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Women ignore warnings, light up and puff away

Women ignore warnings, light up and puff away

NEW DELHI: Despite all the advertisements, information, and heavy taxation on cigarettes smokers are going to light up anyway. What’s more, women smokers are puffing away, and their tribe has…

IIT Madras ban Ambedkar discussion group

IIT Madras ban Ambedkar discussion group

CHENNAI: Students are now being ‘banned’ from criticizing the Indian prime minister. All it takes to shut down a discussion group is an ‘annonymous’ complaint, and it would seem, heads…

Assam to compensate 4000 erosion-hit families

Assam to compensate 4000 erosion-hit families

JORHAT: Assam will earmark some 16,000 ‘bighas’ of land as compensation for families displaced by erosion. At a district-level meeting here today, administrative officers of Jorhat, Majuli and Titabor said…

AFSPA to go from Tripura, Manipur may follow!

AFSPA to go from Tripura, Manipur may follow!

AGARTALA (Tripura) and IMPHAL (Manipur) – The day is not far when Iron lady Irom Sharmila may finally stop her decades long hunger strike. Two significant developments took place on…

Pakistan fails to protect its minorities

Pakistan fails to protect its minorities

Lahore: The State yet again fails to protect its minorities. Churches looted and vandalized; houses looted and then set on fire; residents threatened with death: this is becoming commonplace in…

Manabí : my priority is my students

Manabí : my priority is my students

KOLKATA: The LGBT community, and particularly the transgender community are very pleased, because India got its first transgender college principal recently. Dr. Manabi Bandopadhyay takes charge of Krishnagar Women’s College…

King George’s University for ‘Munnabhai MBBS’ tribe?

King George’s University for ‘Munnabhai MBBS’ tribe?

LUCKNOW: Is the King George’s Medical University in Lucknow fast becoming a hub of imposters and admission racketeers? Reports say there have been three incidents over the past eight months,…

When forced away from the forests, tribal culture dies

When forced away from the forests, tribal culture dies

Jharsuguda (Orissa): Dayamani Barla, a well known tribal woman activist from Jharkhand state stated that today the entire country is fighting for peace, justice, development and harmony. “Indigenous people are…

Distance Education rocks , so chill!

Distance Education rocks , so chill!

PATNA: Want to work and study at the same time? Chill! Try distance education to the conventional colleges. The degrees are valid, and you may even lean more! Though conventional…

Bihar’s Only Vocational Uni to get VC soon

Bihar’s Only Vocational Uni to get VC soon

PATNA: After being ‘headless’ for over a year now, The Aryabhatta Knowledge University (AKU), the only university of technical colleges in Bihar, is likely to get a full-fledged vice-chancellor (VC)…

Sikkim refunds Bihar Bijli, says it’s too pricey

Sikkim refunds Bihar Bijli, says it’s too pricey

PATNA: NTPC’s super thermal power station at Barh in Bihar produces very high priced electricity! The Government of Sikkim has surrendered its share of power from the NTPC’s super thermal…

Okhla waste plant under AAP govt. scanner

Okhla waste plant under AAP govt. scanner

NEW DELHI: Delhi Deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia inspected the Okhla and Ghazipur waste-to-energy plants on Frida,. following complaints of the residents of Sukhdev Vihar who met chief minister Arvind…

Ganga: major headache to clean!

Ganga: major headache to clean!

The Ganga captures the collective Indian imagination. The river is believed to have the capacity to wash away one’s sins and purify the living and the dead. Such is the…

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