Northeast faces Rohingya influx, 45 nabbed in two months

Northeast faces Rohingya influx, 45 nabbed in two months

Influx of Rohingya Muslim refugees has become a headache for security forces in the Northeast. In two separate incidents that came to light on Friday (Januray 15), some 12 Rohingyas were discovered and arrested. The Railway Protection Force (RPF) has arrested 10 Rohingyas from Agartala-New Delhi Rajdhani Express. NF Railway CPRO Subhanan Chanda said 10 […]

A Smashing Tale from Bihar

A Smashing Tale from Bihar

On Christmas Day, a dastardly act of vandalism took place in Bihar’s capital city. The Quila House Museum, probably the largest privately owned collection of artifacts and cultural treasures in the state, was broken into by a weapon wielding mob, that rampaged through the grounds and smashed priceless figurines and heirlooms. It’s surprising that this […]

Brand new District for Assam

Brand new District for Assam

Assam has now 34 districts! People in Bajali sub-division in Assam woke up this morning to find themselves in Assam’s newest district. Bajali has been carved out of Barpeta district. A notification was issued by the Govenor of Assam Jagdish Mukhi on Tuesday (12th January). With this Bajali has become the 34th full-fledged district of […]

Patna readies for New Archbishop, Farewell to William D’Souza

Patna readies for New Archbishop, Farewell  to William D’Souza

Patna: Patna Archdiocese will bid farewell to their Metropolitan Archbishop Most Rev William D’Souza SJ and welcome the newly appointed pastoral governor the Most Rev Sebastian Kallupura following the official announcement by the CBCI on Wednesday, 9 December, 2020 at 4.30pm. Most Rev. William D’Souza S.J., who on attaining the age of 74, had sent […]

Wannabe Lawmakers assure Protection of Minority Rights at Jesuit College event

Wannabe Lawmakers assure Protection of Minority Rights at Jesuit College event

PATNA: In this covid-19 bound Bihar Assembly election, the Jesuits of Patna province took education and citizen’s awareness a step further , hosting a ‘Know your candidate event’ in the premises of one of Patna’s leading colleges. Prominent candidates of Digha assembly constituency on Thursday, October 29, made their cases, presented sharply divergent views, expounded […]

Journalism is not a PR exercise: Rajdeep Sardesai

Journalism is not a PR exercise: Rajdeep Sardesai

In a significant appeal to those who mentor the upcoming generation of journalists, news anchor, multimedia journalist and author Rajdeep Sardesai spoke of the importance of teaching media ethics as part of the journalism course. Journalism has changed dramatically over the past 30 years, and in the ‘age of mobile journalism’ youngsters looking at a […]

Short term Profs await job axe in Bihar, protest

Short term Profs await job axe in Bihar, protest

Patna : By September end, the second phase of TEQIP will end. Technical Education Quality Improvement Project (TEQIP) is a fully integrated plan of twenty – five years. The government of India on 1st February 2017 signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the World Bank in which India took loan of US $ 201.50 […]

Folk hero, Rebel, God!

Folk hero, Rebel, God!

Birsa Munda was a freedom fighter, but he did not fight against the British. He fought against the feudal system which was introduced by the British government in India. He was a folk hero and a religious leader. He was born in the Bengal Presidency of the British government on November 15, 1875.The state of […]

Non Christians bring Easter to Patna Homes tonight!

Non Christians bring Easter to Patna Homes tonight!

Tonight, as hundreds of Catholics in Bihar at home and elsewhere, watch Archbishop William D’Souza SJ perform the traditional ritual dedication of the Pascal candle on their TVs, laptops or mobile phones, via the Newsnet YouTube channel, they will be bound together in celebration and worship. Behind this effort is a three member team, one […]

UP Ambulances back on road

UP Ambulances back on road

Lucknow: In the midst of the covid-19 controversies, a Press trust of India report from Uttar Pradesh mentioned a lightning strike by the state’s ambulance drivers. The association of ambulance employees in Uttar Pradesh has called off their strike following negotiations with the administration over their demands for timely wages and protective gear to guard […]

Glenary’s, Darjeeling Salutes You! So do We!

Glenary’s, Darjeeling Salutes You! So do We!

While West Bengal is on the eve of shutdown to slow the spread of the Covid-19 virus,  Darjeeling’s iconic  Glenary’s Bakery and Restaurant today handed out free bread and bakery items to kids before the lockdown, and   has promised to continue to supply food to charitable organisations in the shutdown weeks ahead. Located at Nehru […]

Platform tickets up 400% in Bihar

Platform tickets up 400% in Bihar

Patna: From tonight, Railway Platform tickets have been hiked 400 percent from Rs 10 to rs 50, in an effort to discourage crowding at railway stations. The hike will be ‘temporary’, until the corona-virus situation clears. The East Central Railway Zone headquartered at Hajipur in the state, has hiked price of platform tickets from Rs […]

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