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India's fastest-growing state is Meghalaya at 9.
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As a young Director in UN Division of India's Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) in 1990, when the world was not networked as it is today, I have vivid recollections of following Saddam Husseinís invasion of Kuwait along with my colleagues in our office on a short-wave radio which carried the BBC hourly bulletins.
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Guwahati, 30th Jan (IANS): Assamese actor-singer Zubeen Garg, who puts his fame to good use by raising his voice against groups that dictate terms or strikes in his home state, says artistes can't be ordered to do something and that they should be "rebels with a cause".
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Mumbai, 29th Jan (IANS): Considering the Bollywood celebrities who have made it to the Padma awardees' list this year, "it's good that I did not get one", says veteran actor-writer Kader Khan.
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Only 16 of 29 states and seven union territories had digitised the leaky ration-card system of the world's largest programme to distribute subsidised food, the targeted public distribution system (TDPS), by the end of April 2015, according to the latest-available government data.
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