union (ABSU) was designed to bring in improvement to the Bodoland Territorial Council (BTC) and efforts were made to ensure that the interests of the non-Bodos living in that […]

Basketball superstar, Kobe: a practicing Catholic!

Basketball superstar, Kobe: a practicing Catholic!

The sudden death of Sports superstar Kobe Bryant in a is being mourned the world over, and specially by Catholics who knew him as a good man. Hours before he died (Sunday Jan 26), basketball superstar Kobe Bryant attended Mass at Our Lady Queen of Angels Catholic Church in Newport Beach, California. His parish is […]

Operation Blackface: nabbing Indians spreading child porn via social media

Operation Blackface: nabbing Indians spreading child porn via social media

India, emerging as a source for child pornography with over 25,000 instances of ‘suspected child pornography’ being uploaded ? ‘Operation Blackface’ is on in Maharashtra. It’s a drive to tackle child porn uploaders. It’s a whole new experience for Indian police, tracking child abuse (porn) spread via social media. Meanwhile, FIRs and arrests are taking […]

You’re missing phone’s with the U’Khand Police!

You’re missing phone’s with the U’Khand Police!

The Uttarakhand Police these days are surprising people by giving them expensive mobile phones, says an ANI report What’s the story? The state police has begum actively nabbing phone snatchers and returning the devices to the real owners. Cell phones with a total worth of crores of rupees have been returned so far and the […]

Candles flicker against CAA, NRC, JNU violence

Candles flicker  against CAA, NRC, JNU violence

Delhi, January 8: Hundreds sat before of the Jama Masjid in Delhi with candles and posters in a peacweful protest against the amended citizenship law, NRC and the National Population Register. Residents from all parts of Old Delhi —Lal Kuan, Gali Kasim, Bhuja Pandi and Ajmeri Gate – participated in the protest. They also expressed […]

Heat, water and ice: India in 2019

Heat, water and ice: India in 2019

The globe is heating up, and India is no exception, and 2019 was the 7th warmest since 1901! The warmest year was 2016. The rise in average temperatures over India in 2019 was the lowest since 2016, according to a report from the India Meteorological Department (IMD). Nevertheless, the year that went by was the […]

Hate groups and criminals killed Bihar Teen, say police

Hate groups and criminals killed Bihar Teen, say police

Lat Friday (January3) Two men affiliated to fringe Hindu outfits red-flagged by police were among six arrested in Patna for the murder of a teenager whose body was found on December 31 — ten days after he was last seen participating in an RJD protest against the CAA and NRC with a Tricolour in his […]