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Brahmakumari accuses religious coordinator of rape

Brahmakumari accuses religious coordinator of rape

PATNA: Oh no, not the Brahmakumaris? A Brahmakumari is now outing a male coordinator, accusing him of rape. Religious outfits are on the mat for sexually, emotionally, and physically abusing…

Whatever the religion, a 12 year old is child, not wife

Whatever the religion, a 12 year old is child, not wife

MUMBAI: Should personal law come in the way of  ensuring the right to childhood for girls? Can Orthodox Muslims always claim exception to the law citing ‘religious reasons’? The Prohibition of…

4 year old from Assam creates world record

4 year old from Assam creates world record

PATHSALA: This North-eastern four year old from Assam may be arguably the world’s youngest kid with a large vocabulary. Kavyam Kashyap, a four years and four month-old child of Milanpur…

Assam PDS food, fuel ends up in black market, Bangladesh

Assam PDS food, fuel ends up in black market, Bangladesh

GUWAHATI: Food security may be on Assam government’ mind, but it fails in stemming corruption. The local daily ‘Assam Tribune’ has reported that much of the food and fuel items…

Indian Himalayan Youth Summit concludes

Indian Himalayan Youth Summit concludes

DIMAPUR: To address issues of environment and sustainable development of mountain States, youths from 11 Indian Himalayan States, including Nagaland, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Sikkim, Assam, Manipur, Mizoram, Meghalaya, Arunachal Pradesh,…

Assam small tea growers to go organic

Assam small tea growers to go organic

GUWAHATI:– Small tea growers will find relief and prosperity if they go the ‘organic’ way, says a report in the Assam Times daily. In view of the growing demand for…

Panchayats to get their own buildings, banks in Bihar

Panchayats to get their own buildings, banks in Bihar

PATNA:  Local self government institutions in Bihar will soon have their own official buildings : Panchayat Sarkar Bhavans at all 8,402 panchayats of the state, @ Rs 83 lakh each!…

Boycott Chinese Goods to set Tibet Free

Boycott Chinese Goods to set Tibet Free

Vikram Mahajan has proposed that Indians and Tibetans boycott Chinese goods in order to free Tibet. Except for the Tibetans, and those who support their cause, most people feel it’s…

78 dead in Pakistani Taliban Church attack

78 dead in Pakistani Taliban Church attack

PESHAWAR, Pakistan — Two suicide bombers blew themselves up amid hundreds of worshippers at a historic church in northwestern Pakistan on Sunday, killing 78 people in the deadliest-ever attack against…

Sri Lanka’s poor Tamils ignore Oz warnings, will risk all

Sri Lanka’s poor Tamils ignore Oz warnings, will risk all

As Australia’s new government launches tough measures to halt asylum seekers arriving on boats, some dirt-poor fishermen and their families half a world away in Sri Lanka seem undeterred, says…

Mahinda Rajpaksha vs Pillay in Sri Lanka human rights brawl?

Mahinda Rajpaksha vs Pillay in Sri Lanka human rights brawl?

Is the government of Sri Lanka trying to discredit UN top human rights official Ms Navi Pillay by means of a disinformation campaign in the local media? Pillay went on…

Stop obsessing, doubt is essential to finding God, Trust Him!

Stop obsessing, doubt is essential to finding God, Trust Him!

Pope Francis said that the Roman Catholic church had grown “obsessed” with preaching about abortion, gay marriage and contraception in his most extensive and revealing interview since he was elected…

Death sentence to two Biharis for roasting family alive

Death sentence to two Biharis for roasting family alive

NEW DELHI: Two Bihari men Jagat and Deepak Rai, who roasted an entire family alive because they accused him of stealing a buffalo, was awarded the noose in a case…

Assam restautant owner gets jail for illegal LPG use

Assam restautant owner gets jail for illegal LPG use

Jorhat, Assam:  Watch out those who use domestic cooking gas in hotels! The law is out to track you down, at least in Assam. Illegal use of LPG will bring…

Meghalaya shutdown: go back outsiders, they say

Meghalaya shutdown: go back outsiders, they say

SHILLONG: The agitation for implementation of the Inner line Permit in Meghalaya shows no signs of abating, and people of all ages are drawn into the fray. The ongoing agitation…

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