Assam: Buffalo fight still held as part of Magh Bihu despite SC’s ban

Assam: Buffalo fight still held as part of Magh Bihu despite SC’s ban

Guwahati, January 15, 2018: Despite Supreme Court’s ban in several places in Assam, the traditional buffalo fight was however still organised on Monday. With Magh Bihu celebration underway, the buffalo fights are organised as a part of the age old tradition. The Supreme Court in 2014 had passed an order prohibiting all animal competitions including […]

Meghalaya: Garo Hills-based NGO calls Amit Shah’s bluff; demands accountability in public speeches

The AIJIF has sought the Prime Minister, Narendra Modi’s intervention on Amit Shah’s recent statement as well as accountability of public figures in what was said.

Meghalaya: Garo Hills-based NGO calls Amit Shah’s bluff; demands accountability in public speeches

By Our Correspondent, TNT News | TURA, Jan 15, 2018: A Garo-Hills based social organisation — A’chik Indigenous Justice Initiative Forum (AIJIF) on Monday fired salvo at BJP national president, Amit Shah over his ‘fabricated’ statement made during his recent visit to Meghalaya stating that the BJP supremo’s statement on development of the Agia – Mendipathar – Tura road […]

Manipur: Students association calls for 36-hour bandh demanding justice in murder cases!

Manipur: Students association calls for 36-hour bandh demanding justice in murder cases!

Imphal, January 15, 2018: The Thadou Students’ Association has announced a 36-hour bandh in Imphal-Moreb, Imphal-Churachandpur, Imphal-Jiribam and lmphal-Dimapur roads starting from 6 am of January 16 over the failure of the state government to bring justice to two murder cases namely the Sugnu double murder case and the brutal murder of Thongkhogin Haokip who […]

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 […]