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Moody’s Rating

Moody's Investors Service upgraded the Indian government's debt ratings after almost 14years. India's economy is said to have improved from stable to positive. The boost it provides will encourage private investors to invest more.…

SC upholds creative freedom

The Supreme Court of India has become the custodian of the democratic rights of Indian citizens. On Thursday the apex Court ruled that, “freedom of speech and expression is sacrosanct and the said rights should not ordinarily be interfered…

ASEEM Plan: Virtual Landline @ Rs 8.25 per month

SHILLONG: Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) has launched a Virtual Landline connection under Plan ‘ASEEM’ on PAN India basis. Under this scheme, a customer can choose a landline indicator of his choice (except landline vanity indicator)…

Indian students in US

The US has shown greater pliability recently in sharing strategic concerns with India. But that does not apply to the field of knowledge. The craze for British University education in the past has in recent years been outpaced by growing…

Gagging the Press through legal notices

Patricia Mukhim This week I want to focus on the cash for job scam in Assam. Also I would like to share with readers that our story with a dateline from West Khasi Hills where job seekers alleged that non-official members (political…

BASIC on climate

At a time when India is under severe attack from the Press in the US and the UK for the overhanging cloud of pollution affecting its capital, Delhi, the constructive deliberations held in Bonn by BASIC-Brazil, South Africa, India and China…

The Quadrilateral

India, the US, Japan and Australia have revived an alliance on the sidelines of the ASEAN summit in Manila. A meeting was held among the four countries to form this quadrilateral. It has been prompted by the need to take on the aggressive…

Film associations back Bhansali for ‘Padmavati’

Mumbai: The Indian Film and Television Directors' Association (IFTDA) will on Monday lead an appeal to Information and Broadcasting Minister Smriti Irani and Home Minister Rajnath Singh, on behalf of four other associations, to allow…