Author: Alan Gray

Karbi Anglong CEM Caught Between Devil and the Deep Sea

Diphu May 5: Tuliram Ronghang, Chief Executive Member of Karbi Anglong Autonomous Council apparently seems to be caught between the devil and the deep sea. The situation cropped up after the demand raised by the organization of some 26 social and student bodies pertaining to the voters list of the Karbi Anglong Autonomous Council’s election and other subsequent stipulations and his political obligation has worsened the state of affairs. The demands brought up by the organizations referring Constitutional obligations have steered the movement but the political part, uncharacteristic demographic prototype, land policy of the picky sixth schedule Karbi Anglong...

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Janipur Residents Protest Jammu Public Works Department

When the Jammu Public Works Department said they would repair and seal some of the main roads in Janipur, businesses and residents were pleased. Five months on, and those same businesses and residents are upset. The Public Works Department awarded the project to a contractor, but the work has not been done. The roads remain is a very poor state, causing major problems for all. On Tuesday, the residents of Ward No: 38, Janipur Jammu, lead by Honorable (Ex) Corporator Ward No: 38 Smt. Darshana Bandral and Sh. Raveesh Mengi, President LAKSHYA (THE AIM) staged a protest at Main...

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India’s latest Heatwave Sets Records

India is always hot in summer, but the latest heatwave is causing major problems for laborers who must work out in the sun. India felt its highest temperatures ever recorded, this month. This video report from Sumnima Udas, CNN explains what is happening to the poor recordedworkers. The previous heat record was set just one year ago, in May 2015, as severe heat burned up India. By June 3, at least 2,500 people had died across the country. In one town, the temperature reached 124 degrees Fahrenheit, 51 degrees Celsius. Today in Agra, in central northern India, the temperature...

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Reserve Bank of India Survey Shows Credit Growth Slowing

The Reserve Bank of India’s quarterly report on Scheduled Commercial Banks (SCBs) shows the economy expending, but more slowly. Deposit growth and credit growth pulled back by 2.1 percent and 0.5 percent respectively, in the past 12 months. Growth of deposits went from 10.7 a year ago, to 8.6 per cent in the March quarter. Growth of credit dropped from 9.8 percent to 9.3 percent. The RBI report for the quarter ending 31st March 2016 is based on a survey of both Scheduled Commercial Banks and Regional Rural Banks (RRBs). Maharashtra, which contains both Mumbai and Pune, accounted for...

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16 Pakistan Rangers Arrive in New Delhi for BSF Talks

Newsblaze Bureau New Delhi 16 Pakistan Rangers arrived in New Delhi Wednesday, for annual talks with their counterparts, Indian Border Security Force (BSF) officials. The Pakistani delegation is headed by Rangers (PunĀ­jab) Director General Maj Gen Umar Farooq Barki. The Indian side is represented by BSF Director-General Devendra Kumar Pathak. The meeting will last for four days. The meeting assumes some significance, because the NSA level talks between Pakistan’s National Security Advisor Sartaz Aziz and his Indian counterpart Ajit Doval were cancelled last month. Pakistan’s Foreign Ministry called off the scheduled Sunday talks on Saturday evening, between its National...

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