Attention passport holders! Your passports may no longer serve as valid address proof

Attention passport holders! Your passports may no longer serve as valid address proof

January 15, 2018: Passports may no longer serve as a valid proof of address as the External Affairs Ministry has decided to leave out the address of the passport holder from the last page of the travel document. The last page of the passport includes the names of the holder’s father or legal guardian, mother, […]

National | Face recognition to enhance Aadhaar security

National | Face recognition to enhance Aadhaar security

New Delhi, Jan 15,2018: The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) on Monday said it was going to roll out face authentication as an additional security feature for Aadhaar verification from July 1. The new feature would make it convenient for those who have difficulty in authentication through fingerprints or iris. However, the face recognition would […]

Meghalaya: NPP slams GHADC for misappropriation of Rs. 28 crores central fund

Meghalaya: NPP slams GHADC for misappropriation of Rs. 28 crores central fund

Tura, January 15, 2018: The Garo Hills Autonomous District Council (GHADC) is making headlines again for misusing of funds. The National People’s Party (NPP) led Opposition mercilessly slammed the Congress led Executive Committee (EC) for withdrawing a staggering amount of Rs. 28 crores from central funds released by Union tribal Affairs ministry. The Opposition has […]

Mizoram: Drug abuse killed 65 persons in 2017

Mizoram: Drug abuse killed 65 persons in 2017

Aizawl Jan 15,2018: At least 65 persons, including 12 women, died in Mizoram last year due to drug abuse, an official said on Monday. The Excise and Narcotics Department official said 28 persons died due to heroin overdose and the rest due to abuse of various other narcotics. According to the official, around 6.035 kg of heroin, 13,400 methamphetamine tablets and 159,471 […]

Truck-load of ganja seized from Assam-Tripura border, smugglers not yet arrested!

Truck-load of ganja seized from Assam-Tripura border, smugglers not yet arrested!

Guwahati, January 15, 2018: The Assam police on Sunday night seized a truck-load of cannabis, locally known as ganja from the Churaibari check post gate along the Assam-Tripura border. According to sources, the Assam police managed to seize 520kg of ganja from the Churaibari check post gate area. Sources stated that the Assam police under […]

Tribal body calls for boycott of Nagaland assembly elections

Tribal body calls for boycott of Nagaland assembly elections

Dimapur Jan 15,2018: As the Nagaland assembly elections are drawing closer, the Naga Hoho which is the apex tribal body of the Nagas, has called to boycott the upcoming elections in Nagaland. The working committee of the Naga National Political Groups (NNPG) has said in a statement that the election for the Nagaland Legislative Assembly could […]