Dibrugarh becomes 400th free WiFi-enabled railway station

New Delhi, June 7 (IANS): Google has successfully completed its public Wi-Fi programme to provide India’s railway stations with free internet, with Dibrugarh in Assam becoming the 400th station to go live on Thursday.   Google had, in collaboration with Railtel, launched free Wi-Fi services to 400 railway stations as a key initiative under the […]

Rijiju dubs Congress a party sans ideology

New Delhi, June 7 (IANS): Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju on Thursday termed the Congress as an “ideology less (family) party” and alleged that it preaches tolerance but practices intolerance.   “Congress party’s preach tolerance, practice intolerance” is exposed. Why can’t different ideologies co-exist in India? Of course, Congress is ideology-less (family) party,” […]

Intensified Diarrhoea Control Fortnight (IDCF) 2018

National Health Mission, Department of Health & Family Welfare, Kohima, Nagaland.   Reduction of childhood mortality is one of the prime goals of National Health Mission and millennium Development Goals. Childhood diarrhoeal disease continues to be one of the major killers among under five children in many states contributing to 11 percent of under five deaths […]

Mizoram to get its first cyber police station soon: DIG

Aizawl, June 7 (PTI):  The Mizoram government will soon set up its first cyber crime police station here, a senior police official said today.   This will be done by elevating the present cyber crime cell under the CID, DIG (northern range) Lalbiakthanga Khiangte said.   Bank fraud through information technology and abuse of social […]

Political Parties for Dummies

Kahuto Chishi Sumi Hevishe Village, Khaghaboto Range Nagas are new to Democracy; we purport to be practicing Universal Adult Franchise and vote for Candidates and Political Parties without the slightest clue as to what we must expect from them, except for the vague term, “Development”. And what is worse is that the Fools standing for […]

6210 bio-toilets fitted in 1730 coaches: NFR

The president of NFRWWO Nidhi Ray watering a sapling during a tree plantation initiative undertaken by Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR).   Guwahati Railway Station first in North-East to run completely on Solar Power   Dimapur, June 8 (MExN): As a part of its ongoing environmental initiative, the Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) has fitted a total […]

Why did the fox invite the crane to dinner?

Thepfulhouvi Solo IFS (Retd) There were lots of shouting and counter shouting at each other; the Moderator of the Debate, Arnab Goswami the louder and nobody seriously listened to the other. The debate looked more like a shouting match among uneducated in the Street shouting at each other rather than an educated discussion among respectable […]

De Niro criticises Trump in front of school students

De Niro criticises Trump in front of school students

Los Angeles, June 8 (IANS): Veteran actor Robert De Niro criticised US President Donald Trump while honouring a group of award-winning high school students.   The Oscar-winner, who has repeatedly criticised the president in the past, slammed Trump while speaking at the ceremony for the Jimmy and Rosemary Breslin “American Writer Award” at the Tweed Courthouse […]

Jaitley warns opposition against using Maoist forces

Jaitley warns opposition against using Maoist forces

New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) In a veiled attack, Union Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday warned the opposition parties against using Maoist forces in their anti-NDA campaign and said the ultras are not just against the government but the Constitution itself.   “Unfortunately, some political parties see the Maoists as their instrument in the anti-NDA […]

Britain’s Queen Elizabeth, 92, had eye surgery last month

Britain’s Queen Elizabeth, 92, had eye surgery last month

Britain’s Queen Elizabeth waves during a special concert “The Queen’s Birthday Party” to celebrate her 92nd birthday at the Royal Albert Hall in London, Britain April 21, 2018. Andrew Parsons/Pool via Reuters   LONDON, June 8 (Reuters) – Britain’s Queen Elizabeth, 92, the world’s oldest monarch, underwent successful surgery to treat an eye cataract last month, Buckingham Palace said […]