“Here, poor mobile connectivity is a perpetual handicap. Lately, a teacher attempted to create a Class 10 WhatsApp group to engage with the students in some way. Out of 39 mobile numbers available, only 10 have the app but hardly any connectivity to proceed,” says Albert Thyrniang, the principal of Don Bosco School at Umswai. “Even if the network signal shows ‘on’, data service is cut off. How is online class possible,” he asks. Teachers and students of the Don Bosco School at Amkatchi, about 20 km away, and an Assam government school in between face a similar situation. So do three private schools in the vicinity catering primarily to the tribal Tiwa students. … [Read more...] about In the time of online classes, Northeast waits for a faint signal from a distant tower
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"China and India are the two largest developing countries and emerging economies. Development is our common goal and the most important convergence of interests. As China and India boast huge market potentials and high economic complementarity, we are fully capable of achieving win-win results through cooperation. China has been India’s largest trading partner for many years in a row, with cumulative investment in India exceeding $8 billion US dollars. China-India economic and trade cooperation has not only boosted the industries such as mobile phones, household appliances, infrastructure and automobile making in India but also created a large number of local jobs," he stated. … [Read more...] about China and India should be partners not rivals, need reasonable solution through peaceful negotiation: Chinese envoy
Referring to the phone conversation on July 5 between the two Special Representatives on border issues – India’s National Security Advisor Ajit Doval and China’s foreign minister Wang Yi – Sun said the two had agreed to strengthen communication through the mechanism of the Special Representatives, hold Meetings of the Working Mechanism for Consultation and Coordination (WMCC) on border affairs without interruption, consistently improve and strengthen confidence-building measures and prevent more incidents that undermine peace and tranquillity in the border areas. … [Read more...] about ‘Partners, rather than rivals’: Chinese ambassador to India
Breaking: @NayaRivera has officially been charged with domestic battery on her husband Ryan Dorsey. She was just arraigned and then released on a PR bond. Dorsey told deputies Naya hit him in the head and lip when they were taking their child for a walk. He has cellphone video. pic.twitter.com/5IJ1PNWfR4 … [Read more...] about Naya Rivera: Who is Glee star feared dead in lake accident?
People mourn for the deceased Seoul Mayor Park Won-soon at the Seoul National University Hospital in Seoul, South Korea, July 10, 2020. The 64-year-old mayor was found dead in the woods of Mount Bugak near his residence around midnight Friday local time. No sign of foul play was found, but the police was investigating the exact cause of his death. (Seoul Metropolitan Government/Handout via Xinhua) … [Read more...] about Funeral for mayor of S.Korean capital Seoul to be held for 5 days