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Sri Lanka Census of conflict losses starts today

Sri Lanka Census of conflict losses starts today

Colombo SRI LANKA: Sri Lanka’s Department of Census and Statistics will conduct an island wide census to assess the human and property damages occurred during nearly three-decade long civil war…

Mysterious deaths in North Bihar

Mysterious deaths in North Bihar

MOTIHARI: It started with a sore throat, then loss of vision and then they died. Nine persons including three women have died due to a mysterious disease at three villages…

Nepali Congress leads in vote count

Nepali Congress leads in vote count

The Nepali Congress party has a clear lead in elections to a new Constituent Assembly with nearly half the seats counted, the Election Commission says. Results show the party winning…

Angola bans Islam as ‘illegal sect’

Angola bans Islam as ‘illegal sect’

Luanda, Nov 25: South-west African nation Angola became the first country in the world to ban Islam and to prohibit Muslims from openly practicing their faith. The country’s culture minister,…

Nagaland is the world’s falcon capital

Nagaland is the world’s falcon capital

DIMAPUR, NAGALAND – An international team of ornithologists has declared Nagaland as the “Falcon capital of the world” after estimating that about one million Amur Falcons roost in the State…

Talwars convicted of daughter’s murder- intelligentsia shocked

Talwars convicted of daughter’s murder- intelligentsia shocked

GHAZIABAD: In a shocking judgement that is sure to be challenged, noted dentist couple Rajesh and Nupur Talwar were convicted on Monday for the double murder of their 14-year-old daughter…

Choosing ‘NOTA’ will not mean fresh polls: SC

Choosing ‘NOTA’ will not mean fresh polls: SC

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Monday refused to direct the Election Commission to hold fresh polls in case the majority of the electorate exercises ‘None of the above’ (NOTA)…

Good voter turnout on Mizoram election day

Good voter  turnout on Mizoram election day

AIZAWL, Nov 24 –The Mizoram Assembly are on. AIZWAL: Voting to elect a new 40-member assembly in Mizoram began on Monday morning at 7am, with about 20 per cent of…

Kingfisher Killing Fields in Assam?

Kingfisher Killing Fields in Assam?

JORHAT, Assam – Migratory birds and endangered species are falling prey to villagers’ ignorance and a liking for wild fowl. Several migratory wild ducks and kingfishers have allegedly been caught…

Manipur to preserve its Polo Ponies

Manipur to preserve its Polo Ponies

IMPHAL: The Manipur Government has earmarked a portion of land at Heingang in Imphal East district for the protection and preservation of the endangered Manipuri ponies. This was announced by…

Nepal waits for new government

Nepal waits for new government

KATHMANDU, NEPAL — Polling stations were packed in Nepal early Tuesday morning as voters, deciding that casting ballots would be their first duty of the day, queued up – some…

Patna prepares for Christus Rex

Patna prepares for Christus Rex

PATNA: In this ‘year of faith’ Patna will bear witness to a large Catholic procession. Some  7,000 Catholics from different areas of Patna are expected to congregate for  the annual…

Manipur’s Sangai festival goes international

Manipur’s Sangai festival goes international

IMPHAL– VIPS from Burma, China and Thailand are slated to visit Manipur’s Sangai Festival which begins today [Thursday] and lasts till the end of November. The Manipur Government is all…

Bomb defused in Assam Train

Bomb defused in Assam Train

GUWAHATI – Somebody planted a bomb in a train at an Assam railway station. It was in a bag that had a tiffin box with a timing device. So far…

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