Power transmission link via Bangladesh vital: Official

Agartala, Oct 21 (IANS) — A top power company official has suggested erecting power transmission lines for supply of... (more...)

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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...)

Wanted gangster arrested in Delhi

New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) — A man accused of murder and kidnapping and named one of the three most wanted criminals... (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...)

Child-tracing portal hit by poor infrastructure in northeast

Guwahati, Oct 13 (IANS) — Lack of computers in many police stations and poor internet connectivity have stopped police... (more...)

Andhra rice to reach Tripura via Bangladesh next week

Agartala, Oct 9 (IANS) — Five thousand tonnes of rice ferried in three small ships from Visakhapatnam port in Andhra... (more...)

Narayansamy to oversee Congress affairs in 7 north-eastern states

Shillong, Oct 8 (IANS) — The Congress Wednesday appointed former union minister V. Narayanasamy as in-charge of the... (more...)

Bangladeshi garments to spin business in northeast India: Indian diplomat

Agartala, Oct 8 (IANS) — Bangladeshi garment traders are keen on doing business in northeast India and the Tripura... (more...)

Tripura to supply 100 MW to Bangladesh

Agartala, Oct 7 (IANS) — India has initiated the process to supply 100 MW of power from Tripura to Bangladesh, an Indian... (more...)

Chopper service for Durga Puja revellers in Tripura

Agartala, Oct 1 (IANS) — The Tripura government Wednesday launched helicopter service for Durga Puja revellers and... (more...)

Buddhist Conclave to promote, package pilgrimage sites

New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) — To showcase the beauty of Buddhist heritage in India, the 4th international Buddhist Conclave... (more...)

Writers, artists ‘In-Residence’ call on president

New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) — President Pranab Mukherjee Monday said if artists and writers are able to make any difference... (more...)

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Light up Diwali with this delicious dinner: Butter Chicken, Basmati Rice with Peas, Chickpea Masala and Gulab Jamun

Indian festival is a fine reason for a feast BAL ARNESON POSTMEDIA NEWS Diwali is India’s biggest festival. People light candles and divas (small Indian…
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Heartbreaking photos of two elephants electrocuted in India

IANS Siliguri – Two elephants, including a female, were electrocuted in West Bengal’s Darjeeling district Saturday, an official said. The tuskers were found in a…
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A look at the long and treacherous history behind today’s Diwali celebrations

SURESH KURL VANCOUVER DESI  History is full of treacheries and conspiracies. There is one in the family of Dashratha, the mighty king of Ayodhya. He…
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Pink Chai Living: Preserving the food culture of India with traditional cooking

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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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How omega-6 fatty acids lower bad cholesterol

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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Hair Loss

Heads up: Those trendy man buns can cause the loss of your precious hair (w/video)

NICK EAGLAND VANCOUVER DESI It’s a hairstyle being sported by cutting-edge, trendsetting men, but the man bun may be causing Vancouver’s hipsters to go bald….
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Parkinson’s disease progression may be reversed

IANS London – Certain drugs can help reverse the effects caused by Parkinson’s disease, a study on fruit flies shows. Mutations in a gene called…
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Facebook, Apple to finance female staff freezing their ovaries

IANS San Francisco – Apple and Facebook have added an extra incentive to women considering working at the tech giants by giving female employees the…
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Ebola cases in West Africa could reach 10,000 per week: WHO

IANS Geneva – The World Health Organisation (WHO) has warned that the Ebola epidemic in West Africa could reach 5,000 to 10,000 cases per week…
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Canada-born Bollywood actress Lisa Ray plans cancer research institute in India

IANS Mumbai – Ever since Canada-born Indian actress Lisa Ray battled Multiple Myeloma, a form of cancer, she has campaigned for the cause and spoken…
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Cadaver shortage makes simulation best alternative for medical students

RUPESH DUTTA IANS  New Delhi – With India facing a grave shortage of cadavers in medical institutions to train its doctors, surgical simulation – replacing…
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