776 graduates for Don Bosco 7th University Convocation

776 graduates for Don Bosco 7th University Convocation

Guwahati: A total of 766 students from across India and 20 other countries studying in Assam Don Bosco University will be offered their degrees during its 7th convocation on its Tepesia campus here on Saturday. Union minister of state for electronics and information technology S.S. Ahluwalia, Assam governor Jagdish Mukhi and chief minister Sarban-anda Sonowal, […]

People need to get out of the way, if bridges are to be repaired!

People need to get out of the way, if bridges are to be repaired!

Calcutta: West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee has pointed out an important thing that effects every state: It’s not that easy to repair old bridges and flyovers, because of the population living under them. Chief minister Mamata Banerjee told reporters yesterday (6 September) that lifespan of several bridges in the city had “expired” but pleaded […]

Hooligan Horror as Cow protection!

Hooligan Horror as Cow protection!

Lucknow: Cow protection hooligans linked to a group formed by Uttar Pradesh Chief minister Yogi Adityanath attacked an man taking his cow to the vet, screaming that he was abandoning it! A video clip of the incident was loosed on social media, following which the police have arrested four men. The face of a septuagenarian […]

81 year old Stan Swamy won’t Shut Up

81 year old Stan Swamy won’t Shut Up

Ranchi: Eighty-one year old Stan Swamy isn’t going to be gagged or intimidated. He speaks gently, but clearly. He says that both the governments: the one in Jharkhand and the one in the centre, are busy trying to frighten people who have begun to speak out against mismanagement and failure to govern. “What do you […]

Piped gas: 10 CNG Stations for Patna

Piped gas: 10 CNG Stations for Patna

Bihar is set to get the supply of natural gas from the Jagdishpur-Haldia gas pipeline which is being extended till Odisha. The project entails laying 2655-km of gas pipeline that will touch Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Bengal and Odisha. Around 490km of main pipeline has to be laid in Bihar for supplying gas to the […]

Activist arrest: Maharastra Police have no answers for Delhi HC

Activist arrest: Maharastra Police have no answers for Delhi HC

The Delhi High Court has pointed out irregularities in the way certain human rights activists and journalists have been ‘arrested’ by the Maharashtra Police. What’s happening? In at least this one case, it is evident that something strange and sinister has been set in motion. With the Maharashtra police unable to explain the specific offence […]

Bare-headed bikers, illegal Parkers have tough time

Bare-headed bikers, illegal Parkers have tough time

Patna: The motorbike and pillion riders in Bihar, who largely ignore the rule of wearing helmets, were in for an unpleasant surprise as the transport department clamped down on them yesterday. Even though some smart alecks thought that the police would be soft on them because of the  holiday during Raksha Bandhan, hopes were dashed! […]

Patna to get CNG connections by October

Patna to get CNG connections  by October

Patna: The Gas Authority of India Limited is near to completing the first phase of the gas pipeline project here after its final alignment was approved recently.City households will get piped CNG (compressed natural gas) for cooking purposes from October this year . The first phase will cover areas between Saguna Mor on the outskirts […]

Mizoram Nurses want a Better Deal

Mizoram Nurses want a Better Deal

AIZAWL, Aug 23 – Hundreds of trained nurses took to the streets here today in a nationwide protest called by the Trained Nurses’ Association of India (TNAI) to press for fulfilment of an 11-point charter of demands. The Mizoram State branch of the TNAI submitted a memorandum to the State Government, demanding salaries and allowances […]

He fought for Press Freedom, will be Remembered

He fought for Press Freedom, will be Remembered

NEW DELHI, Aug 23 – Eminent journalist and author Kuldip Nayar, who fought fiercely for press freedom and civil liberties, is no more, reports PTI. He was 95. Nayar died around 12.30 am at the Escorts hospital, his elder son Sudhir Nayar said. He was suffering from pneumonia and was admitted to the hospital five […]

Bulldozers hound hawkers, ruffle rich feathers, free up traffic in Patna

Bulldozers hound hawkers, ruffle rich feathers, free up traffic in Patna

Patna: A road-widening and anti-encroachment drive is on in the Bihar capital, and the residents are looking at the whole exercise with mixed feelings. The bulldozers demolished a portion of a house belonging to Union minister S.S. Ahluwalia on Tuesday, the fifth day of the ongoing anti-encroachment drive. The civic administration said the demolished portion […]