Change of Climate to hit coffee lovers hard

New York, September 12 (IANS): Thanks to global warming, your morning cup of coffee could be a lot more pricey in the years to come. Researchers have estimated that climate change could reduce coffee growing areas in Latin America — the world’s largest coffee-producing region — by as much as 88 per cent by 2050. […]

Spanish court blocks second law linked to the Catalan referendum

MADRID, September 12 (Reuters): A Spanish court has suspended a Catalan law that outlined a legal framework for an independent state, a court source said on Tuesday, the day after hundreds of thousands rallied in Barcelona to support secession from Madrid.   Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy’s government is increasing the pressure to prevent an independence […]

News in brief

RBI sets rupee reference rate at 63.9474 against dollar Mumbai, September 12 (PTI): The Reserve Bank of India on Tuesday fixed the reference rate of the rupee at 63.9474 against the US dollar and 76.5514 for the euro. The corresponding rates were 63.8859 and 76.7334, as on Monday. According to an RBI statement, the exchange […]

Liam Neeson says his days as an action hero are over

Liam Neeson says his days  as an action hero are over

Special set of skills or not, Liam Neeson says he’s finished making thrillers.   In an interview, Neeson said that he plans to stop even though it’s hard to turn down the lucrative offers he gets thanks to his box-office success in the three “Taken” films, as well as other thrillers. Neeson believes he’s simply […]

Chastain’s Sitting Bull film pays heed to indigenous voices

Chastain’s Sitting Bull film pays heed to indigenous voices

While her name will receive top billing when “Woman Walks Ahead” hits cinemas, Oscar-nominated actress Jessica Chastain was eager to avoid playing a white savior in the tale of two disenfranchised people finding hope and resistance together.   The film, which had its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival on Sunday night, tells […]

AIR North East Choral Music Competition

To tap talents and encourage more choral groups in North East region, a North East Choral Music Competition is being organized by All India Radio, North East region.   The preliminary rounds will be held in each capital stations of the North East and the winners will compete at the Grand Finale to be held […]

Education is a must for children: Kavita Achrya

Kavita Acharya stated that education is a must and that parents must send their children to schools. The wife of the Governor of Nagaland was addressing a workshop cum awareness programme on women and child with special focus on Nepali Community on September 9 as the chief guest at Sahitya Sabha Hall, Kohima.   She […]

Weekly Internship List

Weekly Internship List

Marketing at Roposo Location – Guwahati, Kolkata Stipend – Rs. 5,000 /Month Link – internshala.com/i/5696 Deadline – 18th September 2017 Business Development (Sales) at TBL Education Location – Guwahati Stipend – Rs. 4,000-8,000 /Month Link – internshala.com/i/5697 Deadline – 21st September 2017   Photography at Royster Callus Location – Kolkata Stipend – Rs. 6,000-10,000 /Month […]

Quiz #76

Quiz #76

1.  According to Reporters Without Borders, India is ranked in ___ place in the World Press Freedom Index. a) 1 b) 27 c) 85 d) 136   2. Two North East films premiered in the Toronto International Film Festivals recently. Name them. a) The man with the binoculars & The Little Village b) Village Rockstars […]

‘DoSE’

Dr. Asangba Tzüdir   The rationalization exercise and the re-deployment of teachers is still in the process though slated to be completed by this September. During the rationalization process many GMS were upgraded to GHS. In the latest move, along with downgrading, merger and closure depending on the status and performance of the schools, another […]

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