Assam: Breakthrough on elephant smuggling racket

Assam: Breakthrough on elephant smuggling racket

GUWAHATI: It is reported that a joint operation conducted by Wildlife Crime Control Bureau, Forest department and police arrested Mumtaj Siddique (65), one of the kingpins of elephant smuggling racket operating from upper Assam districts. According to Digboi forest divisional officer R K Das, iddique, a resident of Borhapjan under Doomdoma police station in Tinsukia district of […]

Climbers contest claim made by couple who “scaled” Mt Everest

Climbers contest claim made by couple who “scaled” Mt Everest

Apparently politics make its way to even scaling mountains as a couple’s claim to conquering Mount Everest has been contested by other climbers. The Indian couple named Dinesh and Tarakeshwari Rathod who are from Pune had reportedly told the press that they had scaled Mt Everest on May 23. The couple are both police officers […]

7-yr-old raped and killed; Family not allowed to cremate her

7-yr-old raped and killed; Family not allowed to cremate her

ALLAHABAD: A seven-year-old girl in Allahabad was first raped, then murdered three weeks later to prevent her from sharing details of the crime. Yesterday, the police hit her father and other relatives with batons or lathis as they unsuccessfully tried to prevent her from being buried by the cops. The police say that handing the […]

Hannah Khiangte, Fashion Designer from Mizoram on India Runway Week and more

Hannah Khiangte, Fashion Designer from Mizoram on India Runway Week and more

Fashion design is a challenging, creative field that requires business, art and design skills which a young fashion designer from Aizawl, Mizoram seems to be getting right making herself a name in the fashion industry. Her brand logo depicting her name is easily recognizable. Her collection with their minimal detail,  classy but edgy look are also slowly recognizable. […]

All you need to know about the Mizoram Accord, 1986

All you need to know about the Mizoram Accord, 1986

Government of India have all along been making earnest effort to bring about an end to the disturbed condition in Mizoram and to restore peace and harmony. The official document entitled Mizoram Accord, 1986, Memorandum of Settlement was the landmark that restored peace and harmony in the state. The signatories were Laldenga, leader of the […]

Apple sued for $10 billion for allegedly stealing designs

Apple sued for $10 billion for allegedly stealing designs

The iPhone was launched 9 years ago today, but Thomas S. Ross claims that he basically designed it in 1992.  In a lawsuit filed Monday (June 27) in the Southern District of Florida, Ross is suing Apple for over $10 billion on the grounds that the company stole the iPhone’s designs from a utility patent […]