Encroachment= Man Elephant Conflict in Assam

Encroachment= Man Elephant Conflict in Assam

GUWAHATI: – A total of 31,873.76 hectares of prime forestland belonging to 12 reserved forests, a national park and a wildlife sanctuary in the North Bank Landscape (NBL) under Bodoland Territorial Area District (BTAD) continues to be under encroachment. It is no coincidence that some of the worst man-elephant conflict points fall under the landscape […]

Riding a Hearse to Hospital?

Riding a Hearse to Hospital?

Guwahati, Assam: It’s unethical, unhealthy and bizzare. In Assam’s capital (and other places in Assam as well), private hearse (or dead body carrying vans), double up as ‘ambulances’. It’s illegal, but nobody’s bothered… There is a complete ambiguity as to which department is actually mandated to rein in such illegal activities. So one  government department […]

Manipur to host UN International Conference on HIV etc.

Manipur to host UN International Conference on HIV etc.

IMPHAL : Manipur will host the United Nations International Conference to discuss issues related to drug and substance abuse and HIV/AIDS on September 30-October 1, Governor Dr Najma Heptulla announced on Sunday. She made an announcement while speaking at the 13th foundation day celebrations of the Manipur State Commission for Women (MSCW) in Imphal. Delegates […]

Kalimpong says, Adieu Fr Gressot

Kalimpong says, Adieu Fr Gressot

Old boys and staff of St. Augustine’s school in Kalimpong would remember Father Gressot, teacher, bursar, and Principal. Fr. Edouard Gressot, 97 years old, the last surviving Canons Regular missionary who worked in Kalimpong under Darjeeling diocese, died on September 9, 2019 at St. Maurice Abbey, Switzerland. He was associated with St. Augustine’s School, Kalimpong. […]

Foodgrains denied, people protest Govt apathy , PDS corruption

Foodgrains denied, people protest Govt apathy , PDS corruption

Jharkhand: The Food Security Act of 2013 is no more than a pious piece of legislation, due to government apathy and corruption in the PDS system. The poor have been denied their right to essential grains because of ‘technalities’. Fed up with the callous and corrupt system, the affected people are now coming together to […]

Book on Doms’ life launched at Gandhi Sangrahalay

Book on Doms’ life launched at Gandhi Sangrahalay

Only a bibliophile understands what book means to them. A program of book launch was organized by Xavier’s Institute of Social Research in Gandhi Sangrahalay ,Patna for the launch of the book “Bihar Ke Dom: Jeevan Sangharsh, Shamshaan se Sadak tak” by Hasan Imam. Hasan Imam said,  the title of this book “Bihar Ke Dom: […]

Come September, Catholics Reflect, Rejoice , Remember

Come September, Catholics Reflect, Rejoice , Remember

Patna, Bihar: For the small Catholic community in Bihar, the month of September has special significance. September 9 marks the 100th anniversary of the formation of Patna Diocese (now archdiocese). On Sunday, September 8, most of the churches within the Archdiocese, – which currently includes the diocese of Bhagalpur (1956), Muzaffarpur (1980), Bettiah (1998), and […]

10 Platforms, 1 Toilet @ Patna Junction

10 Platforms, 1 Toilet @ Patna Junction

Imagine yourself on Platform No. 10 of Patna Railway Station waiting with all your luggage and family to board your train and you feel the urge to urinate, you’ll have to go from Platform 10 to Platform Number 1. Patna Railway Station has 10 platforms but only one has a women’s toilet. And it’s an […]

Nagaland Government supports integrated Naga Homeland

Nagaland Government supports integrated Naga Homeland

KOHIMA: Bringing together all the areas inhabited by Naga tribes to form the Nagalim dream has fuelled the imagination of the Nagas for decades. Nagaland Vhief Minister has spoken out urging the Indian government to accede to the longstanding desire of the Naga people. Reiterating his support for integration of all contiguous Naga-inhabited areas, Nagaland […]

Northeast portal vs Meghalaya Police

Northeast portal vs Meghalaya Police

GUWAHATI, Aug 16: Northeast Now, a Guwahati-based regional news portal, has filed a complaint against the Meghalaya Police’s move to gag the media, its spokesperson said here on Friday reports IANS. The spokesperson said the portal lodged the complaint with the Press Council of India, Union Minister for Information and Broadcasting Prakash Javadekar, Indian Journalists […]

Assam Club develops Tricolour that grows into plant

Assam Club develops Tricolour that grows into plant

HAILAKANDI (Assam) – Independence day cannot get any greener than this. A flag that grows up as a marigold plant! A local women’s club has come up with a unique alternative to the commonly used ‘plastic flag’ that people use to show their patriotism on Independence Day.  In a bid to make the environment plastic […]

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