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NE India can learn from big city disaster: Keya Acharya

Nava Thakuria in Guwahati Senior Indian journalist and researcher on environment and development issues, Keya Acharya expressed concern over the state of environment across the country and said that Bengaluru can be an example of environmental mismanagement for northeastern (NE) provinces, which still have comparatively less pollutants. Ms Acharya commented while interacting with journalists in […]

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Low paddy price: Farmers burn crop on the field

Special Correspondent In the face of farmers’ protest by burning paddy in the field, Food Minister Sadhan Chandra Majumder on Wednesday assured that paddy will be purchased from marginal farmers at a fair price to avoid any sort of irregularities in the agriculture sector. The authorities concerned should purchase paddy from the growers directly so […]

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HUMANITY OVER RELIGION

Muslim man breaks fast to donate blood to Hindu The Indian Express AS MUSLIMS around the world observe the holy month of Ramzan, a Muslim man in Assam broke his fast to donate blood to a Hindu man . Twenty-six-year-old Pana Ullah Ahmad from Mangaldoi district broke his fast to help a patient in dire […]

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KASHMIR CONTINUES TO BLEED

‘No let-up in killings even in Ramadhan’ Special Correspondent Kashmiri people observe peaceful hartal today (Friday, May 17) to protest unfortunate killings even during Ramadhan. Imams and khateebs in Friday sermons will also raise their voice against this bloodshed. Separatist leadership has called a shutdown in Kashmir on Friday against the recent killings. “Even in […]

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Army, protesters agree three year transition in Sudan

Online agencies Sudanese army rulers and protest leaders Wednesday agreed on a three-year transition period for transferring power to a full civilian administration, even as negotiations over a new sovereign ruling body remain unfinished. The protest movement is demanding a civilian-led transition following 30 years of iron-fisted rule by now deposed president Omar al-Bashir, but […]

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Storm in Opposition Alliance

Special Correspondent Veteran freedom fighter Kader Siddique on Thursday gave an ultimatum that his party Krishak Sramik Janata League (KSJL) will leave the Jatiya Oikya Front by June 8, if the prevailing division and inconsistency among the allies of this political platform are not solved within one month. He came up with this announcement in […]