State-run NTPC will consider selling electricity to Bangladesh from its upcoming 750 MW plant at Kokrajhar in Assam once the neighbouring country finalises plans to buy power from Palatana project in Tripura.
For Love and Honour
In case the title isn’t indication enough, this is a book about the big themes. For Love and Honour opens with soldiers of the 3rd Batallion celebrating India’s win at the 1983 cricket World Cup. They are in a deserted airfield in Mizoram and are interrupted mid-way through their celebrations — they have to rush into a counter-insurgency operation.
Major Rahul Schimer and Captain Akhil Mehra get into a tense confrontation with suspected terrorists and they come away from the incident with Captain Mehra losing an arm and Major Schimer losing a childhood friend.
Mehra is given an honourable dispatch from the Army. Rather than spending his life doing administrative tasks, he considers it as a second lease of life. He goes to a prosperous tea estate in Haflong, Assam, to be its security manager. Schimer, on the other hand, turns down the medal he is offered by the Army as he suffers from guilt and regret at having been instrumental in the death of his friend. More than the scenes ...