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It’s all about Beer!

It’s all about Beer!

If you’re anywhere in the world grabbing a beer after work today, chances are it’s made by one of four companies or their collaborators. According to a report on Tuesday…

Media men vs High Court over Press gag in Meghalaya

Media men vs High Court over Press gag in Meghalaya

Shillong {Meghalaya} Working journalists in Meghalaya have decided to move the Press Council of India and other higher authorities against the recent High Court order which restrained the media from…

Modi Govt sneaks AFSPA up Arunachal Pradesh

Modi Govt sneaks AFSPA up Arunachal Pradesh

How devious! Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Nabam Tuki has said that Modi-led government in New Delhi has “silently extended” the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) to “entire state of…

La Mart’s : two principals inducted

La Mart’s : two principals inducted

Calcutta : La Martiniere School on Wednesday inducted two new principals together. The first time the schools got new principals on the same day was over a century and three-quarters…

Bihar’s AIDS Control Society shrugs as PLHA suffer!

Bihar’s AIDS Control Society shrugs as PLHA suffer!

Here’s a paradox: The government of Bihar has the most schemes for persons with HIV/AIDS, and at the same time apathy, inefficient reporting, gaps in the health delivery system and…

5000 to be ‘reconverted’ to Hindus on Christmas:RSS

5000  to be ‘reconverted’ to Hindus on Christmas:RSS

AGRA: A Hindu right-wing group has brazenly come out with a plan to ‘re-convert’ some 5000 Muslims and Christians on Christmas day. According to a report in the  Times of…

Price of Love= Two Close Friends

Price of Love= Two Close Friends

Ever thought love could rob you of two intimate friends? A new Oxford University study proves just this. According to it, a person who falls in love runs the risk…

Invasive Plants: Key Green House Gas Emitters

Invasive Plants: Key Green House Gas Emitters

According to a research published in the journal New Phytologist, invasive plants, such as kudzu, can accelerate the greenhouse effect by releasing carbon stored in soil into the atmosphere, researchers,…

TB in Bhutan: the rate of infection doesn’t decrease

TB in Bhutan: the rate of infection doesn’t decrease

Thimpu (Bhutan): Health officials say that though the rate of new pulmonary positive tuberculosis cases in Bhutan  appear to be  constant for eight straight years, there could be undiagnosed cases…

Vietnamese Bank Frauds sent to Death Row

Vietnamese Bank Frauds sent to Death Row

BANGKOK — Remember folks, American bankers whose rash pursuit of profit brought on the 2008 global financial collapse didn’t get indicted. They got bonuses.  And in India, financial fraudsters are…

Canada: heading for partition?

Canada: heading for partition?

Will the province of Quebec break away from Canada and form a new country? On April 7, Canada’s French-speaking  province of Quebec will vote in a general election brought about…

Indian army on friendly Sri Lanka visit

Indian army on friendly Sri Lanka visit

Feb 19, Colombo: A three-member delegation comprising Commander of the Indian Southern Command Lieutenant General Ashok Singh has arrived in Sri Lanka on a five day friendly tour. The Indian…

Angola bans Islam as ‘illegal sect’

Angola bans Islam as ‘illegal sect’

Luanda, Nov 25: South-west African nation Angola became the first country in the world to ban Islam and to prohibit Muslims from openly practicing their faith. The country’s culture minister,…

Killer elephants terrorize Udalguri , bears maul at Vizag

Killer elephants terrorize Udalguri , bears maul at Vizag

KALAIGAON (Assam): The man-elephant conflict took a serious turn in Udalguri district as four persons were trampled to death by wild elephants on Thursday night. Altogether 16 people, living near…

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