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Ignite your minds! Kalam to India's youth

Ignite your minds! Kalam to India's youth

Two years ago, on July 27, A P J Abdul Kalam was delivering a lecture at the Indian Institute of Management-Shillong, when he collapsed and passed away soon after.India's beloved President -- there has been no other who has influenced the nation as much -- never stepped back from inspiring people to be the very best that they could be.In this excerpt from Pathways To Greatness -- a book he completed just a few months before he passed away -- President Kalam outlines his expectations from ..., 3 weeks ago

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State Times , 5 months ago

Security forces are not villains all the time, says decorated officer

Security forces are not villains all the time, says decorated officer Raju Das SHILLONG, June 24 - Soldiers have a liability to die for the country, but this liability cannot be passed on to civilians, decorated Indian Army officer Col DPK Pillai (retired) ...
 The Assam Tribune1 month ago

Special voter enrolment drive in Meghalaya from July 1

SHILLONG, June 16 - Election Commission has said it will launch a special enrolment drive for about 1 lakh first time electors in the age group of 18 to 21 years from July 1.As per instructions of the EC, a special drive will begin on July 1 and conclude on ...
 The Assam Tribune2 months ago

Meghalaya Govt announces hike in wages

SHILLONG, May 29 - Meghalaya Government today announced a minor hike in wages for labourers and workers in the State, the second time in five years.In a statement here, Labour department principal secretary said the revised wages will take effect from April 1 ...
 The Assam Tribune2 months ago

BSF foils cattle smuggling bid, apprehends five persons

Shillong:- The Border Security Force has foiled a cattle smuggling bid in Meghalaya s West Garo Hills district and apprehended five persons, including two Bangladesh nationals, BSF officials said today. At first, a Bangladesh national identified as Md ...
 State Times2 months ago

Sports Shorts: Vijender predicts more medals at Worlds

IMAGE: Vijender Singh during a live training session. Photograph: Hitesh Harisinghani/ Eight years ago, he scripted history by opening the country's account in amateur boxing's marquee event and Vijender Singh feels India might just go one better on that during the 19th World Championship, starting August 25 in Hamburg. The 31-year-old had fetched a bronze medal at the 15th World Championship in Milan, just over a year after becoming India's first Olympic medallist in boxing -- a ...
 Rediff.com1 day ago

The Chinese don't want to fight a war

'They know it can embarrass them, as this surely isn't 1962.' 'They also know the moment they fire the first shot, all insecure powers in their front-yard, Australia to Japan and all the way westwards to India, will be brought together overnight, not something the deputy superpower wants,' says Shekhar Gupta. Let me first get a disclosure out of the way, and also apply for anticipatory bail. Anybody who knows me and my family knows the living beings we love and adore most of all are cats and ...
 Rediff.com6 days ago

A timeline of 70 years of Indian Independence

Indians carry the national flag and participate in an event ahead of Independence Day . Image: AP As we celebrate 70 years of Indian independence, it behooves us to flash back over the three score and ten years to make witness to the many events that shaped ...
 Sify1 week ago

Umngot River: A tourist hotspot in Meghalaya

Umngot River in the remote town of Dawki has been a major crowd puller with its lush greenery and crystal clear blue water. The river that flows through a small town in the Jaintia Hills is a must visit while travelling through the northeastern part of India.
 Sify3 weeks ago

Want to remove government interference at IIMs: Minister

HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar today received rare praise from the Opposition in the Lok Sabha for bringing a bill which seeks to usher in functional autonomy in the Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) by restricting the government role. The Indian ...
 catchnews.com3 weeks ago
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