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 […]

Young Patna: Soda pop & Retro cool

Young Patna: Soda pop & Retro cool

With Patna facing the hottest summer this year, people are looking for different ways to quench their thirst. Coming to their rescue are sodas of different flavours. These sodas are big relief to youngsters with small pockets. Flavoured Sodas is the alternative for highly priced branded cold drinks. Reason: Soda Pop  tastes akin to branded […]

On broken wings: no jobs for new Pilots

On broken wings: no jobs for new Pilots

Training costs up to Rs one crore, still 7,000 pilots jobless Flying in the air with a starting salary of two lakh per month. Sounds interesting? But the reality is that today some of the pilots are in search of other careers. A newspaper mentioned the story of one Deepak Malik who trained as a […]

Railway Fire makes Air fare hot!

Railway Fire makes Air fare hot!

A fire at one railway station has sent airfares through the roof! The recent fire accident Itarsi in Madhya Pradesh is to blame. Air fares have gone up on Chennai-Delhi sector as Indian railways have cancelled trains to Delhi and other destinations after a fire accident at Itaris railway station has thrown traffic on one […]

Bridges of Bihar: Kosi Mahasetu

Bridges of Bihar: Kosi Mahasetu

Since 2008, People in the Kosi belt fear devastation by floods. At that time the whole communication network was totally wiped out. Chief Minister Nitish Kumar then promised to ensure development of the entire region. A promise that took him four years to fulfil in the form of Baluaha Ghat bridge or ‘Kosi Mahasetu’. This […]

Why can’t gay men donate blood in the UK?

Why can’t gay men donate blood in the UK?

Gay men or MSMs are prevented from donating blood in England, even though a ‘lifetime ban’ on Gay men donating blood was lifted in 2011. In Northern Ireland, gay men may be also to get married, but they still cannot donate blood to their significant other! The National Health Service had recently indicated that blood […]

More than bridges, building Bihar the BRPNNL way

More than bridges,  building Bihar the BRPNNL way

Twelve bridges coming up every month in Bihar! One can say that Bihar is bridging the development gap. In fact, in July 2013, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar inaugurated a record 127 bridges,built at a cost of 378 crore. Can any other state claim such achievement? The biggest hand behind this sort of achievement in Bihar […]

Bihar Livelihood Target: educating 12 lakh rural women

Bihar Livelihood Target:  educating 12 lakh rural women

Bihar Rural Livelihood Promotion society, [Jeevika] and the Mass Education Directorate of the Education have joined hands to give over 12 lakh rural women basic educational inputs in the course of one year. Chief executive officer of Jeevika, N Vijaya Lakshmi and principal secretary, education, RK Mahajan signed a MoU with this aim on Monday. […]

NSUI stops trains for over one hour to protest Modi inaction

NSUI stops trains for over one hour to protest Modi inaction

National Students’ Union of India (NSUI) protested against Modi government yesterday by blocking trains between Patna Junction and Rajendra Nagar Terminal, creating inconvenience for passengers. The protests lasted for about an hour and a half , when the students were hauled away by the cops, and then later released. NSUI publicly was protesting the ‘ […]

Get aware about elders abuse

Get aware about elders abuse

“Some years ago, I was visiting a grandmother who was looking after her two young grandchildren in a mountainous region of Uganda. We got out of the Land Rover with our country staff and walked over to her shamba, expecting to have a relaxed working day in the countryside. Instead we were greeted with the […]