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 […]

Online I-Day for Digha Xaverians

Online I-Day for Digha Xaverians

PATNA: With stay home and stay safe being the new mantra, and ‘patriotism’ being defined as ‘saving lives’, it’s no great wonder that colleges and institutions opted for ‘creative’ and ‘innovative’ ways to celebrate the 74th Independence day. What it actually meant was that some sort of online interaction was planned to ‘observe’ the day, […]

‘Put NRC on hold’: Assam Public Works to Top Court

‘Put NRC on hold’: Assam Public Works to Top Court

The NRC headache just won’t go away! The Government of India keeps the citizens in doubt and confusion about the national register of Citizens exercise, while ASSAM, the ‘test case’ for NRC is in turmoil. The Assam Public Works (APW) has filed yet another petition in the Supreme Court pleading that the National Register of […]

Indian Army reaches out in Assam

Indian Army reaches out in Assam

Sir, In Nalbari, Assam, the Indian army is doing laudable work. Keeping in tune with the Indian Army’s endeavour to remain at the forefront of the nation’s development, a unit of the Red Horns Division under the aegis of Indian Army’s ‘Civic Outreach Programme – Operation Sadbhavana’, on the New Year’s day, organised a maintenance […]

Iodized salt = Healthy Generation

Iodized salt = Healthy Generation

Iodized salt is one way to make sure that our young children avoid cretinism, goitre and other brain deficiencies. Iodized salt adds nutrition to a child’s meal. India began its salt iodization programme in 1962 following studies demonstrating the links between goiter and iodine deficiency. After an initial period of low political priority, strong government […]

Nazareth Academy Alumni Meet

Nazareth Academy Alumni Meet

NOSA (Nazareth Old Students’ Association) an alumni association  of Nazareth academy, Gaya organized the NOSA Annual Reunion at Nazareth Academy, Gaya where the Nazareth Ex-student, Dr. (Mrs.) Bindu Singh, Senior Professor and the past District Governor of Rotary was the Chief Guest who lit the Inaugural Lamp. Sr. Ann Mary, Chief Patron started the meeting […]

Reform should not be at the cost of SC independence

Reform should not be at the cost of SC independence

On Friday last, four of the senior most judges of the Supreme Court went public questioning the conduct of Chief Justice of India (CJI) Dipak Misra leading to deep institutional crisis. However, this allegation is not simply about the personalities involved. It represents the serious crisis of legitimacy and culmination of the gradual deepening of […]

Battle of the bands in West Sikkim

Things hotted up in cold Sikkim today at Sikkim Government College, Gyalshing West Sikkim. They are hosting for the first time their own Inter-College Band Competition (Battle of the Bands), as part of College Fest UDAAN (Aim for the Sky) 2017 . The fun began on 13th and will last till 15th November, 2017. The […]

Stinking waste piles up in Jamshedpur

Stinking waste piles up in Jamshedpur

Let me tell the unwary visitor one thing, Jamshedpur stinks! All this noise about  Swachh Bharat Abhiyan being taken forward with much zeal across the country!  Well,  two important stretches under Jamshedpur Notified Area Committee (JNAC) in the steel city and Adityapur Municipal Council (AMC) in the adjoining Seraikela-Kharsawan district stick out like sore thumbs. […]

EMBRACING NON-VIOLENCE

EMBRACING NON-VIOLENCE

Cedric Prakash SJ writes: Let us embrace non-violence in these times of violence! These times in which one has no qualms of conscience in aborting the unborn child or cheering for the death penalty to be given to the ‘hardened’ criminal; times in which, child abuse is rampant and one normally looks the other side […]

Railway Ministry ‘shames’ citizens?

Railway Ministry ‘shames’ citizens?

Railways started a campaign that they are subsidizing my tickets and they are getting only 53% of total cost incurred on my travel. Is it true? What are the calculations? I think all the expenses on account of ticketless travel, concessions given to Journalists, MP/MLAs, Padma Awardees, Shram Awardees, Gallantry awards etc should not be […]

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