Air Pollution in Dimapur

Botovi Yepthomi Burma Camp, Dimapur Do you know that 9 out of 10 most polluted cities are in India? Sadly I must say that Dimapur is not far behind. But first of all we acknowledge the good work of collecting garbage in every colony in dimapur and the effort to clean up dimapur by the […]

Government won’t dilute SC/ST Act, says Paswan

Mumbai, May 5 (IANS) Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan on Saturday said the government will not dilute the SC/ST Act and that is why it has filed a review petition in the Supreme Court, adding that if required, it may bring an ordinance to uphold the rights of the Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe (SC/ST) […]

Decreasing fertility rate among Sikkim’s indigenous inhabitants alarming: Patil

Gangtok, May 5 (IANS): Terming the decreasing fertility rate among the indigenous inhabitants of Sikkim as “alarming”, state Governor Shriniwas Patil has, however, lauded the Pawan Chamling government for making timely policy interventions to check the trend.   “The demographic profile of Sikkim has changed over the last four decades. Percentile data of the communities, […]

Three militants among seven killed in Kashmir violence

Srinagar, May 5 (IANS) Three militants, three civilians and a policeman were killed in fresh violence in the Kashmir Valley on Saturday as authorities imposed strict restrictions and snapped mobile phone Internet services following protests near a gunfight site in an old Srinagar neighbourhood.   Police said three Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) militants were killed and four […]

Russian opposition leader and activists held before Putin inauguration

Russian opposition leader and activists held before Putin inauguration

Policemen detain an opposition supporter during a protest ahead of President Vladimir Putin’s inauguration ceremony, Moscow, Russia May 5, 2018.  REUTERS/Tatyana Makeyeva   MOSCOW, May 5 (Reuters) – Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny and hundreds of anti-Kremlin activists were detained by police on Saturday during street protests against Vladimir Putin ahead of his inauguration for […]

‘Traumatised’ Kiprop vows to prove innocence

‘Traumatised’ Kiprop vows to prove innocence

Asbel Kiprop of Kenya reacts after winning the men’s 1500 metres final during the 15th IAAF World Championships at the National Stadium in Beijing, China, August 30, 2015. (REUTERS/Files)   ELDORET, Kenya, May 5 (Reuters): Kenya’s former Olympic and world 1,500 metres champion Asbel Kiprop said he was traumatised by the news that he failed […]

Pakistani girl’s photo features in Bihar booklets, probe ordered

Patna, May 5 (IANS) Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Saturday ordered a probe into the appearance of a Pakistani girl’s photo on the cover page of a booklet that aims to promote sanitation.   A picture of Pakistani girl has been featured as the “brand ambassador” on the booklet that seeks to promote ‘Swachh […]