SHILLONG, Aug 19: A total of 358 youth became part and parcel of the Assam Regiment after taking part in the attestation parade of the regiment which was held at the Assam Regimental Centre here on Saturday.
The parade was reviewed by the Commandant, Assam Regimental Centre, Brigadier Sudhir Kumar Jha. The parade ground was thronged by parents and relatives of the trainees. A large number of military dignitaries and civilian guests were also present.
DARJEELING, Aug 19 (IANS): A bomb ripped through the heart of West Bengal’s hill town of Darjeeling damaging a few shops early on Sunday, police said.
No injuries were reported in the incident that caused panic among locals.
NEW DELHI, Aug 19 (IANS): In a society where HIV patients are very often forced into seclusion, a new book titled “I Am HIV-Positive, So What?” promises to raise new hopes among the silent sufferers.
The book, authored by journalist Jayanta Kalita and published by Bloomsbury, was launched on Friday at an event organised at the Press Club of India here.
SHILLONG, Aug 19: Led by its President, Dr. DD Lapang the Meghalaya Pradesh Congress Committee (MPCC) observed the 73rd Birth anniversary of Bharat Ratna Rajiv Gandhi, and the Sadbhavana Divas at Congress Bhawan Shillong on Saturday.
This observation of the day was held a day prior to Gandhi’s actual birthday on August 20, 2017 as the day happens to be a Sunday.
SHILLONG, Aug 19: St. Edmund’s College Shillong, working in collaboration with its Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC), organised a workshop themed ‘Higher Education: Reshaping the Learning Space’ on Saturday.
The resource person, Prof. K.V. Nagaraj, Head, Department of Mass Communication, Mizoram University, spoke on the emerging need for a reformation in Higher Educational Institutions (HEIs) and compared and contrasted the state of education in institutes abroad with those in India.