Mathematician Vashishtha Narayan passes away at 77

Mathematician Vashishtha Narayan passes away at 77

Renowned mathematician Vashishtha Narayan Singh passed away at the age of 77 at PMCH hospital on Thursday after a prolonged illness. He was diagnosed with schizophrenia while still in the US after which he had returned to India in 1974. One of the family members said that Singh was taken to PMCH after his condition […]

The lamps glow dimmer this Diwali

The lamps glow dimmer this Diwali

Diwali is a festival of lights but the light from diya is diminishing due to the coming of Chinese lights or other artificial lights. The use of diyas have become limited. The easily accessible and pocket friendly Chinese lamps have taken over the traditional diya. Every year with the coming of Diwali the artificial lamp […]

Hike in Vegetables price in Patna

Hike in Vegetables price in Patna

After the heavy rainfall and flood like situation, common people in Patna are now facing with another problem, which is hike in vegetable price. For the poor the situation has become even worse as they don’t have enough money to buy their daily bread.  Hike in vegetables price is something we cannot ignore because it […]

From Assam to NE ?No entry without NRC status!

From Assam to NE ?No entry without NRC status!

The question is, will you need to bring along a valid passport to cross over to another state some day soon? Right now, if you’re thinking of crossing the Assam border to a neighbouring state, you’re most likely to run into a roadblock or two. Just look at the aftermath of the NRC jhamela!  According […]

Water rising, but people hopeful in Flooded Patna

Water rising, but people hopeful in Flooded Patna

 Battered by heavy rainfall for the past 48 hours in 3 districts of Bihar, at least 29 people have died in the state due to mishaps caused by the downpour, according to news agency ANI. Parts of the city experienced a break in the rainfall for a few hours,and very low precipitation on Monday. That […]

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. […]

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