Bollywood actor Jeetendra accused of sexually abusing his cousin!

Bollywood actor Jeetendra accused of sexually abusing his cousin!

February 7, 2018 A sexual abuse complaint has been filed against veteran Bollywood actor Jeetendra by his cousin in Himachal Pradesh. The alleged abuse took place when the victim, his cousin, was just 18 and Jeetendra was around 28, ten years older. It took years for the victim to muster courage and speak out, after […]

Mamata Banerjee accuses Sikkim of fuelling Darjeeling unrest

Mamata Banerjee accuses Sikkim of fuelling Darjeeling unrest

Darjeeling, Feb 7,2018: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, who returned to the Darjeeling area after eight months, on Wednesday accused the neighbouring state of Sikkim of deliberately fueling unrest in the north Bengal hills. Claiming that many people wanted to tarnish Darjeeling’s image as a world-famous tourist destination, she said any form of disturbance there […]

Aadhaar card holders, UIDAI has an important message for you!

Aadhaar card holders, UIDAI has an important message for you!

PTI | NEW DELHI, February 7, 2018 The UIDAI has cautioned the public against going for plastic or laminated Aadhaar smart cards saying their unauthorised printing could render the QR code dysfunctional or even expose personal data without an individual’s informed consent. The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) asserted that the Aadhaar letter, its […]

Need to update Aadhaar mobile number? Here’s how to do it

Need to update Aadhaar mobile number? Here’s how to do it

Fenruary 7, 2018 Updation of the mobile number registered with Aadhaar card requires biometric authentication and cannot be done by post or online. Therefore, those looking to update their mobile number registered with Aadhaar card need to visit the Aadhaar centre (‘Aadhaar Kendra’) nearest to them. This was said by the UIDAI or Unique Identification […]

Gorkhaland movement pioneer Subhas Ghising recognized by Mamata as road rechristened after him

Gorkhaland movement pioneer Subhas Ghising recognized by Mamata as road rechristened after him

IANS | KOLKATA | February 7, 2018 Returning to the northern Bengal hills after a break of seven months, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday named a road after Subhas Ghising – whose Gorkha National Liberation Front had led a violent movement for Gorkhaland for two decades since the late 1980s. Banerjee rechristened the Rohini Road as Subhas Ghisingh Marg, saying the late GNLF supremo […]

Assam: Will immigrants be granted citizenship? Fresh constitution bench to come up

Assam: Will immigrants be granted citizenship? Fresh constitution bench to come up

Guwahati, February 6, 2018: The Supreme Court today said it would set up a fresh Constitution Bench to examine the validity of various aspects of a provision of the Citizenship Act 1955, including the cut-off date for awarding citizenship to Bangladeshi immigrants in Assam. The matter came up before a bench comprising Chief Justice Dipak […]

TRAVEL | Boat your way to the world’s largest river island in Northeast India

TRAVEL | Boat your way to the world’s largest river island in Northeast India

Guwahati, February 5, 2018: Assam’s Majuli faces flood fury — and the threat of erosion — whenever the mighty Brahmaputra river swells. So take a break from your high-tech lifestyle and boat to the world’s largest river island. Cruises on luxury vessels can take you to your destination, but to experience life as the locals […]