Mon, 30 Mar 2015

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    Assam Girl Wins Gold in International Championship

Assam Girl Wins Gold in International Championship

Madhusmita Baruah, a 22-year old student from Assam, has recently won a gold medal at the 3rd International Strength Lifting and Incline Benchpress Championship held at Manama in Bahrain. Madhusmita,

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Arunachal Pradesh
    Advanced Airfield May not be Possible in Tawang

Advanced Airfield May not be Possible in Tawang

An advanced airfield for military and commercial use in strategically important Tawang in Arunachal Pradesh may not be feasible due to topographic constraints and weather, a preliminary evaluation of a

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Meghalaya
    P.R. Kyndiah Passes Away; Three Day State Mourning in Meghalaya

P.R. Kyndiah Passes Away; Three Day State Mourning in Meghalaya

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday expressed grief at the death of former Union Minister P.R. Kyndiah and extended his condolences to the bereaved family. The prime minister described late

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    Irom Sharmila’s Issue Raised at UN Council

Irom Sharmila’s Issue Raised at UN Council

Irom Singhajit, brother of anti-AFSPA campaigner Irom Sharmila, drew the attention of the UN Council to the precarious human rights situation of the North East India reeling under the Armed

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Nagaland
    NSCN-K Headed for a Split ?

NSCN-K Headed for a Split ?

By H. Chishi The Khaplang faction of the National Socialist Council of Nagaland (NSCN) is heading for another split following the expulsion of two senior functionaries of the outfit. The

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    Funeral Held for Slain Mizo Policemen, Govt Vows Firm Action

Funeral Held for Slain Mizo Policemen, Govt Vows Firm Action

Mizoram Government on Sunday vowed to take firm action against Hmar People’s Convention-Democrats as a funeral was held here with full police honours for the three Mizoram policemen gunned down

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    In Dampa Tiger Reserve; Camera Traps Taking Pictures of Gunmen

In Dampa Tiger Reserve; Camera Traps Taking Pictures of Gunmen

By M Rajshekhar Along the length of Mizoram’s border with Bangladesh lies the Dampa tiger reserve, sprawled across 1,000 sq km. This tropical forest stretching over hills and valleys has

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Entertainment
Lifestyle
    Hookah No Less Harmful than Cigarettes

Hookah No Less Harmful than Cigarettes

That hookah is less harmful than cigarette is a popular misconception that may have serious ramifications for the youth, warns a new study. Hookah or water pipe is the new

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    Kidney Cancer on Rise in Notheast

Kidney Cancer on Rise in Notheast

By Daulat Rahman After throat and mouth cancer, kidney cancer is gaining a foothold in the Northeast. “I encounter five to six new cases of kidney cancer every month where

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