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Two-year-old girl raped in Meghalaya

Shillong, Oct 24 (IANS) — A two-year-old girl is in critical condition after she was raped by her uncle in a Meghalaya... (more...)

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Students brainstorm on global issues in Shillong

Shillong, Oct 24 (IANS) — Indian students Friday began a brainstorming session in the state capital of Meghalaya on... (more...)

Andhra rice starts reaching Tripura via Bangladesh

Agartala, Oct 20 (IANS) — The second consignment of 5,000 tonnes of rice ferried in three small ships from Visakhapatnam... (more...)

Lacking infrastructure, ‘Paradise Unexplored’ remains just that

By Raymond Kharmujai Shillong, Oct 19 (IANS) — It’s been termed “Paradise Unexplored” but poor internal... (more...)

Give capital punishment to those who attack northeast people: NESO

Shillong, Oct 17 (IANS) — The North East Students Organisation (NESO) Friday demanded capital punishment for those... (more...)

HC restrains P.A. Sangma from using defamatory statement against Meghalaya CM

New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) — The Delhi High Court Thursday restrained former Lok Sabha speaker P.A. Sangma from repeating... (more...)

Captive IAF man rescued in Meghalaya

Guwahati, Oct 16 (IANS) — An air force personnel, held hostage in West Garo Hills district of Meghalaya, was Thursday... (more...)

Northeast India turns to Myanmar, Bangladesh for rice

By Sujit Chakraborty Agartala, Oct 16 (IANS) — Transport bottlenecks have forced India’s northeastern states... (more...)

Meghalaya seeks Rs.3,072 crore for flood relief

Shillong, Oct 15 (IANS) — The Meghalaya government Wednesday sought financial assistance of Rs.3,072 crore for restoring... (more...)

India will compete with Asia’s elite soon: John Abraham

Shillong, Oct 15 (IANS) — India will be able to compete against Asia’s football elite in the next five to six... (more...)

John urges NorthEast fans to throng stadium for support

Shillong, Oct 15 (IANS) — Bollywood actor John Abraham, co-owner of NorthEast United FC (NEUFC), Wednesday urged his... (more...)

Amitabh Bachchan urges support for flood-hit Kashmir

New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) — On behalf of the Indian film fraternity, Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan Tuesday appealed... (more...)

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Pakistan detects 3 more polio cases, bringing total to 220 as world marks awareness day

MUNIR AHMED THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ISLAMABAD – The World Health Organization said Friday that three more polio cases have surfaced in Pakistan, bringing the number…
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Australian surgeons successfully transplant ‘dead’ heart

IANS Sydney – Australian surgeons said Friday that they have made a major breakthrough by making a dead heart beat again and successfully using it…
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Toddlers may show signs of autism at 18 months

IANS New York – Younger siblings of children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) may show signs of the disorder by the time they are just…
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IANS London – A study has detected a gene that affects blood cholesterol levels by generating a compound from omega-6 polyunsaturated fatty acids, called lipoxins…
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Dallas health workers who treated Ebola case banned from travel

IANS/EFE Austin (Texas) – The authorities in Dallas have ordered 75 health workers who attended a patient who died of the Ebola virus to not…
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Heads up: Those trendy man buns can cause the loss of your precious hair (w/video)

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Parkinson’s disease progression may be reversed

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