Mizoram: State launches Measles-Rubella vaccination campaign

Mizoram: State launches Measles-Rubella vaccination campaign

AIZAWL, April 19, 2018: Measles-Rubella vaccination campaign was launched in all parts of Mizoram by State Health Minister Lal Thanzara in a function held at Government Mizo High School auditorium here on Wednesday. The campaign was launched with an objective to completely eradicate measles and controlling rubella and Congenital Rubella Syndrome (CRS) by 2020. Children […]

Meghalaya: 2 acquitted in fake grad degree scam

Meghalaya: 2 acquitted in fake grad degree scam

SHILLONG, April 14, 2018 (TNN): The Chandigarh district court acquitted two persons for lack of evidence in a fake graduation degree scam that jolted the city in 2014. The acquitted persons have been identified as Narinder Sharma, a resident of Hallomajra, and Naveen Kumar, a resident of Zirakpur. They were booked under sections 420, 467, 471, 468 and […]

Meghalaya: Vice-president Venkaiah Naidu to address IIM Shillong at 9th convocation

Meghalaya: Vice-president Venkaiah Naidu to address IIM Shillong at 9th convocation

SHILLONG, April 13, 2018: Vice President Venkaiah Naidu will address the 9th convocation of the IIM Shillong on April 16, officials said on Thursday. The Vice-president will deliver the convocation address after the presentation of medals for the post graduate programme, IIM Shillong spokesman, M Mukhim said. Meghalaya Governor Ganga Prasad and IIM Shillong chairman […]

Refugees- a threat to Northeast India — By Dr. I .Yaipharemba

The force migration of the Rohingyas to Bangladesh by the Myanmar military forces using various inhumane treatments is highly condemnable. Mass murder, rape, house to house clearance operations are among few tools use to stage an ethnic cleansing style of destroying the nomenclature and livelihood of Rohingyas from the soils of Myanmar itself. Not only Bangladesh, but, other South Asian and Southeast Asian nations are facing the Rohingya refugee crisis due to mass exodus. Due to geographical proximity, India’s Northeast is facing the heat of misplaced and ideologically driven Rohingyas and the phenomenon of the refugees being recruited to  terrorist organisations and started to operate in Northeast India is alarming.

Refugees- a threat to Northeast India — By Dr. I .Yaipharemba

Refugees as Threat: Northeast in the middle By Dr. I .YAIPHAREMBA  | April 12, 2018 Bangladesh and India share a 4,096-kilometer long international border, including 262 km in Assam, 856 km in Tripura, 180 km in Mizoram, 443 km in Meghalaya, and 2,217 km in Bengal. Likewise, India shared a 1643 km long border with Myanmar […]

Assam: Fake PhD degrees under government scanner

Assam: Fake PhD degrees under government scanner

GUWAHATI, April 12, 2018 (TNN): Rather than the genuineness of the universities from where the ‘fake’ PhD degrees have been reportedly acquired by a section of college teachers of the state, the unfair means of acquiring such doctorate degrees are under the scanner of the state government. Speaking in the assembly last Friday, education minister […]

Tripura: NCERT syllabus to be followed in schools

Tripura: NCERT syllabus to be followed in schools

AGARTALA, April 12, 2018: The Tripura government is planning to introduce National Council of Educational Research and Training ( NCERT) syllabus in schools to improve educational system. The government would seek suggestions from educationists and academic experts for the possibilities. ” Despite scoring good in academics under syllabus prescribed in Left regime, the students failed to […]