Nagaland joins chorus; won’t promote Digital Payment on Good Friday

Nagaland joins chorus; won’t promote Digital Payment on Good Friday

KOHIMA, April 12: The Democratic Alliance of Nagaland government will not join any activity relating to promotion of Digital Payment on Good Friday, Chief Secretary Pankaj Kumar said on Wednesday. He said the central government was organising the Mega Draw and Digi Dhan on April 14 for promotion of Digital Payment in 100 cities across India. […]

Assam: CM Sonowal invites PM Modi to inaugurate India’s longest bridge

Assam: CM Sonowal invites PM Modi to inaugurate India’s longest bridge

GUWAHATI, April 12: Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Wednesday invited Prime Minister Narendra Modi to inaugurate India’s longest bridge constructed over the river Brahmaputra. “Called on Hon’ble PM Shri @narendramodi ji and invited him to inaugurate the Dhola-Sadiya bridge over Brahmaputra in May 2017,” Sonowal tweeted soon after meeting Modi at the latter’s residence here. […]

Meghalaya: Agitating teachers hit the streets again; threatens fresh agitation

Meghalaya: Agitating teachers hit the streets again; threatens fresh agitation

SHILLONG, April 12: Thousands of school and college teachers on Wednesday protested against the Congress-led Meghalaya United Alliance government’s “unresponsive and “adamant attitude” towards their demands. The teachers, under the banner All Teachers’ Association of Meghalaya (JACATAM)  held the protest near Raj Bhavan demanding 100 per cent enhancement of salary for ad hoc lower and […]

Nagaland: Rabies virus from state bats detected for the 1st time in India!

Nagaland: Rabies virus from state bats detected for the 1st time in India!

April 12, 2017:  Rabies is a fatal encephalomyelitis (inflammation of the brain and spinal cord) caused by the rabies virus. Most commonly, dogs are known to be the main source of rabies infection. According to the World Health Organization, more than 60,000 people die of rabies each year of which India accounts for almost one-third […]