Arunachal Pradesh: Congress MP hints at China possibly making tunnel under Siang river

Arunachal Pradesh: Congress MP hints at China possibly making tunnel under Siang river

Itanagar, November 28, 2017: Congress MP from Arunachal East constituency, Ninong Ering has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi hinting that China could be constructing a tunnel under river Siang known as Yarlung Tsangpo in Tibet. He said that Siang has turned muddy and slushy with traces of cement at one point of time when […]

Has India fully-recovered from De-monetization? Here’s what people from NE have to say

Has India fully-recovered from De-monetization? Here’s what people from NE have to say

By Ibankyntiew Mawrie SHILLONG, Nov 8, 2017: A year ago on this day, the Narendra Modi led NDA government took a bold step by banning 500 and 1000 rupee notes as part of its attack on ‘black money’ and today, the ruling BJP has chosen the day as ‘Anti-Black Money’ Day. While the government says […]

One year of Demonetization, a surgical strike on black money which failed due to poor implementation!

One year of Demonetization, a surgical strike on black money which failed due to poor implementation!

by Subhash Chandra Agrawal | November 8, 2017 Objections were made, and rightly too, when higher demonization rupees 500-note was introduced for the first time in the year 1987, followed by re-introduction of rupees-1000 note in the year 2000 after being demonetized in the year 1978. No other advanced or sensible country has currency in units […]

Excise duty on petrol and diesel by Rs 2 per litre

Excise duty on petrol and diesel by Rs 2 per litre

New Delhi, October 3, 2017: Under all round attack on rising fuel prices, the government on Tuesday decided to slash the excise duty on petrol and diesel by Rs 2 per litre — effective Wednesday — to cushion the impact of rise in international crude prices, in a decision that will cost the exchequer Rs 13,000 […]

PM Modi condoles the demise of Arunachal’s Health Minister Jomde Kena

PM Modi condoles the demise of Arunachal’s Health Minister Jomde Kena

NEW DELHI, Sept 5, 2017: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has expressed grief over the demise of Jomde Kena, Health Minister of Arunachal Pradesh. The Prime Minister has expressed condolences for the departed leader’s family and supporters.   Chief Minister Pema Khandu, who is in the national capital for an official meeting, conveyed his deepest condolences to […]

5 facts to know about India’s 2nd woman Defence Minister after Indira Gandhi!

5 facts to know about India’s 2nd woman Defence Minister after Indira Gandhi!

September, 3, 2017: Nirmala Sitharaman was on Sunday named the new defence minister, only the second woman to hold the post since former prime minister Indira Gandhi. Sitharaman, one of four ministers elevated to cabinet rank on Sunday, takes over from Jaitley who also holds the heavy-workload finance ministry. He was keen to be rid of defence and […]