Action packed year ahead for Patna Catholics …

Action packed year ahead for Patna Catholics …

It will be an action packed year for the Catholic community in the state of Bihar as the Archdiocese of Patna rolls out a series of events and activities to mark its first 100 years. After a scintillating three day Bible ‘mega-fest’ in October last year, that followed the rather simple and low-key inauguration of […]

Mizoram will soon have a new Act to check illegal immigrants

Mizoram will soon have a new Act to check illegal immigrants

The Mizoram Assembly unanimously passed a bill that seeks to detect foreigners illegally residing in the northeastern state, that shares an over 700-km border with Bangladesh and Burma (Myanmar). Introducing The Mizoram Maintenance of Household Registers Bill, 2019, Chief Minister Zoramthanga said the influx of foreigners into the state through its porous borders has remained […]

Jitne Log Utne Prem wins Vyas Samman Award

Jitne Log Utne Prem wins Vyas Samman Award

For nurturing “life in poetry amidst experiences and through language”, Padma Shri recipient Liladhar Jaguri has been chosen for the prestigious Vyas Samman award for his poetry collection, Jitne Log Utne Prem, published in 2013. The award, instituted in 1991 and given by the KK Birla Foundation, recognises outstanding literary work in Hindi authored by […]

Exemption of University teachers from election duties

Exemption of University teachers from election duties

In the election vibration, for the smooth conduct of ongoing university examination Patna University is likely to request the district administration to exempt the university teachers from election duties. PU vice-chancellor Rash Bihari Parsad Singh assured this to a delegation of Patna University Teachers’ Association (PUTA) which met him on Wednesday. The delegation, which was […]

Patna airport getting ready to accommodate Helicopters and Private Choppers

Patna airport getting ready to accommodate Helicopters and Private Choppers

Good news for the people of Patna. Authorities of the city’s Jayaprakash Narayan International Airport are  getting ready to accommodate helicopters and private choppers, which will arrive in large numbers during the Lok Sabha election, at the state air dock. Work has started to create temporary parking space for helicopters and private choppers on the […]

UP schools left in darkness

UP schools left in darkness

The government was probably in dark till now. 55 thousands primary and junior schools’ in UP lack the facility of electric connection, this came to light during the campaigning and in preparation of polling booth after the announcement of Lok Sabha election. The children were forced to study in heat without any fan and lights. […]

No drinking water in villages along Assam-Arunachal border

A low water table, and high arsenic and fluoride content in groundwater makes people go thirsty.

No drinking water in villages along Assam-Arunachal border

Ming-Mang (Assam-Arunachal Border): The entire area looks picturesque with blue hills on the northern horizon sloping towards the plains full with different streams and brooks flowing through paddy fields of villages. But this seemingly beautiful landscape dotted with huts and chang ghars of villages on the inter-State border areas of Assam and Arunachal Pradesh in […]

After PM Modi, BJP minister cracks joke on mental health

After PM Modi, BJP minister cracks joke on mental health

Days after PM Modi used dyslexia to mock Rahul Gandhi, Bihar Health Minister Shri Mangal Pandey of BJP, yesterday on 9th of March, made an insensitive remark on mental illness, at an event on mental health. Mr Pandey, in a jape, compared a person inattentive towards his work to a person suffering with mental illness, […]

NE Newspapers announce boycott of State Govt News from Sunday

NE Newspapers announce boycott of State Govt News from Sunday

GUWAHATI; Sorry Chief Minister, we are not covering your press conference! Newspapers in Assam will not carry any government news, photographs, or advertisements for three days, in protest against the apathy of the Assam Government towards newspaper houses The North East Newspaper Society has announced a three-day boycott of all State Government advertisements, any news […]

International Women’s Day a gift by Clara Zetkin

International Women’s Day a gift by Clara Zetkin

International Women’s Day was started more than 100 years ago. Its idea was also of a woman, whose name was Clara Zetkin. Clara was a Marxist thinker and activist, but she was also active on the question of women’s rights. In 1910 an international conference of women was held in Copenhagen. For the first time […]

Almost 4 months on, search continues in flooded Meghalaya mine

Almost 4 months on, search continues in flooded Meghalaya mine

It began on December 13 last year, and still doggedly continues. The Search for miners trapped inside a coal mine in Meghalaya’s East Jaintia Hills district. After the navy left following India-pak tensions after March 2 this year, the operations are now mainly confined to dewatering of the main shaft and other adjoining mines. You […]

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