Mild earthquake hits northeast, Myanmar

Shillong, Dec 21 (IANS) — An earthquake measuring 4.8 on the Richter scale Sunday jolted northeastern states and parts... (more...)

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Other states to recruit northeast youth in police: Rijiju

Umsaw Khwan (Meghalaya), Dec 20 (IANS) — Youths from the northeastern states will be recruited in police forces in... (more...)

Centre to hold meeting of NE chief ministers on terror: Rijiju

Shillong, Dec 19 (IANS) — The central government would soon hold a meeting with all chief ministers of the eight northeastern... (more...)

India, Bangladesh can work on mutually beneficial projects: Modi

New Delhi, Dec 19 (IANS) — India conveyed to Bangladesh that it is willing to work on mutually beneficial projects... (more...)

‘Gyanodaya Express’ to arrive in Assam Saturday

Guwahati, Dec 19 (IANS) — Gyanodaya Express, an initiative of the Indian Railways to expose students to the history... (more...)

Bangladesh president arrives on six-day visit

New Delhi, Dec 18 (IANS) — Bangladesh President M. Abdul Hamid arrived here Thursday on a six-day official visit –... (more...)

Two militants gunned down in Assam

Guwahati, Dec 18 (IANS) — Security forces Thursday killed two cadres of a Meghalaya-based militant outfit in a gun... (more...)

‘Lima held no hope for an India facing extreme weather patterns’

New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) — The recently-concluded climate change talks in Lima failed to catalyze any optimism for... (more...)

Bangladesh Liberation War heroes remembered on Vijay Diwas

Agartala, Dec 16 (IANS) — Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar unveiled a war memorial here Tuesday on the occasion... (more...)

Bangladesh president coming Dec 18 on six-day visit

New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) — Bangladesh President M. Abdul Hamid arrives in India Dec 18 on a six-day official visit... (more...)

Modi promotes northeast as tourist destination

New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) — Prime Minister Narendra Modi Sunday sought to promote India’s northeast as a tourist... (more...)

Bangladesh president to visit India Dec 18

New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) — With the India-Bangladesh land swap agreement appearing poised to be implemented, Bangladesh... (more...)

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8th Annual Victor Ghirra Toy Drive collects over 3500 toys!

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Ibuprofen an anti-ageing medicine?

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Forever young? UBC researchers may have stumbled upon the secret to youthful skin

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At least 24 poor, elderly patients go blind after free cataract surgery in north India

CHONCHUI NGASHANGVA THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW DELHI — Authorities ordered an investigation Friday after at least 24 poor and elderly people went blind following cataract…
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20 Pakistani children infected with HIV after blood transfusions

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